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Pattaya Luxury Guide

A guide to help you find the best hotels & places in Pattaya for Luxury enthusiasts


Pattaya - luxury by the beach!

Thailand’s leading beach destination, Pattaya, is just an hour's drive from the bustling city of Bangkok and attracts more than four million holidaymakers each year.

Overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, this resort city boasts a wealth of luxury resortswater activitiesgreat shopping opportunities, and diverse restaurants with both local and international cuisine.

There are literally so much to do in Pattaya’s luxury hotels and nearby! Whether you are looking for high-quality bed facilities, sumptuous breakfasts, luxury spa treatments, upscale restaurants and exceptional concierge services, accommodation in Pattaya suits all tastes!

After all, its beachfront area is where you will probably spend most of your time in Pattaya. There you will taste delicious Thai dishes from local eateries or even street food stalls, explore the best places to shop souvenirs and luxury goods, immerse in scuba diving and snorkelling, and dance until dawn at diverse wild nightlife bars and clubs. 

In this Pattaya Luxury Guide, you will find the best luxury hotels and exclusive resorts by the beach, and top luxury things to do during your holidays in Pattaya!

The best Luxury Hotels and Beach Resorts in Pattaya

The coastlines and main beachfront Pattaya are dotted with 5-star hotels and luxury resorts highlighted by impressive infinity pools overlooking the sea. Besides offering high-end room facilities, the luxury resorts of Pattaya are also known for exceptional concierge service, advanced wellness and spa facilities, as well as for offering an excellent collection of gastronomic restaurants and exotic lounge bars.

There are no words to describe the luxury ambience that prevails in all rooms, suites, and outdoor areas of Cape Dara Resort Pattaya. Overlooking Pattaya’s bay and islands, this stunning resort has an excellent collection of dining options, a well-equipped wellness area with high-end spa facilities, and amazing suites with pools and the most stunning sea views!

Just outside central Pattaya, you will find Movenpick Siam Hotel located just right at Na Jomtien Beach. It is especially known as the region's only international 5-star star hotel outside the city and for its spectacular pristine beachfront location. All the hotel’s rooms offer panoramic views of the sea while a good selection or restaurants, as well as a luxury wellness area – Wave Spa - are also provided.

Shopping and Sightseeing in Pattaya

The seaside city of Pattaya has a good local shopping scene, as well as interesting attractions to visit if you are into sightseeing mood.

Shopping in Pattaya

All around Pattaya you will find many local shops, a few shopping malls, as well as a floating marketing which is also a tourist attraction, and several street stalls that spread all over the city offering amazing bargains. 

Especially, the beachfront of Pattaya is lined with several shops selling handmade items, souvenirs, and beachwear. There you will also find the large shopping mall Central Festival Pattaya, it is the tallest building in the area and has a plethora of high street fashion brands, a food court, and several entertainment options.

Sightseeing in Pattaya

Pattaya is also a perfect destination to discover the ancient Thai traditions that emerge from graphic sculptures and sanctuaries. 

Sanctuary of Truth is one of the most important attractions that highlight the significant role of religion, philosophy, and art in human development. An intriguing fusion of art the Sanctuary of Truth features intricate wooden carvings and it stands as a shining symbol of Thai craftsmanship.
Another must-visit attraction when in Pattaya is the tropical botanical garden Nogh Nooch which is also a major scientific centre dedicated to the seed plants, cycads. It is especially known for the famous gardens of 17th-century French garden, Stonehenge and for the European Renaissance garden.

Below you will find many more places to explore.

Luxury Tips

Pattaya, boasts to have wonderful sandy beaches, plentiful shopping options as well as exciting water activities to enjoy during your luxury holidays in Thailand.

With many 5 star hotels and luxury beach resorts, Pattaya is a top destination for both families and couples, looking for relaxing holidays or even honeymoon.

The shopping options of Pattaya will satisfy even the most demanding shopaholic, hosting an impressive collection of shopping malls, markets, street stalls and bazaars.

Central Festival Patayya, Royal Garden Plaza, The Four Regions Floating Market Pattaya, Factory Outlet Mall, and Mimosa Pattaya are the most popular shopping malls and markets in Pattaya.

More shopping areas in Pattaya to indulge in shopping therapy are Centreal Center Pattaya, Mike Shopping Mall, Thepprasit Road Night Market, and Pattaya Night Bazzar.

Travel Info

How to get there

  • By car
  • By air
  • By train
  • By bus
  • By ferry

Move around

  • Buses
  • Taxi

Ideal for

  • Beach holidays
  • Lgbt holidays
  • Street food
  • Sightseeing
  • Water sports
  • Clubbing
  • Wildlife & safari
  • Art & culture
  • Local gastronomy
  • Relaxation in nature
  • Snorkelling & scuba diving

Destination Type

  • Town

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 What can I find in this Luxury Travel Guide ?

Our Travel by Interest Experts have created this dedicated luxury travel guide, to help you easily plan your next luxurious holidays and discover all the places you want to see and all the things you want to do. You can find here the top shopping venues, gourmet restaurants, as well as 5-star Hotels and Resorts to stay!

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