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Wi-Fi hot spots around town
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Phang Nga Bay Regatta
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Shopping, Dining & Leisure
Rubbish
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Dining Around Phuket
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2010 Phuket International Blues Rock Festival
Thailand’s Airports – now for the good news
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Spas & Health
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Vichit Municiplaity Phuket Mini Marathon 2010 7 February @ Vichit Municipality offi ces, Phuket Town
Vichit Municiplaity Phuket Mini Marathon 2010 7 February @ Vichit Municipality offi ces, Phuket Town
Vichit Municiplaity Phuket Mini Marathon 2010 7 February @ Vichit Municipality offi ces, Phuket Town

Vichit Municiplaity Phuket Mini Marathon 2010

7 February @ Vichit Municipality offices, Phuket Town

Vichit Municipality will host a mini marathon for health to promote exercise and tourism on February 7. Races will start in front of the Wichit Municipality offices on Chao Fah East Rd.

The competition consists of 2 categories: 4.5k Fun Run and 10.5K mini marathon. The marathon is open to people of all ages.

Five runners-up will receive the trophy and those who reach the finish line will a get commemorative medal.

Applications can be made at The Division Of Education, Vichit Municipality or on the 6th from 10am to 7pm or on the competition day. THere is no fee to enter! Tel: +66 (0)76 525100 ext 170-172.

Live International Stand-Up Comedy

10 February @ Holiday Inn Resort Phuket, Patong Beach

The Punchline Comedy Club is back this February with what is probably the finest line-up so far. The three comedians on offer are John Moloney, Stewart Francis and Pete Johansson. Beer 100 baht; selected spirits 120 baht; wine 140 baht. Contact: Boom, Tel: +66 (0)89 646 9278. Email:

info@phuketcomedy.com. Web: www.phuketcomedy.com.

Jazz in the Park on Valentine's Day

14 February @ Queen Sirikit Public Park, Phuket Town

Songs made famous by Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Glen Miller, Count Basie and many more will be performed by a superb French big band, the JCB Jazz Cool Band. There will also be a ‘Classic and Super Cars’ Show. Contact: Chaisak Koaysomboon, Tel: +66 (0)76 304090. Email:

chaisak@expressdata.co.th. Web: www.tongkah.org.

Phuket Chinese New Year Day & 11th Old Phuket Town Festival

19 - 21 February @ Queen Sirikit Public Park, Phuket Town

The festival will take place at Queen Sirikit Public Park and the old town areas of Thalang, Krabi Roads and Soi Rommanee. The event this year will be extraordinary with spectacular cultural shows reflecting long time relationships between Phuket and the People’s Republic of China. While the Old Phuket Town Festival features traditional local culture, history, foods and lifestyle, the TAT will bring in cultural performances from mainland China for participants to appreciate and to foster the ties, especially the sister city ties between the Office of Phuket City and the Chinese city of Yiantai. Colourful street processions and vibrant celebrations will take place while the roads in the Old Phuket Town areas will be closed to traffic in the evening. Contact Phuket City Municipality, Tel: +66 ( 0 )76 214036. Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Phuket Office, Tel: +66 (0)76 7421518.

Phuket Gay Festival

25 - 28 February @ Patong Beach

Phuket Pride is planned for the last weekend in February. The event includes a variety of activities, the Phuket Gay Pride Party night and the Gay Pride Parade, which will be held on the 28th. Web: www.gaypatong.com/gaypatong/phuketgayfestival/

Phuket International Blues Rock Festival

26 - 27 February 2010 @ Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort, Karon Beach

Topping the bill is the legendary Charlie Musselwhite and his band from the USA. From Australia comes Richard Clapton, another legend. Also performing are AkashA (Malaysia), Andy Gonzales (USA), Robert ‘One Man’ Johnson (USA), Retrovision (Bangkok) and many more. Contact: Andy Andersen, Tel: +66 (0)86 682 2639. Email: phuketmusic@yahoo.com. Web: www.phuketbluesfestival.com.

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Regular Events

Rotary Club of Patong Beach

Dinner Out and Family Day is on the 2nd at 7pm at Gitano Restaurant, Pak Khlok, (1 km east from the Heroines' Monument). The weekly meetings are on the 9th, 16th and 23th at the Aloha Villa Hotel at 7pm. Web: www.rotarypatong.org.

Chicky Net Phuket

Chicky Net Phuket is a social network for girls of all ages living on Phuket to connect and have fun. Email: berthe@chickynet.com Web: www.chickynet.com.

Island Furniture Phuket Cricket League

The Island Furniture Cricket League continues with games held at the Cherngtalay School Sundays starting at 9am on the 7th Island. Cricket Club vs Phuket Development Cricket Club, 14th Village Cricket Team vs Liquid Lounge Lizards, 21th Laguna Cricket Club vs Patong Cricket Club and 28th Island Cricket Club vs Laguna Cricket Club. Contact: Anthony Van Blerk, Email: avanblerk@modern-zen.com.

Free Computer Clinic

Join "For Dummies" author Woody Leonhard at his weekly Computer Clinic Sundays from 10am to noon, at the Sandwich Shoppes. The 7th is in Patong; the 14th in Laguna; 21th, and 28th in Chalong. Web: www.khunwoody.com.

British Business Association – Phuket (BBAP)

The pub night is held on the first Friday of the month and dinner on the third Thursday from 7pm. Email: honsec@bbap.org. Web: www.bbap.org.

The International Business Association of Phuket (IBAP)

The monthly meeting is held on the second Friday. For February, it's on the 12th with the location to be announced later. Doors will open at 6:30pm. Tel: +66 (0)81 412 5652. Web: www.ibap-phuket.net.

Phuket International Women's Club (PIWC)

Meet & Greet at Starbuck's Central Festival is on the 11th from 10am to noon. February members luncheon will be held at the Evason on Thursday the 18th at 11:30am. Also a reminder that the yearly AIG members meeting and luncheon will be held on March 18th. More information to follow.

Contact: Caroline, Tel: +66 (0)87 277 6948 to RSVP. Email: info@phuketiwc.com. Web: www.phuketiwc.com.

Entertainment February Choices

Entertainment – February Choices Live Irish Rock @ Scruff y Murphy's Irish Pub, Patong

Live Irish Rock @ Scruffy Murphy's Irish Pub, Patong

Entertainment – February Choices Live Irish Rock @ Scruff y Murphy's Irish Pub, Patong

Nightlife and entertainment venue with an Irish theme. Every night, except for Sunday, with Neil & the Red Hot Potatoes, playing all your favourite pub rock & traditional fast rhythm fiddle music. On Sundays there’s live football on the big screens. Tel: +66 (0)76 292590. Web: www.scruffymurphysphuket.com.

Trio Jazz @ Kan Eang @pier, Chalong

Listen to live Trio Jazz Band by the bay, at Chalong Pier every Wednesday to Saturday night from 7 to 10:30pm and Sunday from 12 to 3pm. Tel: +66 (0)83 173 1187 or +66 (0)76 381212. Email: kaneang-pier@hotmail.com.

Live Music @ Timber Hut, Phuket Town

One of the ultimate nightspots in Phuket Town is located on Yaorawat Road.

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spacious meeting place set in a two-storey bar with a unique décor mix

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Thai and Western styles. A live band plays every night. Open daily 6pm to

1am. Tel: +66 (0)76 211839.

Live Music @ Mom Tri's Oasis on Kata Beach

Experience the best live music on Kata Beach at Mom Tri's Oasis Spring Tapas Bar. Every night starting at 7pm until late guests can enjoy live in the open air tapas bar. Tel: +66 (0)76 330423. Email: info@momtriphuket.com.

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Upcoming Movies Central Festival Phuket, Tel: +66 (0)76 209000 Jungceylon Shopping Destination Patong, Tel: +66
Upcoming Movies Central Festival Phuket, Tel: +66 (0)76 209000 Jungceylon Shopping Destination Patong, Tel: +66
Upcoming Movies Central Festival Phuket, Tel: +66 (0)76 209000 Jungceylon Shopping Destination Patong, Tel: +66
Upcoming Movies Central Festival Phuket, Tel: +66 (0)76 209000 Jungceylon Shopping Destination Patong, Tel: +66
Upcoming Movies
Upcoming Movies

Central Festival Phuket, Tel: +66 (0)76 209000

Jungceylon Shopping Destination Patong, Tel: +66 (0)76 600555

Shopping Destination Patong, Tel: +66 (0)76 600555 Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Up in the

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Tel: +66 (0)76 600555 Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Up in the Air (Action, Adventure,

Up in the Air

(Action, Adventure, Fantasy) Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, Sean Bean, Pierce Brosnan

(Drama) George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman, Tamala Jones, Chris Lowell

Poseidon's 12-year-old son, sets out on a quest in present-day America to rescue his mother, return Zeus's stolen lightning bolt and prevent a civil war from erupting among the gods. It's the 21st century, but the gods of Mount Olympus and assorted monsters have walked out of the pages of high school student Percy Jackson's Greek mythology texts and into his life.

Academy award winner George Clooney stars as Ryan Bingham, a businessman on the verge of reaching five million frequent flyer miles when his company decides to cut back on travel. But this goal isn't the only thing just out of reach. He now won't be able to see a fellow frequent traveller who has caught his eye.

to see a fellow frequent traveller who has caught his eye. Shutter Island The Wolfman (Drama)

Shutter Island

frequent traveller who has caught his eye. Shutter Island The Wolfman (Drama) Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruff

The Wolfman

(Drama) Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow

(Action, Horror, Thriller) Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving, Art Malik

The film is an atmospheric psychological thriller set in a 1950s asylum for the criminally insane. It's 1954, and US marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Shutter Island's Ashecliffe Hospital. He'd wanted an assignment on the island for reasons of his own, but events soon take a macabre turn.

The Wolfman brings the myth of a cursed man back to its iconic origins. Oscar winner Benicio Del Toro stars as Lawrence Talbot, a haunted nobleman lured back to his family estate after his brother vanishes. Reunited with his estranged father (Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins), Talbot sets out to find his brother and discovers a horrifying destiny for himself.

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Off Phuket Events

Phang Nga Bay Regatta

3 - 7 February @ Phang Nga Bay

A fun-filled four days of racing between the islands of beautiful Phang Nga Bay and Krabi. Perfect

for families and less serious racers. Held around Chinese New Year, there’s a party at a different beach venue each night. Contact: Vicki, Tel: +66 (0)85 069 0940. Email: vicki@loxinfo.co.th. Web:

www.bayregatta.com.

Chiang Mai Flower Festival

5 - 7 February @ Nong Buak Hat Park, Chiang Mai

Due to variations of the region’s climate and mountain landscapes, the Chiang Mai Flower Festival presents a diversity of blooms and flowers, such as carnations, chrysanthemum and tulips, which are displayed side-by-side with tropical flowers including exotic orchids. Contact: TAT Chiang Mai Office. Tel: +66 (0)53 248604, +66 (0)53 248607, +66 (0)53 241466. Chiang Mai Municipality Office. Tel: +66 (0)53 248604. Web: www.tatchiangmai.org.

Trang Underwater Wedding Ceremony

13 - 15 February @ Koh Kradan, Trang

This unique event is right at the top in the creative wedding category and has defied critics over the years to emerge as a firm favourite for those who want to make their Valentine's Day wedding extraordinary. Contact: TAT Trang Office, Tel: +66 (0)75 215867, +66 (0)75 211058, +66 (0)75 211085. Trang Tourism Coordination Centre, Tel: +66 (0)75 215867-8. Trang Chamber of Commerce, Tel: +66 (0)2 545 3322. Web: www.underwaterwedding.com.

Chinese New Year Festival

14 February @ China Town, Bangkok

Watch the beauty, treasure the Chinese cultural demonstrations and experience a wide range

of Chinese cuisine available at famous restaurants as well as fashion shows and Chinese movies.

Contact: Samphanthawong Administration District, Tel: +66 (0)2 234 3460, +66 (0)2 237 3345. TAT

Bangkok. Tel: +66 (0)2 250 5500 ext 2991-5.

Upcoming Events

 

MARCH 2010

 

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World Thai Martial Arts Festival and Waikru Muaythai Ceremony @ City of Ayutthaya Stadium, Ayutthaya

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Phuket’s Two Heroines Festival @ Two Heroines Monument, Phuket

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King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament @ Anantara Resort Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai

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Pattaya International Music Festival, Pattaya

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Mekong River International Multi-Sport ITU Asian Cup 2010 @ Mekong river, Nong Khai

APRIL 2010

 

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Ascent of the Mountain Annual Festival @ Prasat Phanom Rung, Nakhon Ratchasima

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Songkran Festival @ nation-wide celebration

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Top of the Gulf Regatta.com @ Jomtien Beach, Pattaya

 

April

Phuket Bike Week @ Patong Beach, Phuket

MAY 2010

 

5 - 9 May

Yasothon Bun Bangfai Rocket Festival @ Phaya Thaen Park, Yasothon

 

1 - 31 May

Rayong Funky Fruit Festival, Rayong City

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Hotspots in Phuket Patong Area Molly Malone's Beach Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 292771 Rockin Angels
Hotspots in Phuket
Patong Area
Molly Malone's
Beach Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 292771
Rockin Angels Jammin' Café
Yaowarat Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 210828
Chalong Pier Beer Garden
Chalong Pier Road next to Kan Eang
Hotels, Resorts and Guesthouses
Absolute Ceylon Pub
Jungceylon, Patong
Mai Thai Bar
Soi Eric, Tel: +66 (0)76 292844
Tea House
Yaowarat Rd,. Tel: +66 (0)76 258022
DaVinci V Lounge
Soi SaiYuen, Nai Harn, Tel: +66 (0)76 289574
Nok & Chicken Sports Bar
Patong Condotel, +66 (0)87 895 0620
Other
Absolute Seapearl Beach Resort
Beach Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 341901-10
Dos Fringos
Chalong, Tel: +66 (0)76 280289
Andaman Beach Suites
Tel: +66 (0)76 341879-83
Rio Music Bar and Grill
Tel: +66 (0)76 294191
Bangkok Phuket Hospital
Yaowarat Rd,. Tel: +66 (0)76 254425
Happy Days
Chalong, Tel: +66 (0)89 472 7304
Phuket South
Amanta House Boutique Hotel
Tel: +66 (0)76 290401
Khun Woody's Sandwich Shoppe
Aroonsom-Plaza, Tel: +66 (0)76 290468
Jimmy's Lighthouse
Chalong Pier, Tel: +66 (0)76 381709
Hotels, Resorts and Guesthouses
Aqua Guesthouse
Paradise Complex, +66 (0)76 346142
Scruffy Murphy's
Soi Bangla, Tel: +66 (0)76 292590
Alpina Phuket Nalina
Karon, Tel: +66 (0)76 370999
Kan Eang@pier
Chalong Pier, Tel: +66 (0)83 173 1187
Bel Aire Resort Phuket
Tel: +66 (0)76 296600
Starbucks
Beach Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 600169-70
Angus @ O'Tool's
Karon, Tel: +66 (0)76 398262
Khun Woody's Sandwich Shoppe
Fisherman Way Park, +66 (0)76 282403
Baan Yin Dee
Tel: +66 (0)76 294104-7
Subway
Beach Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 349009
Arfur @ O'Tool's
Kata, Tel: +66 (0)76 284405
Locanda Restaurant
Kata-Karon, Tel: +66 (0)76 330087
Burisari Resort
Soi Ruam Jai, Tel: +66 (0)76 292929
Thai Basecamp
Soi Paradise Inn, Tel: +66 (0)89 822 7921
Baan Kiki
Chalong, Tel: +66 (0)89 586 1098
Other
Phuket North
Connect Guesthouse
Paradise Complex, +66 (0)76 294195
Sunrise Diving
Rat-U-Thit Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 292050
Baan Karon Resort
Karon, Tel: +66 (0)76 286251-8
Hotels, Resorts and Guesthouse
Faulty Towers Inn
Soi Sunset, Tel: +66 (0)76 344061
Bel Air Panwa Resort
Ao Makham, Tel: +66 (0)76 396580
JW Marriott
West Coast, Tel: +66 (0)76 338000
Phuket City
Holiday Inn Phuket
Tel: +66 (0)76 340608-9
Hotels, Resorts and Guesthouses
Bougainvillea Hotel
Kata-Karon, Tel: +66 (0)76 330087
Kamala Bay Garden Resort
Kalim, Tel: +66 (0)76 325722
K-Hotel, Rat-U-Thit Rd.
Tel: +66 (0)76 340832-3
CC Blooms
Bay Hotel
Panwa Bay Village, Tel: +66 (0)76 391514
Kata, Tel: +66 (0)76 333222-3
Laguna Phuket
Cherngtalay, Tel: +66 (0)76 324416
Leelawadee Boutique Hotel
Siriraj Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 346301-4
Cape Panwa Hotel
Panwa Cape., Tel: +66 (0)76 391123
Centara Karon Resort
Karon, Tel: +66 (0)76 396200
The Residence Kalim Bay
Kalim, Tel: +66 (0)76 342211
Little Buddha Guesthouse
Nanai Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 296148
Deang Plaza Hotel
Montri Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 216428
Club Med
Kata, Tel: +66 (0)76 330455-9
Restaurants and Cafés
Patong Paragon Hotel
Prabaramee Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 290555
Katina Hotel
Sakdidej Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 223111
Evason Phuket & Six Senses Spa
Rawai, Tel: +66 (0)76 381010-7
Kamala Beer Garden
Kamala, Tel: +66 (0)81 797 8451
Royal Palm Resortel
Tel: +66 (0)76 292510
Metropole Hotel
Montri Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 215050
Mom Tri's Villa Royale
Kata Noi, Tel: +66 (0)76 333568
Khun Woody's Sandwich Shoppe
Laguna, Tel: +66 (0)76 324313
Royal Phawadee Village
Sawatdirak Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 345576
Phi Phi Island Beach Resort
Sathoon Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 215014
Mom Tri's Boathouse
Kata Beach, Tel: +66 (0)76 330015
Lambert Brothers
Boat Lagoon, Tel: +66 (0)76 273385
Summer Breeze Hotel
Soi Sansabai, Tel: +66 (0)76 340464
Restaurants and Cafés
Mom Tri's Kitchen
Kata Noi, Tel: +66 (0)76 333569
Lady Pie
Srisoontorn Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 271409
Safari Beach Hotel
Beach Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 341171
154 Bakery
Phang Nga Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 233333
Mom Tri's Oasis
Kata, Tel: +66 (0)76 330423
B2S
Les Anges Royal Phuket Marina
Tel: +66 (0)76 360803-5
The Bird Cage–Patong Guesthouse
Tel. +66 (0)76 293196-7
Central Festival, Tel: +66 (0)76 209073
Novotel-Panwa Beach Resort
Aoyon, Tel: +66 (0)76 393300-10
The Royal Paradise Hotel
Tel: +66 (0)76 340666
Black Canyon
Central Festival, Tel: +66 (0)76 249663
Liquid Lounge
Surin, Tel: +66 (0)81 537 2018
Pacific Club And Spa
Karon, Tel: +66 (0)76 398350-2
Chill Out
Ong Sim Phai Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 225797
Liquid Lounge Bar
Surin Beach Rd.
Valhalla V Plaza
Soi Sunset, Tel: +66 (0)76 292556
Phuket Sports & Tennis Club
Rawai, Tel: +66 (0)76 289714
Coffee Max
Ranong Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 258294
Serene Resort
Kata, Tel: +66 (0)76 330148-50
Mom Tri's Boathouse Regatta
Royal Phuket Marina, Tel: +66 (0)76 360855
Villa del Mar
Beach Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 345698
Eatzz
Dibuk Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 213727
Solution Lounge and Sports Bar
Kata, Tel: +66 (0)84 704 9302.
Skippers Royal Phuket Marina
Tel: +66 (0)76 360890
Yorkshire Inn
Soi Sansabai, Tel: +66 (0)76 340904
Juice Internet Café & Juice Bar
Phuket Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 223210
Restaurants and Cafés
SouthSea Karon Resort
Karon, Tel: +66 (0)76 370888
The Club
Kamala, Tel: +66 (0)76 279111
BYD Lofts restaurant
Rat-U-Thit Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 343024-7
Kopi De Phuket
Phuket Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 212225
The Aspasia Phuket
Kata, Tel: +66 (0)76 333032-3
Watermark Bar Restaurant
Boat Lagoon, Tel: +66 (0)76 239730
Coyote
Beach Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 344366
Michael's Bar
Takua Pa Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 256562
Other
The Little Mermaid
Karon, Tel: +66 (0)76 396580
Phuket International Airport
Irish Times
Jungceylon, Tel: +66 (0)76 366085
Siam Indigo
Phang Nga Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 256697
TOT Hotspot
Tel: +66 (0)2 575 9425
Restaurants and Cafés
Jean Pierre's Restaurant & Bar
Rat-U-Thit Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 343024
Starbucks
Central Festival, Tel: +66 (0)76 345716
Amazon Café
Chaofa Rd., West
La Boucherie Restaurant
Sawatdirak Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 344581
The Books
Phuket Rd., Tel: +66 (0)76 211115
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Chalong, Tel: +66 (0)76 381844
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PHANG NGA BAY REGATTA

SETTING SAIL

the Phang Nga Bay Regatta PHANG NGA BAY REGATTA SETTING SAIL From the third to the
the Phang Nga Bay Regatta PHANG NGA BAY REGATTA SETTING SAIL From the third to the
the Phang Nga Bay Regatta PHANG NGA BAY REGATTA SETTING SAIL From the third to the
the Phang Nga Bay Regatta PHANG NGA BAY REGATTA SETTING SAIL From the third to the
the Phang Nga Bay Regatta PHANG NGA BAY REGATTA SETTING SAIL From the third to the
the Phang Nga Bay Regatta PHANG NGA BAY REGATTA SETTING SAIL From the third to the

From the third to the seventh of February, the 13th Phang Nga Bay Regatta will be the scene for the region’s yachting community, as participants battle it out against the spectacular backdrop of Phang Nga Bay.

With four days of racing and five days of partying within the three provinces of Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi, the regatta surely is one of the most scenic events on the Asian racing calendar, and always lives up to its reputation as the FUN Regatta!

More than 60 yachts are expected to enter, with boats and crews joining from around the world. They’ll compete for honours in six classes: Racing, Cruising A, Cruising B, Bareboat Charter, Firefly 850 and Multihull.

This hugely popular event is unlike other regattas in that it follows a course with a different stop-over each night. The 2010 competition starts with

registration and the opening party at the Absolute Chandara Resort and Spa at Ao Po in the north of Phuket, sponsored by the Absolute Resort Group. The first race day (the 4th) heads out from Ao Po and races north to the top of Phang Nga Bay, past the famous ramparts of Koh Phanak, Koh Hong group of islands and James Bond Island ending the day at one of the area’s famed beachside restaurants, Laem Sak Seafood at Chong Lat. The second race day (the 5th) will see the fleet running south to one of the many secluded islands of the bay and another stunning party venue at Ko Yao Noi Paradise Resort. The race then heads over to Krabi on the 6th for another beach party at the famed Sheraton Krabi hotel. On the 7th, the final race day heads home to Phuket through the open waters of Phang Nga Bay with the closing party in Chalong.

The Regatta is organised by the PNBR 2010 Organising Committee under the auspices of the Ao Chalong Yacht Club, and the courses which the fleet

the Ao Chalong Yacht Club, and the courses which the fleet sail every day are set
the Ao Chalong Yacht Club, and the courses which the fleet sail every day are set
the Ao Chalong Yacht Club, and the courses which the fleet sail every day are set
the Ao Chalong Yacht Club, and the courses which the fleet sail every day are set

sail every day are set by local Phuket sailing personalities, Andy Dowden and Simon James. Thai government sponsorship is bestowed courtesy of the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Sports Association of Thailand.

The regatta committee welcomes back the grand lady of the sea, the majestic ‘Silolona’ as its main committee boat and she is joined by the imposing ‘Diva Andaman’, ‘El Aleph’ and ‘S/V Vega III’ with ‘M/V Moonbeam’ and Lee Marine’s ‘Merry Fisher’ in support. Other regular supporters that are welcomed back include QBE insurance, Electrical Marine, Quantum Sails, Oriental Events, Phuket International Hospital, Asia Marine, Ko Yao Paradise, International

Hospital, Asia Marine, Ko Yao Paradise, International Super Yacht Services, Haad Tip (Coca-Cola), Capital TV, 91.5
Hospital, Asia Marine, Ko Yao Paradise, International Super Yacht Services, Haad Tip (Coca-Cola), Capital TV, 91.5
Hospital, Asia Marine, Ko Yao Paradise, International Super Yacht Services, Haad Tip (Coca-Cola), Capital TV, 91.5
Hospital, Asia Marine, Ko Yao Paradise, International Super Yacht Services, Haad Tip (Coca-Cola), Capital TV, 91.5

Super Yacht Services, Haad Tip (Coca-Cola), Capital TV, 91.5 FM ‘Phuket Island Radio', SEA Yachting and the Phuket Gazette.

In a year that has been particularly hard on event sponsorship, the organising committee are also very grateful to new sponsors who have joined the regatta this year. These include Absolute Hotel & Resorts, Absolute Chandara, Sheraton Krabi, Jumeira Private Island, Emerald Villa Services, Nikita’s, PIMEX, Elite Yachting and Sea-ex.com and media partners MyPhuketInfo.com, Yachtstyle, The Nation and PGTV.

The Phang Nga Bay Regatta offers some challenging racing in breathtaking locations, and is the perfect opportunity for some great competition and FUN!

For more information contact Phang Nga Bay Regatta Tel: +66 (0)81 862 6428.

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Southeast Asia Pilot, 3rd Edition : Extract

Extracted from The Southeast Asia Pilot (3rd Edition) cruising/sailing guide by Bill O'Leary & Andy Dowden www.southeastasiapilot.com

North Phang Nga Bay

NORTH PHANG NGA BAY To Ranong Phang Nga Town KRABI Koh PROVINCE Ping Kan Andaman
NORTH PHANG NGA BAY
To Ranong
Phang Nga
Town
KRABI
Koh
PROVINCE
Ping Kan
Andaman Sea
Koh
Phang Nga Bay
Chonglat
Koh Hong
PHANG NGA PROVINCE
Koh Roi
Koh
Phanak
Koh
Yao Noi
PHUKET ISLAND
Koh
Yao
Yai
Koh Hong Group
Krabi
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Koh Hong Group Krabi 0 5 10 © 2009 - Grenville Fordham Most islands are uninhabited,

Most islands are uninhabited, offering secluded anchorages under soaring cliffs fringed with jungle, as well as fascinating dinghy expeditions to hidden beaches, caves and creeks not shown on charts or maps. Three rivers run into the head of the bay so the water is silty, though otherwise clean, forming a milky green backdrop to the striking scenery.

Since a large part of the area north of Koh Yao is shallow (less than 10 metres), it is possible to anchor virtually anywhere in north Phang Nga Bay. This chapter, then, focuses only on the more suitable overnight anchorages – those which provide shelterfrom thesquallsandstormswhichcanhitunexpectedly, particularly in the southwest monsoon season.

Some of the area covered by this section is National Park and rangers patrol around the islands. The entry fee is 200 Baht per boat and 200 Baht per day per person on board, which is collected on the spot.

NORTH PHANG NGA BAY

The sheer-sided sea mountains that rise vertically out of Phang Nga Bay form some of Thailand’s most spectacular scenery. Images of Phang Nga have travelled the world and shaped perceptions of southern Thailand, and the boating experiences to be had here.

As a result the cruising yachtsman may encounter many tour boats and sea canoes during the middle of the day, but tranquillity returns by late afternoon. While the bay itself is not so large, the number of islands, inlets and mangrove channels ensure that no matter how long a yachtsman spends here, new experiences will always be nearby.

We list only 21 of the many anchorages in this area. Much of the joy of sailing in Phang Nga, after all, lies in discovering the uncounted creeks, caves and coves for yourself.

BILL O’LEARY

Phang Nga Bay

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Southeast Asia Pilot, 3rd Edition : James Bond Island

KOH CHONG LAT & KOH KHLUI CHANNEL

Access to the channel

The deep entrance to the north of Koh Chong Lat is easily navigable, as is the middle entrance just north of Koh Khlui. The middle entrance should be approached on an easterly heading, turning southeast between the islands.

Inside the main channel between Koh Chong Lat and the mainland, immediately north of the middle passage, is a dangerous area of shallow water with drying rocks. This should be left well to port if heading north.

If entering the main channel from the south, it’s better to stay close to Koh Khlui which will afford a minimum depth of 3 metres.

When entering from the north it is better to pass through the narrow channel between Koh Ngam and Koh Chong Lat which is deep rather than passing north of Koh Ngam where there is a very large drying bank.

A
A

NORTHERN CHANNEL

25 miles from Yacht Haven

 
 
 
 

This is a quiet location with beautiful views of the sheer cliffs of Koh Chong Lat to the west. The anchorage is on a direct line between the two islets shown on the chart, in 8-10 metres, near a lovely mangrove-covered flat, which is awash at high tide.

This spot is good for all wind conditions, though mid tide currents of up to 3 knots mean that care should be taken if swimming from the boat.

Local lore has it that there are no longer any crocodiles in the area, although there are families of sea otters which can be spotted at dusk.

This has been used as an overnight anchorage for the Phang Nga Bay Regatta which is held every year during Chinese New Year and attracts over 50 yachts.

To the east on the mainland at Leam Sak village is an excellent seafood restaurant which can be accessed directly by dinghy at high tide or via a concrete jetty on the other side of the headland at the head of a mangrove creek.

Koh Kuda Yai (southern tip)

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KOH CHONG LAT KOH KHLUI CHANNEL

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Anchorage can be found in the passage in 4-5 metres, making for a good overnight stop in either season. To the north and south large and scenic bays with shallow waters are easily reached by dinghy. The bay to the south is an ideal anchorage for bilge keelers or vessels drawing less than 1 metre.

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KOH KLUI EAST

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Koh Khlui East is very sheltered, with good holding in the southwest monsoon season. The best anchorage is just south of the small inlet in about five metres. This is also the best place from which to explore the bay and rocky outcrops to the north by dinghy.

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ASIA SUPERYACHT RENDEZVOUS – FUN ON AND OFF THE WATER

THE BIG BOATS COME TO PLAY!

– FUN ON AND OFF THE WATER THE BIG BOATS COME TO PLAY! Although economic turmoil
– FUN ON AND OFF THE WATER THE BIG BOATS COME TO PLAY! Although economic turmoil

Although economic turmoil has ravaged the world’s economies, Phuket, in many ways, appears to be untouched by this. In a picture-perfect setting which most people can only dream about, luxurious sail and power yachts anchor in the waters off Phuket Island for a five-star, exclusive fun event, the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous.

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Held on the 17th and 18th of December every year, the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous welcomes superyachts of a minimum of 100 feet for two days of social and sailing activities. Although participation is by invitation only, the ninth running of the event saw the largest fleet ever with 11 superyachts present. Old friendships were renewed and new ones forged.

present. Old friendships were renewed and new ones forged. This prestigious event is hosted by hotel

This prestigious event is hosted by hotel sponsor The Chedi Phuket, a luxury hotel on Surin Beach. Feadship of Holland, the world's premier superyacht builder, is a principal sponsor along with co-sponsors Asia Pacific Superyachts and Jumierah Private Island. Co-organiser Charlie Dwyer, captain of the superyacht, Yanneke Too, says, “This annual celebration is the only major event of its kind in Asia. It also represents Phuket’s coming of age as a major yachting destination for the international community.”

For most of the participants and spectators, the highlight of the event is the 'Feadship Challenge', which is held during the opening party beside the Chedi pool. It’s presided over by Feadship and is represented by Francois

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Van Well, President of Feadship America. The challenge brings competing crews together as boat builders to construct small boats from kits. Creativity and originality are frequently evident in the designs; the biggest test then becomes seeing if they actually float. Model yachts compete in pairs, in two three-metre-long gutters. Using only his or her breath, the appointed 'blower' carefully sails the team's boat down the gutter to the end where he must consume some sumptuously fried bugs, turn the boat around and blow it to back to the finish line. Spectators cheer on their favourites from the sidelines. The winner of the heat moves on to the next round.

Two prizes are awarded. Last year M/Y Vie Sans Soueis won the hotly contested challenge. The second award for the best designed boat went to the team from Silolona, which was built in the likeness of their Indonesian phinisi, a traditional wooden sailboat.

On the Friday, the sailing yachts gathered for a race in Pansea Bay in front of the Chedi. The 2009 event saw five sailing yachts participating in the

Gordon Fernandes & ice carving
Gordon Fernandes & ice carving

Feature: Asia Superyacht Rendezvous

& ice carving Feature: Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Feadship Challenge Winner Gordon Fernandes, Francois Van
& ice carving Feature: Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Feadship Challenge Winner Gordon Fernandes, Francois Van
Feadship Challenge Winner
Feadship Challenge Winner
Gordon Fernandes, Francois Van Well, Charlie Dwyer
Gordon Fernandes, Francois Van Well, Charlie Dwyer

triangular course and the power yacht M/V Maverick providing committee services. It was a sight that proved to be truly spectacular, often only boat- lengths separating the superyachts. The 48-metre Thalia stood out amongst the fleet, coming from behind to cross the finish line first.

The late afternoon cocktail party was held aboard Silolona, where entertainment included the Indonesian crew dressed in traditional regalia, playing traditional instruments and singing. The celebration then moved shoreside to The Chedi for a formal gala for superyacht owners and a beachside BBQ for the crews and other participants.

Fantastic social and sailing events at an unparalleled location made the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2009 the most successful one yet. Simply, it’s the best attended superyacht event in Asia and it’s expected that the tenth year will be even more spectacular.

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Sponsors of the 2010 regatta: SUPPORTING AUTHORITIES MAJOR SPONSORS OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS MEDIA PARTNERS LOCAL SPONSORS

Sponsors of the 2010 regatta:

SUPPORTING AUTHORITIES

Sponsors of the 2010 regatta: SUPPORTING AUTHORITIES MAJOR SPONSORS OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS MEDIA PARTNERS LOCAL SPONSORS
Sponsors of the 2010 regatta: SUPPORTING AUTHORITIES MAJOR SPONSORS OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS MEDIA PARTNERS LOCAL SPONSORS
Sponsors of the 2010 regatta: SUPPORTING AUTHORITIES MAJOR SPONSORS OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS MEDIA PARTNERS LOCAL SPONSORS

MAJOR SPONSORS

of the 2010 regatta: SUPPORTING AUTHORITIES MAJOR SPONSORS OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS MEDIA PARTNERS LOCAL SPONSORS Social

OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS

SUPPORTING AUTHORITIES MAJOR SPONSORS OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS MEDIA PARTNERS LOCAL SPONSORS Social Phuket What WAS on in

MEDIA PARTNERS

LOCAL SPONSORS
LOCAL SPONSORS
SPONSORS OFFICIAL SUPPLIERS MEDIA PARTNERS LOCAL SPONSORS Social Phuket What WAS on in Phuket Purple Rain

Social Phuket

What WAS on in Phuket

Purple Rain Party at Cape Sienna The Kris Condo Grand Opening

Purple Rain Party at Cape Sienna

The Kris Condo Grand Opening

The Kris Condo Grand Opening

(From left) Suwit Auttayatamavitaya Group General Manager The Kris Thailand and Jetiya Krissana Managing Director

(From left) Suwit Auttayatamavitaya Group General Manager The Kris Thailand and Jetiya Krissana Managing Director The Kris Thailand.

Suwit Auttayatamavitaya Group General Manager The Kris Thailand and Jetiya Krissana Managing Director The Kris Thailand.
and Jetiya Krissana Managing Director The Kris Thailand. (From left) Aaron Doolittle from thisweekinphuket.com;

(From left) Aaron Doolittle from thisweekinphuket.com; Tipwarintron Tanaakarachad (Riz), Marketing Communications at Cape Sienna; Adam Dugan from thisweekinphuket.com; Jay Walker, Sales & Marketing at The Village, Coconut Island.

at Cape Sienna; Adam Dugan from thisweekinphuket.com; Jay Walker, Sales & Marketing at The Village, Coconut
(From left) Tummasorn Svattananon PR Director The Unity Patong; Chawanrat Svattananon; Patranit Savattananon, Managing

(From left) Tummasorn Svattananon PR Director The Unity Patong; Chawanrat Svattananon; Patranit Savattananon, Managing Director The Unity Patong; Anant Svattananon; Pensri Svattananon; Jetiya Krissana, Managing Director, The Kris Thailand.

Director The Unity Patong; Anant Svattananon; Pensri Svattananon; Jetiya Krissana, Managing Director, The Kris Thailand.
Opening Art Exhibition at D Gallery Jirapat Tatsanasomboon-Artist

Opening Art Exhibition at D Gallery

Jirapat Tatsanasomboon-Artist

Jirapat Tatsanasomboon-Artist

(2nd from left) Pornthip Raksapiksu, MD of D Gallery & guests
(2nd from left) Pornthip Raksapiksu, MD of D Gallery & guests

(2nd from left) Pornthip Raksapiksu, MD of D Gallery & guests Pornthip Raksapiksu, MD of D Gallery & guests

Santa at Chalong Pier Beer Garden

Santa at Chalong Pier Beer Garden

(3rd from left) Mrs. Claus and Santa with their helpers at Chalong Pier Beer Garden

(3rd from left) Mrs. Claus and Santa with their helpers at Chalong Pier Beer Garden
and Santa with their helpers at Chalong Pier Beer Garden IBAP Christmas & New Year Party

IBAP Christmas & New Year Party  (From left) Santa and Mrs. Claus are welcomed by Alan & Jam Collinge at

 
(From left) Santa and Mrs. Claus are welcomed by Alan & Jam Collinge at Chalong

(From left) Santa and Mrs. Claus are welcomed by Alan & Jam Collinge at Chalong Pier Beer Garden

(From left) Santa and Mrs. Claus are welcomed by Alan & Jam Collinge at Chalong Pier

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Cinema Central Festival Festival Warm-Up Gig Thursday, Feb 25 (10pm) at Tai Pan, Patong Beach.
Cinema Central Festival Festival Warm-Up Gig Thursday, Feb 25 (10pm) at Tai Pan, Patong Beach.
Cinema Central Festival Festival Warm-Up Gig Thursday, Feb 25 (10pm) at Tai Pan, Patong Beach.
Cinema Central Festival Festival Warm-Up Gig Thursday, Feb 25 (10pm) at Tai Pan, Patong Beach.
Cinema Central Festival Festival Warm-Up Gig Thursday, Feb 25 (10pm) at Tai Pan, Patong Beach.
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RUBBISH

Let’s talk rubbish: Or more specifically about how we dispose of those black bags full of the stuff that is left out for the refuse collections in the UK. Phuket take note as you are not the only ones with this problem.

take note as you are not the only ones with this problem. The UK, historically, is

The UK, historically, is amongst the countries within the European Union (EU) which rely most heavily upon landfill for disposal. 75% of municipal waste is sent to landfill, against an EU average of 45% (2003 statistics). More recent figures from 2007 indicate that the UK continues to be among the EU’s worst offenders with regards to the volume of waste land filled per capita, depositing 324 kg per capita, compared to the EU average of 181 kg. That’s about 25 million tonnes a year going into holes in the ground.

The EU Landfill Directive has set member nations limits for the amount of biodegradable municipal solid waste permitted to be landfilled by certain key dates (2010, 2013 and 2020).

The UK’s targets are translated into landfill limits for individual local authorities. Failure to achieve these targets gives rise to fines of up to £150 per tonne. Local authorities also face statutory targets for the recycling of household waste.

UK landfill capacity could become fully utilised by 2014, assuming a continuation of 2007 input levels.

December 2009

The New Earth Solutions Recycling Facilities Investment Sub-Fund % Performance Since Launch

Facilities Investment Sub-Fund % Performance Since Launch For Professional Intermediaries and Advisors only. Past
Facilities Investment Sub-Fund % Performance Since Launch For Professional Intermediaries and Advisors only. Past

For Professional Intermediaries and Advisors only. Past performance is not necessarily to guide to future returns and the value of investments can fall as well as rise. Full details of The Premier Investment Opportunities Fund Protected Cell Company plc, which is a Qualifying Type Experienced Investor Fund, and its sub-fund, the New Earth Solutions Recycling Facilities Investment Sub-Fund, are contained in the Scheme Particulars and Supplementary Memorandum. The Premier Group (Isle of Man) Limited is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission to provide collective investment schemes and corporate services.

The use of alternatives to landfill plays an important part in waste producers attempts to improve their environmental performance. A solution is for local and city council authorities to compost the waste. One company is at the forefront of this technology and it’s this company I want to concentrate on.

New Earth Solutions was established in 2002, out of waste management origins to pursue landfill diversion and composting operations. The company has successfully developed low-impact, fully-enclosed facilities that utilise mechanical biological treatment (MBT) and composting technology. New Earth Solutions has a saleable business model and employs a modular build approach for its technology. New site development costs are typically £10m to £12m for a plant with 50,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) of capacity. New Earth Solutions has three operational waste treatment facilities (Canford, Blaise and Sharpness) with a combined capacity of almost 170,000 tpa, and is growing organically by winning Local Authority waste treatment contracts, which underpin the development of new plants. A further three facilities (Cotesbach, Britannia Zinc and Willow) with a combined capacity of 300,000 tpa, supported by Local Authority waste contracts, are expected to open in 2010 and 2011. Planning permission at Longwood (in Lincolnshire) has been achieved in 2009 and this site is expected to open in 2011, subject to securing an underpinning waste contract.

The company has nearly 3,300,000 tonnes of secured and/or awarded local authority contracts valid for the next 20 years. This translates into circa £200m of revenue at current prices.

All this makes interesting reading, but how can we invest in this unique opportunity?

The Premier Fund Group based in the Isle of Man has opened a fund investing exclusively in New Earth Solutions, and other ‘new earth’ energy companies. Over the past 18 months the fund has returned 16.9%, giving it an average annual figure of over 12%. The New Earth Solutions Fund was launched in July 2008 and has never posted a losing month which includes the months when global stock markets were crashing as a result of the credit crunch. It can be accessed direct or through a portfolio bond which I wrote about in an earlier article. There’s an old Yorkshire saying, “Where there’s muck there’s brass,” and this fund has certainly proved that.

To find out if this fund is a suitable investment for you, either directly or as part of your existing portfolio, call me…

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Recipe

Tuna Risotto

For the risotto base

• 2 tbsp olive oil

• 50 gm onion, chopped

1 garlic clove, chopped

To complete the risotto

• 1 tbsp olive oil

• 100 gm grated Parmesan

• 1 tsp chopped fresh chervil

• salt to taste

• 175 gm risotto rice

• 1 litre pints boiling water

• salt and freshly ground black pepper

• white truffle oil, for drizzling

Heat the olive oil in a pan. Place the onions, garlic and a pinch of salt into the pan and cook until the onions are soft and transparent. When the onions are cooked, add the risotto and stir until the rice is very hot and the grains are starting to turn translucent. Begin to add the water little by little, stirring continuously. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes then remove the pan from the heat and leave to stand.

To complete the risotto stir in the Parmesan and chervil and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

To serve, place the risotto into the middle of four serving dishes and drizzle over a little white truffle oil.

Balsamic reduction

• 400 ml Balsamic vinega

• Boil and reduce by half or until like a syrup.

Pesto

• 200 gm fresh rocket leaves

1 clove garlic

• 10 tbsp Italian extra virgin olive oill

• 1 tbsp salted capers

• 2 tbsp white wine vinegar

• 100 gm freshly shaved Parmesan

• salt

• freshly ground black pepper

Using a sharp knife, finely chop the rocket leaves, garlic, capers and place in a large bowl. Add the olive oil, the vinegar and season with salt and pepper.

Roasted red pepper

• 4 red peppers

Roast or chargrill the peppers for 10 to 15 minutes in the oven and then leave to cool in a plastic bag. Peel and de-seed. Cut into quarters.

Sauté spinach

• 1 tbsp chopped onion

• Pinch of chopped garlic

• Fresh picked spinach

• Fresh grated nutmeg

garlic • Fresh picked spinach • Fresh grated nutmeg Cook the onion and garlic in olive

Cook the onion and garlic in olive oil for one minute. Add the spinach, season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Grilled tuna steak

• 4 fresh tuna steaks

Season the tuna then grill for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.

To plate

Place the risotto in a ring in the centre of the plate. Place three roasted

peppers around the outside of the risotto, and put the sauté spinach on top

with the tuna steak. Garnish with the balsamic reduction and pesto.

Chef Darren Wiper
Chef Darren Wiper

About Chef Darren Wiper

In October 2008, Darren Wiper was appointed as the Executive Chef for the latest beachfront dining venture of Mom Luang Tri Devakul, better known as Mom Tri. Already the restaurant has established itself as a favourite among locals and tourists alike. He brings a new kind of cuisine to Phuket not to be found elsewhere – dishes are tantalizing, original and creative.

Chef Darren, originally from the UK, worked at fine dining restaurants in Bermuda and the French Côte d’Azur. In Bermuda he was Executive Chef at the five-star Fresco’s restaurant and wine bar, which specializes in culinary feasts of eight to ten courses of Mediterranean cuisine. Prior to this he was Chef at the Relais des Coches restaurant in Tourrettes Sur Loup, France.

His innovative tapas and Mediterranean dishes are served in the two open-air restaurants at Mom Tri's Oasis, Oasis Spring and Oasis on the Sea.

Mom Tri's Oasis

In Kata on the way to Kata Noi, just past Mom Tri’s Boathouse on the very south end of Kata Beach

Tel: +66 (0)76 330423

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Phuket Baan Rim Pa Patong Seafood Thai International 'Location, location, location' as the saying goes.

'Location, location, location' as the saying goes. It doesn’t matter how good you are, if you’re not in the right location, forget it.

Baan Rim Pa has become one of Thailand’s best-known restaurants, with a reputation stretching much further. It is perched on a cliff, with teak floors and the constant swish of the surf ‘downstairs’. There are some restaurants that just encapsulate the word ‘romantic’ and here, with Tommy Doyle playing classics on his grand piano, the sea breeze and the delicate aromas of world-class cooking in the air, this House by the Sea is one of the most romantic places to eat in Phuket.

Situated on a rocky outcrop, overlooking the Andaman Sea, Baan Rim Pa prides itself in superb, authentic Royal Thai Cuisine, an ambience second to none and the most spectacular views on the island. Baan Rim Pa is the winner of the prestigious Wine Spectator Award of Excellence seven years in succession.

Open Thu-Tue 12:00-24:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 340789, +66 (0)76 341768

On the coast road just north of Patong www.baanrimpa.com

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On the coast road just north of Patong www.baanrimpa.com Take a journey into the home of

Take a journey into the home of real Thai food! Patong Seafood Restaurant was the first seafood restaurant to open in the then village-like Patong. It has changed very little from those days except for a major refurbishment after the 2004 tsunami in which major damage was sustained.

The restaurant was rebuilt as it was in original Thai style with open dining area and a high circular design ceiling. Only the freshest seafood is brought straight from the boat and market to give you the finest selections, which are on display – chilled and ready to eat. The kitchens at Patong Seafood Restaurant are a place to behold, where their chefs with simply so many years of experience, prepare your seafood and other Thai delicacies to perfection.

The first thing that you will notice are the friendly staff. The smiles, the attentiveness and the helpfulness in making your choice are something you will appreciate and you will then know why many visitors and locals come back time and time again to enjoy this real taste of Thailand.

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Around Phuket Mom Tri's Kitchen I n t e r n a t i o

Around Phuket

Mom Tri's Kitchen

International

Sala Bua

International

I n t e r n a t i o n a l Sala Bua International

Enjoy fine dining in an award winning restaurant set just above the rocks and overlooking Kata Noi Beach. Panoramic sea views combined with the sound of the waves below create a peaceful, sensually indulgent and romantic setting.

European favourites and Thai dishes are served either on the open-air terrace, covered patio or Thai sala. An exuberant menu offers delicious creations from talented Executive Chef Sura. Popular dishes include hot crab soufflé, and light and savoy appetiser, tuna carpaccio, Phuket lobster and Angus beef tenderloin. Mom Tri's Villa Royale is the winner of the Wine Spectators Award of Excellence for three years in a row and has over 350 labels including an extensive organic wine list and 16 wines by the glass.

Also enjoy watching the sunset during happy hour from 5:30 to 6:30 and receive 50% discount cocktails and beer. Situated on the only road into to Kata Noi, the entrance can easily be found on the hill between Kata Beach and Kata Noi Beach.

be found on the hill between Kata Beach and Kata Noi Beach. There are only a

There are only a certain few select restaurants that can offer an evening of enjoyment with unsurpassed sophistication. A superb cuisine prepared by an award-winning chef, along with warm hospitality in a luxurious but relaxing

ambiance, set the stage for an ideal and memorable evening out. With a seating of

al fresco and outdoor dining by the sea, and the soft sounds of the musicians, the

setting for the discerning diner or those seeking a romantic interlude, is complete.

A unique evening at Sala Bua can include an array of culinary delights prepared

by Executive Chef Ronnie Macuja who steered Sala Bua into winning a coveted ‘Best Restaurant’ award granted by Thailand Tatler from 2002 to 2007. His superb entrées include the Open Lasagna of Rock Lobster with white truffle mash potato and new season garlic cream and Hoisin Roasted Duck Breast with maple-glazed pears, charred asparagus and cherry-grappa sauce.

Sala Bua offers the ultimate in elegant dining providing cuisine that is innovative and unparalleled. With a warm ambience and service, this place to dine provides an extraordinary and unforgettable evening out.

Open daily 06:30-24:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 333569

On Kata Noi Beach www.momtriphuket.com

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Impiana Phuket Cabana & Resort. Entrance from Beach Rd, Patong. www.sala-bua.com

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Mom Tri's Oasis Mediterranean Kan Eang@pier Seafood/Thai Beachfront dining becomes a whole new experience at this

Beachfront dining becomes a whole new experience at this tropical, sophisticated and yet relaxed setting which enjoys gorgeous panoramic sunset views from the restaurants and live music in the tapas bar.

Mom Tri’s Oasis introduces a new kind of Mediterranean cuisine to Phuket with tantalizing dishes served in the open air restaurant. Choose lighter fare from the Oasis Spring Tapas Bar or casual beachfront dining at the Oasis On the Sea Restaurant. Tapas include glazed scallops with spinach, feta cheese and sun-dried tomato samosas, and goat cheese and tomato meatballs. For those seeking something light and healthy there is a good selection of generous salads.

Oasis On The Sea offers some original dishes such as sea bass baked in a banana leaf and classics including braised lamb shank with sun dried tomato and grain mustard mash. There is also a good selection of vegetarian items.

Free wireless internet also makes Oasis a great place to come, relax on the sofa and enjoy some authentic Lavazza coffee.

relax on the sofa and enjoy some authentic Lavazza coff ee. Kan Eang, meaning feel at

Kan Eang, meaning feel at ease, invites you to unwind with the soothing sounds of the waves, enjoy a stunning view of Chalong Bay and savor freshly caught seafood, local Thai delights and selected Japanese dishes.

Kan Eang@pier is more than a restaurant, it is a destination. Originally called Kan Eang 1, the name was changed after renovations. Kan Eang 1 with more than 30 years of preparing great seafood dishes had long been a favorite among both locals and visitors from around the world Kan Eang@pier is no different and continues the tradition of satisfying any palate with their selected fresh seafood and local specialties.

Kan Eang@pier has the flexibility to cater for everything from intimate dinners to special events and large banquets.

This restaurant with its friendly and attentive staff and seaside tables and chairs in an idyllic setting offers a relaxing and pleasant dining experience day or night. Enjoy a panoramic view of the yacht harbor and close islands.

Open daily 10:30-23:30 | Tel: +66 (0)76 330423

Kata Beach, adjacent to the Boathouse www.momtriphuket.com, info@momtriphuket.com

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The pier of Chalong Bay www.kaneang-pier.com, kaneang-pier@hotmail.com

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Around Phuket The Kamala Restaurant La Boucherie French/Steaks & Grills T h a i /

Around Phuket The Kamala Restaurant

La Boucherie

French/Steaks & Grills

Thai/International

Grills T h a i / I n t e r n a t i o

Take a break and enjoy the sea breeze on a hot day in an outdoor or indoor setting with strolling musicians serenading you as you enjoy a wonderful meal. The Kamala Restaurant at the The Print Kamala Resort offers a relaxed and casual dining experience in a stylish setting close to the beach.

The resort has a reputation as the perfect hideaway for honeymooners and holidaymakers. What better way to celebrate than by starting with an exotic cocktail created by the bar staff? PS I Love You, a blend of dark rum and amaretto, is an enticing drink that helps set the ambience for a great stay.

Choose from the menu of International and Thai food a mix of dishes as the colours and taste combinations are sure to please. The Shrimp on Garlic Toast and Calamari make for well-known Western favourites and the Spare Ribs with a spicy Thai sauce provide a piquant twist. Not to miss are the Kao Pad Talay Sapalot, seafood fried rice served in a pineapple, the Spicy Seafood Salad and Gung Sarong, vermicelli noodles wrapped around deep fried prawns.

Try a taste of the exotic in an intimate and warm atmosphere.

a taste of the exotic in an intimate and warm atmosphere. La Boucherie is a French

La Boucherie is a French steakhouse located in the Royal Phawadee Village – a sumptuous and quiet boutique resort in Patong. An intimate and relaxed ambience offers a welcome escape from the nearby busy and bustling area. Unwind with a glass of wine at an outdoor table or in airconditioned comfort and enjoy great steaks and French specialities.

Appetizers of Beef Carpaccio and Basil and Warm Goat Cheese Salad are delightful delicacies of a perfect combination of meat and cheese with complimentary textures and delicately spiced tastes. The Steak Tartare served with fried potatoes with garlic and butter and vegetables and the Entrecôte with a Bearnaise sauce and a baked potato and vegetables are sure to please.

A varied menu of wonderful food that includes perfectly cooked steaks and dishes from France is a good reason to stop at La Boucherie. Top it off with a cosy and relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff, and you have a restaurant that provides a very pleasant and satisfying experience.

Open daily 06:30-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0) 76 385396-8 ext 700 Open daily 12:00-24:00 |
Open daily 06:30-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0) 76 385396-8 ext 700
Open daily 12:00-24:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 344581, +66 (0)81 607 0191
7 km from Patong Beach on Beach Road To Kamala Hill. In front of the Kamala Park.
www.printkamalaresort.net/restaurant1.php
Royal Phawadee Village, 3 Sawatdirak Rd., Patong. Free Pickup (Conditions Apply)
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Wine Connection

International

a g e International/Fusion Wine Connection International An extraordinary outdoor venue that serves a unique yet

An extraordinary outdoor venue that serves a unique yet familiar food has an unmatched ability to offer a refreshing and relaxing dining experience. Crepes Village specialises in the traditional thin French pancake, the crepe. From the well-known Crepe Suzette, there are crepes with delicious International and Asian fillings. Couches and cushioned chairs under a pavilion-type structure with Thai wooden gazebos provide the village-like setting.

Fancy Thai, Mexican, pizza, ham and cheese, tuna salad or a Popeye classic of cream spinach and cheese? Try your favourite filling already wrapped in a crepe or for the adventurous in the wrapping department, enjoy a combo set. The Thai Combo for four people, which includes curry dishes, provides a taste of a truly Thai crepe while the Western Combo presents an eclectic sampling of spinach, ratatouille, Mexican and bolognese.

Enjoy some wine, cider and cocktails specially made at the restaurant with a meal and while the kids play in the playground or take away a selection of superb crepes or have some delivered to your home or hotel. Bon Appetit!

Open daily 08:00-24:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 325154

Cherngtalay before Laguna gateway, also at Soi Sai Yuan Nai Harn www.crepesvillage.com

| Tel: +66 (0)76 325154 Cherngtalay before Laguna gateway, also at Soi Sai Yuan Nai Harn
also at Soi Sai Yuan Nai Harn www.crepesvillage.com It’s not very often that you find everything

It’s not very often that you find everything that you need in one place, but

a visit to Wine Connection in Sino Avenue at Jungceylon makes a welcome

change. Where else can you find a bistro, wineshop, food shop, deli and bakery all under one roof?

For starters, there is a tasty selection of cold cuts and cheeses served with

a variety of fresh bread straight from the in-house bakery. As a main, Rabbit with Wild Mushrooms with accompanying gratin potatoes and spinach is a perfect combination of flavours. This is just one of Chef Laurent’s monthly specials, which keep people coming back time and time again. A Crème Caramel slips down easily and makes the meal complete.

A smooth fruity Chilean Cabernet Merlot is a wonderful wine to accompany

the meal and is one of literally hundreds of wines that can be selected by the

bottle from the wine store or by the glass from the menu.

With a French Chef, a fabulous menu, monthly specials and great wines, that is the perfect recipe for a great meal out.

Open daily 10:00-24:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 366091, +66 (0)76 282411 ext 2

Patong: Jungceylon in Sino Avenue; Chalong: Fisherman Way Business Center www.wineconnection.co.th

+66 (0)76 282411 ext 2 Patong: Jungceylon in Sino Avenue; Chalong: Fisherman Way Business Center www.wineconnection.co.th
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Around Phuket Casuarina Beach Restaurant & Bar Thai Salvatore’s I t a l i a

Around Phuket Casuarina Beach Restaurant & Bar

Thai

Salvatore’s

Italian

Restaurant & Bar Thai Salvatore’s I t a l i a n If you love palm

If you love palm trees, a setting sun, waves lapping up to the shore and the whisper of the sea breeze through Casuarina trees then you'll be delighted with Dusit Thani's very own Casuarina Beach Restaurant.

This casual dining establishment offers interior dining in spacious and elegant surroundings and the perfect beach side setting. Listen to the waves and settle into the pace of the beach.

As a local favourite, Casuarinas Beach has acquired a reputation for excellent steaks, fresh seafood, great service and a comprehensive wine list. Enjoy the best US and Australian prime cuts, cooked just the way you like. Indulge in the freshest seafood prepared Thai style, great salads or simply enjoy a drink while watching the beautiful sunset over the Andaman Sea.

Fantastic cocktails make every sunset a life time experience. Enjoy pre- dinner drinks or a night cap at Casuarinas Bar in perfect surroundings.

Casuarina Beach is also very popular for beach side weddings, private Dinners and Birthday parties.

Open daily until 23:30 | Tel: +66 (0)76 362999 ext 7303

Within Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, Cherngtalay www.dusit.com/dtlp, dtlpfb@dusit.com

23:30 | Tel: +66 (0)76 362999 ext 7303 Within Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, Cherngtalay www.dusit.com/dtlp, dtlpfb@dusit.com
23:30 | Tel: +66 (0)76 362999 ext 7303 Within Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, Cherngtalay www.dusit.com/dtlp, dtlpfb@dusit.com
Phuket, Cherngtalay www.dusit.com/dtlp, dtlpfb@dusit.com Looking for a break from the tourist spots on Phuket’s

Looking for a break from the tourist spots on Phuket’s west coast – and the best pizza on the island? Follow the locals to Salvatore’s, a rustic 'trattoria' in Phuket Town. Salvatore offers traditional Italian cuisine using only the finest fresh ingredients, such as linguini alla bottarga, sea bass in salt crust, gnocchi with fresh sausage and pizza baked in a wood-burning oven.

Other specialties are created with local shellfish, like mouth-watering lobster ravioli and fettucini with crab. Start with the bruschetta, with delicately skinned tomatoes and fresh herbs and beef carpaccio with olive oil.

The food is prepared under the careful eye of the Sardinian executive chef and owner, Salvatore Cossu, a fixture on Phuket’s restaurant scene for his cooking skills. He personally shops for the vegetables and fish in local markets. The bread is baked daily; the pastas and sausages are home-made.

Ask him about daily food specials as well as wine suggestions. Salvatore offers about 60 labels, including Sardinian wines.

The service is warm and the ambience is friendly. But the real star is the food.

Open 12-14:00, 18-23:00 Closed Mondays | Tel: +66 (0)76 225958

Near the circle and fresh market in Phuket Town. www.wheretoeat-phuket.com

18-23:00 Closed Mondays | Tel: +66 (0)76 225958 Near the circle and fresh market in Phuket
18-23:00 Closed Mondays | Tel: +66 (0)76 225958 Near the circle and fresh market in Phuket
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Plum Fine Dining / Vanilla Sky Eurasian/Tapas Bar The new chic modern resort Cape Sienna Hotel

The new chic modern resort Cape Sienna Hotel & Villas brings the sophisticated style of city living to the tropical beauty of Phuket Island. Cape Sienna awaits you in our two unique dining venues, both with outstanding service, fine cuisine and views to match. It’s chic! It’s modern! It’s hip! It’s laidback! It’s Cape Sienna Hotel & Villas.

At Plum Fine Dining, Executive Chef Indrajit Saha offers an exotic experience with tantalizing Oriental dishes and more familiar dishes with a hint of tropical spices. Slip into our sleek décor and treat your palette with fusion cuisine for an unforgettable experience.

Vanilla Sky Bar & Lounge – the pinnacle of the resort serves distinctive cocktails and interesting Tapas together with a breathtaking view of Kamala Bay. Stepping out on the terrace and slipping into one of the chairs will give you a sensation of having reached a small piece of heaven on earth.

Come for the Cape Sienna experience and be surprised by the amazing location, delicious food, great drinks, good music and stunning view…

Plum Fine Dining18-23 Closed Mon&WedVanilla Sky 17–00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 337300

Cape Sienna Hotel & Villas, Kamala Cliff at the beginning of Millionaire's Mile! www.capesienna.com, food@capesienna.com

Da Vinci

Italian

www.capesienna.com, food@capesienna.com Da Vinci Italian Conceptualisations and ingenuity in the form of Italian

Conceptualisations and ingenuity in the form of Italian cuisine come to Nai Harn! Relish an authentic style of cooking of a diverse array of favourites and new combinations served in a cozy ambiance or savour pizzas in a separate casual seating area by a wood-fired oven.

Welcoming tastes and sights abound at Da Vinci with tantalizing temptations served from the kitchen with fresh ingredients as signature items in every dish. The Lasagne Al Forno, home made lasagne layers of pasta made with beef and tomato sauce and the Spaghetti Neri Pomodorini Calamari E/ Gamberi, black spaghetti with tomato, squid and prawn offer unique tastes and texture combinations with the richness of their flavours reflected in the quality of the ingredients.

The Scaloppine Al Vino Bianco Con Patate are two appetizing escalopes with white wine served with potatoes were perfectly cooked fillets of pork.

For superlative Italian cuisine with the freshest of ingredients, be sure to try Da Vinci and discover a renaissance of food.

Open daily 17:30-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 289574

Centre of Nai Harn on the road to Rawai www.davinciphuket.com

Open daily 17:30-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 289574 Centre of Nai Harn on the road to
Open daily 17:30-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 289574 Centre of Nai Harn on the road to
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Around Phuket Jean Pierre Bar & Restaurant Mom Tri's Boathouse Regatta On The Beach Azur
Around Phuket
Jean Pierre Bar & Restaurant
Mom Tri's Boathouse Regatta
On The Beach
Azur
International
International
International
Mediterranean
International International International Mediterranean Superb food and warm hospitality that are creatively

Superb food and warm hospitality that are creatively prepared and generously offered and served in a hip and chic setting are the

ingredients that set the stage for a wonderful evening out. This fusion of exquisite and inviting elements provide for a memorable occasion, and

is a place that tempts patrons to return again and again.

The Large Grilled Prawn with two truffle-based sauces is one delicacy to be savoured. The mushroom condiments were a surprising complement

to the prawn with a hint of mint in one offering a unique touch. The

Tuna Fillet with spinach ravioli in a Parmesan walnut sauce not only paired different textures and taste combinations but was also a pleasing dish to the eye and the Rack of Lamb and Rib Eye Steak on a bed of mushrooms are ideal partners.

A stylish and upscale setting with exquisite food and a warm ambience,

make Jean Pierre Bar & Restaurant a place to go to get a taste of that something special.

Open daily 10:30-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 343024

In front of Andaman Beach Suites in Patong www.wheretoeat-phuket.com

Open daily 10:30-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 343024 In front of Andaman Beach Suites in Patong
Open daily 10:30-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 343024 In front of Andaman Beach Suites in Patong
of Andaman Beach Suites in Patong www.wheretoeat-phuket.com Treat yourself to a fine dining occasion that calls

Treat yourself to a fine dining occasion that calls for remarkable and fresh ingredients such as ambiance, setting, service and food! Top up these elements with a marina-side venue on the boardwalk of Royal Phuket Marina with a view of luxury yachts and the extraordinary cuisine famous to Mom Tri’s Boathouse Wine & Grill in Kata, but at a much lower price, and there are the makings for an exceptional evening.

Mom Tri’s Boathouse Regatta boasts an elegant, modern décor that is representative of yacht racing and regattas with signal flags, portholes and other items symbolic of yachting on the white walls.

Boathouse favourites and new dishes from Maître-Cuisinier de France Chef Jean-Noël Lumineau and Chef Tummanoon of Mom Tri's Boathouse Wine & Grill are on the menu. The cuisine at the Boathouse Regatta is a fusion of seafood and French Mediterranean cuisine with over 200 wines to match.

Set sail for a regatta – enjoy the food, wine and the views on the boardwalk!

Open daily 11:00-23:00, Closed Tuesdays | Tel: +66 (0)76 360855

Royal Phuket Marina, Thepkrassattri Road, Koh Kaew www.momtriphuket.com

Closed Tuesdays | Tel: +66 (0)76 360855 Royal Phuket Marina, Thepkrassattri Road, Koh Kaew www.momtriphuket.com
Closed Tuesdays | Tel: +66 (0)76 360855 Royal Phuket Marina, Thepkrassattri Road, Koh Kaew www.momtriphuket.com
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Located in an absolute beachfront setting with stunning views over the Andaman Sea, you'll find On The Beach. You cannot select a better location to enjoy the inventive international cuisine created by Chef Sanit and his team of chefs whilst watching the lights of the fishing boats out at sea.

Superb food with welcoming and attentive yet unobtrusive service is the perfect recipe for an unforgettable evening. The restaurant is part of the Karon Beach Resort & Spa, a delightful 4-star property located right on one of Phuket’s most beautiful beaches.

Treat yourself and your loved one to a romantic and sensual evening with a wonderful candlelit dinner and enjoy the food while listening to the sound of the waves. The staff at On the Beach take great pleasure in making your dining experience something that you will savour and remember.

Open daily 10:30-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 330006-7

Located at the southern end of Karon Beach, next to Dino Park Mini G olf. www.katagroup.com/karonbeach

+66 (0)76 330006-7 Located at the southern end of Karon Beach, next to Dino Park Mini
+66 (0)76 330006-7 Located at the southern end of Karon Beach, next to Dino Park Mini
next to Dino Park Mini G olf. www.katagroup.com/karonbeach A healthy and fine cuisine, which is the

A healthy and fine cuisine, which is the product of the fusion of several cultures in the Mediterranean region, a spectacular indoor and outdoor dining area situated in a grand resort against the backdrop of the inviting waters of the Andaman Sea indicate the makings for an extraordinary dining occasion.

Azur at the Radisson Plaza Resort Phuket Panwa Beach hosts an exquisite evening of superlative Mediterranean cuisine. Tapas and Mezze dishes include Tabouleh, a mouth-watering salad of burghul wheat, chopped scallions, tomatoes and parsley; Dolma, vine leaves filled with rice, vegetables and spices; Hummous, blended garbanzo beans, with tahini, lemon juice, topped with virgin olive oil. Greek style Grilled Lamb Skewers with ’Boureki Haniotiko’, an enticing combination of gratinated baked vegetables with feta cheese, are a succulent main course.

Unsurpassed culinary delights, ambience and location in conjunction with superb service await the discerning diner. Indulge yourself in an adventure!

Open Thu-Sat 16:00-22:30 | Tel: +66 (0)76 602500

Radisson Plaza Resort Phuket Panwa Beach www.radisson.com/phuketth_plaza

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Around Phuket The Siam Supper Club Limburi Bistro International International The Siam Supper Club is

Around Phuket The Siam Supper Club

Limburi Bistro

International

International

Siam Supper Club Limburi Bistro International International The Siam Supper Club is definitely an icon!! It

The Siam Supper Club is definitely an icon!! It screams the word. There are few places in the world that provoke such a sense of time and place.

The venue is a long bar and grill that has become synonymous with the

cool of a bygone age still leaving it's sophisticated imprint. It's cool

same way scotch on the rocks is cool. Beautiful

few empty spaces. One of the most interesting collections of sepia black and whites remain true to this same time and place.

When one is at The Siam Supper Club, one has to give up the mantle of tourist or visitor and for a brief time assume the rank of resident or Phuketian. For when you're at The Siam Supper Club you are well and truly placed in a subtley lit and timbered comfort zone where a cocktail is still a cocktail damn it, the wines are big and the fabulous food reminds you of how things used to be. Ah! The tropics!

Big wines. Fabulous food. Great music.

in the

no glorious jazz filling the

Open daily 18:00-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 270936

Outside the gates of Laguna at Tinlay Place www.siamsupperclub.com

Open daily 18:00-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 270936 Outside the gates of Laguna at Tinlay Place
Open daily 18:00-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 270936 Outside the gates of Laguna at Tinlay Place
the gates of Laguna at Tinlay Place www.siamsupperclub.com A new and innovative concept of dining has

A new and innovative concept of dining has just arrived in Patong! An open aired environment that is simply yet tastefully decorated and is situated just above street level in the bustling centre provides the setting for a leisurely dining occasion. Limburi Bistro offers a medley of original dishes that are a delight to the senses and marry Thai, Asian and Western favourites.

Good things come in good packages! The Creamy Tom Yum Kung, a blend of the traditional Thai prawn soup with a Western creamy soup base is served in a coconut. Another signature dish is the Pineapple with Fried Penne, a variant of Pineapple Fried Rice. A Japanese favourite, the Tempura Wasabi Shrimp is served with a wasabi mayonnaise dressing. Reminiscent of Japanese sushi with a Nori seaweed wrap, the Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango Roll is a pleasing deep fried dessert.

With a central location in Patong minutes from Jungceylon, Limburi Bistro offers a superb and creative menu with dishes that are reasonably priced.

Open daily 07:00-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 344059-60

Open daily 07:00-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 344059-60 First floor of Limburi Hometel, Rat-U-Thit Song Roi
First floor of Limburi Hometel, Rat-U-Thit Song Roi Pee Rd opposite Christin Massage. www.limburi.com

First floor of Limburi Hometel, Rat-U-Thit Song Roi Pee Rd opposite Christin Massage. www.limburi.com

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Into the Beach

International

Climax @ Bangla

International

B e a c h International Climax @ Bangla International Into the Beach's contemporary open kitchen,

Into the Beach's contemporary open kitchen, sail-like roof and sand floor with its seaside location, embrace the philosophy of providing modern luxuries and facilities, while taking exceptional care of the environment.

The menu follows Six Senses’ Slow Life concept to promote the natural healthy way of life for body and soul. Slow Life philosophy is based on the balance of acronyms: sustainable, local, organic, wholesome, learning, inspiring, fun, experiences. It promotes a natural healthy way of life for body and soul and is focused on 'wholesome', which is an expression of harmony between all other elements. Slow Life inspires us to live our life to its full potential.

Slow Life is a lifestyle way of eating that can make you feel better about yourself. Food concepts include spa cuisine, organic, low carbohydrates, high protein diet, vegetarian, and raw food.

Enjoy a new style, right on the beach and Into the Beach.

Open daily 11:30-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 381010 ext 6

In Rawai, almost immediately opposite the Shell Museum www.sixsenses.com

daily 11:30-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 381010 ext 6 In Rawai, almost immediately opposite the Shell
daily 11:30-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 381010 ext 6 In Rawai, almost immediately opposite the Shell
immediately opposite the Shell Museum www.sixsenses.com Climax Pool Dining & Music Lounge is located on the

Climax Pool Dining & Music Lounge is located on the roof top of Patong’s newest design resort, Absolute Bangla Suites, and offers an extensive variety of dining options and drinks, all while enjoying a bird’s eye view of Patong.

"We offer a new dining experience where you can enjoy the best Western dishes and seafood specialties complemented with our large wine selection and Climax signature drinks. All this while enjoying the sophisticated atmosphere and unique view of Patong from our rooftop,’’ says Stephen Bouwman, Operations Manager.

With many years experience in designing menus and organizing and catering functions in Phuket, Stephan has created a number of unique signature dishes as well as a fresh seafood menu plus imported beef and fresh sushi and sashimi and special homemade ice cream and desserts.

With a seating capacity of 78, a drinks menu numbering in the hundreds and a VIP room, which can be used as a separate function room for private, corporate and special functions, Climax offers the ideal venue for any occasion.

Open daily 07:30-11:00, Bar till 2 am | Tel: +66 (0)82 636 4316

Soi Bangla Square, rooftop of Absolute Bangla Suites. www.theclimax.net

Bar till 2 am | Tel: +66 (0)82 636 4316 Soi Bangla Square, rooftop of Absolute
Bar till 2 am | Tel: +66 (0)82 636 4316 Soi Bangla Square, rooftop of Absolute
We are a full service custom tailor for your career, business and social needs. We
We are a full service custom tailor for your career, business and social needs.
We custom tailor uniforms for companies, spas, hotels etc.
We have a wide range of fashionable seasonal clothing at our shop.
Chaco in Phuket Town
41 Yaowaraj
Rd.
Tel:
+66 (0)76 216213
Mobile: +66 (0)89 249 8813
Available December 2009
Available December 2009
Chaco in KATA Fashion Mall
Chaco in KATA Fashion Mall
1st Floor
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Around Phuket W h i t e B o x Modern Mediterranean/Asian B a a

Around Phuket

White Box

Modern Mediterranean/Asian

Baan Yin Dee

Fusion/International

B a a n Y i n D e e Fusion/International Often the ideal dining and

Often the ideal dining and nightlife venue has an unsurpassed

beachfront setting with views of the Andaman Sea and the setting sun

at dusk. Once a house nestled on the beach and known to locals as

White Box due to its colour and shape, White Box offers is now a two and a half storey building that holds an outdoor rooftop bar and both an outdoor and air conditioned dining area on the first floor.

Superlative dishes such as the Pan Fried Rock Lobster and Foie Gras wth cantaloupe, mango and apple salsa and lavender essence and the Grilled Wagyu Beef Sirloin with grande escolha reduction, figs, plum and mizuna salad are pleasing to the eye and tantalize the taste buds.

After dinner, move to the party upstairs and get a taste of Latino, Salsa, Hip-Hop, R&B and more that White Box features on weekend nights.

A superlative beachside location with a lively social and nightlife scene,

an outstanding cuisine make White Box a venue to frequent.

Open daily Mon-Sat 17-01:00, Sun 12-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 346271

Past Novotel Resort after Sunset Resort on beach side www.whiteboxrestaurant.com

Sun 12-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 346271 Past Novotel Resort after Sunset Resort on beach side
Sun 12-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 346271 Past Novotel Resort after Sunset Resort on beach side
Sun 12-01:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 346271 Past Novotel Resort after Sunset Resort on beach side
Sunset Resort on beach side www.whiteboxrestaurant.com Few destinations in the world can host an evening of

Few destinations in the world can host an evening of enjoyment with sophisticated flair and unrivalled ambience. Unprecedented luxury and comfort characterise Baan Yin Dee. “Warm Welcome Home”, the English translation of Baan Yin Dee, is an apt name for this upscale retreat that truly is to be discovered. Traditional Thai hospitality, the pleasing sounds of the piano and the superb dinner make for a relaxing occasion.

The international and fusion flare at BYD come alive in the dishes so delicately prepared and presented. The Nasi Goreng Kampong, the Indonesian style fried rice served with chicken satay and shrimp crackers, topped with a fried egg and a signature dish, KO’s spicy sautéed pasta, a choice of pasta with asparagus, olives, Thai basil pesto sauce, peppers, dry chilli with seafood or chicken.

An upscale venue catering to tourists and locals alike, BYD provides an unsurpassed dining experience. With superb food, piano music and hospitality in a stylish environment, it doesn’t get any better than this.

Open daily 07:00-24:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 294104-6 ext 5

Muean Ngern Road south end of Patong www.baanyindee.com

Open daily 07:00-24:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 294104-6 ext 5 Muean Ngern Road south end of
Open daily 07:00-24:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 294104-6 ext 5 Muean Ngern Road south end of
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Baluchi

Indian

LIM's Restaurant & NINE Lounge and Bar

Thai

Indian LIM's Restaurant & NINE Lounge and Bar Thai Baluchi is located in the heart of

Baluchi is located in the heart of Patong and in Karon yet the relaxed atmosphere of both restaurants with soft background Indian music, creates a great ambience to relish a hearty meal with your family or to entertain your friends or clients.

They take pride in using only authentic and fresh Indian spices, freshly ground in their kitchen and fresh, not frozen, meat. Homemade paneer (cottage cheese) and yoghurt, tandoori kebabs, naan and rotis, Mughlai curries and the best Indian long grain basmati rice dishes are just some of the specialties which their Indian master chef serves daily. One can taste the most mouth-watering tandoori kebabs in town, not to mention the variety of breads baked freshly in the tandoor or a delicious variety of prawn, chicken, mutton or vegetable biryani.

Baluchi is the only award winning Indian restaurant on the island, serving authentic Indian cuisine using original ingredients imported from India. Karon is open 15:00 to 23:30 except Saturdays.

Open daily 13:00-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 292526, +66 (0)76 284555

daily 13:00-23:00 | Tel: +66 (0)76 292526, +66 (0)76 284555 Horizon Beach Resort, Patong and Karon
Horizon Beach Resort, Patong and Karon Soi 2 next to the Karon Football Stadium www.wheretoeat-phuket.com

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to the Karon Football Stadium www.wheretoeat-phuket.com LIM’s at Kalim Bay is an elegant custom-designed

LIM’s at Kalim Bay is an elegant custom-designed restaurant and a gallery of bold, very abstract art, built on a tropical hillside garden beside one of Phuket’s few natural rivers. Call it a hidden treasure.

LIM’s has special offerings of generous portions that combine interesting textures and tastes. There’s a pomelo salad with shrimp that has a fresh, very clean taste. The slices of marinated duck breast rolled in cucumber are very light and match either the Australian or New Zealand red or white wines offered on the menu. Traditional, popular curries can be found on the menu with large king prawns, chicken or duck and there’s a section for vegetarians.

Along with NINE Lounge and Bar, this is a restaurant to relax in, to take your time between courses and enjoy the company of your dinner companions. Until now, the pleasure of an evening at LIM’s, a favourite of Thai and expat residents, has spread mostly by discreet word of mouth as the chosen elegant hideaway for the discerning diner. Now the word is out.

Open daily 18:30-22:30 (Kitchen, Bar until late) | Tel: +66 (0)76 344834

From Kalim Beach Road, enter Soi 7 at Orchid Hotel and drive up the hill for 500 m www.limsphuket.com

+66 (0)76 344834 From Kalim Beach Road, enter Soi 7 at Orchid Hotel and drive up
+66 (0)76 344834 From Kalim Beach Road, enter Soi 7 at Orchid Hotel and drive up

Siam Indigo

Authentic Thai/Fusion

S i a m I n d i g o Authentic Thai/Fusion Set in the 'Heritage'

Set in the 'Heritage' part of Phuket Town, Siam Indigo represents all that is good about the area and the changes that are happening there.

Set up in 2006, Siam Indigo offers a unique setup where works from local artists adorn the 90-year-old walls in the white table and chair dining room while the lounge/bar area sticks to a more modern style. Overall, Siam Indigo's décor is a successful marriage of old, atmospheric Chinese shophouse and eclectic art with a broad emphasis on space and light.

To the back of the restaurant is a Mexican hacienda-style patio featuring a quasi-open kitchen where diners can enjoy the evening breezes. Essentially, the décor reflects the attitude of the owners: a healthy respect for the building's heritage with a leaning towards the contemporary.

Following the tradition of Asian cultures, the menu has been designed for sharing. Pass plates amongst friends and companions and embrace this custom!

Siam Indigo is registered in Thailand best restaurants Tatler guide for 2007-2008- 2009. Enjoy excellent Thai delicaties with some fusion creations. A “Phuketien night” with show is organized once a week for those who wish to experience the real Phuket life. Céline runs a great team and her enthusiasm is contagious.

Open 11:00 till late, Closed Sundays | Tel: +66 (0)76 256697

At the beginning of Phang Nga Road, close to the circle & market www.siamindigo.com

Sundays | Tel: +66 (0)76 256697 At the beginning of Phang Nga Road, close to the
Sundays | Tel: +66 (0)76 256697 At the beginning of Phang Nga Road, close to the
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People Profile

Mark Norris

We talk to Mark Norris, an international marketing executive who’s used his skills to transform Da Vinci from ‘just another restaurant’ into a Phuket icon, in less than a year. Their new V lounge is where you go to be seen.

Where are you from originally? I’m from the UK, but I lived in France for 10 years and then 16 years in Switzerland although 80% of the time I was travelling all over the world, for my business.

When did you move to Phuket? My wife and I have had a house here for five years, although we were living in Singapore. We decided to move here permanently in January of this year.

Had you been here before? I’ve been coming to Phuket on vacation and for seminars for over 20 years.

What made you decide to come and live here? I needed a change of pace and lifestyle. I was travelling too much. I decided I needed an activity which fitted within a 30 kilometre radius instead of 30, 000. I’ve two young children aged seven and five, so spending time with them is important to me.

What did you do before you came to Phuket? I was the Executive Vice- President, Sales and Marketing, for an international electronics company.

Did you come here intending to set up a business? Yes. Originally, I wanted to set up a Japanese retirement community called Kiraku dedicated only to Japanese retirees, who would stay for five to seven years. However, it was very difficult to raise the equity required. Then an opportunity came up to buy the Da Vinci restaurant in Nai Harn. Both my partners and I liked the place and we thought it deserved some investment and targeted marketing. We set out to make it one of the best restaurants on the south of the island.

How long have you been running Da Vinci? Since January of this year.

Why did you choose the name ‘Da Vinci’? That was already the name. We did not want to change it. We just completed the branding with the ‘vitruvian man’ logo, which a lot of people recognise easily.

What problems did you face and how did you overcome them? Firstly, we had to get the staff on our side, by taking care of them. Secondly, we had to advertise. However, marketing will only get people in the door, one time. If it’s good, customers will tell one or two people, if it's bad, they’ll tell everyone.

How do you approach your job? With an open mind and some trepidation. I’ve never run a restaurant before and it’s a lot harder work than I ever imagined.

What would you say is your motto for running the business? Keep it simple but sophisticated. Hire good people, let them do their job, and be there to help when needed.

Whereabouts do you live in Phuket? In Nai Harn. The south of the island is still like all Thailand used to be.

What influenced your choice when you bought your house? Proximity to the beach and the advice of the architect.

What do you like and dislike about living in Phuket? I love the overall atmosphere of the island and Thailand in general. What I don't like is the way tourists tend to behave here. They put their lives at risk renting motorcycles

here. They put their lives at risk renting motorcycles they don't know how to ride and

they don't know how to ride and often don’t wear a helmet. They then say that Thailand’s roads are unsafe, which may be true, but they don’t help.

How is Phuket from your point of view? Growing every year and despite all of the difficulties, will remain a very strong tourist destination for years to come. I see it becoming more and more of a place for retirement.

How old are you? 48 this year.

What school do your kids go to? Headstart – a really great new school at an affordable price, with a maximum of 15 children in each class.

How do you spend time with your family? Going to the beach and jet- skiing, and before you ask, “No, I’ve never had a problem with the guys in Karon who rent them.”

Who is the person who has most influenced you? My wife, who is Japanese. She’s the calmest person I know.

Motto for life? Live it, and try not to regret anything.

Could you tell us about your lifestyle? Work hard and play hard. Enjoy the children, family and friends.

Where is your favourite place in Phuket? Nai Harn Beach, it's such a great location.

Are you involved in any local charities, clubs or associations? I’m a member of IBAP, BBAP and the Chaîne Des Rôtisseurs but I’m not really active, as the restaurant takes most of my time and any free nights I try to spend with the family.

For more information contact:

Da Vinci Restaurant 28/46 Moo 1, Nai Harn, Phuket (Opposite 711 on the road to Nai Harn Beach)

Tel: +66 (0)76 289574

Website: www.davinciphuket.com

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Feature

Photos courtesy of Dan Miles & Stephan Audiger

Feature Photos courtesy of Dan Miles & Stephan Audiger PHUKET INTERNATIONAL BLUES ROCK FESTIVAL February 26

PHUKET INTERNATIONAL BLUES ROCK FESTIVAL

February 26 - 27 @ Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa

February 26 - 27 @ Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa Get ready for the fi

Get ready for the fifth Phuket International Blues Rock Festival 2010. The festival is presented by THAI Airways International, and is hosted by Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa. The event will take place on 26 - 27 February, 2010 in side the huge property of The Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa, Karon.

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The Phuket International Blues Rock Festival began in December 2005 as a two-day event on the weekend before Christmas at the Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort and Spa. The reason those dates were chosen originally, was because we wanted to add a positive event, to offset the sadness associated with the upcoming tsunami anniversary.

This year the festival will be huge – the event will see twelve acts in total, with eight international bands imported for the occasion. It’s a great party with tremendous music, plenty of food and drink and other activities.

The event main headliner will be the legendary blues artist Charlie Musselwhite and his band from the United States. From the tiniest blues clubs to the world's biggest festivals, Charlie has played them all. Now he comes to Thailand for the first time, and on

Photo courtesy of Henri Musselwhite
Photo courtesy of Henri Musselwhite
Photo courtesy of Royal Eastern Beverage
Photo courtesy of Royal Eastern Beverage

Saturday, February 27 he’ll play an exclusive concert closing the 2010 show. He featured, along with ‘everybody who's anybody’ in the blues world, in Dan Aykroyd's hit movie, ‘Blues Brothers 2000’. Charlie is a 40 plus-year veteran with more than 20 albums, 18 W.C. Handy Awards and six Grammy nominations to his credit.

Australian Richard Clapton, finishing the acts on Friday, is one of Australia's foremost musicians who emerged in the early 1970’s as a talented and ambitious singer-songwriter performing in the ‘troubadour’ style, featured by artists such as Neil Young and Jackson Browne. He paved the way for three generations of songwriters to write about the experience of being Australian.

While not widely known outside of Australia, he’s been a household name in that part of the world since 1975, when his title song from ‘Girls on the Avenue’ topped the Australian charts.

35 years later he’s as popular as ever, and Friday, February 26 he comes to Thailand exclusively to perform at the festival. Let there be hordes of Girls on the Hilton Arcadia Avenue to welcome one of Australia’s top rock 'n’ roll musicians and his band!

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Phuket International Blues Rock Festival

Feature Phuket International Blues Rock Festival Photo courtesy of Royal Eastern Beverage From Malaysia comes
Photo courtesy of Royal Eastern Beverage
Photo courtesy of Royal Eastern Beverage
Blues Rock Festival Photo courtesy of Royal Eastern Beverage From Malaysia comes AkashA , a top-rated,

From Malaysia comes AkashA, a top-rated, world-famous band playing music with a soulful theme.

Famed Latino blues meister Andy Gonzales (USA) joins for the first time along with Robert (One Man) Johnson (USA) and Bangkok’s Retrovision.

By popular demand Rich Harper (USA) will return along with KNiKi from Australia. Our very own Tony Wilson and Rob Davies will also be back with a top notch local band.

The festival is a charity event with funds donated to organisations dedicated to providing schooling for under-privileged local children. For 2010 the festival will support the Rotary Club of Patong, Phuket and its local education program. The 2008 Festival DVD is available so you can re-live the highlights of that previous show

Advance tickets are available now from ThaiTicketMajor.com and from February 14th. with two different prices from numerous locations around Phuket. See website or posters for details:

- 1,500 Baht for the two-day event at the gate; only THB 1,000 when purchased in advance

- 3,500 baht for the two day VIP pass at the gate; only 3,000 baht when purchased in advance. VIP pass includes access to the Festival V.I.P. area and lounge with free flow beer and wine.

SCHEDULE

Thursday, February 25, 2010:

Robert One-Man Johnson (USA) in the Hilton Arcadia hotel lobby crossroads

Festival Warm-Up Session @ Tai Pan night club, Patong

15:00

22:00

Friday, February 26, 2010:

AkashA (Malaysia) Acoustic World Music in the hotel lobby

Main Gates open – darts, other games and plenty of food and drink

Robert (One-Man) Johnson (USA), Retrovision (Bangkok), Andy Gonzales (USA) and the Rockin’ Angels, Rich Harper (USA) and Richard Clapton Australia)

15:00

17:00

18:00

Saturday, February 27, 2010:

Robert One-Man Johnson (USA) in the hotel lobby crossroads

Main Gates open – darts, other games and plenty of food and drink

AkashA World Music (Malaysia), George Cordeiro and the Fai JangBlues Gang (USA), the Prodigal Sons (Norway), the Groove Doctors and Friends (Phuket), KNiKi (Australia) and Charlie Musselwhite (USA)

15:00

17:00

17:30

(Australia) and Charlie Musselwhite (USA) 15:00 17:00 17:30 SEE YOU AT THE HILTON ARCADIA, 26 -

SEE YOU AT THE HILTON ARCADIA,

26 - 27 February, 2010!

For an update on acts and schedule contact

Andy Andersen, Festival Director Tel: +66 (0) 86 682 2639; email: phuketmusic@yahoo.com Web: www.phuketbluesfestival.com

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Spa

Spa Open daily 9:00 – 22:00 hrs. Tel: +66 (0)76 236663, +66 (0)76 236056 367/63-64 Yaowaraj

Open daily 9:00 – 22:00 hrs. Tel: +66 (0)76 236663, +66 (0)76 236056

367/63-64 Yaowaraj Rd., Muang, Phuket 83100

Email: info@theroyalspa.com

Website: www.theroyalspa.com

The Royal Spa

To experience The Royal Spa is to feel the true beauty of nature and reflect on the power of body, mind and spiritual connections.

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The Royal Spa and Health Club

In the heart of bustling Phuket Town lies a quiet haven of heavenly peace. With the continuous sounds of water, trickling, bubbling and steaming, and with the sweet fruity scents that fill the air, the being is enticed into a flowing stillness of body and mind.

The Royal Spa and Health Club is a popular tropical day spa with both locals and visitors alike, which is managed by the Royal Spa Development and Management Company. With an excellent reputation in the spa development industry through its experience and attention to detail, the Royal Spa and Health Club offers a distinctly personal experience.

Of the signature treatments, the Royal Stone Therapy is one that is particularly interesting. The Hot Stone massage technique, founded 5000 years ago, uses black volcanic stones, which are heated and placed on the body, producing a profound effect, stilling the mind and easing the body.

Unlike many of the high-end spa complexes on the island, which market themselves exclusively to tourists, the reasonable prices and relaxed but professional staff at the Royal Spa, means that many local Thais, as well as tourists, are beginning to use the spa. This has helped to erase the often stiff, and over-formal atmosphere at many of Phuket’s spa resorts, giving the Royal Spa an ambience of authentic relaxation and pleasure.

All the therapists working at the Royal Spa have been trained at the in-house 'Phuket Spa Academy', established in 2004, to provide a comprehensive spa training course. The curriculum and assessments provide a measurement of therapist expertise and knowledge within the Thai spa industry. Since then, the Royal Spa Development and Management Company have provided comprehensive and professional spa management, and development programs, for spa retreats throughout Thailand. Their aim is to provide a standard of service and expertise throughout the Thai spa industry, to ensure a high quality of service and standard of treatment, throughout Thailand. It truly offers the ‘one stop services for Thai spa business’ and a quality of relaxed professionalism, rarely found in luxury spa resorts.

relaxed professionalism, rarely found in luxury spa resorts. Right now The Royal Spa have 12 branches
relaxed professionalism, rarely found in luxury spa resorts. Right now The Royal Spa have 12 branches

Right now The Royal Spa have 12 branches that are managed in resorts in Patong, Kata, Karon, Panwa, Ao Chalong and Phuket Town and you are welcome to experience our spas with us anytime. As a special for our 8th year anniversary, we offer 'BUY ONE GET ONE FREE' value.

Some treatments & packages at The Royal Spa

Some treatments & packages at The Royal Spa
Some treatments & packages at The Royal Spa

Prices range from 1,200 to 6,500 Baht

The Royal Ayurvedic Massage

90 min

Ayurvedic Massage or Abhyanga is a full body massge with medicated oils to balance specific conditions.

Hot Stone Massage

90 min

Hot Stone Massage is a specialty massage that uses black volcanic heated stones to make you feel deeply relaxed, allowing you to let go of all the stress that is held within your body.

The Royal Signature package

4 hrs

The Royal Honey Body Treatment (scrub and wrap) The Royal Experience Massage The Royal Facial Milky Bath

BUY 1 GET 1 FREE AT EVERY BRANCH

This Privilege applies to the 12 following locations:

The Royal Spa & Health Club, Phuket Town The Royal Spa Ao chalong Villa Resort& Spa, Ao Chalong The Royal Spa Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort, Karon The Royal Spa Karon Seasands Resort & Spa, Karon The Royal Spa The Village Resort & Spa, Karon The Royal Spa The Front Village, Karon The Royal Spa Sugar Palm Resort & Spa, Kata The Royal Spa @ Malisa Villa Suites, Kata The Royal Spa The Beach Boutique House, Kata The Royal Spa Absolute Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, Patong The Royal Spa Absolute Patong Ville Resort, Patong The Royal Spa Bel Air Panwa, Rawai

Location SAM KONG To Kathu Tesco Lotus To Downtown Yaowarat Rd. Vachira Bangkok Hospital Phuket
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Open daily 9:00 – 20:00 hrs. Tel: +66 (0)76 271233 10/2 Srisoonthorn Rd., Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket 83100 Website: www.lemongrasshouse.com

Thalang, Phuket 83100 Website: www.lemongrasshouse.com Spa Lemongrass House To visit this home of award-winning spa

Spa

Lemongrass House

To visit this home of award-winning spa oils, creams, soaps and so many other exquisite products is a delight. The aromas are enchanting. At Lemongrass, you can enjoy a spa treatment to sample and choose from their huge range, then take home your choice to enjoy at your leisure. They even have a great range of kid’s spa products.

They even have a great range of kid’s spa products. Bobby Duchowny studied aromatherapy – a

Bobby Duchowny studied aromatherapy – a healing art that promotes massage, when combined with specific herb and spice oils, as a method to reduce stress, boost energy and heal certain physical ailments – at the American Aromatherapy Association.

Some years ago while on holiday in Thailand, he visited an organic farm in Petchaboon province and became interested in the natural healing properties of Thai herbs and spices.

“I was particularly attracted to lemon grass as it was used in many popular

Thai foods, as a medicine for stomach disorders and even as a repellent for mosquitoes,” he recalls.

Bobby used lemon grass as his signature herb to create a line of essential oils, face and body creams, shower gels and bath crystals, which he and his wife Palita sold at Bangkok’s world-famous Weekend Market.

What started, several years ago, as a modest enterprise has blossomed into

a successful operation offering over 90 oils and a wide range of body care

products through many outlets, as well as supplying many of Thailand’s top

resorts and spas with aromatherapy oils.

“Our advantage is that we produce the freshest spa products and our stock is never kept longer than three months; using fresh spa products can be likened to eating fresh food rather than processed food.”

likened to eating fresh food rather than processed food.” Based on his years of experiences at

Based on his years of experiences at some of the top spas in Southeast Asia, Bobby has developed a full line of healthy skin care products. For example, his hydrating face and body creams have 25 per cent aloe vera, white orchid and cucumber extracts. And he’s developed a revitalizing mineral muscle soak made from Andaman Sea salt crystals, blended with white orchid and chamomile extracts, to help draw out impurities and soothe and revive tense muscles.

“People are sensitive to different scents at different times of day. It’s a good idea to get a variety of essential oils and experiment with what smells and feels good to you,” he says. “Our aromatherapy massage and body oils can be either uplifting or calming to the spirit. They’re carefully balanced hand- blended oils created by adding pure essential oils to nourishing, vitamin E enriched, sweet almond and jojoba base oils.

Lemongrass has won many awards, including Condé Nast Hot List 2007, and has been featured in several top magazines, including Time Magazine’s “Best of Asia”. According to Time, “If you want to smell like no one else, try mixing a selection from the more than 90 natural scents at Lemongrass House.”

Lemongrass House is located in Cherngtalay, Surin Beach and Chalong, where you can buy their full range of spa products at modest prices, making perfect gifts for friends and family who can enjoy the aromatic scents of Asia in the privacy of their homes – no matter where in the world they live.

of their homes – no matter where in the world they live. Location To Bypass Rd.
of their homes – no matter where in the world they live. Location To Bypass Rd.
of their homes – no matter where in the world they live. Location To Bypass Rd.
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Spa Open daily 9:00 – 22:00 hrs. Tel: +66 (0)76 263222, +66 (0)76 264533 5/10 Chaofa-West

Open daily 9:00 – 22:00 hrs. Tel: +66 (0)76 263222, +66 (0)76 264533

5/10 Chaofa-West Rd., Thumbon Vichit, Muang, Phuket, Phuket 83100

Email: sukko@sukkospa.com

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