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Half-Day Private Phuket City Tour
"Our driver will collect you from your hotel lobby in Phuket and we will start our tour. We visit Chalong Temple (Wat Chalong) Phuket largest temple and the most visited. We will spend time admiring all the beautiful artwork and architecture where you can take some beautiful photos. Please note that female need to wear clothes that covering their shoulders and long pants.. a short distance from Phuket Town you can see a mix of exciting old and new buildings. Wat Chalong Temple is loved by both Asian and foreign visitors the temple's highlight is a wax sculpture of the abbot housed in an air-conditioned Thai-style house next to the chapel.We also provide you with a chance to see the most famous lookout point on the island - Promthep Cape. Additionally guests who like to shop will not be disappointed as stops at local gemstone and cashew nut factories are also on the agenda.Phuket remains an outstanding holiday destination not only due to its large variety of beaches but also due to its cultural importance in southern Thailand."
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Private 4-Hour Customized Tour of Phuket
"You will be collected from your Phuket hotel by your driver at approximately 9am.Starting with the Phuket View Point take in the view of the 3 famous beaches Kata Karon and Patong. Visit Promthep Cape with the magnificent view of the southern offshore islands and the perfect half moon bay.Head out to visit Big Buddha which is built from White Marble on top of the hill and a then pay a visit to Wat Chalong the most reverend temple on the island. Now it time for a leisurely drive around Phuket town and its Sino-Portuguese historic buildings built by late 19th-century.At approximately 1pm you will be delivered back to your hotel safely with good knowledge of the city.The above is a suggested itinerary. You can amend this however you wish to see the sites you want to see."""
From THB2,500.00
Private Tour: 4-Hour Phuket City Tour
"This orientation tour is designed to give visitors to Phuket a nice introduction to the island without having to invest in a full-blown excursion. The trip features a road tour that passes by Phuket’s most famous beaches a visit to the acclaimed Chalong Temple and a short outing from out of Phuket Town.Famed for its Portuguese architecture Phuket remains an outstanding holiday destination not only due to its large variety of beaches but also due to its cultural importance to the southern part of Thailand. Visiting the Chalong Temple is a favorite for both Thai and foreign visitors. The temple’s highlight is a wax sculpture of the abbot ho guests who like to shop will not be disappointed as stops at local gemstone and cashew nut factories are also on the agenda."""
From THB2,588.00

Promthep Cape Tips (33)

The best viewpoint of Phuket

Phom Thep Cape or we call in Thai Laem Phrom Thep, seems a symbol of Phuket, located in the south of the island. It’s the best viewpoint of Phuket, very easy to get there by car. There are many shops, food stalls, souvenirs shops and large area to enjoy the great view of the sea. Its also well known as the great place to admire sun set of Phuket in the evening. I can see how its popular, so crowded !! and I had to stay in traffic jam for a while after the sun goes down …

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Oct 30, 2005

Three Beach view

While on our way to Promthep Cape from Patong Beach, we came along this beautiful viewpoint from where three prominent baches of Phuket was visible at a distance. The beaches were Karon, Kata Noi and Kata Beach. This view point is right on the road and there are couple of shops around here selling foodstuff and cold drinks. There is a raised platform, where one can go and sit for a while, with a beautiful view in fro\nt. It is quite windy here.

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Aug 19, 2005

Prom Thep Cape View Point

This is the southern-most point of the Phuket Island and is more popularly known as Sunset point. The view of the sea from the cape is lovely. It is very windy out here. During the evening hours, there is a heavy rush to view the sunset and it is very difficult to find a place to stand. Since this was monsoon time and there were clouds everywhere, we dropped the idea of waiting for the sunset.
There is also a Buddhist temple here

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Aug 18, 2005

Best place to catch sunset in Phuket

I believe this is one of the best place to catch sunset in Phuket. It is located at the extreme southern tip of Phuket and is called Promthep Cape. This place is extremely popular with the tourist as its facing the Indian Ocean

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Jun 29, 2005
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Great viewpoint, anytime! - 17022005

Promthep Cape, i'm sure this place needs no introduction. It is supposedly the best place for viewing sunsets in the whole of Phuket and should be jammed up with tourist buses and cars come evening.
This was the sixth stop of our round island trip. The view in the hot afternoon sun was spectacular as it was, and i'm sure it would have been quite romantic if we had been there in the evening instead just that, my travelling group consisted of all guys!
Besides the view, there is a platform with a four-faced Buddha surrounded by loads of elephants, of all sizes and made mostly of wood.
And being located at the southern end of Phuket, there is also a lighthouse-cum-museum to guide ships along the correct path, and humans on the evolution of Thai lighthouses.

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Feb 24, 2005

Laem Promthrep Cape -Have a view

There is a place on a hill at the south west end of the island:
Laem Promthrep Cape: a good viewing point on several Beaches - (also see the 3 beaches point).

In the evening there are a lot of tourists here to see the sunset.

Because this is a common touristic spot here, you also have little shops and stands for food and drink.
If you have never seen the stink fruit, this is the place you get it.

There is also a small religious site here. It is surrounded by many statuettes of elefants. (see pic)

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Oct 16, 2004

Rawai Beach

Rawai is just around the Promthep Cape on the south west of the island. The beaches on this side are not nearly as pretty as they are on the west, because they are bordering shallow coral bays. Rawai so no exception, but as it is close to Phuket town, it is a popular spot with the locals. The best things about it are the seafood restaurants that line the beach road. Here you can get superb authentic Thai seafood at very cheap prices. We ate in a Thai style resturant with mats on the floor specialising in barbequed meat on sticks and delicious tom yam soup!

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Jan 18, 2004

Cape Phromthep

Phuket's most visited viewpoint commands a stunning view across Kata, Karon and Patong Bays. It is at the far south of the island and a beautiful place to watch the dun disinegrate into the Andaman Sea at the end of the day.

Sad thing is I never see the sunset there =( because it was raining just before sunset. Thing to note ... never go to Phuket during the raining season! You will not enjoy it.

Nonetheless, this place is definately worth a visit. Don't miss it! =)

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Jan 11, 2004
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Fantastic viewpoint

This is where lots of people come to enjoy the sunset. It is called Promthep Cape. The place is very touristic and lots of buses were waiting to discover this spot. It is indeed very beautiful!! Around the place, there are some shops where you can buy drinks, clothes, ...

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Jan 05, 2004

Sunset at Promthep

Promthep Cape is the most famous place where people go to see the sunset. Wonderful, but a bit too crowded expecially in week-ends when also thais go there.
However the whole road from Promthep to Nai Harn is a splendid place to view the sunset, and with various points where you can stop and see the sun disappearing.

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Nov 22, 2003


Laem Promthep is the southernmost point of Phuket Island, and it's famous for its sunsets. A very nice place to visit and take photos in the daytime, too - and without doubt much more peaceful than by sunset! There's also a shrine to Phra Prom (Brahma) next to the viewpoint.

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Jun 05, 2003

Phromp Thep Cape

It was a cloudy day when I went to Phromp Thep Cape, and the cloud got thicker nearer to the time of sunset. As u can see from the picture, the sun was actually fully covered by the clouds! But the viewers, including me, was very patient, and when it popped out again under the cloud, there was actually some cheers, and I was one of them letting them out. But the sun didn’t keep out for long, the later part of the sunsetting happened under the cloud, maybe the sun was a little bit shy that day… and then we started to hear thunder and saw lightening…

There is a lighthouse at the top of the Cape with a visitors center. U should be able to get a 360 degree view over the southern half of the island, and may even be able to see Phang Nga province, of cuz, on a clear day.

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Mar 23, 2003

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