Phuket is both an island and a province, the largest in Thailand and the size of Singapore (539 sq.km, 48 km north to south, 21 km east to west), located on the south-west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea and connected to the mainland by the Sarasin Bridge.
The currency is the Thai Baht and the electricity is 220 Volt. Most of the population is Buddhist. Phuket has an International Airport mostly deserved by Thai Airways, Air Asia and Nok Air.
Pattaya is 147 kilometres southeast of Bangkok, facing the Gulf of Thailand. It is Asia's premier beach destination attracting families, couples and single visitors. Pattaya's relaxing tropical ambience offers every ingredient for memorable holidays. Accommodation ranges from luxurious hotels with superb convention facilities to simple guesthouses.
There are a plenty of sporting opportunities both on land and water including golfing, game fishing and scuba-diving.
Theme and amusement parks, off-beat museums and botanical gardens offer a variety of leisure activities and entertainment for all family members.