Pattaya Beach, located on the eastern coast of Thailand, is considered a wonderful must-visited place. Visitors can actually enjoy such a wealth of experiences that they will never be bored in this destination.
Pattaya is situated in such a heavily industrial eastern seaboard zone, this city attracts millions of seekers from all around the world. Famous for its colourful nightlife, Pattaya features an array of options from simple to more discretionary activities which are available on trips to Thailand.
Pattaya Beach is well-known for many more interesting things in this 4 km crescent of coastline than just sand and sea. In fact, the beach is not only the featured attraction but also a home of a huge number of speedboats, jet skis and parasails as well as floating restaurants and diving boats. Therefore, visitors can actually enjoy such a wealth of experiences that they will never be bored in this destination.
Known as a small fishing village, Pattaya started to develop strongly in the 1960s when it became the hub for relaxation and rest for American servicemen during the Vietnam War. Evolving into a famous beach resort, Pattaya’s fishing huts were later replaced with retail stores and hotels, including Asia’s largest beachfront mall - the Central Festival Pattaya Beach Mall which is situated in central Pattaya.
There are some activities that travelers usually take part in when reaching this eastern beach. Along with simply soaking up the sun in one of many lounge chairs, seekers can get in the water to parasail, jet ski or windsurf. If you are interested in learning about the seaside environment, the Underwater World aquarium is a wonderful place for you to explore, especially if you are traveling with children.
Sunset at Pattaya Beach
Pattaya’s Bay area is divided into two main beaches. Pattaya Beach, expanding 3 kilometers, runs parallel to Pattaya’s city centre, restaurants and features hotels, shops and different types of bars along Beach Road which faces the bay. Jomtien Beach is situated further south and is more serene, moreover, attracts water sport enthusiasts. With a nearby tower and amusement park which entertain children, Jomtien is a prominent choice. Separating these two beaches is the magnificent Buddha Hill. This is one of the highest points in Pattaya. The hill’s summit features the largest Buddhist statue found in Pattaya and a Chinese - style sacred area dedicated to Confucius and Lao - zi. Pattaya offers museums, galleries, theme parks, animal attractions, and golf courses, as well as various festivals and events along with beaches, tiny islands, shopping, and nightlife. Pattaya can easily make a great stopover for a memorable holiday on Thailand tours.
Nightlife in Pattaya
Pattaya Beach is also famous for much more the beach activities and nightlife. There are world-renowned shows, remarkable cultural and religious sites, unique museums and exhibits and excellent views. From the weird and wonderful to the thrilling and exciting to the calm and contemplative; there is something to see and do for whatever mood you are in. If you wish to take part in the amazing beach activities, it is recommended to visit Pattaya Beach from November to March.