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Phuket is endowed with stunning golden sand beaches, colourful shore line stuffed with shacks, colourful chairs and umbrellas, thrilling water sports, amusement shows and mind blowing night life. The Thai city ranks pretty high among the popular holiday destinations when it comes to parameters like tourist-friendly, accommodations, basic amenities and accessibility, thus ensuring delightful and enthralling holiday.

There are a number of great places to visit in Phuket. Starting from beaches to nightclubs, Phuket has it all in store for you. The list of places is so huge that you may actually get confused figuring out what you must visit. In Phuket, it is guaranteed that you cannot have a single boring day. Well, such is the charm of the place. So, if you are planning your next trip to Phuket, then, you have come to the right spot as we have the list of places to visit in Phuket ready for you.

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For them, who are already convinced about Phuket as their next holiday destination and for those who are yet to finalise, here is a catalog of amazing places to visit in Phuket:

1. Patong Beach – Adventure Amidst Nature

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Patong beach is the lifeline of Phuket town. It, certainly, is one of the most happening beaches in Phuket, and hence a top contender among amazing places to visit in Phuket. The hemispherical golden sand beach is vibrant and dotted with cafes, shacks and pubs. It offers plenty of enthralling water sports and the surrounding cliffs with crystal clear water. The shining sand adds up to the glamor of the seashore. The charges for each watersport are different. Parasailing costs INR 1,500 for 10 minutes. Prices are high and one can negotiate hard!

Places to Stay: La Flora Resort Patong, Palmyra Patong Resort, Amari Phuket, Le Meridien Beach Resort, Fishermen’s Harbour Urban Resort
Things to do: Sunbathing, snorkelling, swimming, jet skiing, hobie cat sailing, parasailing and banana boat ride.
Location: West Coast, Phuket
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

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2. Karon Viewpoint – Reviving Hours

Karon Viewpoint

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Located between Nai Harn and Kata Noi beaches, Karon Viewpoint is one of the popular sightseeing places in Phuket. The viewpoint offers stunning view of three beaches — Kata Noi, Kata Yai and Karon. It is also known as Khao Saam Haad. The place is often crowded with tourists busy taking amazing photographs. Moreover there are small eateries serving tea and snacks offering some respite from scorching sun.

Things to do: View the stunning Andaman Sea and take splendid photographs of glistening blue sea, snow-white sea, shining beaches, an outlandish island – Koh Pu and lush green hills of Phuket.
Location: 4233 Tambon Karon, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83100, Thailand
Timing: 24×7
Entry Fee: NA

3. Koh Panyee – Traditional Thai Village

Koh Panyee

Koh Panyee is a small, traditional Thai village, It is one of the significant places to see in Phuket. Location of Koh Panyee is quite interesting — in the middle of Phang Nga Bay. The place is always crowded with travel groups, so if you want to have the actual feel of the village, reach early on any given day.

Places to Stay: Jamesbond Bungalow Koh Panyee, Krasom Homestay, Khao Chang View Resort, Palms Hill Resort 
Things to do: Explore the village, try mouth-watering local food at various seafood restaurants and some retail therapy at stalls selling knick-knacks.
Location: Phang Nga Province
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

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4. Phi Phi Island – Serene Cum Exciting

Phi Phi Island

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Cruising for nearly an hour in the Andaman Sea will take you to this picturesque island – Phi Phi, one of the amazing places to visit in Phuket. The surrounding beauty is mesmerising, the bluish-green water is absolutely see-through and the sizzling beaches are extremely alluring.

Phi Phi is the most glamorous and happening islands in Thailand. It is among the ideal places to visit in Phuket for honeymoon. Phi Phi can be accessed via daily cruises from Phuket. Just remember that stay options are limited. Phi phi is actually one of the main attractions in Phuket. Without visiting Phi Phi your trip to Phuket will remain incomplete.

Places to Stay: Holiday Inn Phi Phi Island, Panmanee Hotel, JJ Residence, Zeavola, hi Phi Bayview Premier Resort
Ideal Duration: 2 Nights/3 Days
Best Time to Visit: November to April
Things to do: Snorkeling, surfing, swimming, sunbathing and diving in Shark Point, Anemone Reef and the King Cruiser Wreck. People mostly wish to spend the day on the beach with a beer or drink, relaxing and building sand castles.
Location: Located island of Phuket and the Straits of Malacca coast of Thailand
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

5. James Bond Island – Beauty At Its Best

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Located in Phang Nga National Park, James Bond Island displays excellent profile of karst (limestone) topography. One can see and explore picturesque stalactites, stalagmites, pillars and helictites here. It was formerly known as Khao Phing Kan. Then in 1974, the island was featured in a couple of James Bond movies like Tomorrow Never Dies and The Man with the Golden Gun — hence the popular name of the island.

Since then, it has become one of the popular tourist places to visit in Phuket, Thailand. Quite filmy! If you wish to have some fun time with your family and friends then this could an ideal destination for you.

Places to Stay: Tukonnee Villas Koh Yao Noi, TreeHouse Villas, Ao Luek Panoramic Pool Villa, Tukonnee Villas Koh Yao Noi 
Things to do:  Swimming, kayaking, sailing and exploring the karst topography.
Location: Northeast of Phuket
Timing: 24×7
Entry Fee: NA

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6. Kata Noi Beach – Stunning Sunsets

Kata Noi Beach

Kata Noi is a less crowded, not so popular, serene beach in southern Phuket.  This secluded bay is mostly visited by people for relaxing and enjoying the stunning view of the sea and shore. Kata Noi is a tranquil place and its romantic backdrop has made it one of the ideal places to visit in Phuket for couples.

Places to Stay: The Shore At Katathani, Mom Tri’s Villa Royale, The Sea Galleri by Katathani, The Sea Galleri by Katathani, Katathani Phuket Beach Resort
Things to do:  Nothing much to do besides spending leisure time, swimming and snorkelling. Avoid swimming during monsoon season (May to October).
Location: Southwest side of the island of Phuket
Timing: No entry fee
Entry Fee: NA

7. Rang Hill – Bird’s Eye View Of Phuket

Rang Hill

Located in the northern side of Phuket, Rang Hill is a famous viewing area with magnificent views of the entire island, of a surrounding island, of hills, of greenish-blue sea and of Big Buddha statue. The upland comprises of a well-designed park with play area for children, few restaurants and bars, a fitness zone and a fascinating terrace. People visit this viewing area to have a splendid view of the city, especially post sunset – to see the dazzling city lights.

Things to do: Experience the bird’s eye view of Phuket city, eat out at the well-appreciated Tungka Café and Phuket View Restaurant.
Location: Northwest of Phuket city
Timing: 8:00 AM to late afternoons
Entry Fee: NA

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8. Old Phuket Town – Shopping Delight


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The old Phuket town with its century old traditional houses, streets and urban infrastructure, takes you way back to the colonial era. If that sort of charms you, it is certainly one of the not-to-be-missed places to visit in Phuket. The houses built in Sino-Portuguese fashion, colourful walls, narrow streets, quaint café, bakeries and small eateries together augment the lure of the ancient township.

Places to Stay: Shunli Hotel, WOO Gallery & Boutique hotel, White Wall Poshtel, Book a Bed Poshtel 
Things to do: Explore Buddhist and Chinese temples, abandoned mansions and public museums like Thai Hua Museum. Take a walk along the Soi Romanee Street to see the sino-Portuguese style shop houses. Do not miss the Thalang Road for retail therapy. This road is lined with small boutique shops and outlets.

Location: Thalang Rd, Tambon Talat Yai, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timing: 24×7
Entry Fee: NA

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9. Big Buddha – Divinty And Nature

Big Buddha

Big Buddha is one of the significant milestones of Phuket. Located atop Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata, this 45 m tall statue overlooks Phuket Town, Kata, Karon beaches and Chalong Bay. The statue is made of white marble and is among a must visit while sightseeing in Phuket.

Places to Stay: Tall Tree Poshtel Phuket, DUNE Guest House, Mountain Seaview Luxury Apartments, THALASSA POOL KATA BEACH
Things to do: Enjoy the bird’s eye view of the Phuket town and surrounding bays and explore the museum of history of this Big Buddha.
Location: Po Lin Monastery
Timing: 10:00 AM-5:30 PM
Entry Fee: INR 550 for adults, and INR 275 for children

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10. Wat Chalong – Oldest Buddhist Temple 


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Wat Chalong is one of the oldest and most prime Buddhist temple of Phuket — built as early as 19th century. This large and visually fascinating temple, originally known as Wat Chai Tararam, is dedicated to two abbots. The present structure is a 60 m long Chedi(stupa) guarding a chip of Buddha’s bone.

Places to Stay: Signature Phuket Resort, The Lake Chalong, The Fusion Resort, Pennapa Chalet, Happy Cottage

Things to do: Poh Than Jao and Nonsi – the two most significant golden Buddhist statues, the gilt-covered statue of Luang Poh Cham, Luang Pho Chuang and Luang Poh Gleum – ex-abbots of the temple and splendid wall paintings depicting the life history of Buddha cannot be missed.
Location: Chao Fah Tawan Tok Rd, Chalong, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timing: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Entry Fee: NA

11. Fantasea – Electrifying Performances


Fantasea is a cultural show which demonstrates the cultural heritage and true essence of Thailand. The charm and vibrancy of Thailand is showcased with music, dance performances, drama, lavishly decorated stage and digitally enriched special effects.  Fantasea is a cultural premises sprawling over 140 acres. The show is known as Fantasy of a Kingdom. The cultural complex here consists of a plethora of activities, fun games and adventure rides, themed villages, souvenir shops and a grand restaurant that can offer buffet dinner to almost 4,000 people.

Places to Stay: Bungalow Phuket, Sunwing Kamala Beach, The Umbrella House, Kamala Resotel
Things to do: Fantasy of a Kingdom – The extravagant melodrama, Tiger Jungle Adventure, Hanuman’s Lair, Carnival Village, hoping Street, Golden Kenmare Buffet Restaurant and Suriyamas Seafood Buffet Restaurant.
Location: 99 Kamala, Kathu District, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Opening hours: Gates open at 8:45 pm, but the show starts at 9 pm  every day. Duration of the show is 70 minutes. Buffet dinner starts from 6 pm and goes till 9 pm every day.
Entry fee: There are two types of tickets – shows with buffet dinner cost INR 4,050 for adults and INR 3,700 for children. Shows without dinner costs INR 3315 for adults and children both. Children below 4 years of age are not provided separate seats.

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12. Soi Bangla Road – Epicurean’s Delight

Soi Bangla Roa

The first thing that comes in mind when you hear Phuket is its nightlife. The dazzling after sunset scene of Phuket is famous worldwide. One of the important places to visit in Phuket, it is the lifeline that sparkles in the evening. The linear stretch becomes alive with glowing neon sparkles, loud party music, numerous not-so-expensive resto pubs and attractive girls. Shopkeepers and bar workers distributing pamphlets and brochures of different shows and performances is common sight. Leave your kids back at the hotel, as it is not an appropriate place for the little ones.

Things to do: Take a walk along the Soi Bangla Road to get a feel of it and enjoy a drink or two at famous pubs like D Club, Money Night and Moulin Rouge.
Location: Tambon Patong, Amphoe Kathu, Chang Wat Phuket 83150, Thailand
Entry Fee: NA
Opening hours: After sunset

13. Simon Cabaret – Transvestite Cabaret Show

Simon Cabaret

This is a special transvestite cabaret show by the world famous ‘ladyboys’. The performances are extravagant, dazzling and in harmony with melodious music.  The talented ladyboys with their perfect body, pretty faces and outstanding skill make the show mesmerising.

Places to Stay: TEERAK HOLIDAY, Sukcheewa Residence Phuket, Sun Hill Hotel, La Piccola Patong, C & N Resort and Spa
Things to do: Gorgeous get-ups, dazzling set up and stage décor, tech savvy sound system and the splendid dramatic concerts.
Location: 8 Sirirat Rd, Tambon Patong, Amphoe Kathu, Chang Wat Phuket 83150, Thailand
Opening hours: Simon Cabaret Show can be seen every day. There are three show times: 6 pm, 7:45 pm and 9:30 pm.
Entry Fee: INR 1290 onwards

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14. Chalong Bay Rum Distillery – Best Rums In City

Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

Chalong Bay Rum Distillery is located close to Phuket Zoo and is one of the important places to visit in Phuket city. The world-class white rum produced in this manufacturing unit is world famous. The distillery tour allows tourists to experience the various stages of rum production and tasting them. Complete bliss! For more details, see their website.

Things to do: The cocktail workshop where people can actually get hands-on training. One can also enjoy some relaxing drink at the distillery bar.
Location: 14/2 Moo 2, Palai soi 2, Tambon Chalong,, Amphur Muang Phuket, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Opening hours: The distillery tour is for 30 minutes. The hourly tours start from 2 pm to 6 pm. The bar stays open from 10 am to 8:30 pm. Closed on Sunday.
Entry Fee: INR 555 for distillery tour and 2,210 for the cocktail workshop with 4 participants. For workshop, prior booking is mandatory.

15. La Moet- Day Cruise

La Moet

La Moet is a popular day cruise starting from Phuket, and encompassing beautiful sights of the translucent sea, mesmerising surroundings and rocky cliffs. It is an escape from urban chores of Phuket city, amidst of fresh air.

Things to do: Sunbathing at the deck, enjoy the surrounding sceneries along panoramic ocean views and view the amazing beauty of sunset.
Location: Chaofa Road 9/65 Chalong Park View, Chalong, Mueang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Opening hours: Cruise starts at 9 am every day.
Entry fee: INR 6,445 for adult and INR 3,225 for kids

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16. Nai Harn Beach – Best For Sun Bath 

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Located in the south of the island, the Nai Harn Beach is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Phuket. Travelers love to come to the beach to soak themselves under the sun while enjoying the view of the beach. Every year the beach entertains thousands of visitors from all over the world. The crystal clear water and soft sand of the beach will give you an idea why the beach is so popular among the tourists.

The beach is also filled with numerous restaurants where you can try out some of the popular cuisines. You can also buy souvenirs from the shops. If you have plans to go for a swim in the waters then you can even get floats and beachwear from the shops at the beach. Overall, it can be said that this is a beautiful beach which is totally worth visiting.

Places to Stay: The Gallery Hotel Nai Harn, Naiharn Beach Resort, Phuket Riviera Villas, Utopia Loft, Sense of Yanui
Things To Do: Try out the delicious local cuisine at the beach and also shop souvenirs from the local shops at the beach.
Location: Nai Harn, Rawai, Phuket, Thailand
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

17. Surin Beach – Snorkeling And More

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This is yet another great beach to visit in Phuket. This beach is commonly known as Millionaires Row. The beach is surrounded by houses of the famous and rich people. You can also find some of the best and the most luxury resorts on the beach. It can be said that this is a beach where the rich reside. The beach is mainly popular with foreigners and Thai people. Anytime you visit the beach you can get to see a number of foreigners and Thai people relaxing at the beach.

Eating and relaxing at this part of the beach is actually very expensive. Most of the restaurants located at the beach are known to sell high-end cuisine. The beach also sports a number of trendy bars for you to choose from. So if you are up for some luxury experience in Phuket then this is the place to be. Apart from all the rich and famous, you can actually have fun at this place and there is no doubt about that.

Places to Stay: Baan Phu Prana Boutique Villa, Pen Villa Hotel, Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort, Surin Beach Residence
Things To Do: Take a swim at the beach and have a luxury meal at one of the expensive restaurants.
Location: Surin, Phuket
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

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18. Phang Nga Bay – Soulful Ambiance

Phang Nga Bay

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When in Phuket you simply cannot afford to miss paying a visit to Phang Nga Bay. This is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in Phuket. The beauty of the place is truly beyond words. One look at the place and you will know why it is described as such. The bay is known to the home around 40 small islands that come straight out of the sea. The area looks beautiful with all the caves, mangroves and lagoons surrounding it.

If you plan to explore the entire place in one day, it can actually seem to be a challenging task for you. The bay stays protected from a lot of bad weather throughout the year and especially in monsoon because of its location. If you wish to explore the area nicely then it is advised that you hire a tour guide so that you don’t miss out on anything.

Places to Stay: The Simple Koh Yao Noi, The Retreat Khaolak Resort, Cape Kudu Hotel, Casacool Hotel, Rakkawan Residence, Baan Suan Coconut Ko Yao Noi 
Things To Do: You can go swimming in the crystal clear water of the bay.
Location: Ao Phang Nga National Park
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

19. Phuket Trickeye Museum – Artistic Strolls

Phuket Trickeye Museum

This is one of the best things to explore in Phuket. In fact, it can be said that the museum is one of its kind. Located in the Southern part of Thailand, the museum is actually an interactive one. The main purpose of the museum is to stimulate your creativity and imagination. The museum was established with the hope that visitors will engage themselves with art in a completely new way and that is by becoming a part of the art.

The museum is filled with a lot of 3D arts which will simply blow your mind. Other than that you can also find a lot of other amazing pieces as well. In short, it is a fun place to hang and especially if you are with your family.

Things To Do: Explore all the amazing 3D arts that are stored in the museum.
Don’t Miss: Don’t forget to click pictures with the interactive artworks.
Location: 130/1 Phangnga Rd, Tambon Talat Yai, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timing: 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
Entry Fee: INR 1100

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20. Khao Rang Viewpoint – Lush Ambiance

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This place is located in the northwest of the city center and is known to offer an excellent view to its visitors. If you want to enjoy the beauty of Phuket then this is a place that you simply cannot afford to miss. From this place, you can have a beautiful view of the town, the hills, and the neighboring islands. The view that you see is worth capturing. The hills around the place are known to make the spine of the island.

The place also has three bars and restaurants where you can relax after exploring the entire place. The bars and restaurants are located at the viewpoint where you can also find a panoramic terrace. You can enjoy the great views from the panoramic terrace. If you are a fitness freak then you can also find a fitness park in the area. Overall, this is a great place to be where you can both enjoy the beauty of the place and also entertain yourself.

Things To Do: You can have a great view over the town from the panoramic terrace viewpoint. Enjoy a relaxing meal and drinks at the restaurants located in the area.
Location: 145/5 Thanon Patiphat, Tambon Wichit, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timing: 24×7
Entry Fee: NA

21. Jui Tui Shrine – Religious Center

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Your visit to Phuket is incomplete if you do not visit the Jui Tui Shrine. This is one of the most beautiful shrines that you will find in Phuket. The shrine has three large statues each of which represents a different Chinese God. Out of the three statutes, the most prominent one is Tean Hu Huan Soy, the god of performing arts and dancing.

Next, to this statue, you will find a dog and a chicken as they are considered to be his favorite pets in childhood. At the left of the shrine, you will find a firecracker house. During various celebrations, you will get to see people throwing burning firecrackers.

Places to Stay: Shunli Hotel, Aekkeko hostel, The Memory at On On Hotel, The Besavana Phuket, The Besavana Phuket, The Memory at On On Hotel
Don’t Miss: If you visit the shrine during any celebration, don’t forget to light a firecracker at the shrine. Also, check out the beautiful statues including the three main statues in the shrine.
Location: 283 Soi Phutorn, Tambon Talat Nuea, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timing: 8:00 AM-8:30 PM
Entry Fee: NA

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22. Shrine Of The Serene Light – Beliefs And Culture

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The shrine was built 150 years ago by a local family. The shrine was hidden away at the end of an alleyway. The walls of the shrine are etched with Taoist. The shrine also has a vaulted ceiling. There are a lot of things for you to notice about the shrine. The shrine has been recently renovated and repainted on the outside. However, the insides have been left untouched.

No matter when you visit the shrine you will also find freshly laid flowers and burning incense inside the shrine. The shrine is taken care of by a caretaker who makes sure that everything is well maintained at the shrine. This is a very peaceful and serene place to visit. If you are looking for some peace of mind when visiting this place can be a good option for you.

Don’t Miss: When visiting the Shrine of the Serene Light don’t forget to notice the intricate details of the walls and the ceiling of the shrine. The true beauty and artwork of the shrine lie in there.
Location: 72/1 Yaowarat Rd, Tambon Talat Yai, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timing: NA
Entry Fee: NA

23. Khai Island – Best Romantic Escape

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If you want to escape the noise and traffic of the city and have some great time away from all the chaos then this is the place to be. This is the best place to have a quiet and peaceful day with your loved ones. The serenity of Khai Island is really worth experiencing. This is considered to be one of the best places in Phuket and you will know why once you visit the place. The island is located just 30 minutes away from Phuket and is described as a gem of a place.

This is a place where you can explore the beautiful beaches and indulge yourself in swimming and snorkeling. The crystal green water along with the shiny white sands will give you an amazing feeling. You can also explore the beautiful coral reefs while you are here on the island. The place has a lot of things to offer to you. You can actually have a great time at Khai Island.

Things To Do: When in Khai Island you simply cannot afford to miss go swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters around the island. You should also explore the beautiful coral reefs around the area.
Location: Koh Khai Nok
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

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24. Phuket Aquarium – Glancing Underwater Life

Phuket Aquarium

If you want to witness the majestic underwater life in Phuket then this is the place to be. Witness the beauty of underwater by visiting the Phuket Aquarium. This is one of the most beautiful experiences that you can have in Phuket. This is actually a great place to hand out if you are with your family and kids.

This is a place where you can learn plenty of things about aquatic animals and also about their ecological environment. You can move through the giant tunnel from where you can catch the glimpse of the varied aquatic creatures. This is one of the most fun places to be especially if you are a wildlife lover.

Places to Stay: Kantary Bay Hotel Phuket, Sri Panwa Phuket Luxury Pool Villa Hotel, Amatara Wellness Resort, Cape Panwa Hotel
Location: 51 Sakdidet Road, Cape Panwa
Timing: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Entry Fee: 180 Baht for adult and 100 baht for kids

25. Raya Island – Peaceful Stays


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For a refreshing experience at Phuket, you can escape to the Raya islands. The island is located 12 km away from Phuket and is one of the most beautiful places that you can visit in Phuket. The highlights of the island are it’s white glittering sands and the clear blue water. You can truly have a great time on the island. This is actually a perfect place for all the nature lovers out there. Dive into the beauty of Raya Island and relax.

The place is also very famous for swimming because of its clear blue water. If you are a water baby then this is actually the right spot for you. The area around the island has an abundance of marine life and coral reefs which you can explore. Well, this is what makes the area an ideal spot for snorkeling. Some of the main spots in the Raya Island include Kon Kare Bay and Torbay.

Things To Do: When in Raya Island, you must go swimming and snorkeling in its crystal blue waters. You should also explore the main attractions spots including Ter Bay and Kon Kare Bay in the area.
Location: Ko Racha Yai
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

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26. Koh Mai Ton – Paradise For Adventurers

Koh Mai Ton

Koh Mai Ton is a private in Phuket which is also known as Honeymoon Island. You can take a cruise, speed boat or catamaran tour to the this island. You can enjoy fishing and Dolphin watching on the way to the island. Maiton is a great place for swimming, snorkeling and spending some leisure time. Just few steps away from the shore is a coral sanctuary with about 400 species of fish and spectacular marine life waiting for you to be explored. This private island allows only a handful of guests at a time to keep the exclusivity intact. Take a massage session to relax your body after a refreshing snorkeling experience. You must also explore the jungle and go on souvenir shopping. Come here after you have been to all the best places to visit in Phuket town.

Things To Do: When in MaiTon Island, spend a night on the island and explore their hospitality and food.
Location: 100 Vichit Maung,, Chalong, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

27. The Tiger Kingdom – Endangered Species

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The Tiger Kingdom in Phuket is one of the most preferred destinations for wildlife lovers holidaying in Thailand. This enthralling excursion will make you witness the majestic tigers. You can also meet the small cubs or their ferocious parents if you are comfortable in doing so! If you want to get yourself clicked with the tiger then an additional amount will be charged.  

Location: 118/88 Moo 7, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
Timing: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Entry Fee: INR 2,000

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28. Bang Tao Beach – Longest Beach

Bang Tao Beach View

An impeccable and the second longest beach in Phuket, Bang Tao Beach best for travelers looking for a luxuriating retreat. You can hop into the numerous interesting clubs and cafes lined up along the beach and offering amazing delicacies. You can also sneak-peek the luxury brand stores located near the beach.  

Places to Stay: OYO 503 Phuket Numnoi, Diamond Resort Phuket, Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa, Cassia Phuket, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket 
Location: Bangtao Beach, Phuket 83110, Thailand
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

29. Phromthep Cape – Nature At Its Best

Picturesque view from Promthep Cape viewpoint in Phuket

If you love to capture the beauty of Mother Earth in your lenses then do turn up to this mesmerizing location offering panoramic vistas of lush green landscapes. You will be glancing the beauty of Andaman Sea and its neighbouring islands here. Some of the popular attractions here includes shrine on the top of the hill, a lighthouse, and mystic ambiance. 

Location: Rawai, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket, Thailand 
Timing: No time limit
Entry Fee: NA

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30. Phuket Zoo – Interactive Sessions

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Another adventurous excursion in Phuket includes a visit to this interesting zoo, named Phuket Zoo. The zoo showcases an enormous range of flora and fauna. If you are holidaying in Phuket with your kids then this one destination will surely enthrall them. You can even click photographs with the inhabitants of this zoo and this interactive and lively place will make you create beautiful memories with your family. 

Location: 23/2 Moo 3, Soi Palai, Chaofa Road 
Timing: Monkey Shows: 09.00 AM, 12.00 PM, 02.30 PM and 04.45 PM, Crocodile Shows: 09.45 AM, 12.45 PM, 03.15 PM and 05.30 PM, Elephant Shows: 10.30 AM, 01.30 PM and 04.00 PM
Entry Fee: INR 1,800 for adults & 1,130 for kids

31. Loma Park – Vibrant Sights

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Loma Park is located next to Patong Beach and comprises children’s recreation area and a small fitness park. The park has been home to numerous important events of Phuket including the Tsunami Memorial service, Patong Carnival, and Phuket Bike Week. The place is crowded with locals as well as international tourists. Do step here to experience the lively vibe of this dazzling city. 

Location: North of Patong Beach
Timing: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Entry Fee: NA

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32. Wat Phra Thong – See The Half Buried Buddha Statue

Wat Phra Thong In Phuket

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One of the most beautiful places to see in Phuket, the Wat Phra Thong Temple is somewhere you must visit to see the beautiful and half-buried Golden Buddha. Yes, you read that right! It is only the head and the shoulder of Buddha that is visible and there have been legends about how those who try excavating the idol have either fallen severely ill or have met with serious accidents. The Wat Phra Thong Temple is believed to be one of the oldest temples in Phuket. 

Location: 172/2​ Nanai Rd, Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand
Timings: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
Entry Fee: Free

So these are the 33 best places to visit in Phuket. All of these mentioned places have something special to offer to you. By visiting these places you can actually make your holiday to Phuket a memorable one. Explore the places and have a great time with your loved ones. Hope, this ready reckoner of sightseeing in Phuket will help you plan the trip. So, when are you heading to your Phuket vacation?

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Frequently Asked Questions About Phuket Places To Visit In Phuket

Is Phuket expensive for tourists?

However, Phuket is the most expensive part of Thailand, there are numerous pocket-friendly alternatives as well! You can surely find inexpensive accommodation and food here.

What can you do for free in Phuket?

There are numerous free things to do in Phuket such as relaxing by beach, visiting famous attractions including Big Buddha, Wat Chalong, Hock Guan Kong Temple, strolling through the Phuket Old Town and numerous other exciting things.

Is Phuket dangerous to visit?

Phuket is as safe as any other city in Southeast Asia. The government works exhaustively to assure safe environment to the visitors.

Where should we stay in Phuket?

There are a lot of luxurious hotels where you can stay in Phuket on your vacation. Here is a list of the best budget-friendly as well as luxurious hotel! 1) Sea Sun Sand Resort & Spa 2) The Bliss Hotel 3) The Nap Patong Hotel 4) Kalima Resort & Spa

Which beach in Phuket is most beautiful?

A vacation in Phuket is incomplete without indulging in some beach fun. There are a plethora of beaches in Phuket like Karon, Freedom Beach, Kata Beach, Kata Noi Beach and more. All of these beaches are ravishing but Patong Beach is considered the most beautiful beach in Phuket.

How many days in Phuket are enough?

There are a plethora of things to do and alluring places to visit in Phuket and if you want to make the most out of your vacation then you must plan a 4 days vacation. If you are planning a short trip then plan it at least 2 or 3 days so that you can cover all the major tourist attractions.

Is Phuket too crowded?

With picturesque beaches and exciting must do’s and must-see places, Phuket attracts a lot of travelers all round the year. Yes, Phuket is over-crowded throughout the year as it has a lot to offer to all travelers.

What is the best time to visit Phuket?

If you want to enjoy all the fun-packed water sports and you also want the weather to be pleasant then you must visit Phuket between November and April. If you are a traveler who wants to plan a budget-friendly vacation then you can visit Phuket in the monsoon season as the hotel prices are quite low between May and October.

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