Phuket villa holidays with a trip around the south of the island
Phuket self-guided tour from Phuket resorts at Rawai to a heart of old town
This Phuket trip is a good variant for a family or a group of friends. Check what you can do at Rawai and other popular areas on the island.
- Arrival in Phuket and check-in at Rawai VIP Villas
- Nai Harn beach
- Rawai beachfront
- Karon viewpoint
- The Rock beach swing
- Lunch at Salaloy restaurant
- Sunset at Promthep Cape
- Breakfast in Phuket Town
- Phuket Walking street
- Check-out from Rawai VIP Villas and say goodbye to Phuket
Your self-guided Phuket trip 3 days 2 nights start at Rawai villa
Day 1. If you come to Phuket from another country you should not take a car, because Rawai VIP Villas has a transfer service. On a comfortable bus you will come to your Phuket villa and check-in (check-in time 14:00).
Nai Harn beach in the south of Phuket
After you relax in the room and have lunch in Love Rawai Cafe it is the best time to welcome the sea. Nai Harn beach is the most popular beach south of Phuket. It is an ideal place if you travel with children, because there is a clean beach with safe access to the water. There are sun loungers on the beach during the day. Nai Harn is surrounded by palm groves and in front of the beach there is a small grove of cazuarine trees, which makes it even more cosy. There are no motor boats or jet skis, so there’s no unnecessary noise. Next to the beach there is a lake Nai Harn. In the morning and evening sports enthusiasts run around it. The charm and lush nature is what Nai Harn is loved for. To get to the beach you can rent a car in the hotel or book a transfer. There are taxi and famous tuk tuk at Rawai beachfront only 300 meters from Rawai VIP Villas.
Rawai beach with Phuket seafood
Have a rest in your room after sun procedures. In the evening you can go to Rawai beachfront. It is near Rawai VIP Villas, only 300 meters from the hotel. You can walk or take a bicycle (two bicycles provided by Rawai VIP Villas). All travelers like an amazing sea view and reasonable prices in this place. There are a lot of restaurants which offer Thai food and seafood. The famous Rawai seafood market is also here.
Day 2. It is a time to explore Phuket attractions. After breakfast in Love Rawai Cafe an adventure awaits you.
Karon viewpoint is far from Rawai VIP Villas only 10-minute drive. It is an ideal place to take photos. You can see all views of three beaches: Karon, Kata, Kata Noi.
New Phuket attraction — The Rock beach swing
Next point is The Rock beach swing. It is a new attraction in Phuket, just open only 2 months, located near Karon viewpoint. Here is a super nice view. Small bars offer you drinks, such as smoothies, fruit juices and noodle cups or easy snacks. You can take a photo with bird nest chair, swing. You’d better come and see it by yourself.
It is not a very easy way to go. That’s why you have to park the car at the entrance. Then the staff will help you to get to the place by the transformator car.
Open time: 09.00-18.30 hrs. Entrance fee: Thai 250 THB/pax, foreigner 600 THB/pax (free 1 drinking water)
Salaloy restaurant — one of the best food in Phuket
After the photo it is time to eat. Your goal is Salaloy restaurant, the oldest and the most famous cafe at Rawai. Here are fresh seafood and Thai food. Delicious lunch near the beach with sea view with reasonable prices.
Promthep Cape — where to meet the sunset in Phuket
At 18.00 hrs come at Promthep cape to see the sunset. This attraction is the main symbol of Rawai Phuket. It is a magic show when the sun is falling down in the ocean.
Day 3. In the morning leave your Phuket resorts and go to Phuket Town. There you can try a popular breakfast call “Dimsum”. It is some kind of Chinese food, very popular in Phuket. Actually, in Phuket Town there are many restaurants open 06.00-10.00 hrs.
The most popular dimsum restaurants in Phuket Town:
- Baan Chao Fah
Open time: 6:00 – 14:00
- Boonrat Dimsum
Open time: 6:00 – 10:00
Two more Boonrat restaurants are in Phuket Town here and here.
- Ratcharot dim sum
Open time: 6:00 – 12:00
Phuket walking street — what to do
After breakfast explore a walking street (Thalang road). It is a famous place in Phuket, where you can see old town chino-Portuguese, buy souvenirs for your friends. But the main thing you should do is take a photo with a Paranagan costume. It is national clothes with the color of batik fabric. Thai people call it “Baba, Yaya”. There are a lot of shops on Thalang road, where you can try on Paranagan costume.
Team of Rawai VIP Villas in Paranagan costumes
Last day of Phuket tour at Rawai
Check-out time 12:00. So you should go back to Rawai VIP Villas and refund the car. A transfer will get you at the airport. Say goodbye to Phuket and come back for a new adventure. If you would like to start your self-guided trip, please check the availability of the villa.