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Phuket

3 fun facts you probably never knew

Muay Thai, the official national sport of Thailand, can be traced all the way back to the 14th century

It started from Nai Khanom Tom, an expert in hand-to-hand combat, who single-handedly defeated 9 Burmese fighters in a wager for his freedom.

Guests of all ages can master this ancient art of combat through Thai boxing lessons in Club Med Phuket, alongside other authentic cultural activities.

Watch the video to understand the origins of Muay Thai, and other vibrant Thai cultures

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Club Med Phuket

An all-inclusive holiday at Club Med Phuket Beach Resort will far exceed your expectations and excite all of your senses. Throw yourself into all of the cultural wonders that Thailand has to offer, whilst soaking up the crystal blue sea, sandy beaches and breathtaking views of the island. Phuket offers numerous activities and excursions for visitors. Perhaps you would like to try Muay Thai at the Thai Boxing School or learn the art of traditional Thai cooking with our talented local chefs. Take an afternoon trip and explore the many magical sights and Buddhist temples before returning home to enjoy an evening of vibrant and traditional Thai entertainment.

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