24 Best Things to Do in Phuket and around (Updated for 2020)

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What to do in Phuket? [toc] Wondering what the best things to do in Phuket are? The popularity of this amazing island comes from the incredibly vast range of activities and tours, from fantastic beaches and natural wonders to glittering temples and human-made attractions. Phang Nga Bay is an absolute must-do, with jaw-dropping limestone cliffs and flooded caves. Phi Phi islands are everyone's second favourite even though it can be

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Andasi Restaurant inside Aquaria Phuket

Andasi Underwater Restaurant at Aquaria Phuket

Dining with the fish in Phuket Town [toc] Andasi Restaurant offers an unusual dining experience within Aquaria, the new giant aquarium of Central Floresta in Phuket Town. We decided to give it a try, and the experience was better than expected. The price tag is rather high, and the amount of tables available inside the 'tunnel' is very limited, so make sure you book well in advance. We previously visited

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Blue Tree Phuket Water Park

Blue Tree Phuket Water Park

The largest water park in Phuket [toc] Blue Tree Phuket water park is a new and immense playground designed for adults and kids to spend a day of fun in the warm waters of a tropical island. With its multicolour and brightly decorated building, the park is easy to spot on the roadside of Cherngtalay, halfway between  Bangtao beach and the well-known heroine's circle. This 17,000 square metres lagoon is

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Phi Phi Islands, Thailand ▷ What to Do in Phi Phi Island?

Phi Phi Island

What to Do in Phi Phi Islands? [toc] Phi Phi islands are an archipelago in the south of Phuket, and in case you were wondering, Phi Phi is pronounced Pee-Pee, not Fi-Fi! Anyway, they don't need to be introduced since Leonardo DiCaprio took care of this in 2000 with the movie 'The Beach'. Since then, the island keeps developing. As we all sadly remember, a tsunami wiped out the island

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Phuket Boat Lagoon Marina

Phuket Boat Lagoon Marina

What to Do at Phuket Boat Lagoon Marina [toc] Phuket Boat Lagoon was the first marina built in Phuket several decades ago, and at the time it was one of the trendiest places to be for residents and expats. While it is just next to another famous marina (Royal Phuket Marina), Phuket Boat Lagoon is more a living Marina than its counterpart. It might be less fancy, but it is

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Phuket Big Buddha

Big Buddha Phuket

How to get to the Big Buddha of Phuket? [toc] Big Buddha Phuket is a 45-meter-tall white marble statue visible from anywhere in the southern part of Phuket. It is probably at the top of everyone's 'Must-Do in Phuket', and for a good reason. The views from up there are breathtaking. The statue is built with people's donation and is still under construction. If you feel like doing something to

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Monkey in Phuket – Monkey Hill Phuket Town

Monkey Hill Phuket

Where to See Monkeys in Phuket? [toc] Update: Monkeys are unpredictable and can be dangerous! Never feed them by hand. Accidents are not unusual and they are not worth risking your holiday or even your life! Phuket Monkey Hill is the best-known monkey playground on the island, a hill covered with immense red and white antennas in the back of Phuket Town. That hill may be easy to see, but

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Let’s Relax Spa Phuket – Affordable independent spas in Phuket

Let's relax Spa at Phuket Boat Lagoon Marina

An affordable independent spa in Phuket [toc] Let’s Relax Spa has been around Thailand for a few years now, and it started in 1998 with a single shop in Chiang Mai. There are now more than 30 branches around Thailand, including seven spas in Phuket. Let’s Relax fills the gap between tiny street massages parlours you can see by the dozen on the side of roads, and the more sophisticated

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Phuket Waterfalls – Where are Phuket Waterfalls?

Phuket Waterfalls

Are Phuket waterfalls worth visiting? [toc] The waterfalls in Phuket are not impressive, especially during high season when the lack of rain can reduce the stream to a trickle. Only 3 of the 4 waterfalls listed below are significant, but like anywhere in the world, even a small stream never fails to attract kids and families during the weekend. You should also know that the two largest are inside a

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Aquaria Phuket at Central Floresta – Phuket New Aquarium

Phuket Aquaria at Central Floresta

How is Phuket Town new aquarium? [toc] Aquaria Phuket is a new attraction in Phuket town, on the lower floor of the immense Central Floresta, (part of Central Festival). The place covers a large surface, and it is advertised as the largest aquarium in Thailand, with 25,000 animals and 300 species, which we didn’t take the time to count. The surface is indeed impressive but How does Aquaria look like?

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10 Best Spas in Phuket – Massages and Wellness Centers

Best Spas in Phuket

What are Phuket best spas? [toc] Phuket is blessed with an incredible array of spas for all budgets and those in search of stillness and mind-body rejuvenation will find plenty of choices here. If you spend any time wandering the beaches or streets of Phuket, you’ll soon find someone offering a hands-on healing service, whether it’s a beachside massage or a foot reflexology treatment in a little shop. If you’re

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Phuket FantaSea Show – Kamala Beach

Phuket FantaSea Show on Kamala Beach

What is Phuket FantaSea Show? [toc] The FantaSea Show in Phuket is a hugely popular show involving dancers and a dozen adult elephants. This massive show is on the ground of a large theme park located in Kamala Beach. After almost 20 years, the show is still going strong, welcoming million visitors each year. Tourists from around the world enjoy a dazzling performance narrating the legend of Kamala, which in

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Hong by Starlight by John Gray Seacanoe – Phang Nga Bay Kayaking

Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay by Kayak [toc] Phang Nga Bay is Phuket and Thailand most fascinating landscape and the best way to explore it is with 'Hong by Startlight', slowing gliding among giant cliffs in a silent kayak. The cliffs and caves are ‘out-of-this-world’, sceneries you must see with your own eyes if you travelled half the globe to come to here. We have been in Phang Nga a dozen times,

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