Phuket’s nightlife is interesting and can also pull surprises on you. Much of the action happens at the Bangla road, Patong Beach.
This is a location that has something for everybody at night. The following is a list of 10 things you can do in Phuket when the sun goes down.
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You mustn't miss the shows at Siam Niramit, it stands out in Phukets nightlife. It is an extravaganza that will give you an opportunity to appreciate Thai culture, beliefs and art.
The scene is set up in rich Thai designs, and this is complimented by different forms of lighting and costumes of the performing groups. You also stand to find beautiful souvenirs at this location.
Apart the performances, you can also samples Thai delicacies and unlike most of the other nightspots, this is a perfect place for a family evening out.
Address : Ko Kaeo, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000 Tel. 076 335 000
Visit the Phuket Fantasea
You may also choose to spend your evening at the Fantasea theme park and let acrobats accompanied by intelligent and beautiful elephants entertain you.
This is a very popular entertainment spot for the whole family too, and Kids in particular will find the performing elephants exciting to watch.
Like the Siam Niramit, the Fantasea, which is located at the Kamala beach, is easily accessible from major hotels in the island.
Address : 99 Moo 3 Kamala Kathu Phuket 83150 Tel. 076 385 000
Suzy Wong’s Or Devil’s Playground Go-Go Bars
If you want to catch a drink at a more relaxed environment with beautiful girls seductively pole dancing and showing off their bodies on stage, then a go go bar will be the perfect place to spend your evening.
Apart from the dances, you will also ass smack and listen to music. If a ping pong show is your thing too, then you are at the right place.
There are many go go bars along Bangla road in Patong beach. Among the most popular are Suzy Wong and Devils Playground.
Suzy Wong is decorated with the Chinese red lanterns, Chinese dressed staff complete with a rickshaw.
Not far away is Suzy Wong’s sister go go bar, the Devil’s Playground. It is another popular spot with beautiful girls performing for revelers.
For a better experience, you can make early booking or even ask for private shows. The latter comes at a higher cost, of the course.
Address : 23/17-18, Soi Sea Dragon, Bangla Rd, Tambon Patong, Amphoe Kathu, Phuket 83150Tel. : 087 272 2588
Another popular nightclub still located along Bangla road Patong is Taipan. The entry is free to this club and consequently tends to be crowded.
Nevertheless it is a decent place to be for a night out. The club is thronged by people of different nationalities and the DJs play international and local music mixes, with occasional live bands performing.
If you are a man, you will never miss a girl to give you company, unless you have no money on you.
Address : 165 Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road, Patong, Phuket, Thailand 83150 Tel. 083-6475159
This is another popular entertainment venue in the notorious Patong. The drinks and music by the resident DJs are good enough for your evening out.
Like most of night entertainment establishment, getting company from beautiful girls here is easy, but you should be aware of ladyboy surprises.
Address : Thanon Bangla, Tambon Patong, Amphoe Kathu, Chang Wat Phuket 83150 Tel. 076-345 004
Watch Thai Boxing
If you drive some excitement from boxing or martial arts, Phuket has a place for you. You can go spend an evening watching some Thai boxing, also known as the Muay Thai.
The fights are accompanied with music played by attending music instrument players. Popular venues for this sport are Soi Sai Namyen stadiums.
Visit Simon Cabaret
Here, beautiful girls in splendid costumes will entertain you with dances and other performances. The setting is enhanced with dim lights and some saxophone music.
However, there is one surprise about the shows and that is the fact that the girls performing are not girls but transvestite entertainers.
Address : 8 Sirirat Rd, Tambon Patong, Amphoe Kathu, Chang Wat Phuket 83150 Tel. 076-342 011
Go Listen And Dance To Live Music In Patong Beach Nightlife
Finally, you can also choose to go out and listen and dance to the music by a live band. There are several clubs and bars and clubs in Phuket that host live bands every night.
Some of the most popular include Hard Rock Café located on Rat-U-Thit Rd, Patong and Red Hot bar that is also found in Patong just opposite Rock hard.
With the above 10 things to choose from, you will not have an excuse for a boring night in Phuket.
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