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The Speakeasy

Local Tip A perfect place to relax and even reminisce with the past days of prohibition in the US. Nestle in to a comfortable couch and enjoy fine drinks in good company.

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Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Phuket

Local Tip An exceptional 'trip' through Thai history with authentic dishes served in an historic Sino-Portuguese style mansion. An experience not to be missed!

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Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

Thai Cooking Classes @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion Cooking School

18 Sep - 21 Sep

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 »

Yoga Escape Phuket 5 Nights & 6 Days

Yoga Escape Phuket 5 Nights & 6 Days

18 Sep - 23 Sep

Come on a 6-day yoga retreat and excursion on Phuket! There will be daily yoga practices that include Hatha, Ashtanga, power flow, vinyassa, restorative and Yin plus a full day tour on an island as well as time to enjoy Phuket. Included are: 2 Yoga Classes daily • Pranayama - Chanting - Meditation • Beach Walks & Acro Yoga •... more »

Social Tennis Night @ Thanyapura

Social Tennis Night @ Thanyapura

18 Sep

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 »

A Pig's Tale

A Pig's Tale

19 Sep

The Pavilions, in collaboration with Wine & Taste, invites you on a culinary journey, sure to satiate your appetite for real food. Join Chef Belinda in a series of unique dining experiences, combining quality ingredients and genuine flavors with her signature zest. This September, we celebrate the humble hog with the best of all things... more »

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Salvatore's

Take a trip and follow the locals to Salvatore's, a trattoria in a converted Chinese shophouse in Phuket Town for the finest Italian cuisine that uses only the freshest ingredients. more »

Virtual Tours

The Speakeasy

Lounge around in an environment that is reminiscent of when the sale, manufacture and transportation of alcohol was illegal - 1920s-30s prohibition in the USA. more »

Phuket Photos

Goong Sarong (Deep fried prawns in vermicelli)

Goong Sarong (Deep fried prawns in vermicelli)

Beach swing

Beach swing

Paraglidiing over the Cape Phromthep/Nai Harn area

Paraglidiing over the Cape Phromthep/Nai Harn area

Thalang Road, (Old) Phuket Town 1903

Thalang Road, (Old) Phuket Town 1903

Aerial view of South Patong Cape looking west

Aerial view of South Patong Cape looking west

Happy Buddha at Wat Tum Sua in Krabi

Happy Buddha at Wat Tum Sua in Krabi

Cape Phromthep

Cape Phromthep

Water sports at Relax Beach

Water sports at Relax Beach

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

Diving with a buddy - Manta Ray

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