11 Best Water Activities and Water Sports in Phuket

Water Sports in Phuket

What water sports can you enjoy in Phuket? [toc] There are a lot of water activities in Phuket to add some action to your holiday. The range goes from easy stuff like parasailing to real action sports like surfing and wakeboarding. Surf is only popular during the rainy season when waves are big enough, not often. Those noisy jetskis are thankfully limited to some areas of some beaches, but accidents

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11 Best Beaches for Snorkeling in Phuket

Best Snorkeling Beaches in Phuket

Where to Snorkel in Phuket? [toc] What are the best snorkelling beaches in Phuket? Not all the beaches here are suitable for admiring sea life, and as we were often asked which is best, we listed beaches with nice rocky areas here. None will be as beautiful as Coral Island or Similan Islands, but they will have enough marine life to make your day. The best beaches are often remote

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Freedom Beach, a Hidden Beach in Phuket

Freedom Beach, Phuket Island

What is the secret of Freedom Beach? [toc] The beautiful and secluded Freedom Beach is an anomaly. It is one of the prettiest beaches in Phuket, with incredibly soft white sand and clear blue waters. It is just a few minutes away from Patong Beach, the busiest beach on the island and yet, it is surprisingly peaceful and quiet. So what is the secret of Freedom Beach? Freedom Beach Video

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NAITHON BEACH ⛱️

Naithon Beach

What to Do in Naithon Beach? [toc] Naithon Beach is one of these little-known beaches on the west coast of Phuket, far from crowded areas such as Patong Beach or Kata Beach. People chose to stay here to find a peaceful village with just enough restaurants and hotels not to feel too remote but still all the necessary facilities you need for a great holiday. Phuket being such a small

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Banana Beach Phuket ⛱️ A Secret Beach in Phuket

Banana Beach in Phuket

How to get to the almost secret Banana Beach? [toc] Banana Beach in Phuket is a little hidden treasure. Phuket is a world-famous holiday destination, and every corner of this tiny tropical island has been explored, invaded, sold, developed and exploited. Yet, the small Banana Beach is hiding from the crowd. We thought it wouldn't last, but it is still quiet. Banana Beach Video Considering that Banana Beach is

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Paradise Beach, Phuket ⛱️

Paradise Beach in Phuket

What to Do on Paradise Beach? [toc] UPDATE: Paradise Beach is open and the entry fee is now 100 baht. Paradise Beach Phuket is just 4 kilometres from Patong Beach and consists of two small sandy bays with blue water, soft sand and coconut trees. You will find plenty of beach chairs, bars, restaurants, shops and massive parties on some nights. Yes, Paradise Beach is small, remote and not easy

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MERLIN BEACH ⛱️

Merlin Beach

What to do on Merlin Beach? [toc] Merlin Beach, Tri Trang Beach, Paradise Beach, Freedom Beach, which is which? Whenever we post a photo of any of these beaches, it starts endless discussions, which is still confusing. The names' similarities, plus the fact that some of these beaches were hard to reach until recently, didn't help. However, these four beaches are located around a peninsula just south of Patong Beach,

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Ao Sane Beach ⛱️ What to Do in Ao Sane?

Ao Sane Beach

What to Do in Ao Sane? [toc] Ao Sane Beach (pronounced Ao Sain) proves that Phuket still has some little beaches hidden from view where you can pretend nothing has changed in the past twenty years. Of course, there is no such thing as a 'secret beach' anymore, but you must make a little effort to get there. Ao Sane is clearly visible from Nai Harn Beach, but you will

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Ya Nui Beach ⛱️

Ya Nui Beach

What to do in Ya Nui Beach? [toc] Ya Nui Beach is a charming tiny bay tucked in a cove between the Windmill Viewpoint and the famous Promthep Cape in the very south of Phuket Island. It looks like a secret beach, but it is very well known and can be busy sometimes. Don't expect to find a deserted secret beach such as Banana Beach, north of Phuket Island, or

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