Phuket Island is undoubtedly one of the world's top vacation spots. It is known for its expansive land area that is beautifully endowed with white sand beaches that stretch out for kilometers on end. It is an island that has stolen the hearts of its natives and tourists from all across the world due to the diverse and exciting sights and activities that it can offer. Tourists flock Phuket for its spectacular view, beautiful coastline, rich culture, shopping opportunities, exquisite dining offerings and of course, its friendly and hospitable people.

Are you planning to go on a vacation in Phuket Island? Are you wondering what to do on the visit? Are you worried that you'll be bored? Fear not, because boredom is impossible in Phuket.

First and foremost, you must experience the picturesque beaches that the island is known for. Don't forget to slather on some sunscreen! Basking in the sun and frolicking in the sands of this island can be very addictive. You'll never be bored here. Out in the beach, you can enjoy swimming in the clear blue waters, engage in parasailing, skim boarding, island hopping and a lot more. Phuket Island is also known for its rich marine life; and it should follow that scuba diving and snorkelling are among the top favorite activities of tourists who flock the island.

Of course, beyond the beach and the sea, there is more to Phuket than meets the eye.

One good way to truly make your visit to Phuket an authentic Thai experience is to visit the Old Phuket Town. A visit to this area will surely be satisfying especially that the splendour of Phuket's Sino-Portuguese past is evident. Aside from the eclectic mix of Chinese and colonial architecture that can serve as a good backdrop for your souvenir photos, the old town also offers great shopping opportunities, must-see sights and excellent restaurants.

Another awesome way to experience Phuket Island is by watching real thai boxing. Does "Muay Thai" ring a bell? But of course! Muay Thai is one of the most enjoyed martial art forms all over the world and the best place to really experience an electrifying match is to see it from the country where it originated. To see regular matches, you can check out Saphan Hin Stadium in Phuket city or you can also trek to Patong Beach where you'll witness the rush and energy of these skilful fights.

Are you more drawn to the night life? Phuket is alive with entertainment available at Patong's Bangla Road. You'll be awestruck with the numerous live shows offered by dancers, comedians, entertainers and the like. Shopping is very much thrown into the mix and as for beer, it's overflowing. Here in the island, you are very much guaranteed of the perfect night out that you'll remember years after your trip.

Lastly, there's the famous "FantaSea Show". Be prepared for the jaw-dropping performances by professional trapeze artists, dancers, performing elephants and pyro technicians. The show is a definite crowd pleaser and a visit to Phuket is never complete without watching this show live.

Indeed, a visit to Phuket Island will prove to be an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. You will love it instantly! Rest assured, Phuket, the Land of Smiles, will not disappoint you.

Phuket IslandCredit: Samhan Alajmi سمحان العجمCredit: Samhan Alajmi سمحان العجم