Thailand's largest island, Phuket is a perfect travel destination. Being Asia's most popular beach destination, there's a lot of rich experience and scenery in store for you here at Phuket. If you want to experience awesome and stunning scenery, warm blue seas or beautiful sunsets and sunrises, Phuket is the place to go. Travel to Phuket Island will take you to a perfect combination of white sand beaches that are lined with refreshing palm trees, great hospitality from locals and comfortable but affordable accommodations. There are plenty of accommodation options here, whether its condo rentals, apartment rentals, vacation home rentals or villa rentals.
Not only is Phuket the largest island in Thailand but it has also become the country's wealthiest provincial destination due to the popularity of their tourism industry. The most popular activities to enjoy in Thailand include outdoor activities such as swimming, snorkeling, yachting, diving, parasailing and jet-skiing among other water activities. Other things to do like kite surfing, wakeboarding and windsurfing are also highly popular in the area. To suit your activity-oriented vacation, Owner Direct has made these available for you: beach rentals, golf vacation rentals and pet friendly rentals.
Phuket is actually the diving center of the country. The Racha Yai is the most popular dive site in Phuket. Here, you can find stunning coral reefs and sloping rocky reefs. This is also where you can find the Ter Bay, an exciting view of a wreck just 25-35 meters below the sea can be found by divers. Racha Noi is an island found to the south of Racha Yai and it’s another perfect diving site. It offers a more exciting and challenging dive as the waters are deeper and the currents are stronger here, so it’s perfect for expert divers who are looking for more challenges. Additionally, Phuket is also the sailing and yachting center not only of Thailand but also of adjacent and nearby countries.
Tourism is not the only thing which is popular in Phuket. Getting married on this island actually continues to be highly popular nowadays. This is because of the romantic beach sceneries and the luxurious view from villas and resorts found here. It is no wonder that couples would choose to have their marriage ceremony and honeymoon here at Phuket.
The island is beautiful beyond words. You can enjoy a world class dive at the Andaman Sea, or play golf on the world-class golf championship courses or perhaps go on an eco-adventure trip to the tropical forests in the area. You can also enjoy nearby islands and ride on a speedboat. If you want to just get some relaxation and serenity, go on a relaxing cruise around the popular Phang Nga Bay. If nightlife is what you are seeking, Patong Beach among other resorts offers this great night life adventure.
Visiting the nearby Phi Phi Island is also a must. For many travelers, visiting Phi Phi Island is the main reason if not the only reason for going to Phuket. This island is known to be Thailand’s superstar island and is the talk of many travelers from all around the world. The islands when reached through a boat rise straight from the sea like a fortress. With cliffs towering overhead, a beautiful beach-fronted jungle is unveiled. You surely fall in love with this place.
If you want some quiet, serenity and peace, this is the place to go. Few places on the planet are as quiet and laid-back as the Phi Phi Island. The Phi Phi Islands tour on a speedboat is a favorite trip from Phuket which takes about 45 minutes and is one unforgettable tour for many tourists.
You should also not miss the Phuket FantaSea Show if you want to have a memorable evening. It is known to be Phuket’s largest show with 100 actors, performing animals like elephants and many others where a story of tradition and fantasy is perfectly blended to produce one beautiful show. FantaSea also hosts the largest buffets in all of Asia and is set on a beautiful theme park which offers games like those found in carnivals, a palace of elephants, plenty of shopping opportunities and many dining options. It’s definitely a great entertainment value for people of all ages.
Certainly there are many other sites to see, things to do and places to visit on the beautiful island of Phuket.
Nearby accommodation regions include the Bang Tao, Loch Palm, Mai Khao Beach, Nai Thon Beach and Pa Tong.