A two-part Series on Investment Properties in Pattaya. Known among beach lovers and those familiar with its vibrant nightlife, Pattaya is a good place to live and invest. It’s a popular weekend escape from Bangkok and is just over an hour from Suvarnabhumi Airport. In addition to being a popular tourist resort town, it is also attracting more and more permanent expat residents and families, many of whom are employed along Thailand’s eastern seaboard. This all helps keep demand for apartments in Pattaya robust.