Phuket, Thailand’s second smallest province and largest island, is a real tropical paradise. White sandy beaches, vibrant nightlife, warm aquamarine waters and sumptuous seafood are just a few attractions that you will find on this idyllic island in the Andaman Sea, also known as The Pearl of the Andaman Sea.
Phuket lies off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea and, including some smaller islands off its coast, is one of the southern provinces of Thailand. The island is connected by the Sarasin Bridge to Phang Nga Province to the north. The next nearest province is Krabi, to the east across Phang Nga Bay.
Phuket has a rich and diverse history that dates as far back as the 1st century when Phuket Town was founded by Indian Merchants. The name Phuket is said to be a derivative of the Malay word ‘bukit’, which means ‘hill’, and is a reference to the island’s appearance from a distance.
Phuket Travel Guide offers a unique places business directory that shows you insights to Phuket businesses. Accommodation, activities, eateries, health and beauty places, nightlife venues, service providers and shopping destinations are added by the business owners and offer you detailed information on what each business or venue has to offer as well as directions on how to get there.
We compiled concise and compact travel guides of the cities, towns and vibrant villages across Phuket, offering you helpful tips and giving you an insight into where to stay, what to do, health and beauty, nightlife, services and shopping destinations.
Phuket offers great food that leaves not one single taste-bud untouched, stunning landscapes, surrounding tropical islands, amazing nightlife, and an awful lot of things to do.