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

Plane Spotting in Phuket

Where to watch planes landing in Phuket? [toc] Planes land on Mai Khao beach, on the west coat of Phuket island, but only during high season. Plane Spotting in Phuket just moved to our list of 18 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

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10 Reasons Why We Keep Coming Back to Phuket

Why We Can't Leave Thailand

Why is Phuket so popular? [toc] Why can't we leave Thailand? And what makes you come back to Phuket countless times? There are many answers to these questions, but we picked the 10 answers we thought was the most important. Of course, there will always be some exceptions: some travellers didn't like it, some had unfortunate experiences. Some expats are grumpy because they forgot how lucky they are here and

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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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18 Best Things to Do in Phuket (Updated)

Best Things To Do in Phuket

[toc] The popularity of Phuket comes from the incredibly vast range of activities and tours, from fantastic beaches and natural wonders to glittering temples and man-made attractions. With so much to choose from it may be challenging to fit everything on holiday. So to make your travel planning a lot easier, we listed here a list must-do in Phuket sorted by popularity. Some of them are on the island itself,

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10 Great 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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10 Best Muay Thai Camps in Phuket

Muay Thai Camps in Phuket

What Are the Best Muay Thai Gyms in Phuket? [toc] Several Muay Thai training camps have opened in Phuket, with thousands of people now arriving to the island every year to learn this ancient martial art form and get fit while enjoying some beach time. Muay Thai kickboxing has been practised in Thailand for centuries, and over the past decade, it’s become a world-famous sport along with the explosion of

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Phuket Wake Park (Phuket Cable Ski)

Phuket Wake Park

Wakeboarding at Phuket Wake Park [toc] Phuket Wake Park (more often called Phuket Cable Ski) is a lake in Kathu equipped with a 700 m long cable running counter clockwise at 30 km/h. It has been in Kathu for a long time, but we only started this thrilling sport in recent years. Wakeboard is much easier to enjoy than one would imagine! You will be surprised how fast you can

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Thalang Maneekram – Phuket New 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 other 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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Wat Chalong – Phuket’s Most Important Temple

Wat Chalong Temple

What is Chalong Temple? [toc] Wat Chalong, the largest, most revered and most visited Buddhist temple in Phuket was built at the beginning of the 19th century, 1837 according to some sources. Chalong Temple (officially Wat Chaiyatararam) is one of the Must-See places in Phuket, together with the nearby Big Buddha of Phuket as they are relatively close to each other. The tallest building on the grounds of Wat Chalong 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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