Category Archives: History & Geography


Geography

The west coast of Phuket Island faces out across the Adaman Sea which is separated from the Bay of Bengal by Andaman-Nicobar ridge and forms part of the Indian Ocean.  It is here that you will find the best of Phuket’s beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. The effect of millions of years [...]


History

Evidence of developed civilization in Phuket dates back well before it’s discovery by Europeans in the 16th century. In fact, the earliest recorded civilization in Phuket dates back to the 5th century B.C.  These tribes, known as the Ban Chiang, existed here until at least the 3rd century A.D after which there is no further [...]