‘At Phuket’ Guesthouse welcomes you to the paradise island known as the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’. The tropical island of Phuket boasts beautiful pristine beaches, lush green forests and crystal clear seas.
Phuket is a beautiful island full of different cultures and provides its visitors with a multitude of activities and sights to suit all kinds of traveller. Phuket is the perfect destination and offers quite tranquil beaches for a romantic getaway, fun packed activities for the family or the bustling nightlife of Patong for those who enjoy evening entertainment.
Things to do in Phuket
There is literally something for everyone in Phuket, whether you enjoy relaxing on the beach, jet skiing in the sea or shopping in the markets. You will not be disappointed with the plethora of things to do in Phuket.
Just a stones throw away from ‘At Phuket’ Guesthouse is the world famous Patong beach, where you will find sun loungers to chill out in the sun. There are usually stalls along the sides of the beach with friendly staff who will be more than happy to serve food and cold beverages to you at your sun lounger, so just sit back, relax and enjoy your vacation.
Jungceylon Shopping Mall
A short walk or motorbike taxi away from ‘At Phuket’ Guesthouse guests can find the impressive Jungceylon Shopping Mall. One of the two major shopping malls on the island, Jungceylon offers everything from local/international restaurants & Cafés, branded clothing & accessories and also locally made handicraft items which are perfect for souvenirs. It also boasts a large cinema complex that shows both Thai and international movies.
Patong is renowned for its bustling nightlife, notably Soi Bangla. The road stretches all the way from the beach, down to Jungceylon Shopping Mall and is lined with bars, pubs and night clubs. There is a range of bars to suit all tastes including clubs with modern dance music to bars with live bands.
The Big Buddha
The Big Buddha is one of Phuket’s most famous landmarks, standing 45 metres tall it’s also one of the largest. The Big Buddha can be seen from almost anywhere around the Southwest part of the island and has some breath taking views from the top. You can find the Big Buddha located between Kata and Chalong just off the Chao Fa Road East.
Laem Promthep (also known as Promthep Cape) is arguably one of the best viewpoints in Phuket to go and watch the sunset. This point is famous amongst Thais, and people come from all over Thailand to witness a remarkable sight of the sun sinking into the Andaman Sea. Laem Promthep can be found on top of the hill between Nai Harn Beach and Rawai, it’s a very popular place to visit so get there early so you can find the best spot to watch the sun go down. Click here for the Laem Promthep photo album.