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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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Big Buddha (Mingmongkol Buddha)

Local Tip Big Buddha stands watch over Chalong Bay and the southern part of the island providing unsurpassed 360 degree views of the area. Standing 45 metres high the iconic figure and the area provide an attraction to...

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Thai Cooking Class @ Boathouse Wine & Grill

Thai Cooking Class @ Boathouse Wine & Grill

29 Jul - 2 Aug

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 »

Thursday Mexican Buffet @ Higher

Thursday Mexican Buffet @ Higher

30 Jul

Higher Rooftop Restaurant & Bar presents a Mexican buffet every Thursday night. Enjoy terrific Mexican dishes and margaritas on special on the rooftop of Seduction in Patong. This all-you-can-eat buffet is 399 Baht. more »

Kathu Cultural Street Festival 2015

Kathu Cultural Street Festival 2015

30 Jul - 1 Aug

The 7th annual Kathu Cultural Street event sees activities and performances that showcase the cultural heritage of one of Phuket's oldest and most vibrant communities including the main economic activity of centuries ago, tin mining. It includes a light and sound show, shop booths and exhibitions, handicrafts and local food. more »

Kata Sea Breeze Temple Fair

Kata Sea Breeze Temple Fair

30 Jul

The prime garden at Kata Sea Breeze Resort because alive fair style. Thai Temple fair is built on fun fair games with prizes, local Thai food stalls, seafood market and Muay Thai (Thai boxing) at 7:30pm. Come have some fun Thursday evenings. There is no entrance fee. The fair runs Thursdays until November 30. more »

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Twinpalms Phuket

Located within walking distance of Surin Beach and in a secluded area, Twinpalms Phuket offers a luxurious and tranquil place for guests to stay and relax on Phuket's west coast. more »

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Phuket Aquarium

The Phuket Aquarium was established in 1983 as a department of the Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC), which is part of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR). more »

Phuket Photos

Twinpalms is a luxury resort at Surin Beach.

Twinpalms is a luxury resort at Surin Beach.

Sundowners at a beach bar

Sundowners at a beach bar

Life is a beach! Paradise right from the brochure.

Life is a beach! Paradise right from the brochure.

Fruit & vegetable carvings

Fruit & vegetable carvings

Gaeng Massaman Gae (Massaman curry with lamb)

Gaeng Massaman Gae (Massaman curry with lamb)

Tonsai Bay at Koh Phi Phi Don

Tonsai Bay at Koh Phi Phi Don

Phuket Bird Park

Phuket Bird Park

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

The first Phuket government plane in 1928

The first Phuket government plane in 1928

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