Pattaya [พัทยา], is 147 kilometers southeast of Bangkok, facing the Gulf of Thailand. It is Asia's premier beach destination attracting families, couples and single visitors. Pattaya's relaxing tropical ambience offers every ingredient for memorable holidays. Accommodation ranges from luxurious hotels with superb convention facilities to simple guesthouses. There is a plenty of sporting opportunities both on land and water including golfing, game fishing and scuba-diving. Theme and amusement parks, offbeat museums and botanical gardens offer a variety of leisure activities and entertainment for all family members.
North Pattaya
North Pattaya or Pattaya Neu (พัทยาเหนือ) is adjacent to Haad Wong Ammat. Specifically, it starts from Dolphin roundabout or in front of Dusit Resort. It is the most quiet beach of all the three beaches of Pattaya. The gradual slope makes it a nice spot for swimming, while brown-red sand and light blue sea offers beautiful view. Moderate amount of the beach chairs, beach umbrellas and food stands can be found on this beach,...
Central Pattaya
Central Pattaya or Pattaya Klang (พัทยากลาง) is the most popular beach with its beautiful brown-red sandy beach, accommodations options and all types of facilities you can imagine. At the end of North Pattaya, you will find the golden mermaid and dolphins marking the start of the beach of Central Pattaya. There is a concentration of the beach activities here such as jet-ski, banana boat and paragliding....
South Pattaya
South Pattaya of Pattaya Tai (พัทยาใต้) is not the southern-most part of Pattaya as the name suggests but the are is  next to the southern end of Pattaya Beach. It extends inland to the north and south of South Pattaya Road. Buddha Hill headland and Jomtien are the most south but they are not included in South Pattaya. This area includes Pattayaland and Walking Street. Despite the fact that there is only one sandy beach....
Jomtien Beach
Jomtien Beach (หาดจอมเทียน) is a straight 6 km sandy beach located about 2 km from South Pattaya and 4 km from Pattaya City. It has been a spot for those who enjoy tranquility and would like to escape from the hustle and bustle of the entertainment area. Despite the fact that property development of high-rise condominiums, hotels and resorts is burgeoning in this area, Jomtien beach is still peaceful...
Bangsaen Beach
Bang Saen (บางแสน) is situated approximately 100 km southeast of Bangkok and 13 km from Chonburi town. Often, the beach is crowded with tourists, especially Thai families on weekends and national holidays. The beach stretches approximately 2.5 km long. It was once one of the popular destinations but with the eclisp by Pattaya, it has become the destination for locals rather than international ones....
Pattaya Walking Street
Glowing colorful neon signs illuminates this renowned street of Pattaya at night. The Walking Walking Street, an entertainment area that has 100 beer bars, more than 30 go-go bars, sport bars, discos, cabaret shows, massage parlors, and a wide range of ethnic restaurants as well as seafood line up in the main street and many more in the side-Soi leading towards Pratamnak Road. It starts from the south end of Beach Road to Bali Hai Pier. The street is free from vehicles from 06.00 pm. - 02.00 am. The legal closing time is 02.00 am.
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Having been known as one of the biggest leisure and entertainment areas, Chonburi has a number of interesting attractions beyond its natural attractions and nightlife. Chonburi has offered visitors the wonders of man-made attractions displaying the cultures, traditions and lifestyle such as museums, parks, amusement parks, zoos, theatres, temples and many more.
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Restaurants & Dining
Pattaya is one of the destinations offering the locals and visitors a variety of gourmet delights ranging from streetside vendors to sophisticated dining. Being on the coastline allows Pattaya with abundant seafood. Not only Thai food that is available, there are restaurants of different nationalities from across the world both traditional and fusion such as Japanese, Vietnamese, Chinese, Indian, Korean, English, Irish, Italian, French, German, to name but a few. Pattaya's dining outlets, al fresco or air-conditioned spread throughout the area from the hotels in downtown to seaside restaurants.
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Recommended Restaurants
Rim Talay Seafood Restaurant :
Pattaya's newest and only MULTI CONCEPT beachfront Restaurant on the famous Naklua Beach with over 10 Zones on 3000 sq meters of land with amazing ocean views...

The Redsteps Restaurant at Sandalay Resort (Thai Food) :
Full range of seafood, fine meat skewers and delicacies with a salad bar. International and regional Thai specialties and delicious desserts. Gather round the friendly live band every night.....

Garden Cafe at Furama Jomtien Beach :
Set in a relaxing ambience, Garden Cafe offers Thai and international cuisine from breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner....
Sports & Activities
Pattaya has a phetora of activities, on land, on or under water.  There is a wide range to suit any preference. Extreme, adventurous sports and martial arts such as windsurfing, kiteboarding, sailing, water-skiing, parasailing or Thai boxing are around with a concentration in Jomtien. The world under water of the islands around Pattaya is also prolific with marine life to be explored in scuba diving or just snorkeling trips. Adrenaline-driven activities like bungee jumping, flight of gibbon or car racing are popular amongst tourists. The novices to any of those sports or activities do not need to be afraid as there are plenty of sport schools offering courses in theory and practice.
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Island around Pattaya
Shopping spree can be enjoyed in every big city in Thailand including Pattaya. There are shopping complexes, supermarkets, bazaar, night markets and thousands of smaller shops and stalls along the streets. There is an endless variety of goods and products such as clothes, accessories, decorative items, furniture, art, gem, jewelry, wood carving and souvenirs. IT and computer related products can also be found even though the price may not be very reasonable compared to those in Bangkok.
Central Festival Pattaya
Central Festival Pattaya
Shopping in Pattaya
Central Center Pattaya :
Central Center Pattaya or old Central Festival Center features 2 storey Big C department store, retail shops, boutiques, restaurants, IT corner selling mobile phones and accessories, bank and currency exchange.....

Royal Garden Plaza :
the Royal Garden Plaza is a shopping venue where you can find branded clothe outlets, jewellery store, bookstore, fast food outlets, an international food court.....

The Avenue Pattaya :
Pattaya's new and very exclusive Shopping Center is on the way to open to the public. Some restaurants, the Cinema, the Bowling Club as well as the Karaoke Club are already open....
Spa & Massage
Spa and massage has been on 'to do list' when visiting Thailand thanks to the ancient knowledge of massage that has been heritaged over centuries and those that have been combined with more modern approches. The gentle nature of the Thais is unquestionable. Pattaya is one of the destinations that cater a various types of massage and spa. Treatments range from one-hour to a full day and it can be tailored to focus on one area or to be more holistic at competitive prices. Whether you prefer luxurious atmosphere in a hotel, in garden settings, beachfront surroundings or just modest massage shops, Pattaya has all to offer.
Spa Scrub
Spa Scrub
Types of the Spa
  • Hotel and Spa Resort
  • Destination Spa
  • Medical Spa (Medical Spa)
  • Day Spa or City Spa
Types of Thai massage
  • Massage oil
  • Darts
  • Foot Reflexology
  • Massage Spot, LLC.
Internationally known for its nightlife, Pattaya offers a ton of choice for entertainment and fun which concentrates in South Pattaya and Central Pattaya while North Pattaya is quieter but there are enough pubs and bars to choose from. Most of pubs, bars, beer bars, discotheques, transexual cabarets, karaoke bars, go-go bars as well as restaurants line up along Pattaya Beach Road and along the connecting lanes or sois, off the main street. Walking Street is the most populated with these venues. The street is closed for pedestrians only after 06.00 pm.
Pattaya Walking Street
Pattaya Walking Street
Popular bar venues
Pattaya Walking Street :
Glowing colorful neon signs illuminates this renowned street of Pattaya at night. The Walking Walking Street, an entertainment area that has 100 beer bars, more than 30 go-go bars....

Pattayaland - Central Pattaya :
Soi Pattayaland 2 is lit up with neon light of go-go bar signs. This soi one of the discernible symbol of Pattaya. Yet, there are about 10 go-go bars, 6 bars, some restaurants and grocery stores in this soi.....

Hard Rock Café :
Hard Rock Café creates a cozy and beach-style atmosphere to hang out and watch the sunset or toast to a fabulous night out with smooth rhythms ranging Reggae over Latin music to 60s Surf Tunes....