Phuket is an incredible island with so many things to see it’s impossible to do everything in one vacation. Here are 20 pictures just to give you a taste of what to expect in Phuket.
The 45 meters tall Big Buddha statue sits on the top of the Nakkerd Hills at 400 meters above sea level, offering the best 360-degree views of Phuket.
Phuket has so many beautiful viewpoints that it’s hard to pick a favorite. Here’s a view of Laem Sing Beach during high season.
Karon Viewpoint from where you can see Kata Noi, Kata and Karon Beach. Three world-class beaches.
Ya Nui Beach as viewed from Windmill Viewpoint.
Also read: 10 Absolutely Gorgeous Viewpoints in Phuket
There are over 30 beaches on Phuket. Kata Noi Beach was voted one of the world’s Top 25 beaches by TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice 2016. The picture above shows Surin Beach where several magnificent hotels are located like Twinpalms Phuket Hotel.
Bang Pae Waterfall at Khao Phra Thaeo National Park.
There are lots of sidewalk restaurants with authentic food in Phuket. Why not try some Ba Mee Kiew Moo Dang (yellow egg noodle soup with red BBQ pork). It’s one of the most popular noodle dishes in Thailand. Should be enjoyed with a Singha beer.
Nai Yang Beach, close the airport, is a lovely beach full of small restaurants, popular among both locals and tourists. Locals prefer picnicking under the shade of the casuarina trees while tourists love the idea of dining in the sun.
Promthep Cape at the southernmost point of Phuket is the most popular spot to watch the sunset.
Beach sign at Karon Beach.