Located just off the southern Thailand peninsula, the island of Phuket is a gem for tourists searching for a tropical paradise. There are 3 ways to reach the island. Highway 402 crosses a bridge onto the northern reaches of the island. On the northwestern side of the island is the Phuket International Airport. Boats can also be taken to the island from the mainland. There are regular ferries and charters available.
Lying entirely within the Andaman Sea, Phuket has a wealth of activities for visitors. For golf enthusiasts, there are several golf courses inland. For those that love water sports, it is truly a paradise. Surfing, kayaking and swimming are featured at many of the island's resort areas. For those that prefer cliff climbing, Phuket offers its own version on karst cliffs that are rated for various levels of climbing expertise. Even those that just want to relax in the sun will find this beautiful South Seas Island perfect.