With numerous markets, malls, and outlets, shoppers are spoiled with choices in Phuket. Pick from the freshest fruits and vegetables, to great bargains of clothes, souvenirs and collectables with these suggested places.
Phuket Town Weekend Market
Phuket Town Weekend Market (formerly known as the Naka Market) is located on the outskirt of Phuket town and well worth a visit where you will find great bargains, fruits, vegetables, herbs, chili pastes etc. The market also offers row upon row of clothes stalls, footwear, handbags, jewellery, souvenirs, collectables and crafts.
Open on Saturday and Sunday between 4pm and 9pm only.
Chillva Market Phuket
This trendy night market with a bohemian vide boasts an impressive selection of food, fashion and other stalls selling unique knick knacks. Located by the side of Yaowarat Road in Phuket Town, it’s one of the best night markets to check out for a local feel.
Opens daily from 4pm to 10pm.
Central Festival Phuket
This is a large, modern commercial shopping mall in which you can find just about anything from fashion, interiors, fabrics, coffee shops, book stores, restaurants, cinemas and many other things.
Jungceylon Shopping Mall
With more than 200 stores, this is a shopping heaven for shopaholics located in Patong. You can find brand-name fashion, cosmetics, shoes, electronics and accessories. A great rainy day shelter or escape from the heat as this mega mall has a cinema and a 16-lane bowling alley to keep you entertained.
Jewellery and Pearls
The 3 most reputable jewellery shops are all located near Phuket town, about 40 minutes away, named Wang Talang, Gems Gallery and Phuket Pearl.