7 New Things To Do In Phuket When It Reopens

Phuket is getting ready to welcome back tourists from 1 July 2021! Here are 7 new things to do in Phuket for you to check out on your next trip!

Baan Ar-Jor Museum Homestay

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Baan Ar-Jor Museum Homestay is the first homestay-cation in Phuket, now 85 years old. Baan Ar-Jor Museum Homestay was built before World War II in 1936. There are two functions in Baan Ar-Jor Museum Homestay, with a Vintage Restaurant & Cafe and Small & Stylish Boutique Hotel.

Toh-Daeng (red table) Restaurant serves up “Thai-Seafood Phuket Styled” food inspired by authentic Thai & Chinese ‘Ar-Jor’ recipes passed through the generations, and Baan Ar-Jor is a 3-storey building with 8 rooms, full of memories and romantic stories for more than 100 years. You will experience unique, vintage decorate and ancient style of Phuket.

For more details, please visit http://www.baanarjor.com/.

The PlayYard

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The PlayYard is the newest adventure of watersport activities center in Phuket. Located in the north of Phuket near Salasin Bridge, it is a space for happy smile and laughter with an excitement of water sport and adventure activities located in area of 300 Rai. There are a lot of water sport activities such as stand up paddle boarding, sailing, kayaking and surf skate. The PlayYard is a perfect place for playing all kinds of water sports, suitable for family with kids.

For more details, please visit https://www.facebook.com/theplayyardphuket/.

Intara Farm – Agro Tourism and Seafood

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Experience and learn local lifestyles in coexistence with mangrove forests by traveling not far and safely from Sapham bay including the tourism activities, restaurants, and fresh seafood. There are many activities here at Intara Farm – Agro Tourism and Seafood. You can learn how to grow pearls from oysters, farm black salmon and economical fish in cage nets, and go for a kayaking tour through the mangrove forest.

For more details, please visit https://www.facebook.com/IntarafarmPhuket.

Blue Tree Phuket

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Blue Tree Phuket is a new family entertainment destination unlike any other that operates with community and sustainability in mind; offering a variety of lifestyle and entertaining activities well-chosen for both tourist and locals.

For more details, please visit https://bluetree.fun/.

Chivitr Wellness Retreat

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Chivitr – pronounced ‘Chii-wit’ – is the Thai word for ‘life’. This luxury Wellness Retreat is situated in the most unique locations on the paradise island of Phuket. Nestled on the hill, overlooking the lake, and only a short walk to
Nai Harn Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Phuket.

Chivitr was designed to be a luxurious boutique wellness retreat that provides guest with bespoke service to engage and ignite life enhancing activities for body, mind and Spirit. Chivitr’s focus is on prevention and long term maintenance that leads to sustainable health.

For more details, please visit https://www.chivitr.com/.

Laem Krating (Krating Cape)

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Laem Krating (Krating Cape) is the newest viewpoint to be discovered on Phuket, located in the southwest, offering a great sunset view. You can see the dark blue sea, Phrom Thep Cape and various islands in front of you. There is a horn-shaped rock where you can stand on to pose for your Instaworthy shots while you look out to the sea. This viewpoint is becoming the most popular viewpoint of tourists visiting Phuket.

Pha Hin Dam Viewpoint (Black Cliff Viewpoint)

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Pha Hin Dam Viewpoint (Black Cliff Viewpoint) is another of Phuket’s new sunset viewpoints. You can see a 360 degree view of Phuket from here. You can see the Phrom Thep Cape, Phuket’s wind turbine farm, Yanui Beach, Nai Han Beach, Ao Sane Beach, Koh Kaew, Koh Hey, and Koh Lon.

Phuket Sandbox from 1 July 2021

The TAT Newsroom will be providing regular updates on Phuket’s preparations to safely reopen to foreign tourists ranging from entry requirements and public health procedures to local vaccinations and hygiene standards.

Click here to read more about Thailand’s reopening from TAT Newsroom!

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