Apartments & Vacation rentals Phuket
Phuket is an island off the southwest coast of Thailand and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Southeast Asia. Located in the Andaman Sea, it is approximately the same size as Singapore which makes it Thailand’s largest island. Phuket is home to a wide variety of beaches that are visited by millions of tourists every year. Western Phuket is a well-known tourist hub. It is home to Patong, the party capital of Asia, as well as many beaches that attract tourists from all around the world. Phang Nga Bay, which is known for it's iconic limestone rock formations, also draws tourists who usually arrive for a day-trip. You can take in it's natural beauty from the land or even go sea canoeing in order to explore this famous place which is widely know as 'James Bond Island'. Many of the beaches in the west of the island are the most popular ones but you can also go to the lesser known beaches elsewhere around the island. Phuket is fairly large so the most popular way to get around is by hiring a tuk-tuk minivan, a motorbike taxis or even hop on a ferry. Make sure you agree on the price beforehand though. There are many watersport activities to do and the most popular activities include reef snorkelling, sailing and diving. Kite surfing is also popular in Nai Yang in summer and Chalong Bay in winter.You can also visit some of the natural landmarks such as Prom Thep Cape or one of the many beautiful and impressive waterfalls. Phuket has its fair share of historic landmarks including the ancient Chalong Temple. If you want to get away from the throngs of tourists on the beaches you can also escape inland to The Phra Taew National Park or The Gibbon Project. Apartments in Phuket range from basic rooms to luxury villas. On Wimdu.com you are sure to find a selection of accommodation in Phuket to suit your budget and traveling style. There are many options to rent a private room in a shared apartment or even stay in a room in a luxury villa in Phuket. You can also rent a whole apartment to yourself for ultimate comfort and privacy.