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Pattaya: Beaches

Written by admin on January 7th, 2014. Posted in Pattaya

Pattaya Beach

PattayaSome 4 kilometres long, this beach faces Pattaya Bay, the major venue from where boats visit Pattaya’s offshore islands. The beach curves from north to south and is largely paralleled by a tree-lined promenade and beach road which is lined, in the northern and central parts, by hotels and restaurants.
The northern section of the beach is largely tranquil, while the central and southern parts become increasingly lively, thanks to a juxtaposition of shops. department stores, boutiques. beauty salons, supermarkets, bars, discotheques, restaurants and nightclubs.

The central area of the beach is a major shopping area, while the southern end is one of Pattayas major nightlife areas. 
 

Jomtien Beach

JomtienThis 6-kilometres long, largely straight beach, some 4 kilometres south of Pattaya, is the most notable of several beaches south of the resort. The beach is popular with windsurfers and watersports enthusiasts, largely because the area enjoys brisk and fresh breezes sweeping inland from the Thai Gulf, and because the seas are less congested with boats than is Pattaya Bay.
Jomtien is also a major residential area with beachside hotels, bungalow complexes, condominiums and restaurants.
 

Wong Prachan Beach

Wong PrachanWong Prachan Beach is on the northern side of Pattaya Bay. The 1 kilometer beach shares the same entrance as the Central Wong Amat Hotel. A quiet spot, the beach is ideal for swimming and relaxation.