Ma Doo Bua Phuket – a new selfie playground in Phuket

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

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Songkran 2020 in Phuket – April 12 to 15

Songkran Festival Phuket

What is the Songkran Festival? [toc] Songkran in Phuket happens between April 12 to 15, 2020. (The dates vary depending on the regions of Thailand, so please keep checking this page as we will confirm as event approaches). So, what is this Songkran Festival everyone is talking about lately? [caption id="attachment_20214" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Songkran Festival Phuket[/caption] If you choose to come to Phuket or Thailand in April, you'd better know

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Romantic Beach Dinner in Phuket at Old Siam Restaurant

Romantic Beach Dinner at Thavorn Beach Village

A Romantic Dinner on the Beach in Phuket [toc] Looking for the most romantic place in Phuket to propose or share an unforgettable dinner with your loved one? A romantic dinner on the beach at the Old Siam Thai Royalty Restaurant in Thavorn Beach Village is hard to beat. The setting, atmosphere and soft breeze over the sea create a pleasant atmosphere almost impossible to describe with words or even

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Phuket Airport Transfers ▷ How to Get from Phuket Airport to your Hotel?

Phuket Airport Transfers

What is the Best Way to Go from Phuket Airport to my Hotel? [toc] Phuket Airport Transfers are pretty much hassle-free, and there are many ways to get from the Airport to your hotel, wherever your hotel is. We get daily questions about Phuket Airport Transfers on our Facebook page, and we try to answer them as well as we can. The most popular seems to be the shared mini-bus

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Maiton Island (Koh Mai Thon)

Maiton Island

The unexpected beauty of Maiton Island [toc] Maiton island an understated paradise with a long and interesting history. It’s a superb day out, only 15 minutes from Phuket by speedboat. The island is small but with a large and quiet beach and a green hill as a backdrop. Maiton is a private island with a small hotel and just a few bungalows that used to be the ultimate luxury in

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Phuket Smart Bus and Local Blue Bus

Phuket Smart Bus

How to ride the Phuket Smart Bus? [toc] The Phuket Smart Bus is a very comfortable and affordable way to go from beach to beach for a very reasonable price. It is doing pretty well on the islands and visitors love it. There are several ways to use the many Phuket local bus services. All are cheap, and all are slow, but if you are visiting Phuket with a small

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The Sundeck Phuket – A trendy lounge bar and restaurant in Kata Noi

The Sundeck Phuket

Sunsets and panoramic dinner in Kata Noi [toc] The Sundeck is a new lounge bar and restaurant in a fantastic location, high above the beautiful Kata Noi Beach. The situation between Kata Beach and Nai Harn Beach is such that almost everyone will at least drive in front of this beautiful viewpoint at least once. It’s not far from the famous Karon viewpoint, the famous hill from which you can

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Acqua Restaurant Phuket – Award winning Italian restaurant in Patong

Acqua Restaurant Phuket

Award-Winning Italian Restaurant in Patong [toc] Acqua is a fantastic Italian restaurant run for just 10 years by the very talented and friendly Chef Alessandro Frau. This exclusive dining has received many awards and accolades, including a ‘Plate’ award but the new Phuket Michelin Guide 2019. The beautifully decorated restaurant is almost hidden in Kalim Beach, just outside Patong Beach on the way to Kamala. The restaurant has been opened

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Is Phuket Safe? 10 Tips for a Safe Holiday in Phuket

Is Phuket Safe?

Is Phuket safe? [toc] Yes, Phuket is very safe, probably safer than most other countries. Of course, the experience might differ for each traveller, but overall, if you follow the common-sense safety rules, you should never have to worry. In this page, we give a few pieces of advice, but keep in mind that these safety tips just use common sense. See also 5 known scams in Phuket. Apart from

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Endless Summer Phuket – Coffee Shop and Boutique in Phuket Town

Endless Summer Coffee Shop in Phuket Town

A beautiful heritage coffee shop in Phuket Town [toc] Endless Summer is both a coffee shop and a fashion boutique in a magnificent heritage house on Yaowarat road, the very heart of Phuket town. Anyone who walks in front of this beautifulk mansion will stop for a photo without a moment of hesitation. However, even though it's very easy to find and close to most travellers itinerary, many visitors miss

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19 Best Beach Resorts in Phuket! True Beachfront Hotels

Beachfront hotels in Phuket

Best True Beachfront Hotels in Phuket [toc] Staying in a true beachfront resort in Phuket is the obvious dream of most people travelling to a tropical island. The beaches of Phuket can be pretty amazing, and there are thousands of hotels here now, but those right on the sand are actually very limited, not to mention very expensive too. At that price, you should make sure you get what you

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Novotel Phuket Kamala Beach – An affordable hotel right on the beach!

Novotel Phuket Kamala Beach Resort

A weekend at Novotel Kamala [toc] Novotel Phuket Kamala Beach manages to combine many of the features for a great holiday if you are searching for a reasonable mid-range accommodation in Phuket. The hotel is right on the beach, a unique and much sought after feature on the island. There are 9 room types to choose from, including affordable pool rooms and even a cool rooftop bar! We had to

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15 Best Things to Do in Patong Beach

Things to Do in Patong Beach

What to Do in Patong Beach? [toc] There are a lot of things to do in Patong Beach beyond the much talked about nightlife and the ever going party. Patong is full of activities for families, couples, singles and friends, and even a few attractions most people don’t know about. We will not go into details about nightlife but mostly focus on the real activities, the things you can mostly

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16 Most Secret, Hidden and Quiet Beaches of Phuket

Secret Beaches of Phuket

Where are the secret beaches of Phuket? [toc] 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

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10 Silly Things People Buy in Phuket They Probably Didn’t Need to Buy

Phuket Silly Shopping

Stuff to Buy in Phuket You Will Never Use Again [toc] Holiday is always a lot of fun and shopping is totally part of it. People often become someone else when traveling overseas, and while they maybe be very savvy when shopping at home, they seem to forget everything and fall for the silliest items. From our many years here in Phuket, we saw people buying some really fun souvenir,

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