Tag Archives: Phuket


Soi Bangla, Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand

10 Tips for your holiday in Phuket, Thailand

What comes to your mind when you think about sea, sun and sand in Asia? Especially when you are thinking about the island which offers luxury accommodation, leisure activities and all the modern facilities. Most likely it will be the tropical island of Phuket, one of the most visited touristic destination and southern island of [...]


3 ways to get to Phi Phi Island from Phuket, Thailand

1) Ferry One of the most famous attractions here in Phuket is ‘Phi Phi Island’, many travellers ask how to get there? One option is to go by Ferry from Rassada Pier (near Phuket town) which is also the cheapest way, from 550 baht for one way and 900baht for a return. The journey takes about two hours from Phuket to Phi [...]


10 Reasons to visit Phuket Town

Living in Phuket town, it seems all too often that travelers land in the capital and head straight to the beaches or heady heights of Patong or Karon without so much as a second glance for humble Phuket town. During my time here however, I’ve realized that all it takes is a little patience and a [...]


Phuket Sightseeing: South of the island highlights in 1 day.

Karon Beach provides the perfect base to explore the south of the island and one of the best and cheapest ways of getting around is by hiring a motorbike. There are a couple of motorbike rental places close by to Thavorn Palm Beach Resort and a days rental will cost you somewhere between 200-300 THB. The [...]

Windmill Viewpoint, Phuket, Thailand

Simon Cabaret Show, Phuket

Simon Cabaret Show

Some might say that a holiday to Thailand would not be complete without taking a picture with a Ladyboy or ‘Kathoey’ as they are called in Thai. A fascinating and unique species, many people are afraid of ladyboys who are often misunderstood, this is where one of the leading night time entertainment attractions in Phuket [...]


Wat Chaiwatthanaram (Ayutthaya)

Amazing Thailand, Amazing Temple

Amazing Thailand, Amazing Temple Thailand is a Buddhist country and there are many impressive temples throughout the country. Perfect Beauty is the only expression which comes to mind when thinking of a Wat, a temple in the Thai language. Buddhism requires all male believers to spend some time in their life as a monk. So, a [...]


The Perfect Thai Green Curry

The Perfect Thai Green Curry

In response to Nora McLaughlin MacNeil on our Friends of Thavorn Facebook page, our Award Winning Chef at Thavorn Palm Beach Resort, Chef Khun Chompoo, has provided the recipe for one of her Award Winning Signature Dishes ‘GAENG KIEW WAAN TALAY‘ or the famous ‘Thai Green Curry’. Nora wrote: Well Nora, as part of our [...]