Naithon, an oasis of peace and serenity in Phuket, boasts pristine natural scenery and majestic views, seductive white sand beached and charming Thai villages. The area feels lightyears away from the frantic nightlife and mobs of young party-goers flooding the streets in Patong. Most of the bars in Naithon close long before midnight, offering a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. Here are our picks for the five best bars in Naithon.
1. Naithon Sunshine Restaurant and Bar
Set right on the beach, Naithon Sunshine Restaurant and Bar is an excellent spot to watch a fantastic sunset, sip a cold beer or a fresh coconut, listen to the sounds of crashing waves and share some light bites with your buddies. If you’re feeling more peckish, you can also sample the gorgeous Thai dishes served here.
2. Coconut Bar and Terrace
Coconut Bar and Terrace owes its popularity to the venue’s unbeatable beachfront location and stylish setting. Serving a wide selection of sunset cocktails along with traditional seafood and curries, Coconut Bar and Terrace is an idyllic spot to spend there whole evening, soaking up the setting sun and feeling the warm sand under your bare feet.
3. No. 24 Bar and Restaurant
Friendly and simple, No. 24 Bar and Restaurant is an open-sided bar set right on the beach, exuding relaxed vibes and providing an incredible range of tropical cocktails to complete your laid-back sunset outing. If you are feeling a bit peckish, sample their light bites or go for the fresh seafood cooked on the grill with traditional sauces.
4. Madagascar Reggae House
Located just opposite Naiton Beach, Madagascar Reggae House is a tiny, shack-style local bar featuring cool vibes and a simple setting. Occasional live music and super-friendly bartenders will make their best to keep you entertained and happy.
5. Vista Del Mar Beach Club
For a more sophisticated evening out, opt for Vista Del Mar, a seafront dining and drinking establishment with tables set on the water’s edge. Indulge in the signature cocktails, share a platter of tapas and admire the breathtaking sunset. When the sky gets lit up with stars and you start feeling hungry, savour scrumptious seafood served in the venue or go local and relish their mouth-watering Thai specialities.
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