Discover the best Phuket attractions in and around Cape Panwa during your stay at My Beach Resort.
Khao Khad View Point
The viewpoint at Cape Panwa also known as Khao Khad Views Tower offers 360-degree views over south and east Phuket. This peaceful view point can be accessed by walking the steps up to the view tower where you will be rewarded with magnificent sweeping views. There is a restaurant on the site and plenty of parking.
A great family attraction in Cape Panwa is the Phuket Aquarium where visitors can encounter the wonderful creatures that inhabit Thailand’s lakes, rivers and the Andaman Sea. A highlight is the underwater tunnel where gigantic fish and sharks swim above your head. After exploring the tropical fish and sea creatures there is an outdoor nature trail leading to a turtle sanctuary.
There are some amazing tropical islands off the Cape Panwa coast that are wonderful to explore on a day trip. Koh Lon is a large tranquil island close to the cape where Muslim communities go about their daily life fishing and rubber tree farming undisturbed by tourists. Coral Island is small piece of paradise and a haven for snorkeling. Further south are the Racha Islands, famous for powder soft sand beaches and a colorful underwater world.
The cultural and historic heart of Phuket has been regenerated in recent years and has become an attraction in itself. The Old Town consists of four main streets and their side alleys where Sino-Portuguese buildings have been restored and quaint shops, restaurants and cafes have opened. There are mansions and museums where visitors can learn more about island life over 100 years ago. Every Sunday evening Thalang Road in the Old Town opens as a lively walking street where visitors can discover local handicrafts and cuisine.
Phuket town is a fantastic place to shop. At the weekend the Naka Weekend Market is open during the evening and is packed with local vendors selling everything from fashion to food at great prices. For more international shopping experience Central Festival Phuket and King Power shopping malls are both within easy reach offering a variety of shopping, entertainment and dining options.