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Things To Do In Pattaya

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  • Reserve your favourite excursion on Expedia for a great price, and you will still have enough cash for a fancy hotel or luxurious dinner while you're visiting. The things to do in Pattaya are not only among the best, but they won't bust your budget. We have 25 things to do here, and you can get them starting at £9.
  • Pattaya is a favourite among adventurers. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for the next holiday to Pattaya to learn about local culture and explore the best things to do. The top things to do can grab the interest of even well-versed travellers, and that includes savvy visitors like you. Our list includes a wide variety of entertainment and excitement. From once in a lifetime opportunities like a Jungle Trekking & Elephant Ride Half-Day Tour to one-of-a kind ways to check out the best this area has to give like a Koh Larn Coral Island Day Trip with Lunch, there is an abundance of possibilities to choose from when you check out the best tours and excursions here at Expedia.

You'll want some planning to fully explore Pattaya, particularly when you long to pack in trips to museums and outdoor activities. And we realise you don't plan to sleep all day遥ou're excited to get out and play. You're eager to sign up for the top activities around, and a quiet day exploring local neighbourhoods is always time well spent. Our activities are the best way to organise your getaway. Book professionally guided tours on Expedia, and you may find all that you are seeking and more.

Things to Do in Pattaya

One of Thailand’s most vibrant resorts, Pattaya is a popular destination for holidaymakers who want to let their hair down and party. Packed full of bars, clubs, restaurants and shops, Pattaya is built around a large, crescent shaped bay and boasts a variety of watersports and activities. Picturesque islands lie in the waters just off of Pattaya, offering visitors great beaches where they can sunbathe, snorkel and enjoy a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Pattaya

North Pattaya – One of the more upmarket areas of the resort, North Pattaya is located at the top end of the main beach. Slightly quieter than other areas of the city, North Pattaya offers a great selection of restaurants and bars as well as easy access to the beach.

South Pattaya – The resort’s main nightlife hub, South Pattaya is where you’ll find most of the area’s bars, clubs and restaurants. With revellers partying well into the wee hours, this is a great destination for anyone who wants to experience the hedonistic side of Thailand’s first beach resort.

Naklua – Home to many of Pattaya’s high end hotels, Naklua, to the north of Pattaya, boasts quiet beaches, a laid back atmosphere and a wealth of tourist friendly amenities. Though quieter than central Pattaya, Naklua still has a good choice of bars and restaurants, most of which are clustered around the main road leading to downtown Pattaya.

Jomtien – With its laid-back atmosphere and gay-friendly beach, Jomtien is a popular choice for western travellers looking to soak up the sun and enjoy a slower pace of life.

Things to See in Pattaya

As Pattaya has been a popular beach resort since the 1960s, many of its most prominent sights and attractions have been specially built with holidaymakers in mind. One of the best known landmarks in the resort is Walking Street, the road at the heart of Pattaya’s main tourist area and a must see during your Thai beach break. Pattaya Beach itself is also well worth a look, as is the quieter Jomtien Beach just to the south of the resort. If you want to find out more about Pattaya’s history and culture, take a trip to see the Sanctuary of Truth, the statue on the top of Buddha Hill or the Wat Yanasangwararam Woramahawihan.

Things to Do in Pattaya

Thanks to the number of visitors that flock to Pattaya every year, the resort boasts a fantastic choice of things to do. As well as bars, restaurants and clubs, you’ll also find a good choice of theme parks, water parks, zoos and museums. Visit eastern Thailand’s only vineyard, try your hand at jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing or windsurfing on the resort’s beach or visit one of the many cabaret’s that take place in Pattaya’s central district. If you want to get out and about, head to one of the golf courses in the nearby area to enjoy a round or two in the sun.