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Recent Thailand reviews

  • Great place!

    "Very nice place to stay. we loved the penthouse and the island!"
    Guest: kiki d. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 2014
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  • Fabulous view

    "The view is amazing and ideal location on the island making it easy to get to Chaweng and Fishermans village easily. You get the view because you are on a very steep hill and not all transport can get up the hill but the manager arranged a minibus taxi that we mainly used throughout our 3 week stay. Sometimes a taxi will drop below taxi, and while it isn't a long walk it is very steep so something to bear in mind if walking difficulties etc. There is plenty of space in the property for all guests and furnishings are comfortable. However please note the staircase to upstairs is external at the side of the property which is not stated anywhere and was not ideal for us because of sleeping arrangements. This meant our older children were separated from us and had to be locked in downstairs and because you can't hear between the floors we couldn't hear the kids when they were sick on a few nights. It will work for some families and families sharing but feel its important to know so you can make decision if suitable. The manager of the property was very helpful and any issues were quickly resolved and he was contactable immediately, nothing was too much trouble. There are villas being built behind and to the side of the villa, which meant we were woke every morning at 7am when banging and work started and so relaxing by the pool wasn't as peaceful as we would have liked, especially when you just wanted to enjoy the tranquil view. Once the main structures up (which won't be too long) the noise should stop. We can see why you would want to build in this location, the view is gorgeous, however if we had known we probably would have chosen an alternative until the building works completed as we love to relax by a pool and indeed not have to get up earlier than when we go to work at home! This was our 3rd visit to the island, we love the beaches, the food and the people. We didn't try the local hotel by the villa but it looked very nice. We did charter a boat over to koh phanagn with samui boat charter which were better value than others we looked at. A fantastic day out, great boat and crew and would recommend the trip and the company. Overall we had a lovely holiday but feel the above should have been noted and have mentioned for others incase they are factors that could spoil a holiday and you want to check building progress."
    Guest: Alison J. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: October 4, 2014
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Phuket Town Travel Tips

Travelers to Phuket Vacation Rentals

Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and a very popular beach destination. It is known for its beautiful beaches, warm tropical waters and excellent value as a travel destination. Travelers to Phuket can benefit from staying in up-market resorts without breaking the bank. It is the ideal destination to relax and simply enjoy the tropical surroundings. There are many water sport and adventure activities available for those that want to be more active. Phuket is also known for its vibrant nightlife so people that enjoy socializing at beach bars and dancing the night away will enjoy a fantastic vacation in Phuket.

Excellent Value at Phuket Villas

In Phuket, you can enjoy luxurious style at the many vacation villas on the island. Some are set just a stone’s throw from the beachfront and provide easy access to the water and other beach activities. Most have large outdoor decks where you can soak up the warm sunshine without having to get full of sand like you would on the beach. Some vacation apartments are set up on the hillsides. From this elevation, you can enjoy magnificent views out over the sea. The villas are generally spacious and many are built from natural materials. Wooden floors, bamboo screens and large glass windows are characteristic of many of the homes. Kitchens are generally well equipped with a host of modern appliances. In some villas, you can also arrange for a local chef to come and prepare meals for you.

Tips for When You Travel to Phuket

Depending on the type of vacation you enjoy, choose carefully which side of the island you’d like to stay on. For those that want to be in the heart of the action and social scene, head to Patong Beach. This is the largest and most developed beachfront. Karon and Karon Noi beaches are areas that are also well developed and offer a similar vibe to Patong beach. If you are looking for something quieter, you will want to be at Kalim Beach or Kalama Beach which are both north of Patong. Other areas where there are beautiful, more secluded beaches are Nai Tong and Nai Yang in the Sirinat National Park or Laem Sing which is a small bay located between Kamala Beach and Surin Beach. The areas around Surin Beach and Pansea Beach are becoming known as newer and trendier.

Be courteous to locals and other tourists. In Thai culture, as with most other Eastern cultures, saving face is more important than anything. Getting angry in public is frowned upon and generally won’t get you anywhere as the locals will simply smile at you graciously. Your best option is simply to do the same no matter how frustrated you are.

Thailand is a great destination for shopping. Textiles, clothing, jewelry and handcrafts are available just about everywhere you go and at very reasonable prices. In the markets, you can often bargain but less so in shops and malls. Be wary of shops that offer clothing that will be made in 24 hours as the quality of the craftsmanship is usually very poor. Instead, go to a tailor and insist on multiple fittings.

Things to Do near Thailand Vacation Rentals in Phuket

Phuket’s great attractions are its beaches, warm climate and great social vibe. If you do nothing else other than spend your days on the beachfront, you can still have a fantastic vacation. There are many smaller islands around Phuket which offer a treasure trove of attractions. There is excellent scuba diving and snorkeling that can be enjoyed on the many reefs in the area. Boat excursions can take you island hopping to explore the rainforests of the neighboring islands.

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