Holidaymakers looking for a vacation in a beautiful destination should visit Cherngtalay in Thailand. Located on the west coast of the island of Phuket, this beautiful resort has many interesting things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, condos and chalets.
The beaches near to Cherngtalay provide a lovely spot to relax and sunbathe. Swimming is popular here as well as watersports such as fishing, kayaking, surfing, snorkelling and diving. Holidaymakers looking for plenty of pampering on their vacation can go to one of the spas here offering Thai massages, foot massages and herbals saunas. Golf fans can take to the nearby 18-hole course at Laguna Phuket Golf Club. Various places near to Cherngtalay enable visitors to try horse riding and even elephant trekking. The area has a variety of shops such as small boutiques and souvenir shops as well as art galleries. Self catering holidaymakers will find a mini-market from which to purchase food and drink. Cherngtalay and other villages nearby have numerous bars and restaurants serving excellent Thai cuisine and excellent seafood dishes.
There are many beautiful buildings to be seen in and around Cherngtalay. One such attraction is Cherngtalay Temple, which is built in the typical Thai-Buddhist style. Wat Chalong is another temple well worth visiting. One of the greatest sights on Phuket is the Big Buddha, which is 45 metres high. The beautiful waterfalls of Phuket are lovely places to take a nice cool dip or enjoy a picnic with two particularly good ones located at Khao Praew Thaew National Park. Holidaymakers can take sailing or speedboat trips around the islands here including a trip to Phang Nga Bay or Phi Phi Island. One of the most photographed places on the island is Phromthep Cape.
The weather in Phuket is warm all year round. The average maximum ranges from 30 to 34 degrees centigrade and the minimums between 21 and 26. The wettest time of the year is September when the average rainfall is 362mm. May to mid-November is the rainy season but the showers are normally short.
Visitors can fly to Phuket International Airport (HKT), which is approximately 25 minutes drive from Cherngtalay. Flights arrive at Phuket from many international airports including Beijing-Capital (PEK), Brussels (BRU), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), and Zurich (ZRH). Taxis and minibuses are available from the airport as well as car hire firms. Passengers can also fly to
Bangkok International Airport (BKK) and get a connecting flight to Phuket. Flights arrive at Bangkok from many international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Athens (ATH), Beijing-Capital (PEK), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Tokyo-Narita (NRT), Vienna (VIE) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others.