Where to Visit in Phuket :: Thailand
Phuket Thailand is a largest Island lying in an Indian ocean, surrounded by crystalline water, and abundant of colorful fish and marine life surrounded by mountainous range. Phuket the pearl of Andaman Sea described as charming magnificent island, with beautiful scenery and abundant of natural resources it’s a neighboring province of panga- nga to the north, and krabi on the other side, with the land area of 576 square kilometers, phuket has its own special settings and character, the picturesque landscape and sea escape creates a verdant beauty of immense vitality. From sunny sky, to crystalline water and bless of powdery sandy beaches to mountain range. It has unique and lovely settings in these different areas a regional charm the ambience of the south.
Phuket Beaches Touted as one of the best beaches in the world. Splendid tropical scenic view beaches, languorous feeling of its beautiful crystal clear water and powdery sand fascinating coral reef and coves, waterfalls, hospitable Thai people, and delicious spicy Thai food and romantic ambience as the sun meets the horizon on its lovely phuket coast Phuket island Lies around 862 kilometers from city of Bangkok, the major Industry are Tourism and the Tin largest producers in the country, phuket known for many years as a top tropical holiday destination in Asia Attract thousands of foreign visitors all over the world annually.
Top Best Beaches in Phuket to Visit.
spectacular Patong Sunset Beach View in fact it’s a great place to watch the sunset. Amazing beautiful golden sunset one of the romantic place for couple. Were sun turns golden yellow and orange in the sky stretching to sparkling water on patong coast, were sun meets the horizon a great place and the most famous beach in Phuket on the central west coast of phuket town, about 3 kilometers long a beautiful beach the most developed.
Patong Beach filled with many resorts, hotels, restaurants, shopping, and night life are lining up on the coast. Plenty of tourist attractions and famous for its night life party goers. About 20 minutes drive in Phuket town but too crowded during pick season, if you’re a type of tourist looking for quite place and family friendly beach avoid this beach, there are many clean and only few people in other beaches can choose. Such as panwa beach another alternative for family friendly beach. Kata or hat nai harn beach. But Patong has its own special character and beauty;
Hat Nai Harn beach aerial view
The aural ambience of Nai Harn beach has a beautiful picturesque backdrop of greenery landscape to emerald water and golden sand to the blue sky is perfect for your holiday trip, This photo was taken at the balcony of le meridian hotel Phuket it’s a wonderful borrowing scenic view A natural surrounding nature a picturesque curved view of nai harn beach, plenty of deciduous trees for shading but there are many shading umbrellas filled across the stretching golden curved beach, foot massage on the beach and cold coconut juice while relaxing. It’s a perfect for the holiday trip.
Nai harn beach the loveliest beach and famous for Diving and waters sports in Phuket. a great place to watch amazing panoramic view of spectacular sunset, it’s languorous feeling for viewing sunset when the sky transform from blue to golden sunset while you will enjoying this peaceful s environment, and the sea breezy wind.
Karon beach picture above the second largest beach in Phuket, this 5 kilometer curved beach with turquoise water and a wide beach, another beautiful white sandy peaceful beaches in Phuket but sand are rougher, and too hot to swimming in afternoon so morning are the best time to swim, and avoid high tide, the waves are quite rough which is not safe to swim for kids.
Kata Beach Phuket best beaches for family the loveliest beach in Phuket, a curve and soft powdery sand so clean and clear calm water. Kata Beach a Family Friendly Beach. With many tress shading on the shore, shallow water. One of the best beaches in Phuket I think, there are food seller on the straits will sell fresh sea food ready to cook for you and fresh fruit. One of my recommended beaches to visit if you have kids.
Panwa beach better known as khao kat beach Located on the east coast cape panwa. The golden sand beach is a quiet and peaceful environment type, I love this beach not so many people, you can drive around this area by motor bike and soak in the water, and sometimes it’s very windy while the area was surrounded by a luxury villa and resort. Known for its Hollywood celebrity favorite destination.
Mae Khao Beach Phuket Popular Beaches, The longest Beach in Phuket and least develop, not so crowded but there are several world class luxurious resorts filled across on the beach shore. Hat Nai Harn Just 18 kilometers from town, another popular beach in Phuket describe as beautiful and charming beach, peaceful, good scenery and quiet the Island is famous for diving /water sports.
Hat Surin, 26 kilometers from town Ao karon Beach, Ao Patong beach.
Kamala one of the most popular beach in phuket Lies on the North of Patong Beach beautiful long stretch fine sandy beaches and a peaceful environment away from overcrowded place of Phuket. Few interesting attraction in kamala there is a temple and a village Friday market, while Phuket fantasea are also located in this area. Kamala is home to the world most exclusive luxurious and resorts.
Nai Yang Beach Phuket another longest beach, the nearest distance from airport this beach is different character popular among locals not so crowded its more about local way of life non-touristy environment.
Phuket Things To Do:
Phuket Fantasea Should not miss if visitors come to Phuket for holiday it is highly recommended the most famous extravagant cultural them park entertainment in Thailand the shows featuring the beauty of Thai culture and tradition of Thai kingdom. A combination of modern technology 4d with the light sounds techniques a Las Vegas style. Phuket fantasea has a restaurant offering a grand buffet with international cuisines and local Thai food. A 4,000 capacity to cater visitors before the shows start.
Open hour 17:30 - 23:00 every day except Thursday. The shows begin at 21:00 p.m duration 1 and 20 minutes.
Splash Jungle Water Park Phuket, Part of centara group resorts and villa, but open to everyone for those who love exciting adventure, this water park is another popular thing to do in Phuket, it is good and exciting activities for family specially kids. This giant water park is located near Mai Khao beach; one of the highlight is the lazy river, aqua play pool, Giant Super Bowl, 15 meters high boomerango tube, kids slide and many more. Inside have 3 restaurants, the admission fee for adult is 1,290 and 650 baht for children, but below 5 yrs old are free. Phuket Splash Water Park open daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm located at mai khao soi 4, Thalang Phuket Thailand or visit www.splashjunglewaterpark.com
Phuket Butterfly Garden and Aquarium at Mu Ban Sam Kong, 2 or 3 Kilometers from Town
The Marine Biological Research Centre Laem Phanwa around 9 Kilometers from town
Chana Charoen Farm at Chana Charoen Road, There is Elephant Shows, and crocodile attraction.
Phuket marina was declared Asia’s Maritime capital. Phuket annual King’s cup sailing regatta Asia’s premier yachting regatta annually attracts around 90 racing yachts and crew around the world, the five days of racing in early December.
Hat Nai Yang National Park 37 kilometers from Phuket town, there are plenty of interesting to see inside the national park such as gigantic sea turtles. And many more. Contact. The Royal Forestry Department (national Park division) Tel.5790529, 5794842
Wat Chalong the most sacred and famous temple in phuket, houses luang por cham a large bronze image are place in the ordination hall, along with the other important religious image.
Hat Promthep cape over looking to nai harn scenic view famous for par gliders is one of the popular activities to do in phuket, the picture above was taken over promthep cape. Over looking to a Beautiful scenic view beach of hat nai harn Phuket one of the most popular destination among tourist paragliders, promthep cape is a view point, a great place to wat sunset view, and the most popular paragliding spot for beginners.
Phuket Diving Site
Diving around Phuket - Phuket is the largest dive centre in Thailand. There are few good dive sites around on its coastline since the tsunami devastating on its place the marine life, coral reefs and visibility had been affected. But these day’s people around the world personally volunteered to help the rich marine life such as coral reef and other species recovered of its devastating area, and regain back to Paradise since more than many years ago. You can arrange or book for diving or snorkeling at your hotel information. the best month for diving in phuket during high season month of November to April this are the peak season.
Meridian Reef - between Patong and Karon Beaches, good for diving but Snorkeling is one of recommended there are plenty of colorful marine fish.
Kata House Reef - good for diving Located between Koh Phuket and Koh Phu only 5 min in kata beach the sites can be seen a Tuna fish, Blue spotted ribbon tail rays, white tip reef sharks, and Barracuda. The average depth 16 ft and maximum depth 40ft
Koh Dok Mai - one of the good Dive sites, they have nice corals, rich in invertebrates, can seeing the sea snakes, leopard sharks, moray eels, honey comb grouper etc. The Average depth is 63 ft, maximum and the depth is 103 ft.
Anemone Reef – numerous fish, shrimps, and crabs a poisonous lion fish can be found
Hin Musang - the best recommended dive sites popular among divers,colourful marine life, abundant of fish from moray eels,lobster,lion fish ,honeycomb grouper, ornate ghost pipefish,barracuda,snapper,leopard sharks and many more etc.the average minimum depth 19m or 63 ft and maximum depth 80 ft.
Koh Hi (Coral Island) Only 45 min by boat from chalong bay suitable for snorkeling and diving. Tourist can join the boat trip and snorkeling. Inquiry can be seen in add travel operator in phuket.
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