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Thailand is a predominantly Buddhist country and Phuket features a number of beautiful temples scattered around
the island and within the city. Read through our History and Culture Guide to be prepared for your trip to Phuket. Get to know the Thai Culture, Thai etiquette and learn more about temles in Thailand… More.
Phuket is easily accessible by air, train,
ferry, taxi and bus. Phuket has an international airport located in the north of the island. It all depends on what you are comfortable with, how much you want to pay and how quickly you want to get to where you want to go. More info.
Phuket is a easy city to get around, transport options are numerous, frequent and cheap. Whenever you need a
ride in Phuket Town just look out fir the famous 'Tuk-Tuk', show them that you want to hop on and voilá. You can get anywhere for a few Baht. If your resort is located in a beach resort area, you'll be within walking distance of the beach, plus several dining spots and shopping areas … Find out more.
Few destinations offer the incredible array of holiday accommodation which you can find in Phuket. Only about 2 hours away from Thailand's capital Bangkok by plane, Phuket Island offers accommodation for those seeking a busy beach resort area as well as for those who just want to relax, party or enjoy the great nightlife and discos ... You’re spoilt for choice - here.
Phuket has a balmy tropical climate, with 2
distinct seasons that shift with the direction of the monsoons. The
northeast monsoon season, from November through March, brings cooler
breezes and sunny, dry days. The wet southwest monsoon runs from May
through October. Phuket has consistent temperatures year-round, with lows in the mid-20°C and peak temperature of about 35°. March and April are very hot months, while November-January are rather cool ... More.
Phuket is a popular destination for ex-pats for its beautiful beaches, hot weather and cheap ‘amenities’ and in response to this demand, Phuket has attracted an increasing number of attractions and conveniences of international standard. The restaurants, hotels and resorts in Phuket are first class. The shopping is convenient and plentiful as there are many big markets and malls. For good reason Phuket Island attracts a large expat crowd, find out where to hang out, how much it costs, where to find a condo … Here.
Phuket is emerging as a top South East Asia destination for shopping. The city brings together chain stores and local boutiques, international outlets and cheap knock offs. Phuket offers its visitors a wide range of choices. Depending on what you are interested in you can make decent purchases on Furniture & Decoration, Gold and Gems, Tailor Made Suits, Souvenirs and anything else crossing your way while exploring and endless browsing through Phuket’s roads … Shop till your drop.
It’s the prime reason most people come to Phuket and Phuket really offers an exciting selection from night clubs to fine dining, and of course the endless girlie and beer bars. There are plenty of places to party after a day at the beach, including lively Thai style nightclubs with live bands, discos cranking with dance music, small beachside bars, sedate pubs and go-go clubs full of friendly Thai gitls. In general the nightlife in Phuket is concentrated around the tourist beaches of Patong, Rawai, Kata, Karon and Phuket City ... More nightlife and entertainment.