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Quick Guide

  • Thai
  • Thai baht
  • 11 hrs
  • +7 hrs

Phuket is a favourite place for all of the nomads and expats who love to travel. Why? It is cheap, has great beaches and Thailand culture is simply amazing. Once you arrive in Phuket, everything will seem different. From the weird Thai fruits, fun street snacks including fried insects, and the local lottery madness, to the amazing amulet market and unreasonably cheap accommodation options.  It is no wonder why so many people have decided to move here and spend the rest of their lives on this beautiful island.

Bring your swimming shorts and visit some of the spectacular beaches on the island. There is the Patong Beach that is considered to be the ultimate party spot. Also, make sure to explore the longest beach on Phuket, The Bangtao Beach. For those who want to stay away from large crowds of tourists, Kamala Beach is the number one place to go, and The Surin Beach is reserved for visitors, who besides the sun and the sand would like to enjoy some seafood specialties. Always take a souvenir from Phuket when visiting. It is a tradition here. Soap flowers, t-shirts, spa products and silk, are just some of the souvenirs worth purchasing in Phuket.

Phuket Key Facts

  • Thai
  • Thai baht
  • 11 hrs
  • +7 hrs

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Nearest Airports

  • Phuket Airport (HKT)
  • Krabi Airport (KBV) - 69 miles
  • Trang Airport (TST) - 69 miles
  • Nakhon Si Tha Airport (NST) - 97 miles
  • Langkawi Airport (LGK) - 97 miles
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Where To Stay

Our guide to the best hotels in Phuket.

Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach

Nai Thon Beach
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The Chava Resort

Surin Beach
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Andara Resort Villas

Kamala Beach
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Mövenpick Resort Bangtao Beach Phuket

Bang Tao Beach
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Paresa Resort Phuket

Kamala Beach
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SLEEP WITH ME HOTEL design hotel @ patong

Patong Beach
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Andaman Embrace Resort & Spa Patong Beach

Patong Beach
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Chanalai Romantica Resort, Kata Beach

Kata Beach
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Friendship Beach Resort & Atmanjai Wellness Centre

Rawai Beach
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Impiana Resort Patong, Phuket

Patong Beach
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Sugar Marina Resort – NAUTICAL – Kata Beach

Kata Beach
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U Sabai Living Hotel

Patong Beach
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Aparthotel Ratana Apart-Hotel at Chalong

Rawai Beach
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Ideo Phuket Hotel

Nai Yang Beach
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The Tint At Phuket Town

Phuket Town
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