Breakfast Bend Similan Islands dive site Location: East side of Koh Bangu (Similan Island #9) Depth: 5 – 34 m. Average 10-20 m. Type: Sloping reef and rocks. Drift dive. Night dive. Level: Easy dive site suitable for all levels of diver. Gentle currents along the reef. Currents can be stronger around the boulders. Also suitable for

On On hotel Phuket’s first hotel The On On hotel was the first hotel to open in Phuket and it’s still there on it’s original site on Phang Nga road in Phuket old town. The hotel had run in to disrepair but has been completely renovated and restored and is now branded as “The Memory at

ANITA’S REEF Similan Islands dive site Location: Close to Koh Miang (Similan Island # 4) Depth: 5-26 m Type: Fringing coral reef Level: Easy dive site suitable for all levels of diver Description:  The white sandy seabed at Anita’s Reef is interspersed with patches of staghorn coral and table corals. There are also some large

Promthep cape Phuket sunset viewpoint Promthep Cape is the most popular viewpoint in Phuket for watching the sunset. If you head up there from 1700-1900 hrs most evenings you will be there with coach loads of other tourists, all trying to get the perfect selfie. Don’t let that put you off because Promthep cape is

The Similan Islands Thailand’s premiere diving destination Koh Similan (Similan Islands) is widely regarded as Thailand’s best dive destination and one of the world’s top ten dive destinations. The Similan Islands marine park is an archipelago of nine granite islands in Thailand’s Andaman Sea, about 100 km (60 miles) north west of Phuket. The islands

Patong beach Phuket Phuket’s first beach Patong Beach is over 3 km’s of golden sand beach and it’s the most popular beach on the island. It gets more annual tourists, it has more restaurants, bars and clubs than all the other beaches combined. It’s a year round destination, it’s noisy and it’s bold. Some people

Koh Haa Koh Haa (5 islands in Thai) is a group of five small islands just 25 km west from Koh Lanta. Liveaboards from Phuket normally dive Hin Daeng, Hin Muang and Phi Phi as well as Koh Haa. Koh Haa cathederal The main draw at Koh Haa Yai is “the Cathedral,” a large underwater

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