Gay Phuket · Luxury Hotels

Gay Phuket · Luxury Hotels

Phuket is home to countless world-class luxury beach resorts and hotels.


Patong is Phuket’s best-known beach destination and home to the island’s nightlife, gay bars, clubs, entertainment and dining options. Hotels in Patong offer an excellent base for gay visitors.

Why this hotel?: Beachfront location. Walk to gay bars and Patong Town. Gay-popular hotel.

Want to stay close to all the action? Then La Flora Resort would be the answer. This is the most booked 5-star hotel in Thailand on Travel Gay.

La Flora is located close to the most gay-popular section of Patong Beach, a 5-minute walk to the gay bars & clubs in Paradise Complex. So, if you need to pop back to your room for a little something, it’s no problem at all.

The hotel is surprisingly quiet, with 2 private swimming pools, a gym and spa. The Surface Bar & Restaurant offers great food and stunning sunset views.


bar, swimming pool, sauna, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi

39 Taweewong Road, Patong, Phuket


Based on 1597 votes

Why this hotel?: Great for gay nightlife. Excellent pool & gym. Popular hotel.

An excellent choice for gay visitors. The 5-star Millennium Resort Patong is just a short walk from Patong Beach, the gay nightlife in Paradise Complex and Jungceylon Shopping Mall with its variety of food choices and entertainment.

Set in beautiful tropical landscapes, this large hotel features a luxurious spa, 2 fabulous outdoor pools and several restaurants. Guests can exercise at the well-equipped gym or enjoy a nice massage at the onsite spa.

Each modern guest room are nicely furnished, with large windows, satellite TV, DVD player and free WiFi. The hotel also has a business centre, with computer/fax outlets and an internet station.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi

199 Rat-U-Thit Road, Patong, Phuket


Based on 4892 votes

Why this hotel?: Very stylish. Great location. Popular with gay guests.

“Stay in style at The SIS Kata – A dynamic young and trendy resort situated up on the hillside, a few moments away from the golden Kata beach. The hotel has incredible views across the Andaman sea, near the Leam Phrom Thep lighthouse. Guests can enjoy a variety of graciously styled rooms, and many of the bathrooms come with jacuzzis.

You can opt for hilltop rooms, pool rooms, garden rooms, and the rather grand suites. This is definitely one of the most elegant resorts in Phuket, Thailand.

Stay in style, relax in style, dine in style, and chill in style!”


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi

255 Kok Tanode Rd, Karon, Phuket


Based on 1469 votes

Why this hotel?: Quiet location. Near the gay bars, shops, restaurants.

Located at the north end of Patong (about a 10-minute walk to the beach), B-Lay Tong, offers stylish rooms with free WiFi, king-sized bed, LCD TV, minibar, balcony with a view.

We like the hip design, cosy atmosphere and the raised pool with views of the Andaman Sea. The hotel’s lobby bar is a perfect spot for enjoying the sunset.

B-Lay has one of the more peaceful locations in Patong yet is close enough to walk to the gay bars and clubs in the evening.


bar, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, free wi-fi

198 Taveewong Road, Patong, Phuket


Based on 369 votes

Why this hotel?: Huge range of activities. Close to the beach.

Swissotel Resort Phuket Patong Beach is a luxurious 4-star hotel and resort in Phuket, walking distance from Patong Beach.

The hotel mixes modern and stylish luxury with quirky fun: the rooms are comfy and there are some great amenities:

A rooftop pool and bar, kids playground, TV room, Irish pub, sauna, spa and so much more.

Swissotel is a great place for families or couples and there is so much to do you could never leave!

However the hotel is also in a good location for local attractions such as the Jungceylon Shopping Center, Soi Bangla and Sala Spa Massage.

This is one of our most popular hotels in Phuket!


rooftop pool, kids centre, irish pub, restaurant, shop, sun deck, spa, sauna

48 Ruam Jai Road, Patong, Phuket

Why this hotel?: Private beach. 10 min. to the gay scene. Amazing views.

This luxury hillside resort is located just 10 minutes by taxi to Patong Beach and the popular Jungceylon mall, and offers a fabulous pool with gorgeous views, plus its own sandy beach.

Many room types are available, from suites, studios to private pool villas. Each modern room features free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV, minibar and safe. Some rooms also have sea view.

Kalima has an all-day restaurant, tour desk, 24-hour front desk and spa onsite. Free shuttle service to Patong Beach is provided 3 times a day.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, jacuzzi / hot pool, gym, spa, beach, free wi-fi

338/1 Prabaramee Road, Patong, Phuket


Based on 5255 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to Patong Town. Great for sightseeing, shopping and gay scene.

The great-value Phuket Graceland is just steps away from Patong Beach and features large outdoor pools, 4 restaurants, 2 bars, a gym, a spa and even a bowling alley!

Each modern room has a flat screen TV, free WiFi, minibar, tea/coffee maker. Upgraded rooms include kitchenettes, living rooms with sea/garden views and direct pool access. Breakfast included.

Gay scene-wise, the Graceland is only about a 15-minute walk from to Patong Beach and the gay bars and clubs in the Paradise Complex.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, gym, sauna, spa, free wi-fi

190 Thaweewong Road, Patong, Phuket


Based on 3206 votes

Why this hotel?: Excellent views. Short taxi ride to Patong Beach and town.

Located only a 5-minute drive to Patong Beach and Jungceylon mall, the award-winning Avista Hideaway offers 3 outdoor pools, restaurant, rooftop bar, gym and spa.

Guest rooms feature a flat screen TV, DVD player, iPod dock, en suite bathroom with bathtub and a private balcony. Free WiFi is available in all areas.

The views are wonderful from the perch,. The onsite restaurant serves a nice selection of Thai and international food. Avista also provides a tour desk, a 24-hour front desk, a game room and a library.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, sauna, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi

9/9 Muen Ngoen Road, Tri-trang Beach, Patong, Phuket


Based on 2450 votes

Why this hotel?: Beachfront location. Close to Patong Town. Popular choice.

The Amari Phuket, located at the south end of Patong, has a quieter area compared with hotels in Patong Town.

Each large modern Thai-styled room features king-sized beds, large LCD satellite TV, minibar, tea/coffee maker, free WiFi.  Many rooms have great ocean views.

The resort ha its own small private beach area. You could walk to Patong Town and the gay bars in Paradise Complex, but taking a taxi would be easier (which costs about 200 baht each way).


bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, spa, beach, free wi-fi

2 Meun-Ngern Road, Patong, Phuket


Based on 2201 votes

Karon & Kata

Karon and Kata are two popular sandy beaches, located south of Patong. Their quieter location makes them an enjoyable area to stay in. A taxi ride to Patong Town takes about 5-10 minutes.

Why this hotel?: Private resort. Beautiful views. Boutique luxury.

Just 10 km south of Patong, Mom Tri’s offers 32 larege, elegant luxury suites, all with private balconies. The resort overlooks the sea and features saltwater & freshwater pools, restaurant, bar and gym.

Not the newest or the biggest, but this privately-owned & -managed resort offers the sort of service and attention to detail that others can only dream about.

Location-wise, the sandy Kata Noi Beach is just a few minutes’ walk down a path from the resort. The bars and clubs in Patong can be reached by taxi in about 20 minutes.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, spa, free wi-fi

12 Kata Noi Road, Kata, Phuket


Based on 434 votes

Why this hotel?: Exclusive & private villas. Stunning views. Comfortable rooms.

The Shore at Katathani is located just 20 minutes south of Patong (by taxi), at the end of one of Phuket’s nicer beaches. The resort’s hillside villas have stunning views (choose one with a sea view), and the large interiors have all the amenities you could wish for.

Excellent service and great choice of restaurants both onsite and locally. Buggies are available 24 hours a day to whizz you around the resort.

Gay-friendly and adult-orientated, with a minimum age of 12 for accompanying children.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi

18 Kata Noi Road, Kata, Phuket


Based on 1409 votes

Surin Beach

Located 9 miles north of Patong, Surin Beach has a gorgeous white sand and is lined with tall Casuarina trees. There is a nice selection of restaurants, beach clubs, cafés and luxury hotels.

A taxi to Patong and gay nightlife takes about 20 minutes.

Why this hotel?: Beautiful beach. Excellent service & facilities.

The Surin is located on one of the most beautiful and peaceful beaches in Phuket, overlooking Pansea Bay – a real tropical paradise.

This 5-star resort features fully equipped rooms with state-of-the-art facilities including a beautiful pool, gym, beach bar and luxury spa. The in-house restaurant is a destination in its own right.

Location-wise, The Surin is only 20 minutes from the bars and clubs of Patong. Highly recommended.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, sun terrace, gym, free wi-fi

118 Moo 3, Choeng Talay, Surin, Phuket


Based on 451 votes

Kamala Beach

Kamala Beach is a long sandy beach, located around 5 miles north of Patong. The seabed is relatively flat, so the water is shallow and recedes a long way at low tide.

Kamala is less developed than Patong, Kata and Karon, but there is still a good choice of restaurants and cafés. A taxi to gay nightlife in Patong takes about 10 minutes.

Exclusive: 10% Discount on Spa Treatments Why this hotel?: Stunning scenery. Private villas. Popular with gay guests.

Stunning luxury hillside resort, located halfway between Kamala and Patong. Paresa offers pool villas with breathtaking views of Andaman Sea and the sunset, and a private beach club with sun beds, shades and staff on hand.

The onsite Diavolo restaurant serves a fabulous à la carte menu of Italian specialities and fine wine. You’ll enjoy the resort’s stunning infinity-edge pool, gym and world-class spa.

A member of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA), Paresa Resort offers the warmest of welcomes to gay guests.


bar, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sun terrace, gym, spa, free wi-fi

49 Moo 6, Layi Nakalay Road, Kamala, Phuket


Based on 488 votes

Why this hotel?: Hillside location. Exclusive villas. Fabulous views.

If being close to a beach isn’t a huge issue for you, then consider Cape Sienna. This beautiful 5-star hotel offers top-notch service, stunning views and everything you need.

A wide range of facilities include an outdoor pool, gym, spa, tennis courts, three restaurants and even karaoke. The hotel’s poolside restaurant & bar serves both Thai and international cuisines.

Cape Sienna is a 20-minute drive from the airport. The hotel provides free shuttle service to Kamala Beach and Patong gay scene.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi

18/40 Moo 6, Nakalay Road, Kamala, Phuket


Based on 4321 votes

Panwa Cape

Located about 8 km from Phuket Town, Panwa is a quiet, unspoiled spot on the southeast of the island and home to fishermen’s huts, a mangrove swamp and just a few luxury resorts.

The area offers scenic views across the bay and is a great spot for those seeking peace and privacy.

Why this hotel?: Fantastic villas. Private facilities. Gay-popular.

Sri Panwa is not on the west coast, but this private resort offers the ultimate in luxury. Sri Panwa’s collection of stunning villas and suites are located on a secluded hillside overlooking the sea.

We love the one-bedroom pool villas. Contemporary design with all the latest technology. From our own experience, we can tell you that the service is exceptional.

Patong Town takes about 35 minutes by taxi; but if you can afford this place, you can afford the taxi.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, massage, spa, free wi-fi

88 Moo 8 Sakdidej Rd, Panwa Cape, Phuket


Based on 590 votes

Mai Khao Beach & Nai Yang Beach

Mai Khao and Nai Yang make up a stunning 6-mile stretch of sandy beach along the northwestern coast of Phuket. These two beaches are the least developed and the most peaceful but also the furthest away from the Patong gay nightlife.

Why this hotel?: Exquisite villas. Private pool. Superb dining & bar.

This fabulous beachfront resort is located on Mai Khao Beach, next to Sirinath National Park. Set in a beautiful landscape designed by renowned Bill Bensley, the resort has a private beach, 5 fine-dining options, an award-winning spa, and offers yoga and Thai cooking classes.

The Anantara Mai Khao Phuket offers 83 pool villas that are set around a tranquil lagoon. Each accomodation has stunning views of the garden or the lagoon. The Thai-styled, private villas (180+ m²) feature a large terrazzo bathtub, sun loungers, and a private pool. In-room facilities include a flat-screen TV, DVD player, espresso machine, iPod dock, and free WiFi. The property is fully air-conditioned.

Guests can explore the tropical paradise surrounding the villas on land or at sea; the Anantara offers plenty of exciting leisure activities such as diving, fishing, yoga, muay thai, and bike tours.

Restaurants are set in a tree house, at the seashore, and even at the lagoon’s edge – breathtaking views and unique flavours guaranteed.

Located 40 minutes by taxi to the Patong gay nightlife. A great option if you plan to hit the bars a few nights a week.


hotel, restaurant, shop, bar, swimming pool, steam room, massage, gym , spa, beach, free wi-fi, a/c, leisure activities,

888 Moo 3, Mai Khao Beach, Phuket


Based on 320 votes

Why this hotel?: Beautiful private suites and villas. Phuket's best fine-dining. Fantastic leisure options.

One of the finest Phuket resorts, Avani+ Mai Khao Phuket Suites & Villas is located less than 5 minutes from the dreamy Mai Khao beach in Phuket, Thailand. This gay-friendly 5-star resort offers a range of 100 suites, pool suites and pool villas complete with kitchenette and laundry facilities.

All your needs are taken care of at this superb resort that also has a variety of fine-dining options on-site. Classic Thai, fresh seafood, or authentic flavors of India – enjoy your culinary journey in a restaurant with a breathtaking view, or in the comfort of your villa or suite.

Pool villas are featuring their own walled garden with pool and outdoor dining sala, while suites come with a private balcony and Terrazzo tub. All accommodations are fully air-conditioned and include free wifi, as well as TVs, kitchenettes, and washing machines.

Guests have access to the neighboring Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas and its facilities at all times. Tennis, yoga, Muay Thai as well as Thai cooking classes are on offer.

Patong nightlife is a 40-minute taxi ride away, or check out the trendy bars at the Anantara.


hotel, restaurant, bar, spa, pool, gym, full apartments, wifi, a/c, tv, laundry,

887 Moo 3, Tumbon Mai Khao, Amphur Thalang, Phuket

Why this hotel?: Beautiful setting. Unique rooms. Excellent onsite bar & dining.

Located at the southern end of the beautiful Nai Yang Beach, this very modern boutique hotel (think industrial chic fused with tropical island luxury) offers a unique alternative to more traditional beach resorts.

The Slate has several choices of very good restaurants (Thai, Japanese, tapas, etc.) that attract customers from other resorts across the island. The exceptionally large rooms & villas have all the facilities you would expect.

A taxi from The Slate to Patong Town and gay nightlife takes about 30 minutes.


bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, massage, spa, free wi-fi

Nai Yang Beach & National Park, Phuket


Based on 1285 votes

Why this hotel?: Away-from-it-all, quiet location Great pool & dining. Popular with gay guests.

This stunning ‘Condé Nast Hot List’ 5-star hotel is located on an unspoiled stretch of Mai Khao Beach. SALA Phuket offers contemporary designed rooms, suites & villas, most of which have a private pool.

The hotel has 3 large beachfront swimming pools, gym, spa, free WiFi, a fine restaurant and a bar. A popular choice on Travel Gay Asia – great option for gay couples or singles who are looking for a quiet, relaxing beach holiday, away from the crowds.


bar, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, gym, spa, free wi-fi

333 Moo 3, Thalang District, Mai Khao, Phuket


Based on 2211 votes

Layan Beach

Located 23 miles north of Patong. A taxi to Patong and gay nightlife takes about 40 minutes, where the best gay nightlife can be found.

Why this hotel?: Luxurious hotel with ocean views. Great spa and dining options.

This gay-friendly 5-star luxury hotel resort is located on a a lush hillside overlooking the powdery Layan beach on the Thai island of Phuket.

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort offers a variety of rooms, suites, and villas – all of which include either beach access, a soaking tub, private balcony, and/or a plunge pool. Each accommodation also includes a  flat screen TV, a safe, and other state-of-the-art amenities. The property is air-conditioned and has free-wifi throughout.

Additionally, 15 uniquely designed private residences are featuring spacious bedrooms, living spaces, a fully equipped kitchen, indoor and/or outdoor dining area, as well as private verandas and pools, complete with stunning coastal views. Each residence accommodates between 9 and 21 people.

Guests can enjoy breakfast, traditional Thai cuisine as well as international fine dining at the on-site restaurants. Unwind at the wellness center with its extensive spa offering. The beautiful cliffside chapel is available for unforgettable wedding ceremonies, and guests can train at the Muay Thai boxing ring. Stylish bars offer a variety of cocktails and drinks.

For Phuket’s buzzing nightlife, visit the gay bars and dance clubs in the Paradise Complex in Patong Town.


hotel, restaurant, bar, spa, wellness center, fitness center, wedding chapel, muay thai stadium, pool, a/c, wifi, laundry service, tv, safe,

168 Moo 6, Layan Beach Soi 4 Cherngtalay, Thalang District, Phuket

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