Phuket is renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and lively nightlife. But there are also many things waiting for you to discover. And one at the top of the Phuket-to-do-list is visiting Phuket viewpoints.
Ideally, Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort is located near some of Phuket’s most breathtaking overlooks. Ask the hotel’s concierge for directions to these nearby Phuket viewpoints. We can arrange transportation and offer advice on the best times for photography at your convenience.
Phuket has many captivating viewpoints that offer panoramic vistas of the azure waters, lush landscapes, and vibrant cityscapes. As of 2023, these viewpoints remain as popular as ever and can provide visitors with unforgettable experiences and photo opportunities.
In this article, we’ll guide you to the best viewpoints in Phuket 2023.
Located in the north of the island, Karon viewpoint is one of the most photographed vista featuring all the best scenic attributes the island has to offer. Karon Viewpoint is known locally as ‘Khao Saam Haad’, or Three Beaches Hill.
You will definitely fall in love with the scenery of sparkling blue sea and white-sand beaches nearby Koh Pu Island. Facing directly out to the Andaman Sea with impressive eight-kilometer vista that includes three west coast beaches, Kata Noi, Kata Yai and Karon beach in the background.
Khao Rang Viewpoint or Rang Hill Viewpoint is one of the most famous Phuket attractions. Its charming location on Rang Hill occupies a peaceful and pleasant spot. The viewpoint has a beautiful open pagoda leading out to a large viewing platform at the edge of the hilltop.
The whole area is landscaped with gardens and mature rubber trees, making for a very peaceful and natural landscape. Khao Rang Viewpoint is among the closer viewpoints from Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort located only 26 minutes away.
Windmill Viewpoint Phuket is located at the top of the hill between Ya Nui and Nai Harn Beaches. It has several white windmills facing out to sea that look like airplane propellers. It’s a great vantage point for passing sea traffic, with the usual long tail boats and fishing boats, plus the occasional oil tanker or monster-sized cruise ship hailing from Singapore.
At the viewpoint itself you can’t miss its namesake, the swishing rotor blades of the windmills that generate electricity for the Phromthep Alternative Energy Station.
Promthep Viewpoint or Laem Promthep is one of the island’s most photographed and best-known Phuket attraction. It is located in the south of Nai Harn Beach at Promthep Cape on the southernmost tip of the island.
Phromthep Viewpoint has a lighthouse with interesting historical maritime artifacts and a spectacular vista of the east and southeast part of the island. Furthermore, people either like to hike down to the end of the cape’s promontory or stay up in the viewing area waiting for the sunset.
Cape Panwa Viewpoint is one of the best viewpoints in Phuket that offers a full 360-degree view. Visitors can look out over the beautiful landscape of southern and eastern Phuket.
Locate very near the hotel within a short walking distance. Cape Panwa Viewpoint is a two-level view tower display indicating Chalong Bay to the south and the Big Buddha to the north. Make this place one of the most picturesque Phuket viewpoints on the island.
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