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Surrounded by the azure waters of the Andaman Sea, Phuket is Thailand¹s largest island, known for its white sand beaches, spectacular sunsets, and fresh seafood. Go on an elephant trek, explore a Viking sea cave, or simply bask in the sun.
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39/4 Thepatan Road Rassada, Muang Phuket Thailand, Thailand, อำเภอเมืองภูเก็ต ภูเก็ต 83000, Thailand
This cooking school is Thai-owned, and offers a different class for each day of the week. You will go to a Thai market to pick out ingredients, be instructed on how to prepare them, and then have a meal. The school also offers free transportation...
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Phuket, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
If you want to see Phuket up close and personal and don’t mind getting a little dirty, take an ATV tour north of Phuket Town. Strap on your helmet and gloves, and get a basic demo of how to drive the ATVs before you head out. You’ll pass rubber...
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Song Phraek, Mueang Phang-nga District, Phang-nga 82000, Thailand
In Thai culture, elephants are sacred and symbolize good luck. Explore the jungle in Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary atop one of these noble beasts, and it’s possible some good luck will rub off on you. Hang on tight, as some of the terrain gets...
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Ratsada, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Nearly 95% of Thailand’s population is Buddhist, and there are many temples, or 'wats,' in Phuket. Wat Ko Si-Re provides great views of Phuket’s mainland and Koh Sirey. Climb the stairs guarded by two dragons and you’ll find a large, golden...
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48 Dibuk Rd, Tambon Talat Yai, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
This charming 90-year-old former shop house is famous for its traditional Southern Phuket food. Braised pork belly with black pepper, and crab-meat curry with rice noodles are just some of the favorites that will get you salivating. Very popular...
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Ratsada, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Known for sumptuous seafood, Mor Mu Dong has a rustic vibe: Guests sit in small, open-air huts (called “salas”) over Phuket’s mangrove swamps, where they can enjoy the natural Thai environment. It’s a popular dinner spot, but while you wait you’ll...
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Si Sunthon, Thalang District, Phuket, Thailand
Located in an old ceramics factory, this restaurant offers a beautiful setting, delicious international food, and a live band. Try Senor Pepe’s Nachos, the Onion Bhaji with Mango Chutney, or the chicken liver Pate Maison with Melba Toast. With a...
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Phuket, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Tucked away on Soi Romanee you’ll find Glasnost, an intimate joint filled with jazz-themed artwork and antiques. If you’re feeling musically inclined, sit down at the drum set or piano, or pick up a guitar—the instruments are regularly used in the...
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26 Takuapa Rd, ตำบล ตะกั่วป่า Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
Ka Jok See means “stained glass window” in Thai, and this place is as colorful as its namesake. Eccentric photos and local art line the walls, and as evening progresses, this internationally acclaimed joint turns from candlelit restaurant to...
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Thanon Dibuk, Amphoe Mueang Phuket, Chang Wat Phuket 83000, Thailand
Similar to indie markets in the U.S., Phuket’s Indy Market is where the hip kids can hang out, sell handmade clothes and crafts, and see some live music. On Limelight Avenue off of Dibuk Road, the market is only open Thursdays and Fridays from...
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Wichit, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000, Thailand
For exquisite Thai silks, linens, and other textiles, visit the Jim Thompson outlet at The Courtyard or Central Festival shopping center. This high-end boutique offers unusually patterned fabrics, pillows, blankets, scarves, clothing, and...