Phuket Big Buddha

Big Buddha Phuket

What to Do at Phuket Big Buddha? [toc] The Phuket Big Buddha 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 jaw-dropping site and the panoramic views from up there are breathtaking. Koh Samui always had a very popular Giant Buddha, and it seems that Phuket

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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 your visit to the Big Buddha of Phuket. Nak-Kerd is actually the name of the

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12 Best places to watch sunset in Phuket

Phuket Best Sunset Bars

What are the best sunset bars in Phuket? 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 rainy season offers more dramatic sunsets than high because of the monsoon clouds. During high season, skies are often dull and unattractive, and without clouds, photos are rather bland. But when the last rays of sunlight hit

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Where to See Monkeys in Phuket? – 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 they are not worth risking your holiday or even your life! 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

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The Sundeck Phuket – A trendy lounge bar and restaurant in Kata Noi

The Sundeck Phuket

Sunsets and panoramic dinner in Kata Noi [toc] The Sundeck 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 will at least drive in front of this stunning viewpoint at least once. It’s not far from the famous Karon viewpoint, the renowned hill from which you can

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Windmill Viewpoint in Ya Nui Beach (Wind Turbine Viewpoint)

Phuket Viewpoints

What is Phuket Windmill Viewpoint? [toc] The 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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After Beach Bar Phuket

After Beach Bar Kata Noi Beach

A sunset bar in Kata Noi beach [toc] After Beach Bar is a very popular Thai restaurant on a cliffside just passed Kata Noi Beach, on the way to Nai Harn Beach. Seen from the road, it looks rather modest with low thatched roofs and old fashioned reggae atmosphere, but it offers some of the most beautiful panoramas on the island and a superb view on the turquoise blue bay

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Wat Doi Thepnimit Phuket – A New Temple in 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. The

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Patong Sunset View Restaurant

Patong Sunset View restaurant

Patong Sunset View Restaurant [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 of the balcony to enjoy

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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 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 its popularity. All year round,

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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

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 and Rawai. This landmark has always been a daily meeting point for hundreds of tourists, mostly Thai, to line up with a camera, facing west. Colourful buses download hordes of tourists hungry for a

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Heaven Rooftop Restaurant

Phuket Best Rooftop Bars

Heaven Rooftop Restaurant [toc] Heaven Rooftop Restaurant is a little know viewpoint terrace located just below the very famous Karon Viewpoint. Heaven bar has a relaxed style usually found on beach club 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 further in the back. The food

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Sabai Corner Restaurant Phuket – Kata Noi Beach

Sabai Corner Restaurant

A Hidden Thai Restaurant in Phuket [toc] Sabai Corner is a beautiful Thai restaurant really well hidden in Phuket, not far from Kata Noi Beach. Only the few dedicated travellers will find it or make the effort to find it. The food is good without being exceptional, but you will get a lot of satisfaction just to find it and discover the magnificent panoramic view on the nearby sea. [caption

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15 Best Viewpoints of Phuket (Updated)

Phuket, Thailand

Where are the best viewpoints of Phuket? 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 single hill around the island seems to be an Instagram magnet for many travellers. [toc] Here is a list of beautiful places for some fantastic panoramic shots. Some are just hills; others are

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Tunk Ka Cafe in Phuket Town

Tunk Ka Cafe Phuket

Dinner With a View at Tunk Ka Cafe [toc] Tunk Ka Cafe is one of our favourite restaurants in Phuket Town, a long-established hillside place beautifully built on top of Khao Rang Hill in Phuket Town, with striking panoramic views of Phuket city. Tunk Ka Cafe is a romantic place, with three separate terraces framed with large trees, and a nice breeze flowing through always keeps the place cool. A

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