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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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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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Khao Sok National Park

Local Tip The Park provides a unique opportunity to see some of the most beautiful and interesting scenery, flora and wildlife in the world. As the oldest evergreen rainforest in the world, it holds wonders that are...

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Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

17 Dec - 21 Dec

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 »

Thai Cooking Class @ Boathouse Wine & Grill

Thai Cooking Class @ Boathouse Wine & Grill

17 Dec - 21 Dec

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 »

Culinary Quests @ Anantara

Culinary Quests @ Anantara

17 Dec

The first of 'Culinary Quests' at Sala Layan at Anantara, which will occur on the last Friday of each month, sees Executive Chef Umberto Piccolini preparing a five-course connoisseur dinner that will be enhanced by the artistic talents of five renowned Phuket Painters - Zen, Prechar Leelasattakul, Niran Chanhom, Isara Thaithong and Prasert... more »

Social Tennis Night @ Thanyapura

Social Tennis Night @ Thanyapura

18 Dec

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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Flying Hanuman

Flying Hanuman takes you on a voyage of discovery not from the ground, but in the air. Soaring above, through and below the leaves on ziplines and reveals an entirely new side to Phuket. more »

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Flying Hanuman

Flying Hanuman takes you on a voyage of discovery not from the ground, but in the air. Soaring above, through and below the leaves on ziplines and reveals an entirely new side to Phuket. more »

Phuket Photos

The Bay Regatta - Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi

The Bay Regatta - Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi

Sunset at Loh Dalum Bay, Koh Phi Phi Don

Sunset at Loh Dalum Bay, Koh Phi Phi Don

Phuket Bird Park

Phuket Bird Park

Som Tam (Papaya salad)

Som Tam (Papaya salad)

Tonsai Bay at Koh Phi Phi Don

Tonsai Bay at Koh Phi Phi Don

Water sports at Relax Beach

Water sports at Relax Beach

Heroines Monument

Heroines Monument

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Phuket Butterfly Garden

Phuket Butterfly Garden

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