Casanova Bar; Second floor in Nana Plaza, on the left hand side towards the rear. Small ladyboy bar which has been there for years and still has the largest concentration of the amazon-like thai ladyboys that have made this place famous. Every night you can find between 20 and 30 shemales in this place; bar fine is 500 baht and they have short time rooms on the 3rd floor for 300 baht for 2 hours. The bar itself opens at about 6:30 and goes until 1AM. An institution in Bangkok ladyboy circles and a must-see on everyones trip agenda. Teresa and her friends will take good care of you; if you like tall ladyboys with large dicks and large tits, this is the place for you. ( ladyboy guide )

            Cascade Bar; Third floor in Nana Plaza, towards the rear corner on the right-hand side. This was always there as a lady bar but was converted to a ladyboy bar in September 2003. Many of the freelance girls who used to cruise Sukhimvit now work in this place, and you can see between 50-60 girls a night in this bar, which is pretty big and much larger than Casanova. That's right, SIXTY or more beautiful ladyboys on any given night! Without a doubt this is the best ladyboy bar in the world and we highly recommend checking this place out. Bar fines 600 baht with short time rooms less than 5 minutes away. Great decor; a bit loud but with so many  thai ladyboys you will be amazed; another must-see on any asian ladyboy-lovers trip itinerary! Mention AsianTS to any ladyboy or mamasan in this place, they all like us and appreciate the referalls we send their way. ( ladyboy guide )

            Kings Castle 3;Kings Castle 3; Patpong road, left-hand side halfway up the road, coming from the Silom road entrance. Another Bangkok institution which has been there for years, this place still has the most attractive ladyboys in all of Thailand, probably in the whole world. Between 30-40 ladyboys most nights in this wild place; bar fines are 500 baht and they have an attached short time room for another 400. Problem is that in this place you never know if your potential date has a dick or not. About half of the ladyboys in here are post-ops, and that has never changed since we have been going in there since 2001. We will keep you posted on any changes but for now get yourself down to "KC3" and see this local landmark. Not exactly our number 1 choice for ladyboy bars in Bangkok as there is a bit of a hard sell and the music is at least 5 times louder than it should be, but again this should be included in your trip plans at least one time if you are going to Thailand to meet ladyboys. You will see some amazing beauty in this place. ( ladyboy guide )

            Kings Corner; Also on Patpong Road, about a 10 o'clock direction from when you walk out of Kings Castle 3. Or, coming from the Surawong side it would be about 100 meters down on your left, at the little alley that leads over to Foodland. There is a little soi next to it, and a large sign out front. This place is 100% post-op ladyboy mixed in with genetic ladies, about a 50/50 split, and a massive number of girls work in this place; we have seen over 50 at one time on their large stage. If you like ladyboys who are already post-operative, this is the place for you; make sure you ask if your potential date is a female or a post-op, and rest assured no one with a dick still attached will be working in this place. Some of the most beautiful people of any gender that you could ever see work in here.( ladyboy guide )

            Temptations; 2nd Floor, Nana Plaza, located next to the Fantasia bar. New bar, just opened in June of 2005. This is a long and slim bar which has a bit of a claustrophobic feel to it; you will feel as though you are "right on top" of the dancers, literally! Made up of many of the free-lance girls who used to roam the outsides or Nana Plaza and girls who have left Cascades or the dearly-departed Obsessions bar, this new place has been said to be a bit too aggressive as far as the girls are concerned; hopefully that will change over time because most customers of these bars that we know do not want the hard sell. This will be hard to compete with the larger Cascades bar upstairs on the 3rd floor, but we welcome it in to the ladyboy scene; any time a new ladyboy bar opens it is good for us guys who want more selection.( ladyboy guide )

            Obsessions Bar; First floor, Nana Plaza, rear right hand side. This is a Nana Plaza institution and is the 2nd-longest ladyboy running bar right after Casanova. Great place; every night over 30 girls come out on to the small stage and some are very very hot indeed. This place is not quite as good as Cascades up on the 3rd floor just because they do not have as much room and less girls, but for sure this is a good bar and worth checking out. Lots of the girls in here are the petite kind, not the amazon's you will see in Casanova and many of the taller girls that work in Cascades now. In business since about 2001, this is yet another great ladyboy bar in bangkok which every serious asian ladyboy-lover simply must check out.( ladyboy guide )

            Soi Cee, Ratchada Road; This is a large selection of dance bars on Soi 4 Ratchada road; ask any Taxy driver, just get in and say "Soi Cee Ratchada". You will be dropped at a huge mecca for Thai teenagers and early 20-somethings, about 99% Thai and very few westerners. Mostly ladies available here, but always some ladyboys mixed in, many of them Cabaret workers from the Ratchada Cabaret or Golden Dome going out for fun after their shows. Beware; many of these are post-ops, always ask if that is not your thing. Great place and very fun, even if you don't meet ladyboys here you will have a good time; Thursdays through Saturday, 8PM till 1AM.( ladyboy guide )

            Hollywood Disco, Soi 6 Ratchada; Huge Disco, mostly genetic females in this place with the occassional thai ladyboy mixed in, usually in groups with their friends having fun and dancing, but can be picked up. Same as at Soi Cee, these girls are sometimes "nice girls", the kind that work in Cabaret's or go to university and don't work in the bars, although you will see a few of those also. A sure telltale sign that the girl you are interested in is indeed a ladyboy; she will be playing with her hair and stroking it every few seconds. We have swapped out RCA for these 2 places since our last Tourism update as the 2 best places to find ladyboys in a non-go-go bar setting in Bangkok. You could also try Khoa San road, the hippy backpacker haven; lots of freelancers walk around there or go dancing at The Club or Suzy Wong's or Lava; we're not sure why.( ladyboy guide )

            Bali Seafood; Huge restaurant on soi 6 Ratchada road, about 200 meters down from the Soi Cee bars and on the same road that Hollywood Disco is on. Great place that doesn't even open until about 11PM and goes until 5 or 6AM, you can get food and beer here and do some serious people-watching; all the real girls and ladyboys who went to the bars flock here on weekends and there are also many of the Nana and Patpong girls and ladyboys, they come here to party after their shift is over. Outstanding place for night owls and insomniacs, try this place out from about 2AM to 5AM and have fun.( ladyboy guide )

            Other assorted meeting places; Lumpini Park always has street-walking freelancers strolling around the outside fringes of it. The prices for these ladyboys is pretty cheap, but beware pickpockets and the language barriers may be tough as many of these girls can't speak very good english; we have also heard reports that this place is rather danferous so be careful if you choose this route; not recommended.( ladyboy guide )

            Any traveller to bangkok will know about Sukhimvit Road, which is also a street where thai ladyboy hookers have sold their trade for years. However, in recent years there has been a crackdown on hooking on this street, and it is harder and harder to meet ladyboys there now. If you are looking for ladyboys on Sukhimvit, start walking up and down between about soi 5 and Asok road at about 10PM until about 3AM and you are bound to see dozens. Remember, all freelance ladyboys have to be looked at with a bit of suspicion, they don't work in the bars sometime for good personal reasons but also could be because they were not allowed back in after doing something wrong. After 1AM this area is flooded with ladyboys from the Nana bar scene, eating and chatting with friends, but they will go home with you if asked.( ladyboy guide )


            Outside of Nana Plaza at 1AM is a gold mine for asian ladboy lovers and just plain anyone who likes to have fun! This place is where it all happens; ladyboys and ladies getting off their shifts, and all the freelancers from Sukhimvit all converge on that little space between Nana Plaza and the Nana hotel; it is like Mardi Gras every night of the week. If you can't get laid here, you are just not trying hard enough.( ladyboy guide )

            There is also a stretch of New Petchburi Road near the Amari hotel where there are about 20-30 hookers walking every night, some ladies and some ladyboys, and some post-ops. Hard to make out who is who on this wild stretch of road; be warned. This is a 1-mile stretch of road and again, we really don't recommend picking up anyone from the streets of Bangkok that are outside the tourist area's.( ladyboy guide )

(Chiang Mai)


            This is still one place that we have to explore more of; we know that Chiang Mai produces some of the most beautiful ladyboys in the world, but we still don't know where exactly to meet them in this gorgeous city because we have only been here a few times and there are no dedicated go-go bars or places to specifically meet ladyboys. For sure we would recommend the Simon Cabaret, which is the place where we found Dina, Ponlien, Gau and Yoh and so many other beauties that we have here. Just get into a tuk-tuk and tell the guy you want the Simon and he will know where to take you; it's kind of a cruise so don't try to walk it or find it yourself. When the show ends at the end of the night, the girls all gather around the exit of the cabaret and chat and take pics with the tourists; this is the time to go over and chat up these girls, and try to take one home. They are all extremely friendly and nice, and will chat with you no problems. Great place, 30 or more ladyboys working there, and all beauties.( ladyboy guide )

            There was also a small cabaret downtown that we found, near the water fountains and kitty corner with the last fountain in the long row that seperates the main drag of the city. We found Note and Cee in this cabaret, which doubles as a boxing ring the other half of the time. Not a very nice place but you may get lucky and meet one or 2 cute ladyboys  here; we also met Ae and Nan here. ( ladyboy guide )

            We have also heard that there is a thriving ladyboy scene in the university crowd here, but it seems like that would be a tough nut to crack. Getting in friendly with these beautiful CM college kids would be heaven on earth if you could pull it off. Like many university campusus around Thailand, the one at CM has many future shemales going to school there.( ladyboy guide )

            Ponlien from the Simon also told us that there are many ladyboys in Tapar road but we never had the chance to go and check that out. Could be a good place because she says that many of her friends work down there. We have also seen huge groups of ladyboys walking around the downtown area's together late at night, about 20-30 of them inside the old walled city. Some of these girls are freelancers and are VERY young; be careful. Some others work in the cabaret's and are just looking for some spare cash. As usual, the girls that can be found here and actually anywhere in the Chiang Mai area are some of the most beautiful ladyboys in the entire world.( ladyboy guide )

            Tiffany Cabaret; The largest and best cabaret in Pattaya and home to some of the most lovely ladyboys in the Kingdom. The Miss Tiffany is a hit nationwide every year and features the cutest ladyboys in Thailand on the Tiffany stage. This place is on the 2nd road in Pattaya and is worth seeing their high-quality show at least once; but meeting with these girls is sometimes hit-or-miss. Like many cabaret girls, these girls are not very good with english and may appear stand-offish at times. But be friendly and cordial and don't just talk about sex and you may have a chance to take home one of these cuties.( ladyboy guide )

            Alcazar; Similar to the Tiffany Show above, this is another large show in Pattaya which features beautiful ladyboys from all over Thailand. Basically, whatever you see above for Tiffany applies here; if you like Cabaret shows this should be another one on your agenda. Same deal with the ladyboys also; you can take photos and chat up a few and maybe get lucky!( ladyboy guide )

            Jenny Star Bar; Probably the best place to meet asian ladyboys in Pattaya, this bar can be found on Walking Street directly below the Marine Disco; you can't miss the place. Long oval-shaped bar which plays blaring techno at very loud levels; take a stool near the street side and watch from there. Between about 11PM and 2AM 25-30 ladyboys will come and go from this place, some of them extremely hot. 200 baht bar fine here and sometimes nothing at all; the girl will just take off with you. Great place to meet ladyboys; terrible, headache-inducing place to hang around for too long ( ladyboy guide )

            Limmatquoi Bar; In Soi Diamond, halfway up the soi on your left heading up from Walking street. Usually 5 or 6 asian ladyboys hanging around out here so you will know you found the right place when you see that. Very dark in here; always about 15-20 girls working in this place, but we have noticed that the overall quality level has gone down in recent years. Worth checking out just to see it one time and also, there are usually at least a few hotties in there as well.( ladyboy guide )

            Linda Bar; Walking street in Pattaya, about 50 meters up from the Jenny Star and on the same side. This is an old Pattaya institution and it shows on the girls; we have never seen anyone in this bar even remotely worth taking home. Seems to be between 5 and 10 ladyboys per night working in here but they all look like asian drag queens and we recommend against going to this place. Stick with Jenny Star or the freelancers.( ladyboy guide )

            Hi Boss Bar, Soi 6; Also called Soi Yodsak, this is a great street lined with bars up and down both sides and a bit more than halfway down on the left side is the Hi-Boss 2000, owned by Chatchai. Great lounge-type set up with couches and even a dancing pole and hi-backed chairs situated around a long bar. This place could be the best place in Pattaya and we highly recommend a visit here; bar fines are about 200 baht and they have short time rooms right upstairs, you can take a girl up there for an extra 200 for 2 hours and have fun. Talent in here varies buf of the 25 or so that work there nightly at least half are keepers. Check this place out if going to Pattaya, for sure. This bar opens at around 2PM in the afternoon and goes until 1AM; after that the girls can be found hanging around outside.( ladyboy guide )

            Sallys Beer Bar; Run by a ladyboy and her British husband, this beer bar on soi 4 in Jomtien has between 7 and 10 ladyboys and 5 or 6 ladies working in there on a regular basis. Nice place, the owners play good music, and they have a friendly attitude. Good place to meet a young thai ladyboy and take her back to Pattaya with you. We have heard that this place is in flux as of November 2005 and it may be "lady-only" now; we can't be sure so please report back to us if this is the case now.( ladyboy guide )

Other Places to meet Ladyboys in Pattaya;

            Walking the Beach road anytime after 10PM will guarantee you the chance to meet young ladyboys. We can not vouch for the quality of these girls, and remember it is pretty dark down there, but we can tell you that these girls will not put a dent in your wallet. It has also been known to be dangerous down here and the police make frequent sweeps now. Advice; find somewhere else in Pattaya to meet asian ladyboys.( ladyboy guide )

            Sunee Plaza;"behind" the VC hotel on Pattaya 2; This is a famous asian gay area and most of these bars are for gay boys, but we hear that Harrys Bar and some others in here have some cute ladyboys working in them and young also. These fresh-in-from-the-country girls are just being broken in at Pattaya and starting work here. Check ID cards on these girls and the beach road as well and avoid problems. Kaos has young and cute ladyboys in transition but that place is always in flux; same as Sundance and Euro Boys you can usually meet 2 or 3 young [sometimes too young, be extra careful] ladyboys in there, as long as the cops are not having yet another raid. Advice; walk through Sunee and check it out, you may get lucky; you may also get in trouble so play it safe.( ladyboy guide )



(Patong Beach)

            Soi Bangla; The center of all the action on the island of Phuket, this is the place you want to be in this wonderful island, the number one place in the world to have fun and meet ladyboys at the same time. Begin on Soi Bangla, which is the main strip that divides this beach resort down the center. There are always freelancer ladyboys on this great street between about 9PM and 2AM; you don't even have to look; don't worry, they will find you.( ladyboy guide )

            On the left-hand side coming up from the beach road is a large cluster of bars called the Soi Andaman Queen based on the large sign out front which you can not miss. This place is also called Soi Katoey and Soi Crocodile; just ask anyone and they will know where it is. As you enter the Soi, there are 2 beer bars on the left side and 1 on the right that are ladyboy-only, and they also inter-mingle with the patrons sitting at the tables in the middle of the soi. This is all one big carnival of ladyboys, as on any given night you will see between 30 and 40 very beautiful ladyboys walking around looking for dates. A truly amazing place. There are also the occassional post-op mixed in here so always ask first, and once you walk towards the rest rooms in the rear it is all Lady-Only.( ladyboy guide )

            At the end of the Soi, there is a small cabaret called the Andaman Queen, hence the name of the Soi. Some very beautiful ladyboys work in here and it is a great place to watch a very camp drag show. Some of the girls look awesome under all that makeup and this is where we discovered our very first model, Emmy.

            A bit further up Soi Bangla from the beach is the Tiger Disco complex, also on your left-hand side. 4th beer bar down inside this complex is called Cocktails and Dreams Bar; this is also ladyboy only and has between 25-30 girls there every night. This is run by our good friend Nick and we are always sending him customers and vice versa! We really appreciate the relationship that we have with the management there and we wish them and their girls the best of luck always. From our point of view there is no better beer bar on the entire planet in which to meet beautiful ladyboys. Cheap drinks, friendly staff, and "lady drinks are the same as customer drinks" make this place especially inviting, and there is no hard sell from the girls, Nick just does not allow it. Your number one must-see destination when you are heading to Phuket and a ladyboy scene institution.( ladyboy guide )


            Royal Paradise Complex; This complex of hotels and bars and cabarets is the main gay area of Patong, but that doesn't mean you can not get laid here. On any given night there are 30-50 ladyboys strolling the grounds here, and indeed many of the ladyboys on Phuket live right in this very complex.( ladyboy guide )

            The Tangmo; a great place on the left-hand side as you go in the 'Entrance' side of the one-way Paradise complex. Large cabaret, nice place with nice decor, and usually 15 ladyboys or more putting on a good show here nightly. Friendly people and the manager Tak is very nice and will take care of you. This place is gay most of the time, and they have 2 shows with ladyboys in them; it is not a strictly ladyboy bar. Many many transitional ladyboys work here, young 18 and 19 year old ladyboys just in from the country and starting off on their journey into being ladyboys. If you like that style, you will like it here.( ladyboy guide )


            My Way; Another gay dicso like the Tangmo, across the street and down about 50 meters on the opposite side.this place is loaded with boys 75% of the time but for 2 shows per night they bring in the 10-15 ladyboys who put on a great show. Some real cute ladyboys worh in here and they are all very approachable and nice.

            Boat Bar; Almost exclusively gay, this place nonetheless has some ladyboy shows once in a while. Great place if you are gay and have interest in boys, but kind of a dead zone for ladyboys. Same side as the My Way, on the corner and across from the Royal Paradise hotel. Very famous gay hang-out, known worldwide.( ladyboy guide )

            Simon Cabaret; On the road that leads towards Karon beach but only about 2 miles from Soi Bangla is the Simon Cabaret. Without a doubt some of the most beautiful ladyboys in all of Thailand work here and in their sister cabaret, the Simon Chiang Mai. This one is very popular with the tourists and employs about 40 beautiful ladyboys and post-ops. Beauties like Aoh and Amy and Ji all work here, and that is just a fraction of the talent here. Go there and watch the show and then chat up the girls outside; you will see they are all charming and lovely.( ladyboy guide )

            The Beach Road; This name speaks for itself and is obviously easy to find. Only one problem; many of the girls that work here have been banished from the Soi Bangla bars and are working here because they have no where else to go. Not ALL the girls of course, but some. With that said, you CAN find cute ladyboys on the beach road for sure. They hang around on both sides of the street between the KFC and Bangla between about 11PM and 3AM. Good prices down here; just be careful for your wallet. About 15-25 thai ladyboys walking this strip in the dry season.( ladyboy guide )

            Just in case you missed the count there, we just showed you an example of the places you can meet ladyboys and about how many are in each place; the total of this list was over 150 ladyboys! And we are being conservative; for a very small place, Phuket Island has a very large concentration of ladyboys! Follow this page, and check out all the updates we have devoted to this lovely island paradise inside the website. AsianTS fully endorses any trip you may be considering in taking to Phuket, it is a great place!( ladyboy guide )

(Koh Samui)

            This is a place that we had an extinsive vist to in late 2003 but that was the last time we have seen it, the scene could be much better now. . From what we saw then, Chewang Beach is the place to be, and the Christys Cabaret show has a ton of ladyboys hanging out before, during, and after the show. The scene on the main drag in front of this cabaret has about 20 ladyboys cruising the streets looking for dates, and many more inside. However, this was really the ONLY place we could find that has a large concentration of  ladyboys. There was another smaller cabaret down the street not too far from Christy's, but we only saw 4 or 5 drag queens out there one night. There is also a smattering of ladyboys working in beer bars here and in Lamai, but good luck meeting them. You can also meet ladyboys after midnight in Chewang at the great Soi Mango strip of beer bars and discos, which for some reason never felt the pinch of the nationwide "morals" crackdown and can stay open until 3AM. One tip; stay away from The Reggea Bar; AsianTS does not endorse this place in any way, one of our employee's tried getting in here with his ladyboy date one night and the bouncers stopped them and said "no Ladyboys allowed". Places like that should go out of business.( ladyboy guide ) Enjoying nightlife in Pattaya...

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