Phuket Big Buddha

Big Buddha Phuket

Phuket most iconic landmark [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 is jaw-dropping. The panoramic views from up there are breathtaking. Koh Samui always had a very popular Giant Buddha, and Phuket wanted a bigger one. In addition, it is free to visit

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Cafe Phuket Viewpoint

Cafe Phuket Viewpoint

A hidden Instagram spot between Patong and Kamala [toc] Cafe Phuket Viewpoint is really hard-to-spot Instagram gem hidden on the curvy roadside that connects Patong Beach to Kamala Beach. The place has been around for a long time, carried different names, and never really was popular until someone realized that Instagram was an irresistible magnet for the young generation. The place is almost purposely hidden behind a wooden house covered

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13 Best Places to Watch Sunset in Phuket!

Phuket Best Sunset Bars

[toc] Sunset bars in Phuket are a great way to end the day with a panoramic view, no matter the season. And people here know that the rainy season offers more dramatic sunsets than high because of the monsoon clouds. During the high season, skies are often dull and unattractive, and without clouds, photos are rather bland without clouds. But when the last rays of sunlight hit the heavy monsoon

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Heaven Rooftop Restaurant Phuket

Phuket Best Rooftop Bars

Heaven rooftop bar and restaurant [toc] Heaven Rooftop Restaurant is a little-known viewpoint terrace hidden below the famous Karon Viewpoint on the east coast of Phuket. Heaven Restaurant has a relaxed style usually found on beach clubs and is a great place to end the day with a sunset. Most importantly, it offers some pretty amazing views over the three bays of Kata Noi Beach, Kata Beach and Karon Beach

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Monkey Hill Phuket Town

Monkey Hill Phuket

Where to see monkeys in Phuket? [toc] Update: Monkeys are unpredictable and can be dangerous! Never feed them by hand. Accidents are not unusual and are not worth risking your holiday! Phuket Monkey Hill is the best-known monkey playground on the island, a hill covered with immense red and white antennas in the back of Phuket Town. That hill may be easy to see but not as easy to reach:

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15 Best Viewpoints of Phuket (Updated)

Phuket, Thailand

Where are the best viewpoints of Phuket? [toc] Karon Viewpoint, the Big Buddha and Promthep Cape are the best-known viewpoints of Phuket, but there are many more, and all are great photo opportunities. Climbing on top of every hill around the island seems to be an Instagram magnet for many travellers. Here is a list of beautiful places for some fantastic panoramic shots. Some are just hills; others are amazing

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Patong Sunset View Restaurant

Patong Sunset View restaurant

Thai food with a panoramic view of Patong Sunset [toc] Patong Sunset View Restaurant is a great spot to end the day with a nice dinner or even just a drink while enjoying one of Phuket famous sunsets. The restaurant is relatively small, but the terrace can welcome quite a few guests, and everything is very affordable. To make the best of your dinner, you should sit at the front

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After Beach Bar Phuket

After Beach Bar Phuket on Kata Noi Beach

A sunset panoramic restaurant over Kata Noi Beach [toc] After Beach Bar Phuket is a very popular Thai restaurant perched high on a cliffside above Kata Noi Beach, on the way to Nai Harn Beach; from the outside, the restaurant looks modest, with low thatched roofs and an old fashioned reggae atmosphere that seems to defy time on any tropical island around the world. As you walk through the restaurant

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Bukito by Promthep Cape Restaurant in South Phuket

Bukito by Promthep Restaurant

A good Thai local restaurant in Promthep Cape [toc] Bukito by Promthep Cape Restaurant is a surprisingly good place to enjoy a relaxing dinner with a view once you have your photos of the famous sunsets of Promthep Cape in the south of Phuket, just past Nai Harn Beach. Often missed by the thousand tourists visiting the area every day, Bukito cooks surprisingly good Thai and seafood served by a

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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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The Sundeck Phuket – A trendy lounge bar in Kata Noi

The Sundeck Phuket

Sunsets and panoramic dinner in Kata Noi [toc] The Sundeck Phuket is a new lounge bar and restaurant in a fantastic location, high above the beautiful Kata Noi Beach. The situation between Kata Beach and Nai Harn Beach is such that almost everyone drives in front of this stunning viewpoint at least once. The Sundeck Phuket Video   The Sundeck Phuket is not far from the famous Karon viewpoint, the

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Nak-Kerd Seaview Cafe near Phuket Big Buddha

Nakkerd Seaview Cafe at Big Buddha Phuket

A restaurant with a view near Big Buddha [toc] Nak-Kerd Seaview Cafe (previously called Star Mountain Sunset Restaurant) is a small restaurant with a superb panoramic view of Karon Beach. The place is simple, partly made of thatched roofs and bamboo tables, which adds a lot of charm to a simple lunch or dinner after you visit the Big Buddha of Phuket. Nak-Kerd is the name of the immense hill

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Khao Khad Viewpoint – Panwa Viewpoint

Panwa Viewpoint - Khao Kad Viewpoint

What is Khao Khad Viewpoint? [toc] Khao Khad Viewpoint (Panwa Viewpoint) is a solitary standing viewpoint on top of one of the highest and most remote hills of Phuket and a bit of a mystery. With parking designed to accommodate a large number of buses and cars, a shop and a massive staircase leading to a large tower, you would expect to find a crowd up there... but when you

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Phuket Windmill Viewpoint

Phuket Viewpoints

What is Phuket Windmill Viewpoint? [toc] Phuket windmill viewpoint, also occasionally called wind turbine, is a panoramic hill in the very south of Phuket Island. From up there, you can enjoy a birdview of the very popular Ya Nui Beach on one side and the bay of Nai Harn on the other. This spot is now one of the most photographers panoramas in Phuket, frequently used as a romantic background

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Wat Doi Thepnimit Phuket near Patong Beach

Doi Thepnimit Patong Phuket

Doi Thepnimit Phuket [toc] Doi Thepnimit Phuket is a monastic residence with a fantastic panoramic view over Patong beach. You can see its iconic white pagoda from the beach, if you know in which direction to look, of course, it's pretty tiny. Doi Thepnimit is a small but so beautifully decorated Thai temple, and with such a view, it's worth stopping on your way in or out Patong beach. Join

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Rang Hill in Phuket Town (Khao Rang)

Khao Rang Hill

Rang Hill in Phuket Town (Khao Rang) [toc] Rang Hill (Khao Rang), located in the middle of Phuket, is famous for its scenic restaurants, temple, monkeys, and a new viewpoint bridge. Khao Rang is not very high, but its location makes it fun for lunch or dinner with a good bird view of Phuket Town. Rang Hill used to be a fitness park but has lost popularity, maybe because of

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Rang Hill Viewpoint in Phuket Town

Khao Rang Hill Viewpoint

Khao Rang Hill Viewpoint [toc] Khao Rang Hill has always been a viewpoint at the top of a famous hill in Phuket town. It’s not strikingly beautiful and not very high either, but it’s a pleasant stop. A lot of youngsters go there for a selfie and a romantic moment. In recent years they added a Gazebo and a platform to allow visitors to enjoy a better view over Phuket

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Promthep Cape Sunset Viewpoint in south Phuket

Promthep Cape in the south of Phuket

Sunsets at Promthep Cape [toc] Promthep Cape seems to be an irresistible spot for a good old sunset photo at the very south of Phuket island, not far from Nai Harn Beach on the way to Rawai Beach. This landmark has always been a daily meeting point for hundreds tourists to line up with a camera facing west. Colourful buses download hordes of tourists hungry for a sunset picture, and

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