Articles Mentioning Phuket Hotels

The 12 Best Hotels for a Lazy Getaway

We at Oyster love safari adventures and hiking in national parks, but sometimes, we simply want to relax and recharge. Certain resorts are better suited for a leisurely trip, with amenities such as 24-hour butler and room service, ample loungers by the pool and beach, and expansive spas with tons of soothing treatments. So if…

The World’s Most Notorious Red Light Districts

Whether they’re spoken about openly, or talked about in hushed tones, there are corners of almost every major city where the sex trade is thriving. From Nevada to Amsterdam, Paris, and Bangkok, red light districts have occupied a place in the minds of artists, writers, self-professed bohemians, moralists, ethicists, and travelers for centuries. Of course,…

20 Private Plunge Pools With Stunning Views

Private plunge pools have long been coveted features in luxury hotel rooms, and these days they’re easier than ever to come by, particularly in destinations like the Caribbean and Mexico. But some stand out above the rest. We used to be so excited about the idea of a pool just for us that we didn’t…

The 16 Most Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts in the World

An all-inclusive getaway can be one of the best ways to unwind — your food, drinks, entertainment, and anything else you could want are taken care of without any thought on your part. During our travels, we’ve found amazing all-inclusive resorts in a wide array of categories — from adults-only to budget-friendly and family-focused properties. But…

10 Destinations Worth Your Full Two-Week Vacation

Doling out your vacation days can be tough. Whether you live in the United States, where companies don’t legally have to give workers any paid-vacation days, or in the European Union, which by law has to give employees at least four work weeks of paid vacation, chances are you’re often thinking about how you’ll use…

The 9 Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destinations

Sometimes, you just need a beach getaway. Unfortunately, you also often need a thick wallet to enjoy one properly. But before you convince yourself that you simply don’t have the cash for a vacation to fill-in-the-blank, take a look at our list of nine amazing beach destinations — that are surprisingly affordable.

Everything You Need to Know About All-Inclusive Resorts

All-inclusive resorts have just as many super fans as major haters. While we’ve had some disappointing experiences at huge megaresorts with mediocre food and watered-down drinks, we’ve also stayed in luxurious properties with phenomenal food, top-shelf alcohol, and even spa treatments included in the rate. So if you’re wondering whether an all-inclusive hotel should be…

The 9 Best Beaches in Phuket, Thailand

Thailand may attract many visitors with its night markets, ornate temples, and elephant sanctuaries, but equally popular are the stunning beaches found through its many islands. One of the most popular of these islands is Phuket, a tourist-friendly spot with hotels of all categories, delicious food, and beautiful turquoise water. Numerous stretches of sand can…