Family-Friendly Things to Do in Phuket

Family-Friendly Things to Do in Phuket, Phuket, Thailand (B)

I did a lot of research before I went to Phuket – as I always do before I travel – and it seemed as though people who’d been to Phuket were divided into two camps. Those who loved it and those – who didn’t. I wondered whether I had made the right decision by choosing Phuket over other regions in Thailand, but my flights were already booked so there wasn’t much I could do about it – except go there and form my own opinion.

We flew to Phuket via Air Asia after spending a few days in Bangkok. The moment we walked out of the arrivals hall, we were accosted by touts trying to sell us transport, tours and all manner of other services. It was very brief though, as someone had come to pick us up from our hotel in Kamala Beach and soon we were on our way.

As we drove through Phuket’s lush, tropical scenery, we marvelled at the local sights and sounds – buffalos grazing on green grass, street vendors selling all kinds of local delicacies, little kids playing outside brightly painted houses and motorbikes everywhere. The laid-back island style reminded me of other tropical places I’d been to, like Penang, Jamaica and the KZN South Coast. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Family-Friendly Things to Do in Phuket
Guide Location: Thailand » Phuket
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sara Essop
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Sunwing Kamala Beach Resort
  • Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort
  • Patong
  • Thai Hua Museum
  • Blue Elephant Cooking School and Restaurant
  • Big Buddha
  • Fantasea
  • Baan Chinpracha
  • Naka Weekend Market