Patong nightlife is a mix of: pulsating bars, eclectic nightclubs, local shops and restaurants. Every night, hundreds of visitors seeking one of a kind experience are drawn to Patong area.
PATONG NIGHTLIFE: A ONE OF A KIND EXPERIENCE FOR PARTY-GOERS.
Partying in Patong usually takes place in the infamous Bangla Road. Every evening, the road is turned into a pedestrian street attracting all party-goers in Phuket. All along Bangla Road, each bar presents all kinds of shows. Scantily dressed girls wandering along the street entice visitors to come to their bar for a drink or to play games. Going down the street, you’ll also be able to see go-go dancers sway their hips around pole dance or on the bar counters. Musical entertainment and party are the norm on Bangla Road. Some bars also chose to hire Ladyboys in order to attract curious tourists. Smaller streets to experience the wild Patong nightlife are Soi Sea Dragon, Soi Gonzo and Soi Crocodile. Some institutions also became part of Patong nightlife scene such as: the imposing 5000 sqm Tiger complex or Seduction complex, the largest nightlife entertainment venue divided in four levels, each with a different atmosphere. On another hand, Simon Cabaret show is another favorite attraction not to be missed in Patong! The infamous ladyboys show attracting buses of tourists every night showcases the talents of Thailand’s ladyboys through spectacular music and dance performances. Hard Rock Café offers another kind of evening entertainment, with frequent live concerts and some foam parties, together with international fares. Irish bars in Patong are also quite popular with live music entertainment to accompany your dinner. Patong nightlife is kind of a wonder where all excess can happen. Nevertheless, it might not be the most suitable place to hang out with children.
THE OTHER SIDE OF PATONG NIGHTLIFE.
Fortunately, Patong also offers other kinds of entertainment if you’re looking after a calmer evening. Standing as the major touristic area in Phuket, small shops and all types of restaurants line up along the different streets and beach of Patong. Toward the end of Patong, going towards Karon’s direction, you’ll be able to experience Thai Street Food at the night market including: slightly grilled skewers, papaya salad, seafood barbecue, and other local food. In term of shopping, you may be able to find any item that is sold in Phuket, just in Patong area. Don’t forget to practice your bargaining skills in order the get the best deals out of your shopping spree. You can also visit the air-conditioned Jungceylon shopping mall, one of the major shopping center in Phuket for a fresher shopping experience. The mall also hosts a cinema and games’area for children. While most of the people won’t think about going to the cinema when travelling, movie theatres in Thailand are kind of an interesting experience and offer some big seats and additional services that do not exist in most of the countries, depending on the cinema you go to.
From Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa, you are only a 10 minutes’ drive away from Patong nightlife. Please contact our tour desk for more information.