Pattaya Hotels and Guide
Pattaya - Thailand's capital of fun, is a hedonists paradise.
A top tourist destination with excellent accommodaton, quality food superb golf
courses, watersports and a nightlife that is legendary...
In recent years
families, groups and business travellers have also discovered Pattaya's attractions
from extensive sports facilities to offbeat museums and lush botanical gardens,
providing a holiday destination second to none...
Be sure to check out the Instant
Confirmation pages and our own Recommendations.
If you are coming to Pattaya
2nd Road and North
Hill or Jomtien
Beach areas, we also have special dedicated websites
with lots of detailed information. See the links below.
everything at really reasonable prices. Scuba diving, parasailing, fishing, sailing,
windsurfing, banana boat riding, jet skiing.... You can learn to sail, hire snorkelling
equipment or take a scuba course and go diving around some of Pattaya's offshore
islands. Jomtien beach is Thailand's No. 1 windsurfing spot.
Then there's horse-riding, bungee jumping, paintball and world-class golf courses
within easy reach. The Siam Country Club, one of the best golf courses in the
Kingdom, is just 10 kilometres from the Beach Road.
Gardens, odd museums like Ripley's "Believe It Or Not " Elephant demonstrations,
Vegas type shows, Underwater World and Amusement Parks.
Or why not simply hire
a boat or take a snorkelling trip around one of the offshore islands like Koh
Larn. (See attractions)
4 kilometre beach road contains one long entertainment district, but South Pattaya
still provides the legendary afterdark reputation. It's not all just go go bars
and loud music in Pattaya, there are trendy restaurants, piano bars, music clubs,
karaoke and the famed flamboyant transvestite cabaret shows. Check out Pattaya
Pattaya has some surprisingly fashionable boutiques and
shops selling clothes, silk, coral and shells, paintings, handicrafts, gemstones,
jewellry and souvenirs. These shops are located mostly around the main street
of South Pattaya and inside the upmarket hotels. Prices are fair and all visitors
are eagerly welcome.
Looking for ethnic Thai items? Try the Thai handicraft
Market..open into the night...
to get there
Hire a car and drive from
Bangkok (it takes around two and half hours.)
Air-conditioned buses run regularly
Travelling around Pattaya
is easy. Lots of minibuses run around the Beach Road and Pattaya 2nd Road in a
circuit. Fares are 5 Baht per person per ride. These cabs stop quickly at the
wave of a hand. One hops on and may often share the cab with other riders. It
costs only about a dollar to get from one end of town to the other.
If you want to explore Pattayas surrounding countryside
and beaches you can hire motorcycles, jeeps or cars. Shop
around for the best deals and make sure you have insurance.
Please note, despite advice to the contrary, there is no
insurance when riding a motorcycle in Thailand.
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