Just 860km South of Bangkok, Thailand's largest island was once known for tin mining and rubber plantations. Today the white sandy beaches, world class hotels, abundant nature and hedonistic nightspots draw tourists from all walks of life. Be pampered at a spa, explore ancient temples, party the night away, splash about in crystal clear waters, eat delicious local and international food – the options are endless. High season runs from November to February, though Phuket remains popular all year round. Low season (May to October) brings big waves and an enthusiastic surfing crowd.
Whether you’re looking for family fun, a romantic get away or single’s paradise, Phuket has over 30 stunning beaches to choose from. Explore secret caves, spectacular islands and breathtaking beaches.
Dance until the morning light in world-class nightclubs. Surf spectacular waves. Practice yoga, go scuba diving or jet skiing. Explore the culturally rich Phuket Town or wander the wildlife sanctuaries and thick jungle. There are so many things to do in Phuket you just might forget to leave.