Phuket 5-star resort with kid friendly activities for US$171 per night


399583_14030211350018517939Phuket itself, due to its popularity throughout the year, can sometimes get a little crowded, leaving some visitors wishing for a little more space to enjoy their vacation. Though this may seem a little unattainable, it’s anything but. Luckily, there are several larger resorts in the area that offer spacious accommodations, giving you more uninterrupted freedom to enjoy your chosen slice of paradise.

One of these such resorts is the Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort. This 5-star luxury resort offers a stay worthy of celebrities with a nice selection of amenities to fill up large, clean rooms designed with the utmost of comfort in mind. Even better, this resort is suited for both families and couples with kid friendly activities, restaurants, a large pool and use of a nearby spa for adult only time. Though there are several different rooms to choose from, the smallest of the home style rooms here start at only US$171 per night for two people.

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Phuket 5-star rooms with speedboat access for US$235 per night


44879_15061916050030053975When planning a Phuket vacation, most travelers envision shopping, nightlife, long walks on white sand beaches and day trips to neighboring islands. But what about staying on one of those islands instead? Though most only view those smaller islands as quick getaways, that doesn’t always have to be the case.

Located a 30 minute speedboat ride south of Phuket lies a 5-star luxury resort popular with both couples and large groups and families who seek outdoor adventures and quiet evenings inside. This resort, known as the Racha Hotel Phuket, allows guests luxury after luxury with a spa, several restaurants and bars to choose from, land and sea activities as well as inviting rooms filled with top of the line amenities that pleasantly start off at only US$235 per night for two people.

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Phuket 5-star rooms near shopping mall for US$89 per night


89442_15061115310029290588With a plethora of area resorts to choose from, it’s easy to get lost in the mix of what resort offers what, the room choices available and location activities- both on-site and nearby. These choices are what also make Phuket a great vacation destination. No matter what type of traveler you are, or what you’re looking to gain from your visit, there’s a resort just right for you.

If you’re looking for a resort that offers a bit of everything and is close to a long list of both land and sea activities, yet still offers budget range rooms, look no further than the Millennium Resort, found in the Patong Beach region. Here you’ll find rooms right in the heart of town starting off at only US$89 per night for two people.

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Phuket 5-star rooms with cooking lessons for US$64 per night


335179_15062618210031023002When most think of Phuket vacations, they picture themselves partaking in long beach days, city walks, shopping sprees and parties that last through the night. But there is another side of Phuket far removed from what is considered a mainstream southern Thailand experience. If you’re looking to experience the beauty of Phuket on a quieter scale, than a trip to a nearby island might be right up your alley.

Located only a 20 minute speedboat ride away lies an island home to a luxury resort offering all of the amenities of the main island of Phuket without the steady population of both tourists and locals at every turn. In fact, the Santhiya Koh Yao Yai Resort & Spa offers its guests much more that you’d imagine for a budget friendly rate starting off at only US$64 per night for two people.

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Phuket 5-star rooms on the beach for US$133 per night


318Beaches, rolling hills, shops, restaurants and a thriving nightlife can all be found within the popular tropical destination of Phuket. But, though all of these qualities can be found, they are not necessarily found close to each and every resort on the island. In fact, there are sections of Phuket that cater to the more lively crowd while others are better suited for those seeking a relaxing vacation away from most of it all.

Those who are seeking an upscale vacation that offers plenty of adventurous activities away from the hustle and bustle of town will find paradise awaiting them in the bounds of the Indigo Pearl Hotel. This luxury hotel offers amenities on top of amenities alongside great room prices. In fact, 5-star rooms start at only US$133 per night for two people, allowing guests more money to use on area attractions and adventures.

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6 Best 5-star Phuket resorts in and near Karon Beach


151There are several different beach sections in Phuket, with some being more lively than others. A famous beach area that’s known for having a little bit of everything for everyone is Karon Beach. Here you’ll find soft white sand beaches, shops, restaurants and hiking opportunities alongside island hopping and ocean excursions.

You’ll also find a number of small and large resorts spread around the area, some in the hilltops overlooking the beach, some right across the street and others backing straight up to the beach itself. These resorts may vary in size, amenities, nightly rate, amount of privacy offered and location, but they all have one thing in common- a great view of Karon Beach.

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Phuket 5-star rooms with private beach for US$64 per night


304152_15012212170024761048It’s without doubt that Phuket has a lot to offer visitors. From the beautiful palm tree lined beaches to the wild nightlife, there’s a little of everything for everyone. Phuket is also divided into sections, some offering relaxation and privacy while other providing non-stop action and adventurous outdoor activities. Then you also have areas that offer a little of both. One of those such areas is the Panwa Cape district. Here you’ll find beautiful calm beaches close to shopping and other activities.

There are also lots of resorts in the area to choose from, with one of the more popular ones being the Phuket Panwa Beachfront Resort. Here you’ll find a family friendly atmosphere that couples can enjoy as well, all at a great nightly rate of just US$64 per night for two people.

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8 Best 5-star Phuket resorts in and near Kata Beach


10910_14122611210024174407Phuket is known for having everything you could want and need under the sun. Here you’ll find white sand beaches, island excursions, shopping, nightlight and restaurants galore. But as with any region in the world, some areas offer activities and amenities that differ from the next.

A popular choice among travelers from around the world, Kata Beach offers shopping, nightlife, various restaurants serving local and international dishes, kid friendly activities, romantic getaways and of course- a white sand beach hugged by the ocean. There are also several resorts that are located right on Kata Beach as well as nearby, all offering great rooms at a great price.

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7 Best Phuket luxury resorts near shopping


568961_14042215370019154286Phuket is home to gorgeous beaches, beautiful lush hills, great island hopping and your choice of local and international dishes. It’s also home to the largest and most modern shopping center in the south of Thailand, the Jungceylon shopping mall. Here you’ll find 200,000 square meters of international shops and restaurants to choose from.

Though many of Phuket’s luxury resorts do house some form of shopping on-site, whether it be a gift shop or small boutique, most will find that in order to find a good amount of gifts to bring home for you and your friends and family, you’ll need to visit a large shopping arena. Luckily you don’t have to travel far to reach the shopping mall as there are several top choice resorts nearby that offer you easy access to both shopping and the beach.

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Phuket 5-star rooms near Kata Beach for US$79 per night


149242_14071516400020278965Phuket itself is a tropical wonderland offering views of a lifetime with activities to match. What some people may not know however, is that Phuket is essentially divided into different sections, each catering to different crowds. If you love the beach, but also want to stay nestled slightly away, you’ll fall in love with the Kata Beach area, arguably one of the most popular sections of Phuket.

Great for those who want to be close to town, yet would still like to find activities and amenities inside a resort’s bounds, the Avista Phuket Resort & Spa, Kata Beach offers pretty much everything you could want or need- even a Kids Club for traveling families. You’ll also find that it is very budget friendly, especially when compared to other 5-star resorts in the area. In fact, you can find rooms starting at just US$79 per night for two people.

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