Set on a headland on the west coast of the island, Amanpuri is a short drive from Phuket International Airport (HKT).
The dry season in Phuket extends from November to April. The rainy season is between May and October. While there are frequent showers during the rainy season, these often last only a short time and are followed by sunshine.
What to pack
Light clothing is appropriate with a sweater or jacket in the evenings. Sports shoes are suitable for light touring and a wide-brimmed hat is always recommended during the day. Legs, shoulders and upper arms need to be covered when visiting places of worship.
Language & Currency
Thai is the official language, and most people on the island also understand English.The Thai currency is the baht. Major credit cards are widely accepted and bureaux de change are located at the airport, banks and larger establishments.
Phuket is on Indochina Time (ICT), seven hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Electricity is 220 volts/50 cycles; converters and plug adaptors are available.
Medical services are available round the clock at Amanpuri. Reasonable precautions should be taken against mosquito-borne diseases.
Please check with your nearest Thai embassy or consulate prior to travel. Visa requirements vary from country to country and the Amanpuri team can advise on the latest legislation.
In 2015, Amanpuri is closed during the month of June. The resort team can advise on visas as well as assist with any other travel arrangements, including transfers and private flights.