Geographical Facts of Phuket

Phuket is surrounded with lots of mountains and all these are found at west coast from south to north. Most of the area is covered with forests, palm oil, and rubber plantations and this amount may be 50%. Main beaches are found at west coast and some are at east coast but one problem is that beaches of east coast are muddy. There are lots of beautiful islands on the Phang Nga Bay of Phuket province such as Ko Hae, Ko Bon, Ko Mai Thon, Ko Lon, Ko Racha, Ko Maphrao, and Ko Yao. Lots of coral islands are also found at Sothern part of Phuket. Famous and beautiful Phi Phi islands are found at southwest and Similan islands are found at northwest.

There are three main beaches at west coast of Phuket and those are Kata, Patong, and Karon. Famous Park named Sirinat National Park is also located at northwestern coast and it covers 90sqkms and most excellent thing that 68sqkms is sea. This park also includes the beautiful Nai Yang beach and this beach is well-liked to all tourists because turtles come to this beach to lay eggs.