Baan Batik Phuket is a long-running boutique where every piece of textile is designed by its in-house artists. It was founded by Apinan Tovankasame, who moved from Bangkok to Phuket to teach in a local college for several years. Baan Batik Phuket distributes its products to retail and wholesale markets across the island, but you should visit the boutique in Rawai if you're looking for original batik prints.
- Opening Hours: Daily from 9am to 5pm
- Location: 10/15 Wiset Road, Rawai, Phuket 83100, Thailand
- Tel: +66 (0)76 384 061
Beach shops in Nai Harn
There are several small shops opposite Nai Harn Beach’s public carpark. You can shop for inexpensive beachwear and accessories, including beach mats, swimming rings, hats, sarongs, sunglasses, flip-flops, and snorkelling equipment. Some stores stock essentials for a day at the beach, including sunscreen and snacks.
- Location: Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83100, Thailand
Muay Thai shop at Sinbi Muay Thai Training Camp
Sinbi Muay Thai Training Camp in Rawai has an onsite shop selling a wide range of kickboxing accessories. You can buy Muay Thai shorts, gloves, groin protectors, hand wraps, and tank tops. Located not far from Nai Harn Beach, the centre also has state-of-the-art facilities, adequate lodging, a high turnover of Muay Thai students, and experienced teachers with professional backgrounds.
- Opening Hours: Monday–Saturday from 7.30am to 7pm (closed on Sundays)
- Location: 100/15 Soi Saiyuan 9, Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83100, Thailand
- Tel: +66 (0)83 391 5535
Phuket Art Village
Phuket Art Village consists of several galleries, where local artists can display their creations for sale. This arts and cultural community centre is located in Nai Harn, at the southern end of Phuket. Most of the artists work and live at their studios, but if you want to visit any of the galleries or studios in Phuket Art Village, it’s best to make an appointment.
- Location: Soi Naya 2, Nai Harn, Rawai, Muang, Phuket 83130, Thailand
- Tel: +66 (0)64 875 5879
Naiharn Reggae Bar
Nai Harn Reggae Bar is one of the best places to enjoy drinks and live music in Rawai. It also has a minivan-turned retail shop selling handmade leather goods such as shoes, belts and bags. The seller also offers made-to-order services if you want something unique.
- Location: 4233 Rawai, Muang Phuket 83100, Thailand
- Tel: +66 (0)88 168 2948