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.

Hotels

Phuket and the Andaman Coast Hotels

There's something for every budget in this region, whether you're looking for the height of luxury or a simple thatch hut on the beach. Many places combine...read more

Restaurants

Phuket and the Andaman Coast Restaurants

Restaurants of all sorts are available in the beach regions, from exclusive (and usually expensive) resort eateries to wooden shacks that seem like they're...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Phuket and the Andaman Coast

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Phuket and the Andaman Coast Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    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... Read more

  • Eating and Drinking Well in Southern Thailand

    Get ready for the south's distinctive flavors. Turmeric, peanuts, and coconut milk are a few ingredients that play larger roles here than they... Read more

  • A Festival for Health and Purity

    Phuket's most important festival is its annual Vegetarian Festival, held in late September or early October. Though no one knows the precise... Read more

  • The Tsunami

    With the exception of those around Similan Islands 1, 2, and 3 (closed prior to the tsunami), all dive sites in Thailand are open to divers... Read more

  • Tsunami Memorials

    On the eastern end of Loh Dalam Beach is the Phi Phi Tsunami Memorial Park, a tiny garden with a small plaque listing some of the names of those... Read more

  • The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

    Just inside Khao Pra Taew National Park, between a hillside jungle and a gurgling stream, dozens of gibbons swing from branch to branch, filling... Read more

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