8 Phuket Museums (updated)

Phuket Museums

Discover the rich past of Phuket [toc] Phuket museums might not always be fascinating, but in recent years an effort was made to keep a record and share the rich history of the island. Several new museums opened recently, and the Old Phuket Town itself has been renovated and is somehow a walk-in museum and a beautiful display of Phuket historical past. Here are the seven museums in Phuket: the

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ChimJae Walking Street (Vanich Walking Street) in Old Phuket Town

ChimJae Walking Street

[toc] ChimJae Walking Street, also known as Vanich Walking Street, is a new 150 metres long narrow passage that connects Thalang Road to Dibuk Road in the old Phuket Town. This fun local market is covered and has air-con, making it a convenient place to explore when it gets a little too hot or when it starts raining in Phuket. ChimJae Walking Street passage is very discreet and easy to

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B Cat Cafe in Phuket Town

B Cat Cafe in Phuket Town

A Cat Cafe in Old Phuket Town [toc] B Cat Cafe is a fun place where every cat lovers can sit and play with furry and fluffy felines while enjoying a cake and a drink. The location on Thepkasattri Road, just next to the old historical street of Phuket Town makes it very convenient, as you can explore the famous Thalang Road and Dibuk Road, then take a well-deserved break

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Phuket Aquarium in Cape Panwa

Phuket Aquarium

The first aquarium in Phuket [toc] The Phuket Aquarium in Cape Panwa is not immense as the tunnel itself it only a few metres long, but it is still a great place to entertain you and your kids on a rainy day and it might even be your chance to see baby turtles. Several rooms display aquariums of various sizes starting from small tanks with seahorses, some fun and colourful

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Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

A tour of the Chalong Bay Rum Distillery [toc] The Chalong Bay Rum Distillery has become a brand known the world around, but it started very modestly around 2012, in a remote area of Phuket called Chalong. The success of this rum comes from many aspects: the unique quality of the ingredients, the rigorous process, an eye-catching package and smart marketing, all combined with the passion of a small team.

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11 Best Yoga Studios and Yoga Classes in Phuket

Best Yoga Studios in Phuket

Where to Find Yoga Classes in Phuket? [toc] Phuket has a growing number of yoga studios and classes that can help heal your body and mind while you’re on holiday. You can find yoga classes at many Phuket resorts, but if you’re in search of a specific style or method of yoga, you’re best to drop by one of the independent yoga studios around the island. Here’s a selection of

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Let’s Relax Spa Phuket – Affordable independent spas in Phuket

Let's relax Spa at Phuket Boat Lagoon Marina

An affordable independent spa in Phuket [toc] Let’s Relax Spa has been around Thailand for a few years now, and it started in 1998 with a single shop in Chiang Mai. There are now more than 30 branches around Thailand, including seven spas in Phuket. Let’s Relax fills the gap between tiny street massages parlours you can see by the dozen on the side of roads, and the more sophisticated

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Aquaria Phuket at Central Floresta – Phuket New Aquarium

Phuket Aquaria at Central Floresta

How is Phuket Town new aquarium? [toc] Aquaria Phuket is a new attraction in Phuket town, on the lower floor of the immense Central Floresta, (part of Central Festival). The place covers a large surface, and it is advertised as the largest aquarium in Thailand, with 25,000 animals and 300 species, which we didn’t take the time to count. The surface is indeed impressive but How does Aquaria look like?

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10 Best Spas in Phuket – Massages and Wellness Centers

Best Spas in Phuket

What are Phuket best spas? [toc] Phuket spas are fully part of a perfect holiday, and the island is blessed with an incredible array for all budgets and those in search of stillness and mind-body rejuvenation will find plenty of choices here. If you spend any time wandering the beaches or streets of Phuket, you’ll soon find someone offering a hands-on healing service, whether it’s a beachside massage or a

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Jungceylon Phuket Shopping Mall in Patong

Jungceylon Shopping Mall Phuket

What to Do at Jungceylon? [toc] Jungceylon is a massive shopping mall in the very centre of Patong Beach and still the largest on Phuket island. Covering 200,000 square meters, it's so vast it feels like a city within a city. Expect to find a lot of souvenirs shops, dozens of restaurants, a department store, cinemas, electronic shops, massage, a two-storey supermarket and a lot of attractions on the upper

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10 Tips for a Great Holiday During the Rainy Season in Phuket

Rainy season in Phuket can be great! [toc] "How does the rainy season look like in Phuket" is the topic of endless discussions and a very stressful decision factor too, so let's look at what we know. Let's start by clearing one important fact: Online weather forecasts can't predict anything, they will display a thunderstorm icon even if it rains for just an hour. [the_ad id="30528"] 1. What are the

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Phuket Trickeye Museum – Phuket 3D Museum

Phuket Trickeye Museum

Phuket 3D Museum [toc] Phuket 3D Museum (or Phuket Trickeye Museum) is a great place to take your kids or your friends for a couple of hours of silly fun, especially on a rainy day. 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

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Peranakan Phuket Museum

Peranakan Phuket Museum

Peranakan Phuket Museum [toc] The Peranakan Phuket Museum is a surprisingly interesting and beautiful display on Thepkasattri road, far away from Phuket town on the way to Phuket Airport and opposite Home Pro. Most people don't add museums to their list of 'Things To Do in Phuket' but in case of rain and if you are in the Thalang area you can visit this new museum. The Peranakan Phuket Museum

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7 Beaches for Rainy Season in Phuket

Phuket Beaches for Low Season

Which beaches are good during rainy season in Phuket [toc] When it's rainy season in Phuket the sea is sometimes rough on the west coast where all the popular beaches and hotels are... but if you still want to swim in the ocean, where should you go? This is a question we get a lot between June and October which are usually the rainy season months in Phuket. Phuket is

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