Just like any other beach, Surin Beach is a great place to get your tan on and relax. You can sunbathe while reading a good book, lounge on the sand doing nothing, or have a picnic with your family along the coast. A quieter beach, Surin is a suitable place to relax for those seeking respite from busy tourist hotspots. There are even local hawker stalls selling fruits, drinks, and snacks around the car park.
If you like water sports, then Surin Beach is a must-visit Phuket attraction. It has an impressive list of available water activities and vendors that you can rent equipment from. Some activities available include snorkelling, kayaking, surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, and boogie boarding. The waters here are clear during Phuket's high season from November to March but the low season (May to October) is popular with surfers and boogie boarders. However, the beach may be better suited for advanced surfers since there are large rocks and sandbanks that can create tricky waves.
The Green Elephant Sanctuary Park is only 10 minutes away from Surin Beach. It's an elephant sanctuary where you can see elephants in their natural habitat and even interact with them. It's located in the middle of a huge jungle, making it a great place for the elephants to live in. They are also one of the few sanctuaries that focus on protecting and providing the best care for the elephants. In fact, many of the gentle giants here are rescues from abusive parks.
The Cable Jungle Adventure Phuket is a must-visit for travellers that want an adrenaline rush at the top of the jungle canopy. Located deep in Phuket's jungle, it has a long flying fox zipline course that provides a quick and safe jungle adventure for the whole family. With 21 stations and a total cable run length of 2000 metres, you could spend more than two hours zip-lining through the canopy at up to 50 metres above the ground.
No trip to Thailand is complete without getting a Thai massage, and there are plenty of traditional massage parlours and spas in Phuket including around Surin beach. You can choose from a simple foot massage to a full body scrub and massage with Thai aromatic oil. At Club Med Phuket, we offer massages and facial treatments that are sure to rejuvenate and relax, so be sure to ask us about our spa offerings when you stay with us.
Scuba diving is one of the top attractions in Phuket. In fact, most beaches in Phuket are a short distance from dive centres where you can book dive tours, rent equipment, and purchase dive gears. Phuket has a number of dive spots and with the large coral reef system around the island, you can expect to bump into colourful tropical fishes, turtles, rays and even multiple species of sharks. Some famous dive locations include Phi Phi island and Shark Point.
Surin Beach is a great location to spend your holiday. Besides lounging and engaging in water sports, there are also other Phuket attractions you shouldn’t miss out on.