For some, it's extremely satisfying and rewarding and yet for others, there are big disappointments and heartaches. Some Thai relationships turn to triumph while others are downright disasters. But look at it from this perspective - If you should miss the first bus - what the heck, there's another one coming. While it may be rather difficult to understand, it's even more difficult to read. Also, you may have to take into account that Thailand has an illegal but rampant which in part is largely ignored. And there's something called a disparate economy and an uncertain democracy.
None of which should stop you in your search for the perfect date.
I will also try and put the record straight so that you do not fall into the traps that might unfold before you.
And although Jomtien has in recent years become exceedingly popular with Russian family vacationers, Chinese tour groups and Thai tourists from Bangkok, especially over the weekends and public holidays, the atmosphere here is indeed less “touristy” and the nightlife much more relaxed and laid-back.On this page, we’ve listed more than 100 guesthouses and budget hotels all over Pattaya and Jomtien. Bombay Magic Suites Pattaya 3rd Road South Pattaya Centrally located in South Pattaya, this small 47-room hotel is popular especially with Indian visitors and offers comfort and convenience at reasonable rates. Boutique Guest House Villa Colonia 581/24 Naklua Soi 13 Naklua (North Pattaya) Clean and friendly eight-room guesthouse with outdoor swimming pool. Butcher's Arms Pub Soi Buakhao Central Pattaya British pub, restaurant & guesthouse conveniently located in the heart of Soi Buakhao. 650-1,200 Baht/night (16-30m²) 1,100-1,500 Baht/night (50m²)Elephant Bar & Guesthouse Soi Buakhao Central Pattaya Friendly family-run establishment conveniently located in the heart of Soi Buakhao. Greenvale Serviced Apartment 193/124-5 South Pattaya Road (Soi Rungland) South Pattaya 16 serviced apartments in the centre of South Pattaya, all with air-conditioning, satellite/cable TV, fridge, free Wi Fi etc. All rooms include air conditioning, cable TV, in-room safe, fridge, free Wi Fi. Lek Apartment Soi Diana Central Pattaya Pleasant budget guesthouse in the heart of Pattaya's Soi Diana nightlife district. The Links Hotel Soi Buakhao South Pattaya Great budget hotel and popular restaurant conveniently located at the southern end of Soi Buakhao, just 10 minutes from Walking Street and Pattaya beach. Lisa Guesthouse Soi Wat Boon, off Jomtien Beach Road Jomtien Beach Popular bar, restaurant and guesthouse situated just 100 metres from Jomtien beach and the main taxi route to Pattaya. Malee's Guest House Three European-managed guesthouses in three equally popular locations - Soi Buakhao, Soi Honey & Pratamnak hill. Budget rooms, apartments, bungalows with ADSL Internet, air-con, fan, fridge, hot water shower, TV, DVD, safe.Please have a look around their websites to view location maps, pictures of rooms and facilities, or to book a room online. All rooms have air conditioning, satellite/cable TV, in-room safe, seating area, fridge, free high-speed internet. All rooms include satellite/cable TV, air conditioning, fridge, fan. 15 air-con rooms with flat screen TV, DVD player, modern bathrooms, satellite TV. 500-800 Baht/night Drunken Duck Guesthouse Soi LK Metro, off Soi Buakhao Central Pattaya Bar and guesthouse in the heart of Pattaya's popular Soi LK Metro nightlife district. Standard and superior rooms with air-con, TV, safe, free Wi Fi etc. Gold Coast Inn Soi Welcome Jomtien, Jomtien Beach Located less than 100 metres from the beach, this small 24-room hotel features air-con rooms with satellite/cable TV, DVD/CD player, in-room safe, free Wi Fi etc. Deluxe rooms even come with a kitchenette and sofa bed. from 700 Baht/night (low season) from 16,000 Baht/month (low season) Discount Internet Rates! Happy Home Guesthouse 211/13 Moo 9, off Pattaya Klang Central Pattaya Located above the famous Happy Home Thai cooking school and a new restaurant, the guesthouse offers air-conditioned single and double rooms, free Wi-Fi, a large common area with lounge, minibar and dining space. 450 Baht/night (single room) 600 Baht/night (double room)The Hideaway Guest House 420-183/184 Soi Buakhao 15 South Pattaya Opened only in July 2015, the Hideaway is situated just off Soi Buakhow, in close proximity to all of Pattaya’s famous nightlife areas. Jomtien Boathouse Jomtien Beach Road, Jomtien Situated just across the road from the beach and along the main taxi route to Pattaya, this popular restaurant and small hotel features 24 air-con rooms with satellite/cable TV, in-room safe, fridge, free Wi Fi etc.; some with balcony and sea view. Jomtien Little Mango Guesthouse 279/234 Soi Sarita (Somprasong Plaza) Jomtien Beach Popular six-room guesthouse just 100 metres from Jomtien Beach. Jomtien Morningstar Somprasong Plaza Jomtien Beach Road Located just a stone's throw from Jomtien beach in a calm side-street, this small hotel features 22 large air-con rooms, all with cable TV, free Wi Fi, fridge, private balcony, dining table, sofa etc. Karma Guesthouse 316/138 Soi Buakhao Central Pattaya Conveniently located near the southern end of Soi Buakhao, this guesthouse also features a pub/lounge and restaurant. Katesiree Residence 420/142-143 Soi Buakhao Central Pattaya Located in the heart of Soi Buakhao, this small hotel features 38 comfortable air-con rooms with satellite/cable TV, in-room safe, fridge, free Wi Fi. Fan and air-con rooms with fridge, TV, safe, free Wi Fi. Standard, deluxe and superior rooms with daily and monthly rates starting as low as 400 baht per night. Clean, comfortable and affordable rooms with air-conditioning, satellite TV, safety box, fridge and free Wi Fi. Look Chang Inn 2 144/64-65 Thappraya Road (Pratamnak hill) between South Pattaya and Jomtien 14 tastefully furnished air-con bedrooms with TV, in-room safe, fridge, free Wi Fi. All rooms have air-conditioning, minibar, room safe, TV and DVD. 500-700 Baht/night 5,000-9,000 Baht/month Metro Apartments Soi LK Metro, off Soi Buakhao Central Pattaya Conveniently located in the heart of Pattaya's famous Soi LK Metro nightlife district. Mac's Hotel 146/182 Thappraya Road South Pattaya Long-established and popular 34-room budget hotel at the southern end of Pattaya and along the main taxi route to Jomtien beach.These are some of the many ingredients that make cross-cultural relationships a little more complicated when you're trying hard to form a long term relationship with your Thai lover or friend.Then again, you knew that all along or did you not? For this reason, I decided to compile a chapter so that you may understand some of the myths and misconceptions behind Thai Dating and Thai Relationships.Then again, somehow this approach doesn’t really do justice to Jomtien.