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The Speakeasy

Local Tip A perfect place to relax and even reminisce with the past days of prohibition in the US. Nestle in to a comfortable couch and enjoy fine drinks in good company.

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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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A Chance of Rain: Champagne Saturdays @ Nikki Beach

A Chance of Rain: Champagne Saturdays @ Nikki Beach

25 Oct

Rain or shine, come party! Saturdays through the low season, Nikki Beach is hosting a special party that features free-flow mimosas, a special brunch of lunch and bottle service packages. The party is held in the indoor dining room and there are live DJs and champagne surprises to enjoy. The price is 1,025++ Baht. Members of parties of 4... more »

New Yorker Night @ Two Chefs Kamala

New Yorker Night @ Two Chefs Kamala

25 Oct

New Yorker Night at Two Chefs Kamala marks the first theme night that will be held every Saturday night. There will be a large American-style buffet and happy hour prices on selected drinks. Acoustic music will be playing courtesy of the house band. Come for the food and stay for the fun! The price is 595 Baht for adults and 295 Baht... more »

KARE 2014 'Be the Change'

KARE 2014 'Be the Change'

25 Oct

Make a difference in a child's life! The third KARE (Krabi Annual (Fund) Raising Event) event again sees all funds going to a charitable cause - UNICEF, SARF and Ban Praen din Samer Border Patrol Learning Centre, Krabi. The evening will feature entertainment, activities, a live band playing the best of yesterday's and today's hits and a... more »

'Think Media' Art Dinner @ Nikki Beach

'Think Media' Art Dinner @ Nikki Beach

25 Oct

Come for a unique art culinary dinner! There will be six pieces of modern art by well-known Vietnamese and Japanese artists, one of which will be displayed with a dish created by one of Thailand's best chefs. The price for the evening is 4,000++ Baht per person. more »

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Yacht Haven Marina

Yacht Haven Marina, at the north east end of Phuket, is just 15 minutes' drive from the international airport and several top resorts and beaches. Set in idyllic surrounds it offers year-round access more »

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Big Buddha (Mingmongkol Buddha)

Perched atop a 380 metre hilltop in Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata is Phuket's newest man-made attraction, Big Buddha or Ming Mongkol Buddha. more »

Phuket Photos

Beach swing

Beach swing

Sundowners at a beach bar

Sundowners at a beach bar

Stretch of beach in Koh Lanta

Stretch of beach in Koh Lanta

Longtails by the ferry pier, Koh Phi Phi Don

Longtails by the ferry pier, Koh Phi Phi Don

At a nursery

At a nursery

Goong Sarong (Deep fried prawns in vermicelli)

Goong Sarong (Deep fried prawns in vermicelli)

Tonsai Bay at Koh Phi Phi Don

Tonsai Bay at Koh Phi Phi Don

Longtail at sunset at Koh Lanta

Longtail at sunset at Koh Lanta

Aerial view of South Patong Cape looking west

Aerial view of South Patong Cape looking west

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