Phuket Map

Phuket welcomes a growing number of tourists to its beaches every year and satisfies the needs of high-end visitors and residents with its ever-improving infrastructure and international standard amenities. Getting here is easy with an international airport and Sarasin Bridge connecting the island to the mainland. Once here visitors can enjoy a five-star lifestyle and peace of mind with excellent healthcare and education facilities.

Phuket’s east coast is home to several luxury marinas that are perfectly placed to explore the wonders of the Andaman Sea including Phang Nga Bay and Phi Phi Islands with gorgeous white sand beaches, limestone rocks and an amazing underwater world. There are six notable championship standard golf courses throughout the island with remarkable backdrops of mountains, lakes, beaches and palm trees. Food connoisseurs will not be disappointed with the standard of fine dining in Phuket which includes cuisines from around the world as well as authentic local dishes. 

Walking Street

Every Sunday evening on Thalang Road in Phuket Old Town the street is filled with vendors selling local foods, handicrafts and other cool and quirky items.  

Local Events

Check out our local events calendar below, as you may be able to experience one of the fabulous Phuket festivals while you are here.

Events in Phuket

  • Phuket International Marine Expo (PIMEX)

    Phuket International Marine Expo (PIMEX)

    01This prestigious annual event at The Royal Phuket Marina includes on- and off-water displays of the world’s leading yacht brands and includes live music entertainment on the stylish boardwalk.

    January, 2015

  • Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year

    01Phuket has a large Chinese community who celebrate the Chinese New Year with firecrackers and dragon dancers. The Old Town is usually the venue for celebrations which coincides with the Old Phuket Festival.

  • Old Phuket Festival

    Old Phuket Festival

    01 02Four main streets in the Old Town are closed to traffic for a weekend of festivities where visitors can see traditional dancing and costume, enjoy the local food and friendly atmosphere.

    January / February 2015

  • Phuket Bike Week

    Phuket Bike Week

    04If you like big bikes, then head to Patong Beach during this week long event where a huge stage is set on the beachfront with live music attracting bikers from across the region.

    April, 2015

  • SongKran Festival

    Songkran Festival

    04Celebrate Thai New Year local style with plenty of water at the Songkran Festival. This three-day event is a national holiday and celebrated throughout Phuket by throwing water on anyone and everyone who passes by!

    April, 2015

  • Vegetarian Festival

    Phuket Vegetarian Festival

    10Dating back over a century, the Vegetarian Festival is celebrated every year by the Chinese community who abstain from eating meat and drinking alcohol for nine days to obtain good health and peace of mind. The bizarre ceremonies are what make this festival so unique such as fire walking and gruesome body piercing.

    October, 2015

  • Loy Kratong Festival

    Loy Kratong Festival

    11This beautiful festival involves floating a small raft (krathong) made from banana leaves with a candle and incense stick on the canals and lakes in a gesture to float away bad luck.

  • Phuket King’s Cup Regatta

    Phuket King’s Cup Regatta

    12This prestigious boating event attracts yachtsmen and women from around the world to the waters off Kata Beach for exciting days of racing and evenings of parties.