Head of Wooden Longtail Boat, Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
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Head of Wooden Longtail Boat, Phuket

Phuket

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The Naka Phuket

Local Tip The beach front villas are great as it's a skip to the water and relaxation if you're a beach person. The restaurants and bar are quick to get to also.

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Cape Phromthep

Local Tip You won't find a better spot on Phuket to enjoy the sun setting into the Andaman Sea! Take in some history in the small museum in the Lighthouse and do some shopping in the parking area below. It can get...

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Royal Thai Cooking Class @ Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

Royal Thai Cooking Class @ Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

2 Sep - 9 Sep

Dusit's Thai Exec Sous Chef Pachon Pakham offers a two-hour course three times a week on the art of Royal Thai Cooking. Students can then enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner at the five-star Dusit Thani's famed Ruen Thai restaurant. The price is 2,000++ Baht per person. Classes are held from 3 to 5 Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. more »

Thanyapura Five-a-Side Soccer League

Thanyapura Five-a-Side Soccer League

2 Sep

The Thanyapura Five-a-Side Soccer League is a social sports league that meets weekly. Teams include Thanyapura Phuket club members, Phuket International Academy and teams from communities in the north of the Island. Players must be at least 14 years of age to play. The registration cost per team is 4,500 Baht. more »

Water Colour Painting Course

Water Colour Painting Course

3 Sep

This 5 session course will open your eyes to a whole new way of seeing things. Suddenly you'll be looking at everything as an artist, interpreting the light, judging a good composition, wanting to capture on paper! Particularly for beginners, this course is designed to equip you with the basics of Water Colour Painting, a launching point... more »

Thai Cooking Class @ Boathouse Wine & Grill

Thai Cooking Class @ Boathouse Wine & Grill

3 Sep - 7 Sep

If you've enjoyed Thai food while in Phuket, why not cook Thai at home! Learn how to prepare the most authentic Thai dishes that you can enjoy with family and friends as a meal or at a party and the best way to spice dishes so they can be enjoyed spicy (pet) or not spicy (my pet) and the ingredients to use that you can find where ever you... more »

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Coyote Phuket

Enjoy a margarita and some nachos at the large outdoor wooden deck or in side in front of the two-storey full height glass walls and watch the sunset views over Patong Bay and the Andaman Sea. more »

Virtual Tours

SUB AQUA Dive Center

Learn to dive on the perfect scuba diving adventure while in Phuket! SUB AQUA Dive Center offers the full range of PADI Courses taught in private or groups by a professional, multilingual dive team. more »

Phuket Photos

Muay Thai

Muay Thai

Goong Sarong (Deep fried prawns in vermicelli)

Goong Sarong (Deep fried prawns in vermicelli)

Beach swing

Beach swing

Sunrise over Chalong Bay

Sunrise over Chalong Bay

Longtails by the ferry pier, Koh Phi Phi Don

Longtails by the ferry pier, Koh Phi Phi Don

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Kata & Kata Noi Bays on Phuket's west coast

Kata & Kata Noi Bays on Phuket's west coast

Farming oysters for pearls to make jewellery

Farming oysters for pearls to make jewellery

Golf course once was tin mine early 20th century

Golf course once was tin mine early 20th century

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