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A Young Crowd’s Getaway in Phuket

If you’re not visiting the handful of well known luxury resorts as a couple or a family, Phuket can seem like an outdated holiday destination. As could Koh Samui. Most would agree that Patong is way beyond a developed tourist area. Tourists may have once wanted to be close to the action and find a hotel near Patong beach, but the overwhelming number of foreigners and accompanying tourist traps has made this beach strip become a bit of a turn off. Even the less trodded Surin beach has almost been equally invaded by an unpleasant number of tourists. I stayed at The Naka Phuket in 2014. Because it was secluded from the tourist action, it was amazing, beautiful and unforgettable – but only if you’re a couple looking for a lazy experience. On the other hand, it would’ve been an awkwardly boring experience with my friends. Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa / Dream Beach Club The newly opened Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa which is located in Cheong Tale (further north from Patong and Surin) became our hotel choice. Even if you don’t end up staying in …