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Southeast Asia Pilot

Local Tip An indispensable guide for people on sailing yachts and power boats cruising anywhere in Southeast Asia - from Darwin, through Indonesia to Thailand and on to the Andaman Islands. The guide is now available...

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Ao Chalong Yacht Club (ACYC) Sailing School

Local Tip Learn the sport of sailing in dinghies. Kids especially will enjoy the fun out on the water learning skills and with the social camaraderie. Also, a relaxing waterfront environment for a meal and drink.

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Pathway to the Premiership 2014 Camps

Pathway to the Premiership 2014 Camps

23 Oct - 26 Oct

Mike Penistone, former Head of Elite Player Development at Leicester Tigers and owner of Rugby Coaching Consultancy, will lead a four-day rugby coaching camp. The camp is open to boys between 11 and 18 and will focus on support play, production of quick ball, tackle technique and the use of turn over ball, phase play attack and defence,... more »

Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

23 Oct - 26 Oct

The Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Phuket Cooking School & Restaurant offers cooking classes at a more than a century old elegant and historical mansion in Old Phuket Town. Learn how to cook authentic Thai cuisine - "Thai Cooking of the Past", "Thai Cuisine of Today", and "Thai Kitchen of Tomorrow" taught by instructors trained by Nooror... more »

Phuket - Bangkok Team Match Play Golf 2014

Phuket - Bangkok Team Match Play Golf 2014

23 Oct

Winning golf players in the first round of the Phuket - Bangkok Team Match Play will play in the second match at Mission Hills Golf Course. The entry fee is 3,000 Baht. Participants will receive souvenirs, golfing benefits and can attend the gala dinner. Winners also receive a Mission Hills Golf Course Gift Set. more »

Social Tennis Night @ Thanyapura

Social Tennis Night @ Thanyapura

23 Oct

Get together with the community and play some tennis! Thanyapura presents a social tennis evening every Thursday that will allow participants to hone their skills, meet some people and have some fun. The evening is free for members and 300 Baht for non-members. more »

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5 Star Massage

Enjoy a real 5-Star Service! Just a short walk from Jungceylon and opposite the Holiday Inn, 5 Star Massage in Patong Beach are probably the best 'value for money' body treatments available on Phuket. more »

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PIMEX - Phuket International Boat Show

PIMEX 2015 marks the 12th Phuket International Boatshow, a boating and lifestyle exhibition that unites exhibitors and visitors from all over Southeast Asia and countries elsewhere. more »

Phuket Photos

Sawadee Krap! Welcome to Thailand.

Sawadee Krap! Welcome to Thailand.

Paraglidiing over the Cape Phromthep/Nai Harn area

Paraglidiing over the Cape Phromthep/Nai Harn area

Thai fishing boat

Thai fishing boat

The first Phuket government plane in 1928

The first Phuket government plane in 1928

Sunset at Railay Beach, Krabi

Sunset at Railay Beach, Krabi

Muay Thai

Muay Thai

Longtail at sunset at Koh Lanta

Longtail at sunset at Koh Lanta

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Food vendor at a local market

Food vendor at a local market

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