Getting around

Getting around is easy by bus, a rented motorbike or car. If you don't want to drive yourself we can arrange with taxi transfers or a car with a driver only for you. You can chose your destination for a day out from 35 Phuket beaches or shopping at luxury malls or at the local market.

Phuket as a tropical Island has a great variety of nature with micro climate zones. Sandy beaches, mangrove wet land, tropical rain-forest with water falls and high hills. In short its a wonderful Island to explore. 


By Bus
You walk 500 meters to Family Mart and take the bus either to Phuket town which also stops just outside Central Festival or the other direction to Patong. The fare is 25 THB and the bus leaves every 30 minutes until 6PM. 

Motorbike rental 250-300 THB per day
Car rentals from 850 THB per day  Sutin Hertz Avis Budget Braun David Phuket
Taxi/Tuk-Tuk Patong-Kathu up to negotiation. 250 THB one way or 400 THB round trip
Motorbike taxi Patong-Kathu up to negotiation. 150 THB

Call for Taxi service:
Khun Chai 08 727 53 442 or 08 728 36 840
Khun Tam 080 040 9089

Grab Taxi app Price around 180 THB from homestay to Patong. Very popular
Uber taxi app Uber will be back in Phuket in the high season



Below are some examples of driving distances from Phuket Gay Homestay.
2 Minutes 
Family Mart
Gasoline station
ATM machine
2 Restaurant 

10 minutes
Kathu Gym
5 Restaurants
Kathu local market and several family and 7-11 minimarts
Kathu waterfall and cable waterski
Hiraniakara Gay Spa
Two golf clubs and Bang Wat Dam recreational area.
Kathu waterworld (coming soon) 

15 Minutes
Patong Beach
Patong, Paradise Complex (gay entertainment area)
Patong, Bangla rd (straight entertainment area)
Patong, Jung Ceylon shopping mall and restaurants
Phuket town shopping, Central festival, Big-C, Tesco Lotus, Index, HomePro and Home Mart.

20 Minutes
Tara Gay Sauna (Phuket Town)
Suan Luang Park (King Rama Park) Cruising
Karon Beach
Laem Sing Beach

30 Minutes
Phuket International Airport
Gibbon rehabilitation Project
Kata Beach
Chalong pier
Wat Chalong temple

40 minutes
Laem Promthep view point
Nai Harn Beach

Restaurants sorted by distance
Thong Dee  (Swedish/Thai)
Mee Ton Poe (Hokkien Chinese noodle, Phuket style) FB-link
Prong Dong (Thai) FB-link
Kathu Market
Big Chicken (Thai)
Royale Namtok (French 5 star)
Mem Trio (exclusive)
Central Festival (more than 50 restaurants, including Wine Connection)
Natrual restaurant
Up town (modern Thai)
Blue Eelephant (top Thai)

Shopping sorted by distance
Family Mart Soi Bangtong
Kathu Market
Supercheap 24 Kathu
Tesco Lotus Express Kathu
Central Festival, Phuket town
Big C, Phuket Town
Jung Ceylon Patong
Robinson Phuket town
Weekend market Phuket town

Kathu Gym
Phuket Gym (close to Paradise Complex)

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