The Andaman Coast
The Andaman Coast
A World of Stunning Natural Beauty
Justly famous as one of the world’s premier tropical beach resorts, Phuket blend extraordinary natural beauty with superb tourism facilities to ensure the perfect vacation in the sun just an hour’ s flight from Bangkok.
The Andaman World of Stunning Natural Beauty
Against a backdrop of green hills, the west coast of what is Thailand’s largest island, covering 810 sq. km.Â is blessed with a wholeÂ string of magnificent beaches and coves bathed by the clear blue waters of the Andaman Sea. Matching nature’ s bounty is a wide selection of hotels and resorts in all categories from super deluxe to budget bungalows, while for leisure, pleasure and sheer indulgence there are water sports yachting, scuba diving. world-class golf, spa treatments, exquisite dining and more.
Yet Phuket is not just an island in the Sun as a province in its own right it has awealth of scenic and cultural attractions. Buddhist temples, Chinese pagodas and Muslim mosques as well as the fabulous annual Vegetarian Festival, attest to u multi-cultural history magnificent mansions built in the Sino-Portuguese style tell the story of riches made from tin mining in the 19thÂ and early 20th Â centuries, and rubber and coconut plantations contrast with areas of surviving virgin forest in a refreshingly green landscape.
In all, Phuket is an island of unparalleled beauty and unique cultural traditions. a place to explore as well where to relax totally and relish the vacation of a lifetime.
Thai Airways International operates several flights. daily from Bangkok to Phuket, with a flying time of one hour. Private carrier Bangkok airways has flights from Koh Samui, while Phuket can also be reached by air from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and other regional centres, Air conditioned buses depart daily, from Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal and take about 14 hours 10 complete the journey to Phuket, There is no rail link to the island.