Tambon Rawai. 24 hours. Literally translated as "God's
Cape", the Prom Thep Cape is one of the islands
most notable natural landmarks and lies to the far south,
around 2 km/1.5 mi from Rawai Beach. With high cliffs
and uninterrupted views, Prom Thep is most famous for
its dramatic sunsets, which regularly attract crowds.
Close to the cape's peak you will find a small and interesting
shrine, which features a number of wooden elephants.
There is a fine Thai restaurant not far away from this.
Phromthep Phromthep Cape) is a headland forming
the extreme south end of Phuket. "Phrom" is
Thai for the Hindu term "Brahma", signifying
purity, and "Thep" is Thai for 'God'. Local
villagers used to refer to the cape as "Laem Chao",
or the God's Cape, and it was an easily recognizable
landmark for the early seafarers traveling up the Malay
Peninsula from the sub-continent.