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Phuket


Phuket, Thailand
Phuket is a city on the Southeast of Phuket Island in Thailand, the island itself being located in the Andaman Sea near the Kra Isthmus in southern Thailand. On the West of the island of Phuket are many beautiful sandy beaches, which have been developed into tourist centers including Karon, Kata and Patong.

Phuket was damaged by the 2004 Tsunami, but all the damaged buildings and attractions have since been restored.

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Top 10 Phuket (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2017-12-19
Paperback (128 pages)

Top 10 Phuket (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide)
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With hot spots such as lively Phuket Town and the sprawling Patong beach resort, this guide allows you to discover the best of everything Thailand's biggest island has to offer. Five easy-to-follow itineraries explore the city's most interesting areas—from beautiful karst islands to idyllic bays—while reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, and nightlife in Phuket help you plan your perfect trip.

True to its name, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Phuket covers all the major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

   • Itineraries help you plan your trip.
   • Top 10 lists feature off-the-beaten-track ideas, along with standbys like the top attractions, shopping, dining options, and more.
   • Comprehensive laminated pull-out map includes color-coded design, public transportation maps, and street indexes.
   • Maps of walking routes show you the best ways to maximize your time.
   • Additional maps marked with sights from the guidebook are shown on inside cover flaps, with selected street index and metro map.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Phuket.

Series Overview: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Top 10 are handy travel guides that take the work out of planning a trip. Packed with amazing ideas, informative maps, insider tips, and useful advice, DK's Top 10 guides lead you to the very best your destination has to offer. The pocket size make these the perfect guide to take on vacation. Discover the history, art, architecture, and culture of your destination through Top 10 lists, from the best museums, bars, and sights to the places to avoid.

Lonely Planet Pocket Phuket (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

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Paperback (160 pages)

Lonely Planet Pocket Phuket (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Phuket is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Find your perfect white beach, rock-climb at Railay Beach or dive in the aquamarine waters of the Similan Island; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Phuket and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Phuket:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Over 10 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Phuket Town, Hat Patong, Hat Karon, Hat Kata, Rawai, Hat Kamala, Hat Surin, Ao Bang Thao, Thalang, Northern Beaches and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Phuket, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Thailand for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Discover Thailand, a photo-rich guide that focuses on the country's best experiences.
  • Looking to have a beach-centric trip? Check out Lonely Planet Thailand's Islands and Beaches.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards winner in Favorite Travel Guide category for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Greater Than a Tourist – Phuket Thailand: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By Jelena Parnkasem

Independently published
Paperback (99 pages)

Greater Than a Tourist – Phuket Thailand: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
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Are you excited about planning your next trip? Do you want to try something new while traveling? Would you like some guidance from a local? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is just for you. (Title of Book) by (name of author) offers the inside scope on (location). Most travel books tell you how to travel like a tourist. Although there's nothing wrong with that, as a part of the Greater than a Tourist series, this book will give you travel tips from someone who lives at your next travel destination. In these pages you'll discover local advice that will help you throughout your stay. This book will not tell you exact addresses or store hours but instead will give you an excitement and knowledge from a local that you may not find in other smaller print travel books. Travel like a local. Slow down, stay in one place, and get to know the people and the culture of a place. By the time you finish this book, you will be eager and prepared to travel to your next destination.

Lonely Planet Pocket Phuket (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2019-07-16
Paperback (160 pages)

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket Phuket is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Find your perfect white beach, rock-climb at Railay Beach or dive in the aquamarine waters of the Similan Island; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Phuket and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Phuket:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Phuket Town, Hat Patong, Hat Karon, Hat Kata, Rawai, Hat Kamala, Hat Surin, Ao Bang Thao, Thalang, Northern Beaches and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Phuket, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking to have a beach-centric trip? Check out Lonely Planet Thailand's Islands and Beaches.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Phuket 25 Secrets - The Locals Travel Guide For Your Trip to Phuket 2019 ( Thailand ): Skip the tourist traps and explore like a local

By 55 Secrets

Released: 2018-11-08
Kindle Edition (30 pages)

Phuket 25 Secrets - The Locals Travel Guide  For Your Trip to Phuket 2019 ( Thailand ): Skip the tourist traps and explore like a local
 
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25 Secrets you would never find out about PHUKET



Welcome to the most Complete PHUKET Travel Guide for Tourists made by locals!

Here Is a Preview of What You'll Learn Inside...


♥Introduction: PHUKET
♥25 Unique activities to do when you are in town
♥Best places to eat in town
♥Best local Markets
♥Top Sea Food Places
♥Where to Volunteer
♥Best Museums
♥Best Bars
♥Best things to do in Phuket
♥Best islands to visit
♥ Much, much more!

* * *FREE GIFT INSIDE – The Best BEACHES TO EXPLORE * * *
If you are heading to the wonderful island of Phuket anytime soon this book will give you an insight of the best places and most unique places to see where you will mingle with the locals and get to see and do the activities as one of them.

We have prepared a unique BUCKET LIST with the 25 most unique experiences you can have in PHUKET
Most people don't even take the time to prepare themselves in advance, and just wish for the best once they have arrived! Most people aren't aware of some of the most amazing places Phuket can offer... And it'd be such a pity to miss them! That's precisely why we desperately need the RIGHT travel guide first. Don’t arrive to Phuket (Thailand ) and follow the crowds of Tourists. With this exclusive travel guide made by locals you will be finding about the places that don’t come on Lonely Planets or are listed on Trip Advisor where thousands of tourists head daily.
It took lots of time to incorporate the tips and hacks that ended up shaping this travel guide! And now, we are willing to share those secrets with you!
We will tell you where you should go, eat, sleep, and of course, party! We know you won't just settle for average boring travel guides! We know you are looking for something better; something unique that will truly help you down the road: a book with real life tips, recommendations, useful travel hacks and data... everything you may need in your trip. You've just found what you were looking for!

Our goal is simple. we will give you a complete and detailed Bucket list with MAPS to all the locations to make sure you won’t get lost in the amazing island of Phuket transforming your trip into absolutely amazing experience. We will help you simplify your path, showing you exactly where the best places are.


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Phuket Marco Polo Pocket Travel Guide - with pull out map (Marco Polo Pocket Guides)

By Marco Polo Travel Publishing

Marco Polo Travel Publishing, Ltd.
Released: 2019-03-08
Paperback (132 pages)

Phuket Marco Polo Pocket Travel Guide - with pull out map (Marco Polo Pocket Guides)
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Marco Polo Pocket Guide Phuket: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips


Explore Phuket with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the island’s trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place. Let Marco Polo show you all that Phuket has to offer…

Phuket is a real pearl, one of the most attractive destinations in Southeast Asia. Whether you prefer peace or action, a stage show or natural beauty, this island world of the Andaman Sea has it all. It is never far to the nearest glorious beach and visitors are met with a friendly smile… This is Phuket!

Your Marco Polo Phuket Pocket Guide includes:

• Insider Tips – we show you the hidden gems and little-known secrets that offer a real insight into this wonderful island. Enjoy yoga on the beach, go tubing in the jungle or dine in a gourmet restaurant while watching classic films.

• Best of – find the best things to do for free, the best ‘only in’ Phuket experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself.

• Sightseeing – all the top sights are organized by area so you can easily plan your trip.

• Discovery Tours – specially tailored tours will get you to the heart of Phuket. You can experience all of Phuket’s unique character with these inspirational itineraries.

• Phuket in full-color – Marco Polo Pocket Guide Phuket includes full-color photos throughout the guide bringing the island to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip.

• Touring App – you can download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again!

• Road Atlas and pull-out map – we’ve included a detailed road atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour.

• Useful Thai phrases – the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by.

Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Phuket to show you around this wonderful island. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Phuket has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy.

Lonely Planet Thailand's Islands & Beaches (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Tim Bewer & David Eimer

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-07-17
Paperback (448 pages)

Lonely Planet Thailand s Islands & Beaches (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher*  

Lonely Planet’s Thailand’s Islands & Beaches is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stretch out on a perfect swath of white sand on Ko Lipe, rock climb the limestone karsts of Railay, and dive or snorkel around coral reefs with all kinds of fish in Ko Tao – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Thailand and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Thailand’s Islands & Beaches:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - covering history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
  • Covers Bangkok, Ko Chang & the Eastern Seaboard, Hua Hin & the Upper Gulf, Ko Samui & the Lower Gulf, Phuket & the Andaman Coast

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Thailand’s Islands & Beaches is our most comprehensive guide to Thailand’s islands and beaches, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences.

After wider or more extensive city coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s Thailand and Bangkok guides for a comprehensive look at all the country and capital have to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times

‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

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Phuket Travel Guide 2019 : Top 20 Local Places You Can't Miss in Phuket Thailand

By Phuket Travel Guide & Antonio Araujo

Released: 2017-01-19
Kindle Edition (33 pages)

Phuket  Travel Guide 2019 : Top 20 Local Places You Can t Miss in Phuket Thailand
 
Product Description:

Are You Ready to Take Off to Phuket?



Welcome to the best Phuket Travel Guide made by locals!

Plan an unforgettable vacation with this best-selling Local Travel Guide reference that shows you where to go, how to get there, and what you need to know before you begin your adventure in Phuket. This book will give you an insight of the best places and most unique places to see where you will mingle with the locals and get to see and do the activities as one of them.

What You'll Find Inside...


♥20 Unique activities to enjoy your Trip
♥Where to eat in town
♥Where to go Shopping
♥Best Parks & Views
♥Where to Grab a Drink
♥Locals Favourite Places
♥ Much, much more!

Phuket is a city steeped in cultural and historical riches, offering some of the world's finest dining, sport, shopping and landscapes. Be inspired to visit by the brand new Insight Local’s Guide, a concise, compact guide to this iconic destination that combines lively text with the best insights from Locals to highlight the best that the city has to offer.

It took lots of time to incorporate the tips and hacks that ended up shaping this travel guide! And now, we are willing to share those 20 Top Activities with you!

We will tell you where you should go, eat, sleep, and of course, party! We know you won't just settle for average boring travel guides! We know you are looking for something better; something unique that will truly help you down the road: a book with real life tips, recommendations, useful travel hacks and data... everything you may need in your trip.
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