About Phuket

Phuket is the biggest island located in the south of Thailand which is often dubbed as the pearl of the Andaman. With the stunning tropical sunsets and spectacular scenery, Phuket is the most popular beach destination in Asia. The name of Phuket means mountain or hill in Malay and Thalang was the old name of Phuket which means Cape. Phuket International Airport is located in the north of Phuket Island. It's the best time to visit Phuket during November to February; you can feel the comfortable breeze, stay at the palm-fringed beaches and see the blue sky clearly.

Phuket is famous for its beach, sand, natural heritage sea and world renowned diving sites. Patong Beach is the most popular tourist areas on Phuket because of its wide and long beach. There are some of coral islands in the south of Phuket; all the islands are suitable for diving. You can have many kinds of truly international cuisine in Phuket after the meal you may visit a spa to have a relax and enjoy different spa flavours and treatments.

There are numerous spots for natural landscape in Phuket, such as Phuket FantaSea, Patong Beach, Phuket Aquarium, Coral Island and Promthep Cape.  If you want to experience local customs, do not miss these Phuket spots.  For the convenience of your Phuket travel, below is a selection of nearby Phuket hotels.  For more sightseeing attractions in Phuket, please visit our Phuket Tourism website for a map to guide your Phuket tour and to find your ideal Phuket hotel.