Overview If you are planning Thailand please do not skip Krabi, Phuket and phi phi islands. along with your Bangkok Pattaya plan. The best would be 3 days in Bangkok and 3 days in Pattaya. You can visit all the major attractions and still have some leisure time. Pattaya and Bangkok are two of the most affordable destinations in the country. That said, we've found Pattaya tends to be slightly cheaper than Bangkok in regards to hotels, nightlife and eating out. When it comes to Bangkok and Pattaya for beach partying, then Pattaya is the best to enjoy day and night beach parties. Where can a solo man or woman tourist can enjoy the nightlife in Thailand? Bangkok and Pattaya have many bars, pubs, and resorts, who entertain stags or single people.