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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.

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Sailing rentals at Bang Tao Beach

recommendedKey Attractions in Phuket

When planning and budgeting a vacation it helps if you have a solid understanding of the key attractions in Phuket Island Thailand so that you can schedule and make funds available according to the activities and sights you are most interested in pursuing. Below is a list of some of the hig... read more.

Tiger Disco and Bars Patong Beach

recommendedPhuket Beaches

Phuket is popular for many individual reasons but it's the combination of Great Weather, Beautiful Beaches, Exciting Nightlife and Excellent Shopping that makes it the perfect holiday destination. To really get the most out of your visit to Phuket need to visit a few of the beaches which a... read more.

Phuket Butterfly Garden

recommendedPhuket for the Entire Family

Tag: park
Phuket Island has many attractions for everyone in your family including an aquarium, the Phuket Zoo and the Phuket Butterfly Garden and Insect World. All of these places are great for families to go and spend a few hours together leaning about indigenous Thai species.... read more.

Phuket Giant Buddha

recommendedSights of Phuket Island

Tag: nature
Like any other vacation destination, Phuket Island has its share of breathtaking sights to explore. No vacation to Phuket Island is complete without taking in all the sights it has to offer. There are traditional temples, beautiful coral reefs, and hidden marine caves just waiting to be exp... read more.

Latest Attractions Articles

Rows of sun lounges on Patong Beach

Patong Beach

Last Updated: 31 May 2012

Location: Patong Beach, Tags: beaches, cabaret
Patong, is the most popular and most developed beach on Phuket Island. This crescent shaped stretch of sunny, sandy beach is about 3 kilometers long, and lies to the west of the island. The numerous water activities available and the legendary nightlife make Patong Beach an extremely popula... read more.

Tropical sun on Patong Beach In February

Patong Beach Attractions

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2011

Location: Patong Beach, Tags: beaches, cabaret
Patong Beach is the most populated beach on Phuket Island, Thailand. When planning your Thai holiday, leave at least one day to explore Patong Beach, Phuket Island, Thailand if you will not be staying at one of the fabulous Patong Beach resorts in the southern part of the island.... read more.

Splash Jungle Water Park

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2011

Location: Mai Khao Beach, Tags: park, adventure
If you're a family visiting Phuket then a day at Splash Jungle Water Park is a must. With a wide range of water attractions to suit everyone kids of all ages (including dad!). Begin your adventure with the 335 meters of the Lazy River which surrounds the Wave Pool, Aqua Play Pool and the two premium rides; 'Boo... read more.

Eautiful Waves Coming Towards You

Layan Beach at sunset

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2011

Location: Bangtao Beach, Tag: beaches
In the far north of Bangtao Beach there is a remote section called Layan Beach. Layan Beach is known for its quietness, clean white sands and gentle rollers in the high season. Here you can sit and watch one of Phuket's most beautiful sunsets and relax in paradise. The simple restaurant on ... read more.

Karon Beach

Karon Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Karon Beach
Karon Beach is 3 miles of fine white sand. The sand actually squeaks when guests walk on it. There are sun beds in a single row along the beach for a relaxing day in the sun. If you prefer a less populated area, the north end of the of Karon Beach is generally quiet.... read more.

Carnival Village Show At Fantasea Phuket

Highly Recommended Tours On Phuket

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Tag: adventure
There is a number of must-see tours, that every visitor to Phuket should have done at least once. Those highly recommended tours include for example the Phuket Fantasea, seakayaking and elephant trekking.... read more.

Gibbon Rehabilitation Center on Phuket Island

Natural Wonders Of Phuket

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Tag: nature
The tropical island of Phuket Island, Thailand is well known for its beaches,viewing points and its tours. Amazing hotels, restaurants, and different attractions all waiting for the first time visitors as well as returning visitors who have been to the island before.... read more.

Pretty Conch Shells In The Phuket Shell Museum

Phuket Sea Shell Museum

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Rawai Beach
The Phuket Sea Shell Museum in Rawai Beach is amazing. A display of sea shells from literally all over the world. At lest 2,000 different types can be explored on Phuket Island, Thailand's museum. Ancient fossils, giant clams, and very rare golden pearls.... read more.

View of the Andaman Sea form Kata Beach

Popular beaches on Phuket

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Tag: beaches
The beaches on Phuket Island, Thailand are only one of the many exciting things to do and see. The only problem with these beaches, is choosing which beach on Phuket Island, Thailand to visit. The solution is to try and visit them all.... read more.

Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong Temple

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Chalong Bay, Tag: temples
If you are looking for a unique travel destination while you are in Phuket, Thailand, than you must absolutely visit the Wat Chalong Temple. The reason why this is just a unique travel destination is because of the fact that out of all other 29 Phuket Buddhist monasteries, this is the large... read more.

Nai Harn Beach Phuket

Nai Harn Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Nai Harn Beach, Tag: beaches
A perfect romantic getaway can be had at beautiful Nai Harn Beach, Phuket Island, Thailand. Here you can enjoy the convenience of a southern beach without the crowds and be close, but not too close, to Phuket Town. Away from the other touristy southern beach resorts, Nai Harn Beach offers t... read more.

Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Tags: nature, adventure
If you are looking for the absolute best outdoor experience Phuket Island, Thailand has to offer, than you absolutely have to travel to Phang Nga Bay. This wonderful outdoor experience will completely take you away from the hustle-and-bustle of your everyday lives, and truly make your vacat... read more.

Phuket Aquarium

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Cape Panwa
The awesome Phuket Aquarium located between Phuket Bay and the Panwa Bay. This is considered a must see attraction for visitors on Phuket Island, Thailand.... read more.

Welcome To Phuket Fantasea

Phuket FantaSea in Kamala Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Kamala Beach, Tags: park, show
Perhaps one of the greatest family attractions in Phuket, is the Phuket FantaSea. This vibrant, and interesting, family attraction will keep the attention of even your most demanding family member. This family attraction has gained the Best Attraction Award from the Thailand Tourism Awards ... read more.

Phuket Shell Museum

Phuket Island Museums

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Phuket Island is rich with activities and entertainment all set in a beautiful tropical paradise. Phuket Island has a rich history and visitors who wish to learn more about the history, traditions, and natural wonders of Phuket Island should visit the island's museums. There are three main ... read more.

Large gibbon enclosure at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Center Phukiet

Phuket Island Parks

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Tags: nature, adventure
Phuket Island is filled with beautiful scenery apart from the white sand beaches. From waterfalls, nature preserves, and sprawling paths to hike and bike on, the interior parts of Phuket Island are just as beautiful as the beaches. The Khao Phra Thaeo National Park is the last untouched rai... read more.

Elephant Palace At Fantasea

Phuket theme parks: FantaSea

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Kamala Beach
No visit to Phuket Island would be complete without taking in the experience of Phuket FantaSea. It is the ultimate cultural theme park located in Kamala Beach. Designed to impress, everything is full of color and excitement. There are stage shows, carnival games, and elephant rides.... read more.

Sunset on Laem Singh Beach

Place of Unsurpassed Natural Beauty

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Tag: nature
Phuket Island is well known as a vacation destination for beaches, a tropical atmosphere, and unsurpassed natural beauty. Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and is 48 kilometers long and 21 kilometers wide. Phuket has some of the most diverse scenery of any island in the world.... read more.

Bang Tao Beach On Phuket Island

Bang Tao Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Bangtao Beach, Tag: beaches
Bang Tao Bay is the home of the Laguna area, which houses several world-class resorts along its 8 kilometer stretch. This area is a world all to itself, with hotels, apartments, a shopping center, and lagoons all focused on the luxury traveler. The Laguna area is designed for the vacationer... read more.

Cape Panwa

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Cape Panwa, Tag: beaches
Cape Panwa is just a ten minute drive from Phuket City, but once you are there you will feel as if you have traveled back in time. This is one of those rare Phuket Island places where the rubber and palm tree plantations exist side by side with the resorts. Cape Panwa offers you an easy way to see Thais working... read more.

Kamala Beach Resort

Kamala Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Kamala Beach, Tag: beaches
Kamala beach is situated in an enclosed, sheltered bay. It is surrounded by gentle hills covered in lush forest. The beach itself is lovely, with its pearl white sands and crystal blue waters. If you want a beach where you can sun bathe in peace and tranquility, yet stay close to civilizati... read more.

Karon Beach Circle

Karon Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Karon Beach, Tag: beaches
Karon, is the second largest, most developed of Phuket Island's idyllic beaches. It is an hour's drive from the airport, and 15 minutes away from Patong Beach. Karon Beach is an ideal family destination if you have kids. In contrast to Patong Beach, it is relatively quiet, relaxed and rarel... read more.

Colorful umbrellas and beach chairs on Kata Beach

Kata Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Kata Beach
Much like the Karon Beach, Kata Beach is a quiet and relaxing alternative to the commercial chaos of Phutek Island's Patong Beach. Kata is partitioned into the Kata Yai and the Kata Noi. While Kata Yai offers a long stretch of white sand with palm trees and some restaurants and resorts, the... read more.

Kayaking off Koh Yao Noi

Koh Yao Noi and Koh Yao Yai

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Koh Yao, Tag: beaches
On the mid region of Phuket and Krabi are located a couple of islands called Koh Yao Noi and Koh Yao Yai. They are in the midst of the Phang Nga bay and though the process of development on these is fast but they still remain remotely outskirted. They are included in the Phang Nga and are t... read more.

Rocky south end of Laem Singh Beach

Laem Singh Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Surin Beach, Tag: beaches
Laem Singh's little beach is now one of the worst-kept secrets on Phuket Island. There are a few hand painted signs on the road between Surin and Patong to show you the way to Laem Singh, but if you miss the signs, you will miss the road to this beach.... read more.

Baby Turtles Hatching At Mai Khao Beach

Mai Khao Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Mai Khao Beach, Tag: beaches
If you don't like to go to crowded beaches, then the solution may be Mai Khao. This beach stretches out luxuriously. Combined with its neighbour Nai Yang, it is almost 10 kilometres long. This is Phuket Island's northernmost beach, and its biggest beach by far. You will find the village of ... read more.

Nai Thon Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Nai Thon Beach, Tag: beaches
How often have you heard an area described as "the best kept secret of___," only to find when you arrived that everyone knew about the place? Well, Nai Thon is still a place where only those in the know enjoy it's beauty. There are resorts on Nai Thon, but the area is still a hidden jewel on this popular island... read more.

Parked Longtail Boat At Nai Yang Beach

Nai Yang Beach

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Nai Yang Beach, Tag: beaches
All of us have the deserted island fantasy. We would all like to get away (if only for a little while) from absolutely everything. In this world of instant messaging and high-speed travel, finding a place to be alone is a rare and precious thing.... read more.

Phi Phi Sundown

Phi Phi Islands

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Tags: park, speedboat
The Phi Phi islands that are situated less than 50km from Phuket on the eastern side are home to some of the best diving sites in the world and cater the needs of all types of diving enthusiasts from across the globe. This experience is the best when you opt for the 7 dive special which is ... read more.

Elephant Palace At Fantasea

Phuket Fantasea

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Location: Kamala Beach, Tag: park
It is billed as "the ultimate cultural theme park." However, once you have experienced the magic of Phuket Fantasea, this will seem to be understatement. This is one of a mere handful of theme parks the world over, where you can celebrate the cultural heritage of a country, right in the mid... read more.

Good luck firecrackers at Wat Chalong

Phuket Temples

Last Updated: 12 Mar 2008

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