Best Dive Centers in Phuket – Diving in Phuket

Phuket Best Dive Centers

Phuket Best Dive Clubs [toc] What are the  Best Dive Shops in Phuket? Based on many readers recommendations and the many years we spent on the island working with local dive shops, we compiled here a list of reputable dive centres located all around the island. They all offer an amazing range of dive courses, day trips to the many dive sites around Phuket, liveaboard cruises and speciality diving. This

Read More

20 Amazing Places People Always Miss in Phuket – Phuket Hidden Places

Phuket Beaches

Phuket Hidden Places [toc] 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 24 years spent on Phuket Island, I found a lot more

Read More

15 Best Hotels in Patong Beach – Where to Stay in Patong?

Patong Beach Hotels

Where to Stay in Patong Beach? Patong Beach hotels come at many prices, sizes and locations so finding the hotel that will please both your budget and your need for the best place can be tricky. Many readers ask for our suggestions, but there is no such thing as ‘One Patong hotel fits all’. Everyone on average is looking for the same things. Please recommend a hotel in Patong Beach:

Read More

10 Best Things to Do on a Honeymoon in Phuket

Romantic Phuket

Honeymoon in Phuket [toc] What are the most romantic things to do on a honeymoon in Phuket? Don't listen to what some people say, Phuket is a romantic destination. You have to be creative and smart enough to avoid busy places! Stay away from crowded beaches and enjoy a fantastic honeymoon time: It's a lot easier than you think. What to do on a Honeymoon in Phuket? A perfect romantic

Read More

10 Best Muay Thai Camps in Phuket

Muay Thai Camps in Phuket

What Are the Best Muay Thai Gyms in Phuket? [toc] Several Muay Thai training camps have opened in Phuket, with thousands of people now arriving to the island every year to learn this ancient martial art form and get fit while enjoying some beach time. Muay Thai kickboxing has been practised in Thailand for centuries, and over the past decade, it’s become a world-famous sport along with the explosion of

Read More

10 Best Thai Food in Phuket – Classic Thai Dishes

Thai Food in Phuket

Classic Thai dishes to try in Phuket [toc] Thai food is popular and famous all around the world and it doesn't need to be introduced anymore. If you reached this page you probably already tried some and heard plenty about it. The list of Thai dishes available in Thailand is incredibly vast, and each region has its specialities and personality. But just in case you haven't yet tried many, we

Read More

13 Things to Do in Phuket for Girls

Things to Do in Phuket for Girls

Girls Travel in Phuket [toc] Who said Phuket was an island for guys? That's just the collective accepted mindset, but Phuket is full of great things to do for girls. Our 19 Best Things to Do in Phuket didn't quite match, so here's Faa's list of things she likes to do. Of course, we know that most activities are for everyone and we don't want to fall into stereotypes, so

Read More

5 Best Things to Do in Phi Phi Islands

What to Do in Phi Phi Island

What to Do in Phi Phi Islands? [toc] Here are some of the best places to see and best things to do in the Phi Phi islands. Of course, as they are so popular, those places can be really busy, so it is recommended to stay overnight in Phi Phi and try to reach them early morning to beat the crowds. Note that Maya Bay has been closed to the

Read More

11 Best Beaches for Snorkeling in Phuket (Updated)

Best Snorkeling Beaches in Phuket

Where to Snorkel in Phuket? [toc] What are the best snorkelling beaches in Phuket? Not all the beaches here are suitable to admire sea life, and as we were often asked which is best, we listed here beaches with nice rocky areas. None will ever be as beautiful as Coral Island or Similan Islands but they will have enough marine life to make your day. The best beaches are often

Read More

10 Best Hostels in Phuket for Budget Travellers

Best Hostels in Phuket

Great cheap hostels in Phuket [toc] What are the best hostels in Phuket for budget travellers? Phuket is known for its luxury hotels, but there's also a great range of hostels around the island ideal for backpackers travelling with a small budget. Many Phuket hostels are also stylish and thoughtfully designed, usually with WiFi, and air conditioning included. Hostels in Phuket generally offer a mix of dormitories and private rooms

Read More

8 Best Thai Restaurants in Patong Beach

Pan Yaah Restaurant

Where to Eat Thai in Patong Beach? There are so many restaurants in Patong Beach; you would think that finding great Thai food would be easy. But if you know Thailand, you soon will realise that too many of them serve a toned-down version of Thai cuisine or something that is very far from local food. We understand and respect the fact that many travellers are new to Thai food

Read More

16 Most Secret, Hidden and Quiet Beaches of Phuket

Secret Beaches of Phuket

Where are the secret beaches of Phuket? There are still secret, quiet and hidden beaches in Phuket and they are beautiful. Of course, some of them are difficult to find, but surprisingly many are in plain sight and easy to access. People are just not trying very hard to find them. Despite the permanent tourist complaints, more than 10 beaches range from 'quiet' to 'totally deserted'. Most don't have beach

Read More

12 Best Local Seafood Restaurants in Phuket (updated)

Best Seafood in Phuket

Where is the best Seafood in Phuket? The best seafood in Phuket is mostly in local restaurants, sometimes hard to find and often away from tourist places. Of course the seafood you will find in Patong, Kata, Karon and other famous beaches are good too, but there is a little something more in local restaurants. It's more authentic, fresher, not to mention often cheaper. We are happy to share our

Read More

7 Best Nightclubs in Phuket

Best Clubs in Phuket and in Patong Beach

What are the Best Clubs in Phuket? [toc] What are the best Night Clubs in Patong? If you are ready to party until late, here are the best clubs and discos in Patong Beach to dance way beyond the official 2 am closing time. You'll have to choose between the seven nightclubs and discos worth mentioning, but you also can find smaller places here and there. Good thing: several of

Read More

10 Phuket Local Specialities and Where to Find Them

Phuket Specialties

Try Some Phuket Special Dishes [toc] What Phuket dishes should you try and where to find them? We already share our Best Local Restaurants and Best Classic Thai Dishes, so here are 10 really local specialties (or their popular Phuket variation). To make it easy for you, most of these specialities are around the intersection of Dibuk Road and Yaowarat Road, mainly at Lock Tien Food Court. There are many other

Read More

10 Hardcore Thai food,only for the brave!

Weird Food in Phuket

Phuket hardcore Thai food [toc] We had '10 Typical Phuket Dishes' and '10 Best Really Local Restaurants', and even '10 Fried Insects for Gourmets' now we need to move on to serious business: '10 Hardcore Thai Food, only for the Brave'... Will you dare? I will skip insects and focus on real dishes Thai people cook daily and really enjoy. After 22 years in Phuket, I still can't eat several

Read More