The City of Phuket is located on the South Eastern Island of Phuket, Thailand’s largest Island. Spectacular scenery, unforgettable tropical sunsets and warm deep blue sea awaits you in this tropical paradise. Phuket island was voted one of the World’s Top 5 retirement destinations by Fortune Magazine in 2005.
From the world class diving experience in the beautiful Andaman Sea, to playing golf at the world-standard championship courses or the thrilling eco-adventures in Thai tropical forests, Phuket island is the place to expand your imagination. You can take an exhilarating speedboat trip to the nearby islands, or enjoy a serene cruise around the mystical Phang Nga Bay. Or you can simply enjoy Phuket’s vibrant nightlife in Patong Beach.
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Phang Nga Bay:
Phang Nga Bay is unique. A day out here is an unforgettable experience that will get you thinking. A unique feature of the bay is the sheer limestone cliffs that stick vertically out of the emerald-green waters. The Phang Nga Bay Islands are home to sheltered fauna that are possible to observe on certain tours.
Old Phuket Town:
Sino-Portuguese splendours and funky shops in the most unlikely places will surprise and revel you in the heart of Phuket’s sleepy provincial capital. The town of Phuket offers much more than you can think of with some splendid restaurants and local sights. The unique combination of colonial and Chinese architecture along with a tangible quaintness makes for a captivating and memorable afternoon spent sauntering around Phuket’s Old Town.
Bangla Road Nightlife:
The ladyboys, the exotic girls, the enchanted westerners and enough extraverts on offer to fill a Disney cast of thousands, shopping or sipping on a beer at Bangla Road at night is a definite ‘Dear Diary’ moment.
Simon Cabaret Show:
Simon Cabaret is arguably the biggest transvestite cabaret show to be found locally. This show includes a unique and spectacular musical floor show which is performed by the well known ladyboys of Simon Cabaret.
The newly constructed 30 million baht Big Buddha, a day or two on the Phi Phi Island, the wacky but fun Phuket FantaSea Show, Muay Thai and the Kata, Nai Harn and Panwa viewpoints are some of the other famous attractions on the mystic Island.
Phuket’s hotels and resorts offer more than just ‘rooms to stay’. You’ll be taken away by the well-known Thai hospitality, the hotel will be part and parcel of your holiday experience. The journey of exploring the amazing beaches and islands, temples, nightlife and incredible landscapes begins from these comfortable hotels.
The five star Banyan Tree Phuket, the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort and Villas, Aquamarine Resort & Villa, Ayara Kamala Resort & Spa, Urban Patong Mini Hotel, Lesprit de Naiyang and The Royal Paradise Hotel & Spa are some of the most highly rated staying option in Phuket.
The Phuket International Airport services flight from across the globe, other than air travel, you can easily reach the Island via train, by road and even by boat.
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