More Image (4) PATTAYA THAILAND If you are looking for peace and tranquility, stay away from here, Pattaya is famous for something else, its reputation as a city of sex is well deserved, with hundreds of go-go bars and massage salons of all kinds and tastes, this city never sleeps. But of course Pattaya is not just that, its 10 million visitors a year are not all looking for sex but they also come for the sea, for the worldly and cosmopolitan life, they come to stay in five-star resorts and close to mega shopping centers and for all the services that you can find in Pattaya, in fact it is home to a growing number of cultural attractions and action-packed and international restaurants. The city is built around Ao Pattaya, a large crescent-shaped bay that was one of the first seaside resorts of Thailand in 1960. North Pattaya is a higher-end area, while South Pattaya (Pattaya Tai) remains the hub of the nightlife, popular. South of Pattaya, Jomtien is home to many resorts including a gay-friendly beach in Hat Dongtan, while in the north Naklua is quieter, with some top-end locations in Wong Amat. There is something for all tastes it would be deeded and in fact we tell you right, without forgetting that Pattaya is just a few kilometers away. from beautiful islands like Coral Island (Ko Lan), Ko Phai and then south Ko Samet.