Anchorages at Patong Beach

Phuket Sailing Guide

Patong Bay is the busiest tourist beach on Phuket, boasting hundreds of hotels ranging from 5-star resorts to lowly budget bungalows, a great variety of restaurants and a vibrant and surprising nightlife.

Supermarkets and little fresh food markets sell provisions, though prices are naturally somewhat higher here in ‘tourist-land' than in Phuket Town. Dinghies can generally be left unguarded near the police post in the centre of the beach.

This is one location where fuel can be obtained from the many small vendors in the town.

Several high-rise buildings were constructed on Patong before a height limit was imposed, clipping developers aspirations to turn this into a completely urban, high-rise resort.

Read More

Patong is the most popular anchorage on the west coast, particularly around Christmas, New Year and the Songkhran water festival. Although this bay provides for all the basic needs of a cruising yacht, including a rollicking nightlife, it's a noisy, hectic anchorage.

Patong Bay's gradually sloping, sandy bottom permits anchorage in 5 - 15 metres anywhere in this broad bay.

Patong Beach Marine Chart

Rate This Place: ( votes)

Tours You May Like

Related Pages

  • Patong Beach

    Patong Beach

    Patong is an ideal place to party. It has a bustling  nightlife, which includes hundreds of restaurants, bars, Read More»

  • Top 10 Patong Hotels

    15 Best Hotels in Patong Beach

    This list of the 15 best hotels in Patong showcases the pinnacle of accommodation options in this bustling resort town. Read More»

  • Patong Beach Nightlife

    Patong Nightlife A-Z + VDO

    The streets of Patong are relatively quiet by day, but when the sun goes down the town awakens and roars. The beach road Read More»

  • Rawai Beach Nightlife

    Rawai Beach Nightlife A-Z

    Rawai is a relatively tight-knit community where a lot of people frequent their 'local' rather than go bar hopping. This Read More»

  • KidzSole Flying Trapeze in Phuket

    A simple, safe and exciting activity in Mai Khao Beach, allowing you to recreate the thrill of the flying trapeze. Read More»

  • 10 Best Beach Resorts in Bangtao

    10 Best Beach Resorts in Bangtao

    This list of the 10 Best Beach Resorts in Bangtao will help you find the right place for your trip. Compiled from Read More»

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Hotels.com
Loading...