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  • Wat Chalong - The most important of the 29 buddhist temples of Phuket
  • Promthep Cape extending out into the sea
  • A traditional Thai boat in Chalong Bay
  • The spectacular architecture of Wat Chalong temple - a great photo opportunity on your Thailand vacation.

Phuket is the largest island in Southern Thailand and is one of Asia’s most popular beach destinations on trips to Thailand. Surrounded by the Andaman Sea to its west and various bays to its east, Phuket features powdery white beaches, magnificent coves, lush mountains, and hospitable people.

Located approximately 536 miles (863 km) south of Bangkok, Phuket is approximately the size of Singapore, and the province’s borders include other smaller, nearby islands.

Previously named Thalang, Phuket is located on one of the major trading routes between China and India, attracting the competing Dutch, English and French for its tin and rubber resources.

More recently, tourism has prevailed, making Phuket the wealthiest province in Thailand. Even after the Boxing Day Tsunami of 2004, Phuket soon rebuilt, leaving no traces of any damage, and continues to further expand its urbanization by developing more hotels, apartments and houses, attracting both tourists and retirees on Thailand tours.

While Phuket’s west coast features the most popular beach resorts, including Kata, Karon, and Patong (known for its nightlife), its east coast is gateway to various islands. Visitors on Phuket tours can enjoy a cruise through Phang Nga Bay and observe the many limestone karsts and maybe enjoy a seafood lunch.

The capital town of Phuket, located southeast on the island, has the highest population in the province and is its economic hub. A great place for Thai shopping, Phuket Town features an architectural blend of Chinese, Thai, and Portuguese buildings and shops.

Offering plenty of water sports, golfing, world class resorts, mountainous beauty, and tropical climates on a Thailand vacation, it is easy to see why Phuket is known as the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’.

Thailand - "the land of smiles" offers something for everyone. Book one of our Thailand tours today and put a smile on your face.

 


 

Thailand Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to a Thailand vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Thailand, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Thailand's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Thailand for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Thailand tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Thailand vacation consider taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packages and India tours plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.

 

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  • Discover Hong Kong and Phuket incl. Airfare

    Combine a world-famous island getaway with a visit to a world-class metropolis on this Southeast Asian discovery tour. Relax on the beaches of Phuket in southern Thailand before heading to Hong Kong to eat, drink, and sightsee to your heart’s content.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,549
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Classic Thailand featuring Phuket

    Start with exciting Bangkok, continue to charming Chiang Mai and finish in the fabled resort of Phuket. This perfect combination allows you to truly immerse yourself in this country of contrasts.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,035
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries, Island Resorts, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Classic Thailand featuring Phuket incl. Airfare

    Start with exciting Bangkok, continue to charming Chiang Mai and finish in the fabled resort of Phuket. This perfect combination allows you to truly immerse yourself in this country of contrasts.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,099
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, Classic Itineraries, Locally Escorted Tours
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  • Amanpuri: Stay of Distinction

    There is a "place of peace" nestled amongst coconut palms which leads to a private crescent beach touching brilliant turquoise sea. This place is Amanpuri, on Thailand's jade green island of Phuket.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,639
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Island Resorts, Romance & Honeymoon, Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • City & Beach - Phuket

    Get the best of both worlds on a Thailand vacation. On this city and beach getaway, you’ll explore the cultural and culinary highlights of Bangkok before heading to Phuket to soak up the beach atmosphere and enjoy the warm waters of the Andaman.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 578
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • City and Beach – Phuket incl. Air

    Hit the streets and canals of Bangkok on this Thailand trip, bargaining up a storm in the markets and tasting local treats. Then fly to the relaxing beaches of Phuket, where you can unwind from the capital’s frenetic pace beneath the south-east Asian sun.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,699
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays
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  • Elephant Hills Jungle Lake Safari

    Spend 2 nights at the Elephant Hills Jungle Safari Camp staying in luxury safari tents. Come close to elephants at the camp and explore the surrounding jungle by boat and on foot. Marvel at the unparalleled exotic tropical beauty of the region.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 599
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Independent Travel Modules, Safaris
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  • Elephant Hills Jungle Safari

    A unique experience in a luxury jungle camp in Khao Sok National Park, a tropical rainforest in Central Thailand, See amazing bird and animal life and enjoy camping in beautiful surroundings.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 546
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Phi Phi Island

    A maritime park known for its sandy beaches and a short journey from Phuket, Phi Phi is a true tropical island paradise. Swim, snorkel or simply relax; time simply stands still here.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 332
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Island Resorts, Lodges & Beach Stays, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Phuket Beach Escapes

    The perfect place to enjoy warm sunshine while combining the opportunity to experience a different culture, Phuket is home to palm-fringed beaches, coral reefs and beautiful clear waters.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 693
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Island Resorts, Lodges & Beach Stays, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Phuket Stopover

    Dubbed the Pearl of the South, this resort offers a wide range of accommodation catering to all tastes. With white sandy beaches and a turquoise sea, Phuket cannot fail to charm.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 234
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays
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  • Thailand Eco Resorts

    Escape to the relaxing islands of Southern Thailand. Work on your tan and swim in the warm waves of Phuket and Koh Yao Yai away from the bustling crowds of Bangkok.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 725
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Independent Travel Modules, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • West Thai Island Hopper

    Three beautiful islands, Phuket, Krabi and Phi Phi Island, all offering something different without sparing the ingredients to make the perfect beach vacation.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 601
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Island Resorts, Lodges & Beach Stays, Romance & Honeymoon
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