Patong is the most famous beach in Phuket mainly for its raucous nightlife, if you want to party then it’s the ideal place to visit. Bustling, crowded, intense and colourful, it’s certainly not to everyone’s taste, but it is worth checking out as it’s heaps of fun and buzzing with life.
If a busy scene isn’t your thing then watch the sunset from a rooftop bar or enjoy the sea breeze at a beach club, be dazzled by ladyboy shows or simply wander the endless night markets looking for souvenirs.

Bangla Road, it’s Unique

Most of the nightlife centres around the outrageous Bangla Road, so if you’re curious to see why it’s earned its reputation then go and check it out for yourself.


A walking street in the evenings, it’s packed with people taking their chances amongst the noisy bars, trying touts, loud music, bright lights and preening ladyboys.

If it gets too much for you, then just stop at one of the pavement bars and people watch, it really is fascinating. Like a magnet, it draws in the party animals and the curious. The atmosphere is friendly and lively, and you’ll see young couples, groups of friends, families with children, holidaymakers and Thai people all keen to see the notorious street life.

Be entertained by the street artists as they attract a crowd with their repertoire of magic tricks, or style of hip-hop moves. Watch out for the ladyboys, they look fantastic in their finest outfits as they parade up and down the street but catch their eye and they’ll be on you in a flash asking if you’d like a photo together, for a reasonable price of course.


A Rooftop Bar Haven

For a more peaceful setting,

The Kee Sky Lounge is a sophisticated rooftop bar located at the Kee Resort. A quiet, the chilled out atmosphere, you’ll soon forget you’re in the heart of Patong.

This picture-perfect venue is great for a happy hour signature cocktail, created by bartenders out to impress with their juggling skills. With the nautical theme and wooden floors, you can imagine yourself sitting on the deck of a cruise liner as you gaze at the 360-degree views of the sunset over the Andaman Sea.


Party at a Beach Club

A beach isn’t complete without a beach club, it represents all the essentials of a tropical island holiday with the best views and ocean sounds. Sit back and appreciate the chilled-out tunes or dance under the stars in the cool evening air.
The cabana beds at Kudo Beach Club is perfect for a glass of bubbly, or you could cool off in the pool bar or enjoy fresh seafood with views of the ocean. Join the Caribbean Carnival, hosted every Sunday, it’s a lot of fun as resident DJ’s play a mix of House music and Hip-Hop.

Legendary Clubs

There are plenty of great nightclubs in Patong, you don’t have to walk far to dance the night away as some of the best are in and around Bangla Road. Expect international DJs and worldwide famous singers from Illuzion, Marshmello, Afrojack Jason Derulo, Ja Rule, and Kid Ink are just some of the big names that have played here. Book a VIP table and be treated like a big shot, and if you don’t like the music, just move on, there’s seven more in this club alone. Songkran is a very special time to visit Phuket, the atmosphere is one of happiness and hope and demonstrates the Thai people’s positive outlook on life.
Over at the Seduction Complex you can choose from four bars, each one has its own style and music. Start with a sunset cocktail and dinner up on the rooftop before heading to the Seduction Nightclub to shake your booty. A lot of famous DJ’s have played here too, including Skrillex, DJ Snake, Calvin Harris and Goldie. Finish the night off at one of the stylish lounge clubs, Blow and La Shisha.


For something completely different you really need to book an evening of fun, laughter, and glamour at Phuket’s ladyboy show. Simon Cabaret is flamboyant, flashy, highly entertaining, and has the best looking he/she’s in Phuket! Prepared to be amazed at the talented performers with their extravagant costumes of feathers and sequins and choreographed singing and dancing routines.

Whatever you are looking for, Patong most likely has it all.


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