Finding the perfect tourist destination will obviously depend on what individuals and groups are looking for but destinations that can offer a wide range of features will always do well. No matter how long you are staying for, being able to combine great weather, beaches for relaxing, plenty of shopping outlets, historical monuments and plenty of fine places to eat and drink will help to make a great holiday. There is no denying that Phuket, the largest of Thailand’s islands, is a place that can offer something for everyone.
Anyone looking to switch off on their vacation will appreciate the number of and high quality of the beaches in Phuket. While these beaches are a major tourist attraction, the size and quantity of these beaches should ensure that there is plenty of space for everyone. There are some beaches more suited to tourists who are looking to party and mingle with other holiday-makers and locals but there are also plenty of beaches where you can relax in peace. Patong Beach and Hat Karon are the two largest beaches in Phuket and are natural tourist attractions.
Local cuisine is a major attraction
One of the major reasons that people enjoy Phuket holidays is down to the wide range of interesting yet highly affordable cuisine that is on offer. Even though the island relies heavily on the tourist market, there is an affordability in many of the resorts, which means that tourists can have an enjoyable time without having to spend too much money. This is always going to be of benefit for holidaymakers but there is no reason to feel as though you are skimping on the quality of food. Pork and chicken are keen staples of the Phuket cuisine, commonly served up with noodles, fresh vegetables or leaves. Fruit and nuts also feature heavily in the Phuket cuisine options.
In addition to being a major attraction for tourists, Phuket has been a big draw for people looking to retire in comfort and style. The combination of an affordable cost of living and a pleasant climate has helped to convince many people that Phuket is the ideal place to settle down after their working life is finished.
There is a bustling nightlife in the major destinations in Phuket, so there is plenty to keep people occupied at all hours of the day and night. With Phuket ticking so many boxes when it comes to finding an ideal tourist destination, there is no surprise that a Phuket holiday is such a popular choice these days.