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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“Shopping mall with department stores, supermarket, shops, restaurants. Free fountain show.”
  • 148 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“If you are in the south part of Phuket near Karon, you might spot the Big Buddha from afar as it is an impressive 45m white marble statue at the top of a hill. It is worth a visit just for the panoramic views which are spectacular. ”
  • 113 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Promthep Cape Or known local as Laem Promthep View Point. Great place to watch the sunset, have a romantic dinner or just take in the great views!”
  • 112 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“Places for people who loves to understand different ethnicity. Poh Than Jao Wat is one of the most important Buddhist statues in which is located westerly old hall of the temple, with 2 statues of an elderly gentlemen called Ta Khee-lek (grandpa Khee-lek), a famous local who won many lotteries after consulting the Poh Than Jao Wat statue. Probably the highlight of your visit will be the Grand Pagoda which contains a small splinter from the bone of Lord Buddha.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Beach
“Patong Beach could be your perfect beach if you are looking for a beach with a constant buzz as well as activities and water sports going on throughout the day. Due to the fantastic nightlife and number of hotels and holiday rentals in Patong, there are always people around during the day too. Whether you just want to meet new people or you simply want to enjoy some activities while on the beach, Patong Beach has it all.”
  • 66 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Women's Store
“Central festival Phuket is the biggest shopping mall is Phuket . There are many interesting things ,brands and restaurants.”
  • 117 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“ If you're looking for some crazy fun experiences, then look no further....go to Soi Bangla (Walking Street). This street has it all: Bars, Pubs, Lounges, Night Clubs, Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Shopping and a whole lot more!”
  • 57 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Good place to buy fresh food and street food. The Fresh market is open day time and the night market starts about 18:00.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Theme Park
“This is the must-see experience in Phuket - a dining experience followed by an amazing show. Must Do.”
  • 83 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Intimate theater offering an extravagant cabaret show with dancers in sparkly attire and headdresses.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Beach
“Beautiful, clean, cozy, popular and large Nai Harn beach with magnificent waves, clean sand and nice local cafes.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Café
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“Good food, both western and Thai, sitting outside with lovely breeze. Relaxing.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“The best Beach Club in Phuket. Enjoy buffet, sunset, delicious food and drinks, fashion music and night life. Free shuttle bus starts from Twinpalms Phuket Resort.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Karon Viewpoint (which used to be Kata viewpoint) is one of the most frequented viewpoints in Phuket. From here, it is possible to take in views of Kata Noi, Kata Yai and Karon beaches. Located between Nai Harn and Kata Noi beaches, the viewpoint is busy most days of the year and is a staple of many tour itineraries. Called locally ‘Khao Saam Haad’ (Three Beaches Hill), the local municipality for some reason has officially renamed it ‘Karon Viewpoint’. It’s located just to the south of Kata Noi Beach and looks out directly out to the Andaman Sea but most people have their cameras trained due north at the undeniably impressive eight-kilometre vista of the three west coast beaches with Mom Tri’s Villa Royale in the foreground and the distant Hilton Arcadia on Karon Beach in the background. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Beach
“Zumba dance in the kata park in front of kata beach. Good view, good exercise and dancing here is fun.”
  • 41 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Boutique
“Because there is such a huge choice , from food courts, to restaurants & coffee shops you can find everything you need under one roof.”
  • 39 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Theme Park
“This is the must-see experience in Phuket - a dining experience followed by an amazing show. Must Do.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Café
“Good food, both western and Thai, sitting outside with lovely breeze. Relaxing.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Lounge
“ONE OF IBIZA’S MOST ICONIC VENUES, CAFÉ DEL MAR, HAS NOW OPENED ITS DOORS WITH A NEW BEACH CLUB IN PHUKET. A CAREFULLY DESIGNED OASIS FOR CHILL OUT EXPERIENCES. FROM CULINARY INDULGENCE TO A-LIST GUEST DJ’S, THE VENUE IS THE COMMUNITY’S ANSWER TO WHAT PHUKET’S SCENE WAS MISSING.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Upper class category. Perfect location. Good Thai and Fusion Cuisine. Maybe a little bit expensive but the ambience is worth it. Choose it for a special moment.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A very good and tropically beautiful Thai restaurant along the pier with a great sea view and island. not for low budget.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Разнообразие морепродуктов, здесь же вым смогут приготовить купленные на рынке морепродукты.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Hold a stylish poolside club event With a picture-perfect backdrop by the sea, 35 metre swim-up bar, private roof top terrace, and state-of-the-art sound system, XANA Beach Club lends itself perfectly for unique product launches, stylish welcome cocktail functions, and vibrant parties for up to 1,000 people.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Rawai Seafood Market started as a modest local fisherman village where you would buy some local catch to take home. Rawai beach in the very south of Phuket is also known as the Sea Gypsy Village and has always been a bit of an exotic attraction. Year after year, the small market grew in popularity and a few restaurants started to cook the fish you just bought across the street. The concept was popular, fun and cheap, so tourists heard of it. More restaurants opened, more tourists came, prices went up. The rest is history.”
  • 24 locals recommend

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