Beachfront resort provides access to Phuket activities
As if it wasn't enough to offer guests on-site services like relaxing spa treatments and free scuba diving lessons, the Radisson Blu Plaza Panwa Beach makes it easy to experience the best of this island. With a location right on the beachfront, our resort in Phuket is close to Laem Phromthep, the ideal place to watch the sun set, and Phuket Aquarium, a great attraction for the whole family. Don't forget to leave a day in your schedule for a trip to nearby islands, many of which have been featured in famous films.
While on a day tour of the temples, you can catch a glimpse of the 45-meter high "Big Buddha" that watches over the island.
Khao Phra Thaeo National Park
A preserve protecting more than 23 square kilometres of virgin rain forest, the park offers hiking trails that lead to the photogenic Tonsai and Bang Pae waterfalls.
Laem Phromthep Viewpoint
Experience a beautiful view of the sun setting at the island's most famous viewpoint, Laem Phromthep.
Phang Nga Bay Limestone Formations
To see the Phang Nga Bay limestone formations, take a cruise around the islands.
The perfect, family-friendly attraction, the aquarium is located at the northern end of Cape Panwa Esplanade and offers over 250 kinds of marine species.
Phuket Country Club
Voted the "Best Course in Thailand" by Asian Golf in 2001, the 18-hole course at the Phuket Country Club has hosted the Ladies Kosaido Thailand Open and the Prince Bernard Cup tournaments.
Phuket FantaSea is a popular stage show featuring traditional Thai dancing, lasers, elephants and many other animals.
Phuket Town Night Markets
Only a 15-minute drive from the Phuket hotel, the area showcases famous Sino-Portuguese architecture, and the street takes visitors past shophouses and vintage buildings that are now bars and cafés.
Famous for a half-buried golden Buddha statue called Luang Poh Prathong (Golden Buddha), Wat Prathong is open daily from 08:00 to 17:30.
Enjoy a day of diving at Similian Islands, Anemone Reef, King Cruiser Wreck or Koh Dok Mai.
Island Day Trips
From Phi Phi Island, made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie The Beach, to James Bond Island, made famous in the film The Man with the Golden Gun, a day trip to the islands must be on everyone's itinerary. Many cruises also offer drop-offs for a day of sunbathing or snorkelling.
Sea Cave Kayaking
A must-do in Phucket, the tour leads guests through the long sea caves of surrounding islands.