Things To Do In Phuket
One of the reasons tourists flock to Phuket is for its amazing beaches. One of the most popular is Patong Beach, with its superb combination of shopping, lively entertainment and water based activities. Other Phuket beaches include Kata Beach, Karon Beach, Emerald Beach, Paradise, Surin and Pansea Beaches.
As you explore Phuket you wont be able to miss the beautiful architecture of the Buddist temples dotted across the island. There are around 30 temples and wats in Phuket, the most famous one is the spectacular Wat Chalong. Visit the large golden Buddha that resides at Wat Khao Rang which overlooks Phuket Town and the beautiful triple roofs of revered Wat Kosit Wihan, which was built 140 years ago.
James Bond Island
The island of Koh Ta-pu emerged with a bang onto the international scene with a starring role in The Man With The Golden Gun. Henceforth, this particular slice of paradise is commonly referred to as James Bond Island. Its rocky pinnacle and cliffs make for an intriguing appearance that, on occasion, seems to defy the laws of physics.
Phuket has no less than six golf courses. The greens and tree lined fairways of these courses undulate along with the beautiful Thai landscape and offer great views. The courses incorporate sand bunkers and beautiful lakes. Professionals and beginners alike will love the challenge of Phuket’s courses.