Phuket is one of Thailand’s most interesting destinations, with its ethnically diverse history and culture creating a unique fusion which separates it from other resorts in the country. Acting as the ideal stopping point for day trips to surrounding National Parks and water-based activities such as diving, Phuket is an ideal resort for families who wish to explore Thailand’s world-class beaches and natural habitats whilst enjoying its Portuguese architecture, internationally diverse cuisine and the special blend of local hospitality.
A range of exceptional value for money accommodation options are available in Phuket to suit budget travellers and those seeking a slice of luxury on their beach holiday to Thailand.
What you’ll love most about Phuket
- Visit the Big Buddha, a 45-meter tall statue located on a hilltop with panoramic views of the island
- Take a boat trip to the nearby islands, such as Phi Phi Islands, James Bond Island, and Similan Islands, and go snorkelling, diving or kayaking
- Relax on the many beaches of Phuket, such as Patong Beach, Kata Beach, and Surin Beach, and enjoy the sun, sand, and sea
- Take a hike in the Khao Phra Thaeo National Park and see the wildlife, waterfalls, and rainforest
- Go on a street food tour and try the local dishes, such as pad thai, mango sticky rice, and tom yum soup
- Take a Thai cooking class and learn to make traditional dishes with fresh ingredients