Por Expedia Team, el December 29, 2014

De viaje en Phuket, Tailandia

Phuket is undoubtedly one of the most incredible places in Thailand for the countless fun options it offers. It houses some of the most incredible natural wonders of the country and Southeast Asia such as its unforgettable natural parks, beaches and forests that await your visit. Don’t forget to try the best of local gastronomy and its lively nightlife that will make you have a good time regardless of your age, tastes or budget.

Patong Beach one of the sexiest beaches in the world

This is one of the most popular destinations in Phuket. It is located in the center of the western coast of the island and offers a very intense nightlife. At Patong Beach you can go parasailing, enjoy boating, ride jet skis, or just take a swim on the beach and sunbathe in the sun.
The best season to visit Patong Beach is between November and April, months when the sea is calmer and perfect for diving, snorkeling, and swimming. After an intense day sunbathing on the fine white sands of Phuket you can relax your body in the hotels on the island and then at night enjoy the lively nightlife of the place, which is the reason why many tourists repeat the visit to Patong Beach.

Discover the islands and practice extreme sports

The Phi Phi islands located on the coast of the Andaman Sea. There you can choose one of the interesting excursions and boat trips from island to island. You can also discover the Marine Park where you will have hundreds of exotic beaches, limestone monoliths and palm forests to see and enjoy. It is an interesting place that also served as the setting for the filming of the mythical movie “The Beach” starring Leonardo Di Caprio and Virginie Ledoyen.
Another local attraction is the Similan Islands, a gem of Thailand. This is an archipelago that includes some of the best diving spots in Phuket where the great marine diversity and the beauty of its pristine waters stand out. If you are one of those who love the sea, you will fully enjoy the adventure of discovering the corals and the impressive marine fauna of the islands.
Similan offers diving spots for the experienced and for the amateurs. So it does not matter your level of experience in this activity since you will receive all the professional support and also the nature of the islands will help you enjoy an unforgettable diving adventure.

Other must-sees in Phuket

In Phuket you can also visit the old settlement with interesting attractions that tell us a lot about the history and traditions of this Asian corner. Phuket is rich in temples and shrines, as well as in ancient houses that show all the wealth of oriental architecture.
The island is well known for its market. Here you can explore the shops full of exotic items and countless stalls with charms and images of the Buddha.

Phuket nightlife

Phuket’s nightlife continues to change and gets better every day as there are more and more places to recreate at night. It is livelier than that of other places and is complemented by the presentation of local groups that perform western and local music with excellent quality. If you are looking for the best environment to spend an excellent romantic vacation, you only have to travel to Phuket.

How to get?

Most visitors arrive at Bangkok International Airport first, and from there travel to Phuket. Within the area you can choose between hotels of all categories, budgets and benefits. The same if you travel with your family or with friends or your partner, from here you will take very special memories.