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Top Indoor Sports Activities in Phuket, Thailand – for the sporty at heart

Even when it rains, Phuket is plenty of fun. For sports enthusiasts staying at nearly any Phuket Beach Resort there are plenty of fun filled indoor activities that will keep you occupied and entertained as long as you require.

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Fitness

Fitness

For all those keen on keeping fit while holidaying in Phuket there are plenty of excellent fitness studios right around Phuket where one can train in nearly any fitness arena. In fact the Studio at the Anantara Phuket Villas is a well equipped gym that is popular among both residents and outsiders alike. This fitness center here offers both personal trainers and general routines so that members have everything they need to maintain optimum fitness

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Badminton

Badminton

When it comes to a highly energetic Indoor Sport, Badminton tops the list. There are several sports centers around Phuket that offers Badminton along with various other sports. If you are looking for a bit of adventurous competiveness on a rainy day choose the sport of Badminton and you are sure to have plenty of fun.

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Bowling

Bowling

Laid back and relaxing, bowling is an excellent activity to indulge in while spending the evening with family or friends. There is a very popular bowling alley at Big C or Jungceylon in Patong. Many catch a movie at the SFX cinema in Central Shopping Mall (Phuket Town) and then head over for some action at the Jungceylon. The combination is a treat!

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Yoga and Meditation

Yoga and Meditation

Meditation and Yoga is not exactly a sport per say but it may be considered part of fitness and is a very popular activity in Phuket that is known to do wonders for the mind, body and soul. Most Yoga classes are conducted in serene environments like the beach or the mountains but there are several studios such as Hot Yoga Evolution Studio and PhuketFit etc where the Yoga sessions are conducted indoor.

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Muay Thai Boxing

Muay Thai Boxing

Being the Thai version of Boxing, Muay Thai is very popular in all the islands around Thailand. In Phuket there are several centers where Muay Thai can be both learned and practiced. It is very entertaining this sport and has a combination of benefits which includes relaxation fitness and defense.

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Sepak Takraw in Phuket

Sepak Takraw in Phuket

Mostly played outdoors, this is a sport that is played on a badminton sized court using a hand woven ball. Traditional in nature, the Sepak Takraw is played by three players on each side of a five-foot high net who gets three chances to kick, knee, shoulder, or head the ball back to the opposing team. The sport is also popular played indoors in most hotels and resorts.

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Billiards

Billiards

A very popular international indoor sport, billiards is offered as a facility in most of the Phuket accommodations. It is not hard to master this game but requires a bit of aiming while hitting the colored balls to their respective brackets.

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Board Games

Board Games

And finally there are the indoor board games that one can never really get tired of playing. Chess, carom, darts and what not are all once again quite popularly and convenient offered in the islands many hotels and resorts.