Phuket is among the world’s finest beach destinations, with fine white sands, nodding palm trees, glittering seas and lively towns. It has something for a wide array of tastes and budgets, with hundreds of hotels to choose from, an eclectic choice of dining and plenty of partying options. Aside from visiting the fantastic attractions of Thailand’s biggest island, you can take an exhilarating speedboat trip to the many nearby tropical islands, including the famous Koh Phi Phi, or enjoy a serene cruise around the mystical Phang Nga Bay.

    Phuket is blessed with more than 30 amazing beaches to choose from. Patong Beach, Kata, Karon and Kamala have always been the most popular, but the north of the island reveals some hidden gems for travelers searching for a more romantic atmosphere.

    What to see & do in Phuket Province

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    Phuket has a fantastic array of attractions. From natural to man-made, from land-based to water activities, there's always something to see and do on Phuket Island. The beauty of it all is that these wonders are all within a short driving or sailing distance from each other. There are weird and wonderful museums, remarkable religious and cultural structures, exotic shows, vibrant nightlife and some beautiful beaches on which... Read more

    Where & what to eat in Phuket Province

    If you love food, you will love Phuket. There are restaurants to suit every taste, serving a huge selection of western and Asian food. The variety of cuisine and dining experiences is one of the major attractions of the island. You can eat breakfast at your hotel, lunch at a local noodle stall, and have dinner with fine wines in a sophisticated air-conditioned restaurant. While Thai food is world... Read more

    Where to shop & what to buy in Phuket Province

    Phuket has a great variety of shopping, from bustling open-air village markets, noisy night markets, and street stalls to western-style department stores and upmarket specialist shops. Prices naturally vary, going from amazing bargains to credit card-melting designer labels. With traditional handicrafts, beautifully designed clothing, jewelry, antiques, homeware and much more to choose from, the only thing you'll regret about shopping in Phuket is that you didn't bring... Read more

    Where to go & what to do at night in Phuket Province

    Phuket's reputation as a partying hotspot is well-deserved and agreed by an international crowd of revellers who descend on the island. With go-go bars, ladyboy cabaret shows, discos and clubs, live bands and international DJs, there's everything that makes Thailand's party scene famous the world over. While most parts of the island have their own small party scene, the place to be after dark is Bangla Road in... Read more

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