Local Attractions

Places to Visit in Phuket


Just by its very location, Paradox Resort Phuket inspires leisurely activity. The beach is seconds away and ideal for lazy walks. The local market and Karon Temple are just within walking distance.  

There are several famous islands (Phi Phi, Phang Nga, Similan, Coral, Racha) nearby waiting to be explored, sightseeing around Phuket Island and the Old Phuket Town, wildlife jungles perfect for trekking and elephant sanctuaries that offer the most unusual rides in the world. Scuba diving, snorkeling, and outdoor activities. Golfers, meanwhile, will be preparing their clubs to explore several wonderful golf courses that are just a short drive away from the resort.

Paradox Resort Phuket sits in a family-friendly town that offers a plethora of activities and attractions with many operators also operating pick up and drop-off services from our lobby for activities like scuba diving and humane wildlife encounters at elephant and monkey sanctuaries.

Wild elephants captured near Paradox Phuket Resort

Humane Wildlife Encounters

Visit any number of Phuket’s elephant sanctuaries and participate in the care and rehabilitation of these magnificent creatures in an intimate and interactive way. 

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People doing beach activities near Paradox Phuket Resort


Paradox boasts Asia’s Top 5 beaches, Karon Beach, with its 3km stretch of family-friendly pristine white sand and enthralling west-facing sunsets. 

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Traditional Thai food on a table in Paradox Phuket Resort


Daring eats line Karon’s Streets including at the two lively markets held and the stunning Karon Temple only 200m stroll away. 

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Wire wool spinning on fire near Paradox Phuket Resort


Be thrilled and encapsulated by Thailand’s national sport, Muay Thai Boxing. Thais can be very passionate about this sport's cultural, historical, and ritualistic roots

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Diver gliding underwater over corals near Paradox Phuket Resort

Diving and Snorkeling

A plethora of diving day trip options, with Racha Yai & Racha Noi being perfect for beginner divers with opportunities to see cuttlefish, mantis shrimps, pufferfish and so much more. 

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Man running on a treadmill in the gym at Paradox Phuket Resort

Running and Fitness

Cool morning runs are made easy along the Karon Beach or at the local lake where the weekend street market is held. 

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High Viewpoint Sightseeing near 
Paradox Phuket Resort


For those who like to explore via vehicle, we are less than 7km from the iconic Big Buddha in Phuket, Promthep Cape Peninsula and various high coastal viewpoints, vibrant street art

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Busy crowd in the market street near Paradox Phuket Resort

Shopping & Retail

Haggle your way through any of the lively street and night markets for a deal with Phuket boasting many different street markets where you can find unusual and quirky treasures and incredible eats.

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Woman doing yoga exercise at Paradox Phuket Resort

Health & Wellness

For the adventurous, try something different like a fish spa or a Thai massage that is very unique from other treatments you might have. 

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