Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and the most popular tropical beach holiday destination in Asia. Apart from idyllic sandy beaches, crystal clear sea, offshore smaller islands and coral reefs, the green and hilly interior of the island offers excellent opportunities for sightseeing, sports and adventure activities. There is every style of hotel, plus restaurants, shopping, nightlife and entertainment facilities. For active travelers, this place is perfect, with many kinds of activity, ranging from tennis to golf, windsurfing to diving, sailing to exploring by sea kayak. Popular for sightseeing are the spectacular rock formations of Phang Nga Bay and Khao Sok National Park. The most beautiful beaches are on the west side. Most famous resorts are Patong and Karon. The quietest beaches are Kata Noi, Nai Harn and Pansea Bay.
How to get there: Fly to Phuket airport, with transfer by taxi or tour bus.