Thai Muslims make up approximately 4% of Thailand’s population. In Phuket many are still concentrated in the area around Surin Beach where the migrant Malays originally settled down. Despite the smaller number of Muslims, mosques actually outnumber Buddhist wats on the island.
The most popular mosques are:
- Cok Makam Musyid Mosque or Patong Mosque is located in Patong Beach on Phuket Island.
- Islamiya Mosque, Bangtao Village located in Thalang.
- Bang Tao Mosque
- Surin Mosque
- Kamala Mosque
- Baan Bangkonti Lang Mosque
- Patong Mosque
- Saphan Ruam Mosque in Phuket Town