Leisure shopping, homeware shopping or grocery buying – there’s definitely a mall that’ll meet your shopping needs in Phuket. We check out some of the biggest shopping complexes on the island – from supermarket complexes that serve as a handy one-stop shop, to glitzy malls that make for a perfect rainy day escape:
The sprawling compound of Central Festival Phuket, home to over 120 stores is a shopaholic’s dream come true. There’s something for everyone here – whether you’re looking to purchase elegant, silky clothing from one of the chic boutiques, or are on the lookout for homeware or electronics. If you aren’t in the mood for shopping, catch a movie or two at the cinema or chill out in one of the many cafes with your handy iPad.
Central Festival Phuket is located at 74-75 Moo 5 Vichitsongkram Rd, Phuket Town, Phuket, p. +66 76 291 111. Open 10:30am-10pm daily.
With more than 200 stores, Jungceylon Shopping Mall is a venue that’ll fulfil all your shopping needs. You’ll easily spend hours browsing through the numerous stores selling an array of products – from fashion wear and eyeglasses to cosmetics, mobile phones and computer games. On-site venues like the Shell World Museum and Shop, Mario Land games zone, gaming arcade, bowling alley, cinema, laser shooting range and a 4D ride theatre makes this a place where vacationers across ages will enjoy spending time at.
Jungceylon Shopping Mall is located at 181 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong, Phuket, p. +66 76 366 022. Open 11am-10pm daily.
Premium Outlet Phuket is the place where all bargain hunters want to be. Enjoy discounts of up to 70 percent off items from well-loved brands like Lacoste, Guy Laroche, Lee, Levi’s, Pierre Cardin, Adidas and Nike. There’s more than just fashion wear here – you’ll also find outlets selling kids wear and toys, Thai handicrafts and ornaments as well as golfing equipment and accessories.
Premium Outlet Phuket is located at 888 Mooh 2, Koh Kaew, Phuket Town, Phuket, p. +66 76 350 500. Open 10am-9pm daily.
The trendy Banana Walk makes for a great rainy day escape. Spend a relaxed day here shopping, cafe-hopping, dining or indulging in a pampering spa treatment or beauty treatment. Stay on in the evening to enjoy the nightly live music performance held out at the covered garden in the outdoor area.
Banana Walk is located at 124/11 Thawewong Rd, Patong, Phuket, +66 76 341 489. Open 11am-11pm daily.
BIG C SHOPPING MALL
The expansive Big C Shopping Mall isn’t a venue for leisure shopping. The complex houses a handful of clothing stores, a food hall, supermarket and numerous shops selling mobile phones and electronics.
Big C Shopping Mall is located along Bypass Road, Phuket Town, Phuket, p. +66 2 252 5757. Open 9am-11pm daily.
Just like Big C Shopping Mall, Tesco Lotus serves as a one-stop shop for groceries and necessities. The complex contains a large supermarket, electronics stores, a toys department, Boots pharmacy, a food hall and plenty of fast food outlets.
Tesco Lotus is located along Bypass Road, Phuket Town, Phuket. Open 9am-11pm daily.
Looking for chic, quality homeware? Check out Index Living Mall, where you’ll find a wide selection of bedding, kitchenware, home ornaments, home theatre systems and more.
Index Living Mall is located at Soi Chaloem Phrakiat, Phuket, p. +66 76 249 541. Open 10am-9pm daily.
Give your home a brand new look by picking out a choice selection of goods from the massive HomeWorks Phuket. You’ll find a plethora of home and office furniture, along with electronic products and outdoor accessories.
HomeWorks Phuket is located at 79 Moo 5 T., Phuket 83000, p. +66 76 608 000. Open 10am-9pm daily.
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