Wat Chalong Phuket Chalong temple | Wat Chaiyathararam Wat Chalong is the grandest and one of the most important temples on Phuket, and the most visited by tourists. Located on the southern end of the island, it is close to Chalong pier and the Big Buddha temple viewpoint. If you visit Chalong temple you should

Big Buddha Phuket Big Buddha temple and viewpoint Big Buddha is the common name for the statue that dominates south Phuket. It is situated on a mountain top and faces east to welcome the rising sun. It is reached by road from Chalong, you could also get there from Karon if had a machete to

Ao Chalong bars Where to drink in Chalong bay There are plenty of bars to choose from in Chalong bay. Whether you want a couple of sundowners to finish off a great days diving, or you want to neck beers until the early hours you will find a place to indulge in Chalong. A couple

Ao Chalong restaurants Where to eat in Chalong bay Ten years ago Chalong bay was deserted in the evenings. Now there are bars and restaurants galore to choose from. Some of our favourite Chalong restaurants are: Kan Eang @ Pier. For dining next to the bay. Beautiful food, delicious Thai food and good service. The prices are

Ao Chalong hotels Where to stay in Chalong bay If you are coming to Phuket primarily to dive then Chalong bay is the perfect place to stay as most Phuket local dive boats depart daily from Chalong pier. Ao Chalong lacks a nice beach so it’s not the place for a beach vacation. But if you’ll