A walkable neighborhood, Naklua Bay is known for being family-friendly and relaxing, while offering convenient options for restaurants and seafood. Take in the natural beauty of the sea, beaches, and gardens—or broaden your horizons with some local live music. Naklua Bay is a great home base for exploring the greater Pattaya area, especially with so many hotels and apartments to choose from.
Sightseeing around Naklua Bay
Study the collections at Bottle Art Museum, World Gems Collection, or Art in Paradise. You can buy tickets to live performances at Tuxedo Magic Theatre, Tiffany's Show, and Alcazar Cabaret. The Sanctuary of Truth, Big Buddha Temple, and Ko Sichang Lighthouse are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Mini Siam, The Million Years Stone Park and Pattaya Crocodile Farm, and Hard Rock Cafe are family favorites.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping, swimming, and taking a tour. Soak up some sun at Crescent Moon Beach, Pattaya Beach, and Uthong Beach. Local parks like Mabprachan Lake, Pattaya Hill, and Three Kingdoms Park are peaceful spots. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Central Center Pattaya, Big C Extra, or Central Festival Pattaya Beach.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Wat Yan Temple, Anek Kuson Sala, and Buddha Mountain. You can also check out King Power Duty Free Mall, Royal Garden Plaza, and Ripley's Believe It or Not.
Getting around Naklua Bay
Learn about your options for water transportation at the marina.
Utapao (UTP-Utapao Intl.) is the closest major airport, 22.8 miles (36.7 km) from Naklua Bay. Bangkok (BKK-Suvarnabhumi Intl.) is the next closest airport, 48.5 miles (78.1 km) away.