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Island of Joy
Welcome to your online travel guide to Phuket island in the South West of Thailand. Here you will find information about the shopping areas, beaches, tips on what to do and an attraction guide.
You will also find a hotel booking guide from where you can book a resort, hostel or hotel room. Safe and very easy. Navigate this site with the tabs at the top. Thanks for visiting us!
Phuket offers a hot climate year round. Normally there is more rain in September - October (rain season). The weather in Phuket now:
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Phuket Travel Guide
Phuket is a true pearl in the Andaman Sea. A very popular island in the South-West of Thailand that has everything to make a top tourist destination: Great beaches, good shopping, intense nightlife, affordable hotels and top class resorts. If you enjoy food and dining, Phuket is definitely it! You will find both Thai traditional dishes to a very reasonable price and all kind of International cuisine on the island.
Short Facts about Phuket
Phuket (ภูเก็ต in Thai) is the largest island in Thailand and it measures 543 km². The island is also it's own province since 1993, also named Phuket. The largest city on the island is Phuket City which got it's city status in 2004. The prior name was Phuket Town. The main income sources are tourism and rubber trees. In Christmas 2004 Phuket was badly affected by a tsunami caused by a earthquake in the Indian Ocean.
Why such a Popular Island?
In the 70's small resorts were built here and rumors about this beautiful island started to spread slowly. The variety of restaurants, all pleasant beaches and friendly inhabitants has made it a perfect tourist destination.
Current Updates on Phuket.be, 2009
We will focus on you as a visitor and expand the content on Phuket.be in 2009, but also improve and update the existing material, such as text and photos. We hope that you will visit us again later this year. Thank you for dropping by!
|Hotels in Phuket
The island has a large variety of accommodation. From cheap hostels and simple bungalows to five star beach side resorts. Our cooperation with Reservation 24 (R24) has lasted for many years and is a guarantee for quality, good (and fast) service and really low prices.
Hotel PricesHotel room: from 10 €.
Three star: from 29 €.
Below we have listed 25 of our personal favorite hotels in Thailand. It is both budget bungalows and more luxurious resorts.
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