Pattaya, in Chonburi province of Thailand, is about 150 kilometers southeast of Bangkok. It is probably the most well-known destination in Thailand for foreigner alike. The Pattaya city and its three beaches Pattaya, Jomtien, and Naklua grew rapidly during and after the Vietnam War, when the Americans built a naval base and American GIs invaded the town for Rest and Recreation
Today Pattaya boasts dozens of Five-star hotels, luxurious resorts, and a vibrant nightlife with hundreds of bars, nightclubs, and restaurants.
Pattaya has a large foreigners community, with Americans and Brits topping the list. Theres a sizeable population of assorted Europeans and Australians, as well. Two foreigners Clubs organize a host of activities for the foreigners. Theres a various of activities going on in the Pattaya city every day. There are two daily English-language newspapers-The Pattaya mail and Pattaya Today-and one free bi-weekly magazine which is called EXPAT.
Pattaya is a prime tourist destination for the pleasure-lover, and lies along the gulf of Thailand 150 km southeast of Bangkok. U-tapao airport is nearby. A taxi to bangkok is Bt 1,200 – 1,500. Buses...