The Similan Islands, Phuket, Thailand
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Baan Rim Pa

Local Tip Phuket expats know that Baan Rim Pa is THE Thai restaurant in Phuket to go to. The food is outstanding and the views of Kalim Bay are spectacular. Go for sundowners and stay for the sounds Tommy Doyle on the...

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Chicago Steakhouse

Local Tip Quality steaks and food and an ambient atmosphere at Chicago's offer a superb dining experience.

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Phuket Soccer Schools Multi-Activity Camp for Kids

Phuket Soccer Schools Multi-Activity Camp for Kids

17 Apr - 19 Apr

Phuket Soccer School (PSS) presents a multi-activity camp for kids from Tears 5 - 12. Activities such a kick cricket, long jump, soccer, assault course, basketball, throw & catch, dodgeball, T-ball, mat tag, team handball, tag rugby, head-catch and skipping will be offered. Kids can learn new sports and skills, learn more about health and... more »

Thanyapura SuperKidz Invitational Swim Meet

Thanyapura SuperKidz Invitational Swim Meet

18 Apr - 20 Apr

This three-day meet is for teams of kids age six and above. The Friday morning session is an open water swim at the one time off-campus venue Naithon Beach and the afternoon session, Hot 50's at Thanyapura. 100m, 200m and relays will be held all day Saturday and 400m, 800m and 1,500m swims Sunday morning. more »

Stuntman's World Recort Attempt: Human Catapult over the Blades of a Helicopter Gunship

Stuntman's World Recort Attempt: Human Catapult over the Blades of a Helicopter Gunship

19 Apr

World record holding stuntman Ian Jamieson will attempt a world record human catapult stunt. In this death defying stunt, the stunt superman will fly over the rotating blades of a helicopter gunship. Ian will ride a 250cc motocross bike at 90 kph up a ramp to impact the bike into a metal barrier, where he will then be catapulted off the bike... more »

Phuket Gay Pride Festival 2014

Phuket Gay Pride Festival 2014

20 Apr - 27 Apr

2014 marks the 11th Annual Phuket Pride Celebration. The first night sees the pre-party night, followed by the grand opening party on the 21st and Phuket Pride Party Night on the 18th. The colourful and fantastic ‘Afternoon Gay Pride Parade’ and the fun street party are on the 26rd. more »

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Ao Po Grand Marina

Opened in September 2008, Ao Po Grand Marina is Phuket's newest marina and is situated in an ideal location at the entrance of Phang Nga Bay. The marina has 24 hour access with no tide restrictions. more »

Virtual Tours

Pearl of Phuket

We have known pearls for thousands of years ago and used them as a valuable ornaments. The story of pearls was very mysterious and some believed that pearls came from a mermaid's teardrop. more »

Phuket Photos

Ko Tapu, better known as James Bond Island

Ko Tapu, better known as James Bond Island

Muay Thai

Muay Thai

Kata & Kata Noi Bays on Phuket's west coast

Kata & Kata Noi Bays on Phuket's west coast

Sunset wedding photography at Nai Harn Beach

Sunset wedding photography at Nai Harn Beach

Macaque monkeys at Monkey Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don

Macaque monkeys at Monkey Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Stretch of beach on Koh Lanta

Stretch of beach on Koh Lanta

Nemo (clownfish or anemonefish) in the Andaman Sea

Nemo (clownfish or anemonefish) in the Andaman Sea

Sunset at Railay Beach, Krabi

Sunset at Railay Beach, Krabi

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