For many years, Thailand has been known as a major tourist attraction in Asia, especially among travellers from Europe and the United States. The Thai culture is rich, the people are friendly, and of course, their cuisine is beyond irresistible. Within this popular destination, there’s another that is known as the ultimate holiday destination for people all over the world, and that place is Phuket. Whether as a province or as the largest island in Thailand, Phuket is always ready to welcome its guests. Its charm has lured particular travellers intent on having a spectacular and fun time, like a bunch of friends on a holiday. If this sounds like something that you and your friends want to do, then you definitely need to read on because this article will give you the top bachelor party ideas in Phuket, Thailand.
Boost your adrenaline with this challenging activity that will have you in awe over the beauty around you as you fly past. Ziplining is one of the most popular outdoor activities for thrill-seekers. This way, you can enjoy the excitement of flying past a lush blanket of Phuket’s rainforest and feel the cool wind on your face. If you and your gang end up doing this exciting activity, then it would be wise to keep your gadgets and accessories secure so you don’t lose them.
Duration: 2 to 4 hours
2. Enjoy a night out like a local at The Library Phuket
Experience a night out at a pub like a local when you visit The Library Phuket. It’s located on the ground floor of Quip Bed & Breakfast, near Old Town Phuket, and you will love the decor here. The design is quirky, but it has an interesting character, and the casual atmosphere will let you and your friends enjoy a nice night out. This bar offers a wide range of food and drinks, so you can choose between local craft beer, classic cocktails, single malt or blended whisky, or house wines. If you’re having a hard time deciding, you can ask the friendly staff for a recommendation. Enjoy listening to the live band with your buddies.
The Library Phuket
Address: 54 Phuket Rd, Taladyai, Amphoe Muang, Phuket
Website: The Library Phuket
Opening hours: 9am - 1am (daily)
Explore the appeal of Phuket on a quad bike. ATV, or all-terrain vehicle, is a four-wheel vehicle that looked like a crossover between a mini-car and a motorbike. Phuket offers several ATV tours around the island, and most of them will take you past the best attractions and landmarks, including the famous Big Buddha. Enjoy driving on dirt roads and passing through hills.
Duration: 3 hours
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4. Dine in style while you're in Phuket at The Dining Room
This place might be considered one of Phuket’s best-kept secrets. It is located inside Pacific Club Resort and offers an extensive menu of Thai, Mexican, American, European, and Asian food. With so many options, The Dining Room has placed itself on the map as a culinary destination in Thailand. There are four different areas where guests can enjoy a meal: the restaurant itself, the hot tub garden, the balcony garden, or the rooftop pool. If you and your group are staying at this resort, you can also order room service.
The Dining Room
Address: Pacific Club Resort, 16 Patak Road Soi 24, Karon Beach, Phuket
Website: The Dining Room
Opening hours: 6:30am - 11:30pm (daily)
From day one until your very last day, you will no doubt have an amazing time in Phuket. Wait until you see the kind of food that is being served in your neighbourhood. The island’s culinary scene is so vibrant and exciting that UNESCO gave them the title of “the City of Gastronomy”. Join a tour that will take you around Old Town Phuket at night to sample delicious eats like curry and a variety of drinks.
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
If there’s one culture that Thailand is famous for, it would be the cabaret. All over the country, including Phuket, you will find a variety of cabaret shows with a fantastic presentation and production that can only be matched by the ones in Las Vegas. See the performers enchant guests with songs and dance routines. The impressive performance is paired with glamorous costumes and elaborate makeup. You can also take photos with the performers after the show ends, at your own expense, and leave the place in a way better mood than when you walked in.
Duration: 1 hour
What’s a bachelor party without a pub crawl? If you’ve seen Simon Pegg’s film “The World’s End”, you and your friends will probably be able to relate to the film, heading from one pub to the next, drinking the best libations, and finishing the night off in a quiet place feeling like you’re on top of the world. Phuket is one of the many places in Thailand where you can enjoy a good pub crawl with your friends. Drop by Bangla Road, the street that’s famous for its party culture, where you can have several drinks and dance the night away.
Duration: 4 to 7 hours
8. Dance the night away at Phuket's best nightclub, Illuzion
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
It would be a shame if you’re in Phuket and missing out on their nightlife. Set aside one night to dress up and head down to Illuzion, Phuket’s most famous nightclub that’s located on Patong Beach. You will be amazed by the size of the club, and it is said that Illuzion can accommodate up to 5,000 people inside. Though there are many VIP tables, they are almost always full. Get a drink, enjoy the music, and have fun with your friends.
Illuzion Night Club
Address: 31 Thanon Bangla, Pa Tong, Amphoe Kathu, Phuket
Website: Illuzion Night Club
Opening hours: 9pm - 1am (daily)
This might be one activity that you and your friends can enjoy, be it alone or as a group. Considered one of the most exciting and coolest water activities on the island, this surf session has attracted people to come and learn how to surf in less than a day. Surf House Kata Beach has a piece of equipment called FlowRider that generates a thin sheet of water so you can learn to surf by riding the waves in a safe and controlled environment. Of course, you will be accompanied by a very helpful instructor who will teach you how to use the board and who will supervise you throughout the session.
Duration: 1 hour
If you haven’t tried zorbing before, then you should. It’s an activity where you and a friend go inside a huge plastic orb and roll down a hill. It might sound crazy, but it’s been proven as one of the most exciting and most memorable activities one can do. It was first introduced in Rotorua, New Zealand, and the one in Phuket offers just as much fun. The plastic ball will be filled with water, so you will be rolling down the slope while splashing around inside the ball.
Duration: 3 hours
Enjoy the ultimate guys-only holiday in Phuket
Explore Phuket and have a great time with your fellow bachelors on this island paradise. You and your friends will surely have a great time, and by the time the trip ends, everyone will be ready to stand together on the aisle to watch one of their buddies get married.
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