However, this side of Phuket is confined t o certain areas, and the island itself has quite a laid-back atmosphere. Pattaya is m ore cha otic and has a very similar nightlife t o Phuket, the one difference being that the ‘seedy’ side of Pattaya is a bit m ore obvi ous than in Phuket.
Written by. Kanika Saxena. A Phuket Vs Pattaya comparison isn’t an easy one. While Phuket offers a more rejuvenating and peaceful experience, Pattaya is a rather loud destination with a constant, frenzied party atmosphere. While Phuket is best suited for families, kids and couples, Pattaya is for the adventure freaks, adrenaline junkies and the spoiled part of the population.
Conclusion – Pattaya vs Phuket. As said earlier, there is no right or wrong answer as to which of these locations is better because it all comes down to your personal choice and what you have as a way of spending your vacation in Thailand. If you prefer beaches with some good nightlife, Patong is a better choice.
If you prefer to spend your time on a beautiful beach, with some good nightlife, Phuket is probably for you. If you prefer your nightlife, sightseeing and don’t really plan on going to the beach, and don’t mind the (or prefer) the citywide red-light district, Pattaya may be right for you.
Both Pattaya and Phuket, on face value, are somewhat similar. They both have beaches, islands and resorts, offer many watersports and activities and a vibrant nightlife. But they do stand out in other aspects. Pattaya is a coastal city on the Gulf of Thailand while Phuket is the largest island in southern Thailand. Phuket is friendlier to families and travellers from older generations while Pattaya leans towards a crowd which fancies strip clubs, loud music and budget bars.
Phuket and Pattaya are both similar in character, have a vibrant nightlife and offer heart pumping action. Phuket has an edge though, the sheer volume and variety of things to experience on the island will boggle your mind. So if you are ever caught between choosing the two, Phuket should be your clear choice.
Nightlife: it's cheaper than Phuket. You don’t have to worry about how you’re gonna get to your hotel. The shuttle van runs around all night. The walking street is where you’ll find all the human races on Earth. That’s the beacon of Pattaya. Phuket: Packed with package tourists who paid few extra bucks. Clear sea water. Phuket deserves credit fo
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