Phuket – Thailand’s largest island is purely a turquoise affair. White sandy beaches and the glittering waves welcome you putting a tantalizing effect. The city is a paradise for everyone – honeymooners, backpackers, luxury travellers, family members – all tend to have equal amount of mental soothing. Sail across the emerald green waters of Phang Nga Bay – surrounded by astonishing limestone caves and rock formations, featuring the most visited James Bond Island, on the other hand, Bang Tao beach contrast having a string of luxe villas and resorts. The city boosts up your energy providing ample of bars and to go-go clubs. The nightlife entertainment in the city just cannot be ended without the majestic Phuket FantaSea – a Thai cultural theatrical show having a themed restaurant and shopping areas. The city was once ruled by the Portuguese, still impacting their architectural styles in the city streets, known as Sino-Portuguese style of architecture. Enchanting spirit of the city? Its seated Big Buddha that provides peace and harmony amongst the Phuketians. Ranked as the ‘City of Gastronomy’ by the the UNESCO, there are a few dishes that one HAS TO taste before heading home, such as – Moo Hong (boiled and spiced pork), Bue Tord (batter-fried shrimp and grass), Hokkien Noodles (sautéed noodles with seafood and barbecued pork).