When you hear the word Thailand, the first thing that would probably come to your mind is Bangkok, the temples, the elephants or sometimes, even Phuket. Phuket has been blessed with an abundance of tourist destinations and attractions. Here are five of these Phuket attractions that have enticed numerous travelers and tourists. What are you waiting for? Read on and rent a villa in Phuket today!
Old Phuket Town
Chinese and Portuguese elements have blended in the architecture in this old town. But even if it is called Old Phuket Town, its local sights and the excellent line up of restaurants says otherwise. In this part of Phuket, you should expect the unexpected for this old town and its unique characteristics will definitely steal your heart.
The Big Buddha has only recently arrived in Phuket. It took about 30 million baht for it to be constructed at the highest peak of Nakkerd Hills. The Big Buddha looks over Chalong, Rawai and Kata. It is truly a wonderful sight to behold and to be in its presence can be quite breathtaking.
Phang Nga Bay
Phuket is known for its abundance on beautiful beaches. But out of all the beaches in Phuket, no one can argue that the beaches in Phang Nga Bay are one of the most beautiful in the world. Phang Nga Bay is truly a wonderful destination filled with limestone cliffs and emerald waters. If you wish to observe the fauna of the islands, you will be able to do so in a limited way.
A visit to Phuket will never be complete without a trip to Wat Chalong. Wat Chalong is considered as one of Thailand’s most important temples and Phuket’s spiritual center. The temple is very beautiful with intricate design. Sometimes during special holidays, visitors are treated with a country fair wherein all kinds of products can be bought.
Phi Phi Island
The Phi Phi Island is sometimes the main reason why people visit Phuket. It has become a favorite destination for tourists and has even been featured in film. From above, the island is truly astonishing but to visit it physically will make you never want to leave.