Phuket Shopping – Where to shop in Phuket?

Shopping in Phuket

[toc] Shopping in Phuket plays a good part in a great holiday. It’s often more about entertainment and fun than real necessity, and most of the time, you don't even buy anything. Phuket has a lot to offer to everyone, and shopping in Phuket is often associated with food. You will mostly notice this in any night markets and shopping malls. It’s also a great way to escape the rain

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10 Best Night Markets in Phuket

Phuket Night Markets

Where to Find Phuket Night Markets [toc] Night markets in Phuket are always fun; from the new Chillva Market to the giant Naka Weekend Market or the Sunday Walking Market in Phuket Town, almost everyone loves to browse the incredible array of things you don't need. Night markets in Phuket are intense, colourful, surprising, fascinating, puzzling, smelly, messy, confusing and overwhelming. But night markets all have one thing in common,

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Phuket Fresh Markets

Phuket Fresh Markets

Where to find Phuket Fresh Markets and what to expect? [toc] Fresh markets in Phuket are always a great way to get close to real, local life with minimal effort. Markets are everywhere around the island, every community and every village has one, small or large, permanent or occasional. Some are daily markets, often open until the end of the afternoon, some are available only certain days of the week.

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Jungceylon Shopping Center – Patong Beach

Jungceylon Shopping Mall Phuket

What to Do at Jungceylon? Note: Jungceylon Shopping Center is closed until end of 2022 for massive renovations [toc] Jungceylon Shopping Center is a massive complex in the very centre of Patong Beach and the largest on Phuket Island. Covering 200,000 square meters, it's so vast it feels like a city within a city. Expect to find many souvenirs shops, dozens of restaurants, a department store, cinemas, electronic shops, massage,

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Poppy’s Macrame Handmade in Phuket

Poppy’s Macrame handmade in Phuket

Fashion macrame by Poppy in Phuket [toc] Discover and order a growing collection of beautifully handmade macrame created with passion by Poppy in Phuket. Macrame is a surprisingly delicate fashion, perfect to wear on the beach or after! Please have a look at these chic and affordable shoulder bags, key chains, as well as beautiful dresses and shawls knitted into delicate clothing. Poppy can even design elegant accessories and jewellery,

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Phuket Outlet

Phuket Outlet

Premium Outlet Phuket [toc] Phuket Outlet (Premium Outlet Phuket) has been open for more than ten years, but despite a very strategic location at the intersection of the busy By-Pass road and Thepkasattri Road (you probably will drive by when coming from the airport), it never really took off. The design is attractive with terracotta colours, a large walking-covered alley and immense parking space. It was a bit of an

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Boat Avenue Phuket

Boat Avenue Phuket

What to Do at Boat Avenue Phuket? [toc] Boat Avenue Phuket is a relatively new shopping and dining neighbourhood with growing popularity at the entrance of the Laguna complex in Bangtao, Cherngtalay. It started modestly a few years back, progressively attracting more and more trendy restaurants, bars and shops until it became the fashionable shopping and dining destination it is today. It evolved and remained smart enough to keep the

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Chillva Night Market Phuket

Chillva Market Phuket

What to do at the Chillva Night Market? [toc] Chillva Market Phuket is one of the best weekday night markets on the island. Everyone seems to love them, Thai teenagers, more than everyone else. Every town in Thailand has a surprising amount of these shopping and eating playgrounds, and they are always packed, so it's no surprise that there are now more than 9 Night Markets in Phuket. Chillva Market

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Porto de Phuket Mall in Bangtao Beach

Porto de Phuket Mall in Bangtao

A community mall in Bangtao Beach [toc] Porto de Phuket is a new open-air community mall near Bangtao Beach in the Cherngtalay district, just next to the very popular Boat Avenue. It's of the same brand as Central Phuket and Central Patong, and you will therefore recognise some of the typical shops, but the concept here is a little different, so don't expect to find a multi-storey shopping mall. Porto

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Endless Summer – Coffee Shop and Boutique in Phuket Town

Endless Summer Coffee Shop in Phuket Town

A beautiful heritage coffee shop in Phuket Town [toc] Endless Summer is both a coffee shop and a fashion boutique in a magnificent heritage house on Yaowarat road, the very heart of Phuket town. Anyone who walks in front of this beautiful mansion will stop for a photo without a moment of hesitation. However, even though it's effortless to find and close to most travellers' itinerary, many visitors miss it

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Central Phuket – Central Festival Shopping Mall

Central Festival Phuket

What to Do at Central Phuket? [toc] Central Phuket (Central Festival Phuket) is one of the major shopping malls on the island, the other famous one being Jungceylon in Patong Beach. Shopping malls may not be on your list of 'Best Things to Do in Phuket' but keep in mind that a mall can be a good alternative place to spend an occasional rainy day. Nowadays, malls in Thailand offer

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Kor Jaan Night Market in Phuket Town

Kor Jaan night market in Phuket Town

A small night market in Phuket Town [toc] Kor Jaan (Lahd Kor Jaan in Thai) is a new night market set along a canal on Kra Road, in a lesser-known part of east Phuket Town. With such a hidden location, Kor Jaan market seems to address more to locals than to tourists, but as always, everyone is welcome to visit. This is actually your chance to experience some real local

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8 Best Shopping Malls in Phuket

Phuket Best Shopping Malls

Where are Phuket shopping malls? [toc] Phuket shopping malls keep emerging here and there, reminding how much the island has changed in the past two decades. They might not please travellers who used to come last century, but they are an excellent way to escape the heat or the unavoidable rainy days. In recent years shopping malls started to evolve and adapt to a fast-changing market and should not be

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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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The Oasis Thalang – Walking Street in Old Phuket Town

ChimJae Walking Street

[toc] The Oasis Thalang (formerly ChimJae Walking Street and Vanich Walking Street), is a new 150 metres long narrow passage that connects Thalang Road to Dibuk Road in the old Phuket Town. This fun local market is covered and has air-con, making it a convenient place to explore when it gets a little too hot or when it starts raining in Phuket. The Oasis Thalang passage is very discreet and

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Central Phuket Floresta Shopping Mall

Central Floresta Phuket

Central Phuket got bigger [toc] Central Phuket Floresta sounds like another mall on the island but is just a massive extension of the good old Central Festival. With an ever-growing population, Phuket Festival was just getting too crowded, parking was getting impossible and weekends were seriously packed. As it is on the outskirt of Phuket town it somehow addresses more to locals than tourists. The first year was a bit

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Banzaan Market in Patong Beach

Banzaan Market in Patong

What to buy and eat at Banzaan Fresh Market? [toc] Banzaan Market in Patong Beach is an excellent experience during your holiday. It's a lot easier to access than most local markets since it is just behind the gigantic Jungceylon Shopping Mall. So get your first glimpse of fun looking Thai fruits, amazing fishes, strange veggies and colourful sweets! Banzaan Fresh Market (‘Banzaan’ is the Hokkien for 'fresh market') is

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Index Living Mall Phuket – a large furniture mall in Phuket Town

Index Living Mall Phuket

Index Living Mall Phuket [toc] Index Living Mall is large furniture and home improvement shopping mall on the outskirt of Phuket Town, just next to the Bangkok Phuket Hospital is and, where many fancy shopping malls are such as Central Festival. This shop addresses the mid-range market by offering a wide range of furniture at affordable prices. Index opened a very long time, and the amount of furniture and accessories

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11 Best Souvenirs to Easily Buy in Phuket

Elephant Pants in Phuket

What to buy in Phuket for your friends? [toc] What souvenir should you buy in Phuket for your friends? Something that doesn't cost a fortune, doesn't take much space in a suitcase, and most of all: something typical from Thailand. Phuket is genuinely heaven for shopping. From street shopping, night markets to international shopping malls and department stores, the range of souvenirs you can buy in Phuket will, without a

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