Visit Phuket Island and find that there are many great, fun things to do and places to visit on your next family vacation. Phuket is probably the most accessible of Thailand’s island destinations and it serves as the gateway to the world famous Thai islands, national parks, and beaches.
Go out to eat around Phuket Island
You’re seriously spoiled for food choices in Phuket with a wider variety of cuisines than anywhere else in Thailand –from local noodle shops, beach vendors, hawker stands, great Thai and sea food restaurants to the finest international dining restaurants.
If you’re on a budget, the Natural Restaurant in Phuket town is the perfect place for you to dine. With an extensive menu of Thai food, this restaurant is one of the best in town with very reasonable prices.
Phuket also has lots of stylish Places to eat. La Gaetana, is a stylish restaurant that is great fun and very eccentric, serving the bet international cuisine. Other restaurants and hotels with fine dining experience include Le Versace, Raya Restaurant, One Chum Restaurant, The Family Restaurant in Kata Beach, Siam Supper Club, Grill Bill Kamala, Red Duck Restaurant, Euro Thai Restaurant, etc.
Go and Experience Phuket’s Adventure Activities
While the blue skies and the heavenly beaches are a major draw, it is the variety of activities offered that makes this island such a great all year-round destination.
You’ve got world class dive trips and snorkeling, Jungle Safari, elephant trekking, boat trips, traditional Thai massage, cooking classes, world class golf courses, shooting ranges, water parks, go-carting, Caberet, and the famous island excursions.
Sample Phuket’s Cultural Acticities
With a rich cultural history, Phuket boasts many beautiful examples of Chinese Temples and Shrines.
Based on popularity, these are some of the best Phuket Island must-do places and activities:
1. Surin Beach
Located at the northern end of the island, Surin beach has become the ultra-hip place to hang out with your friends or family. This Phuket beach boasts the trendiest restaurants and bars for dining and partying.
2. The Chaotic and Vibrant Phuket Night Markets
The busy markets stretch all the way along the beach road and just about every space that is available in between. Browsing the colorful stalls of souvenirs, handmade crafts, dubious counterfeit items, and clothes is a wonderful experience that’s integral to travel in Asia.
3. Karon and Kata Beaches
If you’re looking for a more laid back scene in Phuket, Karon and Kata beaches are just what you need. With amazing viewpoints nearby, there’s still a lot going on on theses beaches to keep you interested. These beaches are among the best on the island. Other quiet beaches in Phuket include Paradise beach, Freedom Beach, Banana Beach, Cape Panwa, Ao Yon, Layan Beach and Mai Khao beach.
4. Big Buddha, Phuket Island
Big Buddha is one of the big cultural attractions in Phuket. Rested on his mountaintop, Big Buddha is always awe-inspiring. It’s very big and can be spotted from many places in the south of Phuket. It’s even more striking when viewed from the top with some vibrant viewpoints all the way up the mountain.
5. Wat Chalong
The Wat Chalong is a temple that is one of the most popular symbols of Thailand. With stunning colors and rich decorations, Wat is the largest temple in Phuket making it another popular cultural attraction on the island.
6. Phuket Old Town
Phuket Old Town is a wonderful place to visit. It gives you a glimpse of what life really was like on the island hundreds of years back when the Europeans and Chinese arrived to mine for tin. There are many beautiful examples of Sino-Portuguese architecture as well as Chinese shop houses, which, up to date, operate as gold, traditional textiles, and printing businesses.
If you only get to visit a few of these places on Phuket island, you’ll have the most unforgettable holiday ever! Go for it…Book your stay at Serenity Resort & Residences today!