Phuket Province is where the most renowned beaches in the world are located. They take pride in the famous white-gold sand beaches, clear blue waters, and lively nightlife. The province is also known to have budget-friendly food and hotels that are perfect for every traveler! 

If you plan to travel to Thailand soon, here are the seven tourist attractions in Phuket that you should not miss visiting:

Top Tourist Attractions in Phuket

Phang Nga Bay

The Phang Nga Bay is famous for its limestone rock formations, small beaches, hidden lakes, and challenging caves. Most tourists prefer visiting the Khao Ping Gan or the Leaning Rock in the bay, which was featured in the James Bond movie: The Man With the Golden Gun.

Phang Nga Bay
Phang Nga Bay | Photo by yacheslav Argenberg under creative commons

Phi Phi Island

This island is one of the featured islands in Leonardo Dicaprio’s The Beach. The Phi Phi Island, one of the top tourist attractions in Phuket, provides a serene and peaceful atmosphere that is perfect in shoving off your daily work stress. It has turquoise blue waters that clearly reflect the fishes, corals, and plants underwater.

Phi Phi Island
Phi Phi Island | Photo by Michael_Spencer under creative commons

Phuket Big Buddha

The Phuket Big Buddha is one of the landmarks in the Phuket Province. It is located in Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata standing as a huge 45 meters tall image of Buddha. Going into the site will let you see the entire province in a 360 view!

Phuket Big Buddha
Phuket Big Buddha | Photo by Mounica.n under creative commons

Similan Islands

Similan archipelago is composed of 11 unique and beautiful islands namely: Koh Bangu, Koh Payan Koh Bon, Koh Payu, Koh Ha, Koh Huyong, Koh Meang, Koh Hin Pousar, Koh Payang, Koh Tachai, and Koh Similan. This place is for travelers who want to dive and explore the desolated islands of Phuket Province. The islands are also packed with full and rich wildlife to explore. 

Similan Islands
Similan Islands | Photo by KOSIN SUKHUM under creative commons

Patong Beach

If you are into parties and play, Patong Beach is the best place to visit. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in Phuket Province with a bustling nightlife. Lots of restaurants, night clubs, and bars open at the beach, so tourists can enjoy partying all night long. 

Patong Beach
Patong Beach | Photo by Terrazzo under creative commons

Wat Chalong Temple

Noted as one of the top tourist attractions in Phuket, Wat Chalong is widely visited by locals and tourists for two primary reasons: Thais are mostly Buddhist and Wats are so beautiful. This temple specifically has been welcoming foreigners for many years now. They allow non-Buddhists to pray inside and learn more about the religion. The temple is open from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Wat Chalong Temple
Wat Chalong Temple | photo by Pekka Oilinki under creative commons

Bangla Road

Bangla Road comes to life when the sun is set! It is famous for the street of neon lights, cheap beer, loud music, and young night memories. The party vibe is alive at the place, so you will never get a dull moment with your family and friends. 

Bangla Road
Bangla Road | Photo by Nicolas Lannuzel under creative commons

There are more tourist attractions in Phuket that are waiting for you! This is a place of full majesty and breathtakingly beautiful beaches, which makes it the best place to unwind and to party!

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