Places to Visit on a Short Stopover in Phuket

Here's a list of Places to Visit on a Short Stopover in Phuket recommended by our experts:

Phuket, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’ is dotted with many sandy beaches and azure waters. There are plenty of memorable things to do and see in Phuket – it has now grown into a lot more than a blissful beach laden island. Tourists should know there is never a dull moment in Phuket. The island boasts iconic cultural attractions, a most vibrant nightlife, a beautiful historical old town, entertainment venues, markets, great viewpoints and world famous landmarks. Big Buddha, a 45 meter tall white marble statue, is visible from anywhere in the southern part of Phuket. It is one of the island's most important and revered landmarks. The huge image sits on top of the Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata and at 45 metres high it is easily seen from far away. Go beach hopping among Karon, Patong and Kata, or get off the beaten path and explore remote stretches of sand in the north of Phuket. Phuket is also a good base for exploring the nearby islands and must-see attractions, such as the world-famous Phang Nga Bay and the Phi Phi Islands. Bangla Road is the heart of all Phuket Nightlife. The island boasts a serious crowd of revellers, discos, ping pong bars, go-go bars, cabaret shows, vivid nightclubs with live bands and top international DJs – all the things Thailand’s party scene is appreciated for! Patong is the nightlife centre of Phuket – even though most parts of the island have their own party scene. Tourists make their way over to Bangla Road in Patong with its bright neon lights, biggest clubs, ‘bar beers’, loud music and party-lovers. The beach areas of Patong and Karon are dotted with the best nightlife options including lounges, places for sundowners, gay bars and cultural gigs. We have put together a comprehensive list of the places to visit on a short stopover in Phuket:

Patong Beach

Patong Beach

Beach in Phuket
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Patong is the most famous beach resort on Phuket. With its wide variety of activities and nightlife, Patong is an ideal place to party and play. By night the ...

Kata Noi Beach

Kata Noi Beach

Beach in Phuket
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This cosy little bay is found at the end of a beachside cul-de-sac, just a few minutes' drive over the hill from Kata beach. There's not much to do in Kata Noi ...

Phuket Simon Cabaret

Phuket Simon Cabaret

Place to Visit in Phuket
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Phuket Simon Cabaret has established itself as a market leader of professional entertainment venue. For sheer entertainment,The set designs are outstanding, ...

Phuket Fantasea

Phuket Fantasea

Place to Visit in Phuket
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Phuket FantaSea: This is referred to as the Disneyland of South East Asia. It's the ultimate in night entertainment on Phuket.

Karon Beach Viewpoint / Kata Viewpoint

Karon Beach Viewpoint / Kata Viewpoint

Scenic Beauty/View in Phuket
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Karon Viewpoint (which used to be Kata viewpoint) is one of the most frequented viewpoints in Phuket. From here, it is possible to take in views of Kata Noi, ...

Promthep Viewpoint

Promthep Viewpoint

Scenic Beauty/View in Phuket
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Promthep Cape is the island's most photographed and perhaps best-known location as a view point.

Phuket Weekend Market

Phuket Weekend Market

Shopping Place in Phuket
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The Phuket Week End divides into two sections - covered and open. In the covered section you'll find secondhand items with a huge selection of jeans, T-shirts, ...

Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong

Temple in Phuket
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Wat Chalong, or Chalong Temple, built at the beginning on 19th century, is the largest and most visited Buddhist temple in Phuket. Its real name is Wat ...

Old Phuket Town

Old Phuket Town

Place to Visit in Phuket
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A must-do in Phuket is a walk in the old part of Phuket City, around Thalang, Dibuk and Krabi roads. The beautiful architecture along these roads will take you ...

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Splash Jungle Water Park

Splash Jungle Water Park

Amusement Park in Phuket
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"Phuket's wettest wildest water park" providing gallons of excitement for the whole family!

Phuket Thaihua Museum

Phuket Thaihua Museum

Museum in Phuket

Phuket Thaihua Museum is a History Museum located in Thalang Rd (Talad Nuea) , Mueang Phuket , Phuket 83000