About Africa Asia Caribbean Europe Middle East North America Oceania South America Travel Writing Worldwide
Hotel Search
Share on Social Media
Where is this place?
0 votes

Meta-Travel - Travel and Tourism Guides - Travel Destination Marketing

Share on Facebook.


Those who visit Phuket for its beaches will be surprised to discover that the small island offers much more than soft sand and warm water.

Often referred to as the ‘Perl of the Andaman’, visitors to Phuket can explore the cultural background of Old Town Phuket, with its elegant Sino-Portugese-style buildings built nearly 100 years ago, and enjoy a vibrant nightlife.

The island of Phuket also has many temples. Most famously, Wat Chalong houses a pagoda that contains the Buddha’s relics.

Travel to Phuket

Air-conditioned and regular buses leave the Southern Bus Terminal in Bangkok daily.

There are also regular bus services to Phuket from Krabi, Phang-nga, Ko Samui, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Ranong, Surat Thani, Satun, Hat Yai and Trang.

Those who may prefer to travel by train from Bangkok can get off at Surat Thani’s Phun Phin Station and catch the local bus to Phuket.

Boat services to Ko Phi Phi and Ko Similan are also available.

Go to Phuket.

Map View
Travel Fans
Been Here
No members found
Order by: 
Per page:
  • There are no comments yet

Add a Comment

Only Meta-Travel Members can add comments and other travel-related content, cast votes, or post in our forums.

Join Now (or login) to access Meta-Travel community features.

Meta-Travel Guides

Travel and Tourism experts share their experience and travel tips with people interested in travel or living abroad.

Visitors may browse our travel content and view member profiles freely but only Meta-Travel members can post to the website and access premium features.

Join us on Meta-Travel to add travel content, extend your online visibility and expand your travel network!

Connect With Facebook