Phuket Top 10s

The Best of Everything in Phuket

Phuket’s got so much going for it: Some of the best restaurants in Thailand, unforgettable sunsets, glorious beaches, fantastic luxury resorts, world-class shows, unique eco-tours, some of the best diving sites in the world and much, much more. Within each of these categories, there are also a great many choices and alternatives.

We’ve compiled Top Ten lists of virtually everything that the island has to offer, from the best places to watch the sun go down to the best places to party; if you can do it, we've got the list of where it is best done. Simply comb through them and learn at a glance what’s hot in Phuket.

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  • Top 10 Must See in Phuket

    10 Things to Do in Phuket

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  • Top 10 Phuket Nightlife

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    20 Best Phuket Restaurants

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  • Top 10 Best Tours in Phuket

    Top 10 Tours in Phuket

    Phuket has so much to see, visit and experience. Here you'll have a preview of the hottest tours available with a brief Read More»

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    Top 10 Phuket Shopping

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TOP 10 Hotels in Phuket

Top 10 Hotels in Phuket

Phuket's best hotels all have several things in common - good location, a large range of quality facilities and great Read More...

Top 10 Best Phuket Luxury Resorts

Top 10 Luxury Resorts

Phuket is an island jam packed with luxury resorts, but which are the best? Facilities, location, spas and privacy were Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Best Beach Resorts

Top 10 Best Beach Resorts!

The tropical island of Phuket has between 30 and 40 beaches, the vast majority of them located on its west coast and a Read More...

Top 10 Family Hotels in Phuket

Top 10 Family Hotels

How does a good hotel manage to keep dad, mum and the kids content and amused for days on end? Through a combination of Read More...

Top 10 Cheap Hotels in Phuket

Top 10 Cheap Hotels

Many may not think so, but Phuket IS accessible to those on a budget! Here we've selected the best hotels available for Read More...

Top 10 Pool Villas

Top 10 Pool Villas

Ah... the feeling of total intimacy, of having a villa all to yourself with the added bonus of a swimming pool. Perhaps Read More...

Top 10 Best Phuket Boutique Hotels

Top 10 Boutique Hotels

Here are the top ten boutique hotel/resorts on the island as chosen by the industry professionals. Our list contains Read More...

TOP 10 Romantic Resorts in Phuket

Top 10 Romantic Resorts

What makes a resort romantic? We've done a lot of research to find out which are Phuket's most romantic resorts. Here Read More...

Top 10 Spa Hotels in Phuket

Top 10 Spa Resorts

It's a rare hotel that doesn't cater for its guests with a state-of-the-art spa centre, complemented by delicious and Read More...

Top 10 Must See in Phuket

10 Things to Do in Phuket

This is a quick and handy guide to our favourite activities on Phuket, including spectacular capes, sexy cabaret shows, Read More...

10 Most Photographed Places in Phuket

10 Most Photographed Spots in Phuket

Even if it is cliché, everyone wants to be in a picture postcard and Phuket offers its visitors unparalleled Read More...

10 Best Beaches in Phuket

Phuket is known for its outstanding beaches, probably more than anything else. With over 30 of them around the island, Read More...

Phuket Secret Beaches

6 Phuket Secret Beaches

With an adventurous spirit, a set of wheels and a map of the island, you can discover some beach gems that will have you Read More...

Must-See Temples in Phuket & Phang Nga

10 Must-See Temples

You’re sure to find a colourful and interesting Buddhist or Chinese temple near to where you’re staying; here are some Read More...

5 Islands to Explore in Low Season

5 Islands for Low Season

Phuket’s ‘low’ season is not as restrictive as many people think. Between sudden rainfalls there are flashes of Read More...

5 Best Day Trips around Phuket

5 Best Day Trips around Phuket

Day trips around Phuket give you the occasion to spice up your holiday in the prime tourist destination in southern Read More...

5 Beaches with Beach Chairs

While beach chairs are hard to find on Phuket beaches these days, there are still some places to find a comfortable Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Beach Clubs

10 Great Phuket Beach Clubs

Beach clubs are the latest hot trend in Phuket. The best amongst them combine simple pleasures with great services to Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Nightlife

Top 12 Phuket Nightlife

Patong may be the best-known place for Phuket nightlife - and it features heavily in our list - but there are some other Read More...

5 Popular Patong Night Clubs

5 Best Clubs in Phuket

Here are the five most popular Patong night clubs; they all offer a safe environment to party at, places where could Read More...

Phuket Live Music Bars

5 Phuket Live Music Bars

Good live music is the highlight of any bar experience and often the popularity of a venue depends on the quality of its Read More...

Most Famous Bars on Soi Bangla

5 Iconic Bangla Bars

Patong’s nightlife along Soi Bangla is forever changing. But here are some of the longest-lasting and best Read More...

5 Kata Noi View Bars

5 Great Sunset Bars in Kata Noi

Just above Kata Noi, a couple of minutes’ drive out of Kata you’ll come across three adjacent hillside bars/restaurants Read More...

Great Sunset Bars in Phuket

10 Great Sunset Bars

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to work out the equation; sunset+cocktail+good company = magic. Thankfully Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Restaurants

20 Best Phuket Restaurants

After long discussions, during which the Phuket.com Magazine team considered and weighed up each restaurant’s cuisine, Read More...

Top 10 Thai Restaurants in Phuket

10 Best Thai Restaurants

Here’s a definitive list of Phuket’s best Thai restaurants, where the chilies are fiery, the service is hot and the Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Beach Clubs

10 Great Phuket Beach Clubs

Beach clubs are the latest hot trend in Phuket. The best amongst them combine simple pleasures with great services to Read More...

5 Phuket Restaurants with a View

5 Restaurants with a View

As Phuket is a hilly island the opportunity to appreciate a good meal while enjoying outstanding vistas is almost Read More...

Top 10 Best Thai Food

Top 10 Thai Food

Discover ten of the most popular Thai dishes you should try during your holidays and where you can find the best Read More...

Top 10 Best Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket

Top 10 Local Thai Restaurants

Discover 10 of the most popular local restaurants you can try during your holidays to give you a taste of local Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Shopping

Top 10 Phuket Shopping

Malls have fast become ubiquitous in Phuket, but they have happily not smothered the Thai traditional market life. Read More...

Best Shopping Malls in Phuket

5 Best Shopping Malls in Phuket

Have a look at the five most popular shopping malls in Phuket; you will feel at home at any of these modern and Read More...

5 Great Phuket Markets

5 Great Phuket Fresh Markets

Fresh Markets are a very important aspect of Phuket and Thai social life. They not only provide basic elements for Read More...

Great Tattoo Studios in Phuket

12 Great Phuket Tattoo Shops

Here are seven recommended Phuket tattoo studios run by talented and professional artists. They do superb work using Read More...

5 Used Books Shops in Phuket

5 Used Books Shops

“I guess there are never enough books,” wrote John Steinbeck. In Phuket, bookworms can shop to their heart's delight as Read More...

Thai Textile Outlets in Phuket

5 Thai Textile Outlets

Thailand is famous for its silk and various grades of quality and suppleness can be found from different Read More...

5 Souvenirs You Can’t Leave Phuket Without

5 Souvenirs You Can’t Leave Phuket Without

You’ve been there, you’ve done that, but have you got the t-shirt yet? We give you the five most popular souvenirs Read More...

5 Best Night Markets in Phuket

5 Best Night Markets in Phuket

Local markets are often a good place to find some great bargains, but why waste a perfectly good beach day? Check out Read More...

Phuket Old Town Best Shopping

5 Great Shops In Phuket

Phuket Old Town is nothing, if not a quirky place. This is where the old and the new, the bizarre and the ‘normal’, Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Activities

Top 10 Phuket Activities

Phuket has a wide range of activities: as a tropical island it has all sorts of possibilities when it comes to land and Read More...

5 Best Snorkelling Beaches in Phuket

5 Best Snorkelling Beaches

Take a deep breath and lazily dive down into this magical kingdom and you’ll come as close to aquatic paradise as you’ll Read More...

Best Things to Do with Kids in Phuket

11 Best Things FOR KIDS To Do in Phuket

Here is a list of the ten most popular activities and attractions in Phuket to share with your kids. Read More...

5 Best Day Trips around Phuket

5 Best Day Trips around Phuket

Day trips around Phuket give you the occasion to spice up your holiday in the prime tourist destination in southern Read More...

5 Elephant Trekking Camps

5 Elephant Trekking Camps

Elephant trekking is a popular activity in Phuket. Even though elephants are not a native species of the island, you can Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Activities

10 Best Things to Do near Phuket

While Phuket brims with attractions, on the mainland adventure and superb scenery beckons from Khao Lak to Krabi. Go Read More...

Rainy Days Activities

10 Things to Do If It Rains

Here's a baker's dozen of things to do when the sun's in hibernation and the day is damp. Read More...

5 Best Surf Spots in Phuket

5 Best Surf Spots in Phuket

Surfing in Phuket is a great low-season activity. Here are the five favourite surf spots in Phuket: Kata Beach, Kalim Read More...

5 Great Muay Thai Camps in Phuket

5 Great Muay Thai Camps

The number of people coming to Thailand to toughen up and get in the Muay Thai ring has exploded. Predominantly located Read More...

Fun & Wacky Top 10

10 cheap or free things to do in Phuket

10 Cheap Things to Do in Phuket

Want to have a great day out without breaking the bank? Check out our 10 cheap or free things to do in Phuket for some Read More...

10 Funny Things in Phuket

Top 10 Funny Things

Every country has its idiosyncrasies. Thailand is no exception and has its fair share of quirks and unusual sides. Here Read More...

10 Ways to Recognise Expats in Phuket

10 Signs You've Lived in Phuket Too Long

Phuket’s expats often take on the habits of the local people, whether they are unusual, funny, good or bad. Check out Read More...

Top 10 Visited Pages - Most Popular Pages of Phuket.com

Top 10 Most Visited Pages

The whole of Phuket island's west coast is lined with  memorable beaches while Patong is one big party town with Read More...

Phuket’s Most Obvious Scams

5 Phuket’s Obvious Scams

We all know that scams exist in every popular travel destination and we all know that it's human nature to let your Read More...

10 Movies Shot in Phuket

10 Movies Shot in Phuket

There are plenty of movies shot in Phuket and its nearby areas due to the fact that Thailand has always been eager to Read More...

Top 10 Patong Hotels

10 Best Patong Beach Hotels

This list of the 10 best hotels in Patong showcases the pinnacle of accommodation options in this bustling resort town. Read More...

Top 10 Patong Attractions

Top 10 Patong Attractions

Discover our Top 10 Attractions in (and near) Patong Beach, from its notorious nightlife’s heart – Bangla Read More...

Top 10 Patong Beach Restaurants

Top 10 Patong Restaurants

Our Top 10 Patong Restaurants List features long-established diners that, through the years, have offered their Read More...

Top 10 Patong Nightlife

Top 10 Patong Nightlife

Check out our Top 10 Patong Nightlife listing which pretty well covers all that the resort town has to offer by way of Read More...

Top 10 Patong Shopping

Top 10 Patong Shopping

Patong Beach Shopping comes as a surprise to a lot of visitors. Patong is more known for its electrifying nightlife than Read More...

10 Best Local Thai Restaurants in Patong Beach

With this list of Best Local Thai Restaurants in Patong Beach, we are answering a question that the vast majority of Read More...

Top 10 Karon Hotels

10 Best Karon Beach Hotels

Our Top 10 Hotels in Karon Beach's list hosts the most frequented resorts available in Karon, from the affordable Access Read More...

Top 5 Karon Attractions

Top 5 Karon Attractions

Our Top 5 Attractions in Karon Beach’s list features the must-see places and the must-do activities in this beautiful Read More...

Top 10 Karon Restaurants

Top 10 Karon Restaurants

From the discreet service and lighting to full-on frenetic serving, there’s a lot of variety and the chance to dine out Read More...

Top 10 Karon Nightlife

Top 5 Karon Nightlife

Karon, often described as ‘Patong’s little sister’, has its own version of Patong's raunchy Soi Bangla – only on a Read More...

Top 10 Karon Shopping

Top 10 Karon Shopping

Karon Beach shopping, generally speaking, is a lot less frenzied than the Patong shopping experience. Karon is Read More...

10 Best Local Thai Restaurants in Karon Beach

Get that real taste of Thailand you are looking for at these great restaurants in Karon – the places which even the Read More...

Top 10 Kata Hotels

10 Best Kata Beach Hotels

Our Top 10 Hotels in Kata Beach's list reflects perfectly the description above: you will find here the best that Kata Read More...

Top 10 Kata Attractions

Top 10 Kata Attractions

Kata Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Phuket. This 1.5km-long strip of sand is fringed by shade-giving Read More...

Top 10 Kata Restaurants

Top 10 Kata Restaurants

Kata Beach has a fair amount of good dining choices as well as a few excellent top-of-the-range restaurants which, while Read More...

Top 10 Kata Nightlife

Top 10 Kata Nightlife

Kata Beach nightlife scene has enough choice to satisfy the average partygoer. The venues available here can deliver a Read More...

Top 10 Karon/Kata Shopping

Top 10 Kata Shopping

Shopping in Kata is a little spread out with the nucleus being around Kata’s three-way intersection in the centre of Read More...

10 Best Local Thai Restaurants in Kata Beach

The best local Thai restaurants in Kata Beach are quite often those furthest away from the fine white sands which make Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Town Hotels

Top 10 Phuket Town Hotels

Phuket Town, the capital of this popular island province, inevitably has a vast choice of accommodation options. Our Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Town Attractions

Top 10 Phuket Town Attractions

Phuket Town is an attraction in itself. Our list of the Top 10 Attractions features all the important historical sites, Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Town Restaurants

Top 10 Phuket Town Restaurants

Phuket Town, as the capital of the Province of Phuket, is the largest agglomeration on the island and therefore hosts an Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Town Nightlife

Top 10 Phuket Town Nightlife

Our list of the Top 10 Night Spots in Phuket Town features cultural events, lady-boy shows, and from live Blues and Jazz Read More...

Top 10 Phuket Town Shopping

Top 10 Phuket Town Shopping

There's a huge choice of shopping opportunities in Phuket Town, including modern department stores, local markets, and Read More...

10 Best Local Thai Restaurants in Phuket Town

The best local Thai restaurants in Phuket Town include some of the best restaurants on the entire island and provide Read More...

Top 10 Bangtao Beach

Top 10 Bangtao Beach

Discover the Best of Bangtao Beach in just few minutes: Our Top 10 Guides have been created with travellers in mind, Read More...

Top 10 Bangtao Hotels

Top 10 Bangtao Hotels

Bangtao is a multi-faceted holiday destination on Phuket Island’s west coast. Boasting the Laguna Phuket resort complex Read More...

Top 10 Attractions in Bangtao Beach

Top 10 Bangtao Attractions

Bangtao hosts some of the most magnificent hotels and resorts in the Laguna Phuket Complex, and apart from the beach Read More...

Top 10 Bangtao Restaurants

Top 10 Bangtao Restaurants

Discover the most quoted dining venues located along the beach of Bangtao. This list features internationally-recognised Read More...

Top 10 Bangtao Nightlife

Top 10 Bangtao Nightlife

Our Bangtao’s top 10 night spots’ list reflects the image of this beach’s atmosphere – from stylish beach clubs to Read More...

Top 5 Bangtao Shopping

Top 5 Bangtao Shopping

Our list of Top 5 Shopping destinations in Bangtao presents the most interesting stores located around Laguna Phuket Read More...

Top 10 Kamala Hotels

Top 10 Kamala Hotels

Kamala Beach is somehow a place apart on Phuket’s west coast: surrounded by mountain covered with thick jungle yet Read More...

Top 10 Kamala Attractions

Top 5 Kamala Attractions

Kamala Beach may be a haven for people looking for a peaceful holiday destination in Phuket; it nevertheless hosts one Read More...

Top 10 Kamala Restaurants

Top 10 Kamala Restaurants

Our list of top restaurants in Kamala is as eclectic as can be, including high-end sophisticated restaurants and Read More...

Top 5 Kamala Nightlife

Top 5 Kamala Nightlife

Regarding nightlife, Kamala Beach hosts enough cool venues to satisfy mellow partygoers, the other could go to party a Read More...

Top 5 Kamala Shopping

Top 5 Kamala Shopping

The best shopping opportunities in Kamala Beach resides in the genuine local markets held three times per week in this Read More...

10 Best Local Thai Restaurants in Kamala

If you want to experience the true taste of Thailand, look out for these places which specialise in providing proper Read More...

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