Patong, The Party Capital of Thailand
Phuket is a popular beach vacation destination in Thailand. Tourists from around the world visit Phuket round the year to enjoy the Sun, Sea and Sand. Patong is a popular beach resort town located on the west coast of Phuket Island. Patong is popular among the tourists for its happening nightlife scene which includes beer bars, go-go bars, massage parlours, night clubs and cabarets.
Patong being the most preferred party destination of Thailand, has a number of resorts and hotels. The range of hotels varies from 5 star hotel in Patong and beach facing resorts to budget accommodations and guest houses.
The city is well known for its beach. Patong beach has a number of adventure activities for the adrenaline rush. However, I prefer to visit the much quieter and less touristy beaches in the area like the paradise beach. The beach has an entrance fee and is less crowded. The beautiful coral reef, just off-the shore is an added attraction of the beach. Moreover, the paradise beach is located close to my favourite 5 star hotel in Patongthat offers world-class luxury.
Patong has a lot of shopping options. The city is home to the largest shopping mall in Phuket and also has a number of night markets and shopping streets. Tourists can find everything from clothing and accessories to electronics and souvenirs in these markets. The prices are slightly higher when compared to Phuket.
Tourists looking for exciting nightlife venues can visit the Bangla road, which is the centre of all the happening spots in the city. Bangla road features a wide range of choices like first-class nightclubs, live music bars, beer bars and go-go bars. For an exhilarating display of costumes, dance and music visit the cabaret shows in Patong.
Patong also has a number of options for dining. The city has a wide range of options for the foodie tourists. The dining choices range from fine dining restaurants at the 5 star hotel in Patongto street side stalls and food courts. Enjoy authentic Thai cuisine or taste different delicacies from around the world at the finest restaurants in Patong.
Patong is an interesting destination with a lot of attractions on offer. The city is dotted with the best of beachfront resorts and 5 star hotel in Patongthat offer unforgettable experiences to the visitors.