Thailand – Phuket

Thailand – Phuket

Thinking of Phuket, what do you see? Island, white beaches, blue waters, shopping and a cheap holiday?

Phuket is the largest island of Thailand. The island is connected the mainland Thailand by 2 bridges. It is situated off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea.

Phuket promises the perfect vacation in the sun. Dazzling beaches, incredible shipping and lively nightlife await you on Thailand’s most popular island. Spending leisurely days on Phuket’s beautiful shores, enjoy exhilarating water sports or indulge in a spa treatment before heading out in the balmy evenings to enjoy dinner, browse the legendary night markets or let loose in the discos. Phuket is an island of unparalleled beauty and unique cultural traditions, ideal for families, honeymoon couples and adventure seekers.

Take a day trip to Phang Nga Bay, known for its sheer limestone cliffs that jut vertically out of the emerald green waters. Visit Wat Chalong, one of Phuket’s most important temples with several pagodas. It’s beautifully decorated with infinite reflections from hundreds of tiny glass pieces. Enjoy spectacular sunsets and sunrises from the many viewpoints in east and west Phuket. Go island hopping on a private speedboat to which allows you the flexibility to choose those perfect snorkeling places away from the crowds and, when the tides and water clarity are perfect.


Best times to travel to Phuket are from November to April, the peak tourist time are from October – March and are more expensive and crowded. Phuket can be visited during low-season times, but the weather is not ideal. Summer is March – May and is very hot. The monsoon seasons are June through to October and their winter season is the coolest with little rainfall are November to February.

When traveling on a South African passport you don’t require a visa for Phuket.

Current packages available:

Banthai Beach Resort & Spa, Phuket – 7 Nights
Rate per person: R10 300


Phuket and Bangkok Combo 10 nights
Rate per person: R11 215

Centra Ashlee Hotel Patong, Phuket – 7 nights
Rate per person: R10 510


Ibis Phuket Patong, Phuket 7 Nights
Rate per person: R10 200


The Old Phuket Hotel Karon, Phuket – 7 Nights
Rate per person: R9 970


Packages include:
Return flights from Johannesburg on Thai Airways
Return transfers
Nights and meals as indicated above
Estimated airport tax

For more Thailand packages feel free to contact our team at Pick A Holiday and we will make you dream a reality!

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