On the way from Phuket airport to our hotel at Kata Beach, we saw blocks and blocks of building that looked like factory outlet mall with Nike, Adidas, Quiksilver, Roxy, etc. It was the Premium Outlet Phuket, about 30 minutes south of the airport.
During the transfer from Sugar Palm Resort to The Westin Siray Bay, Hubby told the taxi driver to stop us at Premium Outlet Phuket for lunch and shopping.
I bought a few items from Quiksilver. Prices were not attractive nor the choices exciting. Hubby and the 2 boys entertained themselves with Ipad and PSP. But after awhile, they started making noise. Didn’t they know shopping is girl’s best retail therapy?
The Premium Outlet has blocks and blocks of shops, side by side. As such, it was quite hot walking from one block to another and it wasn’t totally covered shade between the shops.
We had very bad shopping experience at Rampage outlet. Just because the staff did not understand our question in English, they got impatient and raised their voice on us. When I told the girl at the cashier that she was very rude and I would make a complaint against her, to my surprise again, she replied me with a very angry voice “Go, go, complain”.
We did not see any restaurants except for subway cart that sells hot dogs, ice-cream store and food court with not much choice of food. Food was bland too but edible.
After unsatisfying lunch, we stopped at this Waffle & Froz store for ice-cream. Though the staff there did not speak English, they were smiling and allowed us to try the different flavors before we purchased. The ice cream was good.
The taxi driver charged us THB600 from Sugar Palm Resort, Kata Beach to The Westin Siray Bay, with an 1.5 hours stop at Premium Outlet Phuket.