Both have long, white sand beaches. Both are tropical islands with gorgeous weather. Both have great food and wonderful restaurants and hotels. So which one do you choose – Phuket or Koh Samui?
When you only have vacation time in the summer months like July and August, and you want to come to Phuket, should you do it? July is in the rainy season, so is it good to come to Phuket in July? Phuket is an all-year vacation destination and it is true that there is a dry season which tends to be more popular. But you can get good weather at any time, and score excellent value accommodation outside of peak season. Here is our guide to what’s good about Phuket in every month of the year.
Phuket has a bountiful surplus of gorgeous hotels and resorts. When it comes to choosing accommodation for your Phuket vacation, you are certainly spoiled for choice. And the great thing about Phuket is the range of different types of accommodation in different budget ranges – luxury resorts, beachfront villas, sea view cabins, backpacker hostels, guesthouses, cabañas, and more. You can stay in a quiet, private area or close to all the action the island has to offer. And there are many different beaches to stay next to.
Phuket is the largest Thai island and is home to a wide range of beauties – beaches, towns, and resorts. Take a trip round Phuket with our guide to the regional highlights.
Phuket is associated with Patong Beach, Kata and Karon – but there is so much more to Phuket than these three towns. Take a look at the island wonders of Phuket with our travel guide.
Phuket is the gateway to some of the most astounding dive sites in Thailand and the rest of Asia. Find out the best places to dive in Phuket, when to dive, and some expert tips.
Discover the best of Phuket, the Pearl of the South and Thailand’s largest island, with this guide to the best shopping, sightseeing, and Phuket attractions.
Find out what to do on Phuket when you’re looking for some adventure – try zorbing, hiking, bungee jumping, canopy tours and more in this land of adrenaline (Phuket is not just beaches).
Find out what to do in Phuket. Top 8 attractions and sights on Phuket.
When to visit Phuket for great weather and interesting activities. Find out the best time to travel to Phuket.