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Where can I find cheap sports facilities?

The best places to exercise on the cheap.

By Kazira Hans

Monday 5 November 2012, 04:36PM


Andaman Badminton

Eight rubber courts and four cement courts. Parking space for 10-20 cars.

Where: In Phuket Town at the Slaughterhouse intersection (Yee Teng intersection), near Siam Commercial Bank on Chao Fa Rd. There’s a small road behind the bank where you’ll see an orange and green sign.

Open: Mon-Fri, 4pm-10pm; Sat-Sun, 4pm-8pm.

Cost: Rubber court B150/hr, Cement court B100/hr.

Tel. 08 9645 2848, 076 212 492.



Intana Court

Where: Take Chao Fa West road towards Chalong. Turn left into the soi that has Tiger Muay Thai gym, and the courts are about 50m down. There are three courts.

Open: 7.30am-10pm daily.

Cost: Day time court rental B300/hr; night time B360/hr.

Tel. 08 1895 8703.


Jomthong Village

Where: From Phuket Town take Chao Fa West Rd towards Chalong, take a left Kwang Rd Junction, keep straight until you see Jomthong Village sign on the right. Drive into the village. There are two courts

Cost: B50/person. First come first served (literally).

Tel. 08 7629 3616.


OrBorJor Tennis Court

Where: Phuket Town, right opposite Phuket Provincial Hall at intersection of Damrong and Surin Rds.

Open: 4pm-9pm, but can call to arrange play at other times.

Cost: B100 per visit.

Tel. 08 1537 3639.



Smart Gym Suan Luang

Where: On Chao Fa East road, next to Big One grocery store, near Siam Commercial Bank.

Open: 9am-9pm daily.

Cost: B80/session


Tel. 081 958 0260


Smart Gym Fitness Phuket Town

Where: Phuket Town, near Robinson. If you drive from the Royal Phuket City Hotel towards the Thavorn Grand Hotel, turn left at the Expo shopping centre traffic lights. The gym is opposite Expo.

Open: 9am-9pm daily.

Cost: B180/session.

Tel. 076 232 964


Chalong Gym

Where: From Phuket Town, take Chao Fa East Rd towards Chalong. Chalong Fitness is the blue building on the left hand side of the road, approximately 200m before Land and House.

Open: 8am-9pm daily.

Cost: B150/day

Tel. 087 889 1104


Nai Harn Gym

Where: In the Bzenter Mall in Naiharn, the building cluster that also houses Da Vinci restaurant.

Open: 7am-9pm daily.

Cost: B200/visit

Tel. 082 415 9925



Phuket Municipality Swimming Pool

Where: This 25-metre public pool is in Saphan Hin, on the southeast edge of Phuket Town.

Open: Daily from 2pm-9pm except Sunday.

Cost: Children B5; Adults B10. Stay until your skin is thoroughly wrinkled, or longer.


Jomthong Village

Where: Take Chao Fa West Rd towards Chalong. Take a left Kwang Rd Junction, keep straight until you see Jomthong Village sign on the right. Drive into the village.

Cost: B40/day


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