Phuket is Thailand ís largest
island, approximately the size of Singapore. Phuket
nestles in balmy Andaman Sea waters on Thailandís
Indian Ocean coastline 862 kilometres south of Bangkok.
Phuket formerly derives its wealth from tin and
rubber, and enjoyed a rich and colourful history.
The island was on one of the major trading routes
between India and China, and was frequently mentioned
in foreign traderís ship logs.