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9 Cool Activities Should Not Miss When Visiting Phuket (Updated 2022)

PhuketJan 8, 2021·6 min read
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Phuket is a province in the south of Thailand and is the largest island in Thailand in the Andaman Sea.

The word “Phuket” is believed to be distorted from the Malay word “Bukit” which means mountain.

Provincial Flower : Bougainvillea

Provincial Aquatic Animal : Mother-of-pearl dish or a Gold-rimmed Mother-of-pearl (Pinctada maxima)

Phuket is not only good for beautiful beaches, white sandy beaches or old buildings in Sino-Portuguese style.

But Phuket also has many activities to do!

Especially entertainment activities and various uniquely attractions according to lifestyle of each traveler.

ATASTAY will take you to travel to Phuket in different perspectives.

Loaded with fun and exciting activities. Where will there be?? Let’s follow us 🙂

1. Take a Walk in Phuket Old Town

Of course, when you visit Phuket, you should not miss to take a walk in the old town.

The identity and culture that has been inherited for a long time being mentioned all over the world.

Admiring the beauty of Sino-Portuguese style buildings, alleys, old buildings, street art all the way that are lined with colors.

Including chic restaurants and cafes that tell the story of the culture and lifestyle of Phuket people well.

2. Visit Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)

Wat Chaithararam or known to many tourists as Wat Chalong.

Considering as an ancient temple in Thailand which is the center of the minds of many Buddhists.

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Wat Chalong is an ancient temple that has long been in the city of Phuket for a long time.

It is not stated exactly when it was built.

But whoever comes to Phuket must come to pay respect to Luang Pho Cham who has been told of his sanctity for a long time.

Inside the temple grounds, there is a beautifully decorated Phra Mahathat Chedi which contains many Buddha images in different postures.

Chalong Temple is open for visitors from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. No holidays.

3. Pay Respect to Phra Phuttha Ming Mongkol Aeknakkiri (Big Buddha)

Phra Phuttha Mingmongkol Aeknakkiri Buddha image, height over 45 meters, decorated with white jade marble.

It is a Buddha image in the attitude of subduing Mara. Contemporary art is elegant and beautiful.

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Later, the name was given by the Supreme Patriarch Somdej Phra Yannasamvara Sakolmahasakaparinayok to Phra Phuttha Ming Mongkol Aeknakkiri.

In addition, the base of the Buddha image is another 360-degree viewpoint that can be seen around the city.

On a good day, you can also see the big and small islands that surround Phuket as well.

4. Take Pictures at 3-beaches Viewpoint

Next to the Big Buddha in Phuket, you can comfortably travel to see the 3-beaches viewpoint.

3-Beaches viewpoint is located on a hilltop overlooking 3 beaches which are Kata Noi Beach, Kata Beach and Karon Beach, arranged next to each other along the curve.

You can see the gradation of the sea water from light green and gradually darker blue.

It is another beautiful and unique viewpoint in Phuket.

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This is a prominent landmark in Karon Subdistrict and is as popular viewpoint as Laem Phromthep.

Tourists like to stop by to see the scenery here before going to watch the sunset at Laem Promthep.

The view of the sea from the bird’s eye view gives you different mood and atmosphere rather than standing in front of the beach.

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5. Learn How to surf board

Learning the basics of surfing and standing on the board isn’t easy, but it’s not too difficult for a beginner 😛

At Kata Beach, you can choose from a variety of classes and board rentals that offer surf board rentals and surf board lessons.

Each shop has different strengths, but the important focus is on safety as the main.

You can reserve a surf board class or contact Beyond Surf Kata Phuket for more information.

In addition, the shop offers free photography services, shower rooms are available for free.

As well, free delivery service within Kata Beach or Karon Beach.

Suggestion:

  • You should make a reservation at least 1-2 days in advance
  • Shop will use soft board to teach newbies in order to increase safety for everyone

6. ZIP LINE Along the Nature Path

Zipline along the nature trails will take you and your family on a fun zip-line ride around the treetops where you can enjoy the natural beauty of Phuket with its rich forested mountains.

You can rest assured that Zipline is an eco-friendly adventure with a zipline that hardly affects or harms the trees or life of the area.

Also, you can reserve ZIP LINE or ask for more information at Hanuman World Phuket.

7. Adventure in the Jungle with ATV

If you want a fun and adventurous ride, an ATV might be the answer for those who like a challenge.

All Terrain Vehicle or ATV (ATV) is a four-wheel off-road vehicle which allows you to go anywhere in all road conditions.

As well, riding an ATV is one of the ways to get close to nature.

Discovering a unique tourism atmosphere by steering an ATV into the rainforest, orchards, rivers, canals, mangroves, hills, sandy beaches.

You can also make ATV reservations or ask for more information at Phuket Paradise Buggy & ATV Adventure.

8. Sail on a luxury yacht

One of the most luxurious and trendy cool activities right now that let your mind wander with a luxury yacht.
Or even take a day trip to see dolphins at Maiton Island or snorkel at Phi Phi Island.

Charter a yacht to celebrate a special occasion, family party or a luxurious private photo shoot.

Take a romantic pre-wedding honeymoon photo or choose another island where you would like to visit to suit your lifestyle.

You can also book a luxury yacht or ask for more information at Discover Catamaran.

9. Watch the sunset at Laem Phromthep

Wrap up your fun vacation by watching the sunset at Laem Phromthep.

Located approximately 2 kilometers from Rawai Beach where is the southernmost promontory of Phuket, offering the stunning views and a popular sunset spot.

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Laem Phromthep is also a home to the Kanchanaphisek Lighthouse at the tip of Laem Phromthep.

Laem Chao is another name of Laem Phromthep which is the area of the cape that juts out into the sea.

This unique appearance with a large group of palm trees also be classified as one of Wonders of Thailand, 12 months, 7 stars, 9 suns of the Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Of course, the highlight is watching one of the most beautiful sunsets in Thailand.

Many activities and attractions in Phuket are now waiting for you to discover.

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