Phuket is a wonderful choice for holiday and it’s the perfect place to go scuba diving! With plenty of reefs to explore and dive spots in the Andaman Sea, read on the uncover the best areas to dive and all you need to know before you take the plunge!

Best Dive Spots

You’re spoilt for choice when you go diving in Phuket! But if you’re short on time, hit up the Hin Daeng and Hin Muang dive sites which are world-renowned! The plethora of marine wildlife and incredibly lush coral reefs are unparalleled here. Delve a little deeper into the sea, and you’ll even come across a shipwreck worth exploring!

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With numerous options for accommodation from hostels to resorts, there’s something to suit any budget in Phuket. Luxury hotels are always a great choice for some relaxation and rejuvenation while on holiday, and the Anantara Layan Phuket Resort is always a great option for those looking to be spoilt rotten on their holiday.

Best Time to Dive

There’s a fair amount of sunshine throughout the year. However, there are two seasons to be mindful of, based on the monsoon. While you can expect downpours from May to December, the best time to dive is from January to April. However, keep in mind this is also the busiest season so you’ll be sharing the water with many other tourists as well!

Dive Courses

Diving in Thailand requires PADI certification so what better place to receive this certification than in Phuket? With multiple dive schools and seasoned instructors, sign up with any accredited dive centre and check this off your bucket list!