Thailand is a Southeast Asian country. It’s known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha. In Bangkok, the capital, an ultramodern cityscape rises next to quiet canal side communities and the iconic temples of Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew). Nearby beach resorts include bustling Pattaya and fashionable Hua Hin.
Next is a top favorite, Phuket island, which is among the world’s finest beach destinations. Aside from visiting the fantastic attractions of Thailand’s biggest island, you can take an exhilarating speedboat trip to the many nearby tropical islands, including the famous Phi Phi Islands, or enjoy a serene cruise around the mystical Phang Nga Bay. Phuket has more than 30 amazing beaches to choose from with Patong Beach, Kata, Karon and Kamala being the most popular.
Nestled in a well-sheltered bay on the west coast, Patong is the main tourist destination on Phuket Island and the center of life and shopping. Mostly made up of hotels, world-class restaurants, shopping centers, entertainment venues and various tourist attractions, Patong is a true paradise for lively holidaymakers and hedonists of nightlife, with several high-class discotheques, pubs and plenty of Beer bars lined up along and around the legendary and infamous Bangla Road. For many Phuket visitors, Patong is considered the best holiday destination on the island. It is a place to enjoy a wide range of fun beach activities and when the sun goes down, experience its exciting and lively nightlife.
Ultimately, this excellent destination has something for everyone.