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Da Maurizio

Local Tip This is no average Italian restaurant. It offers a wonderful selection of dishes which change regularly depending the availability of top imported Italian produce.

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Phuket Youth Sailing Club

Local Tip The Club is a great way for kids to learn how to sail. Optimists and Topazes, both small dinghies, are provided and instruction given so kids can get comfortable on the water, do some racing and above all,...

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MACCAX Camp

MACCAX Camp

21 Nov - 1 Dec

Live the life of a triathlete for 8 days straight! The MACCAX Camp is designed to give you the opportunity to the live the life of a professional triathlete, to train, eat, sleep and recover like one. The camp will be led by Thanyapura’s elite team of coaches, including 2x Ironman World Champion, Chris McCormack and 8x Ironman champion,... more »

AMCHAM Marine Tourism Forum: the Challenges of Change

AMCHAM Marine Tourism Forum: the Challenges of Change

21 Nov

Join Natasha Eldred of Shine PR and guests on a discussion of Phuket's marine's scene - its diverse marine industry and aquatic life, vibrant yachting and scuba diving industry - and on threats to the marine tourism industry - dwindling fish stocks, boat accidents, poor safety standards, yachting restrictions, low respect for marine life and... more »

Happy Hour & Live Music @ The Speakeasy

Happy Hour & Live Music @ The Speakeasy

21 Nov

Phuket’s first Speakeasy. Come and enjoy the classiest daily Happy Half on the island. From 6 to 9pm, you'll receive 50% off cocktails, local beers and selected red/white wines. On Fridays, there's live music from 7 to 10pm. Don’t miss it! more »

Carbon Free Cooking @ The Edge

Carbon Free Cooking @ The Edge

21 Nov

New to carbon free cooking?! Chef Alex Bitterling from The Edge at Aleenta will present this style of cooking during a special evening. 'Wew will be taking a traditional Thai menu, twisting it around and turning it upside down to present you with something truely remarkable', says Chef Bitterling. The price is 1,500++ Baht per person. more »

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Chicago Steakhouse

Great steaks, burgers and salads, Chicago Steakhouse provides Phuket's best value family dining. more »

Virtual Tours

Molly Malone's

Molly Malone's on Patong's Beach Road is an Irish pub that offers live entertainment every night. There are Irish bands and solo entertainers with energy and vitality that's infectious. more »

Phuket Photos

Food vendor at a local market

Food vendor at a local market

Longtail at sunset at Koh Lanta

Longtail at sunset at Koh Lanta

Macaque monkeys at Monkey Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don

Macaque monkeys at Monkey Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don

Tonsai Bay at Koh Phi Phi Don

Tonsai Bay at Koh Phi Phi Don

Golf course once was tin mine early 20th century

Golf course once was tin mine early 20th century

The first Phuket government plane in 1928

The first Phuket government plane in 1928

Cape Phromthep

Cape Phromthep

Thai fishing boat

Thai fishing boat

At a nursery

At a nursery

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