Sri Panwa Phuket Review
Sri Panwa is one of the most impressive and exclusive hotels in Phuket. Everyone we know heard of it, but not many actually stayed there, and we finally did. This resort is built on a hillside of the remote Cape Panwa and is best known for its incredible rooftop bar called Baba Nest. We booked a weekend at Sri Panwa, and even after so many years spent Hotel ReviewHotelsluxuryPanwaPool VillaStory Read More
Enjoy dinner in a true Phuket heritage house
Panwa House is a white Sino Portuguese restaurant surrounded by palm trees, right on the secluded beach of the Cape Panwa Hotel on the east coast of Phuket. This house has been a Phuket icon for years, appearing in movies or TV series.
Cape Panwa is not exactly centrally located, to say the least, it's quite far from everything, but if you happen to PanwaRestaurantsStoryThai Food Read More
What is Khao Khad Viewpoint?
Khao Khad Viewpoint (Panwa Viewpoint) is a solitary standing viewpoint on top of one of the highest and most remote hills of Phuket and a bit of a mystery. With parking designed to accommodate a large number of buses and cars, a shop and a massive staircase leading to a large tower, you would expect to find a crowd up there... but when you arrive, the Hidden PhuketPanwaStoryViewpoints Read More
What to do at Panwa Beach?
Panwa Beach (also known as Kao Khad Beach) is not a great swimming beach and yet has the charm of these remote bays not many would take the time to explore while visiting Phuket. Located on the east coast cape but facing west, the whole area is peppered with luxury villas and few resorts, a great alternative to relax away from west coast crowded spots.
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The first aquarium in Phuket
The Phuket Aquarium in Cape Panwa is not immense, as the tunnel is only a few metres long, but it is still a great place to entertain you and your kids on a rainy day and might even be your chance to see baby turtles. Several rooms display aquariums of various sizes, starting from small tanks with seahorses, some fun and colourful clownfish, the funny-looking longhorn KidsPanwaRainy DaysStoryThings to Do Read More
How to book Baba Nest rooftop bar?
Baba Nest at Sri Panwa Hotel is the ultimate rooftop bar in Phuket. It is built high above Phuket Aquarium on the remote Cape Panwa, southeast of Phuket Island. It’s far, hard to find, and hard to book as you can expect a two weeks waiting list to get a reservation, but it’s worth it. Once you managed to get a table, you will Hidden PhuketNightlifePanwaRooftopsStorySunset Read More
A hidden beach bar on the east coast
The Beach Bar Phuket is a local restaurant half-hidden on Panwa beach, away from most tourist crowds. Once a modest wooden shack, the restaurant grew in popularity and now displays a long row of tables and plastic chairs. Set on the east coast of Phuket, this fun restaurant is still mostly made of wood pillars with a thatched roof placed on the beach. Hidden PhuketPanwaRestaurantsStoryThai Food Read More
What are the best hotels in Phuket?
Here are the best hotels in Phuket we love the most. We stayed at all those hotels without informing in advance to get a real experience, and by doing so, we experienced them just like any of you would and would recommend any without hesitation. Selecting a great hotel in Phuket is part of your holiday and will be a memory you will bring Best Hotels in PhuketBest ofHotel GuideHotelsTop 10 Read More
Your Phuket rooftop bars must-do list!
Phuket rooftop bars are just a handful, but the trend has started and is here to stay, especially after the success of the many Phuket Beach Clubs; people are always attracted by bars with a little something on top, you just have to look at the growing list of Bangkok Rooftop Bars to see how popular this way to end the day is,
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What to do in Ao Yon Beach?
Ao Yon Beach is a surprisingly quiet and remote beach where you can have a calm walk and only meet locals and a few longtime residents. Of course, these little hidden beaches are far and you need to make a bit of effort to find them, and that is the main reason why such beaches remain quiet.
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Where to stay in Phuket?
Deciding where to stay in Phuket and the right beach to book your hotel in Phuket can and will significantly impact your holiday. There are 44 beaches around the island, and they can be divided into four categories, plus Phuket Town, of course:
The main beach resorts where you can book a hotel: The beach where most people book their hotels are Patong Beach, Kata Beach, Karon 1st Time in PhuketBeachesHotelsInformationTop 10 Read More
What to do in Phuket in 2023?
What are the best things to do in Phuket? The popularity of this fantastic island comes from the incredibly vast range of attractions, activities and tours, from fabulous beaches and natural wonders to glittering temples and human-made attractions.
Phang Nga Bay is an absolute must-do, with jaw-dropping limestone cliffs and flooded caves. Phi Phi islands are everyone's second favourite, even though they can be a Best ofThings to DoTop 10Tours Read More
Fun family things to do in Phuket
Phuket is a great destination for families as there are many fun things to do in Phuket with kids and the whole family. Of course, you could spend your entire holiday on the beach and in the sea with your children, but it would be a waste not to add some activities to your stay. The family activities listed on this page are great ActivitiesBest ofKidsThings to DoTop 10 Read More
A day trip to Maya Bay on Phi Phi Island
The famous Maya Bay has reopened after a long and much-needed break from the increasing herds of tourists who were travelling all the way to see with their own eyes what this bay of Phi Phi Islands seen in the old Movie ‘The Beach looked like.
Even though we are not big fans of crowds, we decided it was time to go IslandsPhi Phi IslandStoryThings to DoTours Read More
Good to know about Phuket International Airport
Phuket International Airport (airport code: HKT) has two terminals: international and domestic terminals are in separate buildings. The International terminal has been up and running for a while. Extensions have been massive, and despite a difficult start and long queues at the opening, it solved many past issues such as parking and crowded areas. Phuket International Airport is located on Mai Khao Beach, on AirportInformationMai Khao BeachThai AirwaysTop 10 Read More
Phuket best pool villas
Staying in one of the amazing pool villas of Phuket, overlooking the Andaman Sea is, without a doubt, the most fantastic way to enjoy a holiday on the island. If you can afford such luxury, of course. On average, it is pretty expensive, but it is also unforgettable. As we live in Phuket most of the time, we get plenty of chances to try the best hotels HoneymoonHotelsRomanticTop 10Villas Read More
Phuket Hidden Gems
Surprisingly, there are still amazing places people miss entirely when visiting Phuket. And like most people, you want to visit Phuket, but you wish to see it from a less-known angle and discover places most people haven't heard of.
Many would say there are no such places in Phuket anymore, but there are! After 28 years spent on Phuket Island, I found many more than you would think! So Best ofHidden PhuketLocal ThaiTop 10Unusual Read More
What are the best luxury hotels in Phuket?
There are many luxury hotels in Phuket, but some stand above the rest to please the most demanding travellers who dream of an unforgettable holiday in Thailand. A dozen resorts stand out for the excellence of their facilities, location, design and legendary hospitality so unique to Thailand. The price is often high, and so are the client's expectations. In the many years we HotelsTop 10 Read More
What are the best beaches in Phuket?
What is the most beautiful beach in Phuket; a frequent and challenging question to answer since everyone likes a beach for so many different reasons. Somehow, there are two kinds of beaches in Phuket: those where people book their hotel and those where people spend the day.
Beaches where people book their hotel: Most people like to book their hotel in Patong, Kata, Karon, Kamala BeachesBest ofTop 10 Read More
Where to get the best selfie in Phuket?
What are the best places for your Instagram photos in Phuket? Pictures and selfies have become part of our lives. They are a fantastic way to keep travel memories alive for a very long time, not to mention the irresistible bragging rights on Facebook and Instagram. Who doesn't enjoy posting tropical beach photos and sharing them with friends freezing in the snow or Best ofInstagramPhotosThings to DoTop 10 Read More