5 Best Things to Do in Rawai

What is Rawai Most Famous For?

There are many interesting things to do in Rawai, besides lounging on the beach. Thanks to a combination of a friendly small-town atmosphere, inexpensive restaurants, and modern amenities, it's where many expats settle down in Phuket. 

One of Rawai's most popular landmarks, Phromthep Cape is known for spectacular sunset views. If you want to stay active during your holiday, island-hopping, Thai kickboxing, and horseback riding are some of the best things to do in Rawai. Rawai Beach is also close to many family-friendly beaches, including Laem Ka, Ya Nui and Nai Harn.

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  • Phromthep Cape

    Promthep Cape

    Promthep Cape is the island's most photographed and perhaps best-known location. The view from the cape is like a huge Read More»

  • Rawai Park Kids Club Phuket

    Rawai Park Kids Club Phuket

    Rawai Park Kids Club is a fun and fabulous activity that children of all ages will enjoy while in Phuket. Suitable for Read More»

  • Phuket Seashell Museum

    Phuket Seashell Museum

    The Seashell Museum displays valuable seashells from all over the world. Many are among the most sought-after by Read More»

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Phuket Orchid Farm

The Phuket Orchid Farm is one of the largest nurseries on the island. This family-run venue lets you admire over 15,000 different species of flowers. Fresh-cut orchids are available for sale – the farm can pack them for international air travel. Entrance fee costs around 300 baht per adult and 100 baht per child (3 to 12 years old), which includes a complementary bouquet of orchids. You can join a garden tour for around 400 baht per person.

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 9am to 5.30pm
  • Location: 67/1 Soi Suksan 1, Viset Road, Chalong, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 384 329

Phuket Seashell Museum

The Sea Shell Museum in Phuket displays some of the most valuable seashells in the world. It has 4 main exhibitions, all with information in both English and Thai. You can check out many rarities and odd shells, including the world's largest golden pearl (140 carats), sedimentary rocks containing fossils, and even a shell that weighs Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 9am to 5.30pm
  • Location: 12/2 Moo 2, Wiset Road, Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
  • Tel: +66 (0)76 613 666
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Phromthep Cape

Phromthep Cape offers excellent views of Phuket and the Andaman Sea, making it one of the island's most photographed locations. It gets especially packed in the evening, with large tour buses, scooters and private cars sweeping through Rawai Beach and up the island's southernmost hill in order to watch the sunset at its peak. For those Read More...

  • Location: Laem Promthep, Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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Rawai Park Phuket

Rawai Park offers a waterpark, a semi-indoor playground and an air-conditioned kids' club. Most of the facilities are catered for children between 2 and 14 years old. The 250-square-metre kids' club area has colourful toys, a labyrinth, trampoline, mini-houses, and bicycles. Your kids can also cool down at the water zone, which has a shallow pool, Read More...

  • Opening Hours: Monday–Wednesday and Friday–Saturday from 9am to 8pm, Thursday and Sunday from 9am to 9pm
  • Address: 58/88 Moo 6, Soi Rouyphad, Rawai, Muang, Phuket, 83130, Thailand
  • Tel: +66 (0)98 396 5369
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Wat Sawang Arom

Wat Sawang Arom is a small but ornate temple that serves the Buddhist community of Rawai and nearby villages. Inside, you can see traditional Buddha images and paintings depicting his life. A school is adjacent to the temple – visit in the morning to see local students playing before it's time for class. Dress conservatively as this is a holy place for Buddhist Thais.

  • Opening Hours: Daily from 9am to 6pm
  • Location: 3/10 Wiset Road, Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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