Patong can be considered a bit of a shopper’s paradise with all sorts of opportunities available to the retail junkie. Jungceylon, one of Phuket’s major malls, can be found here, which is jam-packed full of shops selling clothing, electronics, household goods, shoes, sportswear, watches, and the list goes on. There are quite a few boutique stores within this complex, as well as Thai souvenir shops selling a variety of furnishings and artworks.
Banzaan Market, located behind Jungceylon is an indoor fresh market that sells all sorts of produce with the bonus of being housed under a protective roof, perfect for when it rains. Banana Walk can be found on the Beach Road within a modern structure that sells well-known brands and has a multitude of dining options, as well as a beauty centre, hair salon and spa.
If you’re after a bargain, Royal Paradise Night Market sells a whole host of goods, while OTOP Market promotes the sale of locally crafted goods, such as accessories, cotton and silk garments, as well as souvenirs.