PHI PHI ISLANDS, KHAI NUI ISLAND, KHAI NAI ISLAND, BAMBOO ISLAND & YAO YAI ISLAND- There was no drinks or snacks at the port for breakfast, as stated in the itinerary. If you need last minute suntan... more
being the main destination when going on a phuket jaunt, Patong Beach is the center of activity of Phuket and swimming in Patong Beach is a must do activity. A word of caution, during the monsoon... more
Kata Beach is definitely one of my favorite beaches. Be sure to arrive early to reserve a sun lounge as it fills up very quickly. You must hire a sun lounge first - not very expensive or the man will... more
The shuttle to pick us up was completely overcrowded and if we knew it would take so long to get to the tour spot, we would have just taken a cab there ourselves. We did not stop at a couple of... more
Kok Chang Safari would have to be one of the best elephant trek's we have been on during all of our travels to Phuket.
All the animals seem well cared for, the staff are very helpful and friendly... more
Phuket Fantasea is culture night time entertainment theme park on the Kamala Beach. The park features numerous attractions and adventure into Thailand’s ancient culture and realm of myths. Charming... more
Once we are all safely onboard the Sakai we are all introduced to Captain Noi, (he does all the hard work) and Ya (the worlds best cook).
We all pick our positions on the boat and off we go, within... more
An entirely Muslim community floating in the water.
Even the mosque and shops were built on the wooden structures that hold the paths and houses more than one meter upon water level.
We had lunch... more
Its a very enjoyable and scenic drive south from Patong to Promthep Cape Lookout, which is the southern most tip of Phuket Island. Franks friend Peter, who has actually lived in Phuket for about 5... more
being a touristy destination, Phuket and the Nearby Islands in Phang Nga Bay and the Andaman Sea have excellent swimming and snorkelling areas and you will be spoiled by the number or choices, it... more
Kamala Beach is more famous as the Site where the Phuket Fantasea Show is Located but it is also one of the beaches in Phuket Province although it is not as known or as popular as the beaches south of... more
About 20 kilometers north of Phuket Town is Wat Prathong, this Temple might not be as spectacular as Wat Chalong but it has a fantastic story and is an extremely important temple in Phuket, it is also... more
Walking Photo & Sightseeing Tour in Old Phuket Town - Great experience!
I had read that the old quarter of Phuket Town has some nice Sino-Portuguese architecture, I wanted to have a look and Phuket... more
When you are on a half day or whole day city tour, included in the Package is a visit to a cashew nut factory as southern thailand is famous for it's large plantations of cashew nuts and there are a... more
One of the newer sights on the island is a massive marble Buddha situated on one of the highest hills for a commanding view of the island. The statue is actually a wooden frame clad with marble, but... more
Ordered the tickets plus transport for THB550. For THB100more you can upgrade your seats.
So what seats did we get? The circle at level 2. Bird's eye view of the stage.
The upgrade brings you close... more
The Phuket Zoo, whilst not great for the animals as it is still very sub-standard, can be a great few hours out for children. It could be a good way to teach kids about how animals should NOT be... more
My advice to fellow VTrs is to give this a miss - we went expecting to walk round the enclosures and see how the rehabilitation is put into practice - instead we found the entire area cordoned off by... more
We spend around 6 months per year in Phuket from short trips of 3 weeks up to 4.5 months, our longest stays are over Christmas, when we usually get here in October and leave in February.
We are very...
On 31 May2007, we woke up early as our flight departs at 7am at the Budget Terminal for our Tiger Airways Flight. We managed to book our tickets online about two months back. The return trip including...
Phuket, Thailand is by now a quite "common" place to go into your holidays. Even families with small children are discovering it now, and: why not?
The people a friendly,
The food is excellent,