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When the surf is too big elsewhere, Kalim is one of the better breaks on Phuket, where a righthand reefbreak unfolds over shallow coral, plus there’s an occasional left. The ride is about 50-100m (165-330ft) long and gets very shallow at the end. When it gets crowded, it usually remains very friendly in the line-up. Mid incoming tide is usually better.

Intermediate to experienced riders only.

  • All Tides
  • Submerged reef with peaky waves
  • Sand
  • SW - W
  • Easterly
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