10 Best Heritage Style Hotels in Phuket

Best heritage hotels in Phuket

Heritage Hotels in Phuket [toc] Looking for a Heritage Hotel in Phuket Town? Phuket is home to some impressive heritage houses and historic sites dating back to its thriving tin mining days in the 1800s. Some of the shophouses and mansions built by Phuket high-society families and merchants a century ago have now been thoughtfully restored and converted into guesthouses, boutique shops and cafes. For those looking for Phuket accommodation

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Khao Rang Hill View Point in Phuket Town

Khao Rang Hill View Point

Rang Hill Viewpoint [toc] Khao Rang Hill has always been a viewpoint at the top of a popular hill in Phuket town. It’s not strikingly beautiful but it’s a pleasant stop, and a lot of youngsters go there for a selfie and a romantic moment. In recent years they added a Gazebo and a platform to allow visitors to enjoy a better view over Phuket Town and the sea beyond.

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Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2019 – September 28 – October 7

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2019

When is Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2019?September 28 - October 7[toc]The Phuket Vegetarian Festival (or Nine Emperor Gods Festival) happens once a year, during the ninth lunar month, and is one of the most auspicious events on the island. For this unique occasion, a crowd of devotees assemble in every Chinese shrine around the island, followed by an even bigger horde of photographers avid to get the shot of their life.

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The Charm Phuket – A Beautiful Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

The Charm Restaurant in Phuket Town

The Charm Phuket The Charm received a 'Bib Gourmand' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. Bib Gourmand means 'friendly establishments that serve good food at moderate prices.' [toc] The Charm Phuket restaurant opened in a century-old Thai house of Phuket Town. The location on Dibuk road is the perfect way to end your exploration if you decide to spend a day wandering the old streets. The food is

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Central Phuket – Central Festival Shopping Mall

Central Festival Phuket

What to Do at Central Phuket? [toc] Update: Central Floresta, an enormous new wing just built across the street from the existing Central Festival, is now open, more than doubling the surface of this already large mall. Central Phuket (Central Festival Phuket) is one of the few mega malls on the island (the other famous one being Jungceylon) and is a fun stop for a rainy day. It had a

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Ko Benz in Phuket Town (Go Benz) – One of Phuket Best Street Food

Ko Benz restaurant

Ko Benz in Phuket Town Ko Benz (or Go Benz) received a 'Bib Gourmand' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. Bib Gourmand means 'friendly establishments that serve good food at moderate prices.' [toc] Ko Benz is one of Phuket most popular local restaurants for more than 15 years now. Ko Benz served a relatively small choice of noodle soups and rice porridge, and by keeping it focused, became

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Photos of Phuket Town and Around – Old Streets and Temples

Photos of Phuket Town

Explore Phuket Town! [toc] These Photos of Phuket Town were taken around the famous Thalang Road, but also Dibuk Road, Soi Romanee, Phang Nga Road and all around was considered the historical heart of Phuket Town. If you want to explore the old streets and take your own photos and Instagram Selfies, it's simple: use our 'Phuket Town Walking Map'! [gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="large" ids="10751,10752,10753,10754,10755,10756,10757,10758,10759,10760,10761,10762,10763,10764,10765,10766,10771,10772,10773,10774,10776,10777,10778,10779,10780,10781,10783,11620" orderby="rand"] Map of Phuket Historical

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Blue Elephant Phuket – Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Blue Elephant Phuket

A Great Thai Restaurant in Phuket Town Blue Elephant Phuket received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is the sign of excellent food.’ [toc] Blue Elephant Phuket is not a casual Thai restaurant, but at the contrary of what most people think, it is not outrageously expensive (We didn't say cheap though). Blue Elephant Phuket is perfect for a special occasion, a dining

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Tunk Ka Cafe in Phuket Town

Tunk Ka Cafe Phuket

Dinner With a View at Tunk Ka Cafe [toc] Tunk Ka Cafe is one of our favourite restaurants in Town, a long established hillside place beautifully built on top of Khao Rang Hill in Phuket Town. Tunk Ka Cafe is a romantic place, with three separate terraces framed with large trees, and a nice breeze flowing through always keeps the place cool. A shaded wooden walkway leads from the top

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Mee Ton Poe Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Mee Ton Poe Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town Mee Ton Poe received a 'Michelin Plate' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. 'Michelin Plate is the sign of very good food' [toc] Mee Ton Poe (Mee Ton Poh) has served some of the best known Hokkien noodles on Phuket island for many years since 1946 to be precise. It used to be a tiny, modest restaurant at the clock circle in Phuket

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Phuket Walking Street Weekend Market

Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market

What to Do at Phuket Walking Street Market? [toc] Phuket Walking Street and weekend market is called 'Lard Yai' by locals and is now the most popular attraction in Phuket Town. This weekend street market was an instant success, adding a much-needed event to the historical part of town. Every Sunday from 4 pm to 9 pm (and often beyond) the once quiet Thalang Road turns itself into a busy

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Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup in Phuket Town

Som Chit Hokkien Noodle Soup Phuket

Hokkien Noodle Soup [toc] Som Chit Restaurant is famous for its delicious Hokkien Noodle Soup. People from Bangkok who know about would stop for a lunch at Som Chit if they are in the vicinity of Phuket Town. Som Chit (which is pronounced ‘Som Kit’) is easy to find, near the clock circle in Phuket Town and just next to the famous Mee Tong Poh who is also famous for

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Siam Niramit Phuket Show

Siam Niramit Phuket Show

Is Siam Niramit Phuket worth watching? [toc] Siam Niramit Phuket is a surprising show narrating 700 years of Thailand history. The stage is immense, the choreography involving more than a hundred people is spotless. The narration is simple and clear enough for everyone to understand each scene. The superb sound system immerses you in a fantastic world based on centuries of Thai myths and legends. It is seriously impressive. It

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Phuket Trickeye Museum

Phuket Trickeye Museum

Interactive Photo Playground in Phuket Town [toc] Phuket Trickeye Museum is a great place to take your kids or your friends a for a couple of hours of silly fun. If you are not familiar with the concept of Trickeye Museum, also called 3D museum, it's a place where you interact with giant paintings for some fun photo sessions. The similar attraction has been hugely popular first in Pattaya, then

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Ko Yoon Restaurant – Hokkien Noodles in Phuket Town

Ko Yoon Hokkien Noodles

Ko Yoon Restaurant [toc] Ko Yoon Restaurant is a very small and discreet place serving amazing Hokkien Noodles. If you happen to visit Phuket Town, chances are you walked passed it without noticing it, it looks like any other anonymous local hole-in-the-wall restaurant. But Ko Yoon has prepared those delicious big yellow noodles for decades and locals know how good they are. Yes they is much hype about Mee Ton Poh,

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Chillva Market Phuket

Chillva Market Phuket

Exploring the Chillva Night Market [toc] Chillva Market Phuket is one the best weekday night market on the island. Everyone seems to love them, Thai teenagers more than everyone else. Every town in Thailand has a surprising amount of night markets, and they are always packed, so it's no surprise that there are now more than 7 night markets in Phuket. Also, Chillva Market Phuket makes smart use of those

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Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant in Phuket Town

Kopitiam Restaurant by Wilai

Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant [toc] Never heard of Kopitiam by Wilai Restaurant before? Not a surprise since Thalang road changed from just an old busy street to a full-scale tourist attraction, bars and restaurants started to appear like flies on honey. And thinking of it, it is a good thing! Well, I do have an opinion on the way those houses are renovated, too often looking like dollhouses, but the

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