Phuket is Thailand's most valuable tourist asset seeing approximately 8 million tourists per year heading for its beaches, tropical climate and warm ocean. The island is more than 500 square kilometers and connected to the mainland with the Sarasin bridge making it possible to drive here, it has an international airport and sees frequent boat travel from Krabi, Phi Phi and Koh Lanta.
Looking at a Phuket map most if its best areas to stay are located on the west coast. At the northern tip beaches like Mai Khao and Nai Yang are secluded and and devoid of mainstream tourist crowds, the perfect location to book honeymoon accommodation. In the centre is Patong, the busiest, most touristy and exude a exhilarating atmosphere and vibrant nightlife. To the south Karon Beach and hotels in Kata are perfect for families and featuring luxurious private pool villas with breathtaking ocean views.
Following our map around Phuket's southern tip locations such as Rawai and Panwa also offer secluded accommodation on breathtaking beach, but provide all the facilities and recreation for an exiting vacation. The east coast include locations such as Chalong Bay and more to the north west is the incredibly beautiful Phang Nga Bay showcasing limestone formations jutting from the placid bay. Here islands like Koh Yao and Koh Racha offers a tranquil escape only 30 minutes by boat from Phuket where resorts like Six Senses and Santhiya Yao Yai offers heavenly private pool villas amid breathtaking idyllic beauty.