A Luxury Guide to PATTAYA – A Short Excursion from Bangkok & Well Worth the Trip…

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For those seeking a bit of sun, a bit of fun and relaxation too whilst on shorter stays in Bangkok – as the saying goes “Head on Down to Pattaya” (pronounced phatthaya in Thai). A populous tropical paradise in every sense of the word, the coastal city located on Thailand’s eastern Gulf is known for its beaches and a great selection of activities to indulge in (with a little something for every one). From spectacular family-styled resorts, stunning 5-star beach hotels, luxury stand-alone villas, shopping malls, cabaret bars & go-go bars, 24-hour clubs (yes the party never stops here), to outstanding golf courses and magnificent views overlooking the world-famous Pattaya Bay – this short excursion from Bangkok (just a 2 1/2-to-3hr drive) is a short convenient beachside excursion that’s well worth the trip… Find a hand-picked collection of luxurious offerings by our Go Places Recommended Partners™ in the Explore section. Enjoy!

Pattaya’s Famous Walking Street – Restaurants, Bars, Clubs & More…
How to Get Around

Tried and tested, the best way to get down to Pattaya from Bangkok is most definitely by a Chauffer driven vehicle, we recommend using our transfer partners (mozio.com). Hiring a private car is also a sure bet, especially for those looking to take a scenic drive (rentalcars.com) and exploring Pattaya whilst there, or opt for a more luxurious VIP Limousine Service (firstclassbangkok.com). Traffic is inevitable in Pattaya, especially enroute to highly-frequented or popular areas e.g. Pattaya’s famous Walking Street (closed to traffic from 6:00pm onwards) or the beach road, hence we do recommend you pre-book or book a taxi (with our taxi partners grab.com), or jump onto a Tuk Tuk or a Songthaew (baht bus). These are the most ideal ways to get to and around Pattaya.

Go Places™ Recommended Bangkok Taxi Service – Grab.com
Where to Stay

A refined luxury beach destination collection of Go Places Recommended™ Properties in Pattaya awaits that will titillate even the most discerning of luxury travellers (be sure to use the *filter by tags section* e.g. Accommodation Only to find exactly what you’re looking for). Whether it be beautiful 5-star beach hotels within easy access to and from Pattaya’s favourite hot spots, to family-styled beach resorts with lots of activities for the whole family (including water sports), private party villa’s (and some tranquil ones too)… you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for and so much more only with Go Places Thailand™!!

Cozy Deluxe Sea View Room – Luxury Hotel, Pattaya
Restaurants & Bars

The array of eateries & bars in Pattaya is nothing short of spectacular. Ranging from exhilarating fine-dining to gourmet European cuisine restaurants, to an array of swanky Italian bistros, authentic Thai cuisine delights, to superb cocktail bars and more – whatever you heart (and palate) desires, you will find these and more in our  Go Places Recommended Restaurants™ & Bars™  section (simply use *filter tags* e.g. Restaurants & Bars to find exactly what you’re looking for). As with every city in Thailand you will also enjoy a cacophony street food vendors that offer-up a sumptuous range, be sure to see regular updates of Pattaya’s very best on our Go Places Thailand™ Blog. Enjoy!

Luxury Restaurant – Terrace Dining with Ocean Views
Must-Try Activities

Pattaya offers an endless array of attractions, sights and activities to indulge in. From visits to the world’s largest and most beautiful wood-carved structure (the Sanctuary of Truth), to a spot of retail therapy in our recommended shopping malls, must-do island tours & excursions, partying-it-up in Pattaya’s hottest clubs, world-famous cabaret shows, to being catapulted over the city skyline (a great way to get those adrenaline juices flowing – 2Sky Pattaya Rocket Ball) and so much more… the choices are unforgiving. Worry not you’ll find the very best in our Go Places Recommended Activity & Experience™ Partners section (simply use our filter by tags e.g. Activities to find exactly what you’re looking for).