New Year’s in Phuket = exciting times, tropical warm weather, delicious food and fireworks on the beach! Honestly, how much more magical can it possibly get?!?! With all that is happening in the world, and the constant changes to rules and regulations, here are our go-to places to celebrate the New Year’s 2022 Countdown without a hitch. We chose these places because they will be fantastic with, or without, a large, crowded party and let you start your new year with a warm beach vibe. Afterall, a new year is a new beginning, and surely you want to end the year 2021 with lasting memories while starting 2022 with loads of happiness and laughter. Whether you’re celebrating with friends, families or kids, here is our list of the best places for a New Year’s Countdown in Phuket. 

Check out our recommendations for Christmas Brunches in Phuket and best restaurants to celebrate Christmas in Phuket.

Let’s take a look at which are the best locations for a 2022 New Year’s Countdown in Phuket: 

  1. New Year’s Eve Gala Buffet Dinner & Countdown Party at Catch Beach Club
  2. Countdown Party with Live DJ at Rock Salt at The Nai Harn
  3. ‘Kantamas’ New Year’s Eve Dining at Jaras and Pine Beach Bar at InterContinental Phuket Resort
  4. Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Carpe Diem Beach Club 
  5. An Italian New Year’s Eve Dinner at Bocconcino Restaurant
  6. Ring in the New Year at Beach House Phuket in Anantara Layan Phuket Resort 
  7. Experience a New Year’s Eve with Incredible Views at Sea In The Sky Bar & Viewpoint in The Sea Galleri by Katathani 
  8. Indulge in a Sparkling New Year’s Eve at BABA NEST in Sri Panwa
  9. Dinner & Countdown at Banyan Tree Phuket
  10. Experience a Beachfront New Year’s Eve at KUDO Beach Club
  1.  New Year’s Eve Gala Buffet Dinner & Countdown Party at Catch Beach Club

Great For: Friends, couples & families with teenagers

Ring in the New Year at Phuket’s most fashionable beach club. Located on Bang Tao Beach, Catch Beach Club is throwing an awesome New Year’s Eve Gala Buffet Dinner & Countdown Party. Start your evening with cocktails by the bar before hitting the buffet spread. Feast on caviar with blinis, French Fine de Claire oysters, US scallops with risotto and morel sauce, Iberian ham with rockmelon, and an exotic Japanese cuisine counter. Enjoy French goose liver, Boston lobster, Wagyu Prime Rib, and a choice of many other delicacies.

From 9pm, Catch Beach Club’s DJs will bring the year to an end with superb entertainment and fireworks that will light up Bang Tao Beach and flicker across the bay. 

Price is THB7,650 net per adult and THB3,800 net per child. Price includes aperitifs and one bottle of house wine per couple. From 8:00pm until late at Catch Beach Club. 

2. Countdown Party with Live DJ at Rock Salt at The Nai Harn

Great For: Friends, couples & families with teenagers

A popular beachside restaurant with an idyllic position overlooking the Andaman Sea, Rock Salt Restaurant located within The Nai Harn is hosting a Countdown Party with Live DJ at Nai Harn Beach. 

Start December 31st the right way – enjoy an extended sunset happy hour, indulge in evening dining, and hang around to celebrate and countdown to the New Year. 

The Countdown Party with Live DJ at Rock Salt starts at 10:00pm and lasts until 2:00am. Entry is free for the party, however, if you plan to eat dinner before at Rock Salt Restaurant, it is suggested to make a reservation. 

3. ‘Kantamas’ New Year’s Eve Dining at Jaras and Pine Beach Bar at InterContinental Phuket Resort

Great For: Friends, couples & families

The stunning InterContinental Phuket Resort brings the joyous festive season to life with an opulent feast to ring in the New Year. The ‘Kantamas’ New Year’s Eve Dining at Jaras and Pine Beach Bar with an outstanding, refined special sharing menu which highlights an array of flavors and cuisines. 

Begin our dining experience with starters such as Tuna Ceviche, Jaras Signature Somtum or Cheese and Cold Cuts before moving on to the main course. Each guest can choose 2 mains including T-Bone Steak, Unagi Don or Kamala Sea Bass Burger. Desserts offered during the evening are Mango Passion Fruit Mousse, Nutella Pizza and Homemade Gelato. 

Price is THB7,500++ food only, THB2,950++ for free flow of soft drinks, juice, beer and wine, THB950++ for free flow of soft drinks and juice. Price includes live entertainment and access to the special countdown event. The ‘Kantamas’ New Year’s Eve Dining at Jaras and Pine Beach Bar is from 6:00pm – 11:00pm at InterContinental Phuket Resort. 

4. Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Carpe Diem Beach Club

Great For: Friends, couples & families with teenagers

Situated on a tranquil stretch of sand on Bang Tao Beach, Carpe Diem Beach Club is a bar & grill with a groovy atmosphere, excellent selection of cocktails & spirits, and an exceptional menu of creative, fresh food. 

Carpe Diem Beach Club is the perfect spot for romantic sunset drinks or a fun place to gather with a group of friends. Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Carpe Diem Beach Club.

Stay tuned for more details & information about Carpe Diem Beach Club’s New Year’s Eve activities and events. 

5. An Italian New Year’s Eve Dinner at Bocconcino Restaurant 

Great For: Everyone (including families with kids)

A stylish Italian restaurant and bar located in the lively Boat Avenue in Cherngtalay, Bocconcino boasts a clean-cut atmosphere complimented by a light wood theme with both indoor and outdoor dining areas available. 

Famous for its authentic Italian cuisine made from high quality imported products, Bocconcino is a delightful restaurant for a delicious meal and a glass or bottle of Italian wine to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Discover savory dinner selection and choose Antipasti, Bruschette, Insalata, Pasta, Gourmet Pizza, an array of tasty Alla Griglia (main courses), soups, and of course, an extensive selection of Dolci, the restaurant’s luscious desserts. 

Bocconcino Restaurant is open from 12:00pm – 10:00pm. To ensure the best dining experience, make sure to book a table for an Italian New Year’s Eve Dinner. 

6. Ring in the New Year at Beach House Phuket in Anantara Layan Phuket Resort

Great For: Couples & families

Ring in the New Year at Phuket’s hottest new Beach House. Located in Anantara Layan Phuket Resort, Beach House Phuket promises sun-drenched days and sunset evenings. Bring your senses to life through atmosphere, music and drinks at Beach House Phuket. 

Stay tuned for more details & information about Beach House Phuket’s New Year’s Eve activities and events. 

7. Experience a New Year’s Eve with Incredible Views at Sea In The Sky Bar & Viewpoint in The Sea Galleri by Katathani 

Great For: Families

Inspired by a love of art and nature and showcasing breathtaking views over Kata and Kata Noi beaches, Sea In The Sky Bar & Viewpoint boasts an expansive, al fresco rooftop space and stylish furnishings. Indulge in a delicious spectrum of Asian and international cuisine, or sip on cocktails & spirits as the sun sets and the cool sea breeze gently flows through the air at this stunning bar & viewpoint in the hills over Kata and Kata Noi beaches.

Stay tuned for more details & information about Sea In The Sky Bar & Viewpoint’s New Year’s Eve activities and events. 

8. Indulge in a Sparkling New Year’s Eve at BABA NEST in Sri Panwa

Great For: Everyone

The world’s most exclusive and stylish rooftop bar, BABA NEST, is an unforgettable place to spend New Year’s Eve. Featuring delicious cocktails, sexy sunset sessions, and a wrap around infinity surrounding the rooftop deck overlooking 360 degree panoramic views of the surrounding islands, Andaman Sea and Phuket’s southeastern peninsula, BABA NEST is simply stunning. Indulge in an exclusive collection of high-end cocktails, fine wines & champagne to get your New Year’s Eve started. 

Stay tuned for more details & information about New Year’s Eve activities and events at BABA NEST in the prestigious Sri Panwa. 

9. Dinner & Countdown at Banyan Tree Phuket

Great For: Everyone (including families with kids)

Banyan Tree Phuket promises to take you on a culinary adventure with a festive celebration where merry traditions are met with a magical contemporary twist on New Year’s Eve. Discover the world on a plate through a delicious spread of culinary creations, live cooking stations, delectable desserts and curated holiday beverages accompanied by the pulsing energy of a live DJ and band. 

Experience a New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at The Watercourt with exclusive deck seating and cocktails served from 7:00pm, or indulge in a sumptuous 5-Course New Year’s Eve Dinner at Saffron with cocktail service starting at 7:00pm.

Price for the New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at The Watercourt is THB9,900 per person inclusive of one bottle of wine per couple. The 5-Course New Year’s Eve Dinner at Saffron costs THB3,999 per person and includes one bottle of wine per couple. 

Reservations for both New Year’s Eve events at Banyan Tree Phuket are recommended.

10. Experience a Beachfront New Year’s Eve at KUDO Beach Club

Great For: Friends & Couples

Located on the absolute beachfront of Patong Beach, KUDO Beach Club is a trendy beach club with indoor and outdoor seating, swimming pool, classy bar and authentic Italian restaurant. The vivacious atmosphere of KUDO Beach Club is infectious and it’s popular for its entertainment events and live DJs. Begin your New Year’s Eve celebration with a tropical cocktail sunset session on Patong Beach followed by dinner at KUDO Italian Restaurant.

Stay tuned for more details and information about New Year’s Eve activities and events at KUDO Beach Club.

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