Dibuk Road in Phuket Town – a Walking Guide

Dibuk Road in Old Phuket Town

What to do on 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

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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 bury 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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Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket

Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket

Help dogs and cats of Thailand! [toc] Soi Dog Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping street dogs and cats around Phuket, Thailand and beyond, spaying and neutering them to avoid proliferation and rescuing injured and abandoned animals. The foundation has become a well-known and respected institution, working every day to improve the life and situation of stray dogs and cats in Phuket, Thailand and eventually outside the country.

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Blue Tree Phuket Water Park

Blue Tree Phuket Water Park

A water park near Bangtao Beach [toc] Blue Tree Phuket Water Park is an immense playground designed for adults and kids to spend a day of fun in the warm waters of a tropical island. With its multicolour and brightly decorated buildings, the park is easy to spot on the roadside of Cherngtalay, on the way to Bangtao beach. This 17,000 square metres lagoon is gigantic, with an impressive restaurant

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James Bond Island in Phang Nga Bay

James Bond Island

What to do on James Bond Island [toc] James Bond Island, locally known as Khao Ping Kan, is located about 25 kilometres northeast of Phuket Island, in the bay of Phang Nga. This unusual limestone rock formation is one of the many places in Phang Nga people have on their Phuket must-see list. There are some positive and negative opinions about this iconic Island, and most are justified, but it

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Phi Phi Island, Thailand

Phi Phi Islands near Phuket

What to do in Phi Phi Islands? [toc] Update 2022: Access to Maya Bay is closed again until further notice. Check with your tour agent or hotel. In 2022, Phi Phi island is open, and the beaches and other nearby islands are more beautiful than ever. The island looks quiet, and the majority of shops, restaurants and hotels are still closed. There are just a few visitors every day, locals

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24 Thai Temples to Visit in Phuket

Wat Khaorang - Phuket Temples

Amazing Buddhist temples of Phuket [toc] Phuket temples, or Wats, are always worth a visit; from the temple hidden inside a cave to the famous Wat Chalong, a visit to Thailand would not be complete without exploring a few of these magnificent and beautifully ornamented buildings ('Wat' means 'Temple', you guessed it). Phuket has many temples; we will probably list them one by one, but many are difficult to find or

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

Plane Spotting on Mai Khao Beach

Where to watch planes landing in Phuket? [toc] Plane spotting in Phuket just moved to our growing list of Best 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 is an excellent photo playground. So where is it? How do we go there? Is it allowed?

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KC Kathu Connection Phuket

Kathu Connection Waterpark Phuket

A waterpark with Slip N Fly for parties in Kathu [toc] Note: KC Kathu Connection is closed until further notice KC Kathu Connection (officially KC Kathu Connection Sports Club Bar & Restaurant) is a small water park roughly halfway between Phuket Town and Patong, not far from Kathu Village. The main attraction is the 'Slip N Fly' double slider. This is not your usual water slide, where you gently slide

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Laem Singh Beach

Laem Singh Beach

Update 2022: Laem Singh is accessible by boat and now by land! [toc] Laem Singh beach is accessible again? Yes, it is now! Laem Singh Beach is one of Phuket's most beautiful beaches, but it was closed in April 2017. It looks excellent in any weather, like being in the Caribbean, a bit nostalgic, very green with palm trees leaning over the sand and now, you can have the beach

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Island hopping around Phuket

Phang Nga Bay cruise on a private boat [toc] Phang Nga Bay is such a fantastic place. A thousand islands and vertiginous cliffs standing above the sea is a scenery out of this world. No matter how often we visit Phang Nga Bay, it is always a jaw-dropping landscape. It should be on your Must-Do list in Phuket, and it is often at the top of many visitors’ lists, and

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Best Dive Centers in Phuket – Diving in Phuket

Phuket Best Dive Centers

Phuket Best Dive Clubs [toc] What are the Best Dive Shops in Phuket? Based on many readers' recommendations and the years we spent working with local dive shops, we compiled a list of reputable dive centres around the island. They offer an amazing range of dive courses, day trips to the many dive sites around Phuket, liveaboard cruises and speciality diving. This list is not sponsored and is in no

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Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong Temple

Phuket's most important temple [toc] Wat Chalong, or Chalong Temple (officially Wat Chai Thararam), is the largest, most revered and most visited Buddhist temple in Phuket. According to some sources, it was built at the beginning of the 19th century, 1837. Chalong Temple is one of the Must-See places in Phuket, and the nearby Big Buddha of Phuket, as they are relatively close. Wat Chalong Video   The central temple

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2 Days in Phuket ☀️☀️ What to Do in Phuket in 2 Days?

2 days in Phuket

Visiting Phuket in 2 Days [toc] Visiting Phuket in two days without rushing is possible because the island is relatively small, but it certainly will be a busy exploration. Three days would allow a lot more, but this overview should enable you to stop at the prominent landmarks and small beaches. We will skip the tourist beaches; you know where they are, and you can include them if you want

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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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Koh Racha Island near Phuket 🏝️ Koh Racha Yai

Koh Racha Yai (also called Raya Island or Racha Island)

What to do on Koh Racha Island? [toc] Racha Island or Koh Racha Yai (also called Raya Island) is a small idyllic island just 12 kilometres south of Phuket, popular for day trips, snorkelling and scuba diving. The island is so small it can only accommodate a few resorts: The Racha, a real luxury hideaway, Racha Island Resort, Baan Raya Resort and the modest Bungalow Raya Resort. Believe it or

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4 Waterfalls to discover in Phuket

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 cool enough to dip

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10 Best Tattoo Studios in Phuket – Tattoo shops in Patong and around

Celebrity Ink tattoo studio in Phuket, Patong Beach

Where to get the best tattoos in Phuket? [toc] Planning to get one of those amazing tattoos in Phuket? You came to the right island! Wherever you go in Phuket or Phi Phi island, you will see tattoo studios after tattoo studios wherever you look. So many of them say picking the right one can be worrisome since a tattoo is for life! There are many factors to consider, including

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