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Reviewed today via mobile

Thailand has beautiful beaches in the gulf of Thailand. Only 60 kilometers south of Bangkok, I was expecting to be in one of these beaches. To my dispointment, beach was mainly used by speed-boats to take and return passages to and from Ko Lan Island....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Over the Last few years from going to Pattaya, all I can say is this Beach has improved magnificently, has been made nice and Wide now, and Cleaned up loads, the added bonus of No-Smoking is a bonus for us Fantastic for couples, Families or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The beach area is being extended and improved. You still have the seats under plastic where the work has been completed. However, there appears to be better public spaces to use. The sea is still very polluted with plastic waste, but they may be trying...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AUKTourist
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are plenty of other pretty places inThailand but Pattaya is far from it. It is a place only good for shopping, food and Yes (the naughty bars). The beach sand is not dirty but the sea water quality is terrible and polluted (night time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jean Pierre M
Reviewed 2 days ago

The refurbishment (called ' nourishment' i.e. widening on the beach) looks nearly completed. It's just a shame that myself like other's in the know and the locals wont dip a toe in the water as it's supposed to be so polluted. Walking on the sand...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richard H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the dirtiest beaches I have seen. Full of rubbish and garbage. I would be curious to know the result of a water quality test. My guess : lots of fecal mater.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Frankfett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pattaya beach has just been rejuvenated, still a mess and dirty, sea is polluted and dangerous due to unruly boats and jet skis. I would give the beach a miss

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P7316WPdavide
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice recently widened beach around 3km long .Beds and sunshade dotted all the way along and roped off designated swimming areas. You can buy food and fruit and clothes directly on the beach. Reccomend Prawns 10 for 100 baht.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank STEVE F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dirty beach with dirty water. No comments. There are no any reasons to swim together with dead rats, plastic bottles and other trash.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AlexeyHanoi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pattaya Beach is undergoing renovation (Jan 2019). So instead of a thin strip of sand, the sea is about 5 times further away. Before you didn’t really have any choice but to sit on the chairs provided by the beach vendors and buy food and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Aung G
July 8, 2018|
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Response from VagabondReality | Reviewed this property |
Cheap buses leave every 30 mins from bus station. $3 for one way
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fionao846
February 4, 2018|
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Response from Voyage_De_Plaisir | Reviewed this property |
You can go to jomtein beach and you can take taxi or tuk tuk . If you want to stay there , you have lots of hotels . This beach is good
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midadbedru
January 20, 2018|
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Response from Biswanath D | Reviewed this property |
yes you can through Trip adviser or any of the hotel booking web sites.
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Dale63
Italy
Pattaya beach or... (4 Replies)
Hallo, my husband and I would like to go to Ko Lipe but we still can't decide where to stay: we would like to have some swimming and some snorkeling, but we don't like crowded places with a lot of music and longtail boat. Could someone help us to decide? Many thanks.
October 15, 2010|
Response frompaulosussex|
Hi, Probably better not to stay on Pattaya beach, although it's beautiful with the softest sand and decent snorkling, it's very crowded these days and the beach is lined with hotels and bars. The bay itself is pretty busy with longtails as it's the main arrival point on the island, although the eastern end is a bit quieter. I'd be inclined to look at staying on sunset beach or maybe sunrise beach as they are a bit less busy. cheers
dwn4crwn
Seoul
lockers and where to store valuables while snorkeling (2 Replies)
Hello, I'm thnking about taking a day trip out to Ko Lipe, and wanted to know about lockers and places where we could store our things (cameras, wallets, bags) while we go snorkeling. We plan on visiting all beaches and spend most of our time on Pattaya Beach. It would be nice if there were lockers we could rent so that we could go snorkeling comfortably... anyone have any information and pricing?? Where are the facilities at?? Are they on all the beaches?? As a side note, I'll be...More
January 17, 2010|
Response fromRobert D|
Didn't reply to your Langkawi-Koh Lipe question: Last year we were booked in to take the ferry from Kuah (main town) and were told to show up at the ticket office at 8. No one there, finally a man came and told us we had to take a taxi to Telaga Terminal in the North West part of Langkawi, back and forth, fianally a call to Tiger Lines in Thailand( God knows what that cost in roaming charges on my Norwegian phone) and a 35 RM taxi ride, endless waiting and finally we were allowed to exchange...More
Chris C
Southampton, United Kingdom
Boats in March (0 Replies)
Hi, I have read many posts but some seem to conflict each other. Basically what I need to know is whether the lentil boats are mostly at Sunrise Beach at the beginning of March or if they are at Pattaya Beach? Also which beck is calmer ate beginning of March? Cheers Chris
January 18, 2016|