Kata Noi beach Phuket Kata Thani beach Kata Noi is the smaller Kata beach. (Noi means small in Thai). It’s about 1 km long and dominated by the Kata Thani resort which takes up more than half of the beach front. The Kata Thani is an upscale resort and Kata Noi feels like a more upscale beach

Hin Daeng and Hin Muang Superb submerged pinnacles in Mu Ko Lanta national marine park Hin Daeng (red rock) and Hin Muang (purple rock) are as good as any dive sites in Thailand. Some divers say they are better than the Similan islands and Richelieu Rock because they have the same great diving but get

Naiharn beach Phuket South Phuket’s best beach Naiharn beach is many people’s favourite beach in Phuket. It’s quieter than Patong and Kata beaches. The sand is a little whiter and the sea a little clearer. It’s popular with yachties and Phuket expats who have made their homes in the area. The bay is a good

Krabi diving and dive sites Diving from Krabi Krabi is within the Hat Nopparat Thara – Mu Koh Phi Phi Marine National Park. Local Krabi dive sites are shallow with average visibility, but the Phi Phi dive sites are in reach by day trip dive boat. Krabi dive boats also go to Shark Point, Anemone

Kalim beach Phuket Rocky beach with a good food market Kalim beach is just north of Patong Beach, you can walk to it from Patong over the headland. It’s a shallow rocky beach that comes right up to the road. At very high tides around full moons the water can come over the road. Kalim

Where does Phuket get it’s name? The first western references to Phuket call the island Jung Ceylon as written on Portuguese maps. That name is thought to be a corruption of Cape Si Lang recorded by a third century A.D. geographer . (Phuket was probably once attached to mainland forming a cape). Nowadays most people

Surin beach Phuket World class Phuket beach Surin beach Phuket is not to be mistaken for the Surin Islands or Surin province in north east Thailand. Surin Beach is a world class Phuket beach. It’s on Phuket’s west coast north of Kamala beach, south of Bangtao and Laguna. It’s not as long or as deep

10% off 15-19 January Hallelujah liveaboard Due to some cancellations Hallelujah now has 6 spaces available departing Jan 15th. Itinerary: 4 days 4 nights (14 dives) at the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock En-suite double cabin: Full En-suite twin cabin: 35,000 31,500 baht per diver En-suite single cabin: Full Dates: 15-19

Surin Islands diving Mu Ko Surin Marine National Park The Surin Islands are just 7 kilometres inside Thailand’s territorial waters, south of Myanmar in the Andaman sea and north of the Similan Islands. This is a different place to Surin beach in Phuket. While the Similan islands are more renowned as a diving destination the

20% off the Junk remaining spaces in January Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock 12-16 January 4 days 4 nights Twin or double bed cabin: Full Triple share cabin with en-suite: 36,000 28,800 baht per diver Four share cabin with en-suite: 29,500 23,600 baht per diver 17-21 January 4 days 4 nights Twin or double