Pattaya has a long white sandy beach of 3km. Visitors can come here to enjoy various water activities, or take a ferry boat or hydrofoil to enjoy leisurely fun. For those who like quiet atmosphere, they can head to Jomtien Beach, which also has golden sunshine, soft sand and clear water, but it is much quieter than Pattaya. Visitors can also rent a boat and visit the Pattaya Bay. It takes only 45 minutes by boat to reach Koh Larn and Ko Sak on the twin islands.
In addition to enjoying the sunny beaches, Pattaya also has other rich tourist resources: Nong Nooch Tropical Garden where you can watch the elephant show; Pattaya Elephant Villape where you can ride the elephant; Sanctuary of Truth where there are beautiful teak carvings; Ripley’s Believe It or Not! where search the world’s quirky collection; Mini Siam which miniaturely copy the world famous landscape; the realistic 3D art gallery etc., which are definitely worth your visit.
Top 5 must-see attractions in Pattaya:
The Coral Islands, Koh Larn, Pattaya: With clear water and a variety of water activities, it is a must-see attraction for visitors from Pattaya.
Pattaya Beach: The liveliest beach in Pattaya where most of the tourists gather together.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden: A park that combines beautiful gardens and elephant performances.
The Sanctuary of Truth: A temple made of teak to show exquisite wood carving techniques. There are dolphin performances every day in the temple, which is a good place to experience traditional Thai culture.
Pattaya Walking Street: The entertainment center of Pattaya, which makes Pattaya the world-famous red-light district.
Best places for shopping in Pattaya:
Large department stores are mainly located in Pattaya Second Road and Haibin Road. The most popular stores for shopping are Royal Garden Shopping Plaza; Central Festival, the Pattaya’s largest department store; King Power Pattaya Complex; Pattaya Outlet Mall; The Avenue Pattaya, etc. and even shopping in Pattaya is not much different from that of in Bangkok. All brands and products are available.
Nightlife in Pattaya:
In Thailand, where gambling is banned, “Pattaya” is synonymous with “pornography.” When night falls, the curtain of nightlife is opened here. The most famous nightlife experience venue is undoubtedly the Pattaya Walking Street. There are many bars, and the so many tourists are gathering here. In addition, there are many open-air bars on the 2nd road in Pattaya. There are many American and European tourists sitting in the bar. They are more interested in drinking and enjoying the pole dancing performance with the beautiful ladies. Besides, Airport Club, Mixx Discotheque, -5 Ice Bar, Tiffany’s Show Pattaya etc. are also great choices for nightlife in Pattaya.
Restaurants to enjoy delicious local food in Pattaya:
Most of the restaurants in Pattaya are located on the bustling Pattaya Second Road and the Waterfront Road, where you can taste international cuisine and succulent seafood dishes. It is especially recommended to choose a restaurant on the beachfront road, because you can taste the delicious seafood while enjoying the beautiful sunset and blowing the sea breeze. And here are some popular restaurants in Pattaya that are worthy your taste: Je Daeng Restaurant, Nam Sing Restaurant, Rim Talay Seafood & Steak, Hung Sing Restaurant, Mum Aroi Naklua etc.
Have a visit to Pattaya now, you will enjoy your trip there.