Right after the famous view point on the way from Karon / Kata beach you will find a small road leading into the forest and down to this well hidden beach. Here you also find a restaurant and bar where you can rent various water sport articles. If you don't feel like driving the road down to the beach you can always enter this beach is by sea, just ask a long tail boat to take you there and then pick you up again in the afternoon.
In the beginning of December 2006, Thailand launched the first of 22 tsunami-detection buoys to be positioned around the Indian Ocean as part of a regional warning system against giant waves caused by earthquakes under the sea. The satellite-linked deep-sea buoy will float 1,000km (620mi) offshore, roughly midway between Thailand and Sri Lanka.