Surin is a true west-coast wonder of Phuket. Just 15 minutes from the tourist hub of Patong, this idyllic stretch might as well be a million miles away in terms of atmosphere; a peaceful, secluded spot that is renowned for its luxury properties. This part of Phuket is known as Millionaire’s Row and is a favorite holiday choice for the jetset. Many of the area’s top-of-the-range villas look down over the white sands and clear blue waters from private hillside settings. Surin has a village atmosphere that still boasts some of the island’s most exclusive eateries. The undeveloped feel of the beach creates a lovely feeling of being at one with nature and the sunsets here are simply sublime. Surin is a get-away-from-it-all location and is definitely more suited to holidaymakers who like to chill out away from the main tourist crowds.