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Don’t be tempted to pronounce the name of this Thai island as an obscenity meaning “forget it.” Pu-ged, as it’s pronouced, should not be forgotten on any Southeast Asian adventure. With miles of lovely beach and a hot climate, Phuket now earns most of its income from tourism, although in years past it earned a place in many ships’ logs as part of a trading route, producing tin and rubber. Hard hit in the 2004 tsunami, Phuket has made a full recovery, and is accessible by many international flights. Observing huge waterfalls, 40 native species of butterfly, a crocodile taming farm, or going sailing, yachting and scuba diving are all ways to experience the stunning nature in Phuket.
The best and most popular time to visit Phuket Island is during the dry season (November to February) when rainfall is at a minimum, humidity is lower, and temperatures are most pleasant. You’ll want to avoid traveling to Phuket Island from March to early May since the heat and humidity can become unbearable. By the end of May, the monsoons have begun, and generally last through October. It’s not impossible to travel here during the monsoons, especially since the downpours are usually limited to the afternoon and evening. Traveling during monsoon season also means big discounts on your hotel and vacation packages, along with fewer crowds.
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Bangkok, Thailand

Beautiful island with a lot of places to visit. Especially the beaches and it neighbouring island.

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Houston, Texas, USA

Beautiful beaches. Lovely people. Delicious food ! If you love night life, Patong is the best choice !

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There are many beautiful beaches in Phuket and next month is very hot hear in Thailand. So travel to the beach is perfect! If you want to stay on the budget you should live in the city of Phuket. But if you wanna spend some money to stay on 4 stars hotel I recommend Kantary bay hotel at Cape Panwa.

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Klang, Malaysia

Phuket Island is one of the famous destination of Thailand. It is an island which is re developed after 2004 Tsunami. Now they are more tourists and from here you can go to Phi Phi island or James Bond Island or any island you wish to visit. These two islands more popular.

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Santa Clara, California, USA

Phuket is just too crazy crowded for me. If I am going to a remote tropical island I don't want to be surrounded (and annoyed by) all night parties and filth everywhere. There are some nice resorts though and you can get on a speed boat and escape for a while. But there is seemingly little left of any authentic culture.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India

This place should be on the MUST AVOID AT ANY COST if you are traveling around new years. Full of tourist traps and very hard to not fall into those if this is your first time. The beaches are clean and nice but the hoards of tourists here can totally spoilt the experience. In December it felt like I was in Russia/Sweden with billboards in Russian for all shops and restaurants. Maybe at a different time , the experience would be a lot different.

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Kolkata (Calcutta)

man o man. this place is heaven. the price i paid and the fun i had. no way. this is the IT place for people looking for fun, relaxation, spa, foot massage, night life, beaches, long drives, speed boat ride, maya beach

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I liked Phuket very much. Sea, sand, palms, massage, coctails are everything you can dream about while relaxing.

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Gainesville, Florida, USA

Spent only 4 days during last week of April. So did not get to do a lot of things. Very touristy and lots of attractions and activities for all age groups. Visiting Wat Chalong and Phuket town is a must do for anyone visiting this place

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA

I had heard great things about Phuket, but it was the ugliest and worst place I have ever been to. I rent a car and drove the whole area staying several different hotels. I question myself, "did i go to a different Phuket ? It was not worth to visit. I like Krabi better.

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