The island of Phuket sits just off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea; it has an excellent combination of natural beauty and a relaxed lifestyle that has made it a firm favourite with tourists from around the world. It offers a superb blend of family-orientated resort hotels, adventurous activities and interesting cultural sites that will keep even the most active of families happy during a stay on the island. If you are considering taking your family on vacation, please read on while this short piece gives you some great information on all the fun activities ticket in Phuket.
Great Range of Family Resort Hotels
Phuket has a super selection of excellent beachside accommodation options that are perfect for you and your family, all well stocked with all the facilities the modern traveller could want. Particularly good are these hotels –
- Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort in Karon Beach.
- Novotel Phuket Kamala Beach.
- Angsana Laguna Phuket in Bangtao.
- JW Marriot Phuket Resort & Spa.
All are consistently well-rated on consumer websites and have numerous family-friendly facilities making them perfect for a wonderful holiday.
Activities For All the Family
Phuket has a wealth of choices when looking for a day away from the stunning beaches; for the adventurous, there are activities including Go Karting, Scuba Diving, Golf, ATV tours and White-water rafting. If you want to see Phuket’s cultural side, there are many temples and historical sites to choose from, including the island’s most famous landmark. The statue of the Big Buddha is a forty-five-meter marble statue that sits on top of Nakkerd hill in the south of the island; it’s a working Buddhist temple, and the view from the top is breathtaking, especially at sunset. Phuket also has two aquariums, two awesome waterparks, an elephant sanctuary, and many other excellent attractions, which would make a great day out.
Getting Off the Island
There is also the option of taking one of the many boat trips that depart from Phuket daily for one of many smaller surrounding islands. These range from fast speedboats to sedate ferries that allow their passenger to see some of the stunning picturesque locations, the day out will normally include a chance to snorkel in beautiful bays and a meal is often provided.
The island of Phuket has everything you will need to make your stay a family holiday you will never forget.