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Phuket

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About Phuket

The wide, beautiful beaches, white sands and emerald waters make Phuket the “Pearl” of the Andaman Sea. The zig-zagging west coast is dotted with three major beaches, Patong, Karon and Hat Kata, the main destinations for most tourists. The island is characterized by colorful entertainment experiences and rich nightlife. If partying isn’t quite your thing, you might choose to take a visit to Kamala Beach, famous for its cleanliness, or even Hat Surin for its privacy. An established tourist island, facilities and resorts are already quite developed, making this coastal village a delight to visitors both young and old.

Popular Attractions in Phuket

Patong Beach
4.4/5
5,994 Reviews
Beach
Located on the west coast of Phuket, about 15 kilometers from Phuket Town, Patong Beach is very lively. Its overall shape is like a horseshoe. The beach sand is soft, the water is clear and the waves are small. You can rent a chaise longue on the beach to watch the sea, experience a variety of exciting water sports, and enjoy the delicious seafood in the stalls. In addition to the lively beach, the beach roads on Patong are home to most of Phuket's hotels, resorts, shopping malls, restaurants and a lot of entertainment and business facilities that will definitely make you feel interesting at night. When night falls, Bangla Street, illuminated by neon lights, is rather beautiful.
Simon Cabaret Show
4.7/5
9,353 Reviews
Transgender Cabaret
As a veteran ladyboy show in Phuket, the Simon Cabaret has evolved into a professional entertainment venue in Phuket since its 1991 opening. The content of its show is healthy and interesting, the scale of the performances is large, and the elements of China, India, Egypt, Europe, America, Africa and other countries and regions are integrated. There are also up-to-date song and dance programs. The charm, beauty, talent, versatility, temperament and grace of the ladyboys are so expressive that put many women to shame.
Karon Beach
4.6/5
1,557 Reviews
Beach
Karon Beach is located on the west coast of Phuket, south of Patong and north of Kata. Karon and these two beaches are known as the three major beaches of Phuket. Compared to Patong Beach, the coastline here is longer and wider, the water is clearer, the beach is softer, and there are fewer tourists. On this coastline of nearly 4 km, you can enjoy a view of the sea while walking. The location is lovely. The beach provides a beautiful view of the sea, but it has large waves, so be careful when swimming.
Racha Yai Island
4.6/5
4,091 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
“Racha” means “emperor” in the local language. Originally an exclusive holiday island of the Thai royal family, it was later opened to the public. There are 5 small beaches on Racha Yai Island: Ter Bay and Lha Bay to the east, Kon Kare Bay to the southeast, Patok Bay to the west and Siam Bay to the north. This is a good place for snorkeling. The water temperature is just right and the waves are relatively small. The beach line is quite long. The fish seen in different snorkeling places on the island are different too. Compared to the boisterousness of Phuket, the environment here is exceptionally quiet.

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Racha and Coral Island Speedboat Tour from Phuket
Amazing Phuket Island Guided Tour & Big Buddha
4.2/5
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Phi Phi Island Viking Cave Monkey Beach Khai Island Tour from Phuket
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The 8 Most Beautiful Beaches of Phuket 2020
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There is no denying that beaches are pure bliss! So, if you are looking for the ultimate beach break, get your sunscreen and sunglasses ready and head straight to Phuket beaches. Very few islands can stake a claim to such a treasure of beautiful sandy beaches and dazzling clear waters as Phuket, Thailand’s gorgeous and largest island place. Situated in Southern Thailand and with no less than 30 beaches, Phuket is popular for its stunning beaches, lively towns, world-class shopping and abundance of entertainment options. While a few beaches are crowded, there are many quiet ones, not to mention the hidden and secret ones too. Adventurous tourists can always embark on a quest to look for these secret Phuket beaches hidden across the island. The array of picturesque winding coastal roads bordering the west coast of Phuket island present many spectacular views and effortless entrée to some of the best beaches of the world.
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Island Vacationing 2020: 7 of Thailand’s Beautiful Islands
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Vacationing is better on an island - Select from 7 of Thailand’s beautiful islands
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Experience Phuket's Most Scenic Hotels
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Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach || Why choose: Quite Experience in luxury hotels | This hotel is extremely peaceful and quiet compared to other lodgings. Like a couple sitting alongside the swimming pool, enjoy your bonding time here in the evenings and you’ll feel like you can spend forever here. It’s entirely different from other noisy and busy hotels. The greenery in the area is extremely well laid out and well worth the praise. You can see greenery everywhere and you’ll feel like you’re in the woods instead. The ocean and the beach nearby are also not to be missed. Enjoy and relax here!
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I recommended Kata Beach, Kamala Beach, Surin Beach, Koh Khai Nok, Ao Phang Nga National Park.
Here are the absolute best restaurants in Phuket: Mom Tri's Kitchen, Kopitiam by Wilai, EuroThai Restaurant, Savoey Seafood Restaurant, Churrasco Phuket Steakhouse.
Here are the best places to visit in Phuket, including: Wat Chalong, Promthep Cape, Coral Island, Kata Beach, Phuket Big Buddha.
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