Phuket, with its postcard perfect beaches, incredible landscapes and gorgeous villas, is ideal for a romantic retreat.From island hopping, cruising along turquoise waters, cultural expeditions to a mere relaxing stroll on its golden beaches, there are plenty of things to keep you entertained, come night or day. Here is a round up of the 13 most amazing activities in Phuket for couples.

1. Take a romantic stroll at the southernmost tip of Phuket

The southernmost tip of Phuket, aka, Promthep Cape or Laem Promthep offers the most gorgeous sunset views. No surprise why its a huge hit among couples.

Promthep Cape

The breathtaking views of the setting sun illuminating the waters make it a captivating spot. In the evenings, the place is swarmed by camera toting tourists. Don’t let that deter you though, after all, who doesn’t want a selfie with the most beautiful sunset as backdrop.

How to reach: Its an hours drive from Patong by Songthaew/Cab

2. Enter the world of glamour and over the top drama at Simon Cabaret

The moment you enter the swanky venue for the show, you realize that you are in for a glamorous night. Get prepared to be bowled over by bewitching ladyboys in jazzy costumes. They sing, dance and mimic pop celebrities from different areas. If that doesn’t tickle your funny bone, then nothing can.

Simon Cabaret

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If you are a fun loving duo then this night, infused with music, colors and a whole lot of drama is sure to be a memorable one. And don’t forget to click photos with the performers after the show.

How to reach: Its a 10- minute drive from Patong by Songthaew/Cab
Cost: INR 1850 (Including Pick up)/ USD 29

3. Hop on a boat to discover beautiful islands surrounding Phuket

No trip to Phuket is ever complete without exploring the scenic islands around it. Each of these jewels is dripping in lush green vegetation, with picture perfect beaches giving way to electric blue waters. These island trips are perfect for nature lovers and landscape photographers.

Phi Phi Islands

Cost: Phi Phi Island Tour – INR 4300 / USD ; Phang Nga Bay cruise – INR 3600 / USD 55

4. Enjoy a truly surreal view with your partner while dining at La Gritta

This chic restaurant set up in Amari Phuket offers a luxurious dining experience with its delectable 5-course meal, elegant furnishings and a spectacular view of Patong bay. Its best known for its Italian cuisine with the chef himself paying a visit to check if you are enjoying your meal.

La Gritta

Photo Via Amari

If you are looking for a place to take your sweetheart for a romantic dinner, then there cannot be a better setting than this. Do reach early to witness a magical sunset.

How to reach : Its walking distance from Patong Beach


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5. Explore the mystical marine life at Phi Phi Island

Brought under the limelight by the movie, The Beach; Phi Phi Island is nothing less than a paradise. Its crystal clear waters, limestone cliffs, flour like sand and extraordinary attractions like Maya Bay and the Viking cave make it a must visit for those traveling to Phuket.

Phi Phi

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Its diverse marine life and colorful corals make Phi Phi one of the best places to scuba dive in Thailand. The icing on the cake is that its also one of the cheapest places to dive in the country.

Cost: Scuba diving in Phi Phi costs INR 6800/ USD 104

6. Get those tan lines by sunbathing on white sand beaches

Being the largest island in Thailand, you are never far away from a patch of sand in Phuket. With shimmering sands, a gentle breeze and alluring waters, these beaches are perfect for sunbathing with your partner while basking in the tranquil beach vibes.

Beaches

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If you get bored of lolling under the shade of colorful umbrellas, you could enjoy a splash in the waters. And if you want a little more action, you could try some of the thrilling watersports these beaches offer.

Also Read: Where to Stay in Phuket | Itinerary for Phuket

7. Gape in awe at the gigantic white Buddha statue

When you are in Phuket, it’s hard to miss the Big Buddha, a 45 meter white statue, the most popular landmark on the island and visible from many areas. Its best viewed from close quarters though. The statue is not only imposing, but being on an elevated platform, it also affords a panoramic view of Chalong Bay.

Big Buddha

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Note: Women are needed to keep their shoulders and thighs covered as a mark of respect.

How to reach: Its a 30 minute drive from Karon by Songthaew/Cab

8. Explore the famous James Bond Island

As alluring as it sounds, James Bond Island is a famous landmark around Phuket. Starring in the James Bond movie (The Man with the Golden Gun), the island is popular for a funnel shaped vertical rock magically standing in the water. The waters have a distinctive emerald green tint.

James Bond Island

A selfie here with your partner is a must. But thats not all – you can kayak through stellar underwater caves, discover underground rivers and lunch in a floating village.

Cost: INR 3600/ USD 55

9. Watch amazing cultural shows like the Siam Niramit and Phuket Fantasea

If you are looking for a unique cultural experience, Phuket will bowl you over with its grand shows. Siam Niramit is comparable to the outlandish shows of Las Vegas with its extraordinary sets, dazzling special effects and elegant dances. Its a true visual spectacle.

Phuket Fantasea

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Phuket Fantasea is a circus style show with daredevil performers pulling off gravity defying leaps. Adorable elephants and sturdy tigers entertain you with their stunts.Throw in some magical illusions, laser work, fireworks and you have a kick ass show.

Cost: Phuket Fantasy – INR 3250/ USD 50 ; Siam Niramit – INR 3800/ USD 58

10. Cliff goofy pictures with your sweetheart at the Trick Eye Museum

Showcasing some mind boggling 3D art, Trick eye museum is an illusion art museum full of wall paintings that look like they can spring to life anytime. Let inner child in you out and click goofy photographs with your partner.

Trick Eye Museum

Photo Via Divui

How to reach: Its a 30 minute drive from Patong by Songthaew/Cab
Cost: INR 1000/ USD 15

11. Buy funky souvenirs at Phuket Old Town

Phuket Old town is in total contrast with the rest of the island. A world away from westernized Phuket, it is the perfect place to soak in traditional Thai vibes. The architecture is heavily European influenced and the rustic lanes are lined with old colonial shop houses that are sure to take you back in time.

PhuketOldTown

Photo Via Novotel

Phuket town is also a hub for shopping, especially known for its weekend markets. Get yourself some funky souvenirs to take back home.

How to reach: Its a 30 minute drive from Patong by Songthaew/Cab

12. Get pampered with your loved one with a refreshing spa treatment

Indulge in a unique and relaxing experience with your special someone by unwinding at a couple spa. You can enjoy traditional Thai massage, foot massage, fish massage and aromatherapy. This out-of-the-world experience will surely leave you and your partner rejuvenated. Make this even more fun by sharing a milk bath together!
Couple Spa
Liked what you read? Checkout our guide on Where to Stay in Phuket to find the best areas to stay in Phuket for Couples

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