Things to do at Patong Beach
Patong Beach is one of the magnificent beaches in Phuket with stunning white sand and clear azure green water that stretches for about 3 kilometers.
During high season, the coastline is crowded with lots of tourists, swarming umbrellas, sun beds and deck chairs.
No other place in the Island can compete with the remarkable number of beachgoers in Patong.
The place is packed with a lot of food vendors and stalls selling beachwear and other beach items, too.
This district is always on the go day and night, a popular place for families, party goers, and majority of vacationers.
Various activities can be done in Patong Beach. This beach is a favorite spot of tourists who want to work out their tan by soaking up to the sun. Sun beds, umbrellas, and deck chairs can be rented anywhere in the beach.
Sun beds usually cost 180-200 Baht while prices of beach chairs with umbrellas start at 160 Baht. Beach volleyball is a fun inland activity that may be of interest to sunbathers, too.
Other fun activities in the beach include swimming, banana boating, and a relaxing Thai massage. Swimming is fantastic here with a clear visibility in the northern end of the emerald water and a warm water temperature that may normally range from 27-29 degrees Celsius.
Banana boating is another fun activity that you may want to engage with together with your friends or family.
Price for the rent of a banana boat is 300 Baht. A Thai massage along with a manicure or pedicure may also complement a soothing experience while on the shoreline.
A massage for an hour may cost about 200-300 Baht.
Water activities are also in demand in Patong Beach such as jet skiing, parasailing, wakeboarding, waterskiing, snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, and scuba diving. Lots of boat operators offer their boats and equipment for rent.
Price of renting a jet ski with life vest may cost you 1,000 Baht.
An exciting parachute ride or parasailing costs 700 baht but this type of activity isn’t advisable during windy weather.
You might want to try water skiing or wakeboarding, too.
Waterskiing and wakeboarding are water sports activities wherein an enthusiast is pulled behind a motor boat or cable ski installation on a body of water.
Prices for these types of sports may cost around 700 Baht for 15 minutes.
Sailing is a pleasurable activity to do with family and friends while in Phuket. In Patong, small catamarans and speedboats are for rent through small boat operators and some hotels also offer sailing and yachting tours.
Renting a yacht for a day may cost around 12,000 Baht. And while onboard, fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving are great leisure interests to fully enjoy a whole day of sailing or yachting.
Cost of scuba diving equipment is at least 600 Baht. There are lots of tour agents within Phuket who offer 2-3 days of sailing and yachting while doing several water activities. Island hopping to some of the closest islands in Patong are also available through these tour agents.