The Ultimate Gay Travel Guide
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Phuket has a lively gay scene, mainly concentrated in the west coast town of Patong. Paradise Complex makes up the center of gay Phuket, with most of the bars and clubs located along Exit Road. Patong, and particularly Bangla Road, is home to most of the island’s mixed nightlife as well.
You can see most of gay Phuket’s nightlife in one night. Bangla Road in Patong is the center of nightlife on the island. Located 500 meters away is Paradise Complex, the hub for gay Phuket. Inside Paradise Complex street are all the main gay bars and clubs, perfect for bar hopping.
Beer is big in Thailand. The biggest local brands are Chang, Leo, and Sighna. Red Bull’s roots are also in Thailand but note the original/local version is not carbonated (no fizz or bubbles).
For something stronger, the Thai classic has to be SangSom. Confusingly it’s often sold as “Thai whiskey” but is actually rum, distilled from sugarcane. SangSom is also the main component of Thailand’s notorious “buckets of alcohol.”