Artikel tagged “Beach”

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    Top Ten sunset bars in Phuket

    PHOTO: Kata Rocks. A premier view and top spot to catch the nightly sunset. The island of Phuket, with its dramatic east and west coast clifftops, means we have an abundance of ocean-facing rooftop bars and restaurants where we can enjoy a perfectly chilled beverage while taking in the beautiful scenery.

  • Rare dugong carcass washes up on Phang Nga beach

    Rare dugong carcass washes up on Phang Nga beach

    By Anothai Ngandee The carcass of a large dugong, estimated to have been 15-20 years old at the time of its death, has been swept onto Koh Khor Khao Beach in Phang Nga’s Takua Pa today (Sunday). Phang Nga province last year reported 10 live dugongs in its seas. A fertile zone of the dugong’s favourite food, seagrass, is located three kilometres west of the beach from where the rare sea mammal was found.

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    Getting THAT ‘plane’ pic at Phuket Airport

    The Phuket International Airport runway is built right on the beach, Nai Yang Beach. The actual runway, running east/west, finishes about 150 metres before the actual beach.

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    Phuket’s Governor inspects lifeguards at the northern beaches

    The Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong has had his first inspection of lifeguards at Mai Khao Beach. There are now five lifeguards at Mai Khao Beach, the long stretch of beach along the northern end of Phuket’s west coast. Three more lifeguards will be hired. Governor Norraphat says “Currently there are no beach lights, CCTV camera or tourist service centres at Mai Khao Beach.

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    Chinese delegation visit Patong lifeguards and had some suggestions too

    A meeting was held yesterday (May 10) at the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Phuket Office (DDPM-Phuket) with the Consul-General for Thailand Zhou Guangxi, Counsellor Li Chunlin, Chinese Consulate-General in Phuket Ma Cui Hong and Phuket Vice Governor Prakob Wongmaneerung in attendance.

  • The Thaiger Great Convenience Store Gourmet Challenge – Season 1

    The Thaiger Great Convenience Store Gourmet Challenge – Season 1

    And the winner is… The Thaiger Foodie Month of March included the very popular and quirky “Great Convenience Store Gourmet Challenge” which saw chefs from around Phuket’s best restaurants take on the challenge of producing a two course meal from items purchased only at a convenience store. 5 minutes in a convenience store (most of them were 7/11s), 1000 baht cash and 45 minutes in their kitchen to cook up a storm for The Thaiger’s foodie guru and judge, Donna Toon

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    Awaken life’s potential at Santosa Detox & Wellness Center

    Located in the jungle-clad hills above Kata Beach on the Southwest Coast of Phuket, Santosa Detox & Wellness Center is a tropical retreat specialising in detox & wellness programs. If you are looking for an authentic detox experience with a personal touch, Santosa is the best choice. The dedicated staff at Santosa work with guests at their own pace to discover where they are emotionally and physically as well as offering the best advice along the way

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    Close the beach, put up signs. Hua Hin tackles a one-in-2-million chance.

    Shark prevention measures will be introduced in the resort town of Hua Hin after a Norwegian tourist was bitten by a bull shark, even though a marine biologist says there was only a one-in-2-million chance of someone being attacked by a shark. Prachuap Khiri Khan’s deputy governor Chotnarin Kerdsom has confirmed what experts have already validated – a Norwegian tourist was bitten by a bull shark while he was swimming at Sai Noi beach, southern Hua Hin.

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    Ka Villa, Rawai – Own your dream pool villa in Phuket

    The luxury villas in a quiet soi near Laem Ka Beach have been a popular success for investors and those looking for a dream lifestyle in Rawai, Phuket. If you’ve ever wanted to own a dream property in Phuket, Thailand, Ka Villa can help make that dream become a reality

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    Nikki Beach to take over management of luxury Chiang Mai hotel

    By Bill Barnett from In a somewhat surprise announcement, Nikki Beach Worldwide has signed on as operator of Chiang Mai’s Dhara Dhevi hotel.