Daily life at Thavorn Grand Plaza By Alejandra Lopez

Well, it’s been 23 days since my arrival in this beautiful country called Thailand …Since then I have had the opportunity to visit incredible places, and when I say incredible I really mean exactly this. Obviously all the amazing beaches and nearby islands you can visit in this island are the most beautiful ones I [...]

Adventures in Phuket By Alejandra Lopez

Sunday, May 2nd, my mother arrived at Phuket airport to visit me and to enjoy a holiday in Phuket. I rented a car with my boyfriend to make the best of the week with my Mum. The first night we went to eat in Kata Beach at a seafood restaurant. Kata is a lively resort [...]

Business hours

The business hours for most offices in Phuket are between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Please note that opening hours are subject to change on and around public holidays. Generally speaking, banks in Phuket are open Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.30am and 3.30pm, although a number of small [...]


Muay Thai

Muay Thai, Thai Boxing

Muay Thai Boxing is a popular form of martial art and is similar to other forms of kick boxing, although is often referred to as the ‘art of the 8 limbs’ as fighters use punches, kicks, elbows and knees to strike an opponent. Muay Thai is the No1 traditional sport in Thailand and is also [...]

Show & Entertainment

Gay Scene The Gay Scene can be found around the Royal Paradise hotel in Patong and takes place at a small side road of the famous Rat-U-Thit Road. From Soi Bangla it is only about 300 meters walk. Should you consider staying overnight at a gay hotel, this is the place to be. There are [...]


khao Rang Hill


Phromthep Cape                                                                                           Located at the southwestern corner of Phuket is Phromthep Cape, just to the south of Naiharn beach and just to the west of Rawai beach.  One of the most special attractions about this place is that if you climb up the steps you’ll find a great view, along with an elephant shrine. Beyond [...]


Phi Phi Island                                                                                          Phi Phi Island is approximately 50 minutes away from Phuket by speedboat. It is open to visitors all year round. There are two islands, Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Leh. The larger and inhabited, Phi Phi Don attracts hundreds of visitors to stay on its lovely shores. Loh Sama and Maya [...]

surin island

Phuket Zoo

Museum & Zoo

Thalang National Museum Phuket’s national museum contains ancient artifacts of Phuket’s long history and exhibits the famous Battle of Thalang where the Two Heroines defended the island against the Burmese in the 18th century. The museum also exhibits the tin mining history, the indigenous Sea Gypsy culture and the island’s Chinese heritage. Opening time: Daily [...]

Recommended Spas in Phuket

SPAs provide lifestyle improvement and health enhancements for guests through professionally administered spa services, specially designed to provide the guest with maximum comfort and relaxation. They can also be used for medical treatment and healing purposes. Below please find some SPA recommendations and brief information about each SPA:  Six Senses Spa – Rawai Beach The [...]



Land based activities

Elephant Trekking        Elephant trekking can be a memorable experience not to be missed during your stay in Phuket, especially for children. Places such as the Chalong Highlands to the south of the island as well as Khao Lak and Khao Sok offer Elephant trekking and you can ride on an elephant along a trail through [...]