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Patong, Phuket’s main coastal resort town is home to the island’s gay nightlife and beach. Click here to view our Patong hotel recommendations.
At 3 km long, Karon Beach is the second largest on Phuket. The beach has white, soft sand and is usually quieter and less crowded than Patong. Most resorts and hotels are located behind a road that runs the length of the beach.
In the evening, it’s just a 15-minute taxi ride to the gay nightlife in Patong.
based on 239 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Gay-owned. Fabulous bar. Excellent service. Free WiFi.
Gay-owned hotel, set on a quiet hillside overlooking Kata Bay. CC’s Hideaway (formerly CC Bloom’s) offers Thai-styled, air-conditioned rooms with comfy beds, fridge, TV, coffee/tea and bottled water.
The hotel has a nice outdoor pool with sun loungers and offers free transport to the white sandy Kata and Karon beaches. The in-house restaurant offers a wide selection of Thai and Western food.
Gay nightlife in Patong is 15 minutes away by taxi, and you can bring a guest to stay for the night. The manager and his team organise regular events and offer helpful, gay-orientated information and concierge service.
based on 352 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Large villas Adults only. Excellent value. Free WiFi.
The adults-only Village resort (no children under the age of 12) has 34 luxurious, spacious villas (60 m²+), set around a large pool and lush tropical gardens.
Each villa has a big bedroom, separate living area and a contemporary bathroom with a gigantic double bath tub, a separate skylight shower and luxurious handmade toiletries.
The resort is just a short walk from the beach, and there are lots of restaurants close by. Great value for money and highly recommended.
based on 473 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Popular choice. Modern rooms. Excellent value. Free WiFi.
Good value, clean and very modern Simplitel is located a 3-minute walk from Karon Beach. Guest rooms feature 32-inch flat screen TV, tea & coffee-making facilities, minibar and safe.
The rooms also have a private balcony with city or mountain views. Onsite, there is a decent-sized gym and a 24-hour convenience store.
Location-wise, Simplitel is about a 20-minute drive from Phuket Town and 15 minutes away from Patong.
based on 759 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Quiet location. Near Karon Beach. Excellent pool. Free WiFi.
Great value-for-money hotel in a quiet location, just steps away from Karon Beach and a 15-minute drive from lively Patong gay scene.
Grand Sunset Hotel offers bright, contemporary rooms with air conditioning, flat screen cable TV, safe, private balcony and free WiFi. Some rooms overlook the beautiful Andaman Sea.
The hotel also has a spa and a nice outdoor pool. Excellent service and friendly staff.
based on 2262 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Modern facilities. Walk to the beach. Great value. Free WiFi.
An enjoyable stay. The smart-value, modern Sugar Marina Resort is located close to the beach (a 5-minute walk) and a 10-minute drive from gay scene in Patong Town.
The resort offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, flat screen TV, DVD player and en suite bathroom with either a rain shower or a bathtub.
There is a decent-sized gym and a large outdoor pool with a wide sun deck. Onsite restaurant serves Thai and international cuisine, but there are many dining choices nearby. Friendly staff.
8.3 Excellent, based on 5158 Agoda reviews. Great for gay nightlife. Excellent pool & gym. Popular hotel. Includes breakfast. Was $472 USD. Now $90 USD | click here
8.4 Excellent, based on 987 Agoda reviews. Includes breakfast. Was $457 USD. Now $169 USD | click here
8.5 Excellent, based on 1054 Agoda reviews. Away-from-it-all, quiet location Great pool & dining. Popular with gay guests. Includes breakfast. Was $987 USD. Now $175 USD | click here
8.1 Excellent, based on 1115 Agoda reviews. Walk to the beach. Modern facilities. Great value. Includes breakfast. Was $119 USD. Now $90 USD | click here
8.4 Excellent, based on 3464 Agoda reviews. Central location. Modern rooms. Excellent value for money. Includes breakfast. Was $167 USD. Now $53 USD | click here
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based on 571 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Panoramic views. Nice breakfast. Great value.
Andaman Seaview Hotel is located just a few steps from the southern end of Karon Beach and offers an excellent range of facilities.
Guest rooms are generously-sized (Superior 40 m², Deluxe 75 m²). Each room features air conditioning, comfortable bed, minibar, TV, coffee-making facilities, safe. WiFi is chargeable.
Whilst the beach is very nearby, the hotel also has two pools with plenty of sun loungers. Other facilities include a restaurant, bar, gym and spa.
Kata Beach, located directly south of Karon, consists of two adjacent beaches, Kata Yai and Kata Noi. Both are considered some of the nicest beaches on Phuket and are quieter than Patong.
There is a good choice of hotels and restaurants in the area. A taxi to Patong gay nightlife takes about 20 minutes.
based on 1466 Agoda reviews
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Why this hotel? Attractive design. Beautiful views. Great facilities. Free WiFi.
We highly recommend the stylish, contemporary FOTO Hotel, located just a short ride from Kata Noi Beach and Kata viewpoint and a 15-minute drive to Patong gay scene.
The rooms feature a minimalist décor, with large bed, desk, flat screen TV, minibar, free WiFi and balcony with fabulous views.
FOTO Hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, a beautiful Bokeh Spa and a 24-hour gym. Daily breakfast is served until 1pm at Tiffin Mama restaurant.
based on 4217 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Beautiful views. Close to the beach. Modern design. Free WiFi.
A 4-star resort with beautiful hillside scenery, located a 5-minute walk from Kata Beach and about 15 minutes’ drive to the nightlife in Patong.
Sugar Palm Grand Hillside features multiple outdoor pools all around the rooms that are tastefully decorated in wood and glass. The rooms feature flat screen TV, DVD player, minibar and free WiFi.
There is a gym and sauna on the premises, and range of restaurants and shops are located nearby.
7.9 Very Good
based on 585 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Walk to the beach. Great view & pool. Excellent value. Free WiFi.
The excellent-value Hotel ibis Phuket Kata is located a 10-minute walk to Kata Beach, with nightlife, shopping and dining options nearby.
Guest rooms are spacious, bright and modern, all featuring flat screen TV, free high-speed WiFi internet access and 24-hour room service.
The hotel has a decent-sized outdoor pool, 24-hour bar, restaurant and internet corner with computers and printer. Massage service available.
Kamala Beach is a long sandy beach, located around 5 miles north of Patong. The seabed is relatively flat, so the water is shallow and recedes a long way at low tide.
Kamala is less developed than Patong, Kata and Karon, but there is still a good choice of restaurants and cafés. A taxi to gay nightlife in Patong takes about 10 minutes.
based on 792 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Beachfront location. Large rooms. Great pool & dining. Free WiFi.
Kamala Beach Resort offers quiet rooms in a nice location – 10 minutes’ walk from dining & shopping options in Kamala Village and a 15-minute drive from the vibrant Patong Town & gay scene.
This large beachfront hotel has 4 outdoor pools, set in landscaped grounds, a gym and a massage spa.
Guest rooms feature a balcony with views of the ocean or mountains. Each modern room is equipped with a large-sized bed, flat screen TV and free WiFi. Great value for money.
based on 257 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel? Ocean views. Apartment style. Great pool. Free WiFi.
The great-value Kamala Beachfront Apartment as everything you need. Their large, well-equipped rooms feature king-sized beds, lounge & dining area, a full kitchen with microwave and fridge.
There is a saltwater pool with a hot tub. Massage service available on request.
Location-wise, the hotel is is 10 minutes from Kamala Village, 30 minutes’ drive from the airport and 30 minutes from Phuket Town.