Pattaya Beach is parallel to city center. The beach stretches over 4 kilometers. Pattaya Beach is divided into 3 main zones-North, Central, and South Pattaya. The most peaceful beach is North Pattaya. Along the beach, there are superb hotels, restaurants, and shopping malls. Central and South Pattaya offer you various kinds of entertainments. Beer bars, Discotheques, and other nightlife attractions are found here.
During weekends, many visitors come from Bangkok for water sports and leisure activities such as parasailing, surfing, banana boats and jet skis. You can hire a boat to offshore islands such as Koh Larn, Koh Sak and koh Krok. If you take a speedboat, it takes only 15 minutes to these islands.
How to get there:
By car: Take the Bangkok-Chonburi Motorway (highway No.7). The Motorway is connected with Bangkok Outer Ring Road.(highway No.9)
By bus: Bus services are available at Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Morchit) and the Eastern Bus Terminal (Ekamai). When you arrive Pattaya, take Songthaews to Pattaya Beach.
By Taxi: A private hire taxi is available from anywhere in Bangkok and Suvarnabhumi airport. It is the most convenient way to Pattaya.