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The Similan Islands

Phuket

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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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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Phuket Bird Park

Local Tip Exotic birds from Asia, Africa and South America are hosted at the park in an environment similar to their natural environment. Spectacular shows entertain the whole family.

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Live Jazz @ DaVinci Lounge Nai Harn

Live Jazz @ DaVinci Lounge Nai Harn

31 Mar

Come relax and enjoy some great music Tuesday evenings in Nai Harn. DaVinci presents Live Jazz featuring performers Lek Hisashi and Ranel Sarmiento. There are special promotions on food and drinks on these nights. more »

Clay Sculpture Foundations Course

Clay Sculpture Foundations Course

31 Mar

Offered no where else in Phuket, this 4 session Clay Sculpture Foundations course is a unique opportunity to learn about clay, sculpture and the foundation techniques. Lead by Phuket's renowned sculptor, Khun Joy, the students will learn the basics, then be guided in creating their own first pieces ready for firing at the end of the... more »

Thanyapura Five-a-Side Soccer League

Thanyapura Five-a-Side Soccer League

31 Mar

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 »

Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest 2015

Krabi Rock and Fire International Contest 2015

1 Apr - 30 Apr

The contest provides participants with the opportunity to climb the craggy, challenging limestone cliffs and rock formations overlooking the emerald waters of the Andaman Sea. With Krabi offering some 600 rock-climbing routes, this present numerous challenges for individuals of various levels of skills and experience. The towering cliffs of... more »

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Kata Sea Breeze Resort

Kata Sea Breeze Resort is a perfect home away from home resort nestled between the mountains and the golden sands of Kata beach with 330 guest rooms, 4 swimming pools, great cuisine and more. more »

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Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Phuket

The 13th restaurant in the Blue Elephant Group chain, the Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Phuket Cooking School & Restaurant offers exceptional authentic Thai dishes served in a splendid setting. more »

Phuket Photos

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

Gai Pad Mamuang (Fried Chicken and Cashew Nut)

Rubber trees and station

Rubber trees and station

Sunrise over Chalong Bay

Sunrise over Chalong Bay

Food vendor at a local market

Food vendor at a local market

Aerial view of South Patong Cape looking west

Aerial view of South Patong Cape looking west

Sawadee Krap! Welcome to Thailand.

Sawadee Krap! Welcome to Thailand.

Water sports at Relax Beach

Water sports at Relax Beach

Ko Tapu, better known as James Bond Island

Ko Tapu, better known as James Bond Island

Surin Beach

Surin Beach

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