Phuket Town has loads of shopping opportunities with a range of unique boutiques, antique shops, malls and markets, meaning you can find just about anything and everything in a range of prices that suits all budgets.
It has a few malls of its own in the centre of town that contain well-known labels, as well as stalls selling a variety of knick knacks.
Ranong Road boasts two markets on a daily basis, namely Talaad Sod Satarana and Downtown Market.
The street is lined with gold shops and the markets mainly sell fresh produce and make for the ideal opportunity to take a glimpse into local life.
The road is also where the headquarters of the songteaw transportation leaves from, should you wish to venture off to another part of the island.
Shopping in Phuket City | Phuket’s famous Weekend Market, known in Thai as Talad Tai Rot is held on the outskirts of town from 16:00 to late every weekend, rain or shine. This enormous bazaar is positioned along Wirat Hong Yok Road and is where you’ll find a jaw-dropping amount of goods, both new and secondhand. It also boasts a gargantuan food section, one of its major highlights.