Pattaya is a seaside resort on the eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand, in the province of Chonburi about 150 km southeast of Bangkok. Pattaya is most famous for being the closest beach experience to Bangkok, featuring Jomtien Beach and for the gay community, Dongtan Gay Beach. Also internationally known for its go-go and beer bars, Pattaya is a hot spot for those looking to indulge in their most secretive desires.
In a few words Pattaya is a party beach resort. So, make sure you go for the full beach experience and visit the vibrant beaches of Pattaya Beach. Then unwind by heading for the calmer, more relaxed Jomtien Beach, where the atmosphere features more of a tranquility.
Other must see attractions are the Pattaya floating Market, Nong Nooch Gardens, Koh Samet Island, Koh Larn Island and Prasat Satchatham – Santuary of Truth.
Pattaya offer a vibrant gay scene, in the districts of Boyz Town and Sunee Plaza.