Phuket province is located in the south of Thailand. It is the largest island in Thailand and is located in the Andaman Sea. The nearest province to the north is Phang-nga, and the nearest provinces to the east are Phang-nga and Krabi.
Phuket has a strong Chinese influence, so you will find many Chinese shrines and restaurants in the city. Every year there is a Chinese vegetarian festival here. Even though the Chinese community is quite large, there are many other ethnicities that bring their traditions and festivals to Phuket from all over the world.
As a large island, Phuket is surrounded by many beautiful beaches, such as Rawai, Patong, Karon, Kamala, Kata Yai, Kata Noi and Mai Khao. Laem Phromthep viewpoint is considered the place with the most beautiful sunsets in Thailand.
However, there are not only beaches, but also fantastic classical architecture, such as the Goom Restaurant. Add to this the very welcoming atmosphere and famous nightlife of Phuket and it becomes clear why the island is a hotspot