Phuket is an island in the Andaman Sea, and is one of Thailand’s most popular holiday resorts. The main town is Patong. The top Phuket attractions are the water, the beaches and the islands. Pick of the beaches are Surin Beach or Kata Noi Beach, but there are so many and everybody has their special favourite. On Phuket, special places to visit are Old Phuket Town and the Big Buddha Chalong.
If you like shows, don’t miss Phuket Fantasea, where you’ll be overwhelmed by colorful shops, mouthwatering buffet and an incredible show that involves hundreds of skilled acrobatic performers and animals.
Phuket’s top day trip is Phang Nga Bay with its limestone formations and strange shaped islands. The best known of these is Koh Tapu, aka James Bond Island. Other popular island destinations include Koh Yao Yai and the Phi Phi Islands. Take a boat out to the islands or around the Bay for a wonderful day out.