International Flights To Phuket Set To Resume On July 1

All eyes are on Phuket as the first South-East Asian holiday destination opens up to fully vaccinated leisure travel this July. This is a welcome sign to the region that has suffered closures and lockdowns for well over 18 months, with the devastating impact felt most acutely by the most vulnerable in the region. The volume of passengers and flights heading into Phuket is expected to increase gradually over the coming weeks, starting from July 1. Vaccinated leisure travellers from the Middle East and Europe will be among the first to take advantage of these open skies and head to Phuket to enjoy the tropical island’s hospitality, beaches, marine adventures, culture and culinary treats. Phuket’s monsoon season will peak in

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Thailand’s Quarantine-Free Leisure Travel Reopening Plan

Thailand aims to be the first country in South East Asia to open its borders for leisure travel gradually. After a year in lockdown and a couple of false starts, the Thai authorities are now confident that with the vaccine rollout picking up momentum globally, reopening of borders to vaccinated leisure travel will be a safer affair going forward. Thailand’s ‘Phuket Plan’ has been built up from the ‘Maldives model’. The details of Thailand’s reopening plan may vary and be tweaked over the coming weeks as the pandemic situation is evolving globally at a fast pace. As it stands now, the rules and protocols to be implemented for the soft reopening are stated below. Rules For Phuket’s Travel Reopening in

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Sail Away On A Catamaran Amidst Breathtaking Views Of Phuket

Wake up to the distinct scent of the sea and drift off to dreamland as the breeze whispers, “Don’t be afraid, I am here. Close your eyes, breathe the salty air, and let the spirit of the ocean move you.” Aboard the Blue Moon Catamaran in the middle of the pristine waters off Phuket, this is precisely how I felt as I embark on a day trip amongst the jiggered rock islands along the Eastern bounds of the Andaman Sea. Escaping the hustle of Singapore in February, I blocked a quick weekend rendezvous in Phuket and cruised aboard this private catamaran with my family amongst the tiny, beautiful islands dotting around Phuket. Little did I know that it will be

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Phuket | Island Hopping Guide

All you need to know to plan your next Phuket island hopping adventure! We all know Phuket is known for having some of the best beach island getaways! With multiple islands each more beautiful than the next, there’s no better way to discover this city than island hopping. If you’re unsure on which islands you should head to, we’ve listed out the highlights of each island and how you can get there! Besides, the beautiful sunny beaches and colorful landscapes are your best bet if you’re looking to escape from the monsoon season back home. New Klook craft for your Phuket island hopping The Klook Catamaran Yacht  Good news for all Phuket-bound travellers! Klook has recently launched two new sea

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Sense of Romance package from Banyan Tree Phuket

What’s Included This dreamy coastal resort is offering a chance to retreat to your own private sanctuary. Book at least three nights in Banyan Tree Phuket‘s meditative Spa Pool villas and you’ll be entitled to a relaxing one-hour couple’s spa treatment at Banyan Tree Spa; 20 percent discount on all body massages; dinner for two at the Watercourt Restaurant; complimentary in-villa breakfast for two; romantic room set-up; and return airport transfers. The deluxe villas are designed to rejuvenate, with hydrojet Jacuzzis, outdoor bathtubs, tranquil surrounding gardens, and a bedroom with calming lights, music and aromatherapy. The Deal A night in a Spa Pool villa, from Bt31,366, through March 31. Website: banyantree.com Check hotel rates Photos courtesy of Banyan Tree Phuket.

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Hot Summer Offer at The Boathouse Phuket

Have you planned your next getaway? Booking.com Don’t miss the hot summer offer at The Boathouse Phuket, book by 27 July 2018 to enjoy 45% off Best Available Rates. Use Access Code: SOF45 Stay period: now – 31 October 2018 (Min 3 nights’ stay) Package includes: • Daily breakfast • Resort credit THB 400 per day • Complimentary return airport transfer with minimum 5 nights’ stay

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Why an island on Thailand’s Andaman coast is Asia’s most popular beach destination

AMPLE SPACE, AWESOME VARIETYSmaller islands might suffer from the popularity Phuket enjoys. But this is a big island: 50 km. long by 20 km. wide. The interior of plains and mountains is ringed by 30 beaches, ranging from secluded gems to stretches lively with water activities and nightlife. A bridge to the mainland is at its northern tip, close to the airport. Chartered boats and ferries connect it to spectacular offshore islands. It’s easy to access all Phuket has to offer. If you seek raucous nightlife, you’ll find it on Patong Beach. Are you fascinated by Sino-Portuguese architecture and history? Phuket Town has it. Excellent restaurants featuring fresh local seafood, Thai, Asian and European fare will tempt you, along with

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