Phuket, Thailand

Delve into our comprehensive guides to Phuket and discover why this sensational and diverse island attracts so many visitors. Perhaps the number one island destination in Thailand, there are plenty of attractions, thrills and spills to be had in this tropical Andaman Sea paradise. From the world renowned sandy beaches, warm turquoise waters, hidden coves, attractive mountain scenery, dense jungle and dozens of picturesque islands, to the lively bars, clubs and risqué night time entertainment, Phuket has it all in excess. It can surprise even seasoned visitors, and once you’ve succumbed to both its obvious and more subtle charms, it will keep you enthralled until the next time...


Best Coffee Shops in Phuket

Phuket has a great selection of independent coffee shops and cafes. In fact coffee lovers are positively spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing where to get their daily caffeine hit. In some parts of the island it seems that just about every street …

Thai Cooking Schools in Phuket

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to create truly authentic Thai food, then attending a Thai cooking class in Phuket can help you do exactly that. A cookery class is also a good option when you get tired of lounging around on the beach …

Phuket Local Markets

Markets in Thailand are some of the very best and most interesting places to observe ordinary Thai people going about their everyday business of shopping for food and other items. The markets are always a hive of activity where all kinds of people rub shoulders, …

Shopping Malls in Phuket

Apart from just lazing around the beach and soaking up the tropical sun, or heading out in the evening and exploring the crazy and debauched nightlife that Phuket is so famous for, many people like nothing more than to whip out the credit cards and …

Shopping in Phuket

Phuket is certainly a shopper’s paradise as it offers such a wide choice to locals and tourists alike. In recent years, several large shopping malls have been established here and so the whole gamut of shopping experiences are represented well. Compared with Bangkok however, Phuket …

Scuba Diving in Phuket

Phuket and the surrounding region is quite rightly considered by many people to be one of the top diving destinations anywhere in the world. The waters are consistently clear and pleasantly warm (close to 30 degrees Celsius all year), and there are amazing and unforgettable …

Snorkeling in Phuket

For many people, the beautiful Andaman sea that surrounds Phuket presents an ideal opportunity to try snorkeling in the wonderfully warm and clear waters. There is nothing quite like the experience of swimming amongst abundant tropical fish and other sea life, which darts amongst the …

Phuket Town Nightlife

Phuket has a well-earned and justified reputation for its wild and exuberant nightlife, especially the overt adult entertainment that is available just about everywhere. This is most prevalent in the countless beer and go-go bars, massage parlours, as well as offered by the thousands of …

Events and Festivals in Phuket

Every year Phuket hosts dozens of exciting and varied local events, festivals and holidays, which attract an eclectic mix of Thais, local expats, and holidaymakers. The events in Phuket are always crowd pleasers and there is definitely something for everybody to enjoy. From the rather …

Cinemas in Phuket

Despite being an exceptional tourist destination with plenty of outdoor activities, there are perhaps surprisingly not very many things to do indoors in Phuket when the weather is bad and it pours with rain, an event which occurs all too frequently especially between May and …