Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2022 – September 25th to October 4th

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2022

What Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2022? Note: This is a typical coverage from past years. In 2022, processions may still happen, but gatherings may still be limited because of COVID-19. [toc] The Phuket Vegetarian Festival (or Nine Emperor Gods Festival) happens once a year, during the ninth lunar month, and is one of the most auspicious events on Phuket island. For this unique occasion, a crowd of devotees assemble in every

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40 Best Things to Do in Phuket and Around

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What to do in Phuket? [toc] 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

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Best surf schools in Phuket

Phuket Surf Schools

[toc] Here is a list of surf schools in Phuket. We've seen surfboard rentals priced from about 150 to 300 baht an hour around the island, while surfing lessons start at about 1,000 baht per person for a group lesson. Private lessons are also available. If you're hoping to surf at a different beach, ask the surf shop about board delivery. Best surf schools and board rentals in Phuket Talay

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Stand Up Paddle in Phuket – SUP

Stand Up Paddle in Phuket

What is Stand Up Paddleboard? [toc] People may be familiar with surfing, but what's this SUP? SUP is an acronym for Stand Up Paddle. Stand Up Paddleboarding as a sport has been around Phuket for quite some time but is still one of the world's most popular water sports mainly because of its wide range of recreational uses, including fitness, fishing, yoga, racing and surfing. Stand Up Paddle in Phuket

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BrassWok Thai Cooking Class

BrassWok Thai Cooking class in Phuket

Learn how to cook great Thai food while in Phuket! [toc] Thai cooking classes at BrassWok cater for small groups from 2 up to 6 guests per session. Typically each guest will have their own station and hands-on learning to craft their own dish. The lessons are fun, educational and entertaining. Chef Instructor leads the practical class at a personally suitable and enjoyable pace for guests. And the cooking assistant

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Koh Yao Noi

Koh Yao Islands

[toc] Koh Yao Noi is a small island just 5 kilometres away by boat from the east coast of Phuket. Koh Yao actually consists of two distinct islands: the smallest and most populated is Koh Yao Noi (Noi stands for small), and the largest but mostly uninhabited is Koh Yao Yai (Yai stands for large). Koh Yao Noi is where most people spend long weekends in one of the many

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PHUKET TOWN

Phuket Town, Thailand

A guide to Phuket Town [toc] Phuket town is becoming more and more popular, perfect for an exploration day away from the beach, but also for selfies and Instagram enthusiasts. The architecture is beautiful and many streets have been renovated and repainted in a colourful way. While there is a lot of building redesigned to entertain tourists in the central area, there is a much bigger Phuket Town where only

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Patong Go-Kart Speedway

Phuket Go Kart Speedway

A Go-Kart Track In The Middle Of Phuket [toc] Patong Go-Kart Speedway is one of three Go-Kart tracks you can find in Phuket and no doubt has the most varied karts fleet and a very good track to offer. The Speedway is located about 30 minutes from Patong Beach, which is one of the main areas of Phuket. Whether you are a pro driver or just arriving for the first

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8 Best Surfing Spots in Phuket 🏄 Surfing in Phuket

Phuket surfing

Where to Surf in Phuket? [toc] Phuket surfing mostly happens along the west coast, where you can get decent wave action. Waves are not huge but are great for beginners, and competitions are frequent during the low season. You will easily find board rental shops, and surf lessons are widely available at busier beaches. When to Surf in Phuket? Phuket surfing is best from May to October, which is the

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23 Most Instagrammable Spots in Phuket

Where to get the best selfie in Phuket? [toc] 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 with friends freezing in the snow

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Similan Islands – What to Do in the Similans?

Similan Islands

What to do in the Similans? [toc] The Similan Islands form a fabulous archipelago in the Andaman Sea, just 120 km northwest of Phuket island. These small islands are so stunning; you don't even need to be an excellent photographer to come back with amazing photos. Most people go there on a day trip tour, but the best way to enjoy the Similan islands is to stay for two days.

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11 Best Water Activities and Water Sports in Phuket

Water Sports in Phuket

What Water Sports Can You Do in Phuket? [toc] There are a lot of water activities in Phuket to add some action to your holiday. The range goes from easy stuff like parasailing to real action sports like surfing and wakeboarding. Surf is only popular during the rainy season when waves are big enough, not often. Those noisy jetskis are thankfully limited to some areas of some beaches, but accidents

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Cafe Phuket Viewpoint

Cafe Phuket Viewpoint

A hidden Instagram spot between Patong and Kamala [toc] Cafe Phuket Viewpoint is really hard to spot Instagram gem hidden on the curvy roadside that connects Patong Beach to Kamala Beach. The place has been around for a long time and carried different names and never really was popular until someone realized that Instagram was an irresistible magnet for the young generation. The place is almost purposely hidden behind a

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How many days do you need in Phuket for a great holiday?

Phuket

How many days should I stay in Phuket? [toc] How many days are enough to visit Phuket? This is a question we receive very often, mostly from first-time visitors. As you can expect, there is no easy answer because everyone has different lengths of annual leaves, different budgets or live at different distances. If you live far away from Phuket, it is better to stay longer, mainly to recover from

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Dibuk Road in Phuket Town – a Walking Guide

Dibuk Road in Old Phuket Town

What to do on Dibuk Road? [toc] Dibuk Road is one of the famous old streets of Phuket town you should add to your list while exploring. It's very colourful and easy to find, with plenty of casual cafes, shops and restaurants to enjoy. Dibuk road is parallel and not far from the famous Thalang road (where you'll find the Sunday Walking Street Market). It stretches for 800 meters, from

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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 bury 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 Dog Foundation in Phuket

Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket

Help dogs and cats of Thailand! [toc] Soi Dog Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping street dogs and cats around Phuket, Thailand and beyond, spaying and neutering them to avoid proliferation and rescuing injured and abandoned animals. The foundation has become a well-known and respected institution, working every day to improve the life and situation of stray dogs and cats in Phuket, Thailand and eventually outside the country.

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