Phuket is often known for its white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. However there is so much more to discover in Phuket. We have put together a list of 9 best things to do in Phuket to make sure you see the top attractions during your visit. Our list of the top things to do in Phuket covers a wide variety of sights and sounds to keep everyone entertained.
Whether you have been to Phuket 10 times or you are planning your first visit this list of the 9 best things to do in Phuket will help complete your itinerary and ensure you experience everything Phuket has to offer.
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Bursting with local culture and rich heritage, bustling night markets and an array of authentic southern Thai cuisine. It is no coincidence Old Town is number one on our list of the 9 best things to do in Phuket. Take a stroll through the colourful streets lined with charming Sino Portuguese architecture. And meet a different side of Phuket. For more details, explore our list of 25 unique things to do in Phuket Town. during your visit.
If you visit anywhere on our list of 9 best things to do in Phuket, then this should be the one.
A few markets make our list of top 9 best things to do in Phuket. One market is the Sunday night Lard Yai Walking Street in the centre of Phuket Town. This market on our list of 9 best things to do in Phuket offers a large showcase of Thai street food, souvenirs, handcrafts and street performances. This market is definitely one of the most visited markets on our list of the 9 best things to do in Phuket.
Another market included in our list is the Weekend Market. You’ll find plenty of second hand goods and a large amount of great local food to taste. The large array of stalls will keep you busy for hours every Saturday & Sunday from 4pm.
If you are staying at the Pullman Phuket resort, then the Boat Avenue markets every Friday at the Laguna Phuket area is also a great option on our list of 9 best things to do in Phuket. Also, its only a 15-20 minute drive away.
Each of these markets mentioned on our list of 9 best things to do in Phuket are worthy of a visit. It just depends on which day you are free.
On our list of the 9 best things to do in Phuket you can meet the colourful locals with a snorkeling tour. Snorkeling is great fun, easy to learn water activity. That is why it makes our list of 9 best things to do in Phuket. With a Pullman Phuket Snorkeling Tour, you will witness a formidable array of multicolored fish, starfish and other breathtaking sea creatures and all equipment, supervision, fresh fruits and refreshment are provided.
A fun activity on our list of 9 best things to do in Phuket.
It has been said the best way to get to know a culture is to do a cooking class. And what better time to perfect your Pad Thai than when you are in Thailand. There are many options of Thai cooking classes on the island. However, if you are staying at Pullman Phuket resort then you can book a cooking class in the beautiful Herb Garden. So, a Thai cooking class definitely makes our list of 9 best things to do in Phuket.
Sitting at 45 metres tall, the Big Buddha can be seen all the way from Phuket town. After getting a picture of the Big Buddha, take a moment to enjoy the panoramic sea views as well. It is simply sensational. One of the most monumental sights on our list of the 9 best things to do in Phuket for sure.
A visit to the Big Buddha Phuket and Karon view point are named 5 & 6 on our list of 9 Best things to do in Phuket as they are very close to each other. So, it only makes sense to visit these two wonderful sights one after each other.
Nestled on the hilltops surrounded by lush greenery, the Karon view point offers picturesque views over the ocean, beaches and lush landscapes of Phuket. It is perfect for a lunch pit stop with a few great cafes and restaurants around. What better way to enjoy lunch than against the ocean vista of Phuket as your background. A simply delicious addition to our list of 9 best things to do in Phuket.
A unique combination of unspoiled nature, adventure, activity and tranquility. Glide through the mangroves, explore the caves, paddle in lagoons and visit James Bond Island, enjoy the fascinating world of Phang Nga Bay. Don’t miss out on exploring this stunning area on our list of the 9 best things to do in Phuket. The Tour Desk at Pullman Phuket resort can help plan your trip.
If you like to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Phuket, but would prefer to stay above the water. Then a romantic sunset by long-tail boat is perfect for your list of 9 best things to do in Phuket.
The most authentic way to explore the west coast and its stunning surroundings is on a traditional long-tail boat. They are very solid and seaworthy, and give a surprisingly smooth ride. For those spending their honeymoon in Phuket. Then, a sunset by long-tail boat should be top of your 9 best things to do in Phuket list.
And last but not least on our countdown of 9 best things to do in Phuket, Wat Chalong Temple. Buddhist temples around Thailand are so beautiful, each with their own distinct charm. So, it is definitely worthy a mention on our Phuket to do list. There are 29 Buddhist temples spread around the island. Wat Chalong is among the most popular. If you only have time to see one temple during your stay in Phuket. Then Wat Chalong is the one you should see.
That completes our list of the 9 best things to do in Phuket.
Now you have our list of the top 9 best things to do in Phuket. But, how do you get there? When you stay at Pullman Phuket resort it is easy to plan your tours and transfers to any of the places on our 9 best things to do in Phuket list. If you visit the Tour Desk in the lobby, the team will book your day trips for you.
The island has so much to offer, the Tour Desk can also suggest a few additional sights you can visit on your trip.
For more information on what to see and do in Phuket. Then, keep an eye on our destination blog.