Phuket Province is located in Southern Thailand. It is the biggest island of Thailand and sits on the Andaman Sea. The nearest province to the north is Phang-nga and the nearest provinces to the east are Phang-nga and Krabi.
Phuket has a large Chinese influence, so you will see many Chinese shrines and Chinese restaurants around the city. A Chinese Vegetarian Festival is held there every year. While the Chinese community is quite big, there are many other ethnicities bringing all their traditions and festivals from all over the world to Phuket.
Being a big island, Phuket is surrounded by many magnificent beaches such as Rawai, Patong, Karon, Kamala, Kata Yai, Kata Noi, and Mai Khao. Laem Phromthep Viewpoint is said to feature the most beautiful sunsets in Thailand.
It isn’t all just beaches though, there is also fantastic classical architecture such as the Goom Restaurant. That and the very welcome atmosphere and the famous Phuket nightlife, you can see why the island is a hotspot for tourists in Thailand.
Visiting Phuket is easy as there are many travel options.
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Where to stay
The first thing that springs to mind when traveling is where is a good place to stay? Speaking of accommodations in Thailand, there are numerous different levels of luxury for tourists. Most of the time it is best to book in advance.
When deciding on your accommodations, besides room condition and price, location is also very important. Be sure to keep the location factor in mind as some hotels may be far from the city or the attractions/activities you have planned to visit.
Other things to keep in mind: During low season the accommodation prices tend to be lower than in high season or the weekends, so look for promotions. Some places serve breakfast, others don’t. Some have Wi-Fi, others don’t – a real deal breaker in the modern world!
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Things to do
There are a lot of activities in Phuket for you to join in with, many attractions to see, sports to watch or even participate in, and plenty of amazing nature and wildlife to experience.
If you like a challenge and aren’t afraid of heights, you can’t miss out on a paramotor trip. Or if you prefer a calmer and more comfortable thrilling experience, try a hot air balloon tour and soak in the magnificent view. Exciting adventures like ziplining, mountain climbing, and bungee jumping are offered here in Phuket as well!
There are also a variety of water activities such as river and white water rafting, scuba diving, and snorkeling to see some of the world’s top-ranked amazing underwater vistas. You can go sailing, and while on the boat, how about trying to fish for some delicious squid? Or perhaps you can just have fun at one of many water parks around Thailand.
Back on shore, you can sunbathe on Thailand’s beaches while reading or listening to local music, or spend time with Thailand’s elephants, riding them, bathing them, and watching them play. There are many zoos and aquariums all over Thailand for animal lovers, while plant lovers can choose to visit rice farms and participate in agriculture activities in every province. If you are adventurous, there are so many things to do in Thailand.
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Where to eat
Not only a variety of Thailand food but also diverse categories of restaurant that Thailand has to offer. They are different in style, layouts, and locations. To make it simple, let’s look at the list below to learn more about your scrumptious choices.
International restaurants such as Italian restaurants, Chinese restaurants, Japanese restaurants Vietnamese Restaurant, Fast food restaurants, delivery restaurants are often franchise store from overseas such as those selling fried chicken, hamburger, pizza, etc.
Ready-to-eat Thai food restaurants prepare many courses for eating with rice depending on customers’ selections. Popular dishes are curries, stir-fried, clear soup, fried, and spicy salad.
Made-to-order restaurants is a unique Thai food culture that cooks a dish upon customer’s pick from a menu. The dishes are normally easy and take fleeting time to cook such as, fried, stir-fried, salad or single dish meal like fried rice or stir-fried noodle.
Single dish meal restaurants offer a specific dish in the menu such as chicken and rice, stewed pork leg with rice, barbeque pork with rice, Thai vermicelli, and noodles.
Street food in Thailand is normally seen in on the roadside. Customers can eat on spot or take home.
Buffet restaurants where you can have all you can eat at a specific prize. Japanese or grill restaurants normally offer this choice of meal.
There are many more choices you can indulge your taste buds with their uniqueness. However, one thing you can be sure is that you can find the meal you wish for no matter it is the familiar or adventurous one. Check them out now!
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