Things to do in Phuket

Discover tropical island experiences for family getaways, romantic escapes and memorable gatherings.

 

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Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort

16/12 Moo.6, Tambon Kamala
Phuket, Phuket, Thailand, 83150

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Marine Discovery

Diving and Snorkeling

Look no further than Kamala Bay in front of the hotel for a scuba diving trip in Phuket or go further afield to discover colorful underwater worlds full of tropical fish, coral and more.​

Pool Practice Dives

In the safety of our resort pool, learn essential techniques for an enjoyable experience when open water diving in the Andaman Sea

PADI Certification

Get your PADI certification in Phuket with affordable and convenient shallow reef explorations at our House Reef

Family and Kids

Hin Mare Tao (Turtle Rock Activity)

Join us in a fun activity where kids visit ‘Hin Mare Tao’ or Mother Turtle Rock, engage in coloring activities and build baby turtle sandcastles on the beach.​

Family Activities by The Pool

The tropical oasis surrounding our oceanfront infinity pool is an integrated hub of family facilities, activities and dining, including our marine-inspired Camp Hyatt Kids Club, outdoor adventure playground and Marine Biology Center.

Batik Painting

Looking for things to do in Phuket for your little ones? Try an ancient artistic painting to stimulate creativity and take a lovely souvenir of their joy home.

Candle Making

Craft a customized keepsake that will really stand out as one of your best things to do in Phuket! Make your own glass jar candle and take it home as a souvenir

Dining

Things to do in Phuket - Tom Yum Soup

Organic Thai Cooking Class

Learn Thai culture through our Thai cooking class as part of your things to do in Phuket. Surprise your family and friends with recipes from our native chefs.

Cocktail Making Class

Learn how to craft the perfect classic and modern cocktails by skilled bartender as part of your things to do in Phuket. A must-do for those who drinks.

Phuket Beach Barbeque

Hidden away between the ancient rocks on Rayee Beach, feast on local style prime cuts & seafood straight from the barbecue as the sun dips slowly below the horizon

Phuket Beach Getaway

Spend the day at one of the last hidden gems of Phuket, a beautiful secluded cove just five minutes from the resort and ideal for swimming, picnics and family-fun.

Private Candlelit Dinner

Treat yourselves to a soak in your private hot tub, followed by a romantic candlelit dinner for two on your terrace.

Phuket Food Tour

Take part in a food tour of Phuket to learn about local flavors inspired by the UNESCO City of Gastronomy – Phuket Town.

Wellbeing

Muay Thai Boxing Class

Don’t miss one of the must do things in Phuket, Muay Thai boxing class. Learn the basics of the ancient Thai martial art with expert instructor. Call us today.

Sunset Beach Wellbeing

Maintain your fitness in the stunning natural setting of Rayee Beach, ranging from Yoga, Pilates and Muay Thai classes that will invigorate your well-being.

Ayurveda Therapies

Indulge in Ayurvedic Spa package that is tailored to your “dosha” or unique mix of energies in your body, restoring balance and circulate energy."

Himalayan Salt Thermal Therapy

Along with 84 minerals and trace elements, the salt crystal stones blend with our organic massage oils to sooth and balance the body in this Phuket Spa package.

Couple's Massage

This Phuket spa package allows you to connect with your loved one in a private sanctuary. Starting from signature foot ritual and finish with herbal tea.

Nahm Spa Cabana

Relax on a poolside overlooking the Andaman Sea and enjoy pre and post sun-care massage which rehydrate and nourish your skin. Traditional Thai massage is also available.

Personalized Spa Rituals

Choose your personalized Phuket spa packages from stree relief using Abhyanga massage to body wrap with volcanic clay and revitalizing scrub at Nahm Spa.

Adventure

Three Beaches in Three Days

Enjoy snorkeling at Rayee Beach, a beach picnic and swimming at a secret beach and a Café Del Mar beach club experience on Kamala Beach

Threee Faces of Phuket

Enjoy a guided tour to Phuket Old Town, beautiful temples and scenic viewpoints before taking in the famous Simon Cabaret or Phuket Fantasea show

Patong Beach Adventure

Take a tour to the world famous Patong Beach and try out thrilling watersports from parasailing and banana boats to jet skis and kayaking

Local Attractions and Sightseeings

Discover some of the best sightseeing and local attractions in and around Phuket, for families, couples and adventures in Thailand

Sightseeings and Attractions

Things to do in Phuket Beach

Kamala Beach

2 km
Kamala Beach is the nearest beach to our resort in Phuket. This popular stretch of white sand exudes tranquility with Phuket beach clubs such as Café Del Mar Phuket at its north end and one of the most popular night markets in Phuket every Friday.

Patong Beach

10 km
Patong Beach is a popular Phuket beach famous for the electric nightlife of Bangla Road. A popular shopping destination, it's home to the massive Jungceylon shopping complex as well as Central Patong. It's a must visit destination in Phuket.

Surin Beach

6 KM
Surin Beach is one of the most popular Phuket beaches, located within close proximity to our resort. The long stretch of sand is perfect for a picnic. Popular with locals and expats alike, Surin Beach is a great beach for enjoying a tropical holiday.

Bangtao Beach

Bangtao Beach is home to Laguna Phuket Golf Course and the glamourous Catch Beach Club. It's a great spot for swimming, dining and dancing the night away. The area features great street food, excellent local markets and a relaxed vibe.

Kalim Beach

6.9 KM
Kalim Beach is considered one of the beaches in Patong. It's home to many exceptional Phuket restaurants as well as an annual surfing contest. Street food is abundant here, and it's best enjoyed sitting on a beach mat next to the sea like the locals.

Karon Beach

16 km
Karon Beach is the third longest beach on Phuket Island. It is located on the west coast, between Patong Beach and Kata Beach. Karon Beach offers excellent snorkeling (and even diving) spots at its southern end. It features three main areas: Karon Centre is a lively small town with a good variety of dining, shopping and nightlife opportunities, as well as a beautiful Buddhist temple hosting a weekly market. Karon Beach road is primarily occupied by large resorts with restaurants and shops. The third main area of Karon is around Luang Poh Chuan Road, towards the southern end of the beach, which offers excellent restaurants and nightlife experiences. Don't miss this the beach for your next things to do in Phuket.

Kata Beach

20 km
Kata Beach is just a few minutes south of Karon Beach and features white sands and clear water. This is one of the most family-friendly beaches in Phuket due to its impressive palm-lined beach and great restaurants.

Wat Chalong

25 km
Visit Phuket’s largest and most revered temple which is said to house a sacred relic, for a spiritual experience of a richly decorated cultural gem

Wat Khao Rang

21 km
Wat Khao Rang is located on the slope of the popular Khao Rang (Rang Hill). Visitors can see a large golden sitting Buddha; the first of its kind on the island and a spiritual centre for many worshippers. The temple gets busier during the weekends. It is common to see families come to “make merit” by donating fresh food and alms to monks, usually before 11:00 am. Walk around the temple to see incredible Thai art forms, including statues of Yommaraj (the Lord of Death) and giants from Thai myths, as well as traditional carvings on the temple’s doors and roofs. The temple is also famous for its founder Lung Pu Supa. Born more than 100 years ago, Supa is also known as the “Living Monk” because he lived through the reigns of five Thai kings of the Chakri dynasty, from King Rama V to the current King Rama IX.

Wat Phranang Sang

18 km
Phra Nang Sang Temple is located in Thalang district. Rumoured to be approximately 500 years old, it is said to be the oldest temple on Phuket. It is claimed that the temple was built in honour of an innocent princess who was executed for a crime she did not commit. At her execution, she bled white blood, thus proving her innocence. For this reason the temple is also called Wat Leuat Khao, the Temple of the White Blood.

Wat Phra Thong

18 km
Phra Thong (Wat Pra Thong) is located near the Thalang District Office, north of Phuket. The main attraction is the half-buried golden Buddha image, which is said to be “untouchable” in that any person who has tried to dig it out has been cursed. Legend has it that a farmer boy tied his buffalo to an object that looked like a post in an open field, then fell ill and. He and his buffalo died not long afterwards. The father dreamed about this incident and went to check the post, which turned out to be the top part of a big buried Buddha sculpture. Many villagers came to help to dig it up but only managed to expose half of the statue. A monk on a pilgrimage spotted the holy sculpture and advised building a temple around the half-buried Buddha.

Phuket Fantasea

Discover a spectacular Thai cultural show for the whole family, featuring nightly performances of charming Thai traditions with cutting-edge technology

Blue Tree Water and Entertainment Park

Indulge in a full day of splashing, swimming and water-themed excitement at Blue Tree Water & Entertainment Park where your group participants can take advantage of a range of outdoor activities.

Phuket Cabaret Show

Simon Cabaret in Phuket is one of Southeast Asia’s outstanding entertainment attractions drawing a thousand enthralled visitors from around the world each evening. The show covers the entire range of musical theatre from cultures around the world. Book with us today at phuket.regency@hyatt.com

Elephen Rescue Centers

Visit and learn about the pioneering work of Rescue Centres and Elephant Sanctuaries in Phuket, that promote the ethical treatment of Elephants rescued from the tourism and logging industries.

Phuket Old Town

In the historic and cultural heart of Phuket, discover how Chinese, Malaysian and European settlers helped shape the culture, cuisine, architecture and fortunes of the island over a century ago.

Big Buddha Phuket

31 KM
Ascend to Phuket’s most revered cultural icon and sightseeing attraction, perched high in the southern mountains with unforgettable views of Chalong Bay and on a clear day, Koh Phi Phi out towards the horizon.

Phi Phi Island

74 KM
Discover the towering limestone cliffs, powdery white sands and azure waters of Phi Phi National Marine Park – Instantly recognisable as Thailand’s most famous island.

James Bond Island

Embark on a tour into Phang Nga Bay to the north of Phuket, with sailing, kayaking, island hopping and a visit to the famous movie set.

Similan Islands

100 KM
Explore the natural wonders of the stunning Similan Islands National Marine Park, a world-renowned snorkelling and diving paradise

Hong by Starlight Tour

Kayak through Phang Nga Bay exploring sea caves and hidden lagoons on this must-try experience, culminating in a starlit Thai Loy Krathong ritual

Island Hopping Tour

Sunbathe, swim, snorkel and repeat is the name of the game on a Phuket island Hopping tour, taking in the bounty offshore islands nearby to Phuket

Yacht Charter

Take to the seas in a speedboat, catamaran or super yacht, with a professional crew on hand for your voyage around the breathtaking islands and bays surrounding Phuket

Promthep Cape

Sunbathe, swim, snorkel and repeat is the name of the game on a Phuket island Hopping tour, taking in the bounty offshore islands nearby to Phuket

Rawai Artists Village

Stumble upon a small, rustic collection of colorful, ramshackle galleries, tucked away in a hidden corner of Rawai where local artists display their exhibitions

Private Phuket Explorer Tour

Take a break from the beach and take in a Tour of Phuket’s famous landmarks, including temples, viewpoints and the historic old town to show a different side of the island.

Kamala Night Market

Wander around this vibrant Thai night bazaar and connect with the traditional island lifestyle -a great place to capture a sense of the local life and sample delicious Thai street food

Beach Horse Riding

Embark on equestrian adventures with rides in the mountains and on nearby Kamala Beach, a memorable experience for children and adults.

Flying Hanuman/ Hanuman World (Zipline)

Enjoy jungle thrills with an adventure above the treetops, featuring ziplines, sky bridges, abseil points, spiral stairways and more

Shopping

Things to do in Phuket - Shopping

Jungceylong

20 Mins
A large, modern shopping mall with speciality shops, cinema, bowling, family zone and restaurants abound. Jungceylon is located opposite of Bangla Road in Patong Beach, catering to a variety of international travelers looking for great shopping in Phuket.

Central Patong

20 Mins
Central Patong is a shopper's paradise offering great Thai & international cuisine, a beauty gallery and many fashion zones. With a spacious store layout, friendly service and an array of brands, this is the place for quality clothes shopping in Patong Beach.

Central Floresta

40 Mins
Central Floresta is an artfully designed mall offering luxury shopping in Phuket. High end fashion brands, such as Louis Vuitton, and the world’s top designers can be found as the best shopping in Phuket takes on a glamorous twist at Central Floresta.

Sports

Things to do in Phuket - Golfing

Blue Canyon (Canyon Course)

36 km
The Signature Hole: Bearing the proud signature of natural canyons, holes 13, 14 and 17 are significant in that they were built on the existing canyon structure, which suddenly plunges into deep waters. Surrounded by freshwater lakes and in harmony with the earth, The Canyon Course brilliantly features natural hazards, towering trees, multiples tees, rolling fairways, long carries and much more. As its name “Canyon” suggests, the holes are built along canyon edges with undulating fairways and greens. Players have found that each and every one of the eighteen holes has its own set of characteristics, which makes for a truly memorable experience and is known as a top golf course in Phuket. Book now at phuket.regency@hyatt.com

Red Mountain Course

16 km
Red Mountain Golf Club is Loch Palm Golf Club’s sister course, and the newest golf course in Phuket. The course layout has been cleverly routed to take advantage of the dramatic elevation changes, while reminders of the tin mining era have been imaginatively incorporated with spectacular holes sculpted into (and through) rugged rock cliffs and canyons. Red Mountain gives players of all levels an opportunity to enjoy a great Phuket golf experience. Fairways are grassed with Seashore Paspalum, and with Bermuda grass on subtle breaking greens which are true and fast. Water comes into play on numerous holes and every hole on the course will present you with different challenges that require a variety of shots. Red Mountain Golf Club was voted as one of the top three new courses in Asia in 2007. Reserve in advance at phuket.regency@hyatt.com

Loch Palm Golf Course

13 km
The largest Phuket golf course, covering some 48 acres. Loch Palm has dramatic elevations and drops throughout its layout, giving an opportunity for beginners, average players and professionals alike to test their levels of skill. At 6,555 yards in length, the course is not as long as some others, but provides an experience for everyone who loves golf and could be the ideal place to start your golf holiday. The front nine holes wind around Crystal Lake until you reach the turn, at which point the back nine track up into the mountains. From the tee, fairway landing areas are quite generous, but wayward shots will be punished by strategically placed bunkers. With more than two thousand palm trees lining the fairways, you’re treated to the most serene atmosphere along with many challenging hazards and greens. Reserve now at phuket.regency@hyatt.com

Phuket Country Club (27 Hole Golf Club)

16 km
Phuket Country Club was established in 1989 and has the honour of the being the first golf course built on the island of Phuket. The course provides a fun and friendly eighteen holes set in a valley, that meanders through hills and limestone cliffs traversing three distinct environments; with six holes in undulating hills, six holes on the level and six through landscaped forest. Phuket Country Club is a regular host to national tournaments, and will provide a challenging - but not intimidating - round of golf for high handicappers who often have the best rounds of their lives. Accurate shots are required, although any wayward shots are not severely penalised as the rough is very light. The course remains a firm favourite among locals and regular visitors and is a Phuket best golf course. The relaxing atmosphere and hospitality of Phuket Country Club, along with the beauty of the course, guarantee that you will be back again and again. Book now at phuket.regency@hyatt.com

Fishing Tour

Set sail on a deep sea fishing tour in Phuket and reel in the big game. Conducted by knowledgeable guides, spend a relaxing day immersed in the beauty of the Andaman Sea and then cook what you catch on the boat.

Standup Paddle Boarding

Take a short trip up the coast to Bangtao Beach, the place for SUP rental and guided activities, with stunning views in the gently curving bay for a relaxing core workout