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Phuket Travel Tips | Best Tourist Attraction of Thailand

Phuket Travel tips will help you to explore like a pro traveler. So let’s start from the beginning, Phuket is a very popular and interesting place to visit. Phuket is the largest island in Thailand. There are plenty of really memorable things to do in Phuket. It has a good base, the surrounding islands, and its must-see attractions. These islands are Phi Phi Islands, Big Buddha Phuket, Similan Islands, Island-hopping around Phuket, Wat Chalong and Temples, night market the island.

Location and Map of Phuket.

Phuket island is in southern Thailand, lies in the Andaman Sea off the west coast of peninsular. Phuket Province has an area of 576 km2 (222 sq mi).

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Best Time to Travel Phuket:

The best time to visit Phuket is between November and April. This is the ideal time for swimming, boating, and beach activities. The wet season lasts from May to October. The southwest rains bring high levels of rainfall and humidity.

How to Go Phuket:

To reach Phuket, most travelers fly into Phuket International Airport (HKT), which is located at the island’s northern end. Tuktuk bus again sometimes there is any other way you can travel to Phuket. The best way to get around Phuket is by taxi or rental car.

Flights: Phuket International Airport is the second busiest airport in Thailand. The airport has two terminals. One for international flights and the other for domestic flights. The airport is directly connected to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. It is also directly connected to other countries such as Australia, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore and India. The airport has a number of airlines, such as Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Jet Airways.

Roads: The road system in Phuket is very good. Phuket is well connected to all major cities in Thailand. Buses from Bangkok, Krabi, Fang Na, and Surat Thanh in Thailand operate at the Phuket BKS Terminal. There are various quality complete buses available, such as local bus air conditioning, you can travel in all these vehicles on your budget.
Self-Drive: Thailand follows the leftist or left-hand drive. Self-Drive car rental is available here. Renting a car for self-driving requires having a valid driving license and a security deposit. Motorcycles and scooters can be rented at shops around Phuket.

Where to Stay in Phuket:

This Comprehensive Best Area to Stay in Phuket.

  • For Couples & Families: North & South Patong
  • Singles & Party-Hoppers: Central Patong
  • Honeymooners, Couples & Families: Karon & Kata
  • Culture & History Buffs: Phuket Old Town
  • Luxury & Privacy: Bang Tao
  • Easy Airport Access: Mai Khao Beac.

10 Best Hotels in Phuket.

Phuket’s hotels are very standard. You can stay in these hotels based on your budget.

Sea Sun Sand Resort and Spa.

βœ…Facilities: Wi-Fi, Free breakfast, Free parking, Outdoor pool, Air-conditioned, Laundry service, Pets: Not allowed
🏠Address: 254 PRABARAMEE RD, Pa Tong, Amphoe Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
πŸ“±Contacts Phone: +66 76 343 231
🌐Website: http://www.seasunsandresort.com/

Andaman Seaview Hotel (Hotel Near Karon Beach)

The Nap Patong Hotels.

βœ…Facilities: Wi-Fi, Free breakfast, Free parking, Outdoor pool, Air-conditioned, Laundry service, Pets: Not allowed
🏠Address: 5/55 Haad Patong Road, Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket 83150, Thailand
πŸ“±Contacts Phone: +66 76 343 111
🌐Website: https://crosshotelsandresorts.com/x2-vibe/

Kalima Resort and Spa.

βœ…Facilities: Wi-Fi, Free breakfast, Free parking, Outdoor pool, Air-conditioned, Laundry service
Pets: Not allowed
🏠Address: 88 3 Lam Kaen, Thai Mueang District, Phang-nga 82210, Thailand
πŸ“±Contacts Phone: +66 76 427 999, Fax: +66 76 358 988
πŸ“§E-mail: info@kalimaresort.com
🌐Website: https://www.kalimaresort.com/

Beyond Resort Karon. 

βœ…Facilities: Wi-Fi, Free breakfast, Free parking, Outdoor pool, Air-conditioned, Laundry service, Pets: Not allowed, Hours: Open 24 hours
🏠Address: 51 Karon Rd Karon, Muang District Phuket 83100, Thailand
πŸ“±Contacts Phone: +66 76 330 006
🌐Website: https://www.beyondresortkaron.com/

X10 Seaview Suites at Panwa Beach.

βœ…Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Free parking, Outdoor pool, Air-conditioned, Laundry service, Beach access, Pets: Not allowed
🏠Address: 3/30 Moo#8 Khaokard, Ao-Yon Road, Wichit, Muang, Phuket 83000, Thailand
πŸ“±Contacts Phone: +66 76 305 001
🌐Website: https://www.x10suites.com/

Sunwing Bangtao Beach.

βœ…Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Free breakfast, Free parking, Outdoor pool, Air-conditioned, Laundry service Pets: Not allowed, Hours: Open 24 hours
🏠Address: 22 Moo# 2, Bangtao Beach, Cheung Thalay, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand
πŸ“±Contacts Phone: +66 76 337 400
🌐Website: https://www.sunwingphuket.com/ 

Arinara Bangtao Beach Resort.

βœ…Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Paid breakfast, Free parking, Accessible, Outdoor pool, Air-conditioned, Pets: Not allowed.
🏠Address: 72/9 Moo 3, Bangtao Beach Cherngtalay Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand
πŸ“±Contacts Phone: +66 76 314 361

Diamond Cliff Resort and Spa.

βœ…Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, Free breakfast, Free parking, Pool, Air-conditioned, Laundry service Pets, not allowed.Hours: Open 24 hours
🏠Address: 284 Phrabarami Rd, Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket 83150, Thailand
🌐Website: https://www.diamondcliff.com
πŸ“±Contacts Phone: +66 76 380 050

What to eat in Phuket.

Phuket has many types of simple and luxurious restaurants. You will find different types of food in the restaurants. Seafood is the most popular food in Phuket. You can eat your favorite food in all these restaurants based on your budget.

The best restaurant in Phuket.

  • La Gritta Italian Restaurant.
  • Bampot Kitchen & Bar.
  • DeDos Restaurant.
  • Acqua.
  • Blue Elephant Phuket.
  • Kan Eang @Pier.
  • Wok Pagoda Kitchen.
  • Joe’s Downstairs.

The best foods in Phuket.

The best delicious and healthy foods of Phuket.

  • Tom yum goong.
  • Pad Thai.
  • Kuay tiew (noodle soup)
  • Som tam.
  • Gai pad med ma muang (stir-fried chicken with cashew nuts)
  • Geng kheaw wan gai (green curry chicken)
  • Tom kha gai.
  • Kao phad (fried rice)

Best Things to Do in Phuket.

Every day 35000 tourists come here to enjoy the best things and the beauty of the islands. Phuket, a rainforested, mountainous island in the Andaman Sea, has some of Thailand’s most popular beaches, mainly situated along the clear waters of the western shore. There is so much to see and do on these islands. The island is home to many high-end seaside resorts, spas and restaurants. You can visit the Phuket Museum and experience the natural beauty of the Phuket Islands. There are many things to do in Phuket.

The location of the Kata Noi beach to the southwest of Phuket. North of the beach is bounded by several resorts. Phuket City, the capital, has old shophouses and busy markets. Patong, the main resort town, has many nightclubs, bars, and discos. The statues of Big Buddha or Great Buddha, Maravija Buddha are quite attractive and captivating. The names of some of the major islands and beaches are given below and I will give you a complete Phuket travel guide for all these days or beach trips.

Top 10 Things to Do Phuket.

1.Phi Phi Islands.
2.Kata Noi Beach.
3.Nai Harn Beach.
4.The Phuket Big Buddha.
5.Phang Nga Bay.
6.Surin Beach.
7.Karon View Point.
8.Wat Chalong.
9.The Chalong Bay Rum Distillery.
10.Phuket Town Weekend Night Market.

Getting Around Phuket

Getting around Phuket is relatively easy, as the island is served by many private and public transportation options. Most of the resort areas are small enough to walk around, with popular resorts and hotels located close to the beach, restaurants, and shopping areas.

Tuk-Tuk: Tuktuk is quite good for near-distance travel. These are motor-driven rickshaws. Tuktuk travel is a little expensive, but quite comfortable travel. A 5-minute trip can start at 100 baht. Agree to the price through bargaining before moving on these vehicles.
Taxis and Grab: Taxis or cabs are much better for long distances. Taxis or cabs are available outside the airport terminal as well as in Patang, Phuket Town.50 baht for the first two kilometers and 8 baht per additional km. Air-conditioned taxis can be rented in Phuket. Like Tuktuk, you can agree on the price by bargaining on these taxis or caps.

Shopping During Phuket Tour.

Phuket will be able to shop the best of all. You can buy all the necessary and interesting things in Phuket shops.

  • T-shirts and singles
  • Elephants and frogs
  • Silk and other fabrics.
  • Spa products.
  • Soap flowers.
  • Batik Phuket pearls
  • Painting.

Religion and Culture of Phuket.

Like the rest of Thailand, Phuket’s main religion is Theravada Buddhism. The Phuket culture has a wide tradition of performance art, one of the best important aspects here. Proven by their involvement in religious ceremonies, festivals, prayers, ceremonies, and religious temples, they are highly respected in Phuket.

Currency and Language of Phuket.

The currency in Phuket is the Thai baht and the same coin is used throughout Thailand. The people of Phuket speak Thai. Phuket has its own dialect. The Central Thai dialect is as widely used as the rest of Thai.

My Personal Opinion About Phuket.

You can visit Phuket to see the beautiful sights, temples, markets and to experience the sea. To enjoy the beauty of the islands around Phuket, etc.

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