Young woman standing on terrace of Baan Rim Pa restaurant and enjoying the stunning ocean view, Patong Beach, Hat Patong, Ao Patong, Phuket, Thailand, after the tsunami

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Hat Patong

Patong (ป่าตอง) is a free-for-all and by far Phuket's most notorious and divisive destination. Between the concrete, silicone and sleaze, almost anything is available for the right price and, while that’s true of other places in Thailand, Patong doesn’t try to hide it. Of course, that doesn't mean you're going to like it; some people avoid this part of Phuket entirely.

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