Pattaya Information Guide

General Information

“Pattaya” is located in the area of Chon Buri Province which is a special administrative region and tourism city that is highly popular with Thais and foreigners. More than 90% of Pattaya’s income is from tourism. In addition, there are several accommodations that are low-priced hotels in hundreds and five-star hotels. This city is also bustling with various kinds of entertainment venues and delicious restaurants that are situated in almost every corner of Pattaya. With regard to Pattaya, it is divided into Na Klua Beach, North, Central and South Pattaya Beach, Jomtien Beach and Na Jomtien Beach.

Travel guides in Pattaya can suggest attractions that include the walking street in south Pattaya, the Sanctuary of Truth temple in Banglamung, Khao Pattaya viewpoint on Pratumnak Hill (the best viewpoint in the region and the place to visit day), Buddha Mountain (Khao Chi Chan), Pattaya floating market and Nong Nooch tropical garden in Jomtien. There are hotels in Pattaya convenient to all places of interest

There are only a few people that know the background of the name “Pattaya”. In fact, it did not use this name from the beginning; it was formerly named “Thap Pattaya” which was derived from this place where the army passed by and Phraya Tak’s army was located. Furthermore, there is Pattaya Wind which is the southwest wind that passed through, so this place became “Pattaya ” Village. At present, it is rewritten as “Pattaya”.


Pattaya is only 150 kilometers away from Bangkok, so people can easily travel to Pattaya as a one-day trip. Moreover, traveling to Pattaya is quite convenient.

Personal Car

There are many routes to select from when traveling by personal car depending on which route is more convenient.

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Pattaya Airport

Pattaya Bus Terminals

Grab Taxi in Pattaya

Pattaya Maps