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“Too crowded” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Patong Beach

Patong Beach
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Experience Fine Dining with La Gritta Italian Restaurant at Amari Phuket
Whakatane, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Too crowded”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

Patong Beach is ridiculously crowded and I have my doubts about the water quality, having seen the condition of the nearby river that flows into the bay. Also, public toilets are lacking and one can only guess where people are doing what they have to do. Yuk!

Visited January 2013
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Geelong, Australia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

even if you have a pool where you stay, go for a swim here. get a massage at one of the stalls on the beach. truly special.

Visited April 2012
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Crowded but Fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

Patong beach is crowded during this peak season but it was fun! The sun, the sand and the sea are gloriously inviting. Occasionally, you can see some open-minded female sun-worshippers walking around semi nude! The bus terminal at the southern part of the beach makes travelling to Phuket Town cheap and easy.

Visited February 2013
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Victoria
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Patong beach - crowded”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

I didn't expect Patong beach to be so crowded with hundreds of tourists. Don't expect a peaceful tropical escape, this beach is full on.

Visited February 2013
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Edenvale, South Africa
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Relax”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

Beach was very relaxing. waters were clean. the beach area was clean. loads of water activities to do. street vendors were very pleasant and helpful with a good variety of goods to sell. deck chairs is good to hire and just relax. beach was safe.

Visited October 2012
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