Best Time To Visit Phuket

The peak travel months to Phuket are during the months of January, March, April.

Phuket, a rainforested has some of Thailand’s most popular beaches. The island is home to many high-end seaside resorts, spas and restaurants. Phuket City, the capital, has old shophouses and busy markets. Patong, the main resort town, has many nightclubs, bars and discos.

Patong Beach is large and full of activity with vendors offering rental lounge chairs and a variety of water sports. Karon and Rawai beaches near the island’s southern tip are more tranquil and less developed. Phuket is also known for its scuba diving among coral reefs. The neighboring islets of Phang Nga Bay have towering limestone cliffs and caves. Other attractions include the Wat Chalong Buddhist temple complex and the Phuket Big Buddha statue.

Food of Thailand

Rice congee

Jok mu sap

Of Chinese origin, it is a rice congee with minced chicken or pork. Mixing an egg in with the congee…


Omelette on rice

Khao khai chiao

A quick snack or breakfast, it is an omelette with white rice, often eaten with chili sauce and cucumber. The…


Thai chicken biryani

Khao mok gai

The Thai version of a "chicken biryani". The name literally means "rice covered chicken" and this Thai-Muslim dish is made…


Chicken rice

Khao man gai

Rice steamed with garlic served with sliced chicken, chicken broth, and a spicy dipping sauce.


Map of Phuket