Phuket Travel Secrets Vacation Ideas & Travel Tips 

By Paula Parker

Everything you need to know about travelling around Phuket

Would you like to know the best Phuket travel secrets, tips and Thailand vacation ideas?

Well if so, congratulations you have found a website that is loaded with travel tips and information, not created by travel agents or large travel companies, but by people who love taking holidays to this "Thailand Paradise".

Join us as we share with you our first hand experiences and most importantly give you travel tips and vacation ideas that will help you plan your own holiday to Phuket and beyond.


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About Phuket

The Island has long been known as an exotic holiday destination for visitors from all around the world.

And is well recognized as one of the most beautiful and affordable holiday destinations in Thailand.

A holiday location where you can immerse yourself in fun filled family vacations with your kids, enjoy romantic vacations with your loved one or a great place to just spend time relaxing with friends.

Phuket is Thailand’s largest island, surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, stunning beaches and beautiful offshore islands.

It's no wonder it is also known as the "Jewel of the Andaman"

Attractions in Phuket include Big Buddha.

Attractions & things to do in Phuket

Phuket has a multitude of interesting attractions to see and lots of exciting and adventurous things to do including a host of fun activities for kids.

When we visit the island we like to get out and explore, immersing ourselves in fun and adventurous day trips to the picturesque nearby islands.

Explore the stunning Phang Nga Bay, famed for its spectacular natural beauty and sheer limestone karsts, or the beautiful Phi Phi Islands renowned for its tranquillity and spectacular beaches.

Throughout the year there are many special events and festivals, including religious festivals, cultural and sporting events.

One festival that shouldn't be missed, is the Vegetarian Festival the most popular annual celebration in Thailand.

Romantic Getaways

Phuket has long been one of the top honeymoon destinations in Thailand with beach and villa weddings becoming increasingly popular with an abundance of beautiful beaches and venues to choose from.

Where to Stay in Phuket

There is an abundance of affordable hotels and resorts scattered throughout the island that are well priced to suit all budgets.

You will find a large selection of budget hotels and bungalows to upmarket luxury hotels, 5 star Resorts and beach resorts.

As well as some of the best family friendly resorts and hotels, that provide fun activities for the kids.

You will also find an excellent range of private villas and vacation rentals that are perfect for romantic getaways or if your traveling with a large group of family or friends.

Shopper's & Food Lovers Paradise 

If you love shopping, there is plenty of great places to go, with bargains galore, from air conditioned department stores to a range of street stalls, markets and local shops.

Phuket is a food lovers heaven, which is well known for its fresh succulent seafood, excellent Thai food and a fantastic choice of international and western cuisine.


Phuket's nightlife is mainly centred around Bangla Road in Patong, it's colorful and exciting, loud and raunchy but believe me it can be loads of fun.

While most visitors to this Thailand Paradise come to relax and enjoy the sun, sand and the warm tropical waters.

Many other visitors are combining all this and so much more...

While some visitors prefer to combine their vacation with a golf tour, and play a round of golf on one of the many world class golf courses that are dotted around the island.

Other visitors prefer to go scuba diving where you can explore a variety of marine life and spectacular coral reefs in one of the best dive sites in the world.

Medical & Dental Tourism

In recent years medical tourism and dental tourism in Phuket has rapidly increased.

With many visitors now combining their vacations with routine health check-ups, dental work, Lasik eye surgery and a range of low cost plastic surgery procedures.

As you will see there is lots to do on the Island other than just the spectacular beaches.

The people are warm and friendly and they go out of their way to make your holiday more than memorable.

We hope you enjoy reading the pages throughout our site and we look forward to assisting you with as many travel secrets, tips and a range of practical information you may need to know for a worry free vacation.

Including things like what to pack, visa requirements, the weather, beach safety and currency exchange.

All of which will help you prepare for your own holiday to and around Phuket, the offshore islands and Thailand's other popular party and honeymoon destinations of Koh Phi Phi and Krabi Province.

We fell in love with this amazing Island and its people.

And we know you will to...

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