Photo: Phuket's Ya Nui beach.

Phuket is so big, we’ve split it up into areas, select one of the below for detailed accommodation and food listings in that area. Sights and general overviews for Phuket as a whole can be found via the icons above. Don’t know where to start? Read an overview of Phuket’s different areas.


One week in Phuket

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With white sands lining its coast and a neon-lit nightlife, Phuket certainly lives up to its reputation as a boozy, beachy holiday spot. But as Thailand’s largest island with 543 square kilometres to explore, Phuket has plenty to offer travellers hoping to delve into its culture, food scene and lesser-known places. Here’s a guide to help you hone in on the must-see highlights if you have only one week to spend in Phuket.

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Day 1: Check out a west-coast beach Phuket’s west coast is lined with a dozen large beaches and several small sandy bays — choosing a beach then is a matter of deciding what you want to do on it and how many people you wish to ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 1,100 words.)


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Popular attractions in Phuket

A selection of some of our favourite sights and activities around Phuket.



What next?

 Read up on where to eat on Phuket.
 Check out our listings of things to do in and around Phuket.
 Do you have travel insurance yet? If not, find out why you need it.
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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Phuket? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.


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