Top Beaches in Pattaya

The beaches in Pattaya can be both crowded or secluded, long or small, wide or narrow. The nearest beaches are Pattaya and Jomtien which are located centrally. These beaches host a lot of customers t (Read More)hroughout the day and offer a whole of activities. Beaches such as Samae beach and Tien beach, which are located at Coral Island, can only be accessed by a speedboat. These beaches along with the others in Coral Island (Koh Larn) are some of the prettiest of all of Pattaya. Almost all of Pattaya's beaches offer a great swimming experience, a variety of watersports, sunbeds at the beach topping it off with affordable and delicious food.

Here is the list of 9 Beaches in Pattaya

1. Pattaya Beach

Pattaya Beach

Pattaya Beach is close to central Pattaya, making it the most easily accessible beach in the city. Running parallel to Pattaya Beach road, the crescent-shaped beach sees large crowds both day and night. Among the beaches in Pattaya, this is not the most pretty. But it makes up for it by offering a plethora of watersports and numerous cafes and restaurants located nearby. Pattaya Walking Street, which is towards the beach's southern end, is famous as the best party hotspot in Pattaya.

Things to Do - Jetskiing, Banana Boating, Sunbathing, FootMassages, Parasailing, Swimming.

2. Jomtien Beach

Jomtien Beach
4.3 /5

Jomtien Beach has a beautiful 6 km coastline of sand and pristine water flanked by pine groves. Lying just a short bus ride to the south of Pattaya beach, it is not as crowded or noisy, unlike its northern neighbor. With many sunbeds and massage services, Jomtien beach is ideal for those looking to laze under the sun. A highlight of this beach is the excellent views of the sunsets it offers.

Things to Do - Sunbeds, Massages, Watch the Sunset, Jetskiing, Swimming, Windsurfing, Kiteboarding.

3. Dong Tan Beach

Dong Tan Beach

Dong Tan Beach is the northern end of Jomtien beach and is known to be a gay-friendly beach. The beach is usually crowded on weekends but is surprisingly pleasant on weekdays. Traffic near the beachside is also minimum, which keeps the noise levels low. Watersports like para-sailing and windsurfing are popular here. Tourists can also indulge in fishing and have their catches cooked by beachside vendors. Expect also to be constantly greeted by walking vendors carrying fresh fruit.

Things to Do - Para-Sailing, Windsurfing, Fishing

4. Wong Amat Beach

Wong Amat Beach

Wong Amat Beach is located north of Pattaya beach and is a short ride away by bus. Situated right on the peninsula of Naklua Bay, the place can be easy to identify by the tall buildings and towers. Devoid of large crowds even during the high season, it is best visited for some sunbathing. Many high-end restaurants can be found near the beach, ideal for those looking for international cuisines.

Things to Do - Sunbathing, Picnics, Swimming.

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5. Bamboo Beach

Bamboo Beach

Tucked away some 21 KM offshore to the west of Pattaya city, Ko Phai is a cluster of islands that is celebrated for its pristine beaches. Ko Klung Badan, Ko Luam Ko Manwichai, and Ko Rin are some of the few islands among the group of Ko Phai. The unique archipelago is a retreat for sunbathers and beach lovers. Remember that you can visit Ko Phai during the daytime, but have to leave the shores before the evening sun wears off. Speedboats ferry visitors to and from the islands of mainland Pattaya.

Things to Do - Hiking, Swimming, Sunbathing.

6. Naklua Beach

Naklua Beach
4.3 /5

Naklua Beach is a tranquil holiday destination juxtaposed to the north of Pattaya Beach. This family-friendly tropical headland is perfect for swimming, kayaking, watching sunsets, renting a seafront condo at a resort, and trying out Thai seafood. Apart from three ocean-view bars, the beach has plenty of shady picnic spots. An iconic landmark on Naklua Beach is the Sanctuary of Truth.

7. Bang Saray Beach

Bang Saray Beach

Bang Saray Beach is located in the Sattahip district of Chon Buri province of Thailand. It is one of the pleasant beaches in Pattaya, which is a low-key alternative to other over-crowded beaches in the region. The small quaint town and beach have facilities like outdoor gyms, parks, souvenir shops, and a handful of pubs, bars, and restaurants. There are few hotels or high-end accommodation options, so the beach ideally serves a day trip from Pattaya.

Things to Do - Street Shopping, Outdoor Gyms, Excellent and affordable street food, Scuba Diving.

8. Kratinglai Beach

Kratinglai Beach
4.4 /5

Kratinglai Beach is a relaxed, palm-lined sandy stretch with a seaside promenade, a skateboarding park, and a pier towards Banglamung. Watch fishermen wading their nets through the azure water, dive in for a swim yourself, or sunbathe beside picturesque tropical groves. Kratinglai is perfect for those seeking the beauty of Pattaya or Jomtien beach without boisterous crowds and vendors.

9. Cosy Beach

Cosy Beach
4.3 /5

Set against the turquoise Gulf of Thailand, Cosy Beach is a quiet bay before Jomtien. Ideal for swimming and lounging with family and friends, the beach is tucked beneath a lush cliff with neatly manicured gardens, while a rocky outcrop borders the southern tip. Cosy Beach’s namesake hotel is home to a luxurious spa and a rooftop restaurant-cum-bar.

So what are you waiting for? Pack your swimsuits and sunscreen and get ready to work on that tan at any of these beautiful beaches in Pattaya!

This post was published by Joysurjya Hagjer

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