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Phuket is a paradise island in the Andaman Sea on the west coast of Thailand blessed with stunning beaches, lush forested mountains, temples, local markets, delicious cuisine, shopping malls and much more!

There is so much to see and do, including visiting Phuket Old Town which reveals the islands rich and colourful history in its architecture and museums. The place to party is Patong Beach where Bangla Road walking street comes to life with bars, clubs and entertainment each evening.

Seafood lovers cannot miss a visit to Rawai Sea Gypsy Village where the fishermen sell their daily catch and prepare it for a delicious dining experience. One of the most famous view points in Phuket is Promthep Cape, also in Rawai within easy reach of The Vijitt Resort. Phuket Big Buddha perched on the mountain in Chalong also offers amazing views as well as a spiritual experience.

If you are looking for a top luxury hotel in Phuket to enjoy the best the island has to offer, book your stay at The Vijitt Resort. Phuket International Airport is located 45 kilometers away and we are situated on the east coast making it easy to set sail for an island hopping adventure.

For island excursion information, please contact reservation@vijittresort.com


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Rawai Beach:
Rawai Beach is one of Phuket south coast significant beaches. It's not a swimming beach but a peaceful atmosphere with beautiful views. Enjoy delicious seafood restaurants along the beachfront or take a longtail boat to nearby islands. The beach offers a unique local feel and is perfect for a peaceful holiday. **Free shuttle bus service from hotel is available. Please check and book the schedule in advance**
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Friendship Beach:
This is a sheltered secluded beach. The main appeals of Friendship Beach are the views across Chalong Bay to Cape Panwa, Lon and Coral Island. The sea is shallow and tidal but has a fascinating sea garden to explore many different types of habitats such as star fish, crabs, and corals. Fishing and kayaking are possible and recently the beach becomes popular for kite surfing activities.
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Gypsy Village:
One of the most interesting sections of population in Phuket is Sea Gypsy. The Sea Gypsies don't have any written language. They do not speak Thai but their own language related closely to Malay and influenced by Thai. There are numerous shell shops and seafood stalls where the fisherman sell their catches of the day. Restaurants located around that area will cook the seafood clients bought freshly from the stalls at a very reasonable price. **Free shuttle bus service from hotel is available. Please check and book the schedule in advance**
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Promthep Cape/ Sunset Point:
One of the most beautiful sunset viewing spots in Thailand is located in the most southern cape of Phuket island. It looks like a curve cape extending into the sea. It is surrounded by palm trees and grasses. This landmark has always been a daily meeting point for hundreds of tourists to line up with a camera facing west. **Free shuttle bus service from hotel is available. Please check and book the schedule in advance**
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Laem Krating:
Here is a hidden gem of the island. From Krating Resort Phuket near Ao Sane Beach, walk along the rocky cliffs and a small trail that leads to the horn-shaped rock that look like a sailboat, the landmark of Laem Krating. It takes about 35 minute walk along the path, crossing the rocks, then climb up the hill slope. Nai Harn beach, Windmill viewpoint and Phromthep Cape can also be seen from this viewpoint.
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Black Rock View Point:
It's among the most challenging viewpoint to reach in Phuket. From the Karon Viewpoint, keep driving in the direction of Nai Harn Beach and take the second road on the right. Drive that dirt road and park in assigned area, then start climbing the little hill trail. The climb is about 300 metres long to admire a superb bird-eye view on the famous Nai Harn Beach and Promthep Cape and many islands beyond.
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Phuket Old Town
The main central street of Phuket's charming old town is Thaland Road. There are several great shops, an eclectic mix of restaurants, cafe, museums and more. Experience local Phuket way of life, culture, food, and witness Sino-Portuguese architectures that make Phuket Old Town so famous. On Sunday evening, the road becomes Night Market Walking Street. **Free shuttle bus service from hotel is available. Please check and book the schedule in advance**
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Nai Harn Beach
This is a long soft sandy beach of the south of Phuket, one of a good location for beach swimming and sun bathing. With restaurants and shops, it's convenient to spend a day there. Nai Harn Lake and Wat Nai Harn are also in walking distance to visit. **Free shuttle bus service from hotel is available. Please check and book the schedule in advance**
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Big Buddha:
Huge Buddha image sits on top of the Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata Beach. Because of its size, 45 metres high and 25 metres across at the base, it is easily seen from far away. The Buddha image reflects not only the faith of local people and visitors in Buddhism but also beautiful art and architecture. Plus, this place offers 360-degree views of the island.
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Wat Chalong:
Chaithararam Temple, or known as Wat Chalong, dedicated to two highly venerable monks (Luang Pho Chaem and Luang Pho Chuang) who led citizens of local Phuket fighting against Chinese rebellion in 1876. The most recent major addition was the construction of a special chedi, 61.39 meters high, to house a fragment of bone from the Lord Buddha brought from Sri Lanka in 1999. It was installed in the chedi in September 2002 in a consecration ceremony presided over by HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, representing HM the King.
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Chalong pier:
Most visitors to the islands south of Phuket depart from Chalong pier. It is the center of Phuket yachting and diving businesses.Chalong's most noticeable feature is its 720-metre long, seven-metre wide jetty. A parking area, restaurants, shops, tourist information kiosks, open-air waiting areas, and one-stop customes, immigration and harbor master service have been built to serve visitors.
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Convenient stores and Supermarkets
Find local and international products, restaurants, banks, salon, pharmacy and much more at Villa Market, Homepro, Tesco Lotus, 7-11, and local shops nearby.