If you are looking for an exciting destination for your next family holiday, I would like to provide you with some excellent information on the stunning island of Phuket. Sitting in the Andaman Sea off Thailand’s east coast it has a rich history and is known for its superb temples, it can offer everything a family could want in a family holiday. Beautiful beaches, tasty local cuisine and a wealth of adventure activities are also on offer to suit families both young and old. There are varied types of accommodation ranging from cheap and cheerful beachside villas through the established hotel chains to the exclusive Karon beach resorts on the island’s east coast there is a solution for everyone.
What Is the Weather Like?
The weather in Thailand and more specifically in Phuket consist of two distinct seasons. The majority of travellers visit the island during the sunny and dry period which runs November through to March which is perfect for beach life. The wetter monsoon season starts in May when south-west weather systems bring higher levels of rainfall and increased humidity through to October. The heat peaks at a monthly average of around 34 degrees centigrade in the months of February and March.
What To Do in Phuket
This paradise island has over thirty stunning beaches with their amazingly clear water and offer something for everyone, if it is activities, you want then to head to the lively and extremely popular Patong beach, if you prefer the quieter life check out one of the more isolated beaches like Ao Yon beach at the island’s southwest tip. If you and the family want an adventure then there are many activities to choose from, quad biking, white water rafting and wakeboarding are just three of the range of sporty thrills available. Boat trips to the surrounding islands are also on offer with speedboats visiting the beautiful Phi Phi islands especially popular.
Culture & Cuisine
Thailand is known for its outstanding cuisine and Phuket is no exception with everything from street stalls to fine dining restaurants serving up aromatic and tasty dishes such as Pu Lhon (crab meat in coconut milk) and Kang Pu Bai Cha Plo (Yellow curry). Phuket also has a rich culture with Buddhist temples dotted throughout the island with the most famous being the Phuket Big Buddha which is the one of the island’s most famous landmarks on the south of the island.
Phuket is without doubt one of the best places in the world to take your family on an unforgettable and memorable holiday, look into taking your vacation in Phuket today!