Sun, surf, and James Bond's footprints in the sand.
Kayaking or sea-canoeing into the limestone caves and tunnels of the Andaman Sea is one highlight of our holiday time on the island of Phuket.
The Thai language
Mai pen rai: a slogan and a philosophy
Gay life and culture
Those go-go boy bars
Getting around Thailand
This page describes one of the five entirely different views of Thailand that you'll get on Honah Lee, a holiday for gay men, lesbians, and friends. Links at the bottom of this page connect to more information about this trip.
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Phuket (occasionally spelled Puket see The Thai Language) lies nestled in the Andaman Sea, linked to the mainland by bridge. No doubt about it: Phuket is commercialized, with a higher percentage of tourists than any other location in Thailand. But Phuket is fun, the golden beaches and turquoise sea are beautiful, and here you can find whatever combination you want of relaxation and excitement. Phuket is the perfect spot to wind down as our holiday ends.
We'll spend a day sea-canoeing (or sea-kayaking the actual boats used are something of a hybrid between canoe and kayak) around and into the towering limestone islands of Phangnga Bay. Soaring vertically, up to a thousand feet out of the sea, the craggy islands are riddled by tunnels and wave-sculpted caves.
On our final days in Phuket, you can select from an enormous variety of activities:
This brings our trip to a close. Some travelers will probably choose to stay on in Phuket; others, after two weeks in Asia, will have to get back to the office. If this synopsis of our tour has caught your interest, we invite you to see further trip details on our main site, or to find out more about Alyson Adventures and the other holidays we offer for gay men and lesbians.
Other stops on this Thailand holiday:
This site is provided by Alyson Adventures, a gay tour operator, as a service for individuals traveling with us. We hope it will also be useful to others planning a tour or researching Thailand. Our other active holidays include kayaking, scuba diving, hiking, and more. Please visit our home site for a full list of our gay holidays.