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Tourism in Phuket

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About Phuket Tourism

Phuket is one of the most beautiful islands situated in Thailand. The old town is often the eye candy of honeymooners due to its awe-gasping shoreline that creates a major boost in Phuket tourism. Surrounded by the Andaman Sea, the tropical backdrop of Phuket has a charismatic appeal unlike any other city of Thailand. Moreover, it is also home to some of the most idyllic beaches of this Southeast Asian nation. Owing to its incredible shoreline, it is also home to some of the most amazing seaside resorts and villas, thus making it a perfect holiday destination. The island has its own laid-back party vibe as well.  

Phuket is the largest island in Thailand. Most of the island has mountainous terrain. Sprawled over an area of 576 km2, the island is also home to a plethora of exotic flora and fauna. Phuket tourism has taken a new peak through its seaside restaurants and nightclubs. The duration between the months of November and April is the best time to visit Phuket. During this time, you will find ideal weather conditions.       

Top Beaches In Phuket

Kata Beach: Kata Beach is one of the most beautiful palm-fringed beaches in Phuket. Moreover, it is also one of the top tourist places in Phuket. The place is also a perfect spot for activities like snorkeling and surfing. With pristine waters and such as a laid-back environment, it is the number one spot to relax and rejuvenate.

Freedom Beach: Freedom Beach one of the finest white sand beaches in Thailand. It is a perfect escape from the crowd. Here, you can find the beauty of isolation.

Kata Noi Beach: Anyone with a love for food should definitely plan a visit to this beach. Its shoreline has a plethora of restaurants. 

Ya Nui Beach: With an L-shaped shoreline of around 200 meters, this beach is one of the smallest yet most beautiful beaches of Phuket. It is also situated within close proximity from the Windmill Viewpoint.

Surin Beach: Surin Beach is ideal for anytime visit. It is astoundingly beautiful along with many food joints around the corner.  

Paradise Beach: Just as the name suggest, Paradise Beach takes you to a place no less than paradise. Even though it covers a short distance of 200 meters, its calm waters are apt for a weekend trip.  

Nightlife In Phuket

Experience the nightlife in Phuket is one of the best things to do in Phuket. With discos and clubs, go-go bars, and cabaret shows, Phuket is one of the best party hotspots that make tourists from across the globe flock here for a fun-filled holiday. Beach areas like Karon and Patong offer the best after-dark nightlife experiences to let people mingle with their energy with others, and have a gala time. Nightlife in Phuket not only lets you explore the best of Thailand but also let you experience the best of nightlife.

Shopping In Phuket

Phuket is also a hub for street shopping. There are many good local markets for shopping that sell refurbished products at a cheaper price. Bargaining is the key to having the best shopping experience in Phuket. Shopping is one of the essential activities to do Phuket. Listed below are some of the best places and areas to shop in Phuket: 

Jungceylon Shopping Mall: Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket  

Phuket Weekend Market (Talad Tairod): Chao Fa West Road

Central Festival Phuket: 74 75 Vichitsongkram Rd, Wichit, Mueang Phuket

Limelight Avenue Phuket: New Dibuk Road, Phuket

Chillva Market: 141/2 Yaowarat Road, Phuket

Phuket Walking Street: Thalang Road, Phuket Old Town

Banzaan Market: Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket

Banana Walk: 124/11 Thawewong Rd, Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket  

Famous Food In Phuket

With no need for an introduction to Thai food, Phuket is not just a treat for eyes, but it also offers to treat for the taste buds. While on an excursion to Phuket, it is recommended to binge on Thai cuisines, like Pad Thai, Kuay Tiew, Tom Yam Goong, Som Tam, Tom Kha Gai, Kao Phad, Massaman Curry, and others.

Things Not To Miss Out On A Trip To Phuket

Phuket is just a jackpot waiting to be explored. Mentioned below are some of the things to do in Phuket for both a first time visitor and an avid traveler.

Trip to Phi Phi Island

Explore the Bangla Road Nightlife

Trip to Phang Nga Bay

Island Hopping to Similan Islands

Explore the night markets

Phuket FantaSea Show

Phuket Temple Tour

Phuket Viewpoints

Simon Cabaret Show

Visiting Elephant Sanctuaries


With a spectrum of picturesque holiday sights from exhilarating sunsets to beautiful night lights, tourists are spoilt for choices when it comes to the best places to visit in Phuket. However, Big Buddha, Wat Chalong, and Fantasea are some the Phuket points of interest. These places are the best for sightseeing and spending some quality time with friends and family. Apart from these, to enjoy the Phuket, Thailand nightlife, one must visit the Bangla Road which is a night market with music all around the place. There are clubs and bars on both sides of the road, and their advertisements are done in a unique manner.

Things to buy in Phuket:

A perfect Phuket tour itinerary must include shopping as one of the things to do, here. There are many good local markets for shopping that sell refurbished products at a cheaper price. Bargaining is the key to having the best shopping experience in Phuket.

Adventure activities in Phuket:

Apart from sightseeing and shopping, Phuket is also the best destination to feel some adrenaline rush while partaking in water activities. Therefore, beaches are must visit places in Phuket to enjoy water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and jet skiing. For those who are willing to go an extra mile, they can opt for Island hopping tours wherein travelers can visit different islands near Phuket and explore the beautiful caves and beaches.

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Similan Islands are another treasure in the treasure trove, which Phuket has to offer. They are located 84 km northwest of Phuket and are famous for the vast stretches of blue sea. The place also has several mysteries beneath these blue waters, which attract tourists from all over the world. Similan Islands diving is a worl...

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Travel to Phuket

Read about the best & quickest routes to save time & money, as suggested by our travelers

By Air

Taking a flight from some of the major cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore up to Phuket is one of the best ways to travel from India to Phuket. There are many direct flights available from Delhi to Phuket at a reasonable price. There are connecting flights available from India to Phuket. The nearest airport to Phuket is the Phuket International Airport, which is the busiest airport in Thailand after the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. It is well connected to different parts of Thailand. The airport has two terminals in which the terminal-1 is for international flights and terminal-2 is for domestic flights. If one is facing problems in getting flights from India to Phuket, then they can take a flight up to Bangkok and travel to Phuket by air, ferry or road. There are many flights from Bangkok to Phuket daily.

By Road

Traveling to Phuket by bus or car can be quite tedious and time-consuming. India to Phuket route is via Myanmar. There are many documents and other essential reports required for traveling in Myanmar. One needs to pay double the cost of the private conveyance they are traveling with in Myanmar. India to Phuket distance is about 5100 km and it may take days for a person to reach there. However, traveling by road is convenient in Phuket with a number of public conveyances available for people. There are many bus services that connect Phuket with different cities and make it convenient for locals as well as tourists to commute. Pattaya to Phuket distance is about 971 km and traveling by road via bus is an option, however, taking a flight is much more convenient.

This was some information on how to reach Phuket and travel within Thailand to get to see some of the best places and beaches. The city is pleasant with some of the best beaches and spots for water activities. One must visit Phuket once with friends and family.

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    FAQ's of Phuket

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    How many days are required for the ideal Phuket trip?

    A duration of 4 days is ideal for a trip to Phuket since it provides you with ample time to explore the many beaches along with the nearby islands and other tourist attractions.

    How many tourists visit Phuket each year?

    More than 5.3 million tourists visit Phuket each year. Moreover, the number is always on the rise with ever increasing tourist footfall.

    Which currency is accepted in Phuket?

     

    The currency used in Phuket is Baht. $1 is equal to 30 Baht. However, many restaurants and stores accept credit cards. Money is  required for local transportations and small markets.

    What types of plugs are used in Phuket?

    The plugs used in Phuket are mostly two round pins However, in some areas, the two flat pins plug are also used. The power supply is of 220V at 50Hz.

    How many days are enough for a tour to Phuket?

    For an extended sojourn, people can choose to hop on an excursion of 3 or 4 days to explore Phuket.

    What is the rainy season in Phuket?

    Mid-May to October constitutes the rainy season in Phuket when the temperature levels vary between 28°C to 29°C. The rain is not continuous and you can get time for sightseeing during the day time. However, the humidity levels are high, making the overall temperature pretty inconvenient for outdoor activities. However, the accommodation rates are at the lowest and one can get very good deals during this time in Phuket.

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