Map of Pattaya
View of Pattaya City from Buddha Hill
resort town of Pattaya is situated about 150 km from Bangkok in
the province of Chonburi on the east cost of the Gulf of Siam and
can be easily reached by the newly constructed motorway within 2
First, Pattaya was a "Rest and Recreation" centre for the
US Army during the Vietnam War. With in this, the Americans brought
the sex tourism to Pattaya which has contributed up to now its bad
reputation all over the world. In the meantime, national and local
authorities have done their best efforts in order to abolish and
change this situation.
For this, a more discerning couple and family clientele spend
their holidays in the resort. The concerning numbers are set to
increase dramatically by everyone's forecasts in the travel industry,
and Thailand is always in the top ten holiday destinations in the
world. Throughout the last decade, the influx of foreign visitors
has risen from less than one million to almost three million per
|A few kilometres away from Pattaya in the
district it has seen a major growth industrial area, where more
and more international companies are represented. Major developments
are always sort after to enhance the area, so Pattaya is also quickly
becoming one of the main congress centres of Eastern Asia.
|Pattaya is not only a destination for European tourists,
but also well booked by other Asian nations, here especially Japan,
Hong Kong, Taiwan, etc. Furthermore, Pattaya also attracts a high
number of Thai clientele spending weekends and public holidays in
the resort, as Pattaya's unique blend of European and Thai culture
has proved itself not only to be a melting pot, but also a dynamic
motor in the region of the Eastern Seaboard of political and social
|Today, Pattaya is after all Thailand's first beach resort which
provides high standard
hotels , restaurants, sport, entertainment and shopping facilities.
The resort is the most important diving centre of Thailand and a
paradise for golfers.
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|Whilst most people are happy doing the obvious
things there are to be done in Pattaya, it would be a pity to be
so close to some of the finest works of art, religious sites, historic
places and specialized attractions not to see at least a few of
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|Pattaya is the centre for numerous half and full trips and overnight
sightseeing excursions. Finding one to suit you will be no problem.
As a matter of fact, the difficulty, will be whittling the list
down to manageable proportions.
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The former paddy fields, have turned into a thriving beach. Only 3 km. down
Pattaya Beach, Jomtien is highly recommended to those who seek a
quieter resort, where the golden sand, bright sun and blue clear
seas are always pleased to welcome all vacationers. It is a good
place for relaxation with modern comforts and accommodation. Its
6 km. long straight coastline with a fringe of coconut and palm
trees offer vacationers a pleasant atmosphere for relaxing and viewing
the sun setting into the sea. Its calm sea is also suitable for
swimming and playing all kinds of water sports the whole year round.
Map of Jomtien
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