Pratamnak is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious locations in Pattaya. It is home to 5-star hotels, upmarket condos and stunning villas. Of course, there is plenty of other accommodation available with quality condos to suit every budget. It is ideally located between Pattaya and Jomtien, relatively quiet but the heart of the city is only a few minutes away. In has is a family-friendly atmosphere and has all the amenities that you need.

Taxis and relatively plentiful and the baht bus routes are easily accessible if you are looking to save a few baht.

Best Beaches in Pattaya

Pattaya, in general, is a fantastic place to live, but most of the beaches are not what you would describe as “top drawer”. However, Pratamnak does have a selection of good beaches with Cozy Beach being the stand out option. The beaches and sea and far cleaner than in Pattaya and although they do get busy, particularly during the high season, you can always find somewhere to sit or lay. Unlike the beaches in both Jomtien and Pattaya, you don’t tend to get pestered by hawkers to the same degree, making it even more attractive.

Excellent Bars & Restaurants

In Pratamnak you will also find an extensive range of bars and restaurants. The area is popular with Russian nationals so not surprisingly they have a substantial influence in the area. However, you will also find a wide variety of other restaurants offering food from around the world. Naturally, they are a number of Thai restaurants in the area serving local cuisine. There are restaurants catering for every budget, so you will easily be able to find something suitable, not to mention delicious!

In terms of bars, you will find bars that there are family orientated bars others that are predominantly drinking establishments where friends meet, and there is also a selection of more adult-themed bars. It should be stated that adult bars are discrete and would not cause offence from the roadside.


Besides the excellent selection of bars and restaurants in the area, there is also an abundance of shops, pharmacies, and clinics. It really is a small town in its own right, and this is one of the most appealing attributes of Pratamnak. You have everything that you need to live an everyday life available within just a few minutes’ walks. It is something that adds to the community feel, making the area a highly desirable place to live.


As mentioned at the start of this article, Pratamnak is in an ideal location, nestled on a headland between Pattaya and Jomtien. It is a quiet, picturesque spot and a fantastic place to live or stay. It is easy to get to either Jomtien or Pattaya as well as Highway 7 should you be looking to travel further afield. It offers the best of both worlds with the vibrant nightlife of Pattaya on your doorstep but has plenty of places where you won’t be disturbed.