Top 10 best bars in Phuket

Phuket has many impressive sunset bars, most of which are scattered along the island’s west coast. Most are open all day, but they’re obviously busiest at dusk. You can end your day in Phuket with an excellent meal and drinks, as well as a spectacular view of the sun setting below the horizon.

From simple set-ups on the island’s famous viewpoints to award-winning restaurants right on the beach, our list of Phuket’s most popular sunset bars below caters for almost every budget level. The only unbreakable requirement is that you arrive on time to grab a table with the best view. Here’s our list of the best bars in Phuket!

1. Akoya Star Lounge

Akoya-lounge-bar, best bars in Phuket

Akoya Star Lounge is an upscale rooftop bar and tapas venue at V Villas Phuket by MGallery in Ao Yon Beach, a secluded cove in southeast Phuket. The place is full every night of Instagram and selfie enthusiasts, so you’ll need to book in advance. It’s also worth noting that there’s a minimum spend of 2,354 baht per person, which makes it pretty pricey.

  • Location: Ao Yon Beach (V Villas Phuket by MGallery)
  • Address: Moo 8 Ao Yon Road, Wichit, Muang Phuket District, Phuket
  • Phone number: 076 630 939
  • Opening hours : 17 h – 23 h
  • Price: Very high

2. The Sundeck

The Sundeck Phuket

The Sundeck, one of newest rooftop bars in Phuket, is a lounge bar and restaurant with a fantastic view, above the magnificent Kata Noi beach, not far from the famous viewpoint of Karon, the famous hill from where you can see the three famous bays. You’re welcome to stop at any time of day at the Sundeck, even for a drink with a view, as it’s the perfect place for a short break with a view and good music during your exploration of Phuket.

  • Location: Kata Noi
  • Address: 228 Koktanod Rd, Karon, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket
  • Opening Hours: 11am – 10pm
  • Phone number: 064 142 5496
  • Price: High

3. 360 ° Bar

Perched atop The Pavilions Phuket complex, 360° Bar lays claim to the highest vantage point, nestled close to Layan Beach. Its commanding hillside position offers an unrivalled panoramic view of Phuket’s verdant landscapes blending harmoniously with the Andaman Sea, making it an irresistible destination for intimate dining and joyous festivities.

360 Bar

Inside the 360° Bar, an array of delectable Western and Asian tapas awaits, from the indulgence of freshly shucked oysters to the flavors of sun-dried Wagyu beef and delicate soft-shell crab. For the convenience of guests in the vicinity of Layan and Laguna, Pavilions Phuket offers complimentary transfer services. 

  • Location: Layan, The Pavilions Phuket
  • Address: 31/, 232/1 Moo 6 Choeng Thale, Thalang District, Phuket
  • Opening hours: 5pm to 10 pm (on Saturdays and Sundays)
  • Phone number: +66 (0)76 317 600
  • Price: High

4. Quip Sky Bar

The first of its kind in Phuket downtown, Quip Sky Bar spans five floors and offers breathtaking views over the rooftops of the old town.

Quip Sky Bar Phuket

The open-air rooftop art terrace is divided into two zones: one under cover, with regular dining tables near the rooftop bar. The other is a slightly elevated open-air rooftop terrace, surrounded by a fishpond, where seating is more bohemian, on cushions and in hammock-like creations.

The Quip rooftop bar offers a wide selection of beers, wines and tasty cocktails, both classics and exciting signatures.

There’s also a gastronomic menu about as varied, ranging from international dishes to local specialties, in particular Phuket’s famous lobsters, served in a variety of ways.

In a relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere, Quip Sky Bar Phuket offers refined cuisine and drinks in a very comfortable setting. Visit for cocktails and views with pretty lounge airs, or catch a match on the bar’s TV screens.

  • Location: Phuket Downtown
  • Address: 54 Phuket Rd, Tambon Talat Yai, Phuket Town
  • Opening hours: 16:00 – 00:00
  • Phone number: 076 355 052
  • Price: Reasonable

5. Mojjo Rooftop Bar Patong

Perched atop the incredible SKYVIEW Resort Phuket Patong Beach, the hip and trendy MOJJO Rooftop Bar brings all the right Latin vibes to Phuket.

Mojjo Rooftop Bar Patong

A little brother to the well-established MOJJO Rooftop Lounge & Bar in Bangkok, the Phuket edition offers impressive views, both over Patong and the ocean.

The rooftop terrace boasts a charmingly tropical chic decor, where a mix of dining tables, bar stools and comfy poufs are spread across the green astro-gazon. All under cozy strings of lights and the Phuket sky.

Here, you can enjoy a Cuban-inspired cocktail menu, expertly crafted by the mixologists, as well as beer, wine and a selection of tasty South American fusion dishes, guaranteed to spice up your evening.

Visit the MOJJO Rooftop Bar for a drink and a bite to eat in front of a magnificent Patong sunset, or to dance the night away to funky Latin rhythms. The rooftop also hosts monthly events, theme nights and social gatherings, as well as the “Sunset Happy Hour” every Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 8pm.

  • Location: Patong
  • Address :9, 19 Pisitkoraneee Rd, Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket 83120
  • Opening hours : 18h00 – 00h00
  • Phone: +66 076 202 776
  • Price: Affordable

6. The Rooftop at Beach House Layan

Located in the stunning Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, just a 2-minute walk from Layan Beach, the modern and beautiful Beach House Layan offers an out-of-the-ordinary Phuket experience.


Opening in December 2021, the venue is branded ‘Three Levels. One destination’. On the first floor you’ll find Breeze, a beachfront pool bar where you can relax on a sun lounger and enjoy tropical concoctions and snacks all day over playful succulent dishes. One floor above is Zuma, a world-renowned, multi-award-winning restaurant serving modern Japanese izakaya flavors in a pleasant atmosphere.

Seekers of Beach House Layan’s highest spot, however, will want to climb up to the simple and aptly named The Rooftop. Blending cozy lounges, cabanas, an elegant bar and waterside water features, the wooden deck blends perfectly with its surroundings, offering panoramic views that stretch across the ocean and out to the horizon.

Open in the afternoons and evenings to all, it’s a privileged spot to enjoy enchanted sunsets or dimly lit evenings under the stars. From the well-stocked rooftop bar, you can order everything from handcrafted cocktails to high-end spirits, cigars or something from the impressive wine selection.

Natural yet luxurious, a night at the Rooftop at Beach House Layan will remain unforgettable. Make it a combo with dinner at Zuma or a full day at Breeze, but don’t forget to make reservations before your visit.

The Rooftop also hosts weekly Beepop Wednesdays.

  • Location: Layan
  • Address :168, Soi Layan 4, Choeng Thale, Phuket
  • Opening hours : 16h00 – 00h00
  • Phone:+66 76 317 200
  • Price : Affordable

7. Baba Nest

Nestled in the remarkable Sri Panwa Villa Hotel Phuket, the Baba Nest stands out as one of the world’s most impressive rooftop bars. Its height, with a breathtaking 360° panorama of the Andaman Sea and neighboring islands, and exquisitely refined interior, are unequivocal testimony to its unique character.

Baba Nest Phuket

Set 60 meters above the sea, the Baba Nest features an infinity pool that merges with the ocean horizon, giving the illusion of being part of the vast expanse of water.

Soft cushions provide a welcoming haven for relaxation, a perfect perch from which to bask in the glory of a breathtaking sunset while enjoying freshly prepared cocktails, effervescent elixirs and perhaps even some Mexican-inspired culinary delights.

  • Location: Cap Panwa (Sri Panwa Hotel)
  • Address: 88 Sakdidej Rd, Wichit, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket
  • Open: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Phone number: 076 371 000
  • Price : Very high

8. KEE Sky Lounge

Located on the 6th and 7th floors of the cool and elegant The Kee Resort & Spa in Patong, you’ll find this superb Phuket rooftop bar called KEE Sky Lounge, which is one of the best bars in Phuket.

From up there, you’ll have a fantastic 360-degree view not only of the Andaman Sea, but also of the surrounding Patong beach area. The two terraces have slightly different parameters, where the 6th floor resembles a classic Asian big-city rooftop, with an oval, lighted bar and various lounge seats and bar stools.

Kee Sky Lounge Phuket

The 7th-floor terrace looks more like the upper deck of a large cruise ship, with ocean-facing deckchairs and even a small rooftop Jacuzzi surrounded by a large lounge sofa.

The KEE rooftop bar offers a dinner menu featuring mainly European cuisine, while the drinks menu features both creative cocktails and local craft beers. The atmosphere is always relaxed and friendly, sometimes a little livelier with themed evenings and live music.

  • Location: Patong
  • Address: 152/1 Thaveewong Rd., Patong Beach, Kathu, Phuket
  • Opening hours: 5.30pm – 12pm
  • Phone number: +66 76 335 888
  • Price: Very high

9. Andaman Sky Lounge

High above Patong, on the 19th floor of the Andaman Beach Suites hotel, the Andaman Sky Lounge offers the perfect setting to see Patong’s famous beach from a new angle.

Elegant yet relaxing and laid-back, the rooftop terrace is surrounded by panoramic (almost 360°) views of Patong and the ocean.


The rooftop menu offers a wide choice of dishes and drinks. From signature cocktails, spirits, whisky, wine and champagne to a tasty selection of Thai and international dishes.

Open every evening, the Andaman Sky Lounge is always a good idea for a drink and a bite to eat with breathtaking views. But extra well just at sunset, when the views are at their most spectacular, and you can also take advantage of Happy Hour, which means offers on selected drinks and a free tapas buffet.

  • Location: Patong
  • Address: 60/12 Rat-u-thit 200 Pee Rd Pa Tong, Kathu District, Phuket 83150
  • Opening hours: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Phone number: +66 76 341 879
  • Price: Very high

10. Heaven Rooftop Restaurant

A little-known viewpoint terrace, Heaven Rooftop Restaurant is hidden beneath the famous Karon viewpoint on Phuket’s east coast. Heaven Rooftop Restaurant has a casual style usually found in beach clubs and is an ideal place to end the day with a sunset. More importantly, it offers some pretty amazing views of the three bays of Kata Noi Beach, Kata Beach and Karon Beach further back. The food is a mix of Thai, Italian and Russian, as most of the guests were Russian. The place plays lounge or house music, not too loud, which suits the mood.

Heaven Rooftop Phuket

No need for reservations, but recommended if you want the table in the corner, which makes the most of the two views: sunset on one side and the three beaches on the other. It’s also advisable to call and ask if there are any functions or weddings that would spoil the atmosphere.

  • Location: Near Karon viewpoint
  • Address: 6 Soi Leammumnai, Tambon Karon, Phuket 83100
  • Opening hours: 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Phone number: 093 140 0113
  • Price: Affordable

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