Take a dip and float in the warm clear water and wonder if it is all real. It’s a great safe place for teaching young children to swim with the calm water. Older kids will love seeing the colourful fish dart around them, so close to nature, but too fast to catch!
Soak up the chic upmarket atmosphere of Surin beach and be spoilt for choice of places to eat. Sample the local fish from the seafood shacks, or relax with cocktails in one of the local restaurants and daydream, or marvel at the beautiful sunsets.
Don’t miss out on the massage tables along Surin beach, to sample the traditional Thai expertise that will make it difficult to leave behind.
Daytime around Surin Beach there is plenty to do around Surin that is if you can drag yourself away from the beach. Go karts, Mini Golf, Zip Line, Water Parks, Mountain Bikes, 4WD bikes as a start and for those that want to try their golf skills at one of the internationally rated golf courses there are 5 to choose from.
Surin Beach is known as the best beach on Phuket, so if you can tear yourself away from the luxury of The Chava resort, you won’t be disappointed. Just a 5 min walk across the park you are on the beach where the pristine sand, clear warm water, palm trees make for the perfect ‘selfie’ location that will have all your friends wanting to join you!
Where to eat at Surin Beach is your biggest decision. The dining scene is varied and truly international. You can chose from fine dining, family friendly, local, or international cuisine all within easy walking distance.
Fresh seafood at Surin beach is readily available coming from the local fishing boats that are out every day. Make sure you make the most of this menu choice where ever you dine – you wont be disappointed.
A short walk from Surin Beach are two really good places to try the Mediterranean specialties of Tapas and Mezze. Taste is a tapas bar that is perfect for lunches and a selection of taste tingles, and Cudos Restaurant with a full a la carte selection and indoor or outdoor eating. You must try their wood fired pizzas before you leave Surin beach.
Exciting things to do close to Surin Beach: Visit the new Chamber of Secrets in Phuket, a real-life ‘room escape’ game giving the whole family a fun way to escape reality by finding your way out by solving the puzzles in each room. It’s like being in a real life Crystal Maze or being Indiana Jones! It’s open to children and adults and brilliant for some creative thinking…
Visit the Upside Down House (Baan Teelanka) in the northern outskirts of Phuket Town. A new attraction that opened in April 2014. An amazing three-storey house built leaning on its roof with a garden maze to find you way around as well. Walk around the house by standing on the ceilings and feel like Alice in Wonderland. Definitely a place to take some holiday photos. It has a coffee shop, a souvenir shop and two charming boutiques.
Phuket Bird Park is not far from Surin beach, set in a beautiful hillside of windy pathways and sculptures made from strange memorabilia. You will think you are in a Disney film with hundreds of exotic birds and tropical butterflies from all over the world. Relax in one of the three cafés, and visit the souvenir shop before you go.
Why not take in some Modern Art at the Phuket Trickeye Museum. It is a wonderful exhibition of interactive 3D paintings or Perspectival illusionism that looks so lifelike that you will want to get up close to make sure it’s a painting. Dare you cross the broken bridge painted onto the floor, over the gaping chasm of a boiling lava pit? It will take some courage! 100 fascinating picture opportunities for all the family here in the old 2 story movie theatre.