Paradise Complex Patong is a short street where you get it all from drag shows, dancing and go-go bars, to massage parlors. Patong town is Phuket’s main tourist destination and it’s located 5 minutes walk from Bangla Road (Phuket’s biggest nightlife and entertainment spot) the area is full of gay bars and restaurants. All gay bars on Paradise Complex street host nightly shows which are free entry but guests are expected to buy at least one drink. The general areas get busy around 10 to 11 pm and until 2 am (even 4 am depending on the crowd) with many of the bars putting on street performances to attract the guests. By midnight most of the gay bars are crowded. Boat Bar and Zag Bar are two of the most popular venues in Paradise Complex. Patong’s nightlife may be best known for Bangla Road but there is also a mirror-opposite part of the city at the Paradise Complex aka. Phuket’s Gay Town. It’s a short street where you get it all from drag shows, dancing and gogo bars, to massage parlors. Music: Across all the bars, mainstream pop is most common. Expect current chart hits and even the odd bar streaming YouTube. Crowd: Phuket’s gay town is visited by a mix of mostly tourists, professional working men, and local guys. Dress: Casual clothing is fine. Flip tops and tank tops seem to be the uniform for most people.