A tour around the Andaman Embrace Resort
Freya Eve enjoys a day at the Andaman Embrace Resort and Sukko Spa. This Patong resort stands out not only as a stylish hotel in the busy beach town, but is also one of just a few that is privately owned by a local Thai family with services and facilities that rival the international brand hotel...
Training Bella at Tiger Muay Thai – Part 1
In a new occasional series for Phuket Today, we take fitness fanatic Bella Thirapan to try out some of the many training disciplines on offer at the Tiger Muay Thai and MMA Training Centre in Chalong. This week Bella gets to grips with the gym's cornerstone Muay Thai workout and meets Muay Thai ...
The Counterfeit Beatles play Phuket
Phuket Today meets the fake Fab four. The Counterfeit Beatles were on the island for two nights of performances at the Boat Lagoon's new marquee. Organized by Events International, this was the second in a series of tribute concerts that they are planning to bring to Phuket with more to come in ...
2014 Bay Regatta results
This year's Bay Regatta – which sails around the hongs and limestone karsts of beautiful Phang Nga Bay – saw 39 boats in five classes take to the water. As much about the parties and sight-seeing as it is about racing the Bay Regatta did however, stage 4 days of hotly contested sail races. Here ar...
Davis Cup comes to Phuket
The Davis Cup tennis tournament came to Phuket with Thai and Hong Kong teams competing in the regional (Asia/Oceania) matchup at Thanyapura. After an uncertain start which saw Thailand’s Warit Sornbutnark defeated in the opening match against Hong Kong’s Phillip King, the home team rallied to win ...
PIH Mini-Marathon this Sunday, Feb 23.
Phuket International Hospital will stage a mini marathon this Sunday, Feb 23, to raise funds for HRH Princess Sirindhorn's Special Task Unit. The second Run for Health, Run for Charity race starts at 6am at the Bang Yai Road entrance to Phuket International Hospital.
2014 Wat Chalong Fair
The annual Wat Chalong Fair is a seven-day extravaganza that brings together people from all over the island and beyond to celebrate the end of the harvest and to make merit at the famous temple. Kristi Matzenberger makes merit and takes a tour of the many shopping options at the fair.