Patong Beach is one of Thailand's premiere travel destinations. With over 2 miles of beaches that wind up the entire west coast of the island, Patong Beach is one of the best locations for soaking up the south pacific sun. Patong enjoys a tropical climate, with temperatures ranging between 65 at night to 85 during the day. The rainy season is May to October, with September being the wettest month. The best time to visit Patong for a beach vacation is between November and January as these are the driest months and offer the most time for enjoying Patong's breathtaking beaches. Do you consider yourself a water sports enthusiast? If not, you will be after visiting Patong beach. Tourists can be found any day of the week renting kayaks or jet skis to enjoy the pristine waters of Thailand. Another popular activity is snorkeling. Book a snorkeling tour to experience the wide variety of wildlife that calls this island home. If it it is wild nightlife you're after you will not be disappointed by Patong. It is the center of Thailand's thriving nightlife, which has seen exponential growth since it became a popular western tourist destination in the 1980's. Bangla road is the center of the nightlife activity and is lined with several clubs for everyone's taste. There are world-class nightclubs playing the hottest dance music, as well as several GoGo bars that show off the sensuality of the most beautiful exotic women. The lodging options in Patong Beach offer options for every budget. Options for those on a budget include low-cost hostels where you can get immerse yourself in the local culture. There are also several luxurious all-inclusive island resorts, which capture the essential experience of island life beautifully. Whether you are planning a family vacation or want to experience the wild side of Thailand, Patong Beach has something for the taste of every traveler.