Phuket, once called Thalang or Jung Ceylong, is a Thai island and one of the country’s southern provinces. This beautiful island of Phuket gets most of its money from tourists and rubber but used to also earn income from tin. Being one of the most popular tourist destinations in the land of smiles, Phuket has a lot to offer and you won’t have a problem finding things to do in Phuket while visiting this beautiful island.
Phuket, Thailand is a land with sandy beaches and clear blue water. Phuket beaches include Thai Muang where golf enthusiasts can play, Laem Singh, which is hidden away in a small cove, and many others.
Phuket shopping enthusiasts will enjoy bargaining for wonderful items such as filigree leather pictures, ceramics, bronze items, and lacquer ware. Check out the OTOP market located on Rat-U-Thit Rd, Patong which is known for handmade crafts and souvenir items. You can even have a tailor made suit in just a couple of days for amazing prices while you check out the Phuket night market.
The Phuket nightlife includes lots of fun bars such as the famous beers bars that located are along Bangla Road. Patong is the center of the nightlife in Phuket, and if you’re visiting Phuket for the first time it’s always nice to start the night here.
There are lots of cheap flights from Phuket to Bangkok and vice versa. You can also go by train and bus from the coastal city to the capital of Thailand.
Phuket has a tropical climate, with its dry season from November to April and its rainy season from May to October. The temperatures range from 29 ℃ to 33 ℃ (84 °F -91 °F). Some people prefer to come during the rainy season because the prices are cheaper, as high season is between October and April and when the island is the busiest. Winter is great if you like scuba diving or swimming because the sea is a lot calmer. Regardless of when you visit the area there are always things to do in Phuket.