This is Phuket's central tourist and night time entertainment district. Over the years, Patong has turned from a fishing village into one of the island's two cities. The famous bay and 4 km. beach is know as a centre of entertainment with restaurants catering to every nationality. Live music can be found in most pubs and bars. Accommodations range from budget to five-star. Shopping opportunities appear to be endless. In addition, there are many tour companies waiting to help visitors plan their vacations.
Patong is where you go to have fun with more than hundred bars, discos and nightclubs, or just to meet people from the whole world. There are in fact bigger chance that you meet friends from your home country in Patong than at home.
There are many places on the beach where you can buy food and something to drink. You can also buy cloths, ice-cream etc. from vendors that are walking up and down the beach all day. But it's very expensive when you compare with how much less you have to pay walking a few meters off the beach. Patong beach also have lot's of water activities like parasailing, jetski, bananaboat, windsurfing, wakeboard, waterski etc. You will not be bored!