For a family holiday full of relaxation and adventures, Phuket in Thailand is an ideal choice; these tips and insights will help you plan such a memorable getaway.
Beaches & Resorts
Phuket has some sublime beaches and ideally, you want to spend a lot of time at such scenic shorelines. Amongst the best spots are the Kata, Layan, Mai Khao, Patong and Paradise beaches where you can find resorts with family residences along with fun activities; ideally, choose a property that has a kids’ club too.
For meals, there are plenty of options be it at Phuket restaurants or small eateries. Most resorts feature various dining venues such as the Age Restaurant where one can sample seafood and grilled delights. You can also savour street found around the beach areas and kids are bound to love some of the fresh fruits on offer.
For the active family, there is a range of water sports to try including snorkelling, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, jet-skiing or pedalling across the water on Schiller bikes! For more adventures, you can head off on excursions to the Phi Phi Islands, take longtail boat rides or charter a private yacht for some family exploration.
There are captivating family attractions in Phuket such as Aquaria, billed as the nation’s largest aquarium and home to an amazing array of marine creatures. You can have a blast cooling off at the Splash Jungle Water Park, enjoy zip-lining at Flying Hanuman and take in a spectacular show at Phuket FantaSea as well.
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