Looking for a 24-hour traveller guide to make the most out of your short trip? Here we have curated a list of travel tips and best spots to help you make the most of your day around the sunny Phuket island! Read on for more!
12:00am - #FeelWelcome at Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort
Check into this beautiful private beachfront resort that overlooks the beautiful sandy beaches of Makham Bay. Located away from the crowd, you can relax to the sound of the waves or watch some movies on demand in the comforts of your room. Have a good night’s rest to prepare yourself for the full day of activities ahead.
7:00am - Rise and shine! Fuel up with breakfast at Aqua Restaurant and Terrace
Wake up bright and early to the gorgeous view of white beaches surrounded by clear azure waters. Fuel up with some continental breakfast served at Aqua Restaurant and Terrace.
8:30am - Hike up Big Buddha
A 45-minute ride from the hotel, the Big Buddha is one of the most revered landmarks of Phuket. The impressive 45-meter tall white marble statue sits atop Mount Nagakerd and offers the best panoramic views of the island. From this viewpoint, you can admire the sweeping vistas of Phuket Town, Kata, Karon, Chalong Bay and more.
Tip: Make sure to bring your wide angle lens to capture this remarkable statue and the surrounding views.
12:00pm - Island Hopping around Phang Nga Bay
After the early morning hike, prepare yourself for some fun in the sun! Next up on the plan is island hopping around some of the best beaches in Phuket.
Phang Nga Bay lies between southern Thailand's mainland and Phuket Island. This region is characterized by limestone cliffs, rock formations and small islands surrounded by beautiful coral reefs. Among the islands are Koh Tapu, also known as James Bond Island for its appearance in a Bond film.
Enjoy your lunch on board followed by a light swim at Lawa Island then head back to the hotel.
7:00pm - Unwind at The Edge Beach Club
Unwind at the hotel’s bar after a long day of exploring the islands. Overlooking the beach, this picture perfect setting is the best place to chill over some snacks and a refreshing cocktail.
8:30pm - Join in the crowds at Phuket Town
The nightlife in Phuket Town has a distinctly Asian flavour that needs some getting used to, yet a delight once you get accustomed to it. From cultural experiences to exotic shows, live Blues and Jazz music bars to trendy Thai nightclubs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Phuket Town.
Before you go about exploring the nightlife, chow down on some authentic Thai cuisine at One Chun Café & Restaurant. Known for their roasted duck with red curry as well as its unique vintage décor, you can be guaranteed a satisfying meal at this dining spot.
11:30 pm - Head back to Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort
After a long and fulfilling day in Phuket, it’s time to head back to the resort to crash for the night. If you’re still hungry, you can order from the hotel’s 24 hour room service! Supper in bed? We can’t think of a better way to end the day.