15 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 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

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7 Best Nightclubs in Phuket – What are the Best Clubs in Patong?

Best Night Clubs in Phuket

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

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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

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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 many years we spent on the island working with local dive shops, we compiled here a list of reputable dive centers located all around the island. They all offer an amazing range of dive courses, day trips to the many dive sites around Phuket, live aboard cruises and specialty diving.

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Driving in Phuket – 14 Lifesaving Tips!

Renting a Bike in Phuket

How to Drive in Phuket? [toc] Yes, driving a bike in Phuket is fun, cheap, convenient but most travellers underestimate the consequences of events going wrong. All it takes is a second and what was so much fun a minute ago turns out to be the nightmare of a lifetime. This page sums up 25 years of driving bikes and cars safely in Thailand. It's not meant to scare you

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9 Best Night Markets in Phuket (Updated)

Phuket Night Markets

Where to Find Phuket Night Markets [toc] 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. Phuket night markets are intense, colourful, surprising, fascinating, puzzling, smelly, messy, confusing and overwhelming. But night markets all have one thing in common, and

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15 Great Romantic Restaurants in Phuket (Updated)

Phuket Most Romantic Restaurants

Where Are Phuket Most Romantic Restaurants? [toc] There are many romantic restaurants in Phuket to celebrate Valentine's Day in style and to compile the list of the best; we had to try a lot more than 15! Here is probably the most expensive page we ever wrote, but it sure was fun and sweet! Those restaurants were among the best dining experiences we ever had in Phuket. Keep in mind

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15 Best Viewpoints of Phuket (Updated)

Phuket, Thailand

Where are the best viewpoints of Phuket? [toc] Karon Viewpoint, the Big Buddha and Promthep Cape are the best-known viewpoints of Phuket, but there are many more, and all are great photo opportunities. Climbing on top of every single hill around the island seems to be an Instagram magnet for many travellers. Here is a list of beautiful places for some fantastic panoramic shots. Some are just hills; others are

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10 Best Street Food to Try in Phuket

Phuket Street Food

Phuket Best Street Food [toc] Phuket Street food is fun, cheap but also a great way to experience basic but real Thai food. It is more real than in tourist restaurants you find in Patong Beach. It’s fast and a lot cleaner than you might think. If you have a sensitive digestive system or if you have allergies you might want to skip this, but I think it’s as safe

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10 Signs You Have Been in Thailand Too Long

Renting a Bike in Phuket

Have you been in Thailand too long? [toc] Have you been in Thailand too long? After few years living in Phuket (or in Thailand), you just start doing few unusual things without noticing them, and it suddenly strikes you... these are not the things I use to do at home! How long have I been here? When did I start doing these weird things without knowing it!? Then you realize

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10 Best Tours and Day Trips in Phuket

Best Tours in Phuket

[toc] What are the Best Tours in Phuket? There is a lot to explore in and around Phuket, and many places are easy to reach on your own. Some other great places need a boat or a minibus ride and a bit of planning. We list here 10 of the most popular day trips tours you should consider. Of course, we know there are a lot more, and we will

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10 Best Rooftop Bars in Phuket

Phuket Best Rooftop Bars

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). This

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