Where is cleaner in Pattaya?
True, there is a popular Thai resort and one very significant for «Beachnikov», purchasing tours to Pattaya, flaw – no matter how roads and is good your hotel, the clean sea is almost impossible to find here.
The main reason for it – The densely populated city itself with its sewer plums, as well as his port with numerous boats, ferries and boats, raising sand from the bottom, which is why water in the sea and becomes muddy.
So if the main goal of your trip – Swimming and beach, it is better to choose another place to relax, for example, Phuket Islands or Samui.
And in this article we will try to figure out, Where in Pattaya I cleaner, And also where in its surroundings you can find crystal clear sea and snow-white beaches.
On the territory of the resort area of Pattaya, you can only swim on the outskirts, in the north in the Wong Amat Beach area and in the south in the area of Jomtien Beach, water there, though merry, but quite clean. In the central part of the resort, the water is not only muddy, but also frequently dirty (because of this, swim here can be just unpleasant), including thanks to numerous tourists throwing garbage from boats and ferries to the sea.
Well, for crystal clear water and snow-white sand, you can go for the nearest islands. It is easy and inexpensive, a lot of ferries and boats are sent to them every day.
It is worth notifying that these islands don’t work out on the islands every day, because it leaves almost all day, and in addition to the beach holiday, many of you will probably want to have time for other excursions.
So, below we offer you several islands with clean sea and magnificent sandy beaches, for which you can go if you are on vacation in Pattaya:
Ko-Lan (Ko LAN)
This nearest to Pattaya Island is located about 8 kilometers to the west. Here is clean water and there are some good beaches with white small sand and always a lot of tourists.
The island of Lan is small and hilly, covered with tropical forests, length – about 4.5 km and the maximum width – 2 km. Most beaches are on his western side. The most visited – Tawaen Beach (Tavaien Beach), 700 meter wide beach, located in a small harbor.
Since the island of small, entertainment for tourists here is a minimum – Water skiing and motorcycles, bananas riding, beach cafes and souvenir benches. And since most of the beaches of the island are in private possession, sun beds are paid.
There are on the island of Lan and the bungalow for overnight, that is, if you wish, you can always stay here with overnight.
You can get here for a boat for 15-20 minutes (
2000 baht for the whole boat), and on the ferry – about 40 minutes (
30 baht with a person one way). Ferries leave from South Pattaya, from Bali Hai Pier (Bali Hai Pier) daily from 7 am to 6:30 pm.
From the ferry to any beach of the island of Lan you can drive by taxi, minibus, Tuk-Tuka or Motobike (for 30-50 baht). You can also rent a motorbike for a day – about 300 baht.
Next to the island of Ko Lan are two small island to Sak and Kok.
Ko Sak (Ko Sak)
Sak Island – A small island in the shape of a horseshoe, located 600 meters north of the island of Lan. Here you can have two beach tourists, as well as good conditions for diving. On the island you can spend the night.
Co Crok (KO KROK)
Krok Island – Private island, located about 1.5 kilometers east of Lan Island. Here, tourists are only one beach, since the rest of the coast is stony. Also in the coastal waters of this island there is a beautiful coral reef.
Ko Phai (Ko Phai)
This island is located approximately 21 kilometers to the west of Pattaya and is often mentioned in Thai guidebooks as “Bamboo Island”. Time in the way here on a high-speed boat from Pattaya from Pier Bali Hai – about an hour.
The island of Phai is almost 4 km long, its maximum width – About 1.5 km. Sufficiently rocky and wooded, with good sandy beaches. Tourists are not so much here as on the next island of Lan.
One of the main attractions of the island of Phai is some well-preserved coral reefs, with a very rich underwater world.
Stopping overnight on the island of Phai now, water and food you need to take with you.
North-west of Ko Poi is the rocky Ko Luam island and east of him – tiny island ko luam noi.
South of Ko-Phai is a small island of Ko Hu Chang, then the island of Ko Klung Badan, and still south – Ko Man Wichai. The last island is famous for its coral reefs with the richest underwater world.
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