Don’t know what to do while travelling to Phuket? Try out these fun activities that you get to do in Phuket!jessie tan
Getting bored and tired of the city life? Looking for a short vacation or getaway with your friends, family or soulmate but have no idea where to go? Let’s have a getaway to Phuket !
There are so many islands in Thailand and Phuket is the largest one among all. Phuket has been the most attractive tourist destination for decades and the fun things to do in Phuket are literally endless and interesting. From beach activities to shopping, from market foods to cafes hunting, from slow lifestyle of Old Town to night life in Patong, the list of activities in Phuket will never disappoint you!
Let’s take a look to attractions and things to do in Phuket.
1. Islands hopping
Trust me, you should plan one day for islands hopping, explore the interesting islands nearby that are worth a visit. Phuket has a lot of beautiful islands with different sceneries and stories. You may book the islands hopping tour through online or just book it when you arrived at Phuket. You can spot everywhere in Phuket that is selling the tour packages and most of the hotels offer these packages to their guests too. Sometimes booking on the spot might be even more cheaper than online booking.
There few packages allow you to explore the islands by long tail boat, speedboat or yacht, it really depends on your budget on choosing these packages. Islands hopping in Phuket now is extremely convenient as it’s makes possible to explore many large and amazing islands without switching hotel. Some of the islands offer activities such as snorkeling and kayaking that will bring a lot of fun to you!
2. Patong beach and town
Patong is one of the famous and must-go beach resort towns on the west cost of Phuket. It is considered to be the most lively place in Phuket. If it’s your first time travelling to Phuket, Patong is the most ideal place to stay with its variety of activities and night life. You will love this place! It’s the busiest town in Phuket with endless hotels, restaurants, shopping spots, bars and clubs. “Bangla Road” is a street that is fulled of bars and clubs. There’s never a reason to be bored in Patong!
3. Foods to eat and cafes in Phuket
It is hard for people to say no to Thai food! Thai food – as exotic as it is. Of course, you can find delicious foods from street foods to restaurants in Phuket as well. Here are some foods and restaurants that you shouldn’t miss out while visiting Phuket! These spots literally lead you to endless aftertastes !
4. Phuket Old Town
If you wish to enjoy some peaceful times, you can explore and discover the historical town of Phuket. Phuket Old Town is the capital and province of Phuket. Phuket town shines with its own personality and specialty, you can find some colorful buildings with Sino-colonial architecture. There’re a lot of interesting shops here, including “shop-house”, beautiful cafes, well-known restaurants and souvenirs shops. It’s somehow similar to Georgetown in Penang.
5. Phuket night Market
If you’re not the kind of person that like to enjoy your night with alcohol, you can still plan your night in Phuket by visiting their night markets. If you’re a shopholic, you will like the night markets. Phuket night markets are special with their culture and vintage style. Most of the markets are usually open on weekends. Not only street foods, you also can find many things in the market, such as clothes, earrings, tattoo stickers, customized souvenirs, handcraft and pre-loves stuffs. If you really want to buy it, you can bargain with the price.
Book your date and pack your luggage!
Phuket will be an awesome short getaway for you.