Phuket is well known as the Pearl of Siam in the Andaman Sea which offers the best clear waters and white sand beaches in Thailand.
The surrounding islands of Phuket offer a combination of pristine palm tree-lined beaches, superb hospitality, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and world-class business hotels and resorts.
It is easy to find the perfect accommodation to fit your needs.
You can easily book hotel rooms or suites with a private balcony or even villas with their own private pool and even visit Mai Khao beach, the longest beach Phuket offers which is part of the Sirinat National Park.
Well known for their tourist activities, convenient airport transfers, special offers, and stunning views, you can plan your next team-building event for your company in Phuket Thailand.
Here are some ideas on what you can do for your team-building activities:
1) Look for a resort or villa with wellness activities
There are plenty of places you can host a spa and wellness retreat in Phuket and one of the best in Phuket is club med.
Club med offers a variety of activities, from specialized fitness centres to tennis courts, muay thai and yoga, they are well known for their all-inclusive activities to cater to the individual needs of their guests.
You can pick any one of the resorts or packages that offers wellness packages all under one roof for ease of planning for you and your guests.
There are so many yoga retreats with stunning views that you can look for in Phuket for your next getaway.
Some of these retreats even include hotel rooms and other leisure activities in a spa or a planned visit around popular areas in Phuket.
Book yoga retreats offer some of the best deals for all sorts of budgets for individuals and your next company retreat.
2) Explore the beach and sea
There are so many popular beaches in Phuket and some of them include:
a) Nai Harn Beach
This is a quiet and tranquil beach that is suitable for travellers who want a quiet and relaxing getaway.
You will also find two micro beaches and they include Ya Nui which is great for families and young children and Ao Sane Beach which is a secret beach that can only be accessed through the Nai Harn resort.
b) Kata Noi and Kata Yai Beach
Kata Noi’s beachfront is dominated by the upmarket Katathani Resort but it isn’t their private property as there are public access spots.
This is a well-rounded beach where most villas are found.
You can easily host a team-building event by checking the room rate and room availability for the villas in the area.
c) Freedom Beach
One of the best small beaches that rarely gets visited in Phuket.
It is very secluded and almost remote despite it only being minutes from the hustle and bustle of Patong.
d) Kamala Beach
With proper on-the-beach dining and drinking, Kamala is the last of the ‘big’ beaches that can be found north of Patong.
Water and wave conditions are usually safe for any water fitness sports or even beach activities such as yoga or beach volleyball.
You can plan outdoor team-building activities such as surfing in the sea, sailing and visiting surrounding islands, dining in a popular Thai restaurant, or even utilizing some of the facilities provided by the villa or hotels you have reservations for.
Other exciting options for outdoor activities include Survivor Island and Water Regatta which includes paddleboats, kayaks, banana boats, jet skis, and more.
You can also visit smaller islands such as the Racha islands, as well as Coral island, Koh Yao Yai, Koh Yai Noi, and Koh Rang Yai, among others, as these are perfect places to engage in outdoor activities.
3) Visit Patong
The heart of Phuket, where all the hustle and bustle of the island can be found here.
It is a well-known tourist area with plenty of options for hotels, suites, and other types of accommodation.
This is the place to meet other travellers in Phuket, where you can do plenty of shopping, eating, and partying at night.
The benefits of getting accommodation in Patong are the ease of travel around the area and finding a restaurant that caters to your dietary needs.
It is also in a convenient location where the distance from the airport is about one hour and 15 minutes while Phuket Town is about 30 minutes.
In terms of team building, you can book activities in advance to ensure the activities are available and they include the iQuest, the Amazing Chase and Cultural Discovery as well as Market Barter, the Food Stall Challenge, and any type of seminar offered by the hotel.
Other things to do in Phuket for your company retreat
Visit the Green Elephant Sanctuary
It is a way to appreciate nature that can be fun for your team and their children as well.
The treatment of these animals is ethical as the elephants are not made to entertain guests by offering rides or performing tricks.
Visit Phuket Old Town
This is a space to discover beautiful architecture, ruins, museums, boutique shops, and a bustling night market.
There are also plenty of smaller, traditional restaurants and cafes to discover too.
Plan a cooking activity
There are so many restaurants and even hotels and villas that offer cooking lessons.
This is a great team-based exercise that challenges and engages your team to prepare food and have fun while working together.
Fruit carving is another activity to encourage bonding, fellowship, team effort, and cooperation.
There are so many benefits to hosting your team-building event in Phuket, Thailand.
Whether it is a getaway to improve your mental health by opting for a yoga retreat, spa treatments or just chilling by the pool in a resort, Phuket island has plenty to offer.
To ensure a smooth team-building event, you can hire a team-building company from Singapore to help organize the event for you.
They will be able to recommend and make reservations in the best resorts with all the necessities you need such as a fitness centre, living rooms for communal events in a villa, early check-in and late check-out options, a spa, water activities on the beach or in the Andaman sea, a private pool, restaurant visits and so many more.
They will search for one with the best price and facilities so your company can enjoy an effective team-building retreat.