Patong Travel Guide | One of Patong’s big draws is its beach. This long stretch of white sand extends three kilometres and attracts tons of tourists to it shores. The town is also renowned for its unrivalled shopping opportunities with big malls, boutique-style stores, side street stalls and vendors selling all things imaginable.
Patong has garnered a world-wide reputation for its vibrant nightlife and energetic atmosphere that can be found nowhere else on the isle. Traffic jams occur in the early evenings when office workers leave Patong and the night time workers and party goers start arriving. Patong is also the location of one of Phuket’s main hospitals – Patong Hospital, which can be found along Sainamyen Road.