Have you been in Phuket, Thailand? The island is among most polular destinations in South East Asia. Phuket will have many events and celebrations for upcoming New Years Eve 2018.
Phuket Town and Patong beach are the two most visited places for countdown parties and NYE fireworks.
Patong beach is usually be blocked off for it’s NYE party which in the past has included a music festival between the December 30th and 31st. Music concerts are typically performed on a massive floating stage; quite an impressive sight to see. For a more glamorous NYE experience the Regent Phuket, a stunning 5 star resort hotel in Cape Panwa, will host a festive gala.
Celebtaions in Phuket Town usually involves a 3 night special event for its impressive Countdown Phuket festival that takes place December 29th through the 31. Activities usually include concerts, singing contests, a “Light Wonderland” exhibit, aromatic food stalls and NYE fireworks show at midnight.
Another major event celebrating New Year will take place at the legendary Twin Palms Phuket Resort, where their Beach BBQ typically starts at 8:00 pm, followed by the thrilling New Year countdown party on the beach, complete with cocktails being served from the resort’s exclusive beach bars. There will definitely be NYE buffets served before tourists head out to the water’s edge to enjoy NYE fireworks.
Bars & Pubs in Phuket
Partying is one of the best ways to celebrate New Year with your friends and dearest people. Top bars and pubs in Phuket are listed below:
- On The Roof by Novotel Phuket Kamala Beach
- Thu Beach Bar & Restaurant
- Soi Bangla
- Illuzion Discotheque
- White Room Nightclubs
- Luca Cini – A wine story
- Metzo’s Bistro C
- Phuket Airport Suites and Lounge Club 96
- Wassa Homemade Bar
- Peter’s Bar and Restaurant
- Timber Hut
How to get to Phuket
Most of international visitors get to Phuket by plane. The compact Phuket International Airport (IATA: HKT) is in the north of the island, and is Thailand’s second largest hub, second only to Bangkok. There are very frequent flights to and from Bangkok as well as direct flights to many other airports in the region, including Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, and direct charters to Europe and Australia in the high season.
You can also get to Phuket by train, by bus, by boat or by car.
Accommodations for NYE
Phuket has full ranges of hotels and resorts for your accommodations. Most booked hotel on New Years Eve 2018 are:
- The Charm Resort Phuket
- Sawasdee Village
- Holiday Inn Resort Phuket
- Chanalai Garden Resort
- Angsana Villas Resort Phuket
- Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas
- Katathani Phuket Beach Resort
- Burasari Resort
- The Bliss South Beach Paton
- Grand West Sands Resort & Villas Phuket
If you are ready for your Christmas and New Year in Thailand, early booking is always recommended.