One of the coolest and most happening Pattaya Beaches is Jomtien Beach, located in the Chonburi District of Bangkok, Thailand. The most attractive feature of this beach is the many resorts, hotels, condos and beachside shops that have been established here.
The natural beauty of the beach is also something that draws tourists and locals to the beautiful Jomtien Beach. The sandy beaches that fringe the peaceful ocean allows you to relax while enjoying other recreational activities like swimming, wakeboarding, snorkelling and exploring water parks that are built on the beach.
Activities to do: Waterpark, swimming, sunbathing, picnics, snorkelling, wakeboarding, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 5.7 km
It is a popular beach for adventurous souls, who can indulge in long sessions of swimming, jet skiing, parasailing and other exciting water sports. You can also snack on delicious local food in Pattaya Beach, where they have a floating restaurant and some of the best street food stalls in the city
Activities to do: Swimming, diving, parasailing, jet-skiing, speed boating, volleyball, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 150 m
Wong Amat Beach
For those who want to avoid the crowds that throng the Pattaya Beaches, you can head to the peaceful and tranquil Wong Amat Beach, located on the fringes of the city. The beach is nestled against a crescent shaped bay that gives you a stunning view of the entire coast.
The beach is also known for its palm tree thickets, which are ideal for relaxing under and enjoying intimate picnics with your loved ones.
Activities to do: swimming, kayaking, canoeing, jet-skiing, sunbathing, photography, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 4.2 km
Bang Saen Beach
You can go for quiet cycle rides and enjoy picnics on the sandy shores of Bang Saen Beach. You can also enjoy several local delicacies from the shops and stalls that line the shores. The waves are also very peaceful, allowing you to enjoy quiet swims without the crowd of tourists.
Activities to do: Swimming, cycling, picnics, food tours, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 44.5 km
Dong Tan Beach
One of the cleanest and most relaxed beaches in Pattaya is Dong Tan Beach, located to the north of the famous Jomtien Beach. It consists of 800 metres of pristine sandy shores that are lined with decks, lounge chairs and small cafes that serve delicious local food.
There are several posh hotels and resorts as well along the beach from where you can get a splendid view of the sea. One of the most popular activities to do on the beach is to rent a boat and explore the waters. There are several rental agencies and activity centres which will make your trip to the beach memorable and exciting.
Activities to do: Boating, swimming, massage and spa centres, food tours, sunbathing, jet skiing, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 6.3 km
There are deck chairs arranged right on the water, where you can relax and sunbathe while enjoying fresh coconuts and snacks and beverages that are sold here. There are also several guest houses, restaurants, hotels, inns, resorts and markets that surround the beach, making it a very popular place to frequent for locals and tourists alike.
Activities to do: Shopping, swimming, yachting, ferry rides, jet-skiing, banana boat rides, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 7.5 km
It is also one of the cleanest beaches in Pattaya, with pristine white sand lining the shores and quaint cafes and hotels where you can stop by for a relaxing meal. The beach is fringed with green hills where you can also enjoy walks.
Activities to do: Swimming, sunbathing, picnics, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 5.4 km
Cultural shows and performances take place regularly along the beach. The convenient location also makes Naklua Beach highly accessible.
Activities to do: Swimming, sunbathing, temple tours, cultural performances, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 3.1 km
The shore is defined by its striking white sand, which is soft and ideal for beachside activities and sports. You can go on ferry rides, enjoy a peaceful swim, indulge in adventurous water sports and have some of the most delicious local snacks in the restaurants and cafes on the beach.
Activities to do: Cycling, walking tours, scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, canoeing, wind sailing, swimming, jet-skiing, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 7 km
Bang Saray Beach
There are very few hotels and haunts on the beach, further ensuring peace and quiet for those who do visit. Make sure you don’t miss the picturesque sunset that takes place on the beach.
Activities to do: Diving, swimming, local food tours, sunbathing, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 23.9 km
The Tien Beach promises clear, turquoise waters and expansive stretches of white sand. There is also a pier located at an elevation that gives you a panoramic view of the shores. While there are few restaurants and hotels, there are several activity centres where you can hire equipment and sign up for adventure sports and other activities.
Activities to do: Swimming, jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking, wakeboarding, diving, sunbathing, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 12 km
Koh Si Chang Beach
It is the perfect place for hikes and treks to explore the natural beauty of Pattaya. There is little sand on the beach, replaced instead with rocky mountain faces from where you can catch a panoramic view of the Gulf. It is also a popular place for snorkelling, due to the presence of rich, marine wildlife and well-preserved coral reefs in the waters surrounding the island.
Activities to do: Swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, trekking, hiking, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 25.5 km
What makes this one of the most popular beaches in Pattaya is the availability of many food stalls that serve some of the best seafood dishes in Pattaya. You can order your food right from your lounge chairs and have your food served to you while you take in the views.
Activities to do: Swimming, diving, banana boat rides, yachting, boating, jet skiing, parasailing, etc.
Distance from Pattaya city centre: 12.2 km
However, it is still beautiful and ideal for relaxing picnics, long walks and watching the sunset while enjoying fresh food and delicious beverages. There are also hammocks strung between the many trees, which you can access free of cost when you are here.
Activities to do: Swimming, sunbathing, nature walks, hikes, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 9.6 km
The shores are defined by dense green forests and the waters are shallow enough for swimming and other fun activities. It is also the ideal haunt for families travelling to Pattaya. There are very few restaurants and cafes along the beach so it is recommended that you carry your own food and supplies if you are planning a trip.
Activities to do: Swimming, sunbathing, picnics, banana boat rides, etc.
Distance from Pattaya City Centre: 4.5 km