Flights to Phuket (HKT)

Consider flights to Phuket when you travel to Thailand—the island has vibrant nightlife and unbelievable scenery.
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Phuket, Thailand

What to do in Phuket

Travel by elephant

Elephant trekking through the jungle is the experience of a lifetime. The elephant is revered in Thailand and tours often include elephant football matches and bathing with the elephants in pools. Gembira Tour Phuket offers different options, depending on how much time and baht you have to spend.

62/3 Moo 6 Sakdidet Road
T. Vichit A. Meung
83000
+66 89 590 7785
phuketthailandtrip.com

See performances at Phuket FantaSea

Things don’t get more surreal than Phuket Fantasea, a show based in a small theme park that uses a loose storyline to showcase performances ranging from acrobats to elephants. There are side shows and games as well as a surprisingly good buffet, especially if you get there before the crowds.

99 Moo 3
Kamala Beach
Kathu
83150
+66 76 385 000
phuket-fantasea.com

Explore Phang Nga Bay

If it’s good enough for James Bond, it must be worth a visit! Phang Nga Bay, which featured in the movie The Man with the Golden Gun, is an impressive sight, with sheer limestone formations and emerald waters. Jump on a day-cruise boat, hunt out the secluded beaches, and get a unique perspective on the famous rocky outcrops. Contact Phuket Tours for information.

Phuket Tours
Moo 8
Wichit
Mueang Phuket District
83000
+66 81 936 4348
phukettoursdirect.com

Conquer the deep with Phuket Scuba Club

One of the best things about Thailand is how easy it is to access incredible scuba diving, no matter what your ability. There are lots of dive companies to choose from; try the excellent Phuket Scuba Club, which provides all the equipment you need and offers beach dives, day trips, and even live-aboard boat breaks.

225 Koktanod Road
Karon
Mueang Phuket District
83100
+66 76 284 026
phuket-scuba-club.com

Watch Thai kickboxing at Patong Boxing Stadium

You'll find that when it comes to the national sport of Muay Thai, the noise and goings-on in the stadium outside the ring are just as entertaining as what is happening inside it. Held on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, fights begin at 9pm and continue late into the night.

2/59 Sai Nam Yen Road
Patong Beach
Amphur Kathu
83150
+76 345 578
boxingstadiumpatong.com

Monkey around at the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

Established in 1992, this important conservation project has ensured the safety and future of countless native gibbons. The stories you'll hear are emotional and the selfless work of the staff moving. You won't have a better chance to see Thai gibbons up close, and the support from visitors ensures the future of the project and the species.

104/3 Moo 3 Paklock
Talang
83110
+66 76 260 491
gibbonproject.org

Where to eat in Phuket

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Halfway Inn (Thai)

Kick back and relax in this chilled-out spot that's popular with tourists and locals, who turn up to play pool and watch sports at all hours. The menu offers classic Thai dishes at very reasonable prices, and there's even a free barbecue three times a week.

210/16 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road
Patong
Kathu
83150
+66 85 253 3278
facebook.com/pages/Halfway-Inn-Bar-Patong

Blue Elephant Governor's Mansion Phuket Restaurant & Cooking School (International)

With its location in a mansion, this is one of the grandest places you could go for dinner in Phuket. The service is attentive and the food is superb, especially the seafood; try the spicy crab soufflé. You can even sign up for one of the cooking classes held at the venue to learn to make your favorite dishes at home.

96 Krabi Road
Tambon Talad Neua
83000
+66 76 354 355
blueelephant.com/phuket

Trisara (Seafood)

Get here early in the evening so you can take advantage of one of the most impressive sunset spots on the island. Overlooking the restaurant's private beach, the brunch is one of the best in Phuket, offering the tastiest seafood.

60/1 Moo 6
Srisoonthorn Road
Cherngtalay
Thalang
+66 76 310 100
trisara.com/dining/trisara-seafood

The Book Cafe Rawai (Cafe)

Perfect for bookworms, this relaxed cafe has stacks of second-hand tomes. But what keeps people coming back over and over again is the brilliant food, especially at breakfast. The kale with scrambled eggs, washed down with an iced cinnamon latte, is the perfect way to start the day.

Suan Wat Alley
Rawai
Mueang Phuket District
83100
+66 85 7942 371
bookcafephuket.com

Da Maurizio (Italian)

A hidden gem among Phuket's more casual cafes, this fine dining restaurant has some of the best views in town. While you dig in to the excellent modern Italian cuisine, you can hear the waves splashing against the shore just a few feet away. Be sure to time your visit for sunset.

223/2 Prabaramee Road
Patong
Kathu
83150
+66 76 344 079
baanrimpa.com/italian-restaurant

Siam Supper Club (International)

Live jazz and incredible steaks are just two reasons to put the Siam Supper Club at the top of your dining choices while in Phuket. The atmosphere is relaxed, the staff is friendly, and the lounge is always lively, making this a great destination for a special night out. Leave room for their famous desserts.

36-40 Lagoon Road
Cherngtalay
Mai Khao
Thalang
83110
+66 76 270 936
siamsupperclub.com

Places to stay in Phuket

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Amanpuri Hotel

Fine cuisine, beautiful rooms, and great service are the norm here, and there are lots of facilities to ensure you make the most of what Phuket has to offer. And while it's definitely a relaxing place to unwind, there are tennis courts, a gym, and a pool if you want to work up a sweat.

Amanpuri Pansea Beach
118 Moo 3 Srissunthorn
83000
+66 76 324 333
amanresorts.com/amanpuri

Amari Phuket

Proving a Patong-based hotel can be a sanctuary of rest and relaxation while still offering the convenience of being near all the action, this property offers plenty of activities to keep all ages occupied. Upgrade to an ocean-view room and allow the staff to make you feel perfectly at home.

2 Meun Ngern Road
Patong Beach
Patong
Kathu
83150
+66 76 3401 0614
amari.com/phuket

Lub Sbuy Guest House

When traveling on a budget, it’s good to know you can still get a clean and friendly property that provides all the essentials. With its location near the port, Lub Sbuy is also a great choice if you're planning to travel on to the islands of Ko Phi Phi. Free Wi-Fi in the lobby is an added bonus.

183/79-80 Phangnga Road
T.Taladyai
83000
+66 76 232 210
lubsbuy.com/Lub-Sbuy-Guest-House

The Shore at Katathani

This stunning luxury hotel feels a world away from the hustle and bustle of nearby Patong. Each spacious villa has its own private pool, and the secluded beach is rarely, if ever, crowded. Be sure to ask for a room with an ocean view when you book.

14 Kata Noi Road
Muang
83100
+66 76 330 124
theshore.katathani.com

The Pavilions Phuket

If it's a romantic getaway you're looking for, this adults-only resort is a perfect choice. It's set on one of Phuket's highest points, so each of the 41 villas has beautiful views of the island. Add in the gorgeous rooms, top-notch facilities, and attentive service, and it's easy to see why guests return again and again.

31/1 Moo 6
Cherngtalay
Thalang
83110
+66 76 317 600
thepavilionsresorts.com/phuket-home

Maithai Hostel

For a budget stay in Phuket, head for the Maithai Hostel. The rooms are clean and cozy, and the location is excellent—a 10-minute walk to the beach and just 5 minutes to the shops. When you add in the free Wi-Fi, cable TV, and mini fridges, it becomes an absolute bargain.

88/5 Patak Road
Kata
Mueang
83100
+66 83 592 4678
maithaihostel.com

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