between Soi VC and Soi Yensabai, Pattaya, Thailand
Pattaya may be a fun destination but its gay nightlife scene is be for everyone. These go-go bars in Sunee Plaza can offer an enjoyable time, but the experience can be surreal, as their emphasis is firmly placed on getting you to buy more than a drink.
Many of these well-established venues commonly use the word “boy” in their names to imply young adult male workers. The actual age of these “boys” are often questionable, as some do look under-aged. If you are in doubt, insist on seeing a photo ID.
Be aware that prostitution is illegal in Thailand (although it is also fair to say that this law is largely ignored – so long as the person involved is over the age of 18).
Male workers in Pattaya are known to be honest, trustworthy and deserve to be treated with respect. However, as in any other city in the world, be careful with your valuables, especially if you invite a stranger back to your room.
venue: bar (酒吧)
“I've visited this bar on many occasion the owner is a fun guy.. Serves amazing European food. His staff are very beautiful and friendly. But a very special thank you always goes to the guy named Win. He is stunning with an amazing physique. He speaks better English than most and will help translate for the others.. Mention my name, Shaun. haha You won't be disappointed.“
Shaun on 03-02-2018 | Problem with this review?
“The off fee Richard mentions is nothing like 1500 baht. It should be no more than 400 baht in any bar in Sunee plaza. The guys tip is up to you and is usually 1000 short time and 1500 long time.“
Egel on 01-09-2016 | Problem with this review?
“oops - you're absolutely correct. I meant the tip is around 1,500 Baht. Thanks.“
Richard on 15-06-2017 | Problem with this review?
Some Corrections Needed
“The word "boy" shows up in boy bars everywhere in Thailand, not just Sunee. Just a few blocks away from Sunee is "Boyztown" which has "Boyz Boyz Boyz", "Dream Boys"... And in Silom/Bangkok there is "Classic Boys", "X-Boys", "Fresh Boys".
In the past, Sunee had a big problem with underage boys. But after the much hyped police crackdown around March 2013, it's been much cleaned up. Sure - check ID and use common sense. But I have been travelling to Pattaya/Sunee Plaza for over 3 years and I have never heard of any guy who got in trouble by "following the rules". If you find a guy in an established "boy bar", and your hotel checks the ID before letting the guy into your room, you are probably OK.
Sunee Tips - during the day, check out gay Dongtan Beach (the gay area of Jomtien Beach). Wonderful place to wile away the afternoon and have some drinks and food brought to your comfy chair under an umbrella (but probably not good to swim in the water). For breakfast - TwoGuys Guesthouse or Sanong's. For lunch - many French Restaurants on Soi Day/Night by Tukcom mall. For dinner - Little Mango just closed, so Sanong's or the Italian restaurant close by. For latest news - see Mario - who operates Ting Tong Red. Also - if you stay in the gay Elephant Plaza Hotel, you have privileges for the pool at Marina Inn across the street. In general - many of the guys are nice, and you will have a good time. But going "off" fee to take guy out of bar is 1,500 Baht.“
Richard on 23-06-2015 | Problem with this review?
Best is Sunee
“Eros GoGo Bar is the best in Sunee plaza. Nice friendly guys, polite and a lot of fun.“
Eckhard on 02-02-2015 | Problem with this review?
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