From the sandy shores of Phuket to the bustling nightlife, Thailand’s undisputable tourism favourite, there are some very good reasons why Phuket is a must-do on your next itinerary.
With the perfect fusion of east and west, Phuket offers delicious affordable eats and fine dining cuisine. Bargain shopping is easy to come by and the countless attractions will give you something different to explore every day.
Where to stay
Wyndham Sea Pearl Resort Phuket is a luxurious five-star resort located on a lush hilltop overlooking Patong Bay and the Andaman Sea. Here you will be well positioned to explore everything the vibrant island has to offer from white-sand beaches and jungle exploration to bargain shopping and a variety of restaurants and bars. The resort features eight different room types to suit your needs all with an outdoor Jacuzzi. There is eight swimming pools, restaurants and bars, a fitness centre and 24-hour reception.
Where to eat
You don’t even need to leave the resort to experience the delicious, fresh flavours of Thailand, with four restaurants onsite. For a blend of international and local favourites head to Mook Talay Restaurant, or if it is fresh seafood you are after indulge at Blue Waters Restaurant while enjoying the views of the Andaman Sea. The Alfalfa Pool Bar and Alfa Club and Restaurant serve light meals daily. For authentic Thai cuisine try Joe Louis Thai Restaurant at the Jungceylon Shopping Centre for a wide range of traditional Thai dishes, with first class service in an ambient setting.
Where to shop
Phuket is an eclectic mix of vibrant open air markets day and night, street stalls, western-style department stores and upmarket boutique shops. The Jungceylon Shopping Mall located close to your Club accommodation, is one of the major shopping spots in Phuket with more than 200 shops including a department store, brand-name clothing, electronics stores, a cinema and bowling alley. A trip to Phuket wouldn’t be complete without a visit to one of the many street markets selling everything from discounted clothing to fresh produce.
Experience the excitement of Muay Thai (Thai boxing) amidst a cheering crowd in one of Phuket’s many specially-built stadiums. Muay Thai martial arts is Thailand’s national sport and stadiums can be found on Soi Sai Namyen Road in Patong. Exploring Phuket’s white sandy beaches and turquoise waters is a must. Grab some snorkelling gear and discover the colourful reefs with tropical fish and coral aplenty. There are a number of beaches ideal for snorkelling and other water activities. Ask our friendly team at Reception for more information. Other nearby attractions include the famous nightlife capital of Phuket, Banglar Road, or for the more adventurous, the Flying Hanuman zip line which takes you flying 40 metres through the jungle.