3 Reasons to Visit Patong
Patong is located on the west side of the island of Phuket, and is the main tourist destination for visitors to Phuket, often made famous by its beautiful beach, nightlife and shopping opportunities.
It’s no secret that the beaches in Thailand are among the best in the world. Patong beach is Phuket’s most developed beach and is 3km in length and easily accessible from various cafes, bars and other tourist hotspots in Patong. Daytime activities in and around the beach are mostly made up from water-sports, making this the perfect destination for visitors to Patong interested in hiring jet skis, parasailing or other water-based activities. For tourists just looking to enjoy the slow-life, Patong beach is also a great spot to relax, unwind and soak up the hot Phuket sunshine.
For travellers looking to enjoy Phuket’s nightlife scene, Patong is often considered as Phuket’s capital for night-time entertainment. The famous Bangla Road area of Patong is home to an abundance of bars, cafes, and restaurants, making it the ‘go-to’ location for guests looking to eat, drink or party the night away.
Shopping in Patong
Shopping opportunities in Patong cater for all budgets and all tastes. With the abundance of shopping plaza’s and smaller local shops dotted throughout Patong, you’re never far from your next dose of retail therapy. While shopping centres are located all over Phuket, Patong area offers plenty of choices in close proximity, making simple access for anyone with or without their own transport. Popular shopping areas in Patong include:
- Jungceylon Shopping Mall
- Malin Plaza Patong
- Banana Walk
- Royal Paradise Night Market
- Bangla Mall
- Banzaan Market
If you’re looking for a hotel in Patong which offers simple access to the locations mentioned above, Baramee Resortel is located just 80 metres from the beautiful Patong Beach. Book direct and enjoy huge savings and the best available hotel rate.