phuket easter events

Will the Easter Bunny visit Phuket Island this year? Easter Sunday is not observed as an official holiday in Phuket – it’s in a predominately Buddhist country after all. April in Phuket is all about water-throwing at the Songkran Festival, not Easter-egg hunts! But since it’s a destination for visitors from around the world, it’s easy to find an Easter event happening somewhere around the island.

Here are a few Easter Sunday events in Phuket in 2018 this weekend, all taking place on April 1, in no particular order. Many of these resorts have Sunday brunches every weekend but have added some Easter-themed touches to their usual spreads. Best to book ahead for most of these as seating will be limited.

If you know of any good Easter Sunday events happening on Phuket, please comment with the details below!

Where to go for Easter in Phuket

XANA Beach Club Easter Sunday Brunch
Bangtao Beach
When: 12:00 till 15:30
Cost: 1,850 baht ++ adults (excluding beverages); 1,050 baht ++ children aged 6-12; children below 6 dine for free
“XANA’s famous Sunday Brunch, this time in the bright and vibrant colors of the Easter Holiday featuring an exciting day for the kids with our Beach Egg-Hunt, Egg Painting Contest and specially crafted Kids Buffet while the parents can be spoiled by our chefs with the largest selection of premium seafood including French oysters, snow crabs, octopus complemented by the finest USA cuts of beef as well as grilled Easter Lamb, succulent Foie Gras or delicate Japanese Scallops on Pumpkin Puree.”

Café del Mar Easter Sunday Brunch
Kamala Beach
When: 11:00 till 16:00
Cost: Brunch at 1,590 baht ++; Brunch at 1950 baht ++ (include 1/2 bottle of house wine); Brunch at 3,800 baht ++ (include 1/2 bottle of Piper)
“Come and join our Easter Sunday Brunch, by the Pool, Restaurant Area or Beach Area & don’t miss out on our Japanese Stations (Sushi & Sashimi), Carving Station (Roast Lamb, Roast Ham …), Crustless Quiche Lorraine. Cold Seafood Corner with Canadian Lobster, Fine de Claire Oysters N4 …… , Pizza Station, Famous Thai Soups and large variety of desserts.”

Kata Rocks Easter Brunch 
Kata Beach
When: 12:00 till 15:00
Cost: 3,000 baht ++ per guest; children 6 to 12 receive 50% discount; complimentary for children under the age of six
“Brunch includes a selection of cocktails, wine, beer and soft drinks, imported seafood, traditionally roasted meats, live cooking stations and much more. Highlights include live entertainment and chill-out beats by DJ Shane OB, an exciting Easter egg hunt and special hand painting of the Easter eggs. A memorable experience awaits for the entire family at Kata Rocks.”

Dusit Thani Laguna Easter BBQ Brunch 
Bangtao Beach
When: 11:00 till 15:00
Cost: 2,000 baht per adult; 500 baht for children ages 6-12; free for children aged 6 and under
“Celebrate Easter with a special BBQ Brunch for the whole family! The Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket will be hosting a fabulous fun filled BBQ Brunch in support of Phuket Has Been Good To Us Foundation! Enjoy delicious offerings from the talented Chefs at the Dusit Thani Laguna, free flow soft drinks, and plenty of Easter games and activities for the children to enjoy at the Dusit Thani’s fabulous children’s center!”

Splash Jungle Water Park Easter Day
Mai Khao Beach
When: 10:00 to 12:00, 13:00 to 17:00
Cost: Included with the price of admission
“We are proud to present all kids and families with a special Easter Day. Special Activities, Special decorations. Fun with Twisty Balloon and Balloon Arts: Bunny &Carrot ($). Fun with Face Painting ($). DIY: Bunny Money Saving box/Bunny Paper Crafts($). Venue: Carousel Horse Area And Deli Restaurant. Fun Game: Blind Bunny hit Easter Bunny. Easter Eggs Hunt. Special Show: Mascot Dance.”

Phuket Marriott Resort Easter Sunday 
Tri-Trang Beach
When: 12:00 till 16:00
Cost: 950 baht net
“Happy Easter and welcome to the jungle for special Croods-themed festivities featuring egg and face painting, the great egg hunt, bunny hat crafting, maracas egg creations and a screening of ‘The Croods’. Parents can enjoy the BBQ as kids are invited to dine for free.”

Amari Phuket Resort Easter Feast 
Patong Beach
When: 18:30 till 22:00
Cost: 1,090 baht ++ per person excluding beverages; children 5 to 12 years old receive a 50% discount; free for children under 5 years old
“Come out of your shell and join us on Easter Day! Celebrate the Easter feast this year at Rim Talay Restaurant. Get together with the family and have a memorable night with our amazing buffet dinner specially crafted by our talented chefs. You will enjoy a variety of food, including Western and Thai food choices, from soup and salad, seafood, pasta, assorted cheeses and cold cuts to chef carving stations and a wide selection of desserts that should not be missed. Special kids’ activities during the day: 11:00 to 11:30 Egg painting; 11:30 to 12:00 Egg hunting; 12:00 to 12:30 Piñata.”

Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort Easter Dinner 
Karon Beach
When: 18:30 till 21:00
Cost: 599 baht ++ per person, half price for kids aged 6-12, free for kids under 6
“Celebrate Easter with a delicious feast. Join an unforgettable Easter Dinner buffet at Joe Kool’s Grill. Enjoy Lagoon Pool’s view with beautiful light decorations and music. Indulge in an array of western dishes such as Pan-fried beef tenderloin medallions, Lamb Navarin, Stir Fried Crispy Pork Belly with Chili Paste, Truffle Mash potato, Salad corner, and more. For BBQ lovers, you will love our live grill station featuring New Zealand Beef Striploin Steaks, Andaman Red Snapper Steaks, Norwegian Salmon Steaks. Do not forget to pass by our lavish dessert corner, featuring home-made cakes, ice cream and fresh seasonal fruits. Don’t miss to join our activities at Kid’s World and Kid’s pool.”

The Pavilions Phuket Easter BBQ 
Layan Beach
When: 12:00
Cost: BBQ Lunch Menu THB 1,000 per person*; Beverage package THB 750*; 50% OFF for kids 4 to 12 years old
“Celebrate Easter with the entire family at Firefly Pool Restaurant on Easter Sunday, 1 April. Executive Chef Belinda has crafted an extraordinary BBQ buffet featuring everybody’s favourites. Enjoy grown-up drinks by the pool while the little ones have fun Easter egg hunting and egg decorating workshop. Music entertainment with DJ Gary. 2:30pm Easter egg hunt. 12pm egg decorating workshop. Complimentary pool access.”

Trisara Resort Easter Brunch 
Nai Thon Beach
When: 11:30 till 16:00
Cost: Starts from 3,200 baht ++ per person and 1,300 baht ++ per kid
“Celebrate Easter with Phuket’s best oceanfront brunch experience, enhanced by all the Easter trimmings and specials. Enjoy fine beverages, premium fare and the mellow tunes of our Jazz quartet while the kids are entertained with an Easter egg hunt, Easter bunny visit, lots of activities and spa treatments throughout the day. Enjoy complimentary transfers by boat between Naithon and Surin Beach. Advance reservations required.”

The Cove Phuket Easter Egg Hunt
Ao Yon Beach
When: 12:00 till 15:00
Cost: Not specified
“Join our exciting Easter Egg Hunt by the beach and other fun-filled family-friendly activities at the Cove on the 1st of April (Sunday) from 12-3pm. Don’t forget to bring your own basket!”

Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas – A Tropical Easter
Mai Khao Beach
When: 18:30 till 22:30
Cost: 1,999 baht ++ per adult; 999 baht ++ per child (ages 4-12)
“Experience a unique, fun-filled Easter celebration on the shores of Mai Khao Beach. In the afternoon beginning at 4.00 pm we’ll be hosting a series of exciting games for the kids including face painting and an Easter egg hunt. This will be followed by an extravagant international buffet dinner with live entertainment including a DJ and fire show.”