Convincing reasons to visit Phuket

Patong Beach ©Rene Ehrhardt/ookaboo

Situated in the Andaman Sea, Phuket is one of the most visited holiday destinations of Thailand. It is worldwide famous due to its spectacular beaches, vibrant nightlife, fantastic dive sites, natural jewels and the town of Phuket. If you don’t know much about this fascinating island, the following guide will surely help you. Below I will present you some convincing reasons to visit Phuket.

First of all the beaches are extremely popular for tourists, not to mention the gorgeous dive sites. Besides divers, Phuket is a perfect destination for honeymooners, too. Other great activities are also offered for tourists, including horseback riding, bungee jumping, cooking classes, elephant safari and so on. Visiting Phuket will surely make you an unforgettable experience.

The beaches and nature

Phuket’s beaches are considered among some of the world’s finest beaches. The soft and white sand and the crystal clear, warm waters attract thousands of visitors every year. If you are looking for perfect beaches, I suggest you to choose this magnificent island as your holiday destination! Hat Karon, Karon Beach, Patong Beach and Hat Kata are considered some of the most popular beaches on the island. The surrounding limestone cliffs raise the attractiveness of the beaches. These cliffs offer unique view and create an unforgettable experience.

Patong Beach ©Rene Ehrhardt/ookaboo

Great activities

As I already mentioned it, Phuket offers numerous options for practicing outdoor activities. Phuket is famous for its excellent diving and snorkeling sites surrounding the islands which are considered among the world’s best dive sites. If you are a diver or you would like to experience this great activity, Phuket is the best destination! There are fantastic day trips which take you to these astonishing sites. Other fascinating activities offered on the island are the following: cliff climbing, golf, Thai cooking classes, horseback riding, elephant safari, bungee jumping, jungle tours and so on.

Kata Noi Beach ©Peregrine 981/ookaboo

Phuket town

The wonderful town of Phuket is also a popular tourist destination. There are fantastic sightseeing tours which present you the best sights of the town, including the most famous Buddhist temple of Phuket – Wat Chalong, Promthep Cape, Rawai Beach and others. Phuket FantaSea is one of the major highlights of the town. The amazing cultural theme park attracts dozens of families every year.

View over overKata Beach, Kata Noi Beach and Karon Beach ©Vantey/ookaboo


Phuket is also famous for its vibrant nightlife. Patong Beach and Bangla Road are among the most popular places for those who love parties. There are several nightclubs, clubs, bars, discotheques, cabarets and live music venues on the island. Which one to choose only depends on your preference.


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