bcdmnvmkcThere are many shopping places in Phuket, whether it is a night market or local boutique shops, Phuket has it all. However, if we are talking about standard malls where you will find designer brands, franchised famous restaurant and a reliable supermarket then it has to be these 6 malls.
In this article, we will exclude places like Tesco Lotus, Supercheap, SB Design Square and Index Living Mall as they specialise in one area with a small to none selection of boutique shops.
Located on Rat-u-thit road in Patong, Jungceylon offers the utmost convenience and a shopping paradise that will make you believe that you were in the capital city of Thailand.
Jungceylon is derived its name from an ancient name of Phuket. Equipped with all kinds of stores, this colourful modern mall features boutique designer brand outlets, cinema, supermarket and bowling.
This Phuket mall has several major partners such as Robinson, Big C and SF cinema and bowling where you can shop branded products, enjoy watching movies, bowling or even shop for grocery.
You can dine and enjoy a night out at fine dining restaurants and drinking in designed pubs or if you are just looking for some grab and go or easy meals, you can try a food court.
There are also good numbers of health and beauty shops as well as banks in this modern mall.
Jungceylon opens daily from 11.00 – 22.00 hrs. However, other zones such as LOVE and Big C malls open earlier, from 09.00 and 10.00 hrs respectively. For map directions, click here
2. Central Festival Phuket
Guaranteed by its famous Thai department store brand, Central, Central Festival Phuket offers a wide range of popular designer brand outlets as well as dining options. You can find all the standard shops and outlets such as Boots, Supersports, Power Buy, Office Depot, B2S and many more.
You can enjoy dining in over 40 food, dessert and café outlets – Starbucks, MK Restaurant, Swensen’s and Fuji to name a few. Otherwise, you can watch the recent movies at SFX Coliseum Cinema or enjoy a 4D experience at Y-Max Real 4D.
Besides popular food outlets, Central Phuket also has an outdoor area where you can dine and enjoy the night. For those who look for just convenient meal with affordable prices, this mall has a food court at your service.
Famous fashion branded clothes such as Dorothy Perkins, H&M, ZARA, MANGO, Levi’s and many more can be found here as well.
You can ask for a VAT Refund for Tourist when you purchase at least 2,000 THB with simple steps. Central Festival Phuket opens daily from 10.30 – 22.00 hrs. For map directions, click here
3. Boat Avenue – Phuket
Covering an area of 30,000 sqm, Boat Avenue Phuket is located at the entrance of the famous Laguna Phuket Resort Complex in Cherng Talay. This mall features Zcape condominium buildings hosting stores, offices and restaurants, Container Mall, B-Mall and a Villa Market.
Marketed itself as a premium retail outlet, this mall offers places to dine, shop for jewellery and buy grocery at quality supermarkets where there are a nice range of imported goods and foods.
Boat Avenue opens daily from 08.00-22.00 hrs.
4. Banana Walk
This three-story mall is located 100 metres from south of Soi Bangla. Banana Walk features good numbers of popular dining outlets such as Sizzler, Segafredo, Swensen’s, Wine Connection and many more.
While you can enjoy a good range of dining experience, you can also do some shopping at brand-name shops such as Quicksilver, iBeat store, Siam Pearl and etc.,
There is a supermarket, Villa Market, where you can do a grocery shopping or buying some beauty products at Boots.
Mini golf can be enjoyed at the rooftop of Banana Mall building. Banana Walk opens daily from 11.00 – 23.00 hrs. See map for directions.
5. Limelight Avenue
Sit in the heart of Phuket on the new Dibuk Road – just a few steps away from the Phuket Old Town, this modern mall has just opened early of this year, 2015.
You can find local fashion stores, beauty shops, yoga school, nail and hair spa. There are also some selection of dining outlets and cafés such as McDonald, Kasa Japanese Restaurant, Tom and Toms Coffee and etc., A mini supermarket, Tops Daily, and Food Court are also available here.
In addition to fashion and food outlets, Limelight Avenue offers places like laundry, music school and vet clinic.
Limelight mall opens daily from 10.00 – 22.00 hrs. Go to map for directions.
6. Premium Outlet Phuket
Located on Chalearmprakiet Ror 9 Road, Premium Outlet Phuket features around 300 brand names clothing and bags with over 90% are an international brand.
You will find brands like Lacoste, Guy Laroche, Hush Puppies, Warner Bros, Pierre Cardin, Van Heusen, Levi’s, Nautica, Adidas and Nike at this mall with discount up to 70%.
The majority of shops at Premium Outlet Phuket are clothing, but it also has some restaurants for shoppers to refill their energy.
If you wonder what brands this mall offer are, you can check out its website where you will also find other branches of Premium Outlet in other main tourist destination in Thailand.
Premium Outlet opens daily from 10.00 -21.00 hrs. Click here for map direction.
Shopping is just one of the many activities you can do when traveling to Phuket. You can visit temples, watch amazing shows, and of course, visit the beautiful beaches in the island. If you are traveling with family, click here to see fun family activities you can do in Phuket.