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Phuket Island is a land of many faces. There is a lot of varied nightlife, if you want it. There are temples shrouded in mist or secluded beaches, where the loudest sound is the surf crashing on the shore. Perhaps you would like to explore the mysteries of Phuket's lush mountainous interior.

Bang Tao Beach

Restaurants On Bang Tao Beach
Bang Tao Beach On Phuket Island
Child Playing On Bang Tao Beach Phuket
Elephant Riding On Bang Tao Beach

With more than eight kilometers in length, Bang Tao Beach is the second longest beach on Phuket Island. The northern half of the beach has been annexed by the ultra-luxurious Laguna Complex of five-star hotels. On the southern end, lots of more budget priced hotels and small resorts are lo

Karon Beach

Phuket Karon Beach
Sunset At Karon Beach
Yellow Sand At Karon Beach
Surfing At Karon Beach

Karon is around two kilometers long and is the second largest of Phuket's tourist beaches. Large resort complexes line the road behind of the shoreline, but the long, broad beach itself has no development. The sand is very white, and squeaks audibly when walked upon. The southern point has

Friendship Beach In Rawai

Low tide at Phuket Friendship Beach in Rawai
Lonely Friendship Beach in Rawai
Coconut palms at Phuket Friendship Beach
Pool of the Friendship Beach Waterfront Resort in Rawai

Along the shoreline between Chalong and Rawai you can find Friendship Beach, a small stretch of sand offering a great view over Chalong Bay. This is the location of Friendship Beach Waterfront Resort, well known for good accommodation, but also a favorite of local expats because of its goo

Kamala Beach

Kamala Beach on Phuket Island
Sunbathing On Kamala Beach
Northern End Of Kamala Beach
Wat Baan Kamala in Kamala Beach

Kamala Beach is around three kilometers long and provides besides its family attractions good swimming in crystal clear water on its northern end. To explore the coral reefs just a few meters offshore, all you need are fins and a snorkel to enjoy the underwater beauty. Even more magnificen

Kata Beach

View of the Andaman Sea form Kata Beach
Kata Beach on Phuket Island
Sun loungers on the Phuket beach of Kata
Jet Ski transported on Kata Beach road

Kata Beach Phuket is one of southern Thailand's most beautiful beaches, the quintessential golden sandy beach enclosed by 2 wooded headlands. Kata Beach is predominantly fronted by a road in front of the Club Med one of the first resorts to spot the fine location over 25 years ago. Kata Bea

Koh Racha

Snorkeling on Racha Island
Koh Racha Bay
Racha Island with its white-sand beach
Closing In On Koh Racha by tour boat

Koh Racha Yai and Koh Racha Noi islands (also called Raya islands in local pronunciation) are close enough to see from the south end of Phuket, but they are very different to Phuket and with almost no development. Few people are living here and only a limited numbers of tourists visiting.

Koh Sirey Monkeys

Wild Phuket macaque monkeys at Koh Sirey
Wild macaque monkey at Koh Sirey Monkey Point
Koh Sirey Monkeys at Klong Ta Jin
Koh Sirey Monkeys

Separated from the mainland of Phuket by the Klong Ta Jin, a shallow mangrove swamp this twenty square kilometer island is connected by a causeway to the city. This mangrove swamp is the home to a large horde of macaque monkeys who congregate every afternoon at Koh Sirey Monkey Point to ge

Koh Yao Noi Daytrip

Phang Nga Limestone Cliffs
Phuket fishing boats near Koh Yao
Longtail ferry off Koh Yao Yai
Marine farming near Phuket Island

Koh Yao is a group of two islands just off the eastern coast of Phuket in Phang Nga Bay. Especially the smaller of the two islands, Koh Yao Noi, is well-known for its great panoramas of the limestone islets of the bay. In best July weather, under a dazzling blue sky and a burning tropical P

Laem Singh Beach

Laem Singh Beach on Phuket Island
Snorkeling opportunities at Laem Singh Beach
Rocky south end of Laem Singh Beach
View over the whole of Laem Singh Beach and its small bay

Laem Singh Beach, maybe the worst-kept secret beach on Phuket Island, is a little gem between Kamala and Surin beaches. It is perfect to sunbathe or to snorkel and the main part of the beach is brilliant white sand. Along the edges you will find rock outcroppings that just beg to be climbe

Layan Beach Sunset Images

Dazzling Sunset On Layan Beach
Ooking South To Bangtao Beach
Ooking North Along Layan Beach
Each Flag Warning System

Layan Beach at sunset has a timeless quality, gives you a time to reflect on the beauty of life and breath in mother nature at its best. The glorious wide sandy beach the easy access, easy waves in high season, the near perfect horizon and sunset make this beach popular with local residents

Mai Khao Beach

Lonely Mai Khao Beach
Mai Khao Beach Phuket Island
Mai Khao Beachfront At The Anantara Resort Phuket
Mai Khao Beach Sunset

Mai Khao Beach is the longest beach on Phuket, around nine kilometers long and is part of the Nai Yang National Park. It runs all the way to Sarasin Bridge, the bridge connecting Phuket Island to the mainland. Besides the JW Marriott Phuket, Mai Khao has barely any development on it.The wh

Nai Harn Beach

Nai Harn Beach On Phuket Island
Nai Harn Beach Phuket
View Towards Nai Harn Bay
Nai Harn from its northern end

Nai Harn Beach on Phuket Island is very quiet and there's little in terms of dining, shopping, or entertainment on the beach itself. Of the few accommodation options that are near the beach, most resorts are up-market and new developments tend to be private villas. A greater selection of

Nai Yang Beach

Nai Yang Beach Sunset
Parked Longtail Boat At Nai Yang Beach
View Of Nai Yang Beach on Phuket Island
Quiet Evenings At Nai Yang Beach

Nai Yang Beach is a quiet beach located in Sirinath National Park only 5 minutes south of Phuket International Airport. This makes it the perfect place for short overnight stays if Phuket is just a stopover to other places in Southern Thailand. The casuarina-fringed beach have a few shops,

Patong Beach

Children playing on Patong Beach
Patong Beach parasailing
Parasailing on Patong Beach
Patong Beach Photoshoot

Patong Beach is where all the exciting nightlife of Phuket happens; at the same time it has a 3 kilometer long stretch of white sand for all your daytime activities, from swimming, sunbathing, volleyball to paragliding. There is no better combination of fun in the sun and Thai nighttime ac

Patong Beach In February 2008

Patong Beach In February
Rows of sun lounges on Patong Beach
High season weather at Patong Beach in February
Enjoying the great beach of Patong in February

The weather on Phuket in February is sunny and hot -- the best weather for a stay on the beach of Patong. Traditionally, February is still within the tourist high season on Phuket, with hotels fully booked and the beach and bars full with happy holidaymakers.

Phang Nga Bay Tour From Phuket

Blue tropical skies in Phang Nga Bay
Koh Pannyi Sea Gypsy Village in Phang Nga Bay
Phang Nga Postcard Weather
Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay is easy to reach from Phuket and therefore a prominent target for daytrips and tours. Activities in Phang Nga Bay are manifold and vary from sailing to kayaking and snorkeling. James Bond Island is maybe the most famous postcard motive in the region.

Phuket Big Buddha In 2008

Phuket Big Buddha February 2008 in its bamboo staffolding
Phuket Big Buddha in the February sun
The Buddha's hand of the Phuket Big Buddha February 2008
View To Chalong Pier From Phuket Big Buddha

The Phuket Big Buddha on the 380 meter high mountain top between Chalong and Kata Beach is now free of scaffolding and making its impact apparent as Phuket's leading man-made tourist attraction. For the first time, especially on days when the sky is a brilliant Phuket blue, the huge white s

Phuket Butterfly Garden

Phuket Butterfly Garden in Phuket Town
Orange butterfly at the Phuket Butterfly Garden
Common species of Thai butterfly at the Phuket Butterfly Garden
Phuket Butterfly Garden with large variety of butterflies

Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World is just north of Phuket town in the Sam Kong area not far from Tesco Lotus. They also have a pick up service which can be quite a good deal. Entrance is 300 Baht for adults, 150 Baht for children. Phuket Butterfly Garden is open every day 9am - 5pm.

Phuket Fantasea

Goldfish Pool at the Entrance to Phuket Fantasea
Fantasea Phuket Lights
Lights display at Phuket Fantasea
Iyara at the Fantasea Phuket theme park

Phuket Fantasea bedazzles and excites more people to it's show than any other on Phuket Island. Imagine being drawn into an amazing world where all the Thai history, culture, entertainment and amusement are all experienced in one night of concentrated extravaganza. The Phuket Fantasea has i

Phuket Giant Buddha And Wat Chalong

View from the Giant Buddha towards Phuket Town
Statuary at Phuket Giant Buddha
Scaffolding at the back of the Giant Buddha statue
Good luck firecrackers at Wat Chalong

The Giant Buddha (or Wat Yai, as many people call him) is towering clearly visible from half of Phuket Island over Kata Beach and Chalong Bay. Even though it is still not finished completely, it is fast becoming one of the most visited attractions of Phuket.

Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Center

Yellow Gibbon At Gibbon Rehabilitation Center
Black gibbon At Gibbon Rehabilitation Center
Gibbon at the Phuket Gibbon Rehabilitation Center
Large gibbon enclosure at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Center Phukiet

The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project was founded in 1992 and works with White-Handed gibbons (Hylobates lar), the most widespread of the four species found in Thailand. Gibbon babies are acquired when their mothers are shot; they are then illegally sold as pets or as tourist attractions. The

Phuket Shell Museum

Pretty Conch Shells In The Phuket Shell Museum
Display at the Phuket Shell Museum
Filigrane sea shells in the Phuket Shell Museum
Phuket Shell Museum

Perhaps the world's most valuable collection of seashells has been put on display at Phuket Seashell near Rawai Beach on Phuket Island's southwestern shores. The emphasis of the collection is on shells from Phuket and Thai waters which are among the most sough-after, however shells from ev

Phuket Sights

Phuket Buddha
Phuket Night Beach
Phuket Sunset on a tropical beach
Phuket Elephant Trekking

Phuket in southern Thailand is a varied place full of exotic tropical sights and impressions: from the sandy beaches on the west coast to the fishing boats that were the traditional income of the island to Buddhist statues and temples.

Surin Beach

Surin Beach Phuket
Jet Skis At Surin Beach
Phuket Surin Bay
Phuket Chedi Hotel At Surin Beach

A kilometer north of Laem Sing Beach lies the popular Surin Beach. As of now this beach has not been developed and it is a quiet and peaceful bay lined with a row of stately Casuarina trees. The middle of the beach front is occupied by a dozen Thai beach-style mini restaurants serving up s

Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong
Facade at Wat Chalong temple on Phuket
Thai temple architecture at Wat Chalong Phuket
Wat Chalong

Chalong Temple is about 8 kilometers outside Phuket Town. Take Vichit Songkram Rd. to the Bypass Rd. and turn left. In Chalong Temple stands the cast statue of Luang Por Cham, who helped the people of Phuket put down the Ahngyee (Chinese Coolie) Rebellion in 1876 during the reign of Rama V