Discover Patong Beach - Bangla Road nightlife - Phuket
Patong Beach has an exciting pulse to its nightlife, making it difficult to ignore as you wander down Soi Bangla, the heart of the bar scene. Here, the only priority is to have as much fun as possible. It’s one of the best nightlife areas in Thailand, with several bars and clubs perfect for partying, though you may find go-go bars and discotheques as well. With the island’s natural beauty and an abundance of nightlife, it attracts both foreigners and travellers alike.
Some choice offerings in nightlife include the Seduction Nightclub, the biggest discotheque in Patong Beach, located on the main nightlife entertainment strip and found on the second floor of Seduction Complex. It's so large that it has five separate venues, and can hold up to 3,000 people. A mix of modern, chic and professionally managed, you're sure to have a good, safe and fun evening. Another is the Soi Sea Dragon, which has 46 bars, shops, and even a tattoo parlor. You can even visit the Hard Rock Café, which offers western rock music, drinks and live entertainment.
To get to Patong Beach on Bangla Road, you can begin from the Phuket City Center where there are taxis going to Bangla. Other modes of transportation include the regular buses in Phuket, as well as private cars and vans ready to take visitors to Bangla Road. From Bangla Road, you can hire a tuk-tuk to take you to Patong Beach.
Operating hours for the bars and clubs of Patong Beach varies, there are places that are open from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, and close from 2:00am to 6:00am. Trip Guru advises that all visitors keep their belongings safe and their wits about them because pickpockets and the large crowd can cause precious valuables to go missing.