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Best of Phuket Guide

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Phuket
Thailand’s largest island is an international magnet for beach lovers and serious divers, who enthusiastically submerge themselves in the Andaman Sea. Blue lagoons and salmon sunsets make for a dream-like atmosphere, and indeed, a vacation here can feel a bit surreal. Watersports are the most popular activities, though once you’ve had enough sun there’s still plenty to explore at the island’s aquariums, gardens, and Buddhist temples.

All things to do » Things to do

Soi Dog Foundation
Soi Dog Foundation
Owner description: Soi Dog Foundation is a registered charity that helps street dogs and stray cats. Visitors are welcome to take a tour of their facilities and meet their hundreds of dogs and... more Owner description: Soi Dog Foundation is a registered charity that helps street dogs and stray cats. Visitors are welcome to take a tour of their facilities and meet their hundreds of dogs and dozens of cats, and stay for the day to play with the animals. Rather than a "dog pound," Soi Dog's shelter is an uplifting environment where dogs and cats receive high quality care. Free. Monday to Friday, 9 am to 12 noon, 1 pm to 4 pm. Tours (which are highly recommended) begin at 9:30 am, 11 am, and 1:30 pm. less

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Omescape-The Chamber of Secrets
Omescape-The Chamber of Secrets(Patong)
Owner description: Chamber of Secrets gives you the new experience in playing games in Phuket. Within 60 minutes, you need to solve the logical riddles that require your intelligence and... more Owner description: Chamber of Secrets gives you the new experience in playing games in Phuket. Within 60 minutes, you need to solve the logical riddles that require your intelligence and sensibility. As you overcome each of them, you'll see the work of automatic access that will suddenly surprise you. Not only the games consist of advance technology that will amaze you, but it also presents the scents of Thailand through the decoration and the background stories of the games. At the moment, there're 3 theme games that you can choose: the Mermaid of Songkla, the Temple of Genesha and the King Naresuan's Tomb. With the reputation that we have contributed over 20 branches in China, Hong Kong, and the US, we are well-known as an escape game provider across the world. If you come to Phuket, Playing games at Chamber of Secrets is a must thing to do! So, fun-seekers.... what are you waiting for??? less
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Red Mountain Golf Club
Red Mountain Golf Club(Kathu)
Owner description: Winding its way through a truly dramatic 1400 rai former tin mine site in the heart of Phuket, Red Mountain is one of Asia's most exciting new courses that officially opened in... more Owner description: Winding its way through a truly dramatic 1400 rai former tin mine site in the heart of Phuket, Red Mountain is one of Asia's most exciting new courses that officially opened in 2008. The course has been cleverly routed to take advantage of a huge variety of landforms and dizzying elevation changes. Scars left from the tin mine era have been imaginatively incorporated into the overall scheme, creating a unique character at the same time as establishing an indelible link with an important era in the Island's past. Designer Jon Morrow and co-designer Al Tikkanen, have created a highly strategic and challenging 6,900 yard lay out to complement the shorter and gentler Loch Palm which is next door. While the course is undoubtedly challenging, numerous risk and reward options create a fun playing environment, an exhilarating test of golf and a breathtaking scenic tour around a course that has become a golfing landmark in the region. less
Attraction type: Golf Courses
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Gibbon Rehabilitation Project
Gibbon Rehabilitation Project(Thalang District)
Owner description: The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP) was set up in 1992 by Mr Noppadol Preuksawan, the chief of the Royal Forest Department in Phuket at that time, Mr. Thavrn Sri-Oon, Bang Pae... more Owner description: The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP) was set up in 1992 by Mr Noppadol Preuksawan, the chief of the Royal Forest Department in Phuket at that time, Mr. Thavrn Sri-Oon, Bang Pae Sub-Station chief, the Asian Wildlife Fund and an American Zoologist called Terrance Dillon Morin. In 1994 the Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand (WARF) started to support the project, we are now a research division of WARF. The GRP is a unique animal welfare and conservation organisation, working to rehabilitate unwanted or confiscated gibbons from the pet trade and tourist industry and to reintroduce suitable candidates back to the wild Mission • To prevent the mistreatment of gibbons and other wildlife • To rehome illegally kept captive gibbons and to provide a caring environment in which they can recover • To rehabilitate gibbons and to reintroduce suitable individuals back to the wild • To educate people about the need to preserve and protect the environment • To educate tourists and local communities about the illegal wildife trade less
Attraction type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Football Crazy Golf - Phuket
Football Crazy Golf - Phuket(Kathu)
Owner description: • Discover Football Crazy Golf, a mix of Football & Golf. • Challenge the 18 holes mini-golf course & enjoy refreshments. • Get great pictures & have fun with your friends... more Owner description: • Discover Football Crazy Golf, a mix of Football & Golf. • Challenge the 18 holes mini-golf course & enjoy refreshments. • Get great pictures & have fun with your friends. DescriptionFootball Crazy Golf is a fantastic, fun game that is perfect for anyone of any age. The purpose built 18 Hole, 69 Par course is ideal for a family outing and just excellent for groups of friends wanting a laugh-a-minute experience. Basically, Football Crazy Golf has the same rules as a normal game of golf (although not quite as strict!) but instead of clubs and a golf ball, you kick a football around the course, with the aim to getting it into our custom sized 'big' holes in the least amount of shots. Simply put, it's an absolute great way to spend an hour or two outside in the tropical climate, with family or friends, having a laugh...! Come along to Football Crazy Golf in Kathu, Phuket and get named or shamed on our leader board or even try for a hole-in-one whilst enjoying refreshments that are available all day. Currently the only Football Golf course in Phuket, this specially designed course means that anyone can play, regardless of experience, size or age so if you've been looking for a load of fun, get yourself down to Football Crazy Golf, we're sure you'll want to come back again and again. less
Attraction type: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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The Corner Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 81 restaurants in Choeng Thale
Price: $2 - $25
Cuisines: German, Italian, Thai, International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
Siam Supper Club
Siam Supper Club
Ranked #2 of 81 restaurants in Choeng Thale
Price: $4 - $30
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Pacific Rim, Pasta
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Badsha Indian Food
Badsha Indian Food
Ranked #1 of 367 restaurants in Patong
Cuisines: English, Indian, Thai
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Le Versace
Le Versace
Ranked #2 of 367 restaurants in Patong
Price: $16 - $47
Cuisines: French, Mediterranean, International, Gastropub
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Sam's Steaks and Grill
Sam's Steaks and Grill
Ranked #3 of 367 restaurants in Patong
Price: $21 - $53
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Patong Mansion Hotel
3.0 of 5
Patong Mansion Hotel
$22 - $63
Ranked #2 of 273 hotels in Patong
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Pen Villa Hotel
Pen Villa Hotel
$43 - $89
Ranked #1 of 16 hotels in Choeng Thale
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Hemingways Silk Hotel
3.5 of 5 Hemingways Silk Hotel
$28 - $95
Ranked #3 of 273 hotels in Patong
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments
4.0 of 5
BYD Lofts Boutique Hotel & Serviced Apartments
$99 - $418
Ranked #1 of 273 hotels in Patong
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Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa
5.0 of 5
Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa
$99 - $689
Ranked #1 of 9 hotels in Mai Khao
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Mandarava Resort and Spa
4.0 of 5
Mandarava Resort and Spa
$90 - $308
Ranked #1 of 73 hotels in Karon
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Trisara Phuket
5.0 of 5
Trisara Phuket
$572 - $1,155
Ranked #1 of 62 hotels in Thalang District
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Point Yamu Resort by Como
5.0 of 5
Point Yamu Resort by Como
$235 - $924
Ranked #1 of 157 hotels in Phuket Town
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The Shore at Katathani
5.0 of 5
The Shore at Katathani
$429 - $1,089
Ranked #1 of 51 hotels in Kata Beach
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