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On the water front…

August 6, 2010

Phuket is one of the magnificent tourist destinations in the world, with its amazing coves and bays, palm-fringed beaches, glinting island-dotted seas, stunning turn of the century architecture, and an abundant tropical landscape.

Phuket Cultural Center, Butterfly Garden and Sea Aquarium, Phuket Sea Shell Museum, Chana Charoen Crocodile Farm, Phuket Orchid Garden and Thai village, Khao Rang, and Ko Si Re, are just few among many of its interesting attractions. Phuket also boasts of some brilliant nature attractions, such as Sirinat National Park and Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary.

Perhaps one of the main reasons why tourists flock to Phuket is due to its exceptional beaches. From active as well as fun beaches providing superb facilities to quiet beaches blessed with brilliant coves backed by sumptuous hillsides, each of the Phuket’s beaches are individually and collectively famous all with their unique charm.

Boasting of more than 3000 kilometers of shores and a variety of superb beaches;  Phuket is a paradise for ocean lovers. All the Phuket’s beaches allow a superb opportunity to enjoy an excess of water sport activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, and jet skiing, among many others.

One of the most admired water sport activities in Phuket is undoubtedly sailing, as it is a great way to explore the beauty of the Andaman Sea, and is now considered the best sailing destinations in South East Asia.

Another much favored water sport activity in Phuket is sea kayaking. Sea kayaking through the Phang-Nga, one of the world’s unique attractions, is a once in a lifetime experience, as it allows you to come through a range of waterway estuaries with dense forests composing mangrove and nipa palm which can be found stretched out in the sea.

Popular water sports activities in Phuket also include water skiing.Situated near the Loch Palm Golf Course, Hat Patong is considered a wonderful refuge for water skiing in Phuket. For those interested in night sea fishing, Phuket’s offshore islands form a perfect location. Also, a must do water sport activity in Phuket is yachting, with a range of yachts and super yachts to cater for all tastes and budgets.

Scuba diving is yet another popular water sport activity in Phuket, with such renowned diving destinations such as Phi Islands, Similan, and Surin. There are also a whole range of experienced diving schools and shops to cater for all your underwater needs. In addition, with an array of protected bays, Phuket forms a great destination for snorkeling.

For those who want to try something rare or new during your trip in Phuket, then travel out to Kata or Patong beaches to hire a jet ski. If you are an adventurer and want to make your Phuket break a memorable one, then fantastic and adventurous then parasailing could be the adrenalin rush you are looking for.For the less adventurous take a day cruise around all the famous Phuket sites.

With water sports galore and facilities to die for, a holiday break to Phuket would unquestionably be a remarkable and unforgettable experience.

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