Thailand’s busiest airport, Phuket International Airport is the main airport for flights coming into Thailand. The airport has 2 terminals, 100,000 flights and over 50 airlines. Over 16 million passengers pass through the airport’s two terminals. The airport’s location is ideal as it lies in close proximity to some of the most beautiful beaches in Thailand.
Splash Jungle Waterpark is one of the best water parks in Phuket. The park is home to 12 exciting water slides, rides, and attractions. Safety is a priority at the park and there is a well-trained team of lifeguards always on site. Visitors are often seen enjoying snacks at the Coconut cafe and cooling off with a mocktail or a fresh smoothie at the splash bar.
Soi Dog Foundation, headquartered in Phuket, is an initiative to promote the welfare of stray cats and dogs. The organization works tirelessly to support dog welfare and has neutered a large number of cats and dogs. Some of the best options for a stay near the Soi Dog Foundation are OYO 625 Airport Smile Place, and OYO 325 Naiyang Cottage.
Nai Yang Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Phuket. The beach is popular for banana boat rides and kitesurfing. It is a relatively quieter beach. The lush green trees and white sands make it an ideal spot to cast aside your worries and rejuvenate.
King Power Phuket is one of the most popular duty-free shopping malls. The mall is home to some luxury brands including Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, Pierre Cardin, Omega, Rolex and Longines. You can also buy a great variety of Thai crafts and souvenirs at the mall.
Phuket is famous for its seafood, noodles, soup, salads, fruit shakes and desserts. Pad Thai, Kuay tiew, noodle soup, Som tam, spicy papaya salad, stir-fried chicken with cashew nuts, steamed chicken rice, and Tom yum goong, shrimp and mushroom soup are some of the most popular dishes. Mom Tri's Kitchen, Black Ginger, Bampot Kitchen & Bar, DeDos Restaurant, Acqua, and Blue Elephant Phuket are some of the best restaurants in the city offering the best Thai cuisine.
How to reach Phuket?
The Phuket International Airport serves both domestic and international flights flying to and from the city. It is at a distance of 17.3 miles from the city. The main forms of public transport in Phuket are buses, trains, cars, and tricycles.
Best times to visit Phuket
The best months to visit Phuket are the months between November and April. The weather during these months is pleasant and is ideal for outdoor activities and sightseeing.
To provide you the best hospitality during your stay at Phuket, OYO Hotels have more than 80 established properties in the city. Some of the facilities available at OYO Hotels include spacious king/queen-sized beds, free wifi, parking facility, in-house restaurants, complimentary breakfast, free toiletries, ensuite bathrooms, and daily housekeeping. Also, select hotels offer conference rooms, banquet halls facilities, bars, and also allow pets.