Off the mainland of Thailand lies the fun filled exciting famous tourist resort island – Phuket. All beach lovers coming to Thailand mostly wound up here. Whether you want to just lie on the beach and get a tan absorbing in all the tropical sun , or want to be a bit more adventurous and go in to see what the ocean homes , Phuket is a perfect choice for both.
Want to go into the sea and explore then the waters around Phuket will not disappoint you. Some of the attractions in Phuket include various adrenaline pumping activities such as diving, surfing and other various other water sports. Snorkelling has always been very popular among the tourists. Most of the hotels have an in-house aquatic centre that organises such activities; hotels such as Anantara Layan Phuket Resort also have facilities in house to arrange non-motorised water sports. So it is best to check with your hotel to see what they can offer you.
As mentioned snorkelling has been a very famous activity mainly due to the close contact it offers with the marine biodiversity. The waters of the Andaman Island are suitable for this experience as they are clear and calm. Placid seas are often the case from November to April. Explore the array of sea life under the waters around the island. Most of the snorkelling gear can be rented from the shops around the beaches. The temperatures of the waters are anywhere between 27- 28 degrees Celsius which means a wetsuit is not needed. Also, the low season from May to October can be challenging to those snorkelling as the currents can be quite strong. Islands near Phuket that are great for snorkelling are Phi Phi island, Similan islands among others.
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