Known for being walkable and family-friendly, the Central Pattaya neighborhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and bars. In addition to its festivals, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. Take in the natural beauty of the sea and beaches—or broaden your horizons with some local theater and live music. Hotels and holiday apartments in Central Pattaya provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Pattaya area.
Sightseeing around Central Pattaya
Some top local attractions include the museums, theaters, and water park. Study the collections at Art in Paradise, Ripley's Believe It or Not, or World Gems Collection. You can check out the local talent at Alcazar Cabaret, Tiffany's Show, and Tuxedo Magic Theatre. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Big Buddha Temple, The Sanctuary of Truth, and Wat Yan Temple. Hours of family fun are waiting at Hard Rock Cafe, Mini Siam, and Underwater World Pattaya.
Shopping, swimming, and surfing are just a few things to do in the area. Dip your toes in the water and soak up the sun at Pattaya Beach, Crescent Moon Beach, and Uthong Beach. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like Pattaya Hill, Mabprachan Lake, and Three Kingdoms Park. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Big C Extra, Central Festival Pattaya Beach, and King Power Duty Free Mall. Central Center Pattaya, Royal Garden Plaza, or Big C South Pattaya will provide yet another welcomed diversion.
A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Anek Kuson Sala and Buddha Mountain. Walking Street, Bottle Art Museum, and Pattaya Pier are other top spots to see.
Getting around Central Pattaya
The Utapao (UTP-Utapao Intl.) airport is 18.7 miles (30.1 km) from Central Pattaya. Bangkok (BKK-Suvarnabhumi Intl.) is the next closest airport, 52.9 miles (85.1 km) away.