15 Best Restaurants in Patong Beach

Patong Beach Restaurants

Where to eat in Patong Beach? [toc] 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 very far from local food. We understand and respect that many travellers are new to Thai food and might lack the

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11 Best Water Activities and Water Sports in Phuket

Water Sports in Phuket

What water sports can you enjoy 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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11 Best Selfies Spots in Phuket for your Instagram!

Phuket Selfie Spots

Where to take the best selfies in Phuket? [toc] Photography has become fully part of holidays, and the young generation of travellers is always searching for the best selfies spots in Phuket. Local restaurants, businesses and beaches are taking full advantage of this trend by adding a lot of 'special features' to the island's natural beauty. Of course, as you can expect, these backgrounds don't always come for free, and

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14 Best Restaurants in Phuket Island

Phuket Best Restaurants

Phuket 101 choices [toc] The list of the Best Restaurants in Phuket list is growing fast, especially since the Michelin Guide has arrived on the island. Phuket's culinary scene has evolved a lot in recent years, and the choice of restaurants has grown tremendously. Having excellent restaurants in Phuket happened naturally for a few reasons: Thailand is naturally blessed with fantastic cuisine, able to offer something great for everyone at

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22 Best Hotels in Patong Beach 🛌 Where to stay in Patong?

Patong Beach Hotels

Where to stay in Patong Beach? [toc] Patong Beach hotels come at many prices, sizes, and locations, so finding the hotel that will please 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. Can you recommend a great hotel in

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11 Best Beaches for Snorkeling in Phuket

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 for admiring sea life, and as we were often asked which is best, we listed beaches with nice rocky areas here. None will 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 remote

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17 Best Romantic Restaurants in Phuket ❤️

Phuket Most Romantic Restaurants

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Phuket? [toc] There are many romantic restaurants in Phuket to celebrate a special day and to compile this list of the best ones, we had to try a lot! Those restaurants were among the best dining experiences we had in Phuket. To enter this list, the restaurants must have great views or great atmosphere, good service and of course, excellent food. We know there are

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24 Thai Temples to Visit in Phuket

Wat Khaorang - Phuket Temples

Amazing Buddhist temples of Phuket [toc] Phuket temples, or Wats, are always worth a visit; from the temple hidden inside a cave to the famous Wat Chalong, a visit to Thailand would not be complete without exploring a few of these magnificent and beautifully ornamented buildings ('Wat' means 'Temple', you guessed it). Phuket has many temples; we will probably list them one by one, but many are difficult to find or

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15 Best Rooftop Bars in Phuket

Phuket Best Rooftop Bars

Your Phuket rooftop bars must-do list! [toc] Phuket rooftop bars are just a handful, but the trend has started and is here to stay, especially after the success of the many Phuket Beach Clubs, people are always attracted by bars with a little something on top. There is a law in Phuket that says that construction within 200 m from the beach cannot be higher than a coconut tree (12m).

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Michelin Restaurants in Phuket 2022

Phuket Michelin Guide 2019

What restaurants are in the Phuket Michelin Guide 2022? [toc] Having Michelin Restaurants in Phuket since 2019 proves that Phuket has reached a new level on the international culinary stage. The island is evolving fast and in many directions. While it might not always please those who loved it 20 years ago, the island offers now a vast range of experiences. We love Thai food, seafood and great food in

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10 Best Typical Southern Thai Food You Must Try in Phuket

Best Phuket local food

Best southern food in Phuket [toc] Southern Thai food is a treat for those who love seafood and want to explore intense and spicy flavours. On a Southern Thai table, you’ll find dishes with such local ingredients as sataw (stink beans) or miang leaves that you’re unlikely to see in other Thai regional cuisines. The cuisine has also been shaped by a mix of Indian, Arabian and Persian cultural influences,

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11 Cool Phuket Cafés and Coffee Shops in Phuket

Phuket Cafés and Coffee Shops

Phuket Town coolest cafés [toc] Phuket cafés and coffee shops keep popping up (and closing) all around Phuket Town, mostly around the old streets of Thalang, Yaowarat and Dibuk. In recent years Phuket town has become a trendy tourist attraction and a fun photo playground, and as photographers and models seem to need frequent coffee breaks, cafés just appeared by magic. With so many people wandering the streets in the

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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 years we spent working with local dive shops, we compiled a list of reputable dive centres around the island. They offer an amazing range of dive courses, day trips to the many dive sites around Phuket, liveaboard cruises and speciality diving. This list is not sponsored and is in no

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13 Best Places to Watch Sunset in Phuket!

Phuket Best Sunset Bars

[toc] Sunset bars in Phuket are a great way to end the day with a panoramic view, no matter the season. And people here know that the rainy season offers more dramatic sunsets than high because of the monsoon clouds. During the high season, skies are often dull and unattractive, and without clouds, photos are rather bland without clouds. But when the last rays of sunlight hit the heavy monsoon

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13 Best Restaurants in Phuket Town and Nearby

Thai restaurant in a heritage house in Phuket Town

Where to eat in old Phuket Town? [toc] Enjoying local Thai food in the old Phuket town after a day of exploration is an experience no one should miss. Fortunately, there are plenty to choose from, some are fancy, some are cheap, and some are in amazingly beautiful heritage houses. Here, we only list the restaurants serving real Thai food. Some of them serve some excellent Phuket specialities you really

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