A pearl in the Andaman sea, tropical Phuket has verdant rain forests, rolling mountains and some of Thailand’s most popular beaches, most of which are found along the clear waters of the western coast. With powder-fine sands, a crystalline ocean, and lively night scene, it's no wonder travellers come from far and wide to vacation here. Phuket is the perfect place to go on an ocean adventure, with speedboat tours of snorkel and dive sites and day tours to nearby beaches like the Phi Phi islands, where the best sealife and coral forests can be found. The Phuket Bird Park and Splash Jungle Water Park are great for a day out with the family, while the Simon Cabaret offers up a thrilling display of transgender talent. It's is a tropical paradise teeming with exciting activities that you shouldn't miss out on.