Phuket: Holidays

A Beautiful Bankgkok On Sea

Backpacking

Backpacking in Phuket

A backpacking holiday in Thailand wouldn’t be complete without a stay in Phuket, Thailand’s largest island. Along with the surrounding islands and the vibrant atmosphere in Phuket you are sure to have a great time here backpacking on a budget. Accommodation can be found here for as little as 300baht and there are cheap restaurants scattered all over the island. With a really interesting and raunchy nightlife along with beautiful scenic beaches and some amazing temples to see, a backpacking holiday in Phuket is a great adventure to enjoy.

Beach

Beach in Phuket

Phuket is one of Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations and the main reason for this is the idyllic, white sand beaches. A beach holiday in Phuket is a wonderful way to sit back, soak up the sun and enjoy the tranquil, serenity beach life on offer. There are number of busy beaches in Phuket such as Patong beach, Karon beach and Kata beach but there are also a wide variety of smaller less popular beaches. The quieter beaches in Phuket offer a relaxing, slow paced holiday whereas the bigger beaches offer a whole variety of water sports, beach entertainment and some fantastic characters. Keep in mind that it usually rains most during August and September, though floods in early October may find you in hip-deep water in certain parts of the country.

 

Corporate Weekend

Corporate Weekend in Phuket

Phuket corporate weekend holidays offer a wide range of quality tours, which can be customized to suit the group schedule and budget and also to make the experience of visiting Phuket a good one. Professional, experienced and creative staff are all available for corporate weekend holidays in Phuket. They will ensure every moment out of the conference room, is full of fun and/or relaxing activities. Phuket offers an interesting weekend that is certain to help groups and it offers an experience worth having.
 

Cruises

Cruises in Phuket

Cruises in Phuket and around the islands surrounding Phuket offer you an amazing chance to view these tropical destinations in luxury. Sunset cruises, day sailing or longer cruises on a beautiful Chinese style Junk are all on offer. Enjoy a sensational cruise in one of Thailand’s most beautiful places. Let the crew do the work while you relax, take in the sunshine whilst passing through some of the most stunning scenery in Thailand.

Culture and Arts

Culture and Arts in Phuket

Phuket is surrounded in culture dating back many years. With a huge amount of interesting sights, scenes and environments to enjoy you are sure to be amazed. The variety of things to do and see is huge and some of things on offer include the Phuket Dino Park, Phuket Aquarium, Phuket Butterfly Farm, Phuket Cultural Center, Phuket Sea Shell Museum, Phuket Submarine, Phuket Zoo, Kathu Cultural Conservation Center, Phuket Fantasea, Ban Thao Thepkasattri, Sirinat National Park, Mangrove Forest, Thalang National Museum, The Two Heroines Monument and much more. There are amazing temples such as Chalong Temple, Wat Phra Thong and Wat Phranang Sang. There is also, the Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary which is a great venue and there are plenty of waterfalls to enjoy.
 

Disabled Needs

Disabled Needs in Phuket

Thailand on the whole doesn’t cater for disabled tourists very well. Conditions are improving and the major hotel resorts in Phuket cater for disabled people. Streets and public services are very difficult to navigate but there are plenty of taxi’s to help you around. Many of the bigger tourists spots are starting to improve disabled facilities and things are defiantly progressing on a whole in Thailand. As a disabled tourist, locals are usually very welcoming and helpful.

Family Holiday

Family Holiday in Phuket

A family holiday in Phuket is a great way to enjoy your holiday as a family. There are plenty of activities for kids to enjoy such as banana boat riding, jet skiing, trips to the aquarium or the zoo. For the adults there is even more to enjoy. Great dining at inexpensive restaurants, luxury spas for all those mums looking for a bit of relaxation and some great golf courses for the dads to try out. With a huge array of things to do and see as a family, Phuket offers a perfect opportunity for the whole family to come and experience a wonderful, warm island.

Gay and Lesbian

Gay and Lesbian in Phuket

Phuket has a whole lot going on for gay and lesbian holiday makers. There is a laid back attitude in Thailand to people of all sexual orientations. In mid April there is the famous vegetarian/gay festival which is like Phuket’s very own mardi gras. There are huge range of bars and clubs for gay and lesbian tourists. There is an amazing ladyboy cabaret show which draws in customers of all types from all over the world. A gay & lesbian holiday in Phuket is a welcoming, non judgmental, fun and exciting holiday that should leave you wanting more.

Hen Destination

Hen Destination in Phuket

Phuket’s nightlife is more catered for the male tourist but there is still plenty to enjoy and explore for the female party goers. A hen holiday in Phuket could be a relaxing spa orientated hen holiday with peace, relaxation, and health at the top of priorities. On the other hand for the wild party people who enjoy a hectic hen holiday there is much to do. Patong Beach road is full of bars, karaoke clubs, nightclubs and much more. There is the famous Simon cabaret show; full of Thailand’s famous ladyboy’s which attract quite a few female visitors. The night bazaars open in the evening for late night shoppers and there many great restaurants to enjoy with friends.

 

Stag Destination

Stag Destination in Phuket

Phuket is famous for showing stag party goers an amazing time they will never forget. Phuket is ideal for a large weekend, tremendous value, very hospitable and well practiced in serving stag holiday tourists. The days will offer some beach entertainment and a number of terrific activities such as snorkeling, jet skiing, golfing, hour after hour massages and much more. As a stag entourage coming to Phuket nocturnal action is what you looking for and Phuket doesn’t disappoint. There is a wealth of bars, karaoke clubs, nightclubs and after hours entertainment that will keep you up and about into the early hours of the next day.

Honeymoon

Honeymoon in Phuket

A honeymoon holiday in Phuket is a great way to begin your life together. Set in a tropical island with crystal clear water, sandy beaches and tranquil surroundings, Phuket is a magical destination with so much to offer newlyweds. Enjoy the laid back lifestyle of the islanders and picturesque scenery in any one of many beautiful hotel resorts or spa resorts scattered around the island. If you are looking for some entertainment after a lazy day on the beach, Phuket has a vibrant nightlife with a whole range of romantic restaurants, night bazaars, small bars and nightclubs. Phuket is an amazing island with a huge range of activities and beautiful landscapes to enjoy with your partner.

 

Party Holiday - Singles Life

Party Holiday - Singles Life in Phuket

Probably one of the best locations in the world for a party holiday or a singles life holiday, Phuket has everything to offer. Sunshine and beautiful beaches in the day to cool off, recoup and enjoy some water activities such as jet skiing, banana boat riding, fishing etc. For the nightlife, you are in abundance of restaurants, bars, clubs, shows such as the famous ‘ping-pong’ show and a whole lot more. Patong beach road is the busiest part of the island for nightlife. The strip of neon lit go-go bars, pubs and clubs will be overwhelming at first but addictive as anything. Prostitution is rife in Patong so be careful who you are going home with and always be safe.

Couples Holiday

Couples Holiday in Phuket

Phuket is a tropical island full of fun activities, relaxing spas, fine dining, vibrant nightlife and quality beach life. As a couple what more could you ask for? Couples who come to Phuket can indulge in a number of things to do and see. There are amazing viewpoints for romantic sunsets, scuba diving and snorkeling for unforgettable experiences, some quiet beaches for secluded days soaking up the sun and a whole variety of restaurants with local Thai cuisine and international food. After dinner, take a relaxing stroll along the beach or head into the party areas of Phuket for a more adventurous night out.
 

Golf Activity Holiday

Golf Activity Holiday in Phuket

Phuket offers courses for golfers of every standard. Other destinations in Thailand are also home to good courses but only in Phuket is it possible to enjoy first-rate golf, plus sun-drenched beaches and coral-reef diving, all of this surrounded by fine cuisine and a vibrant nightlife. Golfers will find plenty of water and sand on the island's courses, mixing a little pain with their pleasure. Phuket is probably Thailand's best destination for wonderful warm-weather golf. Courses on the island are growing in numbers and most are well-maintained and constantly being upgraded. The Facilities are also excellent along with service.

Sailing Activity Holiday

Sailing Activity Holiday in Phuket

The Andaman Sea is an amazing destination and the center of this is Phuket. There are only a few places on earth that compare to the Andaman Sea when it comes to sailing. Phuket is the hub of the Andaman Sea and it is Thailand's reigning maritime jewel. The most beautiful islands and beaches in the region, crystal clear waters and stunning geography are located here. Phuket is at the heart of Thailand's thriving tourism industry. Beautiful beaches, a warm climate all year round and isolated islands are the main attractions that bring millions of tourists each year. These attractions are on offer for sailors whose boats are much better positioned to seek out and enjoy.

Scuba Diving Activity Holiday

Scuba Diving Activity Holiday in Phuket

A scuba diving holiday in Phuket offers an amazing adventure into the ocean. Dive sites in Phuket are considered to be among the top ten scuba destinations in the world. It boasts crystal clear water, spectacular reefs and rock formations, plus a colourful selection of marine life. You can enjoy Phuket’s underworld with fun day trips, live-aboard cruises, diving courses, snorkeling trips and much more. The water is clear making visibility very good and with the warm weather makes a scuba diving holiday in Phuket an excellent idea.

Hiking Activity Holiday

Hiking Activity Holiday in Phuket

In Phuket there are not many hiking trails for tourists. The main way of exploring the jungle on a trail is by elephant and what a way to explore. The island has a number of remote locations but sadly there are not many hiking trails that tourists can safely walk along. Phuket is a wonderful island full of activities but hiking is only on offer on a small scale.

Cycling Activity Holiday

Cycling Activity Holiday in Phuket

Phuket offers an enchanting, unforgettable holiday, combined with beautiful road cycling tours in tropical scenes. A cycling holiday in Phuket is perfect for individual practice for cyclists of any age. Amongst the beautiful beaches, the old town, various shopping areas and old villages there are a good number of cycling routes. There are many organized cycling tours but you may also explore the island by yourself. Bicycles are easily rented at one of many bike shops around the island or you could book from your hotel. Prices vary on the type of bike and the length of the rental, a typical day out riding a standard bike will cost between 300baht and 800baht.

Shopping Holiday

Shopping Holiday in Phuket

Although Bangkok has it all when it comes to shopping, Phuket still offers a great experience. It is a shopper's paradise with a huge variety of goods and shopping establishments, from markets and street stalls to department stores and specialist shops. The famous Patong Beach becomes a huge night bazaar every evening with stalls selling a variety of goods from tin can models of tuk-tuks to gold jewels. The air-conditioned Ocean Plaza department stores also offer a wide range of shops with goods at very low prices.

Well-being and Spa

Well-being and Spa in Phuket

Phuket has put itself on the map as one of the world's premier tourist destinations and the reputation as a spa haven has only added to its popularity. In the last 5 to 6 years there has been an opening of several world-class spa centre’s around the island. Phuket is a perfect island for spa holiday tourists to come, be pampered, enjoy the lifestyle and relax. A spa holiday in Phuket is an experience you will never forget and it will have you coming back for more.

Winter Sun

Winter Sun in Phuket

In Thailand the sun shines all year round. A winter sun holiday in Phuket is a great way to leave the cold, wet days behind in the winter months and soak up the glorious sun rays in Phuket. It is a beautiful sandy island full of life and activity in the day and even more at night. A whole range of things to do and see and a wonderful culture to enjoy, a winter sun holiday in Phuket is one to remember especially when everyone else is freezing cold back home.