Phuket is the largest island in Thailand, which is located in the south and brings many foreign travelers each year.
The crowds can get quite busy, so it can be hard to find a way to escape them. If you’re still looking to immerse yourself in the Thai culture and enjoy the surroundings of beautiful Thailand while also trying to get away from the flock of tourists around every corner, there are a few things you can do to escape the crowds of Phuket. Here are some of our ideas:
Come during low season
It is best to avoid Phuket during high season, as many travelers will flock the island during these times of the year. If possible, you should come during the times when it is considerably less busy. Typically, from November to March, foreigners will come to the sun and the sea in order to escape the snow back home in their countries.
If you want to avoid the crowds, you should come from May to October, since this is Phuket’s lower season. Do keep in mind that there is a chance that rain can interfere with your travel plans, and it will be very hot, so you want to pack accordingly. On the bright side, you’ll get to take advantage of low season prices at hotels and restaurants. Ticket prices will also be much lower!
Wake up early
Throughout Thailand, being an early bird is a great way to not only see the sunrise but to visit popular tourist spots without having to fight a crowd.
Thai people will generally wake up pretty early so you will not miss any of the operation hours of any sights you might want to see. Another upside to waking up early is being able to miss the afternoon heat. Early birds can enjoy peace and quiet in paradise as they visit beaches.
Avoid tourist attractions
If you have read up on anything about Phuket, Patong beach is one of the most popular beaches around. This means that you should probably avoid it. There are many smaller more intimate beaches that you can find a beautiful sunrise.
There are many smaller, more intimate beaches that you can still find a beautiful sunrise at. Quieter beaches include Layan Beach and Banana Beach. You can also check out Freedom Beach while you’re at it. These beaches will allow you to still get great ocean pictures while being able to enjoy the sun in the sand without having to compete with others for spots on the beach.
Escape on a boat
There are many ways you can get away from the island crowd, and getting on the boat is one of them. There are plenty of places where you can go to, whether it’s out at sea or island hopping. There are tons of scuba diving and snorkeling adventures to go on.
You can enjoy peace and solitude while entering the marvelous world underwater. Marvel at the coral and sea turtles and enjoying a great dive in them some of the most popular spots in Phuket.
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