Thailand nightlife is famous the world over, with many relaxed beachside bars and restaurants by day erupting into exciting party places at night. The tropical holiday destination transforms as the sun goes down and the Thailand nightlife emerges into a fun and exciting way to spend your nights and into the wee hours of the morning. Although at times Thailand nightlife has had a questionable reputation, the key to really enjoying yourself is knowing where to go. Whether you're into the vibrant party scene or would prefer a more relaxed way to have fun, our list of top Thailand nightlife experiences is a good guide to all the best places to go when the sun goes down.
Phuket - FantaSea: Performing elephants, trapeze artists, live animals and a cast of hundreds bring Thailand's biggest show to life, blending tradition and fantasy in a storyline that's an all singing, all dancing, colourful extravaganza.
Bangkok - Dinner Cruises on Chao Praya River: Enjoy a lavish meal aboard a luxury cruiser that takes in the cuisine, culture and history of Thailand as you travel past glittering temples along the River of Kings.
Phi Phi Islands - Carpe Diem: What is a favourite place to relax by day and a popular place to enjoy Thai and International cuisine in the evening transforms into a vibrant party bar by night. Right on the beach, the bar is renowned for its exciting nightly fire show.
Khao Lak - Jerung Street: A lively nightlife spot, here you'll find a great range of bars to suit your taste including beach bars and cocktails bars. Affordable drinks are accompanied by all kinds of music blasted from sound systems and this is the ideal place to go bar hopping.
Koh Samui - Soi Green Mango: Set in the central party district, this region is renowned for its slightly more hedonistic pursuits however there are also plenty of places to just chill out. Plenty of clubs to choose from, you can party as hard or as easy as you like.
Krabi - Ao Nang Center Point: A recently refurbished three-storey complex in the heart of the nightlife district, Centre Point is an entertainment hub of numerous bars, live music venues, impressive design and friendly locals.