Pattaya property Many people have a second home. A second home is somewhere to relax when we have time away from work. These days the world has become a much smaller place and a lot of people actually decide to have their second home away from their actual country of residence. With many flights per day from most western countries Thailand has become a very popular destination for people that would like to spend a significant part of the year away from their own country. That said the hustle and bustle of Bangkok is too much for most people, if they are trying to find somewhere to relax. Pattaya is just two hours south of Bangkok and is situated by the sea, in the Gulf of Thailand. Pattaya property is usually of a high standard and designed in a western fashion. The city itself is easy to live in and has become extremely westernised in recent years. Pattaya is an ideal place for any westerner to hold a second home.