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The Similan Islands

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Phuket, the biggest of the thousands of islands sprinkled around Thailand's coastline, is a magical blend of everything a holidaymaker or expatriate could dream of.
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PIMEX - Phuket International Boat Show

Local Tip An exciting marine and lifestyle show, PIMEX sees visitors from the marine industry - boat brokers, charters and builders - hotel and resort management personnel and sail and power yachts on exhibit.

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Zazada Beach Club

Local Tip One of the best wood fire pizzas you can find in Phuket also signature cocktails to die for!

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1st Phuket Annual Wine Options Challenge (WOC)

1st Phuket Annual Wine Options Challenge (WOC)

5 Mar

Phuket's first team wine tasting event sees teams of four individuals with 'fun names' competing against other teams. The WOC is a series of multiple choice questions on a total of eight wines. Teams are awarded points to questions and the team with the most points at the end of the evening, wins. The quizmaster presents a series of... more »

Happy Friday's @ The Dock Bar, Les Anges

Happy Friday's @ The Dock Bar, Les Anges

6 Mar

Friday's on the boardwalk at Royal Phuket Marina sees special evenings to relax and enjoy the atmosphere. There are special prices on beer and wine available. Good times at The Dock Bar at Les Anges! more »

After School Party Fridays @ Sea Breeze

After School Party Fridays @ Sea Breeze

6 Mar

Chill time! Fridays and Saturdays on the boardwalk at Royal Phuket Marina. Enjoy the atmosphere and buckets of beer (5 beers) and pitchers of cocktails for 350 Baht - the cheapest in the marina - weekend nights. more »

Happy Hour & Live Music @ The Speakeasy

Happy Hour & Live Music @ The Speakeasy

6 Mar

Phuket’s first Speakeasy. Come and enjoy the classiest daily Happy Half on the island. From 6 to 9pm, you'll receive 50% off cocktails, local beers and selected red/white wines. On Fridays, there's live music from 7 to 10pm. Don’t miss it! 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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PIMEX - Phuket International Boat Show

PIMEX 2016 marks the 13th Phuket International Boatshow, a boating and lifestyle exhibition that unites exhibitors and visitors from all over Southeast Asia and countries elsewhere. more »

Phuket Photos

Life is a beach! Paradise right from the brochure.

Life is a beach! Paradise right from the brochure.

Phuket Bird Park

Phuket Bird Park

Rubber trees and station

Rubber trees and station

The first Phuket government plane in 1928

The first Phuket government plane in 1928

A tree decorated in Buddhist fashion.

A tree decorated in Buddhist fashion.

Farming oysters for pearls to make jewellery

Farming oysters for pearls to make jewellery

At a nursery

At a nursery

Sunset beyond Big Buddha and Chalong

Sunset beyond Big Buddha and Chalong

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

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