(Haad Rawai) is a seafront village in Phuket. The north
part of Rawai is known as Hat Mittraphap (Haad Mittraphap),
and has some beachfront, while the southern portion
is the urban area and a port called Laem Ka (Ka cape).
is located at the southern tip of Phuket. It is much
less touristy than nearby Kata and Patong beaches and
an excellent place to experience some real Thai culture.
This palm-fringed beach is best known for sea gypsies,
a formerly nomadic fishing minority believed to be of