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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The Selfie Experience Phuket

The Selfie Experience in Phuket

A fun selfie playground near Phuket town [toc] The Selfie Experience is new photo playground in Phuket, covering 3,000 m2 indoors with more than 40 backgrounds to play with, a fun way for families, friends and selfie lovers to spend a day away from the heat or an occasional rainy day. The Selfie Experience is located on the by pass road near Phuket Town. You can unleash your creativity with

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Phuket Big Buddha

Big Buddha Phuket

Phuket most iconic landmark [toc] The Phuket Big Buddha is a 45-metre-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 a jaw-dropping sight. The panoramic views from up there are breathtaking. Koh Samui always had a very popular Giant Buddha, and Phuket wanted to have a bigger one. Phuket Big

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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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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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James Bond Island in Phang Nga Bay

James Bond Island

What to do on James Bond Island [toc] James Bond Island, locally known as Khao Ping Kan, is located about 25 kilometres northeast of Phuket Island, in the bay of Phang Nga. This unusual limestone rock formation is one of the many places in Phang Nga people have on their Phuket must-see list. There are some positive and negative opinions about this iconic Island, and most are justified, but it

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Phuket Plane Spotting – Where to See Planes Landing in Phuket?

Plane Spotting on Mai Khao Beach

Where to watch planes landing in Phuket? [toc] Plane spotting in Phuket just moved to our growing list of Best Things to Do in Phuket. Watching planes landing in Phuket has become a top-rated attraction in recent years. It’s easy, fun, super impressive, and with such a beautiful beach as a background, it is an excellent photo playground. So where is it? How do we go there? Is it allowed?

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Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

Soi Romanee in Phuket Town

Exploring Soi Romanee [toc] Soi Romanee (Soi Romani), in the historical centre of old Phuket town, is a short street with a long and colourful history. Today it is home to souvenir shops, fancy ice cream parlours and small but posh guesthouses, but it wasn't always like this as long ago: the posh Soi Romanee was the red-light district of Phuket Town! We were always fascinated by the old houses

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Samet Nangshe Viewpoint

Samet Nangshe Viewpoint

How to get to Samet Nangshe? [toc] Samet Nangshe is a superb panoramic viewpoint in Phang Nga Bay. It's a little far outside Phuket island, but if you have a car or a big bike, it is worth the drive. From up there, you can admire the fantastic limestone formations of Phang Nga Bay, but it requires a good deal of effort. You need to drive 25 kilometres past the Sarasin

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Baan Ar Jor Phuket Museum Homestay

Baan Ar Jor Museum Homestay near Mai Khao Beach

Baan Ar Jor Heritage Hotel in Phuket [toc] Baan Ar Jor is a hotel, a restaurant and a museum with a long history that started in 1936. This house has always been one of the most mysterious old mansions of Phuket, standing lonely near Mai Khao Beach in the north of Phuket. Unlike other mansions mostly found in town, Baan Ar Jor is isolated away from any village and very

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Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town

A walking guide to Phang Nga Road [toc] Phang Nga Road is another historical street that runs parallel to the famous Thalang Road, in Old Phuket Town. Phang Nga Road maybe is less known, but it has a lot of charms, a few local restaurants, and several important historical landmarks and museums. As you walk around, take the time to look at the superbly renovated architecture. What to see and

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Phuket Photos

Phuket Photos

A Unique Collection of Photos of Phuket [toc] Our Phuket photos share some favourite pictures taken during our many years of explorations around the island and beyond. Here you can discover what Phuket looks like when the weather is nice, day and night: white sandy beaches, tropical islands, and the jaw-dropping landscapes of Phang Nga. We also share the many things you can see and do while here, plus the

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Andaman Sky Lounge Patong Beach

Andaman Sky Lounge in Phuket

A rooftop on the 19th floor in Patong [toc] Andaman Sky Lounge is one of Phuket's least known rooftop bars and restaurants. It's relatively easy to find this place in Patong Beach but reviewing it took us a while. The bar is on the 19th floor of the Andaman Beach Suite and can accommodate between 30 to 50 people. The tower is 21 floors high and just a couple of

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Ma Doo Bua Phuket – a selfie playground in Phuket

Ma Doo Bua Cafe in Phuket

A selfie dedicated restaurant in Phuket [toc] Ma Doo Bua Phuket is a 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 covered with those unusual giant circular floating leaves called Victoria Amazonica, a species of flowering plant, the largest of the Nymphaeaceae family of giant water lilies. Around the lake, traditional Thai

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Splash Beach Club near Patong

Splash Beach Club Phuket

Splash Beach Club [toc] Splash Beach Club is a new spot hidden in a tiny creek not far from Patong Beach, between the beautiful Tri Trang and Paradise beach. The club doesn’t sit on a vast sandy beach like most other beach clubs of Phuket and doesn’t play loud music (yet), but it certainly has a unique charm. The view of this small cove with trees added to a gentle

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Three Monkeys Restaurant Phuket

Three Monkeys Restaurant in Phuket

What is Three Monkeys Restaurant? [toc] Three Monkeys restaurant is set in the Jungle somewhere between Phuket Town and Chalong, part of the popular Hanuman World Zipline attraction. With a beautiful and somehow unusual design, the Three Monkeys restaurant has been a success from day 1, attracting a crowd of teenagers and young families. The restaurant is surprisingly large, built on several levels on the side of a hill overlooking

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