18 Amazing Sino Portuguese Mansions in Old Phuket Town

Blue Elephant Mansion the way it looked before

Amazing Mansions of Phuket [toc] Thalang Road is where everyone goes on a Phuket exploration; it's a nice walk and a must-do. But if you too have a passion for old houses, you might want to explore a bit further where some fabulous mansions are still standing but often hidden. It is so easy to imagine Phuket hundred years ago when standing in front of one of these beautiful mansions,

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19 Best Things to Do in Phuket (Updated)

Best Things To Do in Phuket

What to do in Phuket? [toc] Wondering what to do in Phuket? 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 a little crowded. The

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23 Best (VERY) Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket (updated)

Best Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Phuket Real Local Restaurants [toc] Beware! This page is not the trendy section of Phuket Restaurants! It's all about local food and only local food! Here are some of the most popular (very) local Thai restaurants in Phuket. They are not fancy, and all are cheap: they don't care about the decor, and they sometimes forget to smile, it's all about efficiency and great taste! Some of them might appear

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11 Best Beaches for Snorkeling in Phuket (Updated)

Best Snorkeling Beaches in Phuket

Where to Snorkel in Phuket? [toc] What are the best snorkelling beaches in Phuket? Not all the beaches here are suitable to admire sealife, and as we were often asked which is best, we listed here beaches with nice rocky areas. None will ever be as beautiful as Coral Island or Similan Islands but they will have enough marine life to make your day. The best beaches are often the

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8 Best Phuket Beach Clubs

Best Beach Clubs in Phuket

Most Popular Beach Clubs in Phuket [toc] Phuket beach clubs are the perfect addition to your tropical holiday: beach and exploration during the day,  party with international DJs at night. Many of them are gone, but they are making a big come back! Phuket beach clubs used to pop out around the island faster than we could visit them, mostly on Surin Beach. But a few years back, the government

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22 Best Hotels in Phuket We Tried and Loved

Phuket Best Hotels

What Are Phuket Best Hotels? [toc] Here are 22 amazing hotels we tried in Phuket. We stayed and enjoyed all these resorts in person, and would recommend any without hesitation. Staying at a hotel is entirely part of your holiday, so it should be an experience and a memory in itself, a memory you will bring back home as much as the sea or the beach. These hotels might not

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The 20 Most Beautiful Beaches of Phuket

Phuket Best Beaches

What Are Phuket Best Beaches? [toc] What is the most beautiful beach of Phuket; a frequent and challenging question to answer since each person likes a beach for so many different reasons. Somehow, there are two kinds of beaches here: those where people book their hotel and those where people spend the day. 1) Beaches where people book their hotel: Most people like to book their hotel in Patong, Kata,

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10 Best Things to Do on a Honeymoon in Phuket

Things to Do on a Honeymoon in Phuket

[toc] What are the most romantic things to do on a honeymoon in Phuket? Don't listen to what some people say, Phuket is a romantic destination. You have to be creative and smart enough to avoid busy places! Stay away from crowded beaches and enjoy a fantastic honeymoon time: It's a lot easier than you think. What to do on a Honeymoon in Phuket? A perfect romantic holiday in Phuket

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12 Best Local Seafood Restaurants in Phuket (updated 2019)

Best Seafood in Phuket

Where is the best Seafood in Phuket? [toc] The best seafood in Phuket is mostly in local restaurants, sometimes hard to find and often away from tourist places. Of course the seafood you will find in Patong, Kata, Karon and other famous beaches are good too, but there is a little something more in local restaurants. It's more authentic, more fresh, not to mention often cheaper. We are happy to

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12 Best Restaurants in Phuket – Phuket 101 Choice

Phuket Best Restaurants

What Are Phuket Best Restaurants? [toc] The list of the Best Restaurants in Phuket list is growing fast, especially since the Michelin Guide has arrived on the island. Phuket culinary scene has evolved a lot in recent years, and the choice of restaurants has grown tremendously. Having amazing restaurants in Phuket happened naturally for a few reasons: 1) Thailand is naturally blessed with fantastic cuisine, able to offer something great

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40 Amazing Phuket beaches and how busy are they?

Phuket Beaches

A List of All the Beaches of Phuket [toc] There are no less than 40 beaches now on our list! A few are crowded, a lot are quiet, some are hidden, and some are still secret. There are so many beautiful beaches where you can walk alone for kilometres, even during high season. Here is our updated list of Beaches by alphabetical order. Some are easy to find; some are

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15 Best Hotels in Patong Beach – Where to Stay in Patong?

Patong Beach Hotels

Where to Stay in Patong Beach? [toc] Patong Beach hotels come at many prices, sizes and locations so finding the hotel that will please both your budget and your need for the best place can be tricky. Many readers ask for our suggestions, but there is no such thing as ‘One Patong hotel fits all’. Everyone on average is looking for the same things. Please recommend a hotel in Patong

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20 Amazing Places People Always Miss in Phuket – Phuket Hidden Places

Phuket Beaches

Phuket Hidden Places [toc] Surprisingly, there are still amazing places people miss entirely when visiting Phuket. And like most people you want to visit Phuket but you wish to see it from a less known angle and discover places most people haven't heard of. Many would say there are no such places in Phuket anymore, but there are! After 24 years spent on Phuket Island, I found a lot more

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Driving in Phuket – 14 Lifesaving Tips!

Renting a Bike in Phuket

How to Drive in Phuket? [toc] Yes, driving a bike in Phuket is fun, cheap, convenient but most travellers underestimate the consequences of events going wrong. All it takes is a second and what was so much fun a minute ago turns out to be the nightmare of a lifetime. This page sums up 25 years of driving bikes and cars safely in Thailand. It's not meant to scare you

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Ko Benz in Phuket Town (Go Benz) – One of Phuket Best Street Food

Ko Benz restaurant

Ko Benz in Phuket Town Ko Benz (or Go Benz) received a 'Bib Gourmand' rating from the new Michelin Guide for Phuket. Bib Gourmand means 'friendly establishments that serve good food at moderate prices.' [toc] Ko Benz is one of Phuket most popular local restaurants for more than 15 years now. Ko Benz served a relatively small choice of noodle soups and rice porridge, and by keeping it focused, became

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