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Phuket, Thailand

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Phuket Travel Guide

Introduction

Phuket is Thailand's premier tourist destination, a veritable tropical paradise crammed with endless pleasures and treasures. It comprises an island approximately the size of Singapore, and has on it virtually everything – from crowded beaches such as Surin, Karon and Nai Yang, to tucked-away, secluded coves; from high-end, luxury-themed resort hotels such as the exclusive (and, yes, expensive) Trisara and The Racha, to more affordable ones such as the Twin Palms and the Crowne Plaza; from colorful festivals and regattas that fill out the calendar, to ancient relics and zoos – essentially, something for everyone! And to think that Phuket was once dubbed "one of the world’s ugliest tourist destinations" by a major travel publication... Well, well, well, beauty is in the eye of the beholder!

Location

Phuket is located in Andaman Sea in southern Thailand. It is Thailand's biggest island.

How to Get There

Sightseeing

Main Resorts

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How to Get Around

Where to Party

Where to Eat

Where to Stay

Know Before You Go

  • Best Time to Visit:
  • Cost Per Day: US$-US$ (-)
  • Currency: (US$1 ~ )
  • Electricity: 220-240V - 50Hz
  • Phone Code: +66
  • Population: 600,000
  • Offcial Website:

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