20 Best Things to See and Do in Phuket Town

Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town

What to Do in Phuket Town [toc] Phuket Town is a surprising treasure trove of things to do and to experience if you decide to spend a day away from the beach. The old streets add to the many reasons why Phuket is so unique. Think about it! Yes, there are many islands in the world with beautiful beaches, but not many of them combine amazing beaches, amazing landscapes and

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Phuket Big Buddha

Big Buddha Phuket

How to get to the Big Buddha of Phuket? [toc] The Big Buddha Phuket is a 45-meter-tall white marble statue visible from anywhere in the southern part of Phuket. This impressive landmark is probably at the top of everyone's 'Must-Do in Phuket', and it is indeed a superb site and the panoramic views from up there are breathtaking. Koh Samui always had a very popular Giant Buddha, and it seems

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8 Phuket Museums (updated)

Phuket Museums

Discover the rich past of Phuket [toc] Phuket museums might not always be fascinating, but in recent years an effort was made to keep a record and share the rich history of the island. Several new museums opened recently, and the Old Phuket Town itself has been renovated and is somehow a walk-in museum and a beautiful display of Phuket historical past. Here are the seven museums in Phuket: the

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Photos of Phang Nga Bay

Photos of Phnag Nga

Photos of Phang Nga Bay [toc] Discover our photos of Phang Nga Bay taken during our many explorations. These include photos of the famous James Bond island, Koh Panyi, the village entirely built on stilts, Samet Nangshee viewpoint and many small islands you will be able to visit on a day trip cruise in Phang Nga. NOTE: Photos are strictly Copyright © Phuket 101 and Willy Thuan - Copy or

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Naithon Beach ▷ What to Do in Naithon Beach?

Naithon Beach

What to Do in Naithon Beach? [toc] Naithon Beach is one of these little-known beaches on the west coast of Phuket, far from the crowded areas such as Patong Beach or Kata Beach. People chose to stay here to find a peaceful village with just enough restaurants and hotels not to feel too remote but still all the necessary facilities you need for a great holiday. Phuket being such a

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23 Best Things to Do in Patong Beach (Updated 2020)

Things to Do in Patong Beach

What to Do in Patong Beach? [toc] There are a lot of things to do in Patong Beach beyond the much talked about nightlife and the ever going party. Patong is full of activities for families, couples, singles and friends, and even a few attractions most people don’t know about. We will not go into details about nightlife but mostly focus on the real activities, the things you can mostly

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Phuket Aquarium in Cape Panwa

Phuket Aquarium

The first aquarium in Phuket [toc] The Phuket Aquarium in Cape Panwa is not immense as the tunnel itself it only a few metres long, but it is still a great place to entertain you and your kids on a rainy day and it 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

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

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What best to do in Phuket? [toc] Wondering what the best things to do in Phuket are? 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

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Thalang Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

Thalang Road in old Phuket Town

Exploring Thalang Road [toc] Thalang Road is the most famous street in the historic part of Old Phuket Town. The municipality and owners managed to revive most of the old Sino-Portuguese shophouses and buried the ugly cables Thailand is so famous for. Thalang has become selfie heaven. The street is lined with small cafes, traditional or fashionable boutiques and a few restaurants. All have one thing in common: A few

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Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

Exploring Soi Romanee [toc] Soi Romanee, in the historical centre of old Phuket town, is a short street with a long and fun history. Long ago, Soi Romanee was known to be the red-light street of Phuket town, where one would find brothels, opium dens, gambling houses and other similar 'innocent' entertainments. When we first visited it, less than 20 years ago, the street was just a ghost from the

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Ma Doo Bua Phuket – a new selfie playground in Phuket

A selfie dedicated restaurant in Phuket [toc] Ma Doo Bua Phuket is a new cafe and restaurant whose sole purpose is to provide an irresistible background to the new generation of selfie lovers. The main catch is an artificial lake cover with those unusual giant circular floating leaves called Victoria Amazonica, a species of flowering plant, the largest of the Nymphaeaceae family of water lilies. Around the lake, a set

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11 Amazing Private Beaches of Phuket (updated 2020)

Private Beaches in Phuket

Phuket Secret Beaches [toc] Private beaches don't exist in Phuket or Thailand in general, and that's by law. However, people often call some of Phuket most amazing beaches' private beaches' because they can't enter. So if none of those beaches is private, how is that possible? Simple: if you own the land that surrounds that beach, you can indeed deny its access. It's a little twisted, and some might find

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Phuket Boat Lagoon Marina

Phuket Boat Lagoon Marina

What to Do at Phuket Boat Lagoon Marina [toc] Phuket Boat Lagoon was the first marina built in Phuket several decades ago, and at the time it was one of the trendiest places to be for residents and expats. While it is just next to another famous marina (Royal Phuket Marina), Phuket Boat Lagoon is more a living Marina than its counterpart. It might be less fancy, but it is

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Maiton Island (Koh Mai Thon)

Maiton Island

The unexpected beauty of Maiton Island [toc] Maiton island an understated paradise with a long and interesting history. It’s a superb day out, only 15 minutes from Phuket by speedboat. The island is small but with a large and quiet beach and a green hill as a backdrop. Maiton is a private island with a small hotel and just a few bungalows that used to be the ultimate luxury in

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