Sports

Phuket, Thailand

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Whether you're looking for some adventure on the beach, a round of golf, or just trying to stay fit at the gym, Phuket has many different sports, sport activities and fitness clubs for the active travelers looking for a little more excitement during their stay.

Sports in Phuket - Golf in Phuket With a wide variety of sports options to choose from, Phuket is a bustling fitness mecca with plenty of different alternatives. While many beaches offer the usual water sports such as parasailing, jet skiing, and kite surfing there are also a number of other activities available on the beach such as volley ball or even horseback riding.

Some of the more secluded and rocky shored beaches like Ya Nui, Kata Noi and Paradise Beach have the perfect combination of rocky heads and tidal pools making them ideal for snorkeling; and for those seeking a "deeper" experience, scuba diving day trips to Phi Phi Island and Racha Island can be booked from any piers along the coast, like Chalong Pier and so forth.

If you are looking for an all day adventure you can also book a day tour to any of the neighboring islands or bays such as Phang Nga Bay. A tour boat can take you out to any of the many Phuket's famous landmarks, such as James Bond Island, where you will have the opportunity to jump into a kayak or a sea canoe and explore all the little hidden tunnels, caves and lagoons around.

While the water sports and beach activities are most popular in Phuket, the island also has a wide range of fitness clubs and gyms for those who wish to stay fit. With many kick boxing arenas, weight gyms and yoga studios strategically placed in every cities around the island, you will never have to go far to find your perfect motivational environment. Boasting state of the art equipment and world class professional trainers, all of the fitness clubs offer a daily pass so patrons on vacation don't need to sign up for a full membership.

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