Among the many beautiful islands of Thailand, Phuket and Samui ranked in 3rd and 4th place in the recent survey of the Top 10 islands in Asia released by TripAdvisor. The survey is part of the Best Traveller’s Choices 2015 rated by millions of Travellers over the 12-month period.
Thailand did a great job on conquering half of the list, they are Ko Tao in Surat Thani (1st), Phuket (3rd), Samui in Surat Thani (4th), Ko Lanta in Krabi Province (6th) and Ko Phangan in Surat Thani.
On TripAdvisor’s site, there are over 300,000 reviews and opinions on Phuket page, while Samui has almost 200,000 reviews and opinion on its topic. Visitors can find out top attractions, hotels, restaurants and trends on the destination page.
For Phuket, there are 19 popular destinations recommended on the island with Patong, Phuket Town, Rawai, Karon and Kata top the first five ranks. While Samui has 11 popular destinations with Bophut, Chaweng, Lamai, Mae Nam and Choeng Mon ranked the first 5 on the list.
Each destination page is very user-friendly, it tells important information for travellers like recommended accommodations, attractions, activities and restaurants. You can also see the numbers of available accommodation, restaurants and holiday rentals in that certain destinations as well.
The Top 10 Islands in Asia came just after the result of Top 25 Best Beaches in Asia which Phuket had 2 beaches top the list at 3rd and 8th places.
Phuket is located in the South of Thailand, it is the biggest island of the country. The best time to travel to Phuket is during December to March. Phuket is famous for its beautiful beaches, the Andaman sea and islands such as Phi Phi Island, Kai Island, Similan Islands and many more.
Samui is also located in the South of Thailand and is the 3rd biggest island in the country. The best time to visit Koh Samui is generally during dry season from mid of December to April. However, sometimes there is monsoon storm and might affects the weather there.