The gorgeous tropical island of Phuket is the most famous of Thailand. From the first contact it is possible to enjoy of the ancient stories of dragons. The best way to spend your time is soaking up the sun and regaining one’s force in the beautiful spas. Maybe it is not developed but in Phuket there is a remarkable sense entreneurship and talent of its people. Very curious is to discover the objects do-it-yourself everyday throughout the island, do not be surprised if you see along the way some bins made from old truck tires.

Feel free to negotiate the rate for a roundtrip by taxi, the tips are very welcome and the people respect your king. Normally the shops are open from the early morning. You can try the excellent seafood, especially grilled or marinated, seasoned with various herbs and spices. In the southern part of Thailand the recipes are hottest because they use more curry.

From November to March, Phuket is lively, for this reason that it is better to book hotels and restaurants in advance, also the service should be slower and the opening hours of activities should be irregular. Phuket has the honor to be a part of the universal history of cinema, thanks to the famous television series of 007.

Phuket City is the cultural point of the island, a fascinating legacy from the rich Chinese miners. Do not miss the sunset from the Cape Promthep on the southern point of Phuket. Reaching in time the place is the best way to find the best place to take pictures because the place is very crowded in that time. In the city of Phuket there are a lots of eclectic shops for shopping.

Phuket is also the ideal place where to learn to dive, in one of the top ten dive sites in the world: Similan Islands National Marine Park.  Its amazing topography makes it suitable for both beginners and experienced divers.

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