Are you bored with the hustle and bustle of daily life? If so, you must make a plan to visit Thailand and enjoy a tour of Phuket, a top beach destination.
Being the largest island in Thailand, Phuket, is the most renowned beach destination of Asia, and is counted among the most visited tourist destinations in this charming country.
To make the tour of this beach destination easy, I have provided a host of information about this place:
Previously called the 'Pearl of the Andaman', Phuket, which is situated on the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea, is counted among the southern provinces (Changwat) of Thailand. Consisting of the island of Phuket and the other smaller islands off its coast and being somewhat smaller than Singapore, the Phuket province, with an area of 576sq km (222sq miles), is the 2nd smallest province of Thailand. Boasting colorful and rich history, Phuket, which is home to several tourist attractions, is famous for its tourism. Being 48 km long and 21 km wide, Phuket Island is a must visit spot during a tour of Thailand.
Points of Interest in Phuket
The points of interest in Phuket include the Two Heroines Monument, The Big Buddha of Phuket, the Thalang National Museum, Hat Karon, Hat Patong, Kamala Beach, View Point, Wat Chalong, Laem Promthep, Phuket Pearl Farm, the Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World, the Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Conservation Development and Extension Center, Old Phuket Town, Phuket Aquarium, AC’s Phuket Fishing Park, Pra Phoot or Wat Prathong, Crocodile Farm, Phuket Fantasea, Ton Sai Waterfall, Siam Safari Nature Tour, Phuket Trick Eye Museum, Soi Dog Foundation, Siam Niramit Phuket, Chamber of Secrets at Baan Teelanka, Baan Teelanka & A Maze in Phuket, Paradise Beach, and much more.
Activities in Phuket
On Phuket Island, you can enjoy several water sports activities. The most famous activities on this breathtaking island include swimming, surfing, sunbathing, sailing, diving, snorkeling, yachting, parasailing, jet skiing, and so on. Under the other activities on this fine island, you can count windsurfing, freediving, kite surfing, deep sea fishing, and wakeboarding. In the season of winter, you can enjoy kite surfing in Chalong Bay, while Nai Yang is the perfect location for enjoying this activity during the season of summer. If you manage to go to the Phang Nga Bay, you can enjoy sea canoeing.
Culture in Phuket
Being enriched with culture and traditions, Phuket is the right destination for enjoying several fairs and festivals. The events of this beach destination include the Thao Thep Krasattri and Thao Si Sunthon Fair, Ghost Festival, Vegetarian Festival or Nine Emperor Gods Festival, Phuket King’s Cup Regatta, Phuket Travel Fair, Laguna Phuket Triathlon, Phuket Bike Week, Chao Le (Sea Gypsy) Boat Floating Festival, and so on.
Cuisine in Phuket
During your tour of Phuket, you would get the chance of relishing delicious cuisine such as Phuket Chinese, Malay and Peranakan Food. Here, you would also get the chance of tasting various desserts. The experience of trying delicious cuisine would make this tour unforgettable.
Spa in Phuket
As Phuket is an oasis of pleasure and comfort, this beach destination has now become famous as one of the most renowned spa destinations in the world. So, you can enjoy the spa during the tour of this island destination.