Can you really find peace on a beach just around the corner from Patong? Hell yes. Sheltered by boulders to the north and a headland to...
Just 15 minutes away from Hat Patong, but a whole different world. If Patong is suffocating you, then you will find freedom on this...
Jet Ski Hat Karon
Like nearly all the west-coast beaches, you can skim the sea on a jet ski at Hat Karon.
The sign says, ‘Broken English spoken here perfect’. But, truthfully, the gregarious Mr Kobi speaks English very well. When the other...
This beautiful beach-garden restaurant, nestled on the southern end of Hat Nai Yang just after the road turns to dust, sports tables...
Lonely Planet review
Set in a 277-room megaresort that doubles as a monument to Phuket’s tin-mining past – hardware such as vices, scales and other mining tools are used in the decor down to the tiniest detail – this is a fantastic spa. Treatments include a moist chocolate-pudding scrub, and a pearl wrap featuring vegetal extracts of local cultured pearls.