Pattaya is nestled along a picturesque bay on the East Coast of the Gulf of Thailand, roughly 105 miles southeast of Bangkok. From a fishing village in the 1960s, Pattaya has emerged as a favorite Southeast Asian vacation center.
Pattaya offers a lot of fun and entertainment. When bored of mainland Pattaya sightseeing, hop on a ferry and head off to Koh Samet, a popular yet quiet island located near the coastal town of Rayong.
A few miles south of Sri Racha is the resort town of Pattaya. Off shore, Koh Lan or known as Coral Island is renowned for its coral reefs. It is truly a paradise island for enthusiasts of snorkeling and diving in the Andaman Sea. Most of the area is mountainous, with a variety of flora and fauna. The island offers an array of places to visit as well as beautiful Pattaya beaches for travelers to enjoy. Koh Lan is easily accessible from Pattaya.