On July 17, 2020, the team of Phuketify and The Guide Phuket were invited to the grand opening of Samran Restaurant, on Soi Takuapa, in Phuket Town. Most of you should be familiar where the old Suay restaurant used to be; it has now been rebranded as Samran, and focuses on casual Isaan food served with ice cold beers (or your favorite cocktail). The selection of food was fantastic and the prices are of good value, especially considering the atmosphere of the main dining room and the lovely garden upfront. A typical dish will cost you anything from THB 90 onward, depending on your taste. While finding a parking space may be difficult, as it is with most restaurants [...]
On July 11, 2020, Utopia Corporation gathered media and real estate partners at the Utopia Nai Harn Hotel to reveal the upcoming project: Utopia Yamu, a Moroccan-inspired development located within the heart of Cape Yamu. Utopia Corporation has been steadily developing real estate projects for investment returns through their hotel management since 2015, but saw a need in the market for affordable local housing with international standards of construction and management. Utopia Thalang was the first long-stay villa product of Utopia Corporation, and following good sales and customer recognition, continued to acquire a piece of land in the Yamu area in April of this year to develop into another long-stay villa project. Utopia Yamu’s goal is to provide entry-level [...]
On June 20, 2020, the restaurant Dock A Café, located in Boat Lagoon, hosted an event titled "Phuket Relaunch", to celebrate the return of some sort of normalcy. From 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, the guests enjoyed a large selection of beverage, including Nitro Cold Brew by coffeeworks, and fantastic wines from OVS. In addition to the refreshments, the team of Naughty Nuri's Phuket answered present to serve probably the best ribs in the world. Check out the many pictures below, and make sure to like our Facebook pages (Phuketify and The Guide Phuket) for more updates from Phuket; we are looking forward to welcoming more events like Phuket Relaunch in the future. [...]
On November 16, 2019, Phuketify and The Guide Phuket were invited to the Grand Opening of Diamond Resort, a brand new hotel located in Cherng Talay. Over 500 guests joined the opening ceremony, which included numerous shows, such as The Stream of Miracle Show, The LED Wing Show, Aerial Silk by Thailand’s Got Talent 2010 Winner, alongside talented Jazz singers to keep the evening pumped up to the max! We started the day by visiting the different rooms available among the 292 accommodations that the resort offers, and had the pleasure to grab lunch at the Infuse Restaurant, which offers a menu that balances modern and traditional cuisines that plays on new flavor brought to diners from Europe. The [...]
On November 11, 2019, Utopia Corporation arranged the Utopia Music Festival at their condominiums in Nai Harn Beach, using a theme of superhero. The concept of ‘Dare to Dream’ showcases the outstanding and unique properties under Utopia Corporation. The music festival started with a speech from Utopia CEO Hachi Yin and Vice President Leo Li, who explained their various properties across Phuket, currently valued at almost 6 billion Baht. Their speech was followed by an exciting glow-in-the-dark light show and some awesome performances and talented DJs. The party goers were all dressed in superheroes, from Son Goku to Wonder Woman, to Maleficent and Harley Quinn. Plenty of Phuket local street cuisine was available in the food trucks around the [...]
On October 5, 2019, the team at Boat Lagoon organized the 2019 Oktoberfest festival, next to the white marquee. Hundreds of beer-loving fans gathered at the venue to indulge in German specialties, such as home-made pretzels, sauerkraut and delicious sausages with mustard. The entertainment was provided by a live band and DJ, while the one and only Jason Wilder made sure everyone had a lot of fun though games and competitions.
On September 13, 2019, the French Consulate, located on Bypass Road, in Phuket Town, hosted the Grand Opening of their monthly art exhibition. This month, the exhibition is titled Panya, the 2008-2018 Collection, and is the work of K. Panya Hongthong, a Graphic Design, Fashion Photographer, and Artist. The exhibition is divided into three areas, which all feature a different side from the artist; drawings, acrylic paintings and photographs. The exhibition will last until October 4, 2019.
On September 8 and 9, 2019, Jungceylon Shopping Center, in Patong, organized a two-day art exhibition, titled "Together for the Protection of Children in Travel and Tourism", to raise awareness about child protection in the travel and tourism industry. The exhibition was a collaboration between The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism (The Code), an initiative to protect children from sexual exploitation in the industry, and the local network on Child Protection. Visitors witnessed stage performances by Thai and Burmese school students, participated in painting activities and were able to visit several booths where the Child Protection network introduced activities and games. On stage, a panel discussion took place, explaining [...]
On August 17, 2019, Limelight Avenue Phuket, a shopping center located on Dibuk Road, in Phuket Town, celebrated its fourth year of operation with a thank you party for friends, medias, and family. Dubbed "For Fans For Fun", the event gathered many celebrities, as well as singers and dancers. Hivetel, Dibuka and Pint Factory took care of serving delicious appetizers and refreshing drinks, while the Lemongrass Restaurant hosted the dinner, with a full-on BBQ stand, sashimi platters and a Thai buffet with many of the restaurant's specialties. The management of Limelight Avenue Phuket took this opportunity to announce the launch of a series of stickers for the famous chat application, Line, which are available for download since yesterday. All [...]
On Mother's Day, August 12, 2019, Phuket was invited to the High Tea @ Chao Fah event, hosted at the Ramada Plaza Chao Fah, in Phuket Town, to celebrate the lovely mothers out there and to be given the opportunity to try some wonderful tea pairing with delicious pastries. The event gathered a nice crowd of mainly locals, who were seen exploring the six different varieties of tea promoted by TWG Singapore. Alongside the refreshing beverage were a selection of beautiful crafted pastries, both sweet and savory, to elegantly pair with the hot teas. This promotion is available every Saturday and Sunday, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, and is currently priced at THB 490.- per person, or THB [...]