Dubbed the Pearl of the South, Thailand's largest and most visited island is one of the world's most famous dream destinations. A whirl of color and cosmopolitanism, Phuket revolves around and thrives on tourism, yet it retains a spark of the real Thailand.
There are 101 ways to pass the day in Phuket, Thailand's only island province. From inland rainforest to the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, the night markets of Phuket Town, delectable restaurants and swanky resorts, Phuket certainly knows how to cater to your every whim. Most visitors flock to the beaches on the southwestern side of the island, which are loaded with amenities and entertainment options.