World class cuisine, great nightlife, top-drawer golfing facilities, miles of coastline, prestigious international schools, five-star resorts, world class shopping, boat marinas and all just a short drive from Thailand’s number one international airport.
What’s not to love about Pattaya? In fact, once you’re here you’ll never want to leave.
Pattaya is favoured by expats and Thais seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. Pattaya’s ever-improving infrastructure and accessibility means this coastal city is fast becoming the place to live with luxury beachfront condominiums, exclusive pool villa developments an abundance of new eateries, bars, state-of-the-art shopping malls and so much more.
THE RIVIERA MONACO & THE RIVIERA OCEAN DRIVE
The Riviera Monaco and The Riviera Ocean Drive in Na Jomtien and Jomtien are the third and fourth luxury high rise developments from the renowned Riviera Group headed by Winston Gale, founder and developer of the multi-award-winning projects – The Palm Wongamat Beach, The Riviera Wongamat Beach and The Riviera Jomtien.
The Riviera Group is dedicated to creating beautiful modern landmarks on Pattaya’s ever-changing skyline and Ocean Drive, the company’s latest project, will certainly do that.
LUXURY POOL VILLA RESORT
X2 PATTAYA OCEANPHERE
The exclusive X2 Pattaya Oceanphere, hosts a high-end collection of luxury pool villas. Situated on an idyllic stretch of Na Jomtien beach X2 Pattaya Oceanphere is characterised by an intelligent master plan that marries modern architectural high-end sustainable design with the natural beauty of the location.
X2 Pattaya Oceanphere will offers a stunning selection of 59 exclusive single storey one-bedroom pool villas and spacious two storey two-bedroom pool villas. Each pool villa is furnished to the highest specification complete with fully equipped kitchen and luxurious bathrooms. Each pool villa perfectly blends the stylish interiors with the outdoor garden, terrace and pool.
Contemporary resort facilities in the centrally-located club house will include the Ocean Bistro all-day dining, offering mouthwatering traditional local and international dishes in a delightful ambiance. Guests can also enjoy Chilli Blue bar with swimming pool with sea view, set among tropical gardens, while relaxing spa and massage services are offered by X2 Spa. The Fitness Center is a top-class facility equipped with state-of-the-art sports equipment.
Terminal 21 opened in North Pattaya on Friday 19 October with the slogan ‘Bring Happiness to Eastern Thailand #HappinessEast.
The complex features an iconic World Market Street concept that’s inspired by six leading world destinations – Paris, London, Tokyo, San Francisco, Hollywood and landmarks from Italy.
The approach to the complex is set-off by an awe-dazzling 250-metre ‘runway’ that lights up in the evening and a man-made beach with two large jet planes and a 39 metre freestanding escalator.
Terminal 21 is the largest shopping ‘destination’ in East Thailand covering six floors with products and services to meet every need. ‘The Whole World is Here’ is another tagline at Terminal 21 and it’s certainly true with numerous dining, fashion outlets, supermarkets, cinemas and spas.
There’s no need to go anywhere else.
Pattaya is becoming almost synonymous with eating out (such is the abundance of new eateries and bars).
It’s the perfect getaway for families, groups of friends or a couple on a honeymoon. Come early for lunch and stay for dinner. A short stroll from the quiet Sai Thong Beach in Sattahip, the sprawling restaurant shaded by pine trees, includes several dining spaces and is reminiscent of a colonial beach house.
The menu is essentially Thai with a smattering of Western dishes, has the emphasis is on seafood. Appetisers include staples like crispy crab and shrimp cakes, fried calamari, and chicken wings, all done to perfection. The New Zealand sea mussels in a pesto sauce is an original twist that will have you asking for more, as will the spicy salmon larb.
CAFÉ del MAR
Spend the entire day poolside at Café del Mar Pattaya – the newest premium beach club now offers guests the ultimate Café del Mar experience combining the elements of Café del Mar music, dining, entertainment, fashion and art into one – bringing a part of Ibiza to Pattaya. It boasts a Mediterranean lifestyle experience, paying homage to fresh food, signature cocktails, quality wines, the sun and time with friends in a stunning beach front location.
RUGBY SCHOOL THAILAND
Rugby School Thailand brings together the traditional values of a 450-year British private boarding school and the rich, rolling countryside and fresh air of Chonburi.
Rugby UK, the school’s partner, is one of the oldest and most highly-regarded co-educational establishments in Britain.
Situated approximately 90 minutes outside Bangkok and 20 minutes from Pattaya, Rugby School Thailand’s 80-acre campus is equipped with state-of-the-art buildings, numerous sports facilities, man-made lakes and meandering nature trails providing a breadth of opportunity for sports and other co-curricular activities right on our doorstep.
The Rugby ethos is ‘the whole person, the whole point’. Pupils not only fulfill their academic potential but also develop moral values, compassion, confidence, a sense of responsibility and social skills. Rugby School Thailand recognises the importance of education outside, as well as within, the classroom: mind, body and spirit – the ‘whole person’.