Phuket is the jewel of the Andaman Sea crown, and one of the most magnificent tourist destinations in Thailand. It has topped the covers of tourist magazines, travel brochures and offers.
Phuket has beautiful white sand beaches overlooking the Andaman Sea, its limestone cliffs, lush rainforests and secluded caves. It is the largest island in Thailand, and despite being a popular tourist destination, it still preserves the authenticity of its local culture and original features. The island also boasts an impressive number of amazing spas. You can choose from several places to stay on the island, depending on your budget and favorite hobbies.
It is famous for: shopping, celebrations, busy beaches, local cuisine and its proximity to other areas and hotels.
Benefits: Many events and celebrations take place at the beach and Bangla Street.
Recommended hotels: Holiday Inn Resort, Amari Phuket, Grand Mercure Phuket Patong.
It is famous for: young tourists, families, surfers and those wishing to learn diving, restaurants and modern shopping centers.
Advantages: having two wonderful beaches with a wonderful rural atmosphere.
Recommended hotels: Photo Hotel, Sugar Palm, Metadee Resort and Villas.
It is famous for: charming beach, spas, restaurants, shopping malls and leisure activities.
Advantages: Slightly quieter than Patong Beach and few buildings, which increases the visibility of the beach landscape.
Recommended hotels: Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa, Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort, Horizon Karon Beach Resort and Spa.
It is famous for: an experience that is all calm away from the noise thanks to the small number of tourists, in addition to the ease of movement between the different islands in the region.
Advantages: staying in a comfortable beachfront resort.
Recommended hotels: Rawai Palm Beach Resort, Sansori Phuket, The Nai Haren.
Best known for: great opportunities for diving, surfing and nature’s beauty. It is a favorite place for the rich and famous.
Advantages: housing in an exclusive area for tourists and the large number of hotels, shops and properties for millionaires.
Recommended hotels: Twinpalms Phuket, Surin Beach Resort, The Chava Resort.
Best known for: being a destination for families, budget travelers and surfers.
Advantages: the large number of restaurants on the beach, the quality of hotel accommodation, and the realistic rural atmosphere.
Recommended hotels: Thanaka Phuket, Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort, Swiss-Hotel Resort Phuket.
It is famous for: being a destination for travelers, food lovers and interested in local culture and history.
Advantages: the capital of the island, which contains many local markets, restaurants, hotels and modern shopping centers.
Recommended hotels: Royal Phuket City Hotel, Casablanca Boutique Hotel, Little Nyonya Hotel.
Nai Harn Beach
Known for: the calm atmosphere and the possibility of diving.
Advantages: a favorite destination for nature lovers, beaches and divers, thanks to three beaches and a lake.
Recommended hotels: The Nai Haren, Malisa Villa Suites, Amatara Resort and Wellness.
Best known for: its attraction to the affluent, families and food lover
Advantages: a six-kilometer beach and amazing restaurants
Recommended hotels: Banyan Tree Phuket, The Pavilion Phuket, Angsana Laguna Phuket.
Mai Khao Beach
Best known for: being a favorite destination for newlyweds, wealthy people and nature lovers.
Benefits: An 11 km beach and a protected nature park, located near Phuket Airport.
Recommended hotels: Sala Phuket Resort and Spa, JW Marriott Phuket Resort and Spa, Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas.