Nak-Kerd Seaview Cafe near Phuket Big Buddha

Nakkerd Seaview Cafe at Big Buddha Phuket

A restaurant with a view near Big Buddha [toc] Nak-Kerd Seaview Cafe (previously called Star Mountain Sunset Restaurant) is a small restaurant with a superb panoramic view of Karon Beach. The place is simple, partly made of thatched roofs and bamboo tables, which adds a lot of charm to a simple lunch or dinner after your visit to the Big Buddha of Phuket. Nak-Kerd is actually the name of the

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Kor Jaan New Night Market in Phuket Town

Kor Jaan night market in Phuket Town

A small night market in Phuket Town [toc] Kor Jaan (Lahd Kor Jaan in Thai) is a new night market set along a canal on Kra Road, in a lesser-known part of east Phuket Town. With such a hidden location, Kor Jaan market seems to address more to locals than to tourists, but as always, everyone is welcome to visit. This is actually your chance to experience some real local

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The 20 Most Beautiful Beaches of Phuket

Phuket Best Beaches

What is the best beach in Phuket? What is the most beautiful beach of Phuket; a frequent and challenging question to answer since each person 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. [toc] 1) Beaches where people book their hotel: Most people like to book their hotel

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10 Best Night Markets in Phuket (Updated)

Phuket Night Markets

Where to Find Phuket Night Markets Night markets in Phuket are always fun, from the new Chillva Market to the giant Naka Weekend Market or the Sunday Walking Market in Phuket Town, almost everyone loves to browse the incredible array of things you don't need. [toc] Night markets in Phuket are intense, colourful, surprising, fascinating, puzzling, smelly, messy, confusing and overwhelming. But night markets all have one thing in common,

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Torry’s Ice Cream in Phuket Town

Torry's Ice Cream Shop in Phuket Town

An Ice Cream Shop in a Sino Portuguese Shophouse [toc] Torry's Ice Cream Boutique is a beautiful little coffee shop set in Sino Portuguese shophouse in Soi Romanee in Phuket Town. The homemade ice creams are excellent, and the menu even includes a few variations around Phuket speciality desserts, a perfect break during your exploration of Phuket old streets. Soi Romanee is unmissable as it is just off the famous

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Phuket Island during COVID-19 in 2020

Phuket during COVID19

Here is a collection of photos and videos taken around Phuket after COVID-19 lockdown as the beaches reopened. We drove around the island and took a lot of photos to keep a record of how beautiful the many beaches of Phuket are when humans are away. Photos of Patong Beach during COVID-19 Videos of deserted Patong during COVID  [the_ad id="30528"] Kalim Beach Photos of Kata Beach Karon Beach Surin

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Lady Coco in Phuket Town

Lady Coco in Phuket Town

Lady Coco [toc] Lady Coco is a new trendy restaurant, coffee shop and 'Salon de Thé', part of the now legendary ‘The Memory at On On Hotel’ on Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town. The On On Hotels became famous for appearing in the opening of the movie ‘The Beach’, with Leonardo Dicaprio in 2000, making it an extra reason to stop over for a cake... and selfie. The

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13 Best Phuket Beach Clubs (Updated 2020)

Best Beach Clubs in Phuket

Most Popular Beach Clubs in Phuket Phuket beach clubs are the perfect addition to your tropical holiday: beach and exploration during the day, sunset on a comfortable lounger with cocktails and cool music in the evening, party with international DJs at night. [toc] Phuket beach clubs used to pop out around the island faster than we could visit them, mostly on Surin Beach. But a few years back, the government

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Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town

A Walking Guide to Phang Nga Road [toc] Phang Nga Road is another historical street that runs parallel to the famous Thalang Road, in the Old Phuket Town. Phang Nga Road maybe is less known, but it has a lot of charms, a few local restaurants, and several important historical landmarks and museums. As you walk around, take the time to look at the superbly renovated architecture. [the_ad id="30528"] What

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Surin Beach – What to Do on Surin Beach

Surin Beach, Phuket

Surin Beach Update [toc] Surin Beach is one of Phuket most beautiful and natural spots on the island. Long gone are the many famous beach clubs and the long line of restaurants that made this place so famous, but it looks a lot more natural now. It still is blessed with a large beach of beautiful sand and a fantastic blue sea. The quality of the water and sand always

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33 Best (VERY) Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket (updated July 2020)

Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Phuket Real Local Restaurants The list of local restaurants in Phuket keeps growing, and it is truly amazing how great local food can be here. No tourist places and no trendy venues here, it's all about local food and only local food! Here are some of the most popular (very) local Thai restaurants in Phuket. They are not fancy, and all are cheap: they don't care about the decor, and

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Kanom Jeen in Phuket

Kanom Jeen in Phuket

Where to find great Kanom Jeen in Phuket [toc] Kanom Jeen is, without a doubt our favourite Thai breakfast on weekends. We'll never miss a chance to go to 'Kanom Jeen Saphan Hin' or 'Pa Mai Kanom Jeen Restaurant', on Satun road in Phuket Town, just next to the Blue Elephant restaurant if we manage to wake up early, of course. Pa Mai Restaurant is open from 5.30 am to

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Paradise Beach Phuket near Patong Beach

Paradise Beach in Phuket

What to Do on Paradise Beach? [toc] UPDATE July 2020: Paradise Beach has been temporarily closed. Paradise Beach Phuket is just 4 kilometres from Patong Beach and consists of two small sandy bays with blue water, soft sand and coconut trees. You will find plenty of beach chairs, bars, restaurants, shops and massive parties on some nights. Yes, Paradise Beach is small, remote and not easy to find if you

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9 Best Golf Courses in Phuket

Phuket Golf Courses

Where to play golf in Phuket How many golf courses are there in Phuket? You are spoilt for choice if you are intending to play golf in Phuket with seven golf courses on the island and several more just across the border in Phang Nga province. [toc] Most of the golf courses in Phuket are in the northern half of the island so if you plan to play several rounds,

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27 Best Things to Do in Phuket and around (Updated 2020)

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What best to do in Phuket? What are the best things to do in Phuket? The popularity of this fantastic island comes from the incredibly vast range of 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 it can be a

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8 Best Shopping Malls in Phuket

Phuket Best Shopping Malls

Where are Phuket shopping malls? [toc] Phuket shopping malls keep emerging here and there, a reminder of how much the island has changed in the past two decades. They might not please travellers who used to come last century, but they are an excellent way to escape the heat or the unavoidable rainy days. In recent years shopping malls started to evolve and adapt to a fast-changing market and should

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B Cat Cafe in Phuket Town

B Cat Cafe in Phuket Town

A Cat Cafe in Old Phuket Town B Cat Cafe is a fun place where every cat lovers can sit and play with 15 to 17 furry and fluffy felines while enjoying a cake and a drink. The location on Thepkasattri Road, just next to the old historical street of Phuket Town makes it very convenient, as you can explore the famous Thalang Road and Dibuk Road, then take a

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Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market

Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market

What to Do at Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market? [toc] Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market is called 'Lard Yai Market' by locals and is now the most popular attraction in Phuket Town. This street market was an instant success, adding a much-needed event to the historical part of town. Every Sunday from 4 pm to 9 pm (and often beyond) the once quiet Thalang Road turns itself into a busy

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Pomodoro Italian Restaurant in Kata Beach

Pomodoro Italian Restaurant in Kata Beach

Pomodoro [toc] Pomodoro is an excellent and authentic Italian restaurant in Kata Beach, a great place to come and relax with your friends or your family after a long day on the beach. The restaurant is a vast open terrace by the street, a little away from the busy centre of Kata. A breeze flow through and the atmosphere is easy-going and very enjoyable. Mario and his team are very

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