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What better way to enjoy a private business on a public beach

Phuket Beach Grows Sofas for Comfort of Jet-Ski Operators

Sunday, December 20, 2015
PHUKET: A Phuketwan reader has sent these photos of Kata beach on Phuket today, and says the photographs show that jet-ski operators are ready to relax in comfort while their private business prospers on the public beach. Authorities are not happy with tourists bringing their own beach chairs.


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What the rules about when they can drive on the beach before 10.30 ? and drive from the beach and not after 16.30 ? and NOT gasoline on the Beach ++++ And where are Mr Mayor Tawee Thongcham ??

Posted by Bjorn Ronningen on December 20, 2015 14:01


I would venture out to bet tourists are not likely to be allowed to park their pick-up trucks on the beach either.

Obviously some people are more equal than others.

Posted by Herbert on December 20, 2015 14:18


if you hire a couch id check it for tears first.

Posted by slickmelb on December 20, 2015 14:37


A week before Christmas and the beach looks really quiet? Is it to do with all the rip offs?

Posted by Quiet? on December 20, 2015 17:57


The situation is getting totally out of control. Bring back the army!

Posted by jimbo34 on December 20, 2015 18:06


Don't know what beach you went to but karon kata and nai harn were busy today got to also remember it's looks quieter without the beaches being filled with rows of sunbeds and umbrellas

Posted by Michael on December 21, 2015 00:29


Is it in the 10% zone ?

I will dearly miss reading this site and wish all at Phuketwan success in their future endeavors

Posted by Anonymous on December 21, 2015 01:15


It would be interesting to see the reaction of the authorities if people now park their cars and trucks on the beach with their own sun beds and umbrellas in the same way as the jet ski operators do
Since the jet ski operators are allowed to do so then it would be difficult to argue that others are not allowed to as well

Posted by Paul on December 21, 2015 10:47


Risen from the sands from the ashes of sunbeds this is truly a miracle.

Posted by slickmelb on December 21, 2015 11:33


Send a mail and ask Karon Mayor Tawee Thongcham on: or call 076-330186 and ask fore Mayor Tawee. I think a have try 500 time +++

Posted by Bjorn Ronningen on December 21, 2015 13:00


Next: Washing the car on the beach or an oil change...?

Posted by herbert on December 21, 2015 14:33


Maybe we all thake a Pick-up truck to Kata beach, inside the rolls in the morning and afternoon like Jet-Ski Operators ?? And take a beer or 2.

Posted by Bjorn Ronningen on December 21, 2015 15:34


That's just a statement to say that they are above the law or at the worst supported by it.

Posted by irishkev24 on December 21, 2015 16:45


What is the problem? Just being jealous. There are lots of people who want comfort on the beach.

Posted by tom on December 21, 2015 18:29


Must be sponsored by government for all the taxes that jet ski operators finally started to pay... right?

Posted by Jakub P. on December 21, 2015 23:36


what we must pay to bring also our Sunbed to the Beach?

Posted by Hagner, Siegfried on December 22, 2015 00:06


If these guys were gents they'd let the elder tourists sit in these chairs for a while, yes? (Er, no actually - Ed.)

Posted by Sue Yu on December 22, 2015 16:14


You can bring your own sunbed for free Hagner, Siegfried. If you say it is absurd and not touristfriendly to let tourists take the sunbeds hotel-beach v.v. I agree with you.

The police will explain the use as renting Sue Yu so letting them use the sofa is impossible.

Posted by Farang on December 23, 2015 10:06


The sofa are back again after 2 days away, But now are them back 26 Desember afternoon :)

Posted by Bjorn Ronningen on December 27, 2015 04:27

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