Pearl of Thailand – Phuket Island
Phuket Island is the biggest island in Thailand. It is really charming because of the beautiful sea and fascinating beaches. It is regarded as the most representative holiday resort in Southeast Asia
The island is surrounded by blue sea water, with soft and clean sand on its beaches. As one of the top ten diving places in the world, it attracts a large number of diving enthusiasts. There are many small islands and beautiful bays around Phuket Island which form abundant and distinctive touring resources. Phuket Island is a wonderland in the southern part of Thailand with warm seawater, 4 Star Hotel Phuket, beautiful beaches, strange islands, stalactite grotto and natural caves. It is not excessive to say that Phuket Island is really a tropical paradise.
The word “Phuket Island” comes from Malaysia which means hill. It is the smallest city in southern Thailand and stays 862 kilometers away from the capital city-Bangkok. It owns an area of 543 square kilometers and winds about 48 kilometers from south to north.
Phuket Island is a famous vocation resort in Southeast Asia and enjoys a reputation as “pearl of Thailand”. Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Bangkok and Phuket are the top four tourist centers. There are many beautiful beaches on the island. The blue water, splendid caves and beautiful natural scenery attract a large number of visitor from all over the world to come here to spend their holidays. These people are always those who live in the urban areas and want to stay away from the noisy world so as to live a happy and peaceful life.
Here, if you want to pay a visit to the primitive forest, you can take Khao Phra Thaeo National Park into consideration. It is really a good choice for you. A cape in the southmost part of this park is the best place to enjoy beautiful sunset. What should be mentioned here are Phuket Aquarium, pearl culture farm, Thai village and orchid garden. In addition, there will be Nine Emperor Gods Festival here in October every year. At that time, there will be many kinds of exciting performances. You will surely enjoy them. During October to February next year, you can have a chance to watch sea turtles laying eggs. This is a special touring program on this island.