Aug 082010
Phuket beaches

Phuket beaches are attractive swimming spots but they can be dangerous, especially during the monsoon season

PHUKET WORD: There have been several reports of near drownings at Phuket beaches recently.
Locals and tourists have been caught in the dangerous surf, which is especially strong at this time of year during Phuket’s monsoon season (May to October).
Thankfully, lifeguards and locals have managed to rescue several swmmiers recently, including school children who got into difficulties at Nai Harn Beach.