Friday, May 2, 2008

Phuket Hotels - A Good Value For Money

Phuket is one of the places that enjoys great popularity as a travel destination in Thailand. The popularity of this city lies in its stunningly beautiful beaches, the lovely Phuket town and its picturesque natural beauty amongst other things. This is the largest island of Thailand lying at the Andaman Sea coastline in southern Thailand. Phuket Town is the administrative center of Phuket Province and the main center of population in the province. Phuket is popularly known as the Pearl of Andaman and offers something for every traveler. It is placed 867 km away from Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, and is a perfect vacation destination for leisure as well as corporate guests. This island is a great combination of white sandy beaches, superb hospitality and reasonable accommodation option. There are wide range of hotels in Phuket of different categories and price range that suite the pockets of all travelers coming here.

Climate in Phuket is hot and humid throughout the year. Being a premier tourist attraction, language is not a problem here. English is widely spoken in this province and especially in the popular places of attraction like beaches and Phuket town.

Some of the beaches that serve as major attractions here include Bang Tao, Surin Beach, Laem Singh Beach, Kamala Beach, Patong Beach, Karon Beach, Kata Yai Beach, Kata Noi Beach, Ao Chalong, and Rawai Beach amongst others. Ko Yao and Kho Hae or Coral Island are two beautiful islands in Phuket that must be visited during your sojourn here.

Tourists can arrive in Phuket via the Phuket International Airport located towards the north of the island. There are regular flights to Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur and direct charters to Europe and Australia during peak seasons. The nearest railway station of Phuket is located in Surat Thani at distance of about 5 hours from the city. Besides, there are regular buses available to mainland destinations like Bangkok, Chumphon, Surat Thani, Satun, Krabi and so on. Ferry services also connect this city with other destinations like Ko Phi Phi and Krabi.

The main places of interest for international tourists in Phuket are generally the beaches and the bars. But, Phuket does have few good places to see like the Phuket Town, Wat Chalong Buddhist temple and Phuket Fantasea show at Kamala Beach. Other activities to do here include enjoying elephant ride, visiting animal sanctuaries, playing golf, experiencing spa and different water sports.

Phuket offers ample accommodation options. There are various hotels, lodges and guest houses where you can fit in as per your budget and comfort. In fact, Phuket is popular for offering cheapest accommodation options. But this city also possesses some good luxury hotels and resorts as well. To book hotels in Phuket, you can take the help of the online Internet reservation facility. You can either directly visit the official website of a hotel for booking a room or can use the help of any other authentic website that offer complete information.

By Alexs Albert

1 comment:

Russell said...

Just imagine a tropical vacation with a Phuket hotels discount…wow! Too good!