Phuket is a beautiful and exciting tropical island located in Southern Thailand. From pristine beaches to bustling nightlife and lively night markets to adrenaline-rushing water sports, it is not difficult to find fun things to do.

Here is a list of Club Med’s top 10 fun things to do in Phuket in 2021:

1. Explore Phuket Town

Phuket Town, also known as Phuket Old Town, is a hub of culture, history and idyllic coffee spots and cafes. The buildings, which are mostly Sino-Portuguese style shophouses, are an attraction in themselves and worth exploring during a half-day excursion. Be sure to also check out the famous Thalang Road for Phuket Town’s weekly Sunday night market - offering an array of flavoursome Thai dishes for you to try. It is impossible to not have fun in Phuket while exploring the beautiful and lively Phuket Town.

2. Hike to Black Rock View Point for Sunrise

Black Rock is a viewpoint located in Southern Phuket, between Karon and Kata. This beautiful trek involves a short, but steep, 5-10 minute hike up a clear path through the jungle, with a rewarding view overlooking Nai Harn and Ya Nui Beach waiting for you as you reach the top. Hiking to Black Rock viewpoint is a very fun thing to do in Phuket, particularly with friends.

3. Visit Blue Tree Phuket

Blue Tree Phuket takes the term “water park” to a whole new level. With an array of activities on offer at Blue Tree each day, it is impossible to not have fun. From ziplining and waterslides to water-zorbing and rock-climbing - Blue Tree has everything to be a fun day out in Phuket for the whole family. If you prefer to relax, perch yourself in one of the hammocks floating over the lagoon or laze around the lagoon in a rubber ring while sipping on a cocktail. Blue Tree is a must-visit if you are looking for fun things to do in Phuket in 2021.

4. Experience a Movie Night Under the Stars at Rustic and Blue, Phuket

Our next suggestion for a fun thing to do in Phuket in 2021 is to experience a movie night under the stars at Rustic and Blue, located in Rawai. It is one of the most beautiful settings for food and coffee across the island. Not only does Rustic and Blue offer an idyllic hang-out spot and work-space, but their movie nights which take place each Tuesday are great value for money and not to be missed out on. The movie choice is released in advance on both their official instagram and Facebook account.

5. Visit Phuket’s Big Buddha for Sunset

Noted as one of Phuket’s most cultural and religious symbols, the Big Buddha is a popular religious landmark for both Thai’s and tourists, with over 1,000 people visiting the impressive monument on a good day. Choose to experience a visit to the Big Buddha Phuket during the beauty of sunset, for a particularly memorable experience. You can even opt to hike or walk to the Big Buddha for fun.

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6. Experience a Cocktail-Making Class at Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

Opt to join Chalong Bay Rum Distillery’s expert mixologists for a lesson in cocktail-making. From it’s hand-picked sugar cane to the hand-crafted labelling on their rum bottles, Chalong Bay Rum Distillery is a pioneer for sustainability in the distillery business.

Learn how to conjure up some delicious cocktails while also learning the processing procedures behind the distillery itself and take in the beautiful surroundings of the distillery itself. It’s quiet and tranquil location makes it the perfect place to unwind.

7. Try Paddle-Boarding at Ya Nui Beach

One of the most majestic beaches in Phuket, Ya Nui beach is a perfect white-sand beach with turquoise waters, located in a quiet cove, not far from the very popular and touristic Nai Harn Beach. If you want to have fun in Phuket in 2021 but not be overwhelmed by mass crowded beaches - Ya Nui is the perfect beach. You can even rent kayaks and paddleboards there.