ScubaDivingVacation.netDiving Resorts & Hotels In Phuket, Thailand

As the largest island in Thailand, Phuket is a popular travel destination due to its tropical weather, beautiful sandy beaches, stunning mountainous scenery and scuba diving in peerless locations. Scuba diving vacations in Phuket are spectacular to say the least. Dive sites such as Rachai Noi, Rachai Yai and Hin Daeng are just some popular dive sites in Phuket. Anemone Reef is home to a densely packed ecosystem where anemone fish, leopard sharks and lionfish are often spotted. Offshore from the Phi Phi Islands is a system of caves, overhangs and limestone rock formations that make for an interesting dive. Shark Point hosts many species of coral, a large leopard shark population and numerous divers seeking a dive teeming with life. Richelieu Rock is a small rock about eleven miles from shore where large numbers of whale sharks are frequently spotted. Hin Muang has an area that is covered in soft, purple coral that almost glow and has a large amount of marine life that is rarely seen anywhere else. The Burma Banks are a group of flat-toped plateaus known for being a draw to larger species such as nurse sharks, hammerhead sharks and tiger sharks.

For divers of any skill level who prefer to dive safely alongside professional guides, many companies offer various trips, courses and charters to dive sites around Phuket. Thailand Divers offers courses to beginners and even courses to experts who want to improve on their skills including an advanced open-water diver course. They provide tours everyday to both coral reef diving sites and wreck diving sites. Calypso Divers offers dives around Phuketm Phi-Phi, the Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock and Koh Doc Mai, which is one of the best wall dives in the area. Scuba Diving Thailand Dive Shop Phuket has one of the biggest equipment shops in Phuket and offers half-day dive trips sites near Kamala Beach. Day trips to Racha Yai, Shark Point, King Cruiser Wreck and Anemone Reef are also available.

Some people who want to see what it is like under the sea prefer to be able to do so from the comfort of a dry environment. With a submarine tour, this is possible. Phuket Submarine offers an underwater tour off the east coast of the island where guests see many species of tropical fish and coral. The tour lasts about two hours including forty-five minutes underwater. There are also several companies offering glass-bottom boat tours that also allow non-divers to see what goes on beneath the waters surrounding Phuket. Besides coral teeming with large and small fish, divers can expect to see also various species of sea turtles, whales, dolphins and many varieties of marine plants.

Hotels and beach resorts in Phuket are numerous with many of them set near dive sites and some of them even having scuba diving and snorkeling on-site. Anantara Phuket Villas is surrounded by spectacular scenery and has a pool, a spa and offers various sea and jungle excursions. The Sheraton Grande Laguna Hotel offers many amenities including a swimming pool and a beach where visitors can participate in various activities including scuba diving and snorkeling. Novatel Phuket Resort at Patong Beach is a quiet and peaceful resort with a three-tier swimming pool and nearby access to many activities and sights. The Dive Safari and Palm Garden Resort and Hotel specifically caters to divers with both accommodations and excursions to the top dive sites in Phuket. The Banyan Tree Hotel has a spa and offers dinner cruises, and is close to many of the popular dive sites in the region. Whatever is the chosen location to stay, scuba diving vacations in Phuket, the tourist gem of Thailand, are unforgettable and turn with certitude to unique life experiences.

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