What to do for Fun at Rawai Beach in Phuket
Rawai is a beautiful beach and village that still retains some local air. With plenty of conveniences and activities, Rawai Beach also has a nice small town feel that has convinced some visitors to turn it into their home.
Horse Riding in Rawai
If you have ever dreamed of riding a horse along a beautiful beach, then seize the opportunity while you are in Rawai. The Phuket Riding Club has a number of tour and riding options that include all the necessary gear. Fun and safe, find out more by heading to the club on Viset Road.
One unique activity in Rawai Beach is batik painting. Check out this interesting art at Apinan Tovankasame’s studio, Baan Batik, where he sells his creations. It is closed on Sundays but is otherwise open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. You will find it on Viset Road next to a local gas station.
Rent a Boat
The beautiful beach at Rawai is made even more attractive by the lovely blue sea. The Andaman Sea can be an ideal place to explore by boat. Rent a longtail boat to see Rawai Beach and islands such as Koh Racha, or even charter a yacht from Big A Yachting and Resort.
Spas and Thai Massages in Rawai
Rawai has a number of excellent spas and saunas offering herbal treatments, Thai and western massages, beauty procedures, and more. Pamper yourself at one of these excellent facilities in beautiful Rawai Beach. You will not only relieve your physical aches but your stress as well. Many people believe that Thai massages can also help improve your mental sharpness, assist with sleeplessness, and increase your immune system’s ability to fight sickness. Atsumi Healing Center and Six-Senses Spa are just two of the facilities that offer both traditional spa and herbal treatments.
Phuket Sports and Tennis Club
The Phuket Sports and Tennis Club is located on Soi Suksan, a fairly short drive from Rawai Beach. The club is private but is open to non-members as well. Here you play volleyball, badminton, tennis, and more, including darts or pool if you’re not the athletic type. There is a bar and a restaurant on site, so feel free to spend the whole day, even if you have kids with you. The club is open every day from 8 a.m. until late at night.
Thai Cooking Classes
Thai cuisine is beloved for its wonderful mix of flavors. Learn how to cook some Thai dishes and take a skill home with you by signing up for a cooking class while you are in the Rawai area. Often, classes include a trip to a market and aren’t finished until you sample your own dishes. Teachers are usually experts at what they do, so it is sure to be worth your while. To sign-up, contact the Vijitt Resort and Spa’s Adult Activities Center.
Muay Thai (Thai Boxing)
Muay Thai is a skilled sport that is often performed in front of big crowds. You can enjoy a match and admire the fighters’ amazing skills amidst cheering and music at Suwit Gym, located near Soi Palai. Fights take place on Fridays at 8 p.m. If you’d like to try out some Muay Thai for yourself, you can take a lesson at the Rawai Muay Thai Gym, which is located at Soi Sai Yuan.