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Soi Ta-iad, Tambol Chalong,     Amphur Muang,
    Phuket 83130 Thailand.

+66(0)76-367377,
    +66(0)76-367419

floraville_phuket@hotmail.com

 

 

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Located approximately 862 kilometers south of Bangkok is Phuket, Thailand’s largest island, which is often dubbed “the pearl of the Andaman, or the pearl of the south”. Its natural resources- rocky peninsulas, limestone cliffs, white powdery beaches, tranquil broad bays and tropical in-land forests contribute to making it the South’s wealthiest, busiest, most visited and most popular island and province.

 

Nestled in the tropical zone off the west coast of the southern part of Thailand in the Andaman Sea and the Indian Ocean, the province covers an area of approximately 543 square kilometers (excluding small islets). It is estimated that Phuket Province covers an area of approximately 590 square kilometers if it’s 39 other small islands are included. The island’s total length, from north to south, is 48.7 kilometers and 21.3 kilometers wide.

 

Phuket borders on Phang-nga Province to the north. The other 3 sides are encircled by the Andaman Sea and Phang-Nga Bay– where many world class diving sites are located. The island is connected to Phang-nga Province by the Sarasin and Thep Krasattri Bridges.

 

Staying on the island is easy, as there are only two seasons in a year – the rainy season (May to October) and the hot season (November to April). Visitors are not recommended to travel to Phuket between September and October as they are the wettest months. The best period for a visit, however, is from November to February, when it is possible to see the clear blue sky, feel the fresh sea breeze and marvel at the crystal clear water while lying on powdery, palm-fringed beaches. Average temperatures ranges between 23?C and 33?C.

 

Phuket’s topology is exceptional with 70 percent of its area covered with mountains which stretch from north to south and the remaining 30 percent being plains located in the central and eastern parts of the island. The island does not have any major rivers but has numerous brooks, creeks and streams.

 

Phuket is divided into 3 administrative counties namely Amphoe Mueang, Amphoe Thalang and Amphoe Kathu.

 

Phuket has much more to offer its visitors in addition to its natural heritage – sea, sand, sky, beach, forest, and world renowned diving sites. Sino-Portuguese architecture casts its spell delighting travelers to the city, while Phuket-style hospitality has never failed to impress visitors from all walks of life. In addition, accommodations ranging from world-class resorts to tropical-style bungalows have warmly catered to the different needs of travelers. For seafood lovers, there is a plethora of variety to sample in addition to Phuket’s famous lobster. Altogether, these characteristics have made Phuket a truly unique and diverse destination.