What to do in Phuket? See all the Top Activities and Attractions so you will get the best Phuket can offer

“What to do in Phuket?”A question I’ve asked a lot throughout the years.
While Phuket’s claim to fame may be its exquisite beaches, the island has a wealth of offerings beyond its sandy shores.

Get the stories and pictures from my many adventures to all corners of Phuket.

I hope the list can help take your vacation to new heights and ensure you get an unforgettable time on the island of Phuket.

I will always explore, so the list remains a work in progress.

Phuket beaches, discover what made Phuket famous

Looking for the best beaches in Phuket? Look no further! With over 30 world-class beaches, Phuket have something for everyone.

These beaches are truly stunning, from powdery white sand to crystal-clear turquoise water. Discover what makes Phuket beaches unique, where to find the perfect beach, and whether any secret beaches still exist.

Explore all the beaches on the west coast of Phuket and get ready for a day on the beach. Click here to dive in… 

James Bond Island, a once in a lifetime experience

Explore the iconic James Bond Island with a boat tour in Phang Nga Bay.

The island was made famous by the 1974 James Bond movie “The Man with the Golden Gun.” The boat trip to the island is a tour, especially if you book a private boat tour to explore at your own pace, as I did. This stunning limestone island offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Click here and walk in the footsteps of 007.

Big Buddha and a stunning view

Discover the awe-inspiring Big Buddha Phuket, an iconic destination atop the Nak-Kerd Hill.

The Big Buddha in Phuket offers stunning views and a serene environment for contemplation. In addition, its beautifully landscaped temple grounds provide ample opportunities for reflection.

Click Here and visit this iconic landmark.

Phuket Old Town - Discover the Unique Blend of Cultures: A Journey Through Time and Culture

Explore the rich history and cultural heritage of Phuket Old Town

A charming destination that reflects the unique blend of Chinese, Malay, and European influences.

From the stunning Sino-Portuguese architecture to the vibrant Sunday Walking Street Market, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this fascinating part of Phuket.

Walk through Thalang Road, Dibuk Road, Soi Romanee, and Phang Nga Road to experience the town’s cultural fusion and visit local attractions, such as Chinese shrines and temples, museums, and local eateries, to discover the Peranakan culture.

Click here and take a walk with me in Phuket Old Town.

Experience the Historic Charm of The On On Hotel in Phuket: A Journey from Tin Miners' Rest to Hollywood Fame

Discover the fascinating journey of The On On Hotel, the oldest hotel in Phuket’s Old Town.

From its establishment in 1929 to house tin miners and traders, its decline with the fall of the mining industry, to its cinematic revival in the Hollywood movie “The Beach” starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

With its unique blend of tradition and modernity, The On On Hotel provides a living museum experience, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the rich history and culture of Phuket.

Click here and check in at The On On Hotel

Phang Nga Bay: A Spectacular Journey to Iconic Destinations!"

Explore Phang Nga Bay by speedboat, Group tour

Embark on an unforgettable adventure in Phang Nga Bay. Visit iconic destinations such as James Bond Island, Koh Panyee Village, and the enchanting lagoon at Koh Hong.

While I prefer a more personalized experience with a private boat, a group tour can also be an adventure. So make sure to make the right choice to make your Phang Nga Bay trip memorable. 

Click here and join me on a day trip to Phang Nga Bay.

Promthep Cape: Uncover Phuket's Hidden Gem for Breathtaking Sunsets, Rich History, an Unforgettable Adventure

Experience the magic of Promthep Cape

Explore stunning landscapes on hiking trails, witness spectacular sunsets, delve into the rich history of the cape.

Learn its significance in Thai culture, and marvel at the iconic lighthouse. Pay respect at the fascinating shrine.  Build your own stone stack Get to know Prince Abhakara Kiartiwongse, a key figure in Thai history. Start planning your unforgettable adventure to Promthep Cape now!

Click here and join me on a hike to Promthep Cape.

Rawai Seafood Market: A Culinary Adventure Phuket's Seafood Paradise

Discover the vibrant Rawai Seafood Market 

It is a must-visit destination offering a wide array of fresh seafood and a unique cultural experience. Indulge in the freshest catch while preserving the rich history of the local sea gypsies. Dive into the art of bargaining and savor your seafood selections, prepared by nearby restaurants. 

Click here and explore Rawai Seafood Market.

Phuket Downtown Market the oldest market i town.

Discover the charm of Phuket’s downtown market, the oldest market in town, located in the heart of Old Phuket Town.

Phuket’s downtown market is a must-visit destination for anyone who loves to experience the local culture and cuisine. This oldest market in Phuket town boasts an extensive range of food and merchandise stalls that cater to the needs and wants of locals and tourists alike.

From fresh produce to ready-to-eat Thai snacks, the market is a haven for foodies and bargain hunters alike

Click here and join me an early morning at Phuket’s oldest market. 

Unveiling the Majestic Samet Nangshe Viewpoint: A Journey into Tranquility

Discover the enchanting Samet Nangshe Viewpoint in Phang Nga, Thailand, where nature reigns supreme and city life becomes a distant memory.

Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring panoramic views of Phang Nga Bay, its limestone islets, and the captivating Milky Way at night.

Trek through the lush Thai forest, stay in bungalows with stunning vistas, and savor nourishment at the Bay View Cafe while awaiting breathtaking sunrises and sunsets.

Click here… Don’t miss this unforgettable experience in one of Thailand’s hidden gems.

Unleash Your Sense of Adventure at Khao Sok National Park

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Khao Sok National Park, located just a few hours away from Phuket, and immerse yourself in its untamed wilderness.

From scenic road trips through surreal limestone landscapes to exploring the mesmerizing Cheow Lan Lake with its floating bungalows, this hidden gem offers a range of experiences, including cave exploration, jungle trekking, wildlife encounters, and breathtaking viewpoints.

Discover the pristine beauty of this ancient rainforest and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Come on, Click here, Get ready for a nature adventure like no other!

Phuket's Waterfalls: The Complete Guide

Discover Phuket’s essential (only) waterfalls with this guide covering five of the island’s must-see cascades (if you are a waterfall fanatic).

Written by a waterfall novice (me), this guide offers honest insights, beautiful pictures, and practical tips for visiting these natural wonders.

Perhaps the waterfalls are not the most impressive. Still, as they are all located in the rainforest in different parts of the island, the nature experience was top-notch (as long as you remember mosquito spray).

Click here, and join me on a trek in the rainforest.

A Culinary Journey: Exploring the Best Restaurants of Kamala Beach

Discover Kamala Beach’s culinary paradise, where local shophouses meet international flavors.

Explore my personal top picks, including the sublime steakhouse Plum Prime, the Thai elegance of Silk Restaurant, and the beachfront beauty of Lillo Island Restaurant & Bar.

I also asked for Bing AI’s suggestions and got some interesting answers. I have highlighted the top-rated establishments adored by diners visiting from all over the world.

Kamala Beach caters to every taste, from authent½ic Thai dishes to international delights.  

Click here.. Dive in and embark on a remarkable dining adventure.