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Visitor Guide


             Pattaya is a modern city and you won’t find any old buildings, simply because there aren’t any, although the Buddhist Temples (wats) have all the character and splendour of older buildings. This resort city has grown apace with the influx of visitors, and will no doubt continue to do so.      


Pattaya Beach

          Some 4 kilometers long, this beach faces Pattaya Bay, the major venue from where boats visit Pattaya's offshore islands. The beach curves from the 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 Pattaya's major nightlife areas


JomTien Beach

          This 6-kilometres long, largely straight beach, some 4 kilometers south of Pattaya, is the most notable of several beaches south of the resort. The beach is popular with windsurfers and water sports 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  

Night Life



Koh Lan or Coral Island

Koh Larn, was once known as a coral island, as popularized by foreign tourists. Bearing such name is by virtue of its abundance and variety of corals. It consists of minor islands such as Koh Khrok (mortar) and Koh Sak (pestle). It is truly a sought-after island for enthusiasts of coral snorkeling, sheer white sandy beaches and cerulean blue sea - an image of Andaman Sea. The Island, so close to Pattaya, sees more than 5,000 tourists daily Koh Larn is conveniently located 7.5 km away from Pattaya City, occupying 3,500 rai with an irregular pentagon shape. Its length stretching from North to South is approximately 4.65 km. Whereas the maximal width is 2.15 km. 90% of the area is mountainous, nestled in the forest with a bountiful variety of trees. It offers spectacular variety of places to visit as well as hide-away beaches for tourists to enjoy.  


Beaches of Koh Larn

Ta Waen Beach

Featuring the northernmost of Koh Larn, you will have most reputed Ta Waen Beach, famous for its 750m. long and fine golden sand curving the Island. Dazzling white sand contrasts against crystal clear blue water. The beach is particularly well-liked among Asian holiday makers. Other than the pleasure of swimming, you can enjoy various exhilarating water activities such as teenagers’ most popular banana boats, and scampering jet-skis.

Thong Lang Beach

Thong lang beach, a small-sized beach abounds with tranquility, a must for those who seek a true, private and relaxing atmosphere. Major activity here is shallow-water coral snorkeling. A “sea walker” service is also offered where coral enthusiasts can enjoy another way to view underwater corals. The service costs about 1,500 Baht per person. For those who cannot snorkel, a glass bottom boat service can be found on Thong Lang Beach.

Sangwan Beach

Sangwan Beach is a small beach adjacent to the Ta Waen Beach with 150 m. long. Its beauty is not second to Ta Waen Beach, only it offers more true respite that oozes with private and tranquil surroundings which attracts more tourists from Europe.

Thien Beach

Thien beach stretches out 500 m. to the west of Koh Larn. Popular among Thai and European vacationers alike, the beach has the best to offer for water sport facilities such as jet skis and banana boats, but less zesty ambience than at Ta Waen Beach. It is a more peaceful beach. Basically visitors enjoy more of relaxing activities, i.e., swimming, sun bathing and traditional Thai massage.
For overnighters at Thien Beach, bungalows and tents are provided for hire. However, for more luxuries and splendors, Samae beach is better.

Samae Beach

The 300 metres long Samae Beach with serene and find sandy beach, is favored by European holiday makers. A prominent feature of the beach is at the Scenic Viewing Point of Khao Nom where you would be thrilled by the exquisite setting of Koh Larn as well as the modernized and cultivated Pattaya City.

Nual Beach

Nual Beach is situated in the south of Koh Larn with 250-meter long beach under private privilege. The beach is featured with beautiful corals attracting snorkeling lovers. Hotels are available right at the seafront.

How to get to Koh Larn?

Speed boat With 15- 20 minutes, tourists will enjoy its riding and the beauty of the sea. Every boat is provided with life jacket for safety. The fare is about 1,500 - 2,000 Baht/day. Passenger boat The first boat departs at 0800 hours and from Koh larn to Pattaya city at 0800 hours. It operates every two hours with traveling time of 45 minutes. The last boat from Pattaya to Koh Larn departs at 18:30 while the last boat departs Koh Larn at 1800 hours All day fare is 20 Baht/person.


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