THAILAND: Jomtien marina voted best in country for berths

Ocean Marina Jomtien was recently recognised as having “best marina berth facilities in Thailand” at the prestigious Robb Report Thailand Best of the Best Yachting Awards.

Known for its world-class facilities, Ocean Marina Jomtien’s development and expansion trajectory over the past decade has been in part to cater to a growing number of visiting yachts who wish to explore the stunning cruising grounds of the Gulf of Thailand. The marina also identified the rapid growth of Thai boat ownership early on and aligned its expansion to meet these demands. Today, it is the marina of choice for Thai boat owners on Thailand’s eastern seaboard.
“It’s an honour to receive this prestigious award for Ocean Marina Jomtien,” said Ocean Property Co managing director Napong Paripontpochanapisuti. “This award is recognition for all the hard work of the marina team and their ongoing innovation and service to our customers. Launched in 1989, Ocean Marina Jomtien is a key economic driver of Thailand’s marine industry and remains a leader in marine services and facilities, catering for yachts of all sizes and owners, and crews from around the world.”
Starting in 2012, the marina implemented a strategic development programme for its berthing facilities. This included the replacement and increase of berths, and upgrades to power infrastructure and water supply. The number of berths has risen from 200 in 2011 to 455 today. The marina also has 100 trailer boat berths and hardstand capacity for 30 vessels.
“Our primary focus is to provide the best facilities for our customers and the highest standard of service. We have invested considerably in the marina’s facilities and expansion over the last decade, which has been well received by local and international visiting yachts,” added harbour master Scott Finsten.
“In addition to visiting international yachts, over the past decade we have seen an exponential increase in Thais who are buying boats, enjoying the marine lifestyle and basing themselves at Ocean Marina Jomtien. And we’ve also seen a steady increase in superyachts visiting the area. In fact, 2023 was our biggest year yet, welcoming a record number of superyachts.”
In recognition of Jomtien as a premium leisure destination in Pattaya, Ocean Marina Yacht Club rebranded to Ocean Marina Jomtien earlier this year. In addition to the marina’s expansion, the onshore facilities have also undergone a redevelopment with a renovation and expansion of the popular marina-front resort which has now reopened as Ocean Marina Resort Pattaya Jomtien, together with upgrades to food and beverage outlets and the re- imagined marina-front Riva restaurant and bar.


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