OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Sightseeing in Phuket - what to see. Complete travel guide

Thailand - Phuket This is a true tropical paradise, an excellent resort for beach lovers, boating, diving, and water sports. Due to its natural beauty and mild climate the island is often called "the pearl of the Andaman coast". The city's name can be translated as "mountain", and, indeed, the island resembles a majestic mountain rising among the endless seas from distance.
Phuket is the biggest island of Thailand known for a number of natural and historical sites. The Thepkasattri district locates a village of sea gipsy being one of the most visited places on … Open
The beach season in the resort begins in October and lasts until late April. Then starts the season of tropical rains, but even during it the beaches of Phuket are not empty. This weather is ideal for windsurfing because rains are not constant and are followed by sunny weather.
Patong Beach is known as the noisiest and most crowed area of the island. This place will be loved by visitors who enjoy being in the center of all events. On daytime tourists are offered to visit entertainment centers, bars and restaurants. At night tourists are welcome in numerous night clubs, dance halls and discotheques. Karon is by far more quiet and secluded, but this place also has wide choice of facilities including shops, cinemas and shopping malls that are always open for visitors. Most fashionable hotels and restaurants can be found in Bang Tao district. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. National currency is an optimum way to pay for purchases and services. Currency exchange service is rendered by banks and exchange centers. One should keep in mind that the exchange rate … Open
Besides excellent beaches and modern sports facilities the island offers visiting numerous notable places. Don’t forget to walk along the ancient streets of Phuket and look at the buildings which have survived from past centuries. Visitors can enjoy natural beauty of this place by making a tour to Khao Sok National Park. Your visit to the ancient Wat Chalong temple will become one of the most exciting and unforgettable events. Finally, those people, who want to make a walk in the pristine jungles, should make a trip to Phan Nga Island.
Phuket - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Phuket
♥   National Park 'Khao Phra Thaeo' , 19 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Marine National Park 'Khao Lam Pi - Had Thai Muang' , 65.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Khao Phanom Bencha' , 69.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Marine National Park 'Khao Lak-Lam Ru' , 84.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Klong Phanom' , 99.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Phuket from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Phra Nang Beach

From the series “Top 15 most romantic beaches on Earth”
Many of Thailand's most romantic beaches are famous for its Thaiwand Wall rock. It has a height of about 150 meters and is washed by sea from all sides. The steep rock attracts fans of mountaineering from all over the world. The length of the beach of Phra-Nang is about 500 meters, so it will not be difficult to find a place for a relaxing holiday on its territory. The easiest way to get to a secluded stretch of coast from the nearby West Raleigh beach is by hiring a boat. … Read further
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Rentals in Phuket

Search touristic sites on the map of Phuket

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Sightseeing in regions nearby Phuket

All about Phuket, Thailand - sightseeings, attractions, touristic spots, architecture, history, culture and cuisine. Prepare your trip together with OrangeSmile.com - find out the 'must see' things in Phuket, which places to visit, which excursions to take, where the breathtaking views are waiting for you. Planning your trip with this travel guide will help your to get the most out of Phuket in few days.
OrangeSmile.com - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
ESP 401, Eindhoven
5633 AJ, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44


Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | OrangeSmile.com | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018