Phuket in Thailand is one of the most popular places for bar and nightlife. Different with rooftop bars in Bangkok, Phuket offer more scenery of nature and sea level. Phuket has a law that buildings within 200 meters from the beach cannot be higher than coconut trees (around 12 meters). So, expect some super great beach bars on beach or lovely hills. Most of them won't cost too much while still offer a panoramic view from up there. Don't know how to choose? Here we 've selected our top 10 for your amusement.
1. Baba Nest at Sri Panwa
The Baba Nest in Sri Panwa is the ultimate roof bar on Phuket Island to enjoy a relax evening. It's far away, hard to find, hard to get, usually two weeks waiting list to get a table, but we would still recommend this place if you have the chance. When you arrive, you will find every penny worth it.
Baba Nest is in Sri Panwa Hotel, on the remote Cape Panwa on the south-east of Phuket Island. You will witness a glorious sunset over the Panwa Bay, sat cross-legged and surrounded by its infinite rooftop pool.
Address: 88 Sakdidej Rd, Vichit Muang Phuket 83000 Thailand
2. Diavolo at Paresa Resort Phuket
Diavolo at Paresa Resort Phuket features a spectacular 270-degree panorama of the Andaman Sea, offering premium Mediterranean wines, the best wines around the world and a signature cocktail all day long.
For honeymooners to Phuket, the bar also offers wedding party. It was just perfect and unforgettable.
Address； 49 Moo 6, Layi-nakalay Road Kamala, Kathu District, Phuket 83150 Thailand
3. Estrela Sky Lounge at Novotel Phuket Phokeethra
Estrela Sky Lounge is not a beach bar but offers breath-taking views over the old Phuket Town and its surroundings. As the first sky bar in Phuket town, it's located on the 17th floor of the Novotel Phuket Phokeethra resort.
This atmosphere there reminds guesses of the classic gentleman's club you can find in other cities around the world. Perfect for guesses who stay in Phuket town to spend a leisure evening.
Address: 40/5 Chanacharoen Rd, Talat Nuea, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000 Thailand
4. Quip Sky Bar
Quip Sky Bar is another good rooftop bar in Phuket old town. The solid wooden decoration - rack and rattan - woven basket, overflows comfortable country relaxation of the old continent.
Address: 54 Phuket Road, Tambon Talat Yai Chang Wat Phuket, 83000, Thailand
The Heaven rooftop restaurant is a great place to end the day with sunset. It's just located below the very famous Karen view. From the rooftop deck and main dining area, you will have some quite stunning beach views on the backside of the three bays of Kata Noi Beach, Kata Beach and Karon Beach. The food is also fit the scenery very well, a mix of Thai, Italian and Russian as most guests were Russian.
Address: 6 Soi Leammumnai, Karon, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83100 Thailand
6. The Kee Sky Lounge
The Kee Sky Lounge is quite a leisure bar to visit even lay down to enjoy the sunset. Although it's only on 7th floor, the view is open, not overshadowed by trees or tall buildings.
The Kee Sky Lounge is an absolute must at the end of the day when the sun sets, order a drink with some food from the menu, listen the soft music and get a unique view of Patong Beach on one side and the city neon lights the other.
Address: 152/1 Thawewong Rd, Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket 83150 Thailand
7. On Top
On Top is located on the 7th floor at Swissotel Resort Phuket Patong Beach. With a relaxing summer environment, private booth, outdoor swimming pool, and overlooking beach view, On Top is ideal if you plan leisure meals or some romantic surprise for your partners at the rooftop bar.
You will walk on its 1,100 sqm lawn although its on the rooftop, which give a good environment for enjoyment. The VIP seats are hung with white satin. The bar also serves plenty of tasty cocktails, light bites and Thai favourites.
Address: Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket 83150 Thailand
8. Twilight Sky
This open-air bar is located on Kata Beach. The twilight sky allows you to enjoy the fun selection of international and local dishes as well as a collection of cocktails and mixed drinks. We all know that Kata Beach is the clearest beach among the top 3 beaches in Phuket(Patong Beach, Kata Beach and Karon Beach). Apart from that, the bar's orientation makes it a good place to catch up with the last light of the day at Kata Beach.
Address: 255 Kok Tanode Road, Karon District The SIS Kata Phuket Floor 5th Muang, Phuket 83100 Thailand
9. The Surface Restaurant & Bar
The Surface Restaurant & Bar is just in the middle of Patong Beach, with only a few layers of sand between. Although it's not very high but it just above the beach of Patong, which means you could have a great ocean view while enjoy your meal.
This bar has two sections: open-air sections is lovely for a sunset dinner while indoor sections is also a good option during rainy days.
Address: 39 Taweewong Road, Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket 83150 Thailand
10. Vanilla Sky
As you might know that the business center is Patong Beach. The northern Phuket is rarely visit, but the beach here is a gem for travelers who love a quiet holiday. Vanilla Sky is a good choice for travelers staying on the north. Vanilla Sky offers an amazing and unobstructed 180 degree panoramic view above the quiet bay, with Rayee Beach on the left and Kamala Beach on the right.
Address: 18/40 Moo 6, Nakalay Road, Kamala, Kathu District, Phuket 83150 Thailand