Thailand is generally a really open-minded country and the island of Phuket is definitely one of the most gay-friendly destinations featuring a rich variety of gay venues, beaches and hotels!
Gay Travel Tips
Paradise Complex in Patong Town is where most of the best gay venues, like gay bars, clubs, cafes and sauna, are located in Phuket.
Zag Bar and Boat Bar are the most popular bar and dance clubs in the Paradise Complex attracting both tourists and locals alike.
The area of Patong not only is famous for its vibrant gay life but also for its exclusive gay beach section in the middle of Patong Beach!
Phuket has one of the most developed gay cruising scenes in the world but, as always, we recommend you be careful since there has been noticed and increase in the STDs spread in Phuket the last years.
The southern end of Nai Harn Beach, King Rama IX Park, and Ocean Shopping Centre are the most popular outdoor gay cruising spots. Aquarius Sauna & TARA Sauna are the two main gay saunas of Phuket.
There are many small events, festivals and parties taking place in Phuket every season which are not scheduled annually. The most popular annual event is Pride Phuket and takes place every April.
The Top Hotels and Resorts for Gay Travellers in Phuket
There are exclusively gay accommodation options in Phuket like small gay hotels and guesthouses. However, the majority of them will surely not provide you with the facilities and services offered by a hotel. Below you will find high-quality hotels located close to popular gay districts and hotspots around Bangkok.
The gay life and nightlife of Phuket is mainly concentrated in Patong, Phuket’s main coastal resort town where the island's popular gay beach, gay bars, and gay saunas & spas are located. Below you will find hotspots in Phuket where you will be able to relax and socialise or even have a naughtier type of fun!
Most popular Sightseeing in Phuket
Apart from its gay nightlife, Phuket is also famous for its Buddhist temples that are scattered across the island. Below you will find what you should not miss if you are into sightseeing mood.