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Phuket — Thailand's largest island, Phuket offers jungle-clad hills, striking beaches, fantastic diving, and a cultural mix of Buddhist and Muslim peoples. Add to it endless shopping opportunities and a vibrant nightlife and you have the perfect holiday destination. Though mobbed with tourists for a good part of the year, it's easy to escape the hordes.

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The Sweet Spot: Southern Thailand & the Thai Islands

July 20, 2017 by Christina Garofalo

Bringing you the world’s best travel destinations — and when you should visit them for the best value. It’s no surprise that Thailand is one of the world’s top ... Read More »


Eye Candy: A Photo Tour of Anantara Layan Phuket Resort

March 07, 2016 by Anne Roderique-Jones

Thailand's Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, just 10 minutes from the bustling area ofLaguna, affords incredibleluxury with the utmost privacy. It's the kind of ... Read More »


Top 10 Luxury Beach Hotels for Less

June 20, 2012 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

There’s no need to splurge on a luxury beach hotel for this year’s summer vacation, thanks to a wave of relatively new – and affordable – beach hotels. Our ... Read More »


Splurge-worthy Amanpuri Continues To Define Luxury in Phuket

May 11, 2012 by David Gong

Over the past couple of decades, Phuket’s place among luxury destinations has teetered on the proverbial cliff. Walk through Patong and you’ll need more than two ... Read More »


Phuket Island Getaway

September 12, 2009 by Laurel Angrist

From gorgeous limestone cliffs to dense tropical forests and undiscovered bays, the spectacular island of Phuket is a must-see destination off Thailand’s ... Read More »

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