This resort, unlike Pattaya, is focused on a relaxing holiday, a more respectable audience gathers here. And there are all the prerequisites for this – Phuket stands out for its first-class hotels.
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By plane from Bangkok in 1 hour 20 minutes, by Transaero charter from Moscow.
There are only two seasons in Phuket – the rainy season (from May to October) and the hot season (November-April). The rainy season is rainfall for only one to two hours a day, the rest of the time the sun shines. The wettest month is September, and the best time to relax is the period from November to February, when the temperature ranges from +22 to +34°C.
The main resort areas are concentrated on the west coast of the island – these are Laguna, Patong, Karon and Kata. Patong is the most active tourist area: there are restaurants and colorful nightly shows that end at two in the morning. This beach is municipal and, as a rule, hotels here are located across the road from the sea.
Karon and Kata are a wide long strip of light golden sand. There are higher class hotels here. The coast is divided into three parts: Karon, Kata and Kata Noi. The latter is popular with snorkellers.
Beaches on the southeast coast of the island: Panwa, Makham and Chalong, Tri-Trang, Laem-Ka.
Khao Phra Thaeo National Park, Marine Research Center Aquarium, Simon Cabaret ~25 USD, Fanta Sea Show ~50 USD, Monkey Garden & Snake Farm ~12 USD, Phi Phi Island ~68 USD with lunch, “ James Bond Island ~36 USD, pearl farm ~60 USD (trip to two islands with lunch). And also – a sea canoe, the uninhabited Similan Islands, rafting and trekking, fishing, a trip in a submarine.