Pattaya Quick Facts
Pattaya lies on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, which is around 160km from Bangkok to the Southeast
According to the 2010 census, Pattaya has the total population is 320,262 people in the total area of 22,2km2
The temperature in Pattaya is warm all year round (averages 28.5oC). Featuring the tropical climate, the winter here is hot and dry while the summer is hot and rainy. The annual precipitation in Pattaya is 1241mm with most rainfalls focus on the summertime
Once a sleepy fishing village, Pattaya has become one of the biggest tourist hubs in Thailand with typical short-stay packages According to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), about 8 million people visited the city in the first half of 2017
Pattaya is famous for tourist activities, shopping, sports, and especially night entertainments.
With the warm climate, open lifestyle, and reasonable living cost, Pattaya now has become an emerging destination for foreign retirees in Thailand