Patong Beach is right where the action is in Phuket! This is by far the most popular destination of Phuket and just about everything a tourist could want - is the most developed beach on Phuket! Located 15 km west of the city of Phuket, this range of 3 km long white sand is full of hotels, restaurants, bars (go-go and other types), clubs and shops sit next to the dive shops, agencies travel and retail outlets that respond to windsurfing, snorkeling, sailing and paragliding is happening around the beach. Despite the often hectic activities, the water is clean enough and suitable for swimming - there are actually separate ways "for swimmers and those who are involved in the sport of water ... Good thing - I hate to see the consequences if are not separated! Patong is particularly famous for its nightlife, which some say could rival that of Pattaya. Since, Patong is not as families, as the other beaches in the area. it 'a good place to start your exploration of the surrounding areas and a variety of kayaking trips are also available in Phang Nga, half-day snorkeling off the island of Phuket, excursions around the island and the rest of the trip fishing offshore. Patong is also a good place to diving excursions for "cruising" (October-May).
Directions: Songtaew regularly leave Phuket Town to Patong Beach (20 baht), as well as the path Thawiwong bus (15 baht).