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Updated by Pushpitha Wijesinghe on Feb 02, 2016
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Must-Experience Couples Activities in Phuket

Tipped to be one of Thailand's favorite beach hubs Phuket is a tropical paradise for couples the world over. Here are some must-try activities for loved ones vacationing in the beach capital.


John Gray's Sea Canoe Excursion

Regarded as one of the most romantic tour options available to holidaymakers based in Phuket, enjoying a sea canoe excursions of the island's breathtaking beaches and coves is a memorable activity that should not be missed. Dubbed the John Gray's Sea Canoe experience the tour including stopovers at "hongs" and caves by the beach and enjoying the stunning scenery of the island's hidden corners.


Wat Chalong

Culturally intrigued couples touring the idyllic surroundings of Phuket can tour the largest and most traditional of temples while vacationing in the holiday isle. Known as Wat Chalong in the local tongue the venue is renowned for its appealing architectural elements and popularity as the island's largest and most iconic religious institution.


Sunset Walk on the Beach at Promthep Cape

Often regarded as one of the most picture perfect venues to witness a glorious sunset, idyllic Promthep Cape or Laem Promthep as its known locally occupies the southern edge of the island and is renowned for its panoramic views. As a rocky headland on the shores of the beach couples can enjoy a leisurely stroll across Nai Harn Bay before arriving at the famed cape to catch a glimpse of the daily miracle. Refreshments and other snack vendors are also on-site for the convenience of visitors.


Night life in Patong

Those looking to dance the night away in one of Phuket's party hubs should look no further than eclectic collection of bars and discos located along Patong Beach. Littered with stylish night hotspots from nightclubs to cozy pubs finding a place to enjoy a drink or a dance floor occupied by partygoers is a relative breeze in this well-known party central.


Trip to Phi Phi Island

Nature loving couples in search of privacy and tranquility should spend a day out in picturesque Phi Phi Island. Stunningly perfect in its natural beauty the paradise island is also a snorkeller's hub as visitors can hitch a boat ride to Chalong Bay to take a peak beneath the waves and enjoy diving or snorkelling expeditions in nearby waters.


Nai Harn Beach

Beach fanatics can experience the best of Phuket's scenic beaches at iconic Nai Harn Beach. Suitable for couples in search of some serious rest and relaxation this well known beach is ideal for basking in the sun and enjoying swimming activities as well.


Central Festival shopping

What's a vacation without some retail therapy? Couples can enjoy the joys of shopping in Phuket at none other than Central Festival Mall, the island's biggest retail hub. Lined with boutiques and shops retailing everything under the sun the venue is also the perfect place to catch a movie and dine in one of the many fine restaurants located within its confines.


Phuket Fantasea

Couples in search of engaging local entertainment options should look no further than the infamous Phuket Fantasea show. Dubbed the island's most renowned and iconic performance art piece the large production includes a wealth of talented local performers in the retelling of a traditional Thai epic with elements of fantasy thrown in for good measure. Visitors based in a Phuket beach resort such as the Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas can reserve tickets to the show through the hotel.