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Phuket and the Andaman Coast Travel Guide

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Plan Your Phuket and the Andaman Coast Vacation

Though it has its share of overdevelopment issues, Phuket has many beautiful beaches and a dazzling variety in restaurants, hotels, activities, and nightlife. Once you leave Phuket, though, the attractions become even more spectacular.

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Sunsets at Railay Beach The sunsets here are unbeatable, however you choose to view them floating in a kayak, strolling along the sand, or lounging in a beachfront bungalow.
  2. Kayaking Phang Nga Bay Phang Nga Bay's maze of islands is ideal for gliding alongside towering cliffs.
  3. Camping at Koh Similan This gorgeous national park has a handful of tents for rent. Hire a longtail boat to do some snorkeling while you're here.
  4. Exploring Koh Phi Phi The jewel of Phang Nga Bay cannot be truly appreciated from one beach. Make day trips aboard a longtail boat Maya Bay is a must-see and quieter Loh Samah Bay is magical.

When To Go

When to Go

The peak season on the Andaman Coast is November through April. The monsoon season is May through October, during which high seas can make beaches uns...

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