7 Great Things You Can Do in Phuket during COVID-19

Phuket during COVID-19

Phuket Today [toc] How does Phuket look like during COVID? There is no doubt that Phuket is going through an incredibly difficult year because of COVID-19. Phuket relies almost entirely on tourism, and after more than a year without international travellers, most businesses have closed, temporarily or permanently. Thailand is trying to revive tourism with the sandbox program and even advertise on major international TV channels. A huge campaign of

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Wat Phra Nang Sang Temple in Thalang

Wat Phra Nang Sang

Wat Phra Nang Sang [toc] Wat Phra Nang Sang was built more than 200 years ago and was originally known as Wat Takian; and is one of the oldest Thai temples in Phuket. This unusual temple was built when Thalang was the main city of Phuket Island and even was the scene of a battlefield during the Burma war in 1785. For many years, Wat Phra Nang Sang was a

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Phuket Waterfalls – 4 waterfalls to visit in Phuket

Phuket Waterfalls

Where are Phuket waterfalls? [toc] Phuket waterfalls are modest in size, especially during the high season when the lack of rain reduces the stream to a trickle. There are three waterfalls in Phuket, distributed around the island, and they seem always to attract kids, families and couples during the weekend. Thailand is a tropical country, and the weather is warm or hot all year round, and the water is just

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How many days do you need for a great stay in Phuket?

Phuket

How many days should I stay in Phuket? [toc] How many days are enough to visit Phuket? This is a question we receive very often, mostly from first-time visitors. As you can expect, there is no easy answer because everyone has different lengths of annual leaves, different budgets or live at different distances. If you live far away from Phuket, it is better to stay longer, mainly to recover from

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Phi Phi Island, Thailand ▷ What to Do in Phi Phi Islands?

Phi Phi Islands near Phuket

Phi Phi Island Update for 2021 [toc] Phi Phi island is open, and the beaches and other nearby islands are more beautiful than ever. However, no international tourism is possible unless visitors agree to go through a 2 weeks quarantine in designated hotels. The island looks desolated, and the vast majority of shops, restaurant and hotels are closed. There are just a few visitors every day, locals and expats for

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Phuket Big Buddha – What to Do at Phuket Big Buddha?

Big Buddha Phuket

What to Do at Phuket Big Buddha? [toc] The Phuket Big Buddha is a 45-metre-tall white marble statue visible from anywhere in the southern part of Phuket. This impressive landmark is probably at the top of everyone's 'Must-Do in Phuket', and it is indeed a jaw-dropping site, and the panoramic views from up there are breathtaking. Koh Samui always had a very popular Giant Buddha, and it seems that Phuket

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Samet Nangshe Viewpoint

Samet Nangshe Viewpoint

How to get to Samet Nangshe? [toc] Samet Nangshe is a superb panoramic viewpoint in Phang Nga Bay. It's a little far outside Phuket island, but if you have a car or a big bike, it is worth the drive. From up there, you can admire the fantastic limestone formations of Phang Nga Bay, but it requires a good deal of effort. You need to drive 25 kilometres past the Sarasin

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Wat Chalong – Phuket’s Most Important Temple

Wat Chalong Temple

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

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16 Most Hidden, Secret and Quiet Beaches of Phuket

Secret Beaches of Phuket

Where are the secret beaches of Phuket? [toc] There are still hidden, secret and quiet beaches in Phuket, and they are beautiful. Of course, some 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 beach chairs

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9 Museums in Phuket, Thailand – Discover the past of Phuket

Phuket Museums

Are there museums in Phuket? [toc] Phuket museums are not very impressive, but in recent years they made an effort to keep a record and share the tin mining rich history and the Chinese roots of this island. Several new museums opened here and there, mostly in Phuket Town, each with its value and character. After an intensive renovation, the Old Phuket Town itself is a sort of walk-in museum

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Phuket Art Village – Art Gallery and Community in Rawai

Phuket Art Village in Rawai

Phuket Art Village [toc] Phuket Art Village is a small art gallery and artist community hidden at the end of a small lane, on the way to Rawai Beach, in the south of Phuket Island. The place is surprising and fun to explore, consisting of several little galleries, each with its own style and artist. The crew is friendly and clearly very passionate about their creations, and the galleries are

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Similan Islands – What to Do in the Similans?

Similan Islands

What to Do in the Similans? [toc] The Similan Islands form a fabulous archipelago in the Andaman Sea, just 120 km northwest of Phuket island. These small islands are so stunning; you don't even need to be an excellent photographer to come back with amazing photos. Most people go there on a day trip tour, but the best way to enjoy the Similan islands is to stay for two days.

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27 Best Things to Do in Phuket and around

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What to do in Phuket? [toc] What are the best things to do in Phuket? The popularity of this fantastic island comes from the incredibly vast range of activities and tours, from fabulous beaches and natural wonders to glittering temples and human-made attractions. Phang Nga Bay is an absolute must-do, with jaw-dropping limestone cliffs and flooded caves. Phi Phi islands are everyone's second favourite even though they can be a

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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 Phuket is a fun place where every cat lovers can sit and play with 15 to 17 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

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Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market

Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market

What to Do at Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market? [toc] Phuket Sunday Walking Street Market is called 'Lard Yai Market' by locals and is the most popular attraction in Phuket Town. This 360-metre long 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 into a busy

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