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Dongtan Beach

Dongtan Beach

Dongtan Beach, start after the Jomtien Police Station. Dongtan Beach is most used by Gay people in Pattaya, people who know the beaches call it the Gay beach Pattaya. As with all the beaches the (thai) food and drinks services are available during the day. Indochina tours Thailand

Where Thappraya Road meets Jomtien Beach Road at the northern end of Jomtien Beach, Dongtan Beach begins and continues north to Pattaya Park Beach, and beyond that is Phratumnak Beach.

Dongtan Beach

Dongtan Beach

Since there are lots of sugar palm trees at the beach, Thai local residences here named the beach, Dongtan which means the area of a plenty of sugar palm trees. There are a plenty of high sugar palm trees along the beach (and other types of trees), so it is suitable for those who would like to picnic there.

At the very north of Jomtien Beach in Pattaya you can find Dongtan Beach which is known as a popular hangout for gay men. It is a well kept section of Jomtien and hosts some high end resorts, condo’s and restaurants.

Dongtan sand is golden rather than white, with a slightly more coarse texture than the finer white sand found further along the coast towards Sattahip. Thailand travel pakages

A regular deckchair and umbrella will cost you about 30 baht for the day

A regular deckchair and umbrella will cost you about 30 baht for the day

There is perhaps no better way to enjoy Dongtan Beach than by enjoying one of many good things about this beach-the largest area set aside for swimming, and does not have the constant roar and sand churning of the speed boats which are part of the Pattaya Beach scene and increasingly so with the main Jomtien beach. For those who feel more at home in the water than on dry land, Dongtan Beach is a great location for water sports and other activities. If you just want a soothing dip in the ocean, safe swimming zones are clearly marked out for you. Try some windsurfing or hire a jet ski and take to the high seas. Parasailing is also very popular in the area.

It is a very nice beach, probably the best in the area. Guests can get beach massages from a large contingent of male masseuses and meet the young muscle men that walk up and down the beach searching for new friends. The bars and guest houses are a short walk away.

It is an ideal beach for tourists to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life

It is an ideal beach for tourists to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life

The ‘gay’ area of the beach can be very popular, especially at weekends. Each section is operated by an individual who will serve food and drinks all day. A regular deckchair and umbrella will cost you about 30 baht for the day (more comfortable chairs are also available for a premium). You pay the bill when you leave.

Immediately behind the beach is a tree-lined promenade with stalls selling tasty food, drinks and masseurs offering Thai massages. This promenade area was landscaped a few years ago and is now closed to traffic during the day, making the area remarkably peaceful.

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