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www.windowonphuket.com

ISSUE 70 # JUNE 2013

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Regulars Phuket Island map What's On: on & off Phuket (including the movies) Word of Mouth People profile: Byron Jones of 91.5FM Social Phuket Phuket's Sunday brunches Business Profile: Jerry J. John of Angsana Laguna Phuket Property Matters : Death, Taxes and Dr. Feelgood Legal Matters: Overview of Access Rights Things to do in Phuket Useful telephone numbers

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Cars, Yachts & Yachting Car sales: Sure Motors Cholamark Boat Sunsail yacht charters & sales DaVinci Yacht Charters Phuket tide tables: June - July 2013 Junior Phuket Raceweek Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek

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Cover photos: Top: Beach Wedding @ Pullman Phuket Arcadia Bottom: V Lounge @ Da Vinci Restaurant

Shopping, Dining & Leisure Recipe: Cajun Swordfish Dining around Phuket Helicam: Aerial photography in Vietnam

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Spas, Health & Beauty Hair Studio 9 Lemongrass House The Royal Spa Oasis Spa Sukko Spa

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Land & Property (Sales / Rentals) Cape Panwa Hotel - regatta venue and more The View Evatown Resort Eva Beach by Eva Group Kata Rocks Anchan Villas 88 Land & Houses Phuket Karon Butterfly Resort The Aspasia Phuket The Accenta Phuket The Emerald Terrace Condo Shivalai Plunge Tropic Villas Myphuketproperties St. James Properties BMP: Custom designed furniture Tile-It: Phuket's quality tile boutique HĂ„FELE: BORDO LITE Bike Lock ISS Facility Services: Pest Control and landscaping COTTO Studio

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WHAT'S ON

in Phuket Exhibition • Till 2 June @ Royal Phuket City Hotel Phuket Design & Decoration Exhibition. A fair to offer all kinds of stylish furniture and home decorative items, home electronic appliances, business related to fashion and jewelry. www.aaaexhibition.com.

FOBISSEA Primary Games 5-9 June @ British International School Phuket (BISP) BISP is to host the FOBISSEA (Federation of British International Schools South East Asia) B1 Primary Games. Eight schools will participate in the three days of competition – on Thursday 6 June athletes participate in track and field in the morning and swimming in the afternoon, on Friday 7 June it is the T Ball competition and on Saturday 8 June 5-a-side football. Participating schools are from Phuket, Bangkok, Brunei, Penang (Malaysia), Beijing (China), Suzhou (China), Hong Kong and Taiwan. www.bisphuket.ac.th/event.

Phuket Marathon • 9 June @ Laguna Phuket Run & Walk Paradise: Laguna Phuket Marathon. The event will again feature a Marathon, Half Marathon, 10.5K Run, 91.5FM Phuket 5K Community Walk and a 2K Kids Run. The event is a fun and family oriented affair with various races for all levels. The race course has water stations every 2K providing water, sponges, electrolytes and fruits. Mobile toilets are placed at regular intervals and the course is marked at every kilometre. Tel: +66 2 236 2931-2. www.phuketmarathon.com.

Baba Wedding • 22-24 June @ Thalang Rd. The 5th Phuket Baba Wedding 2013 ceremony in the 'Baba Peranakan' (Straits Chinese) tradition will be held in Phuket City.

Organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Phuket Peranakan Association and Phuket City Municipality, the event is a celebration of Peranakan culture and is intended to promote the island as a wedding and honeymoon destination. Packages for couples to marry during the festival cost 50,000 Baht, including a one-night stay at the Phuket Merlin Hotel on the 10; the wedding ceremony; wedding attire; and a “honeymoon stay” on the 11th at a beach resort yet to be determined. 10 to 15 couples are expected to participate. Tel: +66 81 892 7014. www.phuketbaba.com.

Summer Camp • 30 June-27 July @ British International School English Language Summer Camp. BIS is offering English language summer camps for kids 8 to 15 to improve their English language skills. ESL will be studied in the mornings and the afternoons and evenings will see activities such as sports, off-campus trips that include elephant trekking, sea canoeing and shopping plus arts and crafts and drama and music. All instructors are experienced native English speakers and will teach the curriculum and theories based on the Cambridge Young Learners Programme. Tel: +66 76 335 555. www.bisphuket.ac.th.

Family Festival • Till-31 October @ Laguna Phuket Summer Family Festival. Activities planned during the two months include art classes with Artist-in-Residence, Zumba, fitness sessions in Latitude Marquee, theme parties and more. And a popular return attraction for the youngsters at this year’s festival will be the Kidz Fun Zone, serving up afternoons of sports skills, cooking lessons, adventure and educational activities, golf excursions and outings to local amusement parks, from just THB 200 per session. www.lagunaphuket.com/events/family-festival.

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in Phuket IBAP The International Business Association of Phuket Regular meeting is on the 2nd Friday of each month. The June meeting will be on Friday 14th June and will be entitled “A History of Phuket – 3 months on” by author, Colin Mackay – meeting location to be confirmed. More information on www.ibap-phuket.org. BBAP British Business Association – Phuket Hold monthly dinners and Social & Networking evenings. For more information please check the website www.bbap.org or contact the social secretary Richard Valentine at socialsec@bbap.org. Computer Clinic Phuket Computer Clinic The regular free weekly computer clinic roundtables continue every Sunday morning, 10am at the Sandwich Shoppe, Chalong. If you have a Windows problem that needs to be solved, or a question about internet service in Phuket, drop by and ask one of the assembled gurus. Lions Club Lions Club of Patong Beach Monthly membership meeting and fellowship dinner on the 2nd Tuesday each month. Contact: Jehanbaz (Jum) Ali Khan, +66 81 374 2088. info@lions-club-patong.org www.lions-club-patong.org. GOMS Grumpy Old Men's Society A grumpy but happy group of local gentleman gathers every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at Chalong Pier Beer Garden for a few beers, to share information and raise money for charity. Drinks start at 6pm and meetings at 6:45pm. Contact: Valentine Guytonbeck, vguytonbeck@gmail.com. ACYC Ao Chalong Yacht Club 2013 ACYC Keel Boat and Multihull Club Championship Race 7 is on the 2nd, Race 8 is on the 16th, Race 9 is on the 30th June. All are welcome to sail. Contact Mick Kealy: +66 81 396 0785. mick@octopusasia.com www.acyc.asia. PIWC Phuket International Women's Club Club Committee Meeting - 1st Thursday of each month. Meet & Greet (casual coffee morning)

- 2nd Thursday. Monthly Luncheon (restaurants around Phuket) - 3rd Thursday. Coffee Morning (at a member's house) - 4th Thursday. Contact: Carole Dux on +66 76 316711. info@phuketiwc.com www.phuketiwc.com. Cricket / Rugby The Outrigger Hotels /Twenty Cricket League at the ACG Cricket Ground Matches are played every Sunday from 9am. There's touch rugby Wednesday evenings. www.phuketcricketgroup.com / www.acgphuket.com.

WHAT'S ON

Regular Events

Entertainment June Choices

Boat Bar @ Paradise Complex, Patong Beach The only gay disco in Patong with daily popular cabaret shows around midnight. The Boat Bar gets busy when the show starts at midnight. Live Music @ Candlelight Bar, Karon Tucked into a small corner of Karon Plaza is this dive courtyard bar. A perfect venue for a reggae band, which it hosts every Sunday night. Live music starts at 9.30pm. Bar Bands @ Timber Hut, Phuket town The Thai pub scene. A fun place featuring one of Phuket's great bar bands. Live bands @ Sanaeha, Phuket town Live music a few nights with great live bands performing, including a female singer who covers hits from the 1960s every Tuesday to Saturday. Live Music nightly @ Tai Pan, Patong Live Music every night with international singers. Classic Rock through to the latest dance hits. The show is on every night through to 11.45pm. Live Jam nights @ Skyla's Beach House, Kamala An activity Beach House Restaurant & Cocktail Bar offering you a chilled international music including Live Jam nights. They also teach many activities, surfing & 'SUP'.

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Central Festival Phuket, +66 76 209000 Jungceylon Shopping Destination Patong, +66 76 600555

WHAT'S ON

movies

WORLD WAR Z

MONSTERS UNIVERSITY

WHITE HOUSE DOWN

Genre: Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi, Drama, Horror Starring : Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, Matthew Fox, Julia LevyBoeken, Bryan Cranston

Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy, CGI, 3D, Shot-In-3D, Animation, Prequel, Kids, College Starring: (voice) John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi, Ken Jeong, John Ratzenberger, Kelsey Grammer

Genre: Crime, Action, Adventure Starring: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Jason Clarke, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lance Reddick, Joey King

A researcher for the UN Postwar Commission interviews survivors of the flesh-eating zombie attack from all over the world in order to put together a postmortem on a war that destroyed every country around the globe.

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Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn't always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met at University of Fear they couldn't stand each other. Monsters University unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends.

Capitol policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) is denied his dream Secret Service job, protecting the President (Jamie Foxx). Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed group. Now, with the nation’s government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.


7 May-2 June @ Muangthai Rachadalai Theatre, Bangkok Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, allegedly the “most beloved” musical on Broadway, makes its way to Southeast Asia, with a three-and-a-half week run from early May through the start of June. Tickets can be acquired at www.thaiticketmaster.com.

Samui Regatta 2013 25 May-1 June @ Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui Keen racers from all over Asia and Australia come to enjoy Samui's warm waters and local hospitality. www.samuiregatta.com.

Hua Hin Jazz Festival 2013 31 May-2 June @ Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan The brainchild of Hilton General Manager Dirk De Cuyper. Multiple stages have been set up to express the performers’ passion for jazz. Thousands of international and local visitors attended the 3 days event in Hua Hin. +66 32 513885, +66 32 513871. www.tourismthailand.org.

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6-7 July Phuket Airshow & Family Picnic @ The Phuket Airpark, Paklok, Thalang, Phuket 10-12 July Bun Luang and Phi Ta Khon Festival @ Loei 11-14 July Multihull Regatta 2013 @ Ao Chalong Yacht Club 15-17 July The 3rd Kathu Cultural Street Festival @ Kathu District, Phuket 17-21 July Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek 2013 @ Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket 19-20 July Junior Phuket Raceweek 2013 @ Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket 21 July Pattaya Marathon @ Chon Buri

8 June @ Sai Kaew Beach, Koh Samed, Rayong Get ready for this great party with Paradiso on the beach on this island paradise. Including mega-foam party. Tickets from www.thaiticketmajor.com +66 2 938 5959 ext.130.

22-23 July Candle Festival@ Ubon Ratchathani

MIT 2013: Made in Thailand 2013

25-29 August IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion @ Pattaya, Chonbiri

21-30 June @ IMPACT Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi An annual trade exhibition initiated in 1998, Made in Thailand trade fair aimed to promote Thai-made products in domestic consumer market. For decades, it has been one of the most popular consumer trade fairs of the year, before turning into an international exhibition where overseas and Thai buyers go to source “Made in Thailand” goods and services for the world market. +66 2 507 8409, +66 2 507 8383. www.thaitradeusa.com.

WHAT'S ON

The Phantom of the Opera is coming to Bangkok

UPCOMING EVENTS

off Phuket

22-23 July Tak Bat Dok Mai Festival @ Saraburi

21-23 September Phuket Soccer Schools @ BIS and PIA schools Times & dates of events are subject to change. Please contact the organiser for up-to-date information.

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We all know one of those places… they never advertise but they’re busy. Why? ‘Word of mouth’. People tell their friends, “You must try..” and the word spreads. In this monthly column, we spread the word further about the great-value nooks and crannies that we know about on Phuket.

Chalawan Kitchen, Chalong

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Michael's Bar

10am-10pm. Chaofa Rd. East, just 30m from Wine Connection.

1pm-'til late. Takua-Pa Rd., just round the corner from all the main banks

Authentic Thai and European food with a large selection of meals. The signature dishes include Mussaman and Green Curry, Papaya Salad and Fish & Chips. Meals are priced from 35baht. Excellent food at great prices. See customer comments on Trip Advisor. If you enjoy good fresh food you must pay this place a visit.

Open since 1999, it's located in the centre of Phuket Town . A superb meeting place for expats that live in and around town . Holidaymakers can also expect a warm welcome and helpful tips in this relaxed , informal watering hole . Free WiFi & computer + printer use , large screen TVs and pool table . Their food is legendary, whether Thai or western pub food . Happy hour is from 5-7pm daily.

Mee Sa Pam: Khunyai h Jian

China Inn Café & Restaurant

09.30am-6pm. Thepkasatri Rd. North from Phuket Town, almost opposite Mitsubishi car showroom in Sapam.

The most famous noodle shop, well known by tourists. It's in the Ban Sapam area and serves the original Mee Sapam with yellow noodle , with soft-cooked egg. A signature dish worth trying is the fried oysters with the restaurant's secret ingredients. This place has passed the test of time . Don't be surprised if it's busy... 47 D6

Mon-Wed 11am-5pm. Thu-Sat 11am-9pm. Close on Sun. Thalang Rd., Phuket Old Town. A historic Chinese house with lovely décor. Serving Thai & European food . A tasty red duck uck curry or fish with tamarind sauce are the best. The vegetarian selection includes mushroom curry with tofu and mixed vegetables − a good choice for the veggie-peeps. Full breakfast costs 190-220 baht. Soft drinks also priced fair at 40 baht. 81 C5

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Tunka Café

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10.30am-10.30pm. Top of Rang Hill, Phuket Town. The restaurant will serve you both an amazing Phuket town view and fantastic food . Their Thai food is really good & freshly prepared . Tom Yam Goong Maphrao (a spicy sour soup with prawns and young coconut) is recommended . And the Iced coffee is even better. Also A s reasonable r s b price p .

we'll include it little bar or restaurant and Tell us about your favourite ge-asia.com ima fon@ to: ils deta il in 'Word of Mouth'. Ema


91.5FM PHUKET RADIO

Byron Jones Byron Jones, Managing Director of Media Business Services and founder 91.5FM Phuket Radio, describes how his plans to retire quietly in Phuket ended with the chance to take the island’s English language media in new directions. Where are you from? I was born in South Wales, but spent most of my adult life in Worcestershire, in central UK. When did you first come to Phuket? I first came on holiday to learn to dive 11 years ago. On the second trip I met my now wife, Rung, in Bangkok... and the rest is history. I went back to the UK and had the opportunity to leave my job early and decided to move to Phuket full time. What were you doing before you moved here? I was involved in logistics. The last five years I was there I worked for a large logistics company. I came to Phuket to retire. But you aren’t retired now. What happened? When you first come here it’s fantastic because it feels like an extended holiday – back in 2002 it was a lot quieter. I was doing a few bits and pieces, internet work, that kind of thing. We built a few projects, apartments mainly. Then the opportunity came along to set up what is now 91.5FM. That was in early 2008. It opened my eyes to what was happening in broadcasting in Thailand. In 2008 it was being deregulated, opening up to advertising. Rung and I got married in March 2008 after being together for seven years. We went to New Zealand to get married, came back and established 91.5FM. We put a lot of the plan together on our honeymoon. Tell us more about 91.5FM Phuket radio. Without a doubt, we’ve completely changed the broadcast environment in Phuket. We looked at the marketplace and set out to differentiate from anything that existed. In late 2008, we became broadcast partners with the BBC and consequently most of everything we do falls within BBC criteria, which sets us apart from others. We see ourselves as a commercially operated community radio station. We’re very focused on the local community and the fundraisers within that local community − and wherever possible we help them. We have over 80,000 people from around the world listening to 91.5FM Phuket radio online, and in March this year, for the first time, they came from over 100 countries. We’ve got our own Android and iPhone applications and we’ve seen more than 30,000 downloads of the latter. What do you like most about living in Phuket? The lifestyle. It can be very frustrating living here with certain things but there’s other aspects are just awesome − for example, how you can get most things done quickly and the willingness of people to help. Even when it’s pouring down with rain, it’s still hot. It’s the perfect climate for me. There’s no damp, cold, frost snow... none of that stuff. If it drops down to 22 degrees, I’m looking for my pyjamas! What kind of car do you drive? I’m driving a Mitsubishi Triton. I need a 4WD truck since some of the work at the radio station involves visiting the transmission point up on the mountain for the radio station. But one of the things I’m disappointed about living in Thailand is that I’m unable to afford a better car because of the import duties.

There are two bones of contention for me in Thailand: the cost of wine and the cost of an imported vehicle. I believe at my stage of life I should be able to own a Merc or BMW, but I won’t because of the cost. Same with the cost of wine. You go out to eat and find that you’ve paid more for wine than for the food. I know this is a bone of contention for a lot of people. You’ve recently joined Phuket Raceweek as co-organiser. Tell us more about your involvement in this event. Rung and I have owned a media company, Media Business Services (as well as Phuket FM Radio) for some time and we’ve always had a plan to become involved in quality events. In the early days, we would be media partners for a number of events around the island. Just recently, towards the end of 2012, we’ve started to lift our profile even further in events. Rather than just be a media partner, we’re trying to take additional value from an event and in return for that additional value we’re elevating our position within that event. Phuket Raceweek completely fits this strategy. As well, as a radio station we work a lot with the schools, both international and Thai, so I see it as a social responsibility for the radio station to try to get people involved with healthy activities. The promotion of youth sailing is of particular interest to me because I'm a sailor and I know what it was like when I first learnt. Do you do much sailing yourself? I get invited out sailing a lot. I joined the Ao Chalong Yacht Club last October, and I’m probably going to get involved with the club racing soon. I used to have my own yacht. I spent five years on a liveaboard in the Mediterranean from 1988 to 1992, a 50-foot sailboat. I took it across the Atlantic twice, to the Caribbean and more. I’m a true free spirit. I know of no other sport or pastime like sailing and being on the water that allows that spirit to flow.

For Further information about Byron Jones 91.5FM - Phuket Island Radio www.phuketfmradio.com

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CAR FOR SALE

Open: Monday to Saturday 8am-5.30pm 81 C3 : +66 76 224632, +66 76 216243, +66 76 617270 sale@suremotor.net www.suremotor.net facebook.com/SureMotorGroup

Toyota Carmy Hybrid THB 1,120,000

Toyota Fortuner (V)

PRE-OWNED: Hybrid (V), 2011, 2.4 Auto, Electric Wing Mirrors, Mag Wheels, Central Lock, Leather Seats, ABS, Airbag, CD, 38,xxx

PRE-OWNED: Silver Bronze, 2007, 3.0, Auto, 4W, Electric Wing Mirrors, Mag Wheels, Leather Seats, ABS, Airbag, CD, 112,xxx KM.

PRE-OWNED: Super Platinum, Blue, 2010, 3.0 Auto 2 WD, Mag Wheels, Electric Wing Mirrors, ABS, Airbag, CD, 50,xxx KM.

Toyota Prius

Toyota Innova (V)

Honda New CRV

THB 999,000

THB 879,000

THB 840,000

Isuzu Mu 7

THB 910,000

THB 799,000

PRE-OWNED: TRD Sportivo, White, 2011, 1.8 Auto, Electric Wing Mirrors, Mag Wheels, Leather Seats, ABS, Airbag, CD, 28,xxx KM.

PRE-OWNED: White, 2011, 2.0 Auto, Electric Wing Mirror, Mag Wheels, Central Lock, Leather Seats, ABS, Airbag, CD 33,xxx KM.

PRE-OWNED: Silver Bronze, 2008, 2.0 Auto, 4WD, Electric Wing Mirrors, Mag Wheels, Leather Seats, ABS, Airbag, CD, 93,xxx KM.

Toyota New Altis (G)

THB 658,000

Honda New Accord (Top) THB 990,000

Toyota Vigo (E)

PRE-OWNED: Silver, 2010, 1.6 Auto, Electric Wing Mirrors, Mag Wheels, Leather Seats, ABS, Airbag, CD, 95,xxx KM.

PRE-OWNED: White, 2010, 2.4 Auto, Electric Wing Mirrors, Mag Wheels, Central Lock, Navigator, Leather Seats, ABS, Airbag, CD, 68,xxx

PRE-OWNED: Silver Bronze, 2007, 2.5 Manual, Electric Wing Mirrors, Mag Wheels, Power Steering, Standard Seats, CD, 85,xxx KM.

Toyota Vigo Prerunner (E) THB 640,000

Mazda 2 (5 Doors)

Toyota New Vios (E)

PRE-OWNED: Sillver Bronze, 2011, 2.5D, Manual, Electric Wing Mirror, Mag Wheels, Central Lock, Standard Seats, ABS, CD, 27,xxx KM.

PRE-OWNED: Blue, 2011, 1.5 Auto, Electric Wing Mirrors, Mag Wheels, Navigator, Standard Seats, ABS, Airbag, CD, 27,xxx KM.

THB 549,000

THB 478,000

THB 480,000

PRE-OWNED: Blue, 2008, 1.5 Auto, Electric Wing Mirrors, Leather Seats, ABS, CD + MP3, 85,xxx KM.

Only the best cars - only the best service. These are just some of over 100 cars that we have in stock. Come to our showroom and see the rest, or visit our website. www.suremotor.net : +66 76 224632, +66 76 216243 and +66 76 617270 To Airport

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Mae Luan Rd.

PHUKET TOWN

Thung Ka Rd.

Thepkasattree Rd.

Patipat Rd.

To Central

Yaowarat Rd.

Merlin Hotel

Satree Phuket School Damrong Rd.

Srisoonthorn Sub District Administrative Organisation To Airport

To Phuket City

Thepkasattree Rd.

Baan Lipon School n Soi Baa

Kluay

Baan Pon Hua Harn Rd.

To Wachira Hospital

BaanbonCherngtalay Rd.

To Kao Rang


(Advertorial)

CHOLAMARK BOAT Company was established in Phuket in 1989. The company has about 30 employees and we build inflatable boats and RIB's in the range of 2.10 metres to 7.50 metres. We offer repair service, general overhauls and tube replacements.

Our work is done with the expertise of a European manufacturer. Cholamark Boat Co., Ltd. is the local dealer for Williams Performance Tenders, a service station for Avon Inflatables Limited and DSB of Germany. • We offer a wide range of inflatable boats made from Neoprene/Hypalon. • In addition to our Cholamark models we also offer Williams and Highfield tenders. • Professional repairs of all Neoprene and Hypalon Dinghies, re-tubing and general inflatable dinghy overhauls. • Stock in our showrooms includes RIB's and soft floor dinghies. • We manufacture dinghy covers, sun shades, cushions with closed cell foam and supply and use anti skid mats. • We are also licensed to repack liferafts. A pick up and delivery service can be arranged. • Parts for dinghies - repair sets, air pumps, paddles, oars and dinghy wheels • Rental of dinghies. te flares. • Outboard engines, life rafts, self inflating life jackets, hand flares, parachute • Stainless steel work (316), Argon Welding and perfect polishing. Cholamark is open in Chalong from 08:30-17:30, Monday-Saturday. Our office and shop is located opposite Soi Sukee on Chaofa Road, Chalong and so very close to Chalong Bay.

The dinghy ramp at the opposite end of Soi Sukee and close to “The Lighthouse” makes for easy collection and delivery subject to tidal restrictions (see page 22 for tide tables).

To Kata & Karon To

Cholamark Boat Co., Ltd. Airport To Rawai

School

To Phuket City

Post Office CHALONG CIRCLE To Chalong Pier

CHALONG BAY

Boat ramp

For more information Cholamark Boat Co., Ltd. 16/29 Moo 8, Chaofa Road, Chalong, Phuket 83130 : +66 76 283112 : +66 76 283113 hans@hansboat.com www.hansboat.com

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Sunsail Asia : +66 76 239057, : +66 81 891 1826

YACHT CHARTERS

sales@sunsailasia.com www.sunsailasia.com

2012 New Yachts Available Now

Own the NEW Leopard 444

Used Yachts for Sale

SUN ODYSSEY 41: Own this brand new yacht for ONLY 155,350 US$. Sunsail pay all mooring fees, maintenance & insurance throughout the contract & you get trouble free sailing in any of our bases worldwide.

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SUNSAIL BROKERAGE: Sunsail now have several models of used yachts coming out of the fleet 2011. WELL MAINTAINED, EXCELLENT VALUE.

Day Charters

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RYA Courses

from only THB 18,000

EXPERIENCE PHUKET FROM YOUR OWN CREWED PRIVATE YACHT: Sunsail day charters are available throughout the year, offering a unique way to experience Phuket and its surrounding islands, without the crowds.

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20% Discount

EXPERIENCE YOUR OWN ASIA SAILING ADVENTURE: Book any new bareboat charter from Koh Samui, departing April to September and receive a 20% discount off the charter fee.

May to October

LEARN TO SAIL: Join one of our RYA courses which run every week from May through October. You can come on your own or with a group of friends to experience one of the best cruising areas in the world, learning as you go.


(Advertorial)

w w w. d a v i n c i p h u k e t . c o m

Spectacular scenery, crystal clear waters, magical reefs, abundant tropical fish

Whether it’s a day out with family and friends cruising around the islands or an overnight charter, we can cater to your every need. DaVinci Yacht Charters prides itself not only on the quality and cleanliness of our fleet but on the attentiveness and service quality of our staff. We are a fully TAT (Tourism Authority of Thailand) licensed organization with all of the correct yacht charter insurances in place. Security is our top priority at all times and our fleet is fully equipped to international standards with all the necessary safety equipment from life jackets to life rafts. Our 39ft Catamaran “DaVinci” is named after our iconic Italian restaurant in the south of Phuket Island. This locally built catamaran can take up to 12 passengers comfortably for a day trip or sleep up to eight people for overnight stays. This cruising catamaran is equipped with four cabins, two doubles and two singles as well a sleeping area for two in the main cockpit above deck. DaVinci is equipped with a fully functioning galley including a refrigerator and freezer as well as a dining area in the main cockpit. There is a large foredeck with lots of room to relax on the comfy cushions and enjoy the cruise while admiring the scenery. Fully equipped for both cruising under sail or

racing in one of the local regattas DaVinci can be chartered for a day trip, overnight cruise or a weeks racing. Enjoy a silent sail around the hidden islands you wouldn't normally see. Our 52ft Sunseeker “DaVinci S50” is also named after our iconic Italian restaurant in the South of Phuket Island. This is a sleek hi-powered motor yacht can take up to 12 passengers comfortably for a day trip or sleep up to six people for overnight stays. This magnificent vessel is equipped with three cabins, two doubles and a twin with two bunk beds. DaVinci S50 is equipped with a fully functioning galley with an air conditioned dining area which can seat up to eight people. The dining room is also a lounge equipped with a large screen TV, Bose sound system and DVD player. There is a large foredeck with lots of room to relax on the comfy cushions and enjoy the cruise while admiring the scenery. Up on the flybridge there is seating for a further eight people. This high powered yacht can take you on a wonderful day trip around the islands or an overnight trip for those hideaways further away.

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For further information 28/46 Moo 1, Nai Harn, Phuket (TAT License Number: 32/00410) : +66 89 588 3476 bruce@davinciphuket.com www.davinciphuket.com

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USEFUL INFO

tables 2013

Ko Thaphao Noi (Phuket)

Source: Hydrographic Department, Royal Thai Navy

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1.6

1.8

2.1

2.3

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.5

2.3

2.1

1.8

1.7

1.7

1.9

2.1

2.3

2.5

2.6

2.6

2.5

2.3

2.0

1.8

1.6

3

1.5

1.6

1.8

2.0

2.3

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.6

2.4

2.1

1.9

1.7

1.7

1.8

2.0

2.2

2.4

2.6

2.6

2.5

2.4

2.1

1.8

4

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.7

2.0

2.4

2.6

2.8

2.9

2.7

2.5

2.1

1.8

1.6

1.5

1.6

1.8

2.1

2.4

2.6

2.7

2.6

2.4

2.1

5

1.7

1.5

1.4

1.5

1.7

2.1

2.5

2.8

3.0

3.0

2.8

2.5

2.1

1.7

1.4

1.4

1.5

1.8

2.2

2.5

2.7

2.7

2.6

2.3

6

2.0

1.6

1.4

1.3

1.5

1.8

2.2

2.6

2.9

3.1

3.0

2.8

2.4

1.9

1.5

1.3

1.3

1.5

1.9

2.3

2.6

2.8

2.8

2.6

7

2.3

1.9

1.5

1.3

1.3

1.5

1.9

2.4

2.8

3.1

3.2

3.0

2.7

2.2

1.7

1.3

1.1

1.2

1.6

2.0

2.4

2.7

2.9

2.8

8

2.5

2.1

1.7

1.4

1.2

1.3

1.6

2.1

2.6

3.0

3.2

3.2

2.9

2.5

1.9

1.5

1.2

1.1

1.3

1.7

2.2

2.6

2.8

2.9

9

2.7

2.3

1.9

1.5

1.3

1.2

1.4

1.8

2.3

2.8

3.1

3.3

3.1

2.8

2.2

1.7

1.3

1.1

1.2

1.5

1.9

2.4

2.7

2.9

10

2.8

2.6

2.1

1.7

1.4

1.2

1.3

1.6

2.1

2.6

3.0

3.3

3.2

3.0

2.5

2.0

1.5

1.1

1.1

1.3

1.7

2.2

2.6

2.9

11

2.9

2.7

2.4

2.0

1.5

1.3

1.2

1.4

1.8

2.3

2.8

3.1

3.3

3.1

2.8

2.3

1.7

1.3

1.1

1.2

1.5

1.9

2.4

2.7

12

2.9

2.8

2.6

2.2

1.8

1.4

1.3

1.3

1.6

2.1

2.5

3.0

3.2

3.2

3.0

2.5

2.0

1.5

1.2

1.1

1.3

1.7

2.2

2.5

13

2.8

2.9

2.7

2.4

2.0

1.7

1.4

1.3

1.5

1.8

2.3

2.7

3.0

3.2

3.1

2.7

2.3

1.8

1.4

1.2

1.3

1.5

1.9

2.3

14

2.6

2.8

2.8

2.6

2.3

1.9

1.6

1.4

1.5

1.7

2.1

2.5

2.8

3.0

3.0

2.9

2.5

2.0

1.6

1.3

1.3

1.4

1.7

2.1

15

2.4

2.7

2.8

2.7

2.5

2.2

1.9

1.6

1.5

1.6

1.9

2.2

2.6

2.8

2.9

2.9

2.6

2.3

1.9

1.6

1.4

1.4

1.6

1.9

16

2.2

2.5

2.7

2.7

2.6

2.4

2.2

1.9

1.7

1.6

1.8

2.0

2.3

2.6

2.7

2.8

2.7

2.5

2.2

1.9

1.6

1.4

1.5

1.6

17

1.9

2.2

2.5

2.6

2.7

2.6

2.5

2.2

1.9

1.8

1.7

1.8

2.0

2.2

2.5

2.6

2.7

2.6

2.4

2.2

1.9

1.6

1.5

1.5

18

1.6

1.9

2.2

2.4

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.5

2.3

2.1

1.8

1.7

1.7

1.9

2.1

2.3

2.5

2.6

2.6

2.5

2.3

2.0

1.7

1.5

19

1.5

1.6

1.8

2.1

2.4

2.7

2.8

2.8

2.7

2.4

2.1

1.9

1.6

1.6

1.7

1.9

2.2

2.4

2.6

2.7

2.6

2.4

2.1

1.7

20

1.5

1.4

1.4

1.7

2.0

2.4

2.8

3.0

3.0

2.9

2.6

2.2

1.8

1.5

1.4

1.5

1.7

2.1

2.4

2.7

2.8

2.7

2.5

2.1

21

1.7

1.4

1.2

1.3

1.6

2.0

2.5

2.9

3.1

3.2

3.0

2.6

2.2

1.7

1.3

1.2

1.3

1.6

2.1

2.5

2.8

2.9

2.8

2.5

22

2.1

1.6

1.2

1.1

1.2

1.5

2.1

2.6

3.1

3.3

3.3

3.1

2.6

2.1

1.5

1.1

1.0

1.1

1.6

2.1

2.6

2.9

3.0

2.9

23

2.5

2.1

1.5

1.1

1.0

1.1

1.5

2.1

2.8

3.2

3.5

3.4

3.1

2.5

1.9

1.3

0.9

0.8

1.1

1.6

2.2

2.7

3.0

3.1

24

2.9

2.5

2.0

1.4

1.0

0.9

1.1

1.6

2.3

2.9

3.4

3.6

3.4

3.0

2.4

1.7

1.1

0.7

0.8

1.1

1.7

2.3

2.8

3.1

25

3.1

2.9

2.4

1.8

1.3

1.0

0.9

1.2

1.8

2.4

3.1

3.5

3.6

3.4

2.9

2.2

1.5

0.9

0.7

0.8

1.2

1.8

2.4

2.9

26

3.1

3.1

2.8

2.3

1.7

1.2

1.0

1.0

1.4

1.9

2.6

3.2

3.5

3.5

3.2

2.7

2.0

1.3

0.9

0.7

0.9

1.4

2.0

2.6

27

3.0

3.1

3.0

2.7

2.2

1.6

1.2

1.0

1.2

1.5

2.1

2.7

3.2

3.4

3.3

3.0

2.5

1.8

1.2

0.9

0.9

1.1

1.6

2.2

28

2.6

2.9

3.0

2.9

2.5

2.1

1.6

1.3

1.2

1.4

1.8

2.3

2.8

3.1

3.2

3.1

2.7

2.2

1.7

1.2

1.0

1.1

1.4

1.8

29

2.3

2.7

2.9

2.9

2.7

2.4

2.0

1.6

1.4

1.4

1.6

1.9

2.4

2.7

3.0

3.0

2.8

2.5

2.1

1.6

1.3

1.2

1.3

1.6

30

2.0

2.3

2.6

2.8

2.8

2.6

2.3

2.0

1.7

1.5

1.5

1.7

2.0

2.4

2.6

2.8

2.7

2.6

2.3

2.0

1.7

1.4

1.4

1.5

JULY

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

1

1.7

2.1

2.3

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.6

2.3

2.0

1.8

1.7

1.7

1.8

2.0

2.3

2.5

2.6

2.5

2.4

2.2

2.0

1.7

1.6

1.5

2

1.6

1.8

2.1

2.3

2.5

2.6

2.7

2.6

2.4

2.1

1.9

1.7

1.7

1.8

1.9

2.1

2.3

2.4

2.4

2.4

2.2

2.1

1.9

1.7

3

1.6

1.6

1.8

2.0

2.3

2.5

2.6

2.7

2.6

2.4

2.2

2.0

1.7

1.7

1.7

1.8

2.0

2.2

2.3

2.4

2.4

2.3

2.1

1.9

4

1.7

1.6

1.6

1.7

2.0

2.2

2.5

2.7

2.8

2.7

2.5

2.2

1.9

1.7

1.5

1.5

1.7

1.9

2.2

2.4

2.5

2.5

2.4

2.2

5

1.9

1.6

1.5

1.5

1.7

2.0

2.3

2.6

2.8

2.9

2.8

2.5

2.2

1.8

1.5

1.4

1.4

1.6

1.9

2.3

2.5

2.6

2.6

2.4

6

2.1

1.8

1.5

1.4

1.4

1.7

2.0

2.4

2.8

3.0

3.0

2.8

2.5

2.0

1.6

1.3

1.2

1.4

1.7

2.1

2.4

2.7

2.7

2.6

7

2.3

2.0

1.6

1.4

1.3

1.4

1.7

2.2

2.6

3.0

3.1

3.0

2.7

2.3

1.8

1.4

1.1

1.2

1.4

1.8

2.2

2.6

2.8

2.8

8

2.6

2.2

1.8

1.4

1.2

1.2

1.5

1.9

2.4

2.8

3.1

3.2

3.0

2.6

2.1

1.5

1.2

1.0

1.2

1.6

2.0

2.5

2.8

2.9

9

2.8

2.4

2.0

1.6

1.3

1.2

1.3

1.6

2.1

2.6

3.1

3.2

3.2

2.8

2.3

1.8

1.3

1.0

1.0

1.3

1.8

2.3

2.7

2.9

10

2.9

2.7

2.3

1.8

1.4

1.2

1.2

1.4

1.9

2.4

2.9

3.2

3.3

3.1

2.6

2.1

1.5

1.1

1.0

1.1

1.5

2.0

2.5

2.8

11

3.0

2.8

2.5

2.1

1.6

1.3

1.1

1.3

1.6

2.1

2.6

3.1

3.3

3.2

2.8

2.3

1.8

1.3

1.0

1.0

1.3

1.8

2.3

2.7

12

2.9

2.9

2.7

2.3

1.9

1.5

1.2

1.2

1.4

1.9

2.4

2.8

3.2

3.2

3.0

2.6

2.0

1.5

1.1

1.0

1.2

1.5

2.0

2.5

13

2.8

3.0

2.9

2.6

2.2

1.7

1.4

1.2

1.3

1.7

2.1

2.6

2.9

3.1

3.1

2.8

2.3

1.8

1.3

1.1

1.1

1.4

1.8

2.2

14

2.6

2.9

2.9

2.7

2.4

2.0

1.6

1.4

1.3

1.5

1.9

2.3

2.7

2.9

3.0

2.8

2.5

2.1

1.6

1.3

1.2

1.3

1.6

2.0

15

2.4

2.7

2.9

2.8

2.6

2.3

1.9

1.6

1.4

1.5

1.7

2.0

2.4

2.7

2.8

2.8

2.6

2.3

1.9

1.5

1.3

1.3

1.4

1.7

16

2.1

2.4

2.7

2.8

2.7

2.6

2.3

1.9

1.7

1.5

1.6

1.8

2.1

2.4

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.5

2.2

1.9

1.6

1.4

1.4

1.5

17

1.8

2.1

2.4

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.6

2.3

2.0

1.8

1.6

1.6

1.8

2.0

2.2

2.4

2.5

2.5

2.4

2.2

2.0

1.7

1.5

1.5

18

1.5

1.7

2.0

2.3

2.6

2.7

2.8

2.7

2.5

2.2

1.9

1.7

1.6

1.6

1.8

2.0

2.2

2.4

2.5

2.5

2.4

2.1

1.9

1.6

19

1.4

1.4

1.6

1.9

2.2

2.5

2.8

2.9

2.8

2.6

2.3

2.0

1.6

1.4

1.4

1.5

1.8

2.1

2.4

2.6

2.6

2.5

2.3

2.0

20

1.6

1.4

1.3

1.4

1.7

2.1

2.5

2.9

3.0

3.0

2.8

2.4

2.0

1.5

1.2

1.2

1.3

1.6

2.1

2.4

2.7

2.8

2.7

2.4

21

2.0

1.6

1.2

1.1

1.3

1.6

2.1

2.6

3.0

3.2

3.2

2.9

2.4

1.9

1.3

1.0

0.9

1.2

1.6

2.1

2.6

2.9

3.0

2.8

22

2.4

2.0

1.4

1.1

1.0

1.2

1.6

2.2

2.8

3.2

3.4

3.3

2.9

2.4

1.7

1.1

0.8

0.8

1.1

1.6

2.2

2.7

3.0

3.1

23

2.8

2.4

1.8

1.3

0.9

0.9

1.1

1.7

2.3

3.0

3.4

3.5

3.3

2.9

2.2

1.5

0.9

0.6

0.7

1.1

1.8

2.4

2.9

3.2

24

3.1

2.8

2.3

1.7

1.1

0.8

0.9

1.2

1.8

2.5

3.1

3.5

3.5

3.2

2.7

2.0

1.2

0.7

0.6

0.8

1.3

2.0

2.6

3.1

25

3.2

3.1

2.7

2.1

1.5

1.0

0.8

0.9

1.4

2.0

2.7

3.2

3.5

3.4

3.0

2.4

1.7

1.1

0.7

0.6

1.0

1.5

2.2

2.8

26

3.1

3.2

3.0

2.5

2.0

1.4

1.0

0.9

1.1

1.6

2.2

2.8

3.3

3.4

3.2

2.8

2.1

1.5

1.0

0.7

0.8

1.2

1.8

2.4

27

2.9

3.1

3.1

2.8

2.3

1.8

1.3

1.0

1.1

1.4

1.9

2.4

2.9

3.2

3.2

2.9

2.4

1.9

1.3

1.0

0.9

1.1

1.6

2.1

28

2.6

2.9

3.0

2.9

2.6

2.1

1.7

1.3

1.2

1.3

1.6

2.1

2.5

2.8

3.0

2.9

2.6

2.2

1.7

1.3

1.1

1.2

1.4

1.8

29

2.3

2.6

2.8

2.8

2.7

2.4

2.0

1.6

1.4

1.4

1.5

1.8

2.2

2.5

2.7

2.7

2.6

2.3

2.0

1.6

1.4

1.3

1.4

1.7

30

2.0

2.3

2.6

2.7

2.7

2.5

2.3

2.0

1.7

1.6

1.6

1.7

1.9

2.2

2.4

2.5

2.5

2.3

2.1

1.9

1.7

1.6

1.5

1.6

31

1.8

2.1

2.3

2.4

2.5

2.5

2.4

2.2

2.0

1.8

1.7

1.7

1.8

1.9

2.1

2.2

2.3

2.3

2.2

2.1

2.0

1.8

1.7

1.7

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

SUNDAY

22

Predicted heights of water in metres above lowest low water

MIDNIGHT

NOON

MIDNIGHT

NIGHT


(Advertorial)

New sailing event

launched for youngsters only

JUNIOR PHUKET RACEWEEK A new Phuket regatta is set to launch in July this year. Open for young sailors only, Junior Phuket Raceweek is organised by Media Business Services (MBS) and co-hosted by Regent Phuket Cape Panwa and Panwa Beach Resort Phuket. An innovative idea, Junior Phuket Raceweek is set to be a one-day competition on Saturday 20th July off Panwa Cape, with plans to expand the competition in 2014 and beyond alongside its big brother the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek. “Currently there are limited opportunities for young sailors on the Island to competitively race, and for resident youngsters to race against non-Phuket sailors,” said Byron Jones, Managing Director of organisers Media Business Services (MBS). “We want to encourage future sailing talent and give youngsters of all nationalities a platform to compete and develop, and at the same time give something back to the Phuket community,” added Jones. The 2013 Junior Phuket Raceweek expects to welcome over 30 youngsters in Optimists, Bics, Toppers and Lasers, who will compete in up to six races on Saturday 20th July. The competition is expected

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to be exciting and challenging with strong interest already shown by Ao Chalong Yacht Club and the Phuket Youth Sailing Squadron in sending teams to compete. Phuket's east coast and the Panwa area offers some of the best sailing conditions on the Island during July, and together with co-hosts Regent Phuket Cape Panwa and Panwa Beach Resort Phuket, the area is an ideal location for the inaugural Junior Phuket Raceweek. Junior Phuket Raceweek is organised by MBS, and is a parallel event to the award-winning Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, which is co-organised by MBS and celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year. Registration for Junior Phuket Raceweek will take place on Friday 19th July at Regent Phuket Cape Panwa between 13:00 and 17:00, followed by an opening party, with racing on Saturday 20th July. For more details, visit www.juniorphuketraceweek.com Junior Phuket Raceweek is supported by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, Sports Authority of Thailand and the Yacht Racing Association of Thailand.

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Moya Hin, crewed by Australian charterers at the 2012 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek. Sailors from as far afield as the UK, New Zealand and the USA have signed up for the 2013 event.

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek attracting sailors from around the world This year the Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek presented by Mount Gay Rum enters its 10th year. It seems just a few years ago that Phuket Raceweek arrived on the scene and revolutionised regattas in Thailand, delivering good and consistent winds and a top onshore social scene – and with it built a reputation as 'the windy regatta' and 'Asia's most exciting'. Held in Phuket's 'Green Season', the 2013 event will take place 17-21 July. After a highly successful move to Cape Panwa Hotel on Phuket's Panwa peninsula, the Cape Panwa Hotel will again host the event, together with Kantary Bay Hotel, and word from the organisers is that the event is shaping up to be one that sailors mustn't miss. Raceweek pays attention to the details and the organisers have developed a sailor-centric event where the needs of the sailors, on and off-the-water, are at the centre of the decision-making and planning throughout. Four days of world-class yacht racing, combined with four nights of magical beachside parties are the hallmarks of Phuket Raceweek, and this successful format has proved to be an award-winning formula with the regatta being voted 'Best Asian Regatta of the Year' at the 2011 Asia Boating Awards. It is this successful formula that keeps sailors returning as well as attracting a growing charter fleet and an ever-increasing geographical footprint of sailors each year. “This is the second year I've come to Phuket to do this excellent race. I've really enjoyed it and the fantastic facilities here. I'm trying to encourage other yacht club members from back in Melbourne to come,” said Jane Fielding, crew on Moya Hin racing at the 2012 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek. Sailors from as far afield as the UK, New Zealand and the USA have already signed up and with strong international interest, a growing charter fleet and a loyal local fleet, the 2013 Cape Panwa Hotel

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Phuket Raceweek looks set to be an exciting curtain-raiser for the 2013/14 Asian Yachting Grand Prix Championship. “The large geographical spread of sailors taking part this year is very encouraging. Word has gotten out about Phuket Raceweek and the enquiries, particularly from international boats and charter crews, is exciting. The competitive racing and unparalleled onshore experience at the one-stop five-star Cape Panwa Hotel venue, is clearly resonating with sailors worldwide,” said Byron Jones, Managing Director of co-organiser Media Business Services (MBS). To enter Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek, go to www.phuketraceweek.com/registration.htm.

Regatta sponsors & partners Sponsors and partners of the 2013 Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Raceweek include: Cape Panwa Hotel, Mount Gay Rum, Kantary Bay Hotel, Tourism Authority of Thailand, DaVinci Yacht Charters, Jaguar Land Rover, Sports Authority of Thailand, Budget Car Rentals, Charter Catamaran, Cholamark Boat, Gerolsteiner, Gybe, Mont Clair, Neil Pryde, Nivea sun, Phuket Beer, Rodenstock, The Moorings, 91.5FM Phuket Radio, Asia Pacific Boating, Cape + Kantary Magazine, Esquire, HELM Superyacht Asia-Pacific, MyDestinationPhuket, The Nation, Phuket Gazette and PGTV, Prestige Magazine, SEA Yachting, Phuket Magazine, The Nation, ISS Security, iTree, Phuket International Hospital, Phuket International Boat Show, The Boat Lagoon, Electrical Marine, Krabi Boat Lagoon, Sunsail, Quantum. Marketing support by Paul Poole (South East Asia) Co., Ltd.

For more information, visit www.phuketraceweek.com or email info@phuketraceweek.com


Dj Paul Oakenfold @ Xana Beach Club

Mystic Miragge fundraisi ng event

@ Bliss Beach Club

Bliss Fashion Show @ Trisara

VIVA Patong Condo Grand Opening

Confidential Party

@ Le Versace

Les Clefs d'Or Thailand @ Blue Elephant Governor Mansion

Phuket Invitational Car Rally presentation to

The Life Home Project

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PHUKET’S BEST SUNDAY BRUNCHES

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ahh Sunday. For many, it’s the day to enjoy some much-needed repose before getting back to the realities of work, school and life. Unlike dreaded Monday, Sunday’s a day that most wish to wallow in endlessly, soothingly. With its beaches, Phuket is almost purposebuilt for Sunday pleasure seekers, but a number of Phuket pleasure makers have cleverly come up with the perfect weekend alternative to the beach: the Sunday brunch.

Oriental Spoon at Twinpalms Phuket Resort

The best Sunday brunch spots found on the island go to great lengths to create a brunch that’s much more than a tempting array of food and wine: each is an elaborate afternoon festival of fun and feasting. Here are our favourites:

Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa

Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa

Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa The Hilton on Karon Beach was one of the first in Phuket to create a Sunday brunch, and it remains wildly popular with both visitors and locals. There’s something for everyone here, with a mix of Japanese, Chinese, Western, Thai and Indian dishes. Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa The tables are heaving with fresh and tasty selections including rock lobster and New Zealand mussels on ice, smoked duck breast with berry compote. a dim sum station, and roast chicken, beef prime rib and duck at the carving station, about a dozen cheeses and more than 20 dessert choices. A live band adds to the overall tranquil tone, while an entertainment area is set up especially for kids. Open from noon to 3pm, the price is 1,400++ baht for adults (with wine), 1,100++ baht for adults (without wine) and 700++ baht for kids. Reservations recommended. Contact phuket.sales@hilton.com.

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PHUKET’S BEST SUNDAY BRUNCHES Oriental Spoon at Twinpalms Phuket Resort ‘To die for’ seems to a common response of diners when asked how they enjoyed their brunch at Oriental Spoon at Surin Beach. The Spoon’s shamelessly indulgent spread that includes foie gras and Alaskan king crab, bubbles over with champagne, flows with chocolate, oozes with cheeses. Each week sees a different theme but the common refrain is extravagance. Brunchers hoping to extend their Sunday indulgence can shift over to the resort’s beachfront Catch Beach Club to catch the sunset and a few more cocktails before the close of the day. Open from noon to 3pm, the brunch is priced at 1,190++ baht for the brunch only or 1,490++ baht for brunch with a half-bottle of wine. Advance booking is recommended. Contact 07-631-6500 ext. 410 or orientalspoon@ twinpalms-phuket.com.

Trisara

Trisara

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket Centara has arrived more recently on the shores of Karon, and it’s already carved out a niche for itself on the Sunday brunch scene with its monthly Sunday Lunch at Mare Restaurant. On the first Sunday of the month, Centara lays out a splashy spread that includes roasted lamb, a huge variety of appetisers and salads, a foie gras station, carving station and a pizza table, a barbecue grill with everything from tiger prawn to Canadian lobster to rib eye. Guests are welcome to dip into the resort’s pool facilities including a lazy river, jumping cliff and water slides. Open from noon till 3pm, the lunch is priced at 1,490 baht net per person including soft drinks, water, coffee & tea; 1,890 baht net per person with one bottle of red, white or rose wine per couple; half price for children aged six to 12, and free for kids under five. Reservations required. Contact Khun Vassaphatra Aek, Mare Restaurant Manager, on 076-201234 ext 1276 or marermcpbr@chr.co.th.

The Sunday Jazz Brunch at this private pool villa resort in Naithon Beach could rightfully be called a ‘boutique brunch’. Limiting the number of guests to no more than 60 around its beachfront bar area, Trisara’s brunch adds an air of exclusivity to its decadent Sunday spread. On offer are a riot of fine wines, exquisite tapas, imported oysters, Phuket lobster, live cooking stations and delicious desserts, with Laurent Perrier Champagne helping to soothe to the senses along with the live jazz trio. With families in mind, children can escape to the Trisara’s Kids Club or splash in the pool. Reservations are essential. Brunch is served from 11:30am to 3:30pm, and is priced at 3,900++ baht per person including a bottle of Laurent Perrier Champagne for two; 2,900++ baht per person including a bottle of wine for two; or 2,100++ baht per person for brunch only. Contact reservations@trisara.com.

Phuket Sunday Roasts Revealed Phuket foodies are also treated to a host of roasts on Sunday. Here are two that have had Phuket diners’ tongues wagging, and salivating for a month of Sundays: Irish Times Pub This popular pub at Jungceylon in Patong hosts a Sunday Carvery every Sunday from 12:30pm to 8:30pm. The buffet serves up roast beef, pork, lamb, chicken, barbecued ham, soup and more and is priced at a very reasonable 399 baht plus VAT including a glass of wine. Half price for children five to 12 and free for kids under five. Live sports action on all afternoon with Aussie rules, football or F1 racing. Reservations recommended for groups. Call Tom on 089-9725122. Ao Chalong Yacht Club While the weekends always bring out the sailors, the yacht club’s Sunday Roast Day is attracting both hungry yachties and those happy to watch the boats go by while they feast on their freshly roasted meats. Open from noon till 4pm, the live music launches at 1pm with mostly easy listening tunes from the sixties and seventies. Prices are 350 baht for beef, pork and chicken or 400 baht for roast lamb. Reservations are requested for groups. Contact Kim on 090-7059466 or kim_a_ mitchell@hotmail.com.

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KEE SKY LOUNGE

Cajun Swordfish with Tomato–Lime Salsa & Guacamole Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Chilli Confit Fresh Salsa Ingredients: 1kg diced fresh tomatoes ¼ cup fresh of minced cilantro 1 tsp of fresh lime juice 1 small jalapeno or serrano chilli (or to taste), seeded & minced

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes ½ tsp sea salt, or to taste 3 gm Spring onion 2 tbsp minced onion (optional)

Ingredients: 1 head of garlic Olive oil 1kg of potatoes, washed & quartered

Salt & freshly ground black pepper 5 tbsp of butter ¾ cup of double cream

Method: Preheat oven to 220°C.

Method: Mix all the ingredients in medium bowl and serve.

Guacamole Ingredients: 3 large soft-ripe avocados (about 700gms) 1-2 tbsp of freshly squeezed lime juice (from about half of a large lime) ½ cup of finely diced red onion (from about half of a small onion) 1-2 serrano chillies, minced ¼ cup of chopped cilantro, lightly packed 1 ½ tsp Kosher salt, or more to taste Method: Begin by slicing each avocado in half, running your knife around the pit (seed) from stem to blossom end. Remove the pit from each avocado by gently lodging the heel of your blade into the meat and twisting slightly to break the two halves away from the pit. Carefully score the meat on each avocado half in a 1/2-inch crosshatch pattern, being careful not to cut through the skin. Using a large spoon, gently scoop out the flesh from each avocado half into a large bowl. Now toss in the minced chillies, chopped cilantro and salt and gently stir up the mixture, mashing the avocado with the back of a spoon or rubber spatula until all the ingredients are well blended to a creamy texture and consistency.

Slice off the very top of the garlic head and place it on a sheet of foil. Pour some olive oil over the garlic and then wrap it in the foil. Bake the garlic for about 35 minutes or until it becomes fragrant then remove from the oven, let cool, then unwrap the foil and smash the cloves with a wooden spoon. Place potatoes in a large stockpot of cold water, add salt and bring to a boil. Cook until soft all the way through, drain then mash until smooth. For the topping, heat the butter and cream until the butter melts then add the roasted garlic. Pour over the hot potatoes and mash all together. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Cajun Swordfish Ingredients: 200 gm swordfish steaks, McCormick (or other) Cajun spices, 1 tbsp of extra birgin olive oil Method: • Preheat oven to 175°C. • Heat olive oil in oven-proof frying pan, medium high heat. • Dry swordfish steaks with a paper towel. • Rub the Cajun seasoning thoroughly all over the swordfish steaks. • Sear steaks on hot skillet until roughly 1/4 cooked on pan side. • Flip and repeat. • Place pan in oven for 3 to 5 minutes. • Remove and serve. • Garnish with yoghurt and chilli oil

About Chef Sonthaya Kaewpradit Celebrity Chef Sonthaya Kaewpradit is a native of Phuket with a flare for culinary creations that has earned him a top place in Oregon's Sagebrush Classic food festival in the United States. Chef Sonthaya joined the KEE Resort after more than a decade creating daringly diverse menus for luxury resorts around Thailand , including eight years as a head chef at The Chedi Phuket. Chef Sonthaya's alchemy of local dishes with his international experience brings his guests a fusion of fantastic flavours, giving the dishes at The KEE sky Lounge a touch of class and finesse that you just won't find anywhere else . For more information, contact: The KEE Resort & Spa Phuket +66 76 335888 www.thekeeresort.com

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Baan Rim Pa

Thai

Rice

Thai/International

Daily 12pm-midnight | +66 76 340789, +66 76 341768

Daily 7am-midnight | +66 76 294104-6 ext 5

'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.

Few destinations in the world can host an evening of enjoyment with sophisticated flair and unrivalled ambience. Perched on the hillside just minutes from the crowd, RICE welcomes diners with Thai charm and hospitality. The panoramic view over Patong Bay, the piano and the superb dinner make for a relaxing occasion.

Baan Rim Pa is one of Thailand’s best-known restaurants, with a reputation stretching much further. It's perched on a cliff, with teak floors and the 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. 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 nine years in succession. On the coast road just north of Patong www.baanrimpa.com

RICE’s menu boasts a delightful variety of authentic Thai and Western cuisine. Seasonal and local ingredients are selected for maximum freshness and imported product for superior quality. Yum neau, Spicy grilled beef (Thai) salad, made with grilled Australian Angus Striploin will get your appetite going, while Pan-roasted duck breast with blackcurrant glaze is testimony to Chef Ta’s creativity. An upscale venue catering to tourists and locals alike, RICE provides an unsurpassed dining experience. With superb food, enchanting piano music and hospitality in a stylish environment, it doesn’t get better that this.

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Baan Yin Dee Boutique Resort, Muean Ngern Rd. south end of Patong www.journeyful.com/baanyindee

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Salvatore’s

Italian

Indian

Daily 1-11pm | +66 76 292526, +66 76 284555

Looking for a break from the tourist spots? Follow locals to Salvatore’s, a typical trattoria in Phuket City. Voted one of Thailand’s best restaurants by Tatler’s guide for six consecutive years, Salvatore offers the most authentic Italian cuisine using the finest fresh ingredients – Homemade tagliatelle pasta with fresh crab meat and cream sauce, Sea bass in salt crust or typical Sardinian Gnocchi served with fresh parmesan.

Baluchi is in the heart of Patong and in Karon, yet their relaxed atmosphere, with soft background Indian music, creates a great ambience perfect for either family dining or entertaining clients.

The food is prepared under the careful eye of Sardinian chef and owner, Salvatore Cossu, a friendly fixture on Phuket’s restaurant scene who personally shops in local markets. Bread and pastas are home made daily. And don't be afraid to ask him about daily food specials as well as wine suggestions; he offers about 60 labels, including a selection from his native region. The real taste of an Italian home with the sound of the finest Italian music. Salvatore's has now reopened with a brand new restaurant and wine bar in a redesigned space. Near the circle and fresh market in Phuket Town www.salvatorestaurant.com

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Baluchi

Daily, Lunch: 12-2pm, Dinner: 6pm-midnight | +66 76 225958

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They take pride in using only fresh, authentic 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 their specialties. 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. Baluchi Karon opens 18:30 to 23:30 every day except Saturdays. Horizon Beach Resort, Patong and Karon Soi 2 next to Karon Football Stadium www.wheretoeat-phuket.com

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Da Vinci

Italian

VSET

Modern Western Cuisine

Daily 5.30-11pm | +66 76 289574

Daily 11.30am-11pm | +66 89 727 0067, +66 76 381159

Relish an authentic style of cooking of a diverse array of Italian favourites and new combinations served in a cozy ambiance, or savour pizzas in a separate casual seating area by a wood-fired oven.

VSET is a "restaurant at its extraordinary best". VSET, pronounced "Vi-Sate", in Thai means "extraordinary".

An evening must kick off with an aperitif! And so we did, at DaVinci's super-stylish 'V Lounge' cocktail bar. The restaurant itself is open air, but with enough cover for when the rains come (and with an airconditioned dining room too). The whole place is tasteful, beautifully designed and welcoming, while the children’s play area allows parents to keep their kids in sight while relaxing with a fine meal. Everything at DaVinci comes from the kitchen with the freshest ingredients. The Lasagne Al Forno and the Spaghetti Neri Pomodorini Calamari e Gamberi (all homemade pasta) are superb in their simplicity. For superlative Italian cuisine, with the freshest of ingredients, in a truly classy environment, be sure to try DaVinci and discover a renaissance of food. Centre of Nai Harn on the road to Rawai www.davinciphuket.com

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It's the first gastronomic restaurant at Chalong pier and has a naturally-thatched roof, quaint interior and an open kitchen where you can see Master Chef Ronnie Macuja and his talented team at work. Whether you prefer indoor or outdoor seating, this intimately proportioned venue serves up delicious fare in a homey atmosphere. Multi-award winning chef Ronnie's creations combine established methods with local flare and creativity producing a stellar menu. Notable dishes include: Phuket lobster salad, Foie gras parfait, Cognacflamed Lobster bisque, Australian lamb cutlet, Red snapper steak and Honey-glazed pork belly. These only touch the surface, while a fine wine list adds an essential touch and a tantalising selection of desserts rounds it all off. VSET is centered on the palate, but it's how everything fits together that makes this a truly extraordinary place. The pier at Chalong Bay (next to Kan Eang @pier) www.vsetrestaurant.com, sales@vsetrestaurant.com

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Complimentary meal value 2,000 THB for 2 persons at Two Chefs Restaurant

The lucky draw will take place during the last week of every month, so don’t miss out!

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Kantok Restaurant

Thai

Kan Eang@pier

Seafood/Thai

Daily 11.30am-10.30pm | +66 76 292929 ext 8207

Daily 10.30am-11pm | +66 83 173 1187, +66 76 381212

Kantok Restaurant offers you a natural and warm ambiance where traditional healthy food is served. "The Kantok" table was originally used by the northern households welcoming guests of importance into their homes.

Kan Eang, meaning "feel at ease", invites you to unwind with the soothing sounds of the sea & a stunning view of Chalong Bay. Savour freshly caught seafood, Thai delights & selected Japanese dishes.

Kantok's Thai set is attentively prepared, beginning with our Thai appetizer platter, including items that continue to be a rare delicacy these days due to the delicate mix of ingredients needed to create an authentic and unique taste. A sampling of our main event, including green curry chicken, mussaman curry and our famed red duck curry is something not to be missed. End your district culinary experience with a local Thai dessert. If you haven't tried the best red duck curry in town you should not miss, it is well worth the effort of doing so. It is definitely a relaxing and an almost hypnotic way to enjoy the evening. Thai classical dance show runs on Mon, Wed and Fri from 7.30-9pm Burasari, Patong Beach www.burasari.com

Nikita’s

75 B4

International/Thai/Seafood

Daily 9am until late | +66 76 288703, +66 81 091 5788

Kan Eang@pier is more than a restaurant, it's a destination. Originally called Kan Eang 1, it has been preparing great seafood dishes for more than 30 years and has long been a favourite among locals and visitors from around the world. Kan Eang@pier continues the tradition of satisfying any palate with its selected fresh seafood and local specialities. Kan Eang@pier has the flexibility to cater for everything from intimate dinners to special events and large banquets. Its friendly and attentive staff and seaside seating in an idyllic setting offer a relaxing and pleasant dining experience day or night. Enjoy a panoramic view of the yacht harbour and nearby islands. The pier of Chalong Bay www.kaneang-pier.com, sales@kaneang-pier.com

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Plum Restaurant / Vanilla Sky Plum 6-11.30pm Mon Closed | Vanilla 5pm-midnight | +66 76 337300

Mediterranean Tapas Bar

South Phuket's premier beach-side bar & restaurant, Nikita's at Rawai, is a real favourite. The absolute seafront, garden-sala café-bar with fantastic island views across Chalong Bay, a shady setting & cool sea breeze is unbeatable for relaxing away balmy afternoons & evenings.

New, chic, Cape Sienna Hotel & Villas, brings sophisticated style to the tropical beauty of Phuket with its two unique dining venues − both with outstanding service, fine cuisine & views to match. It’s chic! It’s modern! It’s hip! It’s laid-back! It’s Cape Sienna Hotel & Villas.

Time means nothing at Nikita's on peaceful Rawai Beach. The well-trained team offers real Thai hospitality, while guests sit happily daydreaming for hours, observing life on the water & chatting with friends. The extensive menu of authentic Thai food, fresh seafood & the famous wood-fired pizzas − along with a selection of over 50 quality wines, cool cocktails, icy cold beers, English draught cider, delicious fruit shakes, an excellent coffee menu and service with a smile – is a winner with visitors as well as the many locals who make Nikita's a second home.

PLUM Restaurant is 'reborn' with ‘value’ as a main item on its menu. "Back to basics" with a fresh and creative touch, featuring Mediterranean home-style & creative Thai-inspired dishes. Plum redefines value for money with over 20 wine labels under 1,400 Baht net. Fantastic views, great service complement this experience!

Dine or relax under the sala, at garden tables or outdoors by the sea. Great food, great music, great wine, great friends… Nikita’s.

Experience Cape Sienna & be surprised by the amazing location, delicious food, great drinks, good music and stunning view…

Located on the water's edge on Rawai Beach Rd www.nikitas-phuket.com

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Vanilla Sky Bar & Lounge – the pinnacle of the resort – serves distinctive cocktails and interesting tapas backed by a breathtaking view of Kamala Bay. Step out on the terrace, slip into one of the chairs; you'll feel you've reached a small piece of heaven on earth.

Cape Sienna Hotel & Villas, Kamala Cliff www.capesienna.com, fb@capesienna.com

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hosen to host Phuket Raceweek because of its ideal location and an established international reputation for unsurpassed service to the most discerning holidaymakers, including foreign dignitaries and Hollywood stars, Cape Panwa Hotel boasts its own private palm-fringed beach, luxury accommodation and first class facilities in a distinguished, old-world ambiance.

Located just an hour from the airport and 15 minutes from Phuket Town, Cape Panwa Hotel is nestled in a quiet corner of southeast Phuket on the hillside of an old coconut plantation offering breathtaking vistas of the Andaman Sea. It offers a selection of elegant, sea-facing suites and pool villas equipped with all the comforts of modern day living, such as WiFi connections, iPod docks and DVD players, while The Absolute Suite combines privacy with stunning views, and features a private spa suite, an oversized pool and a private butler and chef. To relax and unwind, the hotel offers free WiFi access in public areas, two swimming pools, a games room, a fitness centre, water sports, free scuba lessons, and private speed boat and yacht charters. For an extra dose of pampering guests can visit the exclusive Cape Spa, renowned for its exotic rejuvenating treatments.

Dining at Cape Panwa Hotel offers a gastronomical experience, no matter what your preference is. The world-famous Panwa House restaurant, a beautiful Sino-Portuguese mansion on the beach, serves exquisite Thai cuisine. Top of the Reef offers a continental fine-dining experience, while the Café Andaman serves Thai and international fare in a casual atmosphere. Private beach dining is also available. For an evening drink in a refined ambience, visit the piano and lounge bar Otter’s Bar. For something more relaxed, drop by The Lighthouse, a unique nautical pub with live music. For refreshing drinks and snacks during the day head to the beachside Bamboo Bar. For all your other needs the Cape Panwa Hotel team is at your beck and call. Cape Panwa Hotel is part of Kasemkij Hotels’ prestigious Cape Hotel Collections.

For more information please contact 27, 27/2 Moo 8, Sakdidej Rd, Cape Panwa, Phuket 83000 : +66 76 391123-5 : +66 76 391177 reservations@capepanwa.com www.capepanwa.com

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BEAUTY SALON

Hair Studio 9 Welcome to Hair Studio 9. Our experienced staff are committed to providing the most professional services. We are one of the most well known hair salons, bringing superior services and satifaction to all of our respective customers.

Our hair stylists have more than 10 years of experience and specialise in hair extension, cuts, style and colour for women, men and children. At Hair Studio9 we offer the very best colour available in the industry. Our approach reflects the latest in great looks, and fashion from around the world. Our colour lines are manufactured by experts in the field of professional brands: Paul Mitchell, Loreal, Wella, Schwarzkopf, Kudus.

Here's what we offer • Shampoo and blow drying / Hair cutting • Natural hair perm / Natural hair styling • Color : Highlighting, multi dimensional weaves and foils, colour correcting, permanent and semi-permanent tinting • Natural hair extention • Permanant tattoo • Deep conditioning treatment both hair and scalp • Permanent waving and relaxing • Hair cleansing support: Beautiful hair begins with clean hair and a clean scalp: Scalp therapy/Hair growth support. Our hair is the most fragile, yet it is treated the harshest. Protect your hair with our customised More Hair! Salon Hydro Therapy Treatments formulated to restore balance and vital elements to the hair and scalp for optimal hair growth. Our blends of powerful ingredients along with our de-chlorinated water infused with Vitamin C provide treatment plans to recover and nurture you, your hair and your scalp back to health. • Hair colour support: Natural & organic hair colour, which are gentler on the hair, are available. • We do ''Special Occasion Styles'' for weddings, black tie events and proms.

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V.I.P Soi Sansabai

HAIR STUDIO 9

Jungceylon

Patong Sai 3 Rd

Rat-U-Thit Rd

Soi Bangla Patong Beach Rd

PATONG BEACH

Daily 11am – 10pm : +66 76 600108 Jungceylon 2nd Floor, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket 83150 ejshin2000@hanmail.net www.phukethairstudio9.com

Banzan Market Soi Banzan


Lemongrass House

Lemongrass founder, 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.

SPA & BEAUTY

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.

25 percent 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 and Surin Beach, 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.

“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.” 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

สาขาเชิงทะเล ใกลปมน้ำมัน ปตท. Daily 9am – 8pm สาขาสุรินทร ซอยอาวบางเทา ถัดจาก : +66 76 271233 โรงแรมสุรินทรเบยอินน 10/2 Srisoonthorn Rd., Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket 83100 31 34 D4 F1 www.lemongrasshouse.com To Laguna Hotels Twin Palms Phuket

SURIN BEACH

Surin Bay Inn

CAR PARK

Lemongrass

2 House

Lemongrass House 1

CHERNGTALAY

To Tha Reua

To Kamala

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

The Royal Spa and Health Club

Some treatments & packages

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.

Prices range from 1,200 to 6,500 Baht

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, as well as 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 5,000 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. The Royal Spa has 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 at any time. As a special for our 8th year anniversary, we offer 'BUY ONE GET ONE FREE' value.

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The Royal Ayurvedic Massage (90 minutes): Ayurvedic Massage or Abhyanga is a full body massge with medicated oils to balance specific conditions. Hot Stone Massage (90 minutes): Hot Stone Massage is a speciality 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 hours) • 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 14 following locations: Phuket The Royal Spa & Health Club +66 (0)76 236663 The Royal Spa Ao Chalong Villa Resort & Spa +66 (0)76 381691 The Royal Spa Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort +66 (0)76 286100 The Royal Spa Ramada Resort +66 (0)76 396666-7 The Royal Spa The Village Resort & Spa +66 (0)76 398200-5 The Royal Spa Sugar Palm Resort & Spa +66 (0)76 284404 The Royal Spa @ Malisa Villa Suites +66 (0)76 284760 The Royal Spa The Beach Boutique House +66 (0)76 333113 The Royal Spa Absolute Patong Ville Resort +66 (0)76 294500 The Royal Spa At Panta +66 (0)76 275002-14 Phang Nga The Royal Spa Borsaen Villa & Spa +66 (0)76 418888 The Royal Spa Haadson Resort +66 (0)76 593510 Pattaya: Avarin Spa Managed by The Royal Spa +66 (0)38 256555 Trat: The Royal Spa Koh Chang Kacha Resort & Spa +66 (0)39 551223

ถนนเยาวราช สามกอง

Daily 9am – 10pm : +66 76 236663, +66 76 236056 367/63-64 Yaowaraj Rd., Muang, Phuket 83100 info@theroyalspa.com www.theroyalspa.com

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SAM KONG

To Kathu Bypass Rd.

SPA & BEAUTY

The Royal Spa

Tesco Lotus Bangkok Phuket Hospital

Yaowarat Rd.

THE ROYAL SPA

To Downtown Vachira Hospital

KHAO RANG


Oasis Spa

Thailand Tourism Awards, Excellent Day Spa 2008, 2010

SPA & BEAUTY

Day Spa of The Year Asia Spa Awards 2012

Where would you be if ... “You were on a lush tropical isle on the Andaman Sea being pampered with the most incredible spa treatments available anywhere?

Find out for yourself why

Enjoy this Special Offer

Oasis Spas has received the coveted “Tourism Award of Excellence Day Spa” multiple times along with many other prestigious awards at any of three Phuket locations.

Buy 1 Get 1 FREE on the following spa packages at Oasis Spa Phuket, in Laguna, Kamala and Kata from now until 31 March 2013

Take an interlude from the beach to discover Oasis Spas with their distinctive Lanna identity. Famous for combining ancient Thai therapy with the latest discoveries in beauty and wellness, you will love the extreme relaxation and rejuvenation … refreshing and revitalization …re-centering and renewal.

Oasis Sky Breeze Spa, Kata With breathtaking views that include the Andaman Ocean and Phuket’s big marble Buddha, this spa truly affords a ‘mountaintop experience.’ Leave the hustle and bustle of modern life behind and reconnect with the beauty of the earth, hear the message on its gentle breezes, and restore harmony within. Consisting of six individual treatment rooms, an outdoor rooftop swimming pool and herbal steam room, this day spa has a capacity for 12 clients. You too, can be one of the fortunate few. Address: 26 Soi Plukjae, Kata, Phuket

King of Oasis Signature Massage 2 hours, THB 3,900++ By the end of this two-hour massage, you will feel wonderful. Enjoy this powerful, yet pleasing treatment combining Thai massage techniques with Aromatherapy massage. Called by some “stress-management” Thai style, it begins with a Thai Herbal Hot Compress along the strong muscle lines followed by a Hot Oil Massage that works and stretches the muscles while reopening the body’s energy pathways.

Oasis Royal Thai Spa, Kamala

Queen of Oasis Signature Massage 2 hours, THB 3,900++ A therapy that combines the best of Eastern and Western massages to bring out your inner strength. The ancient oriental massage integrated into this therapy focuses on the 10 energy lines along which the body's energy works to detoxify, improve organ function, and promote self-healing. The Swedish, Hot Stone, and Aromatherapy Massage further rejuvenates and enhances health and vigour. It realigns a woman’s life-energy, improves digestion, and promotes inner harmony. You will regain your sparkle!

Nestled among perfect sunsets, an unspoiled tropical beach, and cascading mountains lies a modern and beautifully appointed day spa housed in a traditional Thai-style structure. Stepping through the door is like going back hundreds of years to a more gracious time and place. You will be pampered to in one of the eight elegant treatment rooms equipped with its own Jacuzzi, herbal steam room, and shower for maximum capacity of 12 clients. Set the date, a majestic experience awaits. Address: 128 Moo 3 Kamala Rimhad Road, Kamala, Phuket

Oasis Summer Day 3 hours, THB 4,900++ Too much fun in the sun? Restore and protect your skin from the damage of the sun’s rays with this 3-hours spa package. Begin treatment with your choice of Aloe Vera Mint Body Scrub or Aloe Vera Mint Body Wrap … then enjoy a cool, refreshing Body Massage … and finish with a Biodroga® After Sun Facial Treatment that protects, repairs, and smoothes the skin. On the other hand, you could skip the sun and give your skin a therapy session it will love.

Oasis Secret Garden Spa, Laguna

โอเอซิส สปา สาขา ลากูนา สาขา กะตะ และ สาขา กมลา

Daily 10am – 10pm : +66 76 337777 www.oasisspa.net cs@oasisspa.net

KAMALA BEACH

Patak Rd

Oasis Secret Garden Spa

To Karon Kata Rd

LAGUNA

26 108 40 F5 G5 G5

KATA BEACH

To Layan

Big Budha

Oasis Royal To Surin Thai Spa

To Chalong

Srisoontorn Rd

To Kamala

Oasis Sky Breeze Spa

To Kata Noi

To Patong

Soi Kamala 8

Patak Rd Entrance of Laguna

Soi PlukJae

BANGTAO BEACH

Nestled in the lagoon of a tropical paradise there is a hidden sanctuary devoted to your relaxation, peace, and the rejuvenation of body, spirit, and soul. Each of the five individual treatment villas and private outdoor showers overlook the tranquil waters of an inland lake. Find your way to us on Lagoon Road, Cherngtalay, near the entrance to Laguna Resort and discover a secret garden. Include private villas for a capacity of 10 clients complete with garden hydrotherapy pool and Thai herbal steam room. This is your invite to a garden of delight. Address: 47 Moo 1 Lagoon Road, Laguna Hotels Entrance, Chengtalay, Phuket

Phuket Fantasea

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“The Best Spa In Southeast Asia”

Sukko means "Beyond Happiness". My first feeling when I stepped through the impressive gates of Sukko Spa was, "I’m in paradise". The Sukko staff are dressed beautifully in traditional Thai style and the spa design, influenced by the ancient Siamese capital, creates a haven of calm yet regal serenity. I felt I had left all my troubles behind.

Chilled out by the soothing background music, my mind was filled with a peaceful wellbeing as I enjoyed the warm traditional welcome (again from Sukko culture) of the ‘Flower Floating Ritual’ – similar to ‘Loy Kratong’, where the idea is to float away past stresses and wish for luck and joy from that moment on. A variety of 40 spa treatments – prepared by Sukko's certified Thai Herbalist and based on ancient Thai medical theory – is offered at Sukko, in packages lasting from 2 to 4 hours. Each package has a specific purpose and can be selected to suit your lifestyle or the way you feel on the day. These herbal recipes and procedures have been handed down through generations and are totally free of petrochemicals, synthetic perfumes or colouring. Some of the herbs and spices are grown in Sukko’s own herb garden and picked just for your treatment, ensuring they are as fresh as can be. I was pampered with the “Be Balanced” package; a 3-hour experience that left me feeling relaxed and refreshed. This 3-treatment combination began with 30 minutes in the steam room and the Jacuzzi, followed by a Thai Turmeric Body Scrub designed to soften your skin and awaken your senses. The scrub was followed by Sukko Synergy Body Massage (see description opposite). “Is this pressure okay? Too strong? How are you feeling?” my therapist asked me from time to time. “Mmm…perfect…” were the only responses that seemed to suit how I felt. Sukko Spa’s restaurant, Suk Savoey Spa Cuisine, presents a unique concept: "Menu by Blood Types" and "Menu by Elements". For those who want to exercise, the Suk Sanan Club provides a myriad of fitness opportunities, including ‘Rue Sri Dat Ton’ (the hermit self stretching), a traditional Thai exercise or, for something more strenuous, try ‘Thai Martial Arts’, a traditional and effective art of self-defense.

Signature treatment Sukko Synergy Body Massage 120 minutes, THB 3,100++ Sukko Synergy Body Massage is performed by hands, using finger pressure on energy points and smooth strokes along energy lines. During the movements of the massage, the moleclues of essential oils in Sukko elegant aromatic massage oils will be absorbed through the skin and into the bloodstream to benefit the nervous system and other parts of the body while vitamins and minerals – rich silky base oils – nourish the skin. Weak points in the body are retreated, headaches and muscular tension are reduced, skin conditions are improved and concentration and energy levels are increased. All body, mind and spirit are brought to the balance and in harmony. Sukko Spa, one of Phuket’s most luxurious spas, is located on Chaofa Road just 30 minutes from Phuket International Airport, 10 minutes from Phuket Town, 30 minutes from Kata or Karon Beach and 20 minutes from Patong Beach. It is creatively designed in a contemporary Thai style, set amongst 15 rai (6 acres) of luxuriously landscaped tropical forest.

Daily 10am – 10pm : +66 76 263222 www.sukkospa.com sukko@sukkospa.com facebook.com/sukkospa

ถนนเจาฟาตะวันตก ใกลสามแยกถนนขวาง 92 F4

Kwang Rd.

SPA & BEAUTY

Sukko Cultural Spa

To Phuket Town

To Airport Big-C

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Central Festival

Chao-fa West Rd. To Kathu

Island Furniture & The Courtyard

To Chalong

SUKKO SPA


ANGSANA LAGUNA PHUKET

Jerry J. John How long have you been with Angsana Laguna Phuket? What’s your position and what attracted you to the job? I've been with the Angsana Laguna Phuket for just over two years, having joined prior to the renovation and re-branding in 2011. The opportunity to renovate and launch this flagship resort appealed after having worked at the Banyan Tree Phuket for three years. What were you doing / where were you living & working before? I was in China for two years, where I was part of the team that opened the Hotel Nikko in the northern port city of Tianjin. Where are you from? What is your hometown? I'm of Indian origin and spent my childhood growing up in Malaysia before attending boarding school in Bangalore, India. I then moved to Australia to continue my tertiary studies and eventually met my wife, Debbie, and set up our home in Melbourne. What’s special / different about Angsana Laguna Phuket? What are its unique points? Angsana Laguna Phuket is located on Bang Tao beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on the west coast of Phuket. It was actually built on an island in the middle of a large lagoon, within Asia’s first integrated resort, Laguna Phuket, also home to a select group of 4- and 5-star resorts, golf courses, spas and high-end residential living. Why would someone choose to use your product / service compared to your closest competition? We strive to provide a holiday experience that's a perfect balance of tranquility and activity, including perhaps the island’s best Kids Club, most fashionable Beach Club, Xana, a great selection of both Thai and western dining options − and our award-wining Angsana Spa. That’s on top of a variety of luxurious accommodation options for both couples and families. What are the main challenges as they relate to your role? The ever increasing inventory of hotel rooms in Phuket and the challenges associated with this rapid growth. .…and what are the biggest difficulties you have to overcome? Growing competition which, in turn, puts downward pressure on rates requires us to constantly innovate and differentiate ourselves from the rest of the market to remain competitive. In addition this growth has created a “staffing crunch” resulting in lesser qualified staff and higher wages. We remain very committed to recruiting younger and less-experienced staff and developing them through ongoing training courses. What's your main target market? Europe for the months of November to March and Asia for the remaining months. In addition, with two of the world’s most populated countries on our doorstep, in China and India, and direct flights, there is an ongoing focus to develop these countries into viable year-round markets.

Marketing is obviously an important part of every business – what's your approach to marketing Angsana Laguna Phuket to your target? Marketing has become so much more complex in recent years, first with the advent of the internet and more recently with the social media explosion. We've seen our advertising spend change from being print-media focused to almost 50% now budgeted for online and digital advertising. In addition, the understanding of social media and review sites means spending an ever growing amount of time managing this space and maximising our reach through these channels. What do you like most about what you do now? This business has always been about people and I thoroughly enjoy meeting and working with people from around the world. And what do you like least…? The hours can be exhausting, especially during the busy months! What do you see as your biggest successes to date? The renovation, re-branding and timely opening of this 404-key resort in just five months in 2011 and successfully introducing the Angsana brand to this region in such a short span of time. To what extent does the current global financial mess affect your business? It has implications for our business, but where there are threats there are also opportunities and success in today’s business is foreseeing both opportunity and threats and reacting to each effectively. Is Angsana Laguna Phuket involved in any CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) programmes? The Banyan Tree group, of which we are part, has a strong CSR philosophy with a strong focus on sustainability through protecting our environment and supporting the community in which we operate. Our corporate CSR 1-2-3 programme is aptly named as it involves establishing one initiative a year towards waste management or energy conservation, planting two thousand trees and providing mentors to three “seedlings” (young local students) to guide them through their secondary school years. That’s in addition to many other activities we undertake regularly with the wider local community. What's your over-riding ambition at this stage in your life? To ensure I provide for my kids through school, or towards whatever it is that they want to do, and look forward to retiring with my wife on a peaceful island paradise where days are filled with golf and enjoying holiday experiences that others create for me!

For further information about Angsana Laguna Phuket 10 Moo 4, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket +66 76 324 101 www.angsana.com/en/phuket

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Helicam Provides.....

Laguna Lang Co (Vietnam) a full range of marketing material

Laguna Lang Co is Banyan Tree’s first foray in Vietnam, and echoes the ethos of Laguna Phuket, the company’s flagship integrated resort community in southern Thailand. The development includes Banyan Tree and Angsana branded hotels and spas, an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Sir Nick Faldo and private villas and residences available for sale. The 280-hectare community resides near Lang Co Bay, framed by a 3km beach in the Chan May region, overlooking the East Sea. Banyan Tree Group commissioned Helicam to obtain a varied and extensive selection of new marketing material that would include aerial video & stills, HD video, virtual tours, ground video & stills that will be used in the Grand Opening of the resort and the future marketing of the resort.

Above: Banyan Tree Resort

The Helicam crew have just six days to complete the job. Once on location, the crew systematically goes through the shoot. Using the latest Helicam camera platform, a machine that uses onboard avionics/GPS navigation to actually fly without a pilot, so the Helicam camera operator is able to take the aerial imagery singlehanded with pinpoint accuracy. For the virtual tour the crew proceeds on the ground using a DSLR camera fitted with a fisheye lens to take the HDR (High Dynamic Range) multiple exposure images that will make every 360 degree location. The interactive virtual tour can be viewed on PC, Mac, Andriod, iPhone & iPad devices. For the video the team uses a range of DSLR cameras with professional lenses and a camera slider. The final production will be in HD 1920x1080 and have a licensed sound track. All post production work will be completed by the Helicam studio, at their office in Phuket Thailand. To view the video go to www.vimeo.com/ helicamasia

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Above: Angsana Resort

109 For more information on Helicam please contact: B1 Helicam Co Ltd: Jonathan : +66 89 874 7464 www.helicam.asia info@helicam.asia Phil : +66 87 281 0451 www.helicam.asia phil@helicam.asia


matters

PROPERTY

Death, Taxes and Dr. Feelgood

Now that we've caught your attention, let’s talk about real estate. Most people have heard that age-old adage that the only two sure things in life are death and taxes. Of course the bright idea comes to mind that if you can simply delay those tax bills, than you are done to a single final episode.

Most of the revenue yielding programmes in the sector now work on hotel branded residences. Dare we use that double negative condohotel which aptly describes the product, yet is oh so 'tin man'. Just like first love or one of those Hollywood love stories, the guaranteed return is the carrot in the freight train of eternal happiness.

Never mind tax evasion, or the much more highbrow tax term tax planning. All this talk of the great beyond has me twitching like some cat that’s stepped on a live electric wire. Coining a buzz suddenly takes on a whole new meaning.

Sadly many of these programmes are ill-conceived and often-inexperienced developers are never in a position to fund shortfalls. But where the reality man drops in, is what happens in the third, forth or fifth year after the expiration of the guarantee? More often than not, eternal love is just a pipedream and suddenly the cold reality of less-than-anticipated returns kicks in.

Bright days in Asia over the past few years have created an entire new set of property investors. Long gone are the seven and eight digit wonders that jet in, buy and take the next plane out to some cosmopolitan celebrity party in the ozone. We now have an entire new metric – white-collar workers who have saved up and now are looking to park some cash. Pricing points are significantly lower this time out, and expectations are certainly more austere. Forget a villa; let’s try a condominium with a guaranteed rental return. This time out buyers certainly are more risk adverse and their expectations are much more modest than before the great fall known as sub-prime. We all know bank interest rates are laughable, the stock market is unpredictable and gold... well the recent bottom out has caused much consternation to the prospecting set.

Lifestyle offerings often prey on the feel-good effect of holiday ecstasy. Quick decisions over a few tasty margaritas and a sealed deal can lead to regret. As in all of walks of life, the good, the bad and the ugly remain constant. I always need to remind prospective investors about the dangers of looking over a temporary rainbow versus gazing over a much broader horizon. For those contemplating the world of hotel branded residences take your time, do research, and read the fine print. Understand that those guarantees are simply short-term shots of caffeine in what is more likely a long and arduous overnight drive. While we all love Dr. Feelgood, the truth is there are few successful shortcuts to investment success.

Property is again capturing regional foreign investors on the paradise island of Phuket. Right-priced offerings are gaining the markets undivided attention with entrylevel prices hovering around the USD100, 000 marker. But what is motivating transactions these days are investment yields rather than just capital appreciation.

Bill Barnett is the Managing Director of Phuket-based C9 Hotelworks. orks. C9 is a leading Asian hospitality and property consulting firm. For more information visit www.c9hotelworks.com

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Luxury Seaview Condominium

Location The View is conveniently located on a private elevated position overlooking the three cosmopolitan beaches of Kata, Karon and Kata Noi, on the prestigious western sunset coastline of Phuket, only about 800m away from the beach and just 45 minutes drive south of Phuket International Airport. Kata district is home to pristine beaches, high quality restaurants, cafés, spas and banks with a pace of life generally considered to be quiet and relaxed. For those searching for more frenetic nightlife or shopping, the town of Patong is just 12 minutes drive north. Beautiful Chalong Bay with its marina and expatriate supermarkets is 10 minutes drive to the east with historical Phuket Town 15 minutes drive further east.

Concept The name for our development was conceived from its natural surroundings, perched high on a lush tropical hillside overlooking a pristine bay. This exclusive low density estate of just 53 condominium units has been designed for discerning buyers that appreciate the difference between a product that simply offers “a view”, and those that appreciate the optimum, namely “The View”. Our architects have also drawn inspiration from nature to produce a simple yet stunning building form that is modeled on the shape and mass of ocean waves. The cleverly arranged tiers of units and blocks represent the graceful curve of a wave and its continual movement.

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Architectural Style “Living with Vision� The low-density, low-rise architectural style is a modern tropical contemporary design with strong and deliberate emphasis employed to maximise the view, whilst protecting personal privacy. Careful selection of appropriate materials helps to ensure the practicality and durability of the construction without compromising the aesthetic or function of the units. Each block is constructed in light bright white allowing excellent natural light, whilst the generous windows and full height doors allow optimum ventilation reducing reliance on air conditioning and maintaining our commitment to greener sustainable development. The Wellness Center with spa, fitness gym and sauna is part of the facilities, as well as the restaurant and two swimming pools.

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for money. The units are designed to achieve both significant rental returns and capital growth.

Strength Based Development Team Our team is a strength-based structure with each member regarded as top tier specialists within their respective functions. Our contractors DCM have successfully completed a number of high quality developments that are regularly used as the benchmark of quality amongst the developer community in both Phuket and around Thailand. Carefully selected consultants, each with key local and international technical knowledge, augment the core team to ensure the delivery of excellence in our finished product.

We offer a wide range of high quality sea view units ranging in size from our generous one-bedroom units at 116sqm to our opulent six-bedroom penthouses at 674sqm. Our highly competitive pricing for these condominium units starts from just 11.5 million Thai Baht, proving that there are still opportunities to invest in high quality real estate and secure value

To Naiharn

To Kata Karon

To Airport

i Sa a Yu d nR

To Rawai

Family Mart

7-11 Viset Rd

The View Sales Office

Tesco Lotus

Chalong Circle

To Phuket City

To Chalong Pier RAWAI BEACH

Contacts 29/17-18 Moo 5, Rawai : +66 81 666 6622 : +66 86 943 9996 : +66 76 381488 sale@theviewphuket.com www.theviewphuket.com

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PROPERTY CHOICE

Evatown Resort

Concept: Our concept is to create an affordable practical home that “makes every day feel like a holiday”. The volume of space in our design ensures a feeling of freedom and space, while high ceilings and full height doors that open onto tropical landscaped gardens allow natural light and excellent ventilation. The calming, generously sized infinity edge swimming pools provide that decadent element of luxury.

Taking care of your Investment: Having delivered you a high quality property we are also here to help you manage your investment. Our services include a comprehensive management that includes a villa rental programme that can generate valuable additional income. To participate we use standard furniture packages. Details can be provided by our sales team. The Buying Process: Once you elect to purchase your villa we ask

Our Villas: We offer a choice of villas ranging in size between 106213sqm, at a price range of between 4.9 to 8 million baht. Recreational facilities within the development will include a clubhouse with fitness centre surrounded by lush tropical gardens. We also offer 24-hour security with CCTV cameras, and a Smart card entry system.

you to complete a simple reservation form and pay a reservation deposit. We will then issue an easy to understand contract. For your comfort and peace of mind we always recommend that you select one of the many lawyers based on the island to review the details of the agreement.

Location: Located in peaceful Soi Pa Lai, on the south-east coast of Phuket Island. Close to many delightful seafood restaurants and near Chalong Pier and Marina. Just a short distance away, you can enjoy the beauty of Rawai, Nai Harn, Kata and Karon beaches. Within easy reach of fabulous department stores such as Central Festival Phuket, Tesco Lotus and Villa Market.

About the Developer: Eva Group is already recognised as a leading developer in Phuket’s ultra competitive property market. We continue to design, construct and deliver inspired quality properties at affordable prices. Our innovative young team skillfully blends the latest engineering techniques and new construction materials to create flexible solutions for our growing client base. We pride ourselves on setting the benchmark for quality, innovation and value and are committed to the long term.

Contacts Eva Group 25/453 Moo.5, Rutchada, Muang, Phuket 83000 : +66 88 762 3848 sales@evaphukettown.com www.evaphukettown.com

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Eva Beach

by eva group PROPERTY CHOICE

Location: Set on the beach front, all units offer uninterrupted sea

Design & Construction: Phase 1. All beach front villas are under

and island views of the south east coast of Phuket. Villas are surrounded by lush landscaping and natural rocks to the rear. Enjoy only the sound of the sea and a calming breeze from all floors. It is a short distance to various restaurants, shopping malls, daily fresh seafood market, international schools and one of the best beaches of the island, Nai Harn Beach. The project is centrally located between two 5-star resorts, Evason Phuket and Vijitt. Easy access to the near by islands with wide choice of white sandy beaches and Chalong pier.

construction. Villas delivered by July 2012 are available. Show unit is available for inspection. Phase 2, sea view villas, construction started October 2011. 30 years construction guarantee.

Price Range: This 22 villas beach front development offers three design types with 3 - 4 bedrooms. The villas cover 485 sqm - 596 sqm of built up area and 310 - 385 sqm of living space. Prices range from 32.6 up to 46.7 million Baht. Specification: The developer has put a lot attention on quality building and finishes. All materials are long lasting and low maintenance cost. Teak wood, natural rock, Italian marble, imported Belgium windows and doors, German sanitary items, smart electric control, special Japanese sand spray paint, video call system are standard. The project was created to be environmentally friendly and gives a lot of possibilities for outdoor activities.

Contacts Sales Office: Soi Friendship, Rawai : +66 89 588 1919 : +66 88 756 0382 sales@thai-evagroup.com www.thai-evagroup.com

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PROPERTY CHOICE

Kata Rocks

Location: Kata Rocks is located directly on the oceanfront of Phuket's favoured West Coast, giving stunning sunset views of the Andaman Sea and picturesque Ko Phu island. The development lies between two of Thailand's most beautiful beaches. It is within walking distance of one of Phuket's most exclusive areas, Kata Point which has some of the island's finest restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and beach clubs.

Kata Rocks has won 16 international property awards, including World’s Best Apartment. Within the Sky Villas, smart home technology allows owners to change the lighting, close the blinds, alter the air conditioning, order room service, book spa treatments and activities and enter the central entertainment server with its thousands of films and albums.

Price Range: All 34 Sky Villas have stunning infinity pools with uninterrupted sunset views and range in size from 1 – 4 bedrooms. With over 70% now sold, prices start at Baht 36m for last few remaining Villas.

Concept: With a sleek modern design, Kata Rocks has been built to the highest standards, providing the space and seclusion of a private residence and the benefits of a luxury, boutique resort. The Sky Villas nestle within the natural topography of the surrounding rock features, creating a development that is both in harmony with its location and a thoroughly modern example of tropical design. Resort facilities include an oceanfront restaurant, bar and pool, a luxury spa and wellness centre and a state-of- the-art fitness room.

Contacts Kata Rocks Co., Ltd : +66 80 533 3330 info@katarocks.com www.katarocks.com

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Anchan Villas PROPERTY CHOICE

Location: The Anchan Villas site was chosen with care to ensure residents enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a secluded neighbourhood with the convenience and prestige of residing in one of Phuket’s upcoming residential areas, where everything needed for comfortable living is nearby. Anchan Villas are situated in the surrounding neighbourhoods of Laguna Village, one of the islands most desirable residential areas. The pristine sands of Bang Tao Beach are nearby and Phuket International Airport is just a short drive away.

Price Range: From 26.9 million baht . Concept: Nestled in one of Phuket's most prestigious residential areas against a dramatic mountainous backdrop are nine uniquely exclusive yet affordable single storey villa style homes, each with its own private pool in a gated community. These contemporary Balinese style villas are an ideal investment as a holiday home in the tropics or a permanent residence, offering the peace and tranquility of a secluded location, yet just a short distance from a pristine coastline with all the modern amenities nearby. Space: Anchan Villas are designed to be specious and airy in an attractive and practical layout. The built up areas start from 578 sqm. and rest on plot sizes from 875-1,060 sqm. The master bedroom is separated from the main living room. Our standard house plan offers a large swimming pool of 14.5m x 5m and a large wooden terrace connected to the living room, master bedroom and garage. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are separated to enjoy their own private garden.

Anchan Villas are well designed, using only high standard materials and were nominated as “HIGHLY COMMENDED” Best villa Development (Phuket) Thailand Property Awards 2012.

Design & Construction: Luxurious 4-bedroom villas in a tranquil gated community comprise the Anchan Villa neighbourhood, developed by Pearl Island Property Co., Ltd. Anchan Villas was conceived for discerning home owners and property investors seeking a second home in the tropics in a secure neighbourhood. Services provided by the project’s management ensure residents enjoy well maintained common areas and legal assistance in buying a villa. These contemporary stylish homes are built to high international standards using the best possible construction materials and are especially designed for a comfortable and convenient lifestyle in the tropics. Management: The Anchan Villas community is managed by an experienced residential management company. Management services extended to residents include legal assistance in ensuring a smooth transition in purchasing and moving into a villa; maintenance of Anchan Villas common areas, including street lighting, gardening, general repairs an 24-hour security. Villa rental management is also offered to home owners who want a return on their investment by renting out their home while they are away.

Contacts Pearl Island Property Co., Ltd. Khun Joop Saetiw, Sales Director : +66 81 797 0552 38/2 Moo 6, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket 83110 : +66 76 362600-1 : +66 76 362602 info@anchanvillas.com www.anchanvillas.com

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88 Land & Houses Hillside Phuket

Location: 88 Land and Houses Hillside Phuket is set in a truly central

Space: Provided for all residents in the estate are various facilities,

location with convenient access to many destinations and just 15 minutes from Phuket City. A number of white sandy beaches are close by – Nai Harn, Rawai, Kata and Karon all ideal for swimming – plus a number of famous tourists spots. Easy access to major department stores such as Central Festival, Tesco Lotus, Big C, Index Living Mall and Home Pro Village make shopping easy and convenient. Schools, universities and hospitals are also within easy reach and a direct route to Phuket international Airport makes for easy commuting.

namely a park on the hillside with a panoramic viewpoint, featuring a children's playground, a swimming pool and a gym. In terms of security, we keep the estate safe 24 hours with a key card and CCTV system.

Price Range: Prices start from an affordable 6.9 million Baht. Concept: Tropical serenity is the theme of 88 Land and Houses Hillside Phuket; the houses are meant to exude a sense of relaxation as if you were staying in a resort every day. Branding the project “88”, all houses, will have a number beginning with “88”. 88 Land and Houses Hillside Phuket strived to provide a house that feels like a resort gateway, wherein dwellers can rest and relax, away from the hustle and bustle and in tune with the hillside location. We try our best to make sure that once you step into the house, you will feel as if you are walking into a garden in a mini forest. Right from the arch at the entrance to the estate, we use large trees for the main structure so that true relaxation begins there − and we go the extra mile to preserve the natural vegetation while landscaping the estate. Coming into 88 Land and Houses Hillside Phuket should instantly give the feeling of escape from the chaos outside after a long day at work. Providing a peaceful escape that is luxurious and convenient is the main goal. This project is available for only 100 families only.

Specification: This project occupies a space and there are 3 more Modern Tropical designs of houses to suit. Topaz has 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms in 170 sqm, Sapphire has 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms in 201 sq.m., and Jasper has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms in 272 sqm where the 4th bedroom is on the ground floor (which can be adapted to be a small office). They are all designed especially for the slope of the hillside, categorised into ‘Up’ and ‘Down’ style. Every house is constructed under the theme of ‘Baan Sabai’ (comfy house) of Q-con light weight concrete panels, solar reflective tinted glass windows to lower temperature in the house, bathrooms where the wet and dry areas are clearly separated, separate cold and roomtemperature pantry rooms, air-con in every bedroom, water treatment, water pump and water tank underground − and a finished garden.

About the Developer: Land and Houses is a real estate company of choice for over 30 years with an enviable reputation for providing high quality homes in beautifully maintained surroundings which are ideal for families and couples.

Contacts 88 Land & Houses Sales Office 88/1 Moo 5, Chaofa Road West, Chalong, Muang, Phuket 83130 : +66 76 521888, +66 76 383888 : +66 76 521555 info@lhphuket.com www.lhphuket.com

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Karon Butterfly PROPERTY CHOICE

Location: Karon Butterfly Condominium is located on the hills that surround Karon, only 400 metres from the beach and shopping areas. Within a few minutes, you can reach restaurants, entertainment centres and the beautiful beaches of Patong, Kata and Kata Noi. There are also three golf courses within a short driving distance.

Price Range: The company can offer to the customer a variety of apartment sizes and prices: • Flowers Unit apartment (Building E) start from 3 million Baht • Butterfly apartment (Building F and G) from 1 to 2 bedrooms, start from 4.9 million Baht.

Concept: Karon Butterfly Condominium combines Italian and Thai design, creating a modern style that reflects the best of the two cultures. Specification: At the end of February 2010, the first phase of the project was completed: • Building F with 9 apartments from 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and living room on the ground floor all with exclusive gardens and portico - arcade (now available one unit), the first and second floor units all have a balcony with seaview (sold). • Building G with 7 apartments from 1 and 2 bedrooms. Now available; 3 units on the ground floor with exclusive garden and portico – arcade price start from 4.9 million Baht • Facilities: 300 sqm swimming with jacuzzi (completed); restaurant, fitness and wellness centre (future construction). The second phase of the project under construction is Building E and is composed of a different type of apartment called “Flower Unit”. They are apartments on three levels from 35 to 64 sqm and consist of a kitchen

corner with one bedroom (some units in open plan) with balcony. Behind the bedroom is located the bathroom with shower toilet and sink. To access the first and second floor apartments there is a staircase leading to the covered gangway. The Flower Unit has sea-view or garden-view. The price starts from 3 million Baht.

About The Designers: The Italian Studio of Architecture STArg (Studio Tecnico Associato Architetti Rubelli e Gussago) (info@starg.it) has worked together with Thai Architects SRYT IKON STUDIO (sryt@ windowslive.com) to design the project and to follow the construction. See www.starg.it for details of other projects undertaken. The construction company is the KMIT. The owner Khun Kovit Chankong, together with his professional team, is well experienced in the construction and renovation of Luxury Project Villas, Residential Luxury Villas, Complex Apartments, Commercial/Office Buildings, etc. With the ethics of engineering professionals, they are committed to offer a professional service to our clients. "SAFETY" is our prime principle together with the "SATISFACTION" of our clients. KMIT Construction Services 188/36 Moo 4, T. Thepkrasattri A. Thalang, Phuket 83100 Tel/Fax: +66 (0)76 313048 Mobile: +66 (0)81 652 0795 info@kmitconstruction.com www.kmitconstruction.com

Contacts SUER Real Estate Co., Ltd Patak Rd., Karon, Muang, Phuket 83100 : +66 86 471 3791 : +66 81 892 0247 Pok 089 973 1863. sales@karonbutterfly.com Gianluca 084 923 2953. margianlu@hotmail.it info@karonbutterfly.com www.karonbutterfly.com

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The Aspasia Phuket

Location: Located on the northern peninsular of one of the most

Space: The Aspasia’s double tiered swimming pool reflects the

precious bays on Phuket, Kata Beach.

natural waterfall sound of the rainforest. The development also hosts a good quality restaurant, spa and gym.

Price range: A one bedroom A two bedroom A three bedroom

75 sqm 9.5 million baht 210 sqm 20 million baht 380 sqm 90 million baht

Concept: The only development on the island of its kind. The Aspasia has been designed to blend in with the sea, sky and the luscious vegetation.

Specification: 1 bedroom with living room, kitchen and balcony 75 sqm. 2 bedroom with living room, kitchen and balcony 210 sqm. 3 bedroom with living room, kitchen, movie room and balcony 340 sqm.

Contacts 1/3 Laem Sai Road, Kata Beach, Karon Sub-District, Muang, Phuket 83100 : +66 76 333033 : +66 76 333035 info@aspasiaphuket.com www.aspasiaphuket.com

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The Accenta Phuket PROPERTY CHOICE

Location: A 2 minute walk will bring you down to the northern part

Specification: Two types of units, single bedroom with kitchen,

of Kata Beach, a beach that is not too crowded.,

living room and balcony or a three bedroom with plunge pool on the balconies.

Kata village is only a 5 minutes stroll away, where a wide selection of shops, restaurants and bars are to be found.

Price Range: Sea view apartments from 9 million baht to 46 million baht.

Concept: A tropical dream. During the day enjoy the views of the sea eagles gliding above the trees and beach, or watch the sunbirds feasting on the nectar from the flowers on the terrace. In the evening sit on the terrace while watching the stars and the falling stars, and the only sound you hear is the sea and the cicadas.

Space: Common area: In the common area a lap pool (22m) together with a gym with superb seaview. There is a private parking spot to the apartment. Full hotel service (cleaning, laundry, room service, restaurant etc.) is available if required, by a well functioning management company.

Contacts 1/20 Laem Sai Road, Kata Beach, Karon Sub-District, Muang, Phuket 83100 : +66 76 333033 : +66 76 333035 info@accentaphuket.com www.accentaphuket.com

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The Emerald Terrace Condo Patong

Location: Emerald Terrace is located on a lush and tranquil hillside

About the Developer: Developed by Phuket Future Development

on Asia’s finest resort island of Phuket. Situated well above the much sought-after west coast beach community of Patong, you will be just a few minutes away from a plethora of world class amenities, including shopping, fine dining and a world renowned vibrant night life.

Co.,Ltd., renowned for their high quality standards with their previously completed project, Kathu Golf Condominiums, they now offer competitively priced elegant low-rise condominiums in a high occupancy area of Patong.

Classification: Studio 38 sq.m, 1-bedroom 47 sq.m.

The Legal Package: Including more facilities… fitness centre, innovative swimming pool and Jacuzzi.

Prices from 2.85 - 14.43 million baht., (29 baht : US$ 1 approx) Total units: 133 (70% sold out).

Concept: The Emerald Terrace Condominium, Patong, Phuket offers rooms with many different aspects to choose from. A place to relax in comfort and peace, with the view of your choice, but at the same time a wise investment close to the restaurants, clubs and shopping of Phuket’s most vibrant city. Emerald Terrace is designed to make the most of its natural surroundings while offering a location that is convenient for all amenities.

Contacts Phuket Future Development Co., Ltd. Phabaramee Road, Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand. : +66 84 543 5435 : +66 76 346968 info@phuket-fd.com www.emeraldterracecondopatong.com

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The Emerald Central Condo PROPERTY CHOICE

Location: Emerald Central Condo is not far from any amenity, but is centrally located where nothing is far from your reach no matter what you’re looking for. It's only minutes away from first class shopping malls, Thai markets, tourist destinations, international hospital, golf courses and more. This is the perfect location for people that need to be in the city but can still enjoy a quite community standard of life.

Classification: 1-bedroom 39 sq.m., 2.bedroom 65 sq.m. Prices from 2.75 - 14.43 million baht., (95,000 USD approx). All fully furnished. Concept: The Emerald Central Phuket is created under the concept of quality, design and functionality. We believe in our condos, and plan to provide the best quality lifestyle for all who live there.

About the Developer: Developed by Phuket Future Development Co., Ltd., renowned for their high quality standards. The Emerald Central Condo is the third luxury condominium by Phuket Future Development in Phuket, Thailand. Management: The management team of The Emerald Central Condo feels that we have planned everything as perfectly as possible with our highly experienced and amazingly versatile staff. The Legal Package: The Emerald Central Condos wish to create value for our customers by having value in our condos. Investment packages and other important information are readily available for those seeking to invest with our developments. Freehold and leasehold ownership contracts are both also available.

The material used, along with the design, is not only artistically unique, but is functional as well. We want the people that stay with us to have every amenity needed right on site so they need not look any further. Shopping for goods, clothes or food is some of what we plan to have readily available, making life at the Emerald Central easy and comfortable.

Space: The Emerald Central Condo provides a private car park with a space for each unit. Additional facilities include a first-class fitness center, steam rooms, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Spacious and beautiful natural gardens spread throughout the project constitute unique 'art', making Emerald Central one of a kind.

Contacts Phuket Future Development Co.,Ltd. 94/47 Moo7, Vichitsongkram Road, Ban Kathu,Tumbon Kathu, Amphur Kathu, Phuket 83120, Thailand : +66 84 543 5435 : +66 76 346967 : +66 76 346968 info@phuket-fd.com www.emeraldcentralphuket.com

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Shivalai Boutique Condominium and Pool Villas

Location: Shivalai Boutique Condominium and Pool Villas are situated in the tranquil hillside of Kamala, Phuket. Providing both panoramic sea view and mountain view, Shivalai offers tranquility and a relaxing environment − a good getaway spot from the busy tourist areas of Phuket is an added bonus. A few minutes away from the beautiful white sand KamalaeBeach, Shivalai is surrounded by a delightful variety of restaurants, 24-hour convenience stores and easy access to Big C supermarket in Kamala and it's only a few minutes from the busy nightlife of Patong and nearby famous beaches such as Leam Sing Beach, Surin Beach and Bangtao Beach.

The Pool Villa size is 355 sqm, consists of 2 floors, with a total of 4 bedrooms, 4 en-suite bathrooms, kitchen, garage/car park, dining area and spacious living room with a stunning panoramic sea view.

About the Developer: Willson Heights Property Co., Ltd. is composed of different experienced developers from all over Thailand. These are developers from different companies who had been working with different big projects in Bangkok, Pattaya, Chonburi and Chiangmai. This new team is launching now in Phuket, starting with Shivalai Boutique Condominium and Pool Villas in Kamala and two more upcoming Projects in well-known parts of the island.

Price Range: Price starts from 2.5 million baht for the Condominium. Price starts from 24 million baht for the Sea View Pool Villas.

Concept: Shivalai’s concept is to create a brand with modern Thai architectural exterior design. With a modern contemporary interior and its stunning panoramic seaview and mountain view, Shivalai offers luxury living at a reasonable price. Good for both residential and rental investment purposes.

Specification: Shivalai consists of 48 luxurious suites and 5 Seaview Pool Villas. The Condominium consists of 8 three-story buildings, with 2 units on each floor, comprising two sizes: 34 sqm and 43 sqm. All 48 units are designed with a separate bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, dining area, living area and a Jacuzzi on the balcony.

Contacts 71/19 Moo 3, Soi Kamala 10, Kamala, Phuket 83120 : +66 76 385358 : +66 76 385358 info@shivalaicondo.com www.shivalaicondo.com

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Location When considering the purchase of property anywhere in the world, location is always the most important factor for capital appreciation and rental return… Plunge Tropic Villas fills this need. Located just 2 minutes from Phuket’s most beautiful white sand, Nai Harn Beach, Plunge Tropic Villas is in the heart of Phuket’s favorite expat area where everything is so conveniently near… hundreds of restaurants offering every culinary delight you can imagine, shopping at every corner, grocery stores just steps away, and all the tourist facilities you could possibly need. If you want to get away from the crowded tourist areas, but still have all the conveniences of a holiday destination at a fraction of the cost, Plunge Tropic Villas at Nai Harn Beach is the place for you.

Choice of Floor Plans Plunge Tropic Villas is inspired by the dream to have a tropical villa where the indoor and outdoor spaces merge to become one…. Spacious indoor living areas flow smoothly to grand outdoor terraces with both sunny and shaded areas surrounding the infinity edge pool with relaxing Jacuzzi and romantic Waterfall. We offer the choice of 1, 2 or 3 bedroom villas plus a wheelchair plan. Each villa offers 230 sq.m.-250 sq.m. with Teak Vaulted Ceilings, Solid Wood Floors, private Attached Carports, built-in Wardrobes, Walk-in Closets and wide opening doors that give each villa a feeling of grand open spaces, yet at a price far below current market value. Plunge Tropic Villas satisfies the high demand for a reasonably priced villa with exceptional quality.

Investment Combining this prime location with value pricing and exceptional construction quality guarantees you long term capital appreciation

and high rental returns. For investors, holiday home buyers, or long stay residents, we offer a complete range of property management and rental options to suit everyone’s needs.

Dare to Compare Going…. Going…. Gone! With prices starting at 6.9 million baht, we dare you to compare our Quality, Location and Investment Value. Come and see our Show Villa or contact us now to take advantage of our introductory pricing.

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KATA: This foreign-freehold, 2-bed unit, 195 sqm at The Heights is priced to sell. Immaculate and fully furnished unit with large terrace, it has a great view of Kata Bay. The unit has direct access (no steps) from the estate road.

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KATA NOI: This 3-bedroom Katamanda villa offers privacy and security in Kata's best location. Estate facilities, nearby shopping, restaurants and two pristine beaches just minutes walk away make this a very desirable property.

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NAI HARN: Spacious 2-bedroom apartments with full kitchen and all facilities, overlooking Nai Harn lake. Quiet, with large gardens and swimming pool, just 3 minutes walk to the beach. 24-hr security. Free wi-fi. Ideal for families.

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COCONUT ISLAND: A few land plots remain on Coconut Island Eco Resort of Jindarin Beach; Phuket's last tropical hideaway. Plots from 1.5 m THB and quaint cottages from 1.9 m THB. Resort has its own huge pool, restaurant, wooden jetty and rental management.

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KATA NOI: 1-, 2- & 3-bed sea-view pool penthouses for short or long-term rent and sale. Conveniently located very close to Kata Noi beach and all nearby amenities. No need for car rental to enjoy a great holiday!

Laem Ka Beach

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RAWAI: A unique project of 1 to 4-bed villas just 600m from beautiful, unspoiled Laem Ka beach; swimmable all year. This new concept design gives maximum useable space for minimum outlay. Nothing like this in the area, and all amenities within walking distance.


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Buena Vista Patong

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KOH SIREY: Oceanfront homes with highquality finishing at only a 5 min drive to town. This area is under major development by luxury hotel brands such as Westins, Centara & Hyatt groups. Show house is now available for viewing!

2 Beds Kamala Links

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Orchid Villas

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KAMALA: Conveniently located at walking distance to Kamala Beach and only 10 minutes drive to Patong, this project focuses on a refreshing design trend that brings forth lush greenery and healthy living. Show unit available!

KAMALA: Set within a residential area, this compound now under construction will offer a tranquil and private environment in which owners will enjoy peaceful lifestyle. Access to the beach is only a few minutes walk away!

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KATA: Located on Kata Beach, our information point allows you to have all your property related questions answered. Computers and wifi have been made available free of charge, for your convenience.

PATONG: We have a couple of Information Centres in the biggest mall of Patong where our promotional staff will be more than pleased to assist you in setting a meeting with our professional consultants.

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Discover the best solution for your floor or wall; both exterior and interior With showrooms in Phuket and Bangkok, our boutiques offer compact, unconfused displays, taking the "bazaar" out of the tile showroom and presenting you with an easy reference point for all your floor and wall solutions. In stock Italian porcelain tiles and the highest quality European certified porcelain tiles from China, providing superior materials for home and office renovations as well as larger commercial, residential and condominium projects. We offer a wide range of solutions to flooring requirements in pricing, whilst maintaining the same high standards of material performance and customer care. After sales services include the supply of accessories and machinery for installation and finishing, and care & maintenance products. Our Phuket showroom is not difficult to find. It is located in an easily accessible area of Cherng Talay, at Wana Park on Srisoonthorn Road, not more than 5 minutes from the Two Heroines Monument. Or if you are on a visit to Bangkok, drop by the showroom at Brighton Place

Our Services: • Supply of wide range of high quality tiles for both indoor and outdoor spaces. • Installation consulting • Tile cutting machines • Diamond Discs & Diamond Hand Pads • Spacer and Levelling Systems • Grouting machines • Care & Maintenance products For further information contact: Phuket: Wana Park, Srisoonthorn Road, Cherng Talay : +66 76 620168 : +66 76 620169 Bangkok: Brighton Place, Soi Soonvijay 6, Petchburi Road, Huay Kwang : +66 2 716 6216-8 : +66 2 716 6219 www.tile-asia.com info@tile-asia.com 35 A3

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Häfele pleases all cyclists with “ABUS” a premium-standard lock Cycling is becoming increasingly popular in Thailand, with regular yearon-year growth. This trend in consumer behaviour is driven by different factors, including health (excercise), convenience, speed and avoiding big-city traffic jams. Cycling enjoys widespread government and public support because it is perceived an excellent lifestyle choice. Eager to support this trend, Häfele (Thailand) Limited, a market leader in hardware equipment, home appliances, furniture, kitchen fittings and sanitary ware from Germany, has addressed the need for strong security for your bicycle with “ABUS” by Häfele, the best international-standard bicycle lock in the world. “ABUS” for bike lock has three styles to satisfying every consumer’s need. The first is the “BORDO LITE Bike lock” with a 5mm steel bar with an extra soft two-component coating to prevent damage to the bicycle’s paintwork. The bar, link and case are made of special hardened steel to ensure both strength and easy opening and closing.

The second type is the “SINUS Bike Lock” which comes with a 12mm parabolic, double-bolted, shackle and extra cylinder with an encoded reversible key. The third type is the “Millennio Phantom Bike Lock” which comes with 14 mm strong, high quality and very flexible coiled cable coated with PVC to prevent damage − also featuring a special cylinder with encoded reversible key. Last but not least, Häfele believes that “ABUS”, leader in security and safety products, recognised worldwide for 89 years as the best in its field, will ensure the security of your bike when you have to leave it parked somewhere outside. 1. BORDO LITE Bike lock Cat.No.482.97.020 / 3,490 Baht 2. SINUS Bicycle lock Cat.No.482.97.061 / 2,750 Baht 3. Millennio Phantom Bike lock Cat.No.482.97.070 / 2,100 Baht

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Overview of Access Rights

cause damage to the adjacent land connecting the access. Although Section 1349 provides a significant right to owners of landlocked parcels of land, it should be noted that the Section also provides for liability in compensation for damage caused by the owner utilizing any such ‘right of way.’ As such, any land owner who elects to exercise a ‘right of way’ under Section 1349 of the CCC where available should be aware that they could be liable for damages caused to adjacent land from their crossing of the land to access any public way.

Access rights are just as critical for landowners in Thailand as they are elsewhere. Frequently, we are asked what is the best method of securing access rights to a parcel of land that is landlocked and not connecting to a public road to ensure that the owner of the landlocked land, and his or her guests, can access freely by vehicle or on foot. There are several possibilities for ensuring or acquiring access for a landlocked parcel of land, and the Civil and Commercial Code of Thailand (“CCC”) specifically provides legal rights. But, depending on the circumstances and the intended access use, certain rights of access may prove to be better options than others. Generally, however, landowners opt for so-called ‘rights of way’ or registering an access ‘servitude’ across an adjacent parcel of land that does provide access to a public road. This article provides an overview of the differences between a ‘right of way’ and a ‘servitude’ under Thai law and their circumstantial uses.

Servitudes: Given the narrow conditions necessary to obtain a legal ‘right of way’ under the CCC, for many landowners an access servitude often provides a more practical and flexible legal option. Servitudes are legally registered rights of land (or immovable property as it is referred to in the CCC) whereby the land in which the registered servitude benefits is known as the dominant land, and the land which the servitude is registered against is known as the servient land under Section 1387 of the CCC. As such, servitudes are real registered rights for a parcel of land and may include a number of benefits, or rights, in favour of the dominant land based on the scope of the servitude. Such benefits typically include rights of the dominant land to have vehicle, pedestrian and utility access connections across the servient land. Once registered at the Land Office, a servitude is documented against the title deed of the servient land in favour of the dominant land and lasts in perpetuity unless extinguished by mutual agreement of the dominant and servient landowners, or by operation of law for non-use for a period of 10 consecutive years.

Legal ‘Rights of Way’: In Thailand, so called ‘rights of way’ are essentially governed by Section 1349 of the CCC which provides that, where a parcel of land is “surrounded by other pieces of land that it has no access to the public ways, the owner may pass over the surrounding land to reach a public way.” The key issue under this provision of the CCC is that the land seeking access to the public ways must actually be landlocked from the public way, ie it must not itself have any access to any public way in order for a legal ‘right of way’ to be created under Section 1349. The only other circumstances where a ‘right of way’ is created under Section 1349 is where the parcel of land seeking access to a public way cannot reach the public way without crossing over a “pond, marsh or sea”, or “if there is a steep slope with a considerable difference of level between the land and the public way.” Should, however, a ‘right of way’ be legally available to an owner of a landlocked parcel of land for any of the circumstances provided under Section 1349 of the CCC, the ‘right of way’ is legally granted without compensation (unless otherwise agreed privately between the relevant landowners) and the owner has the right to cross the adjacent parcel of land to access the public way. Furthermore, the landlocked owner may even legally construct a roadway at such owner’s expense where necessary, provided that the owner does not

Every registered servitude should also be accompanied by a servitude agreement setting out the detailed scope of the servitude. It is therefore key for dominant landowners seeking to secure a registered servitude to determine the precise scope of the servitude to be registered with a servient landowner. The scope may include matters such as whether the servitude is for compensation or no compensation; whether the servitude covers the entirety or a portion of the servient land; expenses for maintenance and upkeep of the servitude; and whether the servitude is strictly for access for the dominant landowner, or also for the landowners invitees and others. Each such agreement setting our the scope of the servitude should be registered with the land office in the event there is ever a dispute in relation to the use. The main benefit of a servitude over a ‘right of way’ is that it is often a more flexible option for landowners, covering a larger scope of access matters such as utility connections and specific access rights. Moreover, servitudes are available for landowners who are not landlocked and may already have access to public ways, but wish to have access across another parcel of land. However, landowners seeking to obtain servitudes should be aware that servitudes are registered by the mutual agreements of the dominant landowner and the servient landowner and, as such, may ultimately involve the dominant landowner paying some compensation to the servient landowner for the latter's agreement to register the servitude. Conclusion: Whilst there may be options available to landowners for access matters, including private access agreements, the two predominant legal rights available to secure under the Civil and Commercial Code are ‘rights of way” under Section 1349 of the CCC, and servitudes under Section 1387 of the CCC. Rights of way can be legally obtained in favour of parcels of lands that are landlocked from access to the public ways, whereas servitudes provide flexibility; dominant and servient landowners agree to a specific scope of a registered servitude in a servitude agreement.

This article was written by Robert Krupica, of HughesKrupica, HughesKrupica Consulting Co. Ltd www.hugheskrupica.com International Legal Services Provider: Real Estate; Hospitality; Leisure.

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THINGS TO DO

Phuket has plenty of choices when it comes to places to see and things to do. This month we’d like to offer you a guide to some activities which will give you an insight into Phuket’s cultural side, away from the usual tourist attractions. We hope that this may enhance your holiday experience and perhaps persuade you to return in the future. Try the Local Food. The island has a unique cuisine and both its entrées and desserts are a combination of local and Chinese cooking styles. International visitors shouldn’t miss the opportunity to sample the mouth-watering and unique ue offerings of Phuket’s kitchens. We have the inside track on toothsome dishes which will tempt your taste buds. Please allow us to offer a few examples:

Dim Sum Dim Sum. This is a steamed dumpling, filled with a choice of every imaginable variety of sweet or savoury filling, sometimes accompanied by Chinese herb chicken soup and condiments.

Mee Hok Kian This is made with large yellow noodles odles similar to Japanese Soba. Mee Hokk Kian can be served with pork-bone soup up and/ or dried noodles. A delightful variety ety known d noodles, noodles soup, soup as Mee Hok Kian Pak includes fried egg, fried onions, pork crackling and a choice of pork, fish or squid. Recommended Mee Hok Kian restaurants are Mee Ao Gay, located on Poonpol Road, and Mee Sapam at Sapam Village, Thepkasattri Road. Clock Tower Circle, Phuket Road, or at the Oh Tao Restaurant next to Bang Neaw Municipality School, Phuket Road.

Mee Sue Phuket’s breakfast noodles with a salty taste and white colour when uncooked are boiled and flavoured with oriental spices. They can be served with sliced pork or chicken accompanied by boiled rice or rice soup. Kuo Kwan Restaurant, located on Phuket Road near Robinson’s department store, is rightly famous for this simple but tasty dish.

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Kanom Jin Phuket This is a vermicelli-based dish served with a variety of curry sauces. Often eaten as breakfast, it comes with a range of fresh vegetables, boiled eggs, and curried fish mousse (Hor Mok).

Oh Aew An unbeatable Phuket dessert which is made from jellied banana-flour mixed with boiled red beans, ice, and sweet red syrup: available everywhere.Clock Tower Circle, Phuket Road, or at the Oh Tao Restaurant next to Bang Neaw Municipality School, Phuket Road.

Oh Tao (Also known as Hoi Tod Hokgian). This is a fried oyster dish prepared with eggs, flour, bean sprouts and taro root. It’s a favourite Phuket snack. Look for it at the Oh Tao Wongwian Restaurant, located near the Clock Tower Circle, Phuket Road, or at the Oh Tao Restaurant next to Bang Neaw Municipality School, Phuket Road.


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COTTO Studio is a full-service centre where you can examine our full product ranges of ceramic tiles, porcelain tiles and sanitary ware. Our professional staff are ready to offer you our featured services, in order to ensure your best experience in home decoration, including; • • • •

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Also, COTTO has recently launched its latest collection, COTTO Italia, which is a prestigious collection of Italian porcelain tiles from collaboration between COTTO and Italian top-notch brands, featuring various series of porcelain tiles which are perfect for both residential and commercial use. WALKS/1.0 resembles Quartzite which is an extremely resistant material, often used for outdoor flooring. The extremely high physical-mechanical performances of Walks/1.0, make it ideal for flooring, wall covering and use on facades. In designing swimming pools and wellness environments, the great resistance to slipping makes this product ideal for use as bathtub edges, even in outdoor environments (especially in light colours that absorb less heat).

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