Top 10 Things to Do in Phuket

1- Visit Big Buddha
2- Enjoy the Phuket Fantasea Show
3- Explore the Old Phuket Town
4- Watch Simon Cabaret Show
5- Night Out on Bangla Road
6- One Day Trip to Phi Phi Islands
7- Experience Thai Massage and Spa
8- Day Visit to Phang-Na Bay
9- Learn How to Cook Thai Food
10- Enjoy the White Sand Beaches

Phuket is the largest and most visited fascinating island in Thailand. The island is connected to the mainland of Thailand by the Sarasin Bridge. Visitors enjoy their vacations with numerous of white sand beaches, tropical islands, fantastic landscapes and a colorful nightlife in the famous Walking Street which called as “Bangla Road” in Patong Area.

Phuket has a tropical climate year round. The hottest season if from April to June and the wettest and the rainy season from mid-August to end of October.

Let’s have a look top things to do in Phuket;

1- Visit Big Buddha

Big Buddha Things to do in Phuket

Visiting Big Buddha is one of the top things to do while in  Phuket and the most visited tourist spot in Phuket Island. The 45 mt tall Buddha Statue sitting atop Nakkerd Hill in Chalong District. Construction of the Big Buddha Complex began in 2004 and 90 percent of the project had been completed by 2019. Big Buddha not only a temple to visit also offers 360 degree views of Phuket. Can be visited everyday from 8:00 am to 6 pm.

 

2- Enjoy the Phuket Fantasea Show

phuket fantasea ticket

Phuket Fantasea is one of the most famous  theme park and cultural show in Thailand. The complex covers and area over 60 acres. Phuket Fantasea also offers one of the biggest buffet restaurant with 4000 seats which known as Kinnare Restaurant. The complex was opened December 1998. Spectacular 70 minutes of Phuket Fantasea Show contains light effects, Thai mythology, epic battles, Thai culture scenes and many more.. Theme Park also offers unique stores for shopping lovers. The complex accepts visitors from 5:00 pm, show begins at 9:00 pm everyday but not on Thursdays.

 

3- Explore the Old Phuket Town

Old Phuket Town

Thalang Road in the heart of Old Town is a must visit tourist spot while in Phuket. Sino-Portuguese buildings on the both side of the road converted to shops, hotels, cafes, restaurants and authentic souvenir stores. Europeans involved this beautiful since 18th century. Especially they been in the tin trade because of the island was a mining hub with its tin fields in the past. Weekend Market also know as Sunday Market can be visited only on Sundays from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. Cheapest place to buy souvenir!

 

4- Watch Simon Cabaret Show

cabaret simon Cabaret Show

Phuket Simon Cabaret show is offering a family-friendly spectacular evening with live traditional music from different countries, traditional dances, and humorousness performance by a group of the most beautiful transgenders also known as “ladyboys”. Extravagant costumes and impressive dancing skills of ladyboys will take you to different places of the world from America to China, from Europe to Middle East. Everyday open with 6:00pm, 7:30pm and 9:00pm show times.

 

5- Night Out on Bangla Road

bangla walking street phuket

Patong area is famous with its colorful nightlife. If you would like to spend a joyful night in Phuket, night life is centered in Bangla Road also known as “Walking Street”.  Bangla Road is considered as one of the most popular Walking Street in the world with full of bars, night clubs, Go Go bars which makes visitors enjoy memorable night out.

 

6- One Day Trip to Phi Phi Islands

One Day Trip to Phi Phi Islands

Phi Phi archipelago is one of the most beautiful natural formation in the world. Phi Phi Islands are an island group in the Andaman Sea. The islands are administratively belong to Krabi Province of Thailand. Koh Phi Phi Don is the largest and populated island of the group. Koh Phi Phi Leh is known as national park which is home of “Maya Bay”. Visitations here are highly increased after the Leonardo Di Caprio movie “The Beach”. By the way Maya Bay is closed to visitors by government decision since 2018.

 

7- Experience Thai Massage and Spa

thai massage

Phuket Island has many of quality, hygienic massage parlors and spa complexes. If you are staying in a resort most of the resorts offers spa facilities with skilled therapists. We recommend you to book your session before arrival couple days in advance for the resort facilities.  There are also some good places to have massage or body scrub in the shopping mall of Junk Ceylon or the Beach Road in  Patong area.

 

8- Day Visit to Phang-Na Bay

Day Visit to Phang Na Bay

Phang-Na Bay also known as Ao Phang Na National Park. The bay lies between Phuket Island, Andaman Sea and the mainland of Thailand. Phang-Na National Park characterized by limestone formations. Koh Tapu located in Phang-Na Bay is a popular tourist spot which called as “James Bond Island” after the movie of James Bond series “The Man with the Golden Gun” released in 1974.

 

9- Learn How to Cook Thai Food

thai cooking How to Cook Thai Food

If you like to impress your friends or family with your cooking skills, learn how to cook Thai food like a local chef while you are in Thailand. Phuket is a great destination to attend a cooking class. Some of cooking classes are offering market visit to learn about the ingredients.

 

10- Enjoy the White Sand Beaches

beaches in phuket thailand

Phuket Island is also known with its unique and outstanding white sand beaches. There are over 30 beautiful beach paradise around the island. While a few beaches are crowded such as; Patong Beach, Kata Beach, Karon Beach.. but there are also quite ones such as; Surin Beach, Mai Khao Beach, Rawai Beach, Nai Harn Beach and Panwa Beach. In rainy season from August to October visitors should be aware of red flags which means swimming is not allowed beacuse of big waves.

 

 

 

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