Due to the presence of hills and hills, Phuket's viewpoints allow their visitors to enjoy panoramic views, namely sunsets, beaches, local nature with its tropical corners (visiting many of them is included in excursion routes).
Having chosen this observation deck, tourists will be able to enjoy the views overlooking the island of Koh Poo, the beaches of Karon, Kata and Kata Noi. This point is worth visiting both in the daytime and in the evening (while admiring the beauty, it is worth drinking a glass of soft drink sitting in a large gazebo).
How to get there? You will find the site by driving a rented vehicle or taxi for about 10 minutes along the road along the sea from Kata Beach.
Promthep Cape Viewpoint
This site is located at Promthep Cape, near Nai Harn Beach. The platform (to get here, you need to climb the stairs, where there are several places for viewing) is popular with those who want to admire the best sunsets of the island (for this purpose it is better to come here at 18:00). In addition, at the top you can see a temple surrounded by figurines of elephants, and nearby, if necessary, find a cafe, a mini market with stalls selling food, and shops with souvenir products..
Khao rang hill viewpoint
This panoramic vantage point offers beautiful views, and next to it you can see the Wat Khao Rang temple, as well as satisfy your hunger in one of three restaurants, ideal for organizing a romantic dinner. Another interesting place located nearby is the fitness park, suitable for walking and running..
Address: the site is located in the former city park, and the landmark will be Vachira Hospital.
Lesser known observation decks
- Radar Hill Viewpoint: the site is equipped with tables for relaxation, and from its top (height - 530 m), visitors are given the opportunity to admire the Andaman Sea, Patong and Chalong beaches. Location - adjacent to Phuket International Hospital.
- Windmill Viewpoint: Since this place (it is located next to Nai Harn Beach) is known to a small number of tourists, it will delight lovers of seclusion with its uncrowdedness. In addition to viewing the panorama of the beach, paying 1000 baht, you can go paragliding.
- Viewpoint at Cape Panwa (located near the Phuket Aquarium): from the multi-tiered Khao Kad tower, guests will be able to view the Cape itself, Maham Bay, the Andaman Sea, Chalong, the statue of the seated Big Buddha, as well as watch the sun go down. It should be noted that the site has free parking; and on its territory it will be possible to find a cafe where guests are treated to Thai cuisine, various cocktails and juices.