Phuket the sin city of Thailand

Phuket the sin city of Thailand – Dairy of Nomad

Phuket the sin city of Thailand – Dairy of Nomad

Phuket is a beautiful Island with a historical old town, great viewpoints, and iconic cultural attractions. The sin city Phuket is known to be the largest Island in Thailand. This island is an incredibly popular tourist destination visited by millions of tourists from all across the globe.

You can enjoy your holiday with open sea boat tours, unbelievably beautiful sunsets, live shows, adventure water sports, and a vibrant nightlife.

Phuket the sin city of Thailand
Phuket the sin city of Thailand

SIGHT-SEEING:

Phang Nga Bay is unique. This bay is the sheer limestone cliff that juts vertically out of the emerald green waters. The area is full of lagoons, caves, and mangroves. Phang Nga Bay boat tour takes you past the limestone rocks, looming vertically out of the water letting you witness breathtaking views and amazing surrounding scenery. This bay is also an awesome destination for water sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling, sea-kayaking, and speed boating. James Bond Island and Koh Panyee are well known island in this bay.

Visit the Big Buddha at the highest peak of Nakkerd Hill. One can also enjoy some incredible panoramic views from here as well. The Big Buddha draws over 1500 visitors a day. You can travel there on a motorbike. The road up is windy and steep. Try to go early in the morning or around sunset to beat the heat and crowds. The structure of Buddha is constructed from white Burmese marble. During the day it sparkles.

Phi Phi Island is Thailand’s Superstar Island. This island became famous when Maya Bay one of its most beautiful bays starred in the movie “The Beach”. There are many things to do in Phi Phi like go Beach hopping, hike the View Point, indulge in some Rock climbing and Scuba diving, go snorkeling with Sharks or Glowing Plankton.

ENTERTAINMENT:

Phuket Fantasea Show is filled with a range of entertainment and activities for all. It is also known as Fantasy of a Kingdom. There are restaurants serving a buffet of both Thai and International food, a Las Vegas theater show that showcases the best of Thailand’s myth and mysteries. A carnival village, shopping complex and handicrafts section also draws your attention. Apart from this, there are fun activities and a playground for children that host an animal exhibit.

Phuket Fantasea Show
Phuket Fantasea Show

 Nightlife: Phuket is known as an International party and nightlife destination in Thailand. Lively nightclubs, bars, and restaurants awaken the city as the sunsets. The best place to enjoy nightlife is the Bangla Road in Patong with its flashy lights, loud party music and the crazy young crowd dancing to the tunes of live bands, and International DJs.

Nightlife Bangla Road in Patong
Nightlife Bangla Road in Patong

Get wet in a Pool Party: Koh Phi Phi is pretty legendary for its daytime pool parties. Some hotels throw large pool parties where you can enjoy all-day DJ’s, drinking, games, and booze.

Celebrity Spot at Surin Beach is also known as “Millionaires Row”.  Apartments and resorts are meant for the rich and famous. Mostly the beach is crowded with Thai’s and foreigners. Eating is also very expensive in these Islands. There are a lot of wine bars to choose from.

Phuket Millionaires Row
Phuket Millionaires Row

The Ladyboys at the Simon Cabaret Show has drawn tourist to Phuket by performing night after night. For one hour you will be treated to spectacular cabaret by performers.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES:

Beaches: Phuket is known as one of the world’s finest beach destinations with fine white sands, nodding palms, glittering seas, and lively towns. There are more than 30 beautiful beaches in Phuket. Patong Beach, Kata, Karon, and Kamala are some of the popular beaches.

Surf Phuket waves at Kata beach known as a “Paradise on Earth”. One will fall in love with its clean sand and clear waters. It is an ideal place for surfing, snorkeling, and relaxing with friends and family.

Surf Phuket waves at Kata beach
Surf Phuket waves at Kata beach

Dive and explore Similan Islands, fascinating underwater spots like the Elephant Head or the East of Eden. Discover an extensive marine life made of thousands of beautiful animals, coral reefs and rocks.

Encounter with Elephants: spend your time with Thailand’s friendly giants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary the first ethical elephant park in Phuket. One can tour in the picturesque park, play with the elephants, and have a vegetarian meal.

Sail in Phuket romantic waters:

In the evening after your activities relax with your lover. Set sail on a traditional wooden boat in Phuket waters and enjoy a delicious barbecue, drinking champagne, and admiring a beautiful sunset over the sea. For those in love enjoy the unique atmosphere with a piece of romantic music in the background.

Shopping destination: Phuket is the number one shopping destination in the South of Thailand. You will find a great range of malls, markets, and boutique stores. Junceylon shopping Mall and central festival Phuket are the famous shopping malls.

Night markets: the island boasts several fantastic night markets that make it the perfect place to spend a casual evening. Chillva Market is a famous market.

In Phuket Island, visitors have a choice of restaurants that serve food from all around the world. There are some restaurants where you must try for the first time in Phuket. One is the stylish restaurant situated beside the sea especially renown for its wine cellar and fine cuisine. Another is a restaurant where you get only local seafood dishes and finally a restaurant with fusion Thai diner.

Anyone lover of barbecue Pork Ribs should visit Naughty Nuri’s at Phuket Tour the Chalong Bay Rum Distillery: for any keen rum drinkers, the Chalong Bay Rum Distillery is sure to entice you. The company produces high-end white rum.

Souvenir shopping is a very important part of all travelers. Souvenir is a remembrance of your fantastic holiday. Some souvenirs are in the form of T-shirts, singlet, elephants, and frogs made of wood that can be hung above the door, silk and other fabrics, spa products, soap flowers and not forgetting the Thai cookery book.

Behind a place of great variety, there’s something among the best things to do in Phuket for every traveler.

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