Phuket town (Phuket town) Phuket

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Пхукет таун Phuket town

- the quality of the beach
- suitability for bathing
- protection from waves
security for children in water
infrastructure district
- entertainment and nightlife
shopping

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Phuket town (Phuket town, Thai. Mueang Phuket) is the island's capital and the largest city on the island (see Phuket town on the map). Beaches and tourist area here, and, as a rule, tourists do not stay here, trying to get to the beaches. Indeed, in the city to do practically nothing, except that the interest some of its attractions. Also in Phuket town there are authorities, major shopping malls (and even then, they are not in the heart of the city and beyond), markets, traditional boutiques, banks and other urban infrastructure.

But why do almost every independent tourist visiting the capital of the island – transport. It runs through the city almost the entire local public transport (it's a few bus and taxi Sonthaew), here is the old bus station and the Terminus of all local buses, a couple of kilometers outside the city is a new intercity bus station where all buses arrive far directions.

In General, the infrastructure here makes possible a temporary tourist stay. There are hotels, cafes and restaurants, markets, shops, even tourist agencies. But we do not recommend staying here unless you came here on a business trip. Probably the only advantage of location in Phuket town are lower prices than on the beaches.

To get to Phuket town is possible by local transport like from Phuket airport by bus for 100 baht (schedule here http://airportbusphuket.com/timetable.php), and a new intercity bus terminal (Bus Terminal 2) taxi for 10 baht (see currency of Thailand, the exchange rate). Both of these bus arrive in the centre of Phuket town at the old bus terminal (Bus Terminal-1).

From the old bus terminal and Parking a taxi in the city centre can be reached on the most popular beaches of the island, in particular, Patong, Kalim, Karon, Kata, Kata Noi, Nai Harn and Chalong.

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Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
Eleson 17 January, 2018
Thailand was never planned leave at the end of March, I want a nice beach and a sea that was close to restaurants, shops, see the sights. What are the beaches and hotels can you recommend (do not interfere with the tides and calm sea)? ...
admin 18 January, 2018

Hello!
Once you've never been, IMHO, you are best to go to Patong, everything is there. And so read our review of beaches can you have an opinion appears. ...
26 April, 2018
tell me and Patong beach is the surfing? ...
Pasternaque June 27, 2018

In Patong, the wave is so-so. Better to Kata ...
DAMI 13 September, 2018
Good evening,
what would you say the p-well, Kamala?
Or posovetuyte what to choose?
Need a hotel with a beach for family with two children,
to pools with slides etc
No Patong Beach
something more calm but that could go
in restaurants and massage parlors nearby,
and to travel by car ( zoo, water Park, etc.)
Thanks for the replies ...
admin 14 September, 2018

About Chalong already reported here https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/thai/phuket-pliaji#chalong and https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/thai/phuket-pliaji-chalong. For a short stay I would highly not recommend. I didn't live in but came walked and treated him, then to the description to do I this area is not "inserted". If long-term stay, then it is to be away from the crowds. ...
Анна23 6 September 2019
Good day! Tell me which beach the deep sea, not to go in shallow water, and once in depth. and to quiet the place was. the hotel and restaurants, cafes (even low). Thanks in advance. ...
admin September 7, 2019

Hello Anna! I think such beaches in Phuket there is at least on the West coast, primarily because of the slope of the bottom. He is everywhere small, a sharp gradient there. But more or less to suit your needs can come to Karon, Bang Tao or Kamala. ...
parll12 September 7, 2019
Also plan to visit, but a lot of questions. Who was already, would be very grateful if you accomplish your goal in PM and chat, as a lot of questions about the beaches and many others. Thanks in advance to those who answer)) ...
admin September 8, 2019

Better here to ask questions, hardly anyone individually in PM you will advise. ...

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