Pattaya is located on the east coast gulf of Thailand and offers some of the best beaches having been voted as one of the best and most successful beach resorts in the world. Pattaya attracts more than 5 million visitors each year and has become a hot spot for all types of tourists from families to couples. Plus the great thing about staying in Pattaya is that Bangkok is only a 90minute drive away making it a great day trip.
In this blog post we take a look at what this amazing city has to offer and why tourists keep visiting year after year.
Activities & Entertainment:
Pattaya offers a wide variety of activities night and day which will help keep you entertained for hours on end. Activities include; windsurfing, water skiing, snorkelling, skydiving, bungee jumping, go-karting, Muay Thai (Thai boxing) and even a chance to swim with dolphins at the Sanctuary of Truth; whatever you’re looking for Pattaya is sure to offer it.
Once night time falls the City of Pattaya offers a lively and buzzing atmosphere with plenty of restaurants, cocktail lounges, nightclubs and karaoke bars; there is definitely no shortage of fun, neon lights and plenty of music for your entertainment.
Sit back and take in the sunshine at some of Pattaya’s local beaches offering a serene and tranquil atmosphere; the Jomtien beach offers over 6km of golden sands surrounded by tropical palm trees and offers a host of first rate water sport facilities.
If you’re looking for some great bargains then Pattaya offers a diverse shopping scene with shopping centres lined up along the beach where you can find great handicrafts, gems and hand-tailored clothing outlets.
Make sure to taste some of the local cuisine on offer with a selection of restaurants serving up some of Thailand’s freshest seafood. Plus with a high number of expat foreigners in Pattaya there is an excellent selection of authentic eateries serving French, Italian, German, Arabic and plenty more cuisines available to please the whole family.
Across Asia and Australasia Pattaya has been voted the #1 golfing destination. The IAGTO which a leading golf association in the world and accounts for 80% of all golf tourist bookings voted Pattaya as the top golfing destination with over 20 golf courses.