The Sundeck Phuket – A trendy lounge bar and restaurant in Kata Noi

The Sundeck Phuket

Sunsets and panoramic dinner in Kata Noi [toc] The Sundeck is a new lounge bar and restaurant in a fantastic location, high above the beautiful Kata Noi Beach. The situation between Kata Beach and Nai Harn Beach is such that almost everyone will at least drive in front of this beautiful viewpoint at least once. It’s not far from the famous Karon viewpoint, the fmaous hill from which you can

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Chom Chan Restaurant in Phuket Town

Chom Chan Restaurant in Phuket Town

Great Thai Food in Phuket Town [toc] Chom Chan is an excellent Thai restaurant serving a great selection of Phuket dishes and local specialities. It’s a cosy small house with a garden that is almost hidden on the outskirts of Phuket Town and can easily be missed when driving by. Chom Chan received a ‘Bib Gourmand’ rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. Bib Gourmand means ‘friendly establishments that

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18 Amazing Sino Portuguese Mansions in Old Phuket Town

Blue Elephant Mansion the way it looked before

Amazing Mansions of Phuket [toc] Thalang Road is where everyone goes on a Phuket exploration; it's a nice walk and a must-do. But if you too have a passion for old houses, you might want to explore a bit further where some fabulous mansions are still standing but often hidden. It is so easy to imagine Phuket hundred years ago when standing in front of one of these beautiful mansions,

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Endless Summer Phuket – Coffee Shop and Boutique in Phuket Town

Endless Summer Coffee Shop in Phuket Town

A beautiful heritage coffee shop in Phuket Town [toc] Endless Summer is both a coffee shop and a fashion boutique in a magnificent heritage house on Yaowarat road, the very heart of Phuket town. Anyone who walks in front of this beautifulk mansion will stop for a photo without a moment of hesitation. However, even though it's very easy to find and close to most travellers itinerary, many visitors miss

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Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Kopitiam Restaurant by Wilai

Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant [toc] Never heard of Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant before? Not a surprise since Thalang road changed from just an old busy street to a full-scale tourist attraction, bars and restaurants started to appear like flies on honey. And thinking of it, it is a good thing! Well, I do have an opinion on the way those houses are renovated, too often looking like dollhouses, but the

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Aquaria Phuket at Central Floresta – Phuket New Aquarium

Phuket Aquaria at Central Floresta

How is Phuket Town new aquarium? [toc] Aquaria Phuket is a new attraction in Phuket town, on the lower floor of the immense Central Floresta, (part of Central Festival). The place covers a large surface, and it is advertised as the largest aquarium in Thailand, with 25,000 animals and 300 species, which we didn’t take the time to count. The surface is indeed impressive but How does Aquaria look like?

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Nai Harn Beach – What to Do in Nai Harn?

Nai Harn Beach

What to Do in Nai Harn? [toc] Nai Harn is a superb beach with smooth white sand, tucked between green hills and tiny islands in the south of Phuket. More laid back than west coast tourist spots, Nai Harn has enough restaurants, hotels and shops for a great day and has remained relatively untouched. The protected bay offers great anchorage for sailing boats and luxury yachts and has always been

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Boat Avenue Mall in Cherngtalay, Bangtao

Boat Avenue Street Mall Phuket

What to Do at Boat Avenue Mall? [toc] Boat Avenue Street Mall is a relatively new shopping and dining neighbourhood with a growing popularity at the entrance of the Laguna complex in Bangtao, Cherngtalay. It started modestly a few years back, progressively attracting more and more trendy restaurants, bars and shops until it became the fashionable shopping and diving destination it is today. It evolved and remained smart enough to

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19 Best Hotels ON THE BEACH in Phuket!

Beachfront hotels in Phuket

Best True Beachfront Hotels in Phuket [toc] Staying in a true beachfront resort in Phuket is the obvious dream of most people travelling to a tropical island. The beaches of Phuket can be pretty amazing, and there are thousands of hotels here now, but those right on the sand are actually very limited, not to mention very expensive too. At that price, you should make sure you get what you

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11 Best Souvenirs to Easily Buy in Phuket – Shopping in Phuket

Thai Silk in Phuket

What to buy in Phuket to bring back to your friends? [toc] What souvenir should you buy in Phuket for your friends? Something that doesn't cost a fortune, doesn't take much space in a suitcase, and most of all: something typical from Thailand. Phuket is genuinely heaven for shopping. From street shopping, night markets to international shopping malls and department stores, the range of souvenirs you can buy in Phuket

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Phuket FantaSea Show – Kamala Beach

Phuket FantaSea Show on Kamala Beach

What is Phuket FantaSea Show? [toc] Phuket FantaSea Show is a hugely popular show involving dancers and a dozen adult elephants. This massive show is on the ground of a large theme park located in Kamala Beach. After almost 20 years, the show is still going strong, welcoming million visitors each year. Tourists from around the world enjoy a dazzling performance narrating the legend of Kamala, which in this story

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19 Best Things to Do in Phuket (Updated)

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What to do in Phuket? [toc] Wondering what to do in Phuket? The popularity of this amazing island comes from the incredibly vast range of activities and tours, from fantastic 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 it can be a little crowded. The

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12 Best Family Resorts in Phuket

Best Family Hotels in Phuket

What are the best resorts for families in Phuket [toc] Finding the right family resort in Phuket is as challenging as it is important. Phuket has a great range of hotels that appeal to families, from cosy guesthouses with local charm to sprawling luxury resorts. Whether you’re in search of a beachfront resort with massive swimming pools, a quiet retreat with comfy guest rooms or a place offering fun-filled sports,

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Is Phuket Safe? 10 Tips for a Safe Holiday in Phuket

Is Phuket Safe?

Is Phuket safe? [toc] Yes, Phuket is very safe, probably safer than most other countries. Of course, the experience might differ for each traveller, but overall, if you follow the common-sense safety rules, you should never have to worry. In this page, we give a few pieces of advice, but keep in mind that these safety tips just use common sense. See also 5 known scams in Phuket. Apart from

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