A stroll around the pleasant markets is great for all sorts of souvenirs; luxury hotels, world renowned golf courses and great family facilities make Hua Hin a perfect destination just a few hours from Bangkok.
Lining Pattaya's beach are shopping centres selling all kinds of wares. After the sun sets, things really hot up in Pattaya town. It's loud and occasionally lewd, with lots of bars and restaurants competing for your custom.
Famous as the location for the film The Beach, this spectacular island (or rather, pair of islands) has soaring limestone cliffs, beautiful white stunning rock formations and vivid turquoise waters teeming with colourful marine life.