From idyllic beaches and lush mountain interiors to spicy-hot flavorful food and a mesmerizing underwater world, Thailand’s largest island, Phuket, has so much to offer. Whether you’re looking to relax, be active, or indulge your foodie self — or a mixture of all three — Phuket is an island crowd-pleaser for the whole family.
Must-Do: Rent snorkeling gear at Paradise Beach and explore beneath the surface of the Andaman Sea. Or experience under-the-sea bliss during an exciting scuba diving tour with Love Diving Phuket and discover Thailand’s surreal subaquatic world.
Eat: Spicy, salty, tongue-tingling. Thai cuisine is memorable: the type of food you’ll want to share with friends back home. Join a cooking tour with Phuket Thai Cooking Academy and learn how to create authentic, flavorsome dishes, helping to keep those rich food memories alive long after your trip. During the tour, visit a seafood market before concocting classic Thai favorites such as pad thai, Massaman curry, and sweet-flavored mango with sticky rice.
Day-Trip: For a fun-filled day, treat the whole family to a local zip-line experience at Flying Hanuman. With 14 zip lines, four sky bridges, and more, you can score a unique view of Phuket’s lush forest canopy from above.