Patong Tourism

Patong (Thai: ป่าตอง; rtgs: Pa Tong) refers to the beach and town on Phuket's west coast. It is the main tourist resort on the island of Phuket, and is the center of Phuket's nightlife and shopping. The beach became popular with Western tourists, especially Europeans, in the late 1980s. Numerous hotels are located there and the area has expanded into a tourist Mecca.

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Home to pretty treasures, Patong is Thailand's best kept secret. When planning a trip to Patong, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Phuket. Phuket is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Big Buddha, Kamala Beach, Phuket Fantasea. A vacation to Patong can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Patong is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Patong before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 33.75 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 69.64 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 62.5 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 64.29 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 44.12 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 54.17 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Patong for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Patong.

    • Burglary and Theft 71.63 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 65.09 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 66.51 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 90.09 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 53.3 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 64.15 (High)
    • Attacks 43.87 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75.94 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.51 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 36.32 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.69 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70.28 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Patong is 118.01 (High)

    • Safety Index 39.9 (Low)
    • Climate Index 68.52 (High)
    • Pollution Index 56.04 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.86 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 45.92 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 74.87 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.9 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 52.64 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Patong

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.81 USD

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