Luxury holidays in Pattaya
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When to go
For the best beach weather, aim to visit between December and April. Any later than that and rising temperatures plus rainier days can make things a little sticky. June to October is when monsoon season strikes.
PlanesBangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport is the closest international hub. Direct flights are available from European cities including London, Paris and Frankfurt; flights from the US usually connect via Asian cities such as Hong Kong, Beijing and Seoul. From Suvarnabhumi, it’s an hour-and-a-half taxi ride to Pattaya. If you’re coming from elsewhere in Thailand, U-Tapao Airport is another, slightly nearer, option.
AutomobilesDriving in Pattaya is only for the daring. Skip the car rental and leave the hectic city traffic to the locals.