Phuket & Around
If its your first time to Phuket then your in for a treat. Not only the best Muay Thai Academy for combat and fitness but its also located on the idyllic island of Phuket.
Below you’ll find some very useful information on what to visit, where to go and what to avoid!
Before you arrive you may want to check out some of the local expat online media that gives a very good feel of whats going on around the island from the local expat perspective.
Online news and events, even jobs if your looking to stay a little longer than you intended!
- Phuket Gazette http://www.phuketgazette.net/
- The Phuket News http://www.thephuketnews.com/
- Phuket Wan http://phuketwan.com/
- Novosti Phuket http://www.novostiphuketa.com/ (Russian)
Local English Language Radio Stations
Flying into Phuket
You’ll be welcomed at Phuket Airport with a fierce heat as soon as you step off the plane, yes Phuket is hot and humid all year round, but thats compensated by being an island surrounded by beautiful beaches.
Real time Phuket flight arrival and departure schedules can be found here http://www.phuketairportonline.com/
Phuket Flying Hanuman
See Phuket from the eyes of an eagle flying through the rainforest in an eco friendly activity that additionally holds some high adrenaline rushes. Phuket’s largest zip line center that covers an area of over 80,000 square meters. http://www.flyinghanuman.com/
Or if you prefer to stay on the ground, then you can take to the woodlands and forests on an ATV. The all terrain vehicles can take you through the rainforests, visit local villages, farms and plantations and end up on an unspoiled private beach. http://atvphuket.com/
Anthem Park,of the two wake-boarding parks here in Phuket, this is the one to head to. Amazing facilities, restaurant, shop and great staff that can take beginners through to real pros through the challenging course on the lake. http://www.anthemwakepark.com/en/home
Phuket is home to some excellent kitesurfing action with 2 professional schools long established on the island. Check out KBA http://www.kiteboardingasia.com/locations/phuket/
Get in a big plastic ball and roll down one of Phuket’s mountains for over 190 meters! All in the name of fun! http://rollerball.co/