It's hard to holiday on a budget, especially if you'd prefer to travel somewhere overseas. There's nothing more exciting than taking a plane somewhere new and it seems the further from home you get the more you feel like you've had a real holiday. Thanks to these budget Phuket resorts, it's now even easier to travel overseas without breaking the bank. Although travellers have become wary of the term 'budget', standards have improved immeasurably, and you won't have to sacrifice on the creature comforts to enjoy a holiday to Phuket. A far cry from the backpacker style of accommodation that many envision, these budget Phuket resorts allow you to enjoy the champagne lifestyle on a beer budget.
Budget Phuket resorts are located in some of Phuket's most popular regions including Patong Beach and Karon Beach and are generally rated at 3 stars. Offering comfortable, modern accommodation, these budget resorts still enjoy a great range of onsite facilities, amenities and great service. A far more affordable way to visit Phuket, these budget resorts still boast contemporary rooms with stunning views and their own private balconies, patios or courtyards as well as their own private ensuite bathrooms. The resorts are also home to excellent onsite facilities including large swimming pools, a number of bars and dining options, day spas, activities, water sports and more.
Set on a hillside of Karon Beach, Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort overlooking the stunning Karon Lagoon and is surrounded by swaying coconut palms. The Best Western features 180 guest rooms with comfortable and modern interiors as well as private balconies with outstanding views. The 3 star resort has 3 swimming pools, a pool bar and restaurant and is located just minutes from all the action of the town centre including shopping, dining and entertainment precincts. Also in Karon, Phuket Orchid Resort & Spa is a great property for a budget friendly escape. The 3 star resort offers a range of room types from garden view suites to pool access rooms as well as a fitness centre, day spa, supermarket, shopping arcade and much more. The Phuket Orchid Resort is renowned for its cultural demonstrations, nightly entertainment, cabaret shows, deep sea fishing expeditions and day trips to coral gardens and Phi Phi Island.
Although you'll be spending the majority of your time exploring the local area, you can still enjoy the comfortable accommodation and excellent facilities of these budget Phuket resorts without spending a fortune.