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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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Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

2 Oct - 5 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 »

Social Tennis Night @ Thanyapura

Social Tennis Night @ Thanyapura

2 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 »

Wedding Showcase @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion

Wedding Showcase @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion

3 Oct - 5 Oct

Blue Elephant Cooking and School presents a Wedding Showcase that features wedding dresses, jewellery, designers, photographers, makeup artists and flower decorators. Come have a look over the three days of this event and learn what you would like to have for a memorable wedding with Blue Elephant catering service. more »

Happy Hour & Live Music @ The Speakeasy

Happy Hour & Live Music @ The Speakeasy

3 Oct

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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Coyote Phuket

Enjoy a margarita and some nachos at the large outdoor wooden deck or in side in front of the two-storey full height glass walls and watch the sunset views over Patong Bay and the Andaman Sea. more »

Phuket Photos

Sawadee Krap! Welcome to Thailand.

Sawadee Krap! Welcome to Thailand.

Macaque monkeys at Monkey Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don

Macaque monkeys at Monkey Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don

Rubber trees and station

Rubber trees and station

Goong Sarong (Deep fried prawns in vermicelli)

Goong Sarong (Deep fried prawns in vermicelli)

Ko Tapu, better known as James Bond Island

Ko Tapu, better known as James Bond Island

Yachts at anchor in the Similan Islands

Yachts at anchor in the Similan Islands

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Water sports at Relax Beach

Water sports at Relax Beach

Longtail at sunset at Koh Lanta

Longtail at sunset at Koh Lanta

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