With many recreational opportunities such as jet skiing and parasailing available, Patong Beach is rather popular among tourists from near and far. It is indeed a fun place to visit from your pool villa in Phuket offered by popular chains such as Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas.
Best Times to Visit
From November to April, Patong Beach greets its visitors with a calm sea whereas large, threatening waves are a frequent sight between May and October.
At First Glance
Patong Beach is fringed by a row of coconut trees, creating a barrier to separate the immaculate beach atmosphere from the bustling main road. On the beach, you will find stalls with vendors selling delicious snacks and cool beverages as well as small massage parlours.
If you venture to the northern portion of Patong Beach, you’ll come across a scenic, sandy creek of clear and shallow waters. The southern part brings you the mouth of the river, where you can snap a few pictures of anchored fishing boats.
At Patong Beach, you will find that there are a few public toilets that you can use for a couple of Bahts. The beach premises also have ample parking space.