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Phuket’s most vibrant town is famous as much for its wild nightlife as for its long stretch of pristine sand and sparkling water.

Patong Beach is Phuket's main tourist resort. There’s no shortage of daytime activities to entertain families, and a host of restaurants, bars and clubs keep revelers going well into the night.

During the day, the beach’s two miles (three kilometers) of golden sand, surrounded by green headlands and clear water, are lined with rows of sun loungers and umbrellas. Take your pick (for a small daily fee) and be waited on hand-and-foot by vendors selling all sorts of delicacies. Enjoy everything from ice cream and cocktails to Pad Thai and burgers. For a true indulgence, book a beachside massage.

If you are not content to merely sit and watch the world go by, rent a jet ski, windsurfer or kayak. Adrenalin junkies can sign up for a banana boat ride, or go waterskiing, wakeboarding or parasailing. Vendors renting out equipment are dotted every 300 feet (90 meters) along the beach and no level of experience is necessary. There’s excellent snorkeling amongst the rocks at the north end of Patong. In the afternoon, there are usually games of beach volleyball for anyone who’s interested.

Literally hundreds of locals walk the beach selling goods such as jewelry, silks, clothing and carved wooden ornaments. It’s a good chance to pick up a souvenir. Try your hand at bartering for a decent price, or politely refuse and they’ll move on. Away from the water, Patong’s bustling streets are filled with shops and restaurants. After sunset, market stalls line the pavements selling beachwear, leather goods and electronics. Sign up for Thai cooking classes or take an elephant ride to soak up the local culture.

The two main clubbing strips – thoroughfares characterized by neon lights and go-go dancers – are Bangla Road and the Paradise Complex. These are best avoided if you’re not into the party scene. The Paradise Complex area is home to many of the gay clubs in the area.

Patong Beach is on the west coast of Phuket Island. It is around 10 miles (16 kilometers) west of Phuket Town or 22 miles (36 kilometers) from the International Airport on the north of the island.

Where to stay in Patong

This picture i took it when it was in a ship .the sky look so beautiful.

Nanai Road

4/5Very Good!(25 area reviews)

Uncover some of the top draws of Nanai Road like its seaside views and bars. If you're hoping to see more of the larger area, make a stop by Jungceylon Shopping Center or Bangla Road.

Nanai Road

Top Hotels in Patong

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Patong Bay Hill Resort
Patong Bay Hill Resort
4.5 out of 5
79 Hasib Pee Road, Patong, Phuket
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥3,173 per night

Located in the heart of Patong, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Simon Cabaret and Patong Beach. Jungceylon Shopping Center and Bangla Road are also ...

4/5Very Good! (129 reviews)

"Liked that it had a pool at every building, mini bar and kitchen. Disliked no dishes in kitchen, distance from Lobby to room and to beach from room."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Patong Bay Hill Resort
SLEEP WITH ME HOTEL design hotel @ patong
SLEEP WITH ME HOTEL design hotel @ patong
4 out of 5
187/5 Rat-U-Thit- 200 Pee Road, Patong Beach, Patong, Phuket
The price is ¥3,210 per night

Located in the heart of Patong, this hotel is steps from Jungceylon Shopping Center and Bangla Road. Patong Beach and Kalim Beach are also within 2 mi (3 ...

4/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"The room was nice and big. Staff were friendly at check in. Breakfast was okay. The television is too small for the room. Also, the fridge does not work. You have to buy ice everyday to cool your butter and drinks down."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

SLEEP WITH ME HOTEL design hotel @ patong
The Charm Resort Phuket
The Charm Resort Phuket
4 out of 5
212 Thaweewong Road, Patong Beach, Patong, Phuket
The price is ¥5,109 per night

This family-friendly Patong resort is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of Patong Beach and Kalim Beach. Bangla Road and Jungceylon Shopping Center ...

4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"Great hotel with nice clean rooms...Good dining area with good breakfast...Nice Pool...Enjoyed our stay Thanks"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

The Charm Resort Phuket

Popular places to visit in Patong

Patong Beach
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Patong Beach

4/5(1,226 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Patong Beach, a popular beach in Patong. Stroll along the seaside in this family-friendly area, or check out its top-notch restaurants.

Bangla Road
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Bangla Road

4/5(655 reviews)

Head to this street when the sun goes down to experience the buzzing atmosphere created by busy bars, nightclubs with music pumping and crowds of people looking to party. 

Jungceylon Shopping Center
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Jungceylon Shopping Center

4/5(423 reviews)

You can browse for souvenirs when you visit Jungceylon Shopping Center, a popular shopping spot in Patong. Wander the beautiful beaches or discover the beautiful sunsets in this quaint area.

Tri Trang Beach
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Tri Trang Beach

4.5/5(3 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Tri Trang Beach, a popular beach in Patong. Wander the seaside or discover the beautiful sunsets in this family-friendly area.

Kalim Beach
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Kalim Beach

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Kalim Beach, a popular beach in Patong. Check out the shops and lively bars in this romantic area.

Paradise Beach
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Paradise Beach

Why not spend a lazy afternoon at Paradise Beach during your trip to Patong? Discover the beautiful sunsets and shops in this romantic area.

Top things to do in Patong

James Bond Island Full-Day Tour via Big Boat
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James Bond Island Full-Day Tour via Big Boat

¥6,439
Per adult
84% of travellers recommend
Full-Day Tour of 6 Islands to Phi Phi with Lunch & Barbecue
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Full-Day Tour of 6 Islands to Phi Phi with Lunch & Barbecue

¥13,603
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Day Trip to Coral Island with Thai Lunch
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Day Trip to Coral Island with Thai Lunch

¥3,488
Per adult
Simon Cabaret Show Admission
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Simon Cabaret Show Admission

¥2,961
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
James Bond Island by Premium Speedboat with Lunch & Canoe
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James Bond Island by Premium Speedboat with Lunch & Canoe

¥12,132
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
Phi Phi Islands Adventure Day Trip with Seaview Lunch by V. Marine Tour
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Phi Phi Islands Adventure Day Trip with Seaview Lunch by V. Marine Tour

¥9,468
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Patong

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
459
5 - Excellent 48.26498422712934%
4 - Good
358
4 - Good 37.64458464773922%
3 - Okay
97
3 - Okay 10.199789695057834%
2 - Disappointing
21
2 - Disappointing 2.2082018927444795%
1 - Terrible
16
1 - Terrible 1.6824395373291272%

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Mar 31, 2020

Patong was fine nice beach’s really dirty in the city itself would recommend staying away from Phuket in general. Recommend Chiang Mai and some of the other islands like Krabi instead.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 20, 2020

We enjoyed our trip but unfortunately , we couldnt continue our vacation because of Corona

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 15, 2020

Area felt safe and was clean with a wide variety of experiences all within easy walking distance.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 15, 2020

Thank You  Expedia. Com for deal on hotel 

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 11, 2020

I loved Patong. Will absolutely be back.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 1, 2020

So many friendly people. Seems like they want you to feel at home and would love you to make you happy. With whatever you want or need.

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