Try to say Big Buddha’s full name – Phra Puttamingmongkol Akenakkiri Buddha. Visit the statue at Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata. At 45 metres, the white Burmese marble-layered statue is the island’s symbol of hope.
Old Phuket Town
Visit a town built last century from tin-mined riches. Discover enormously impressive Sino-Portuguese mansions that Phuket’s former tin barons used to live in.
Koh Racha Yai and Koh Racha Noi both lie 20 kilometres south of Phuket. They form the Racha Islands. Surrounded by clear waters and filled with white sandy beaches, the two islands are highly popular for diving and snorkelling.
Watch one of the most beautiful sunsets ever at Promthep Cape. Catch a great view of Phuket’s southern coast. Look at the half-moon bay on Nai Harn Beach.
Phuket Weekend Market
Take a weekend trip to Chao Fa West Road. Enter the Phuket Weekend Market and find amazing souvenirs and secondhand goods. Buy local street food and eat it on the go.
Watch the island’s biggest show. Trapeze artists, performing elephants, a fun storyline and hundreds of cast members and animals form Phuket Fantasea. The show is staged in a theme park. Play carnival games. Visit Palace of the Elephants. Have fun in the Similan Adventure Centre. Shop for trinkets and eat local food.