Visiting Island highlights such as Wat
Chalong, Phuket's most revered monastery,
Khao Rang and Rawai Beach. Then proceed
to Phromthep Cape for spectacular views.
Visit Century-old Sino-Portuguese building.
Built more than 100 year, these building
portray Thai characteristic and heritage
although architecturally they are blend
of Chinese and European styles. Connoisseurs
have dubbed the buildings "Sino Portugeses"
as they are not so tall with accent on
depth more than on width. the doors and
windows have handicraftedpatterns of fine
workmanship. If you happen to be on Deebuk
road, look for these buildings and you
will be delighted.
Hill (View Point of Phuket Town)
This provides a pleasant view of town
while dining, and has a Fitness Park,
a series of hillside sculptural tableaux
which enhance calisthenics.
Site of the Chao Ley or Sea Gipsy village,
many restaurants and bungalows, shell
handicraft shops, and both fishing and
charter boats to the nearby islands. The
beach itself is suitable for swimming.
Rawai is 7 kms. west of Chalong Circle.
This cape is located at the southern tipof
Phuket island. Easily accessible by car,
the top part of this cape is plain having
a high cliff along the edge of the sea.
From this point you can look out to the
sea and islands nearby. Many tourists
come here particularly in the evening
to see the sun setting below the horizon.
They say that Phromthep cape offers the
This temple is Phuket's most beautiful
and renowned monastery. It enshrines the
gilt statues of monk-hero Luang Pho Chaem
and his assistant Luang Pho Chuang, both
much revered by loca people because of
their roles in quelling the miner rebellion