If you prefer partying to sightseeing, Patong in Phuket is the place for you. With its Bangla Road nightlife area, there are countless pubs, bars and nightclubs to keep any thirsty traveller happy. Bangla Rd in Phuket is famous for its nightlife, and with almost every bar located outdoors the music comes to life from every direction.
Made up of 33 islands, Phuket is similar in size to Singapore covering 570 square kilometres with a population of about 330,000. Phuket Island is linked by a bridge to mainland Thailand. Tourism is the biggest industry for Phuket.
Tourism to Phuket
Phuket Island has become a popular tourist destination, with Patong Beach the most popular for travellers looking for a party holiday. Many discount airlines now offer daily trips from Australia to Phuket, and even luxury hotels are affordable for visitors. What’s more, Thai people are incredibly friendly and the country is a safe travel destination.