The southern Thai island of Phuket, often referred to as the pearl of the Andaman Sea, is a paradise island that is one of the world’s favourite tropical destinations. The island is renowned for its magnificent climate and stunning tropical beaches with the best known of all these beaches being Patong Beach. As the main tourist destination on the island, most visitors will stay at Patong’s long stretch of white sand with its nearby hotels and thumping nightlife. Visitors will find themselves in a tropical paradise eating fantastic food, staying in luxurious accommodation and getting to see sights that showcase nature at its very best.

 

Patong Beaches

Patong Beaches

A 3.5 km stretch of white, fluffy sand Patong beach is one of the largest and most popular on the island of Phuket. Visitors can spend the day on the white sands with deckchairs and sun loungers while they are treated to various treats sold on the beach. Patong beach is located on clear warm blue waters that are great for cooling off in when things get too hot. For somebody that is looking for something a little more active, water sport facilities such as windsurfing and jet skis can also…

Patong Nightlife

Patong Nightlife

Patong is well known for its wild nightlife and many people are attracted to the resort by what happens once the sun goes down. The main night strip, Soi Bangla, is lined with bars that are open until the early hours of the morning. With pubs, restaurants, bars and clubs all selling alcoholic drinks at very affordable prices you can expect to see many revelers letting their hair down at night. In addition to the hedonistic part of Patong’s nightlife, you can also find various cabaret …

Where to stay in Patong

Where to stay in Patong

From low cost rooms to magnificent 5 star luxury resorts, Patong has accommodation to suit anybody. The finer, more expensive resorts are generally found towards the beach whereas budget accommodation is normally found further away from the beach toward the back of the town. During the high season rooms in Patong are very much in demand so it may not always be easy to find accommodation. Prices can vary considerably with the seasons and some people prefer to visit during the low season …

Things to Do In Patong

Things to Do In Patong

As the main tourist centre on the island Patong has everything for the visitor to see and do. The main attraction for many is the beach that stretches the entire length of the coastal resort. Another attraction is the hectic nightlife that transforms the seaside town into a sea of neon lights and loud music. The food on Phuket is also something that should not be missed and visitors will love trying out the different dishes at the numerous restaurants. Patong also has many tour operators…