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Phuket is the 'Pearl of Andaman'. Located in the south of Thailand she has a lot to offer for short and long stays.
Phuket is the same size as Singapore Island. About 70 percent of Phuket is forested hills. Mai Tha Sip Song is the highest peak on the island, 529 meters above sea level. Low plains form the rest of the area, mainly in the center and south. There are three canals, Khlong Bang Yai, Tha Jin, Khlong Tha Rua, and Khlong Bang Rong, which run through the island.
Phuket is the largest island in the country, but the smallest province in the South. It is located between 7°45' and 8°15' north latitude, and from 98°15' to 98°40' west longitude on the map.
Surrounded by 32 smaller islands, Phuket occupies 543 square kilometers. The overall length from north to south is 47.8 kms and 21.3 kms from west to east. Phuket connects to the mainland by two bridges, the Sarasin Bridge and Thoa Thep Krasatri Bridge (600 meter, across Pak Phra Channel, bridging Chatchai Landing of Phuket and Tha Nun Landing of Phangnga). To the south and west Phuket adjoins the Andaman Sea, and the Krabi Sea to the East.
Phuket's average temperature is around 28.0 to 29.3 degrees Celsius. The lowest average is around 21.8 to 22.7 degrees Celsius and the highest is 35.7 degrees Celsius (in 1998).
Phuket's weather conditions, like other provinces in the south, are dominated by monsoon winds that blow throughout the year. There are two distinct seasons, rainy and dry. The rainy season begins in May and lasts till October, during which the monsoon blows from the southwest. The dry season is from November through April, when the monsoon comes from the northeast.
Phuket International Airport welcomes daily a large number of air companies from all over the world and many flights are direct from major cities in Asia, Australia, Middle East and Europe.
Phuket is home to a host of world class gold courses.
Limestone cliffs with caves, mangrove, birds, fishes..; can be contemplated during boat or sea canoe trips in Phang Nga Bay.
1 hour far from Phuket by speedboat, you will enjoy a daytrip to Phiphi islands.
Phuket is well known for tuna and marlin sport fishing.
With 120,000 square meters, Central Festival Phuket is the one-stop shopping and non-stop entertainment complex for every Phuket resident and visitor.
Jungceylon is a world class shopping and entertainment destination that will revive Phuket’s great history and reputation.
It's one of Asia's largest hospitals, providing a full range of medical treatments with advanced technology and emphasize the importance of service and highlight the concept of traditional Thai hospitality.
Phuket International Hospital is one of Phuket's largest hospitals providing acute care hospital services.