The party island to sea and be scene, Phuket is rocketing up the Asian island stylometer with lush new properties, restaurants, shopping and leisure pleasures popping up like polka dots on a teeny-weeny. There's simply no point resisting. Connie, get your kaftan...

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Keemala – Phuket’s holistic hotel in the jungle
A verdant haven of rainforest villas offering one stylish strain of jungle fever.
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XANA Beach Club
Wine, dine and recline under cover of silky Andaman tides and toasty Phuket sun at XANA Beach Club.
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Underwood Art Factory – From junk to funk
Take a statement piece of Phuket design home with you, courtesy of the island’s most recognised nest-featherer.
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Four ways to evade the annual tropical tantrum.
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