Located in Thailand, Phuket is one of the most famous tropical islands in the world. In addition to being the largest island of the country, it's also the most popular for tourists. Indeed, it is the ideal destination to be disorientated from it because it offers a multitude of unbelievable landscapes. From its small white sand beach to its busy nightlife in Patong, everyone finds happiness in Phuket.
For this destination, we favor the South of Patong. Patong is the most famous seaside resort in Thailand. Firstly for its location with its famous beach "Patong Beach", it is the ideal place to enjoy the sun and to rest. But it is also renowned for its nightlife that Patong has managed to make a name for itself. Indeed, when the sun goes down, an another city emerges. The "Bangla" street in the center of the city is the heart of this nightlife. A pedestrian street of 500 meters full of clubs open on the street and bars of all kinds. It is in this city that you will find your hotel, near the beach and the center of the city.
Coconut Village Resort
This 3-star hotel is one of the cheapest hotels in Patong. Yet it enjoys a good reputation. Ideally located: 100 meters from the beach and 5 minutes from Bangla Road. Pool with bar, spa and sauna. It also has a restaurant. The rooms are modern and well equipped (bathroom, balcony, tv, minibar).
Sleep with me Hotel Design
This 4-star hotel is ideally located at a few steps of Bangla Road and 3 minutes from the beach. Very good value for money. Outdoor pool on the roof of the hotel overlooking Patong. The hotel has 3 restaurants and 2 bars. Rooms are spacious and light, all with balconies.
The Royal Paradise Hotel & Spa
This hotel is one of the most sought after hotels, due to its good quality / price ratio. It is a 5-minute walk from the beach and Bangla Street. With 4 restaurants, a spa and a large pool, this is a great option for spending your holidays in Patong.
Novotel Phuket Resort
This 4-star hotel is located just 1 minute from Patong Beach. In fact, it overlooks the north side of Patong Beach and offers a magnificent view of the sea. The resort is 1.5 km from Bangla Street and nightlife. The hotel has an exceptional swimming pool on 3 levels, all on 3 hectares of gardens. You will find 5 restaurants in this hotel. Renovated in 2016, the rooms are spacious, modern and all well equipped.
Grand Mercure Phuket Patong
This 4-star hotel is located 300 meters from the beach and 600 meters from Bangla Street. It is a quality hotel in the heart of the city. You will be able to enjoy its large swimming pool in the middle of its courtyard. With 314 rooms, the hotel offers great facilities, a gym, a spa, a large restaurant and a bar. The rooms are modern and well equipped.
Novotel Phuket Vintage Park
This 4-star hotel is one of the most beautiful in Patong. Located 3 minutes from the beach and 8 minutes from the nightlife, it is the ideal choice to seek comfort, while being close to nightclubs. Highly rated establishment with its magnificent luxury swimming pool and furnished Thai-style rooms. The hotel has a large restaurant and a large bar.
Impiana Resort Patong
This beautiful 4-star hotel is located on Patong Beach and 3 minutes from the beginning of Bangla Street. Perfect location, in a very nice hotel. From its beautiful pool, you will can see the sea and the beautiful sunset from its restaurant. The rooms have marble floors and all have a private patio.
Avista Hideaway Phuket Patong
Simply one of the most beautiful hotels in Patong. This 5-star hotel is slightly hurther away on the heights of Patong, with beautiful views and amazing sunsets. Only 10 minutes drive from the center of Patong and 10 minutes walk from the beach, this hotel is a very good choice for those seeking luxury. Modern and spacious accommodations, they are all equipped with air conditioneing and a balcony. The hotel has 3 swimming pools, a restaurant, a bar, a spa and a fitness center, and offers free shuttles to central Patong.
With its rating of 09/10, this is probably the best hotel in Patong. Extremely well located in front of the sea, this 4-star hotel is located in a heavenly setting. With the sea just at the base of the hotel, it is located 1.3 km from the center and its nightlife. It features 2 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants and an upscale spa. The rooms all have terraces with magnificent views. Shuttles provided.
Don't forget to bring a European adapter for electrical outlets. All rooms are non-smoking.
The hotels have been chosen to suit all possible budgets. They are all ideally placed at less 10 minutes of nightlife, combining comfort and proximity.
The climate :
The climate in Thailand is tropical and has 3 seasons, with a wet season from June to the end of October. The weather during the wet season remains generally sunny but sometimes heavy thunderstorms are expected (1 hour to 3 hours of rain per day). The country enjoys a temperature of around 30 degrees all during the year.
The majority language in Thailand is Thai, but other languages exist. In hotels, cities, they understand English, in the simplest way. It’s advisable to buy a French/Thai dictionary to be quiet on the spot.
The currency used in Thailand is the Baht. It's advisable to always have cash on you and to avoid withdrawing money at ATMs as much as possible to avoid paying fees. The current exchange rate as of November 2017 is : 1€ = 38 Baht 1$ = 33 Baht
To make a call :
From Thailand to France : 00 + 33 + telephone number
From France to Thailand : 00 + 66 + telephone number
Check with the consulate of the country of destination if a visa is required, but also with any countries crossed if a transit visa is required.