27 Best Things to Do in Phuket and around (Updated 2020)

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What best to do in Phuket? Wondering what the best things to do in Phuket are? The popularity of this amazing island comes from the incredibly vast range of activities and tours, from fantastic 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 it can be

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B Cat Cafe in Phuket Town

B Cat Cafe in Phuket Town

A Cat Cafe in Old Phuket Town B Cat Cafe 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 a

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11 Free Things to Do in Phuket

Free Things to Do in Phuket

What to do in Phuket without spending? Are there any interesting free things to do in Phuket? It may sound like a strange question, but Phuket is well-known to be the most expensive destination in Thailand. If the flight ticket and the hotel used most of your budget, there are ways to make the best of your stay without spending much. [toc]We wrote a page about ‘Phuket with a small

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Chinpracha House Museum (Baan Chinpracha)

Baan Chinpracha

Chinpracha House (Baan Chinpracha) [toc] Chinpracha House (Baan Chinpracha) is one of the 18 most beautiful mansions in Phuket spread all around Phuket Town. Some of these in Sino-Portuguese style houses are abandoned in bad condition, some have been renovated, but Chinpracha House is somehow unique and in its original condition. It can be visited for 150 baht and may be worth having a look, but expect something halfway between

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Phang Nga Bay – The Many Ways to Explore Phang Nga

Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay [toc] Phang Nga Bay is one of the most amazing places we had the chance to explore. We've been there countless times, by boat, car, on a bike, luxury yacht, longtail, kayak and even on a Chinese Junk. Each visit is a new experience. Sunny, cloudy or rainy: Phang Nga wears a different dress for each occasion. [the_ad id="30528"] Getting There Classic kayak day trips The easiest

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20 Best Things to See and Do in Phuket Town

Phang Nga Road in Old Phuket Town

What to Do in Phuket Town [toc] Phuket Town is a surprising treasure trove of things to do and to experience if you decide to spend a day away from the beach. The old streets add to the many reasons why Phuket is so unique. Think about it! Yes, there are many islands in the world with beautiful beaches, but not many of them combine amazing beaches, amazing landscapes and

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Phuket Big Buddha

Big Buddha Phuket

How to get to the Big Buddha of Phuket? [toc] The Big Buddha Phuket is a 45-meter-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 superb site and the panoramic views from up there are breathtaking. Koh Samui always had a very popular Giant Buddha, and it seems

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8 Phuket Museums (updated)

Phuket Museums

Discover the rich past of Phuket The museums of Phuket are not very impressive, but in recent years an effort was made to keep a record and share the tin mining rich history and the Chinese roots of this island. Several new museums opened and the Old Phuket Town itself has been renovated and is somehow a walk-in museum and a beautiful display of Phuket historical past. [toc] Here are

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10 Reasons Why We Love 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 ten 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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23 Best Things to Do in Patong Beach (Updated 2020)

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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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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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 now the most popular attraction in Phuket Town. This 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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1st Time in Phuket ? 26 Things You Should See, Do, Eat, Know and Enjoy!

First Time in Phuket

A beginner's guide to Phuket [toc]  Update: Wash your hands frequently and carry hand sanitizing gel or wipes, just as a precaution! Many readers coming to Phuket for the first time send questions daily: This is my first time in Phuket, what should I really see and do? Of course, since everyone is different, there are many answers, but with years of experience answering the same anxious questions we came

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Phuket Town – A Walking Guide to Old Phuket Town

Phuket Old Town

Phuket Old Town Walking Guide If this is your first time in the old part of Phuket Town, our Walking Guide to Phuket’s most charming streets will save you time and sweat! The historical part of Phuket Town is not huge but is still vast enough to be visited in half a day. We break it down, street by street, and describe the main points of interest and significant landmarks.

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Dibuk Road in Phuket Town – a Walking Guide

Dibuk Road in Old Phuket Town

Exploring Dibuk Road [toc] Dibuk Road is one of the famous old streets of Phuket town you should add to your list while exploring. It's very colourful and easy to find, with plenty of casual cafes, shops and restaurants to enjoy. Dibuk road is parallel and not far from the famous Thalang road, (where you'll find the Sunday Walking Street Market). It stretches for 800 meters, from the old Dibuk

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Thalang Road in Old Phuket Town – A Walking Guide

Thalang Road in old Phuket Town

Exploring Thalang Road [toc] Thalang Road is the most famous street in the historic part of Old Phuket Town. The municipality and owners managed to revive most of the old Sino-Portuguese shophouses and buried the ugly cables Thailand is so famous for. Thalang has become selfie heaven. The street is lined with small cafes, traditional or fashionable boutiques and a few restaurants. All have one thing in common: A few

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