Malin Plaza Night Market in Patong Beach, Phuket

Malin Plaza Night Market Patong

What to Do at Malin Plaza Market? [toc] Malin Plaza is a relatively new night market at the southern end of Patong Beach that succeeded where other night markets failed because they kept in mind that food is the magnet that makes people come at the first place. The same concept seems to apply to shopping malls just as well. Just walk around at any given evening and see how

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Thalang Maneekram – Phuket Floating Market

Thalang Maneekram Floating Market

Phuket Floating Market [toc] Thalang Maneekram is a new floating Market in Phuket, but it’s not the first one, so it's going to be interesting to see if this one succeeds where the defunct Kathu floating market failed. The Thalang Maneekram floating market is not well-known and despite being 76,000 square meters, is a little hard to find. It also has a misleading name since Thalang is the name of the

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Villa Market Phuket ▷ Ordering Online and Supermarkets Around Phuket

Villa Market Phuket

Villa Market Around Phuket Island [toc] Villa Market is a brand well-known for their impressive range of high-quality products and imported goods. They have been in Thailand for a very long time (since 1973) and opened the first Phuket branch about ten years ago in Chalong. Recently two more supermarkets were added in Boat Avenue at Laguna Phuket, and Boat Lagoon on the east coast of Phuket. We have been long-time

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Vintage Market Phuket – Night Market in Kathu

Vintage Market Phuket in Kathu, Phuket

What is Vintage Market Phuket? [toc] Vintage Market Phuket (formerly known as the short lived AWA Kathu Night Market followed by the Bunthai Night Market) is a small market in Kathu, just halfway between Phuket Town and Patong Beach. This is still a very young market but it shows a lot of potential. You can find a lot of very good local food at low prices, a bit of shopping,

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OTOP Market – OTOP Shopping Paradise Patong Beach

OTOP Night Market Phuket

OTOP Market [toc] OTOP Market official name is OTOP Shopping Paradise and was initially designed as a local market to promote the handicrafts and original product of each province of Thailand. The unusual word 'OTOP' serves as an acronym for ‘One Tambon One Product’ (which means 'One District One Product'). The location of this market is convenient, on the second road of Patong beach, just 750 metres from the famous

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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 travelling overseas, and while they may be very careful about spending 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

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Phuket Weekend Market (Naka Market)

Phuket Weekend Market (Naka Market)

About the Phuket Weekend Market [toc] Phuket Weekend Market, or Naka Market or even Chaofa Variety Weekend Market, is an immense night bazaar located near Central Festival in Phuket Town. Occasionally it's even called 'Phuket Chatuchak' by reference to the giant Chatuchak Weekend Market in Bangkok and Thais call it 'Talad Tairod’, which means 'Car Boot Sale'. Actually 'Naka Market' seems to be the name everyone is now using. The

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Expo Phuket Bazaar

Expo Phuket Bazaar

Explore a Local Bazaar in Phuket Town [toc] Expo Phuket is a very little known covered bazaar found in Phuket Town, next to the newly renovated Novotel Phokeethra hotel. Expo Phuket is surprisingly vast and modern as it was also renovated recently. It might not be worth travelling all the way to this bazaar but it is entirely air conditioned, which makes it a nice break from the heat if

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Lor Rong Market – Phuket Specialties

Lor Rong Food Market

Shopping for Phuket Specialties [toc] Had enough tourist food and want to try real Phuket specialities? When visiting Phuket Town, if you have a bit of time and are curious about Phuket real local food, you have to stop by Lor Rong Market. This little food place might just look like any others, but is, in fact, a very well known and popular venue for Phuket people and very few

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Premium Outlet Phuket

Premium Outlet Phuket

Premium Outlet Phuket [toc] The Premium Outlet Phuket has been opened since almost 10 years but despite a very strategic location at the intersection of the busy By Pass road and Thepkasattri Road (you probably will drive by when coming from airport), it never really took off. The design is quite attractive with terracotta colors, large walking covered alley and immense parking space. It was a bit of an event

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Phuket Amulet Market

Phuket Amulet Market

What is the Phuket Amulet Market? [toc] Phuket Amulet Market might not be the most exciting attraction in Phuket, but if you happen to be exploring the town, it might be just worth a look. Also, it's a nice little shortcut between Rassada Road and Phang Nga Road to reach the now-famous Shrine of Serene Light. You would expect to find only elders seating around the many long tables, scrutinising

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