One of the souvenirs that people take home from Thailand is the iconic Sak Yant tattoo, which brings the bearer good fortune, strength, and protection. Once sported by soldiers, this has become a fad for tourists in the Land of Smiles. The tattoo trend in Thailand has also grown from the classic, black and white Sak Yant to more artistic masterpieces in full color. If you’re looking into getting a tattoo while on your holiday, check out our list of the best tattoo parlors in Phuket. These places offer everything from the traditional Sak Yant to other, more modern styles, so you can rest assured you’ll leave with a new mark and a huge smile on your face.

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Opening Hours: 11:00 to 23:00

Location: 212/15 Soi Kepsup, Rat-U-Tit, 200 Pee Road, Patong, Phuket, 83150

If you’re looking for the absolute best tattoo experience in Asia, look no further than Inked in Asia. They are an established facility that has been taking the local tattoo scene by storm. They house several award-winning artists, and regardless of what service you’re looking for, be it touch-ups on existing tattoos, brand-new works of art, or even transforming tattoos that you regret into beautiful pieces you’ll be proud of – Inked In Asia pride themselves on their hygiene standards, top-notch tattoos, and super friendly service.

Inked In Asia Tattoo Studio Patong Phuket Thailand


Opening Hours: 12:30 to 21:30

Location: At the southern entrance of Phuket Town, on Chaofa East Road, near Rama IX Park

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As if his parents knew that he was going to be tattoo artist upon birth, the owner and tattoo artist of Golden Needle was bestowed the name Khemtong, which means “Golden Needle” in Thai. Specializing in oriental design, rest assured that this tattoo studio has had a large number of customers. Plus, if you’re into the bizarre, just take a look at the studio lampshade that is made entirely of tattoo needles.


Opening Hours: 09:00 to midnight

Location: 23/12 Soi Sea Dragon, just off Bangla Road Patong, Phuket, Thailand 83150

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Celebrity Ink Tattoo is one of the most trusted and recognized tattoo parlors in Thailand. An Australian company that has expanded to Thailand, India, and Indonesia, it’s the home base of Phuket’s most talented tattoo artists. With a highly competent team, this tattoo franchise has also bagged a considerable number of awards in Thailand.

This is probably the best place to go if you are looking into getting your first tattoo since you’ll be given the attention you need from start to finish. You can book a free consultation through their Instagram and Facebook page.


Opening Hours: 11:00 – 22:00

Location: Opposite Surin Tesco Lotus Park on Bangtao Soi 2

Conveniently surrounded by bars and restaurants, you will have a place to chill as you wait for your appointment here. If you are keen on trying out a few tattoos before making a lifelong commitment, give their paint and airbrush temporary tattoos a go.


Opening hours: Starts at 14:00

Location: 234/2 Phang Mueang rd. (Opposite Patong Hospital), Patong

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When it comes to getting a new tattoo, being able to communicate your vision to your tattoo artist is always a big plus. Able to communicate in Thai, English, French, and Spanish, the Angel Ink manager will be able to sort you out with the design of your choice. With a big portfolio of vivid, life-like tattoos, Angel Ink also specializes in Sak Yant tattoos, which will bring you fortune and strength as well as a permanent Thai souvenir to take home.


Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00

Location: In Patong Beach, on Rat-U-Thit Road, opposite Holiday Inn Busakorn Wing’s entrance

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It would be a shame to miss this small tattoo parlor with its talented collection of tattoo artists whose work varies in specializations. Here, you can request for anything: Japanese, Celtic, Sak Yant, or customized tattoos. Name it and you’ll have a unique masterpiece on your skin.


Opening Hours: 10:00 to 22:00

Location: 9 Bangla Road, Soi Gonzo, Patong Beach (above the famous Aussie Bar!)

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Located above a bar, you can chill, drink, eat, and play pool while waiting for, or after your appointment, to wind down before you take off. With the award-winning artists that work in this studio, you are bound to get a permanent mark that you won’t regret.


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