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Pattaya’s cliff house hotel with illegal pool to close

Koh Larn beach, Pattaya

Koh Larn beach, Pattaya. Photo: shubina (Pixabay).

PATTAYA — The Golden Cliff House Hotel, which has an illegal swimming pool that has encroached on the sea for the past 21 years, will close on Nov 25, the operator, Watthanan Yimlamai, has announced.

The decision came after marine authorities in Pattaya last week filed a complaint with police accusing the hotel of breaching the Navigation in Thai Waters Act, which prohibits building of structures that encroach on any body of water without permission.

Full story: Bangkok Post