"Thailand, Phuket, and the classical beach holiday?" Top 5 Page for this destination Phuket by Myndo

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Welcome to your holidays

Phuket, Thailand is by now a quite "common" place to go into your holidays. Even families with small children are discovering it now, and: why not?
The people a friendly,
The food is excellent,
there are really nice places around the island, from quiet to crowded,
and you donĀ“t have to take extra precautions (well, except you are there for special reasons, what still can be seen).

But if you are not only here for sex (as most people are not), you can do quite some things:
- enjoy the beach-life,
- go snorkeling,
- go diving the wonderful underwater world,
- take day-trips e.g. to the james bond island, to national parks
- visit the temples (wats)
- go elephant-ridiing
- see the aquarium
- go shopping in Phuket Town
- Nightlife in Patong
- see the Butterfly and Orchids park
- watch a Snake-show
- visit the Crocodile-ranch
- enjoy all kinds of food (fresh fruits, sushi, indian currys, thai hot soups, italian pasta, us-beef, etc etc...)
- go to a Tailor and let them make you a suit or a dress or whatever
- dicker with the local traders

Entrance and Exit Stamps in my passport for Phuket.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:friendly thai, good food, sun all day, ...
  • Cons:Can be a little crowdy in some places (like Patong) and loud, too
  • In a nutshell:Thailand for the common tourist traveller
  • Last visit to Phuket: Jan 2005
  • Intro Updated Feb 26, 2006
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  • vpas's Profile Photo
    Dec 2, 2010 at 9:07 AM

    useful tips.thank you

  • junecorlett's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2009 at 3:58 AM

    I am going to be in Phuket 07 July - for a second trip. Cant wait, thanks for tips.

  • 850prc's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2008 at 4:40 PM

    My dad spent a year living in Thailand back in 1970. He said Phuket was incredible. Nice pages, looks like y'all had a great time. I'd love one of those nice, long massages.

  • Doempie's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2007 at 4:26 AM

    Thanks for the many great tips! Really looking forward to visiting Thailand more and more every hour!

  • peaceness98's Profile Photo
    Apr 15, 2007 at 2:35 AM

    Thanx so much for all the great tips! Can't wait to be there in 2 days :-)

  • trevndebs's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2007 at 11:59 AM

    Thank you very much for this info Myndo, I'll be sure to check them out! Best wishes from the UK. Trev n Debs :>)

  • nora_south_africa's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2007 at 12:07 PM

    wow... I agree they should seperate the tourists.. especially families with children in places like that.

  • Thailandfan's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2007 at 2:27 AM

    I agree with you about Phuket driving scary!!!!

  • LanaFromRiga's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2007 at 5:27 AM

    I'm fond of James Bond and his island on your page looks great!

  • Hermanater's Profile Photo
    Nov 29, 2006 at 9:34 AM

    Happy birthday...great job on your pages.....


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