Phuket, one of Thailand’s major tourist destinations is renowned for the variety of cuisine available to its guests from around the world. Restaurants are available to please every palate whether it be Thai, Chinese or Western food that is desired. In fact dining is one of the resort island’s key attractions; it is quite possible to have a quick breakfast at your hotel, a light lunch at a wayside noodle stall and a sumptuous multi-course dinner at a classy restaurant. As befitting a seaside resort seafood figures prominently on the menus of many restaurants in the area, but a vast selection of other foods are readily available.

Patong Beach is noted for its exciting nightlife but with the huge number of cosmopolitan tourists it attracts, it is not surprising that a bewildering array of restaurants representing many diverse nationalities around the globe are to be found in the locale. Joe’s Downstairs is an esteemed restaurant popular among the young and affluent offering many international specialties. For lovers of Italian food Da Maurizio is an unbeatable choice providing superb authentic Italian specialties. The White Box is a classy restaurant offering excellent cuisine by the beachside.

The expansive Karon Beach serves up tantalizing cuisine in the shape of Mexican specialties at the Las Margaritas Grill & Cantina. Families seeking fresh seafood will be delighted with the menu on offer at On The Rocks, one of the oldest restaurants in the Phuket area.

The bustling Kata Beach provides numerous dining opportunities in the shape of Capannina, an attractive Italian restaurant; the impressive Kampong Kata Hill which serves up delectable Thai specialties amidst a gallery/museum ambience; and Ratri Jazztaurant which offers appealing dining and a sensational view over Kata Bay, amongst many others.

Kamala Beach offers a variety of dining options ranging from inexpensive eateries to choice seafood restaurants and upscale dining. Surin Beach also features excellent seafood in an array of unpretentious eateries while sophisticated restaurants are also located in this area. Meanwhile Phuket Town houses numerous charming restaurants, many located in traditional shophouses.

Phuket luxury villas are an excellent accommodation choice for visitors to the area and those offered by Anantara Phuket, Thailand are an unbeatable choice. These well-appointed Phuket pool villas never fail to enchant the visitor.