Villas are Popular for Tourists in Phuket

by : Wolfgang Jaegel

Phuket, acknowledged as the 'Pearl of the South,' or the 'Pearl of the Andaman,' is one of the most premier vacation spots in the world. Located in the sparkling waters of the Andaman Sea and about 850 kilometers south of Bangkok, Phuket is the only island in the country with the status of a province.

Phuket is also the largest island in Thailand, occupying an area of about 570 square kilometers. There are more than 33 islands in Phuket, and the administrative center of the province is Phuket Town, which in turn is regarded as the economic hub of the island. With splendid shorelines, beautiful coves and bays, mysterious caves, secluded islands, lush mountains, and much more, this island destination, in deed, is a not to miss attraction in the country.

However, much of the glory of the island lies in its stupendous beaches, which among many others, are Bang Tao, Ao Sehn, Chalong Bay, Freedom Beach, Kalim Beach, Kamala Beach, Karon and Kata Beach, Kata Noi Beach, Laem Singh Beach, Le Phang, Nai Ton, Pansea Beach, Patong, and Yanoi Beach.

All of the beaches in the area serve as an excellent base in order to indulge in a number of activities such as diving, snorkeling, sailing, deep sea fishing, canoeing, and swimming. Equally fabulous is attractions in Phuket such as Thalang National Museum, Wat Pra Tong, Wat Pra Nahng Sahng, and Wat Chalong. Apart from these, Phuket is a venue for a number of festivals such as Vegetarian Festival and Phuket Gay Festival. Above all, worth mentioning is the vibrant nightlife of the place, with a number of night clubs, disco establishments, and restaurants.

In short, Phuket has everything to enthrall tourists, touring here from different parts of the world. Hence, the destination has a range of accommodation options to cater to all types of tourists, no matter you are honeymooners, one vacationing with family and friends, or simply sightseers.

Although resorts and hotels are the most popular accommodation choice among the travelers, nowadays options such as condominium and villas are also becoming popular among the tourists, especially westerners and tourists seeking more privacy. Holidays in villas are also a great option for those who want to experience the tranquility and gorgeousness of the place in a unique as well as comfortable way.

A villa is usually a single detached or free standing structure, and would be mostly located nearby beaches. Depending upon the preferences and budget of guests, a variety of villas are available in Phuket. For those who can spend extravagantly for their Phuket vacation, one of the best accommodation choices would be luxury villas with relaxed one or two bedrooms, expansive living areas with entertainment facilities, fully equipped kitchens, and spacious garage areas.

When comes to amenities, this type of villa is complete with television with satellite connection, CD and DVD players, Wifi internet, personal safes, and direct dial telephones. Some of the luxury services even offer such facilities as salt water pool, private gardens, air conditioned bedrooms, daily maid services, and superb massage treatments.

From romantic villas to astounding beachside villas, a variety of villa rentals are available in Phuket. For instance, there are family villas that can accommodate up to 10-15 people. If you are a tourist seeking luxury, then superb options are available in the form of deluxe villa attached with top-end comforts.

Even villas are available that are exclusively designed for newly weds and honeymooners. A honeymoon villas offer facilities such as wedding villa decoration, three-tiered wedding cakes, rejuvenating couples massages, complimentary daily fruit, private secluded sun deck and swimming pools, double Jacuzzi, services of highly professional Thai chefs, and much more.