With the moderate appeal of truly flawless sea shores, an energizing nightlife, and heart-siphoning undertakings, it’s a transgression to not experience your dreams in Thailand. Regardless of whether you’re arranging a single guy/unhitched female outing, a sea shore excursion, or a shopping endeavor, the nation has something to suit every one of your needs. Probably, the best place to visit in Thailand with companions is Phuket.
Phuket, a rainforested, bumpy island in the Andaman Ocean, has a portion of Thailand’s most well known sea shores, fundamentally arranged along the away from of the western shore. The island is home to some very good quality ocean side hotels, spas and cafés. Phuket City, the capital, has old shophouses and occupied markets. Patong, the primary hotel town, has numerous clubs, bars and discos.
This excellent place is ideal for the individuals who wish to appreciate an interminable stream of activity during the day, party until dawn, and attendant their headache lolling under palm trees on a sea shore the following morning. Come night or day, it holds the guarantee of good occasions.
Phuket has something for each kind of gathering fan. For hard core partiers, there’s Bangla Road – a world-popular road lit up by dance club, lager bars, go-go bars and strip clubs, it’s your one-stop party shop. You can go through consistently on Bangla Road and still not get enough of it.
Need to relax for the evening? There are sea shore bars playing Bob Marley, remote hippy alcoves and swanky housetop bars here, as well.
In the event that Phuket dulls your faculties around evening time, it can race your heart continuously. Adrenaline junkies can get their portion from bungee bouncing and zip lining, while those searching for something milder would scuba be able to jump, snorkel or ride ATVs.
How is the weather and climate in Phuket?
Phuket has a tropical monsoonal atmosphere. It’s warm all year, yet it is hottest from April to May and from September to October. The September–October period is likewise the wettest, because of the south-west rainstorm.
The months between November and April are considered peak season in Phuket. Temperatures hover in the lower 80s and the oceans are relatively calm, (especially when compared to the strong currents characteristic of monsoon season). Still, peak season also ushers in peak accommodation rates.
Because of its situation in the Andaman Sea, Phuket climate is for the most part mellow. The island stays away from most of the hurricanes and typhoons which once in a while hitter Hong Kong and the Philippines. Overwhelming downpours in September and October can cause minor interruptions. All things considered, it’s uncommon to see a few days of awful climate. Note that online weather forecasts are consistently on the negative side – an entire week with the tempest symbol doesn’t mean it will rain throughout the day!
When is the Best Time to go to Phuket?
The best time to visit Phuket is between November and April when weather conditions are ideal for beach activities, such as swimming and boating. The six months between May and October are monsoon season, and although accommodation prices are much lower this time of year, the water conditions can be dangerous.
December through March is the north-east monsoon season. Mainland Thailand blocks the monsoon rains, leaving only cool breezes and blue skies over Phuket. The average temperature is around 24°C to 32°C (75°F to 89°F) and the humidity is at its lowest.
The hottest Phuket weather is from April through May, with temperatures ranging from 27°C to 36°C (80°F to 95°F). Humidity is high, at this time, which can make the days feel even hotter. Occasional short, thundery showers bring a little relief from the heat. There’s also the Thai New Year festival of Songkran in mid-April when you’re likely to get splashed with cold water.
From May to October, Phuket experiences monsoon season characterized by heavy rains and an angry ocean of powerful waves and dangerous rip currents. During this reason, swimming on the west coast of the island is not recommended. But if visitors don’t mind some rain and can steer clear of west coast swimming, the temperatures, which average in the 80s, and the cheap accommodation prices, can make a visit during monsoon season enjoyable.
Locals enjoy visiting in June, July and August. The weather in Phuket is generally fine and the island’s favourite attractions remain uncrowded. The usual pattern is for brief but heavy showers, with plenty of sunshine between downpours. Temperatures over this period range between 20°C to 33°C (70°F and 90°F).
The weather in Phuket is usually at its worst in September and early-October. These months see the heaviest rainfall and the roughest seas. Even so, this makes it the best time for surfers to visit. You’ll find the beaches, attractions, restaurants and roads relatively quiet. Even at this time, you can usually expect long sunny spells between the showers.
Phuket weather is generally enjoyable. Nevertheless, it is not the only factor to consider in determining the best time to visit. Phuket also has festivals and celebrations that you will not like to miss. Some of these festivals are outlined below:
*Makha Bucha Day (February or March)
*Thao Thepkasattri-Thao Sri Suntorn Festival (March)
*Phuket Bike Week (April)
*Visakha Bucha (May/June)
*Laguna Phuket International Marathon (June)
*Phuket Vegetarian Festival (October)