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Phuket

Phuket's spectacular scenery, stunning tropical sunsets and warm blue sea awaits at Asia's most popular beach destination. The island of fun provides an unbeatable combination of perfect silky soft beaches, superb hospitality and great value accommodation!

Whether it's world class diving in the Andaman Sea, golf at championship courses or exciting eco-adventures in tropical forest, Phuket is a place to extend your horizons. Take an exhilarating speedboat trip to surrounding islands, or a serene cruise around mystical Phang Nga Bay. Or simply enjoy Phuket's vibrant nightlife in Patong Beach.

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Families will find Phuket offers lots of attractions for kids of all ages; from toddlers and teenagers to the young at heart. Go elephant trekking, grab a mask and snorkel and discover the undersea world or have a picnic on the beach. If you're just after a little papering or indulgence spend a few hours at one of Phuket's wonderful Spas. Unforgettable!

Tsunami!! Phuket, while being hit by the disaster, it has recovered quickly. Phuket is Thailand's richest provence, and the modern inferstructure supported by tourisim enabled it to return to it's previous glory, but with an added bonus. The Tsunami has had a clensing effect, with the corals, beaches, and beachfronts returning to how they were ten years ago. Fresh and uncluttered. Now is a great time to go, as there are many great hotel deals and it's not so busy.

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Located approximately 862 kilometers south of Bangkok is Phuket, Thailand's largest island, which is often dubbed as the pearl of the Andaman, or the pearl of the south. Its natural resources- rocky peninsular, limestone cliffs, white powdery beaches, tranquil broad bays and tropical in-land forests contribute to making it the South's wealthiest, busiest, most visited and most popular island and province.

Nestled in the tropical zone off the west coast of the southern part of Thailand in the Andaman Sea and the Indian Ocean, the province covers an area of approximately 543 square kilometers (excluding small islets). It is estimated that Phuket Province covers an area of approximately 590 square kilometers if its 39 other small islands are included. The islands total length, from north to south, is estimated at 48.7 kilometers and approximately 21.3 kilometers wide.

Phuket borders on Phang-nga Province to the north. The other 3 sides are encircled by the Andaman Sea which is where many of the best diving sites are located. The island is connected to Phang-nga Province by Sarasin Bridge and Thep Krasattri Bridge.

Phuket has a lot more to offer its visitors other than its natural heritage of sea, sand, sky, beach, forest, and world renowned diving sites. Sino-Portuguese architecture casts its spell delighting travelers to the city, while Phuket-style hospitality has never failed to impress visitors from all walks of life.

In addition, accommodation ranging from world-class resorts to tropical-style bungalows have warmly catered to the different needs of travelers. For seafood lovers, there is a lot more to sample than just Phuket's famous lobster. Altogether, these characteristics have made Phuket a truly unique destination.

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