Phuket - Thailand
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The City of Phuket is located in the south of Thailand and it's the capital of the island and province of Phuket.
This island, also called Ko Phuket, is the largest Thai island in the Andaman Sea. It is a very quiet and calm island, where the fresh air and the clear skies swim with the waves of a beautiful sea, creating an atmosphere of tranquility and beauty on the island.
It is one of the most visited destinations in the country to enjoy blue lagoons and sunsets and the typical tropical climate.
A series of mountains extends west of the island from north to south, known as the Phuket Mountains and rises to about 529 meters above sea level.
There is approximately 39 small islands around the main island of Phuket.
It is on the south coast that are the most popular beaches of Phuket. The northern part is quieter. Koh Phi Phi, Phang Nga Bay and Patong Beach are famous places. There are many activities to choose from including scuba diving, windsurfing and boating.
Also, explore the inland, wooded hills, mountains and cliffs inside the island.
Tropical island resorts
The vegetarian festival in late September or October.
Low season from May to October due to torrential monsoon rains.
Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs: www.mfa.go.th
Phuket Immigration Office: www.phuketimmigration.go.th
In May 2017: 1 euro = 39 baht.
Credit cards are commonly accepted.
Foreign exchange offices are present everywhere, including at the airport.
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