The Phuket accomodation section of our Phuket guide is ideal for travelers and tourists who are planning their first trip to Phuket. Obviously there are plenty of Phuket hotels and Phuket Resorts to choose from however there are other types of Phuket accomodation options available to travelers and tourists who would like to spend their holiday in Phuket. Our Phuket accomodation section not only describes to our readers what the Phuket accomodation options are available to them but also when the pricing for Phuket accomodation is most suitable for them.
The main question which many travelers have to use is often what the difference is between a resort and a hotel. Well on Phuket it is hard to find a real difference. Traditionally speaking resorts where the type of Phuket accomodation that offered most facilities and amenities to its guests. Nowadays you will find little difference between many Phuket resorts and hotels. What you will find however that most of of the Phuket accomodation venues along the various Phuket beaches tend to have “resort” in their name.
Phuket Accommodation – Prices
The prices for Phuket accomodation depend on a number of aspects which include location and the time of year in which travelers are expecting to visit Phuket. There are a number of different popular Phuket resort areas which include for example: Patong Beach, Surin Beach, Phuket Laguna Resort Area, Kamala Beach, Karon Beach and Kata beach. The various different Phuket accomodation providers in these Phuket resort area are not prices the same. Phuket accomodation options in Patong beach for example tend to be more expensive then what travelers would pay in Karon Beach or Kamala beach. Phuket accomodation options in the Phuket Laguna resort area however tend to be the most expensive ones due to the large number of world class 5 star Phuket resorts which are located there.
Prices for Phuket accomodation also fluctuate a great deal depending on the time of year that you are planning to stay in Phuket. The best time to find great discounted prices for Phuket accomodation is during the low season in Phuket. This period is roughly from May each year and lasts until October. Many Phuket hotels and resorts are experiencing rather low hotel room occupancy during that time of year and many Phuket accomodation do really drop a lot in their guest room prices. The most expensive time of year to visit Phuket is during the New Years and Christmas period as most Phuket accomodation venues are fully booked months in advance. If you would like to visit Phuket during this holiday period then do be sure to reserve your Phuket accomodation well in advance.
Phuket Accomodation Types
There are various different types of Phuket accomodation from which travelers and tourists can choose. The Phuket guide has listed for you some ofthe main Phuket accomodation types:
The type of Phuket accomodation that best suits you and your family depends on what your requirements are and what your budget is for your Phuket vacation. If you are traveling on a low budget for example then the ideal Phuket accomodation option for you would most likely be a Phuket guesthouse. If you have a high vacation budget and are traveling to Phuket with your children and you would like privacy and a exclusive surrounding then a Phuket Villa rental could be ideal for you. This type of Phuket accomodation normally includes a private pool, multiple bedrooms and a kitchen. A type of Phuket accommodation that is quickly gaining popularity is Phuket Time Share. Please do be careful if you are thinking about purchasing into a Phuket time share program as many of them tend to be somewhat of a rip off. A great Phuket accomodation provider that also offers Phuket timeshare is the Phuket Laguna Holiday Club as well as the Phuket Marriott Holiday Club. If you are planning to stay in Phuket for more than a few weeks then you should consider getting a Phuket apartment rental or perhaps even a Phuket house rental. Please check out the Phuket real estate section of our Phuket guide for more information about this type of Phuket accomodation...
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