As a tropical island paradise, you would expect Phuket to have many beaches and water based activities.
You would not be wrong of course and much of your time is likely to be taken up enjoying the white sandy beaches and having fun in the warm, crystal clear waters.
Sun, sea and sand is by no means the only things that Phuket has to offer however and there are countless many other attractions that can keep the whole family entertained. Whether you are looking for a hectic and naughty nightlife, perhaps some adventure or maybe relaxing with a massage, Phuket has all that anybody can need. Whether you are young or old, rich or poor, you will never find yourself without anything to do in Phuket. Just have a look around the island and surrounding areas and you will find a wealth of exciting activities that will keep anybody busy.
Diving & Snorkeling
Getting up close to a vast array of vividly coloured marine life is something that is an experience you will never forget. Quality snorkeling and diving locations allow you to see a multitude of fish species, not to mention other magnificent creatures that live among the rocks and corals. Phuket has many quality snorkeling and diving sites for you to enjoy, ranging from sites that are ideal for the amateur sightseer, to more challenging sites for the more fanatical divers.
From 30 baht Thai meals to luxurious gourmet feasts, Phuket is never short of food options. Thai cuisine is internationally acclaimed as among the best in the world so visitors should not miss out on trying out the local dishes. That said however, if you find Thai food a little too spicy for your liking there are still plenty of other options for you to choose from. Phuket is very well geared up to catering to the tastes of overseas visitors, making Phuket a destination that will cater to…
If there is one thing that Phuket is never short of, it is bars. Asides from the climate, the beach and what the Andaman has to offer many visitors come flocking to the island for the magnificent nightlife. From hectic bars that are thumping out tunes until late, to pubs with live music and a great atmosphere there is always something to do once the sun has gone down. If you are looking for a holiday that lets you experience a bit of the wild life at night, you are certainly in the right…
Spa and Massage
Whether you are looking to soothe your aching body after an active day sightseeing, or you are looking to recharge your batteries so you are ready for life back home, a spa and massage could be just what you need. Thailand is known for its massages that help invigorate the body and for many, a Thai massage is an essential part of the trip. If you are looking for a massage, you will not have to look far for somebody that is more than happy to help.
Phuket is a shopper’s paradise so expect to be taking bag loads of gifts back to friends and family. There are countless different things to buy, ranging from clothing at a fraction of the price you could buy back home to arts and crafts that you will find nowhere else. Some of the best shopping opportunities are in the evenings when market stalls begin to set up to tempt the passing crowds. Make sure you bring plenty of spending money with you, because there is plenty to spend your money…
You might be forgiven for thinking that beyond the beach, the sea and the nightlife that there is little else to do on Phuket. That could not be further from the truth however because your days could be packed full of different activities, with something different every day. From more gentile activities that older people will enjoy to more physical activities for younger people, anybody should find themselves occupied all day long. Local tour operators will be able to tell you of the …