Cherngtalay lies on the northwest coast of Phuket and covers the towns of Layan, Bang Tao, and Surin. It boasts being an area full of luxurious resorts that can be found within the exclusive Laguna Phuket development. Housing and villa estates cover most of the surrounding area.
Cherngtalay is a vibrant neighborhood with plenty of shopping boutiques, pubs & bars and local to upscale restaurants in Phuket. Bang Tao is home to trendy beach clubs and Surin to beachfront dining establishments, plus there are plenty of gyms, spas and health & wellness centers in the area. The neighborhood has plenty of outdoor activities including Laguna Golf Phuket.
With a dynamic dining scene and plenty of pubs & bars, Cherngtalay offers great happy hour specials, live DJ events, special dining experiences, pub quizzes and exclusive parties at the beach clubs in Bang Tao. The annual Laguna Phuket Triathlon, Southeast Asia’s most successful triathlon event, is held here as is the Laguna Phuket International Marathon.
Cherngtalay features an array of indoor and outdoor attractions. Family focused Blue Tree Phuket offers hours of entertainment with its fresh water lagoon, kid’s zone, biking & running trails, as well as a variety of restaurants and shopping boutiques. Visit Porto de Phuket for upscale shopping and dining, while Boat Avenue has a vibrant atmosphere and caters to the more laidback crowd. Wat Choeng Thale is a massive Buddhist temple with intricate carvings giving insight into local culture, and the tranquil, picturesque Layan Beach is one of Phuket’s best kept secrets.
Cherngtalay Travel Guide | Cherngtalay is still home to some of the remaining beach clubs on the island. Despite this modern touch to what was formerly one of the island’s largest tin mining sites, it still holds onto a relaxed beach town atmosphere with a wide choice of attractions, restaurants, and shops.
Lagoon Road is one of the most popular thoroughfares for visiting tourists where a treasure trove of art galleries and boutique shops await. There are also a range of restaurants along this street where a wide choice of cuisines are available for lunch and dinner. Boat Avenue is a fairly new shopping complex in Cherngtalay where you can find a popular international grocery store full of international products to satisfy any cravings you might have for snacks from back home.