|Location||About 150 kilometers south-east to Bangkok, in Chonburi province|
|Accessibility||Good through Bangkok|
Pattaya has number of tourist attractions. More well-known among these are featured below:
World renowned Alcazar or Tiffany show is a not-to-miss feature of Pattaya. The tourists are entertained with music, dances and various shows played by gorgeous actors. The show has been the source of delight to the audiences for decades. The lighting and sound DTS system are praised by one and all. The show is hosted in a Grand Beautiful Theatre, assisted by most modern computer systems, with a capacity of 1200 seats.
The Elephant Village is actually an assemblage of elephant herds, which have been the backbone of heavy work in the forests of Thailand. The event includes the remarkable demonstration of activities like elephant capture, their normal life, training and feeding. People can also ride on the elephants. The place is easily accessible by taxi or bus. Conventional food and old-fashioned cart ride is also available in the village.
Million Year Stone Park, which is very popular among nature lovers, is not only a living museum of animal, vegetation and mineral kingdoms but also presents amusing and exhilarating shows like crocodile shows, magical performance and Thai martial arts. These facilities have made the Park hit among children too.
Sanctuary of Truth
The colossal temple-like structure, located on seashore at Laem Ratchawet on Na Klua Road, is entirely made of wood. Featuring exquisite architecture, the structure was made with the vision that the evolution of human civilisation has been attained and nurtured by philosophical truth.
The Bottle Museum
Located at a distance of 145 km of Highway No. 3, the Bottle Museum specialises in glass bottles, containing exquisitely crafted creations, including the normal vessels. The displays are the works of the Dutch master Peter Bedelais. The Museum is popular amidst the admirers of crafts and constantly attracts them.
No mention of Pattaya is complete without beaches. Some parts of the beach are crowded and vibrant, while some are largely tranquil. The busy sections have facilities like shops, bars, restaurants, discotheques, and spa resorts. They take care of full enjoyment of the visitors. Tourists who are fond of solitude can find refuge in tranquil sections.
Pattaya shopping is mostly concentrated on Beach Road, Pattaya '2' Road and the region between South and Central Pattaya. Pattaya presents wide selection of goods like gems, tailor-made suits, readymade garments, leatherware, souvenirs, furniture, etc.
Pattaya is loved by those fond of making merry in nights. Bars, discos, cabaret, clubs, massage parlors Pattaya's has an array of options. No surprise then that Pattaya lures thousands of visitors, most of whom love nightlife. South Pattaya is specially known for it's nightlife.
Pattaya offers a range of spa treatments to the visitors. Thai spa massage is known all over the world for it's therapeutic effects, particularly in providing relief in muscular stiffness and pain. Many quality spas in the region serve the tourists and also present before them variety of spa massage services.
|Dry||November to February|
|Wet||March to May|
|Rainy||June to October|
How To Reach
Different means of reaching Pattaya are as follows:
Pattaya has U-Tapo Airport located at Sattahip. Crafts plying between Bangkok and Koh Samui halt at U-Tapo.
A train runs between Bangkok and Pattaya, taking five hours to complete the journey.
Buses operate between Pattaya and Bangkok. One can also move on rented cars.
Accommodation & Dining
» All type of accommodation easily available
» Large number of food shops and restaurants
» Every variety of food available - Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, Oriental, Seafood