Jomtien Beach, Pattaya, Thailand

Jomtien or Jomtien Beach , on road signs and road maps also often written Chom Tian, is a town on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand about 165 km southeast of Bangkok in Chonburi Province. It is about 3 km south of Pattaya and is home to high-rise condominiums, beach side hotels, beaches, and restaurants.The townThere has been a construction boom in the last several years with many new condominiums as well as housing developments built in the Jomtien area. It has become quite popular with Bangkok residents seeking a second home, as well as with retired expatriates.The Jomtien Complex includes a large group of shophouses, many restaurants, bars and stores. A recent trend has been the opening of many upscale restaurants along Thappraya Road, the main thoroughfare connecting Pattaya and Jomtien. Also Second Road (running parallel to Beach Road about 400 m inland) was completed in the last few years and now features many new developments and the Jomtien market adjacent to another complex of about 60+ open-air bars.A large number of Russian and Scandinavian nationals visit or live in the area.AttractionsJomtien Beach is known for its water sports , and for several annual sponsored sports events and festivals, attracting visitors from around the world.A 265-meter section of Jomtien Beach is Pattaya's only gay beach.TransportationRoadVia the Bangkok-Chonburi-Pattaya Motorway The motorway is linked with Bangkok's Outer Ring Road, and there is also another entrance at Si Nakharin and Rama IX Junction.Via Bang Na-Trat Highway From Bang Na, Bang Phli, across the Bang Pakong River to Chonburi there is a Chonburi's bypass that meets Sukhumvit Road., soi 4 20150 Pattaya Thailand Call: 038255305
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Jomtien Beach, Pattaya, Thailand

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Found: 03.07.2015


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