Category: Beaches & Phuket Town

Phi Phi Island and James Bond Island – Phuket

Did you know that the hollywoood blockbuster movies –  ’The Beach’ and ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ were filmed right here on islands near Phuket?  Since the success of these movies, their locations Phi Phi island and James Bond Island have become a huge attraction for tourists, with day tours to these islands  being a popular day trip from Phuket. [...]

Our Top 10 best Phuket beaches

Phuket island has some of the best beaches in Thailand, with a large choice of beaches to suit all tastes. The tropical blue water and soft white sands on the island make it an ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday.  Here are just some of our favourite beaches in Phuket,  there are many more and you could easily spend weeks [...]

Monday November 7th, 2011 in Beaches & Phuket Town, Phuket Beaches | 2 Comments »

A Sea Cave Canoe Tour to James Bond Island from Phuket, By Alejandra Lopez

James Bond Island Tour from Phuket Yesterday on the 29th of April we started early at half past 7 to get ready for our Phuket to James Bond Island tour, which is in the area of Phang Nga. We arrived at Phang Nga Bay at around 10 o‘clock and then our adventure started by boarding a big [...]

Guide to Phuket Town

Getting There Phuket Town is located approx 30 km south of Phuket International Airport and within 30 minutes drive of all of the islands major beaches. The Thavorn Grand Plaza is situated right in the heart of the vibrant capital,  surrounded by quaint street bazaars, day and night markets, food and beverage outlets, cinemas, shopping [...]

Saturday May 8th, 2010 in Beaches & Phuket Town | No Comments »

The Best of the Rest

Cape Panwa Cape Panwa is located on the tip of the southern headland jutting out into the Andaman sea and is approx 15 mins drive south of Phuket Town. It is probably most well known for it’s internationally renowned Marine Biological Research Centre and Aquarium, although the drive through stunning mountain scenery is worth a [...]

Saturday May 1st, 2010 in Beaches & Phuket Town | No Comments »

Chalong Bay

Chalong Bay situated a short distance to the south of Phuket Town (approx 7km) is the nerve centre for island hopping, diving, snorkelling and sea fishing tours from Phuket. This bustling hive of activity is the gateway to the islands, dive sites and natural movie sets of the Andaman coast and everyday hundreds of boats [...]

Saturday May 1st, 2010 in Beaches & Phuket Town | No Comments »

Rawai Beach

We begin our guide of the South and South East Coast beaches with Rawai Beach, situated just 17km from Phuket Town and the first beach you come to when curving round from the south west headland. While it is not quite as busy a hub of sea faring activities as nearby Chalong to the north [...]

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Lesser Known Gems along the South west coast

Before we move on to our guide of Phuket’s south and south east coast beaches, there are a few lesser known beaches along the South West Coast that are well worth exploring should you be looking for something a little less of the beaten track. Nakalay Bay Guests staying at the Thavorn Beach Village Resort [...]

Saturday May 1st, 2010 in Beaches & Phuket Town | No Comments »

Nai Harn Beach

From Mai Khao, the most north-westerly beach on the island, we now move down to a very special beach nestled on the southwest tip of the island. Nai Harn is home to the delightful beach front Samnak Song Nai Harn monastery, which dominates most of this quiet, tranquil beach and allows it to maintain an [...]

Saturday May 1st, 2010 in Beaches & Phuket Town | 1 Comment »

The beaches of the Sirinath National Park

If it is complete solitude you are seeking then head for the beaches to the North West of Phuket, which thanks to the protection they have received since 1981 under National Park status, remain vast stretches of deserted white sand bordered by crystal clear waters. The Sirinath National Park encompasses a coastal mangrove forest housing [...]

Saturday May 1st, 2010 in Beaches & Phuket Town | No Comments »