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    Events & Festivals

    Planning your holiday to coincide with one of Phuket’s many events and festivals could make all the difference between a... read more

    Events & Festivals

    Planning your holiday to coincide with one of Phuket’s many events and festivals could make all the difference between a good holiday and a really memorable one. There are important events scattered throughout the year, so check if your visit to Phuket... read more

  • Phuket Fauna & Flora Gallery

    Fauna & Flora

    Although most visitors to the island never venture far from the beaches, Phuket and its surrounding provinces offer a treasure of... read more

    Fauna & Flora

    Although most visitors to the island never venture far from the beaches, Phuket and its surrounding provinces offer a treasure of exotic fauna and flora hidden in its forests and parks, including some of the most ancient rainforests in the world at Khao Sok... read more

  • Phuket Food & Markets Gallery

    Food & Markets

    If you want to experience the real Thailand you should definitely visit a fresh market and see the local people go about their... read more

    Food & Markets

    If you want to experience the real Thailand you should definitely visit a fresh market and see the local people go about their daily lives shopping for food and groceries. Some markets operate everyday while others only a couple of times a week. To view a... read more

  • Phuket Geography

    Geography

    Phuket lies off the west coast of Southern Thailand in the Andaman Sea, approximately 890km from Bangkok. It is Thailand’s... read more

    Geography

    Phuket lies off the west coast of Southern Thailand in the Andaman Sea, approximately 890km from Bangkok. It is Thailand’s largest island at 550sq km, roughly the same size as Singapore, and is surrounded by many smaller islands that add a further 70 sq... read more

  • Phuket guest houses & bungalows

    Guest Houses & Bungalows

    Phuket is renowned for its wide range of hotels and resorts, but there are also plenty of guesthouses on the island catering to... read more

    Guest Houses & Bungalows

    Phuket is renowned for its wide range of hotels and resorts, but there are also plenty of guesthouses on the island catering to backpackers, budget travellers. Prices range from a few hundred baht for a basic but clean guesthouse room in Phuket City to a... read more

  • Hat Yai

    Hat Yai

    Hat Yai (also spelt Haad Yai) is one of the most active and diverse destinations of the Thai-Malay peninsular region. With more... read more

    Hat Yai

    Hat Yai (also spelt Haad Yai) is one of the most active and diverse destinations of the Thai-Malay peninsular region. With more than 150,000 residents living in its central municipality and a greater urban reach rapidly approaching 800,000, it’s hard to... read more

  • Medical tourism in Phuket

    Health Tourism

    Phuket has been steadily gaining a reputation as a health tourism destination, with a large range of spas and medical services.... read more

    Health Tourism

    Phuket has been steadily gaining a reputation as a health tourism destination, with a large range of spas and medical services. Phuket also has two international standard hospitals, Bangkok Phuket Hospital and Phuket International Hospital. Both of these... read more

  • Phuket Heroines Monument

    History of Phuket

    Early History Located on trading routes between India and China, Phuket was subjected to foreign influences long before many... read more

    History of Phuket

    Early History Located on trading routes between India and China, Phuket was subjected to foreign influences long before many other parts of Thailand. Ships would anchor in the safe harbours of Phuket and wait for the northeast monsoon winds which would allow... read more

  • Phuket International Hospital

    Hospitals

    Even though private health care in Thailand is relatively cheap compared to Europe or North America, you really should take out... read more

    Hospitals

    Even though private health care in Thailand is relatively cheap compared to Europe or North America, you really should take out travel insurance that will cover treatments and hospital stays in Thailand. Phuket has two international standard hospitals, Phuket... read more

  • Phuket hotel & resort accommodation

    Hotels & Resorts

    Browse our selection of hotels and resorts in Phuket to choose your accommodation in Phuket for your perfect holiday. read more

    Hotels & Resorts

    Browse our selection of hotels and resorts in Phuket to choose your accommodation in Phuket for your perfect holiday. read more

  • Phuket house & villa accommodation

    Houses & Villas

    Phuket holiday villas and houses offer a high degree of privacy, luxury and value for money over hotels and have become a popular... read more

    Houses & Villas

    Phuket holiday villas and houses offer a high degree of privacy, luxury and value for money over hotels and have become a popular alternative to hotel accommodation on the island. read more

  • Hua Hin

    Hua Hin

    About 200 kilometers south of Bangkok, along the Chalerm Prakiat Rama II highway, is one of Thailand’s most popular, yet... read more

    Hua Hin

    About 200 kilometers south of Bangkok, along the Chalerm Prakiat Rama II highway, is one of Thailand’s most popular, yet clean and sustainable seaside destinations. For more than seven decades, the kingdom’s original beach resort destination, Hua... read more

  • Internet in Phuket

    Internet Access

    Internet Cafes Internet cafes can be found all over Phuket which provide Internet access. Rates are very reasonable, with prices... read more

    Internet Access

    Internet Cafes Internet cafes can be found all over Phuket which provide Internet access. Rates are very reasonable, with prices ranging between 30 – 150 Baht per hour, depending on the speed of connection and type of establishment. Generally, Internet... read more

  • Kalim Beach

    Kalim Beach

    Kalim Beach is located just to the north of Patong. This area is much quieter than Patong although the beach is not as good for... read more

    Kalim Beach

    Kalim Beach is located just to the north of Patong. This area is much quieter than Patong although the beach is not as good for swimming as there are quite a few rocks and shallow reefs just off the shore. The reef is exposed at low tide and locals can be... read more

  • Kamala Beach

    Kamala Beach

    A beautiful and serene beach, Kamala is perfect for those looking for a relaxed and laid back beach. Kamala is about 10 minutes... read more

    Kamala Beach

    A beautiful and serene beach, Kamala is perfect for those looking for a relaxed and laid back beach. Kamala is about 10 minutes drive north from Patong and a great place for those wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle. The southern end of this... read more

  • Karon Beach

    Karon Beach

    Karon beach is a long stretch of powdery white sand just south of Patong. The beach is very long so it never feels overcrowded.... read more

    Karon Beach

    Karon beach is a long stretch of powdery white sand just south of Patong. The beach is very long so it never feels overcrowded. At 4km, Karon is one of Phuket’s longest beaches. Although there are a few large resorts and hotels, they are spread out and... read more

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    Karon Beach Map

    For more information see Karon Beach guide, Karon hotels, Karon restaurants and Karon nightlife. read more

    Karon Beach Map

    For more information see Karon Beach guide, Karon hotels, Karon restaurants and Karon nightlife. read more

  • Kata beach

    Kata Beach

    Towards the southern end of Phuket is Kata Beach, which is divided into Kata Yai and Kata Noi. Both beaches offer stunning... read more

    Kata Beach

    Towards the southern end of Phuket is Kata Beach, which is divided into Kata Yai and Kata Noi. Both beaches offer stunning scenery and a relaxed atmosphere. Kata Yai Beach This is the larger of the two beaches. The bay is very picturesque with Koh Pu (Pu... read more

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    Kata Beach Map

    For more information see Kata Beach guide, Kata hotels, Kata restaurants and Kata nightlife. read more

    Kata Beach Map

    For more information see Kata Beach guide, Kata hotels, Kata restaurants and Kata nightlife. read more

  • Khao Lak

    Khao Lak

    Khao Lak is part of the Khao Lak – Lam Ru National Park in Phang Nga Province. A lovely stretch of sand studded with... read more

    Khao Lak

    Khao Lak is part of the Khao Lak – Lam Ru National Park in Phang Nga Province. A lovely stretch of sand studded with boulders facing the Andaman Sea, Khao Lak is about 1 hours drive north from Phuket. The area was declared a national park in 1991 and... read more

  • Klong Muang Beach

    Klong Muang

    Klong Muang is located in Krabi Province, not far from the busy resort area of Ao Nang. This area has only recently appeared on... read more

    Klong Muang

    Klong Muang is located in Krabi Province, not far from the busy resort area of Ao Nang. This area has only recently appeared on the tourist map and has instantly become the location of choice for the area’s most luxurious hotels. The beautiful beach is... read more

  • Koh Lanta Island

    Koh Lanta Island

    Koh Lanta is actually a group of 52 islands that form the southernmost district of Krabi Province. The two largest islands, Koh... read more

    Koh Lanta Island

    Koh Lanta is actually a group of 52 islands that form the southernmost district of Krabi Province. The two largest islands, Koh Lanta Yai and Koh Lanta Noi (literally “Big Lanta” and “Little Lanta”) are separated by a narrow strait... read more

  • Koh Samui

    Koh Samui

    About 30 kilometers off of Thailand’s Isthmus of Kra eastern coast (35 kilometers Northeast of the coastal provincial... read more

    Koh Samui

    About 30 kilometers off of Thailand’s Isthmus of Kra eastern coast (35 kilometers Northeast of the coastal provincial capital, Surathani city) in the gulf of Thailand is Koh Samui, one of the kingdom’s prime leisure tourism spots – an... read more