Shopping in Phuket - Jungcelyon - Central Festival

Shopping in Phuket – Jungcelyon – Central Festival

By Drew |

Jungcelyon? Central Festival? if you’re into Shopping¬†in Phuket you will have a fantastic time here.

Phuket is well-known for its beaches and gorgeous surroundings. But those aren’t the only items tourists and locals love about Phuket Island. Shopping in Phuket is some of the best found in Asia, and the region’s two main malls, Jungcelyon and the Central Festival, are the perfect venues to find top brands.

The 'ship' at Jungcelyon shopping mall
The ‘ship’ at Jungcelyon

From brilliant shops that have the latest fashions to restaurants that serve topnotch food, you can find everything you need – or don’t – when shopping in Phuket.

But those aren’t the only items tourists and locals love about Phuket Island. Shopping in Phuket is some of the best found in Asia, and the region’s two main malls, Jungcelyon and the Central Festival, are the perfect venues to find top brands. From brilliant shops that have the latest fashions to restaurants that serve topnotch food, you can find everything you need – or don’t – when shopping in Phuket.

From brilliant shops that have the latest fashions to restaurants that serve topnotch food, you can find everything you need – or don’t – when shopping in Phuket.

Shopping in Phuket Jungcelyon.

Jungcelyon at Patong is located downtown near Bangla Road.

It is easy to get to, and once inside, you will find a beautifully decorated mall with plenty of open space. Jungcelyon has changed shopping in Patong. The mall contains more than 200 stores that sell a variety of goods. From electronics to clothing, jewellery to perfume, shoppers can spend an entire day roaming Jungcelyon.

Jungcelyon may have more stores than you can visit in one day. But the mall also has two huge department stores.

Shopping in Phuket Jungcelyon shopping mall
Jungcelyon shopping mall

Robinson’s is located on the top tier and sells many higher-end goods. Those keen on shopping in Phuket can really get going here. Brands include Polo Ralph Lauren, Lacoste, Giorgio Armani and Clinique. The Big C Supermarket is the other big department store and takes care of visitors’ food needs. A huge range of fresh foods, meats, bakery and many imported items.

There is plenty more to Jungcelyon. The mall has a cinema and bowling alley and two hotels HERE

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Food is not in short supply at Jungcelyon. No matter what you crave, you can find it there. Thai, Japanese, Indian, Chinese or American style food are all available. Once you grab your food, you can sit inside or outside, and enjoy a great meal at Jungcelyon.

Shopping in Phuket Central Festival.

Head just a little way outside Phuket Town, and you will find Central Festival.

Although it has fewer stores than Jungcelyon, around 120, Central Festival is typically thought as the main shopping hub in the area. The mall has a great mix of higher ends goods and medium-range items. Clothes, perfume, toys, electronics, and more can be found in the giant mall.

Shopping in Phuket Central Festival mall
Phuket Central Festival

Some of the mall’s most popular shops are Zara, Mango, Lacoste, H&M and more.

After shopping, sit down to a coffee at Starbucks or a glass of red wine at the Wine Connection. There are over 30 restaurants and cafes to enjoy in Central Festival. There is also a large food hall with plenty of options for hungry shoppers.

Central Festival is a four-floor shopping in Phuket delightful shopping centre. The lower floor has palm trees and other natural elements that give visitors a feeling of being outdoors. The spacious, high ceilings help to give the notion that you aren’t spending the day inside. However, the cool air conditioning provides visitors with the chance to escape Phuket’s heat.

The New Central Festival.

The complex has been open since 2004, and currently, a new portion of the mall is being built next door.

Central Festival Shopping in Phuket construction
Central Festival construction Jan 2017

It is expected to be completed by the middle of 2018. The expansion will provide shoppers with more shops, restaurants and entertainment when visiting Central Festival.
Shopping in Phuket is a perfect day out. From top brands to delicious foods, you can find everything you need on a day out at Jungcelyon and Central Festival.

With many markets, street vendors and an abundance of great restaurants sopping in Phuket can be fun. If you like the ‘mall’ environment with top brands and delicious foods, you can find everything you need on a day out at Jungcelyon and Central Festival.

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