Phuket is the southern province in Thailand located in the Andaman Sea. The island of Phuket is the largest island in the province and also in the country. It is home to tropical nature, amazing beaches, outstanding seaside resorts and multiple famous landmarks. Phuket is also a great starting point for visiting such famous islands like Phi Phi or Similan.
March belongs to the hot season, when the weather in Thailand is dry and daily temperatures can reach more than 40°C. It is a good time of the year to visit Phuket. The sea is calm and warm, the skies are mostly clear and the chance of rain is very low.
Flights are operated by SWISS airlines. The company is the national airline of Switzerland and a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group. For more details about the airline read our post about airlines which operate cheap flights between Europe and Asia.
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A cheap return flight from Amsterdam to Phuket in March 2019
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Where to stay in Phuket
Phuket is home to dozens of very different beaches and to a have a great holiday it is important to choose the right beach which matches your expectations.
Patong beach is the island’s main nightlife destination. It is mostly known for Bangla Road, which has the highest concentration of clubs and bars in Phuket. Patong beach offers a wide selection of both luxury and budget hotels, many perfect restaurants, a good shopping and amazing sunsets.
Kata beach is popular among young families with kids, divers and surfers (good waves are between May and November). It offers a good selection of hotels, some great restaurants and shops, a nice coral reef and some picturesque viewpoints.
The best quality hotels and spas are based on a quite Camala beach which is mostly popular among older tourists. It offers a relaxed atmosphere, good restaurants right on the beach and some surfing between May and November.
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