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Phuket Reopening 2021 And Here’s What You Need To Know

Jun 18, 2021·5 min read

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) provides an introduction to the Phuket Sandbox model to reopen Phuket safely for fully vaccinated international travellers from July 1, 2021.


Applicable to travellers from overseas who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 completed at least 14 days prior to the travel date Must be from countries/regions with low to moderate risk of SAR-CoV-2 virus as announced and continually updated by the Ministry of Health.

This applies to children under 6 years of age travelling with a fully vaccinated parent or guardian.

Applicable to children between 6 and 18 years of age travelling with a fully vaccinated parent or guardian. But COVID-19 testing is required upon arrival at your own expense.

Immunized international arrivals Everyone must be vaccinated against COVID-19. in its entirety with vaccines registered with the Ministry of Health or approved by the World Health Organization (WHO).

  • All incoming passengers must download and install the notification app.
  • All arrivals must stay in an accommodation establishment that is certified with Amazing Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) Plus+ certified. 
  • For travellers who want to visit Phuket only. 
  • No minimum stay is required but must leave Phuket (Thailand) to go to another country on or before the intended departure date.
  • For travellers wishing to continue their journey to other Thai destinations, they must stay 14 nights in Phuket and after that, they will be allowed to travel within the country.

All COVID-19 tests must comply with Ministry of Health guidelines.

Travellers are allowed to participate in any tourism activity, but should strictly follow DMHTTA precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

D – distance

M – wearing a mask

H – wash your hands

T – check the temperature

T – test for COVID-19

A – Notification application

For travel from Phuket to other Thai destinations, travellers must present a vaccine certificate and a medical certificate that has tested negative for COVID-19.

To travel from Phuket to other countries, Travellers should abide by the guidelines and measures announced by the destination country.

Here are some hotels that you can visit in Phuket:

Island Escape by Burasari

Island Escape by Burasari It is a 5-star resort and luxurious private home. One of the best hotels in Phuket. Among the unspoiled natural beauty of Coconut Island Designed to suit every taste of the vacation Beautiful landscape and amazing facilities, It defines the four zones of the resort that are functionally separated but easily accessible. Each zone has a different look, theme, and vacation destination that supports your precious vacation plans. Island Escape by Burasari offers 15 private pool villas beautifully appointed in the ocean zone with excellent service for a memorable vacation.

See more details on Island Escape By Burasari here

Amanpuri Resort

Amanpuri’s serene Andaman Sea nestled harmoniously within the lush tropical vegetation, the splendid sanctuary combines Thai tradition and timeless serenity. Nestled on a hillside overlooking Phuket’s west coast, the resort’s Pavilions are luxurious and spacious, with large bathrooms and dressing areas that provide a tranquil getaway while the villas offer total privacy. full, with coconut palms leading to a private balcony.

See more details on Amanpuri Resort here


Keemala, the best 5-star luxury hotel in Phuket. Located on a hill and in a lush forest Which can see the village of Kamala The resort is close to Kamala Beach and the life of Patong Beach and the lively Phuket. The resort is approximately 20 km from Phuket International Airport and a 15-minute drive from Patong Beach.

You can see more details on Keemala Phuket here

Paresa Resort

Paresa Resort is located on a seaside hill amongst tropical forests over turquoise waters and spectacular views of the Andaman Sea. 5-star luxury resort, one of the best luxury hotels in Phuket. An oasis of tranquility and unrivaled luxury. Stylishly built within a 5-star resort in Phuket, the island’s best-kept secret along the most spectacular coastline. Paresa is located on the coastal road between Kamala and Patong with access to 3 beaches. It is a peaceful retreat to escape from the hustle and bustle and enjoy relaxation and finding beauty and freshness.

You can see more details about Paresa Resort here

Como Point Yamu

COMO Point Yamu is a resort located at the tip of Cape Yamu overlooking the Andaman Sea and the dramatic limestones of Phang Nga Bay. Interiors by Italian designer Paola Navone offer an expression of contemporary Thai luxury, alongside a COMO Shambhala wellness retreat and two world-class restaurants for Thai and Italian cuisine.


On the hill in the northwest of Phuket On a private beach that stretches with coconut trees. Trisara Phuket Villas & Residences is home to a luxury 5-star hotel, one of the best hotels in Phuket. It is only 15 minutes from Phuket International Airport, surrounded by tropical forest. And the blue Andaman Sea. Trisara Phuket Villas & Residences offers spacious and private pool villas and villas facing the sea with a private beach. The rooms are designed with a simple design. The interior is elegantly decorated. Provides high privacy It also offers 360-degree views of the Andaman Sea. The restaurant offers a unique dining experience. Especially at the peat restaurant The only two-year, one-Michelin-starred restaurant in the South and outside of Bangkok, it also features a private beach infinity pool.

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort offers rooms, suites, pool villas and pool residences with a traditional tropical design that is full of vitality ready to convey modernity with a wide range of shades. The spacious rooms and suites are located on the hillside and you have peaceful sunset views. Indulge yourself in your own personal paradise with luxury accommodation in Phuket offering luxurious furnishings. with a variety of amenities, You can enjoy the panoramic view. and the fresh sea breeze.


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