Let’s move to Thailand! Many people are drawn to the Land of Smiles for a multitude of different reasons — culture, climate, cost-of-living, convenience, coupling. Whatever the reasons, you could not find a more welcoming location to set down roots than Pattaya. From an array of top international schools and hospitals to lovely beaches, world-class dining, state-of-the-art sporting facilities, and innumerable entertainment and leisure venues, you can’t go wrong with seaside living in Pattaya. If we’ve whetted your appetite and you’re keen to take the plunge and purchase a beachfront condo for sale in Pattaya and make it your new home, here are a few more top reasons to move here.
One of the best reasons to live in Pattaya is to enjoy its incredible nightlife. When the sun sets, this place turns into the dream destination for party lovers. The downtown area is home to thousands of bars, restaurants, theatres, karaoke dens and clubs. From stand-alone establishments to high-end facilities in hotels/resorts, you won’t run out of choices in this city that never sleeps.
Whether you decide to rent or buy, Pattaya offers a wide selection of housing options. From small studios in the downtown to spacious condos overlooking the sea and luxury pool villas on the outskirts of town in gated compounds, you can find something to suit every taste and budget. The most popular form of housing is a beachfront condo for sale in Pattaya; you can find many of these around Jomtien Beach in particular.
Of course, we can’t talk about living in Thailand and not mention the beach! And boy does Pattaya have some good ones. And not just one, the city boats 12 of them: Jomtien Beach, Pattaya Beach, Wong Amat Beach, Bang Saen Beach, Naklua Beach, dong Tan Beach, Bang Saray Beach, Samae Beach, Tien Beach, Bamboo Beach and Larn Beach (on nearby Coral Island). Whether you have your own car or hire a driver, getting too many of these remote and unspoilt stretches of sand is not a problem and well worth the effort.
You won’t be bored living in Pattaya. For those of you who like doing more than sunbathing at the beach or drinking at the bar, Pattaya offers a diver array of activities. Water sports junkies will love jet-skiing, diving, parasailing, sailing, kiteboarding, snorkelling and so forth. Land lovers can get their thrills at one of the city’s numerous world-class golf courses. For indoor enthusiasts, there is bingo, darts, quizzing and volunteering.
Pattaya’s weather is relatively glorious all-year-round and avoids extremes. It’s predominantly hot and humid but rarely over 35 degrees. Winds are generally light to moderate, rarely over 25 knots, and there are no tornadoes, hurricanes or cyclones to worry about. The rains can be somewhat heavy and inconvenient during the southern monsoon (June – October). But on the plus side, these bouts are short in duration and not every day. Just make sure the beachfront condo for sale in Pattaya that you purchase has adequate air-conditioning and/or a breezy patio or balcony.