Promthep Cape in Phuket
Promthep Cape is the southernmost point of Phuket that has picturesque views of the Andaman Sea and nature. The end has become a popular place for tourists to catch the sunset views in Phuket, and it has achieved iconic status. It is also known as Laem Promthep and God’s Cape due to its exotic beauty of the southern facing views in Phuket.
Laem Promthep is a rocky piece of land rising out of the Andaman Sea and surrounded by a cliff. Every evening, tourists flock to this site to catch/snap the spectacular views of the Promthep Cape Sunset. It is also one of the major Phuket sightseeing places for nature lovers and artists, appreciating the beauty of dazzling sunsets.
The sight of faraway islands of Koh Racha Yai, Noi islands, and Phi Phi islands are visible from Promthep Cape on a clear day. Tourists can climb up the lighthouse to catch a glimpse of the distant isles besides enjoying the mesmerizing sunsets.
Top things to do at Promthep Cape
Apart from the viewpoint, you can visit the Elephant shrine, which is a symbol of wealth and prosperity, to seek blessings. In the lighthouse, there is a museum with the statue of Prince JumBorn, the son of King Rama V, to take lovely snaps. Moreover, there is a small mart and shops for tourists opposite the car parking lot to buy branded hats, T-shirts, wallets, local souvenirs, cups, and beach accessories.
Tourists can satiate their hunger eating exotic seafood in the Promthep restaurant. Other special foods available here are fruit shakes, coconut water, and ice cream to enjoy during the trip. Visit the Promthep Cape in Thailand, one of the most photographed in Phuket, to witness the most exquisite sunset of nature.
Highlight: Beautiful Sunset with a Perfect Spot
Distance from the hotel: 22km
Time needed to visit: 1hr
Visiting Hours: 5pm – 6:30pm
Entry Fee: Nil