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Grand Opening of Samran Restaurant

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 [...]

By |2020-07-29T14:32:16+07:00July 19th, 2020|Last Night in Phuket|0 Comments

Launch of Utopia Yamu

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 [...]

By |2020-07-14T13:55:50+07:00July 14th, 2020|Last Night in Phuket|0 Comments

Phuket Relaunch Event

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. [...]

By |2020-06-21T18:15:48+07:00June 21st, 2020|Last Night in Phuket|0 Comments

Phuket tourism representatives announce projects to revive the industry

PHUKET: A tourism press conference titled ‘Finally We Meet Again!’ was held yesterday (June 9) at the Jungceylon Shopping Mall on the first day of Phuket’s beaches re-opening, since all beaches across the island had been locked down with regards to the COVID-19 situation. The Phuket’s branch of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, alongside Patong Municipality and Phuket Tourism Association, announced their joined project ‘Phuket Great Time’ (www.phuketgreattime.com), which is a channel where local tourism-related businesses can promote themselves. In addition, the team also revealed their tourism promoting plan throughout this green season. The Director of the TAT’s Phuket Office, K. Napasorn Kakai, said that the website will be available from June 15 onwards and the team mentioned that there [...]

By |2020-06-10T14:12:56+07:00June 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Keemala

Keemala Keemala is nestled well away from the crowds and overlooking Kamala Village and the Andaman Sea. Positioned in the hills and within the lush woodlands, Keemala offers a retreat from every day life and welcomes you in to an enchanting evergreen wonderland. Keemala is focused on wellness and quality of life. For fun seekers the resort is close enough to Kamala Beach and the liveliness of Patong Beach and all the dynamic action that Phuket has to offer, yet far enough removed to step back and take time to enjoy the tranquil surroundings of the rain forest and a plethora of holistic activities and wholesome [...]

By |2020-04-09T10:43:14+07:00April 9th, 2020|Hotels, Hotels in Kamala, Kamala|0 Comments

Diamond Resort Phuket

Diamond Resort Phuket Modern and contemporary in its architecture, with spacious rooms and stylish interiors, Diamond Resort Phuket embraces a coastal lifestyle with a touch of elegance. Surrounded by a lush tropical scenery, the resort features a chic design, a hip ambiance and quality service. Situated in the heart of the popular Bang Tao Beach, Diamond Resort Phuket commands a prime location in one of Phuket’s most attractive neighborhoods. The resort is within close reach to the bustling Boat Avenue, the lifestyle destination resort Laguna Phuket, and the ultra-hip Catch Beach Club. Offering over 200 rooms and suites, the resort is a favorite from couples and [...]

Phuket Best Burger 6

Everyone loves a great burger. The perfect ratio of burger to bun, the selection of choice ingredients and the overall personality of the burger maestro are all major factors in determining whether any hamburger is worthy of the label “Phuket’s Best Burger”. Now in its 6th year, Phuket Best Burger has become one of Phuket’s most loved events. This year Phuket’s Best Burger will be getting all burgerliscious at Blue Tree Phuket on Saturday, March 28. Restaurateurs and chefs will all compete to see whose burger reigns supreme and become Phuket’s Best Burger 2020. Entrance to the event is free and burgers prices are capped to allow visitors to try as many as they possibly can!

By |2020-02-12T16:24:43+07:00March 28th, 2020||0 Comments

Supersports Laguna Phuket Marathon to support Phuket’s tourism

PHUKET: The award-winning Supersports Laguna Phuket Marathon will take place for the fifteenth time on June, 13 and 14 at Laguna Phuket, welcoming 15,000 runners from more than 70 countries and a new title sponsor, Supersports. With over 80% of runners coming from outside of Phuket and 20% traveling from overseas, Supersports Laguna Phuket Marathon is a leading destination marathon in Southeast Asia and an important event for Phuket island. Contributing THB 291.58 million in 2019 alone, the event drives domestic and international travel to the island with visitors spending in the local economy on accommodation, food and beverage, and more. With a strong family focus, the event has become a fun vacation for many and participants spend time enjoying [...]

By |2020-03-03T16:24:43+07:00March 3rd, 2020|News|0 Comments

Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa welcomes Yi-Fan Chu as Executive Chef

PHUKET: Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa is pleased to announce Chef Yi-Fan Chu has been appointed as the resort’s new Executive Chef. With over 15 years’ experience around the world Chef Yi-Fan has developed an impressive reputation for excellent food service and creative culinary concepts. Growing up in Taiwan and then California, Chef Yi-Fan discovered his passion for food at an early age when he helped his mother in the kitchen. He then acquired his culinary expertise at the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary program at California School of Culinary Arts, followed by a number of high-end hotels and restaurants in Germany, The United States, Thailand and Vietnam. Prior to joining Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa Chef Yi-Fan was [...]

By |2020-02-12T16:04:37+07:00February 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket celebrates Solidarity Week 2019

PHUKET: Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket continues its commitment to help change the lives of society's most disadvantaged members by celebrating Solidarity Week by AccorHotels. Since 2008, Solidarity Week has grown within AccorHotels properties and headquarters around the world. Each year, over the course of a week in December, employees are encouraged to participate in charitable initiatives, providing a practical response to the needs expressed by local organizations. As a part of this year’s Solidarity Week, Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket visited Phuket Sunshine Village, a local charity located in Phuket Town that provides a loving home for children through foster care, to give them a safe place to grow and develop. On Saturday, December 14, [...]

By |2019-12-19T12:13:08+07:00December 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments