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256/24-26 Moo 5,North Pattaya,
Pattaya-Naklua Road Soi 20,
Pattaya, Chonburi,20150
Thailand
Tel:+66 38 371 281-90
Fax: + 66 38 370 322
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Pattaya offers a wide range of things to do, starting from its beautiful beach and islands surroundings, top attractions within the city, and other sports and outdoor activities.

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Attractions

Jomtien Beach
Jomtien Beach this 6-kilometers long, largely straight beach, some 4 kilometers south of Pattaya, is the most notable of several beaches south of the resort. The beach is popular with windsurfs and waterspouts enthusiasts, largely because the area enjoys brisk and fresh breezes sweeping inland from the Thai Gulf, and because the seas are less congested with boats than is Pattaya Bay.
Jomtien is also a major residential area with beachside hotels, bunga low complexes, condominiums and restaurants.

   

Pattaya Beach
Pattaya Beach some 4 kilometers long, this beach faces Pattaya Bay, the major venue from where boats visit Pattaya's offshore islands. The beach curves from north to south and is largely paralleled by a tree-lined promenade and beach road, which is lined, in the northern and central parts, by hotels and restaurants.
The northern section of the beach is largely tranquil, while the central and southern parts become increasingly lively, thanks to a juxtaposition of shops, department stores, boutiques, beauty salons, supermarkets, bars, discotheques, restaurants and night clubs. The central area of the beach is a major shopping area, while the southern end is one of Pattaya's major nightlife areas.

   

Wong Prachan Beach
Won Prachan Beach is on the northern side of Pattaya Bay. The 1-kilometer beach shares the same entrance as the Central Wong Amat Hotel. A quiet spot, the beach is ideal for swimming and relaxation.

   

Larn Island
Koh Larn situated to the West of Pattaya Strait, about 7.7 Kilometers from the shore, covering an area of about 4 square kilometers, popularly known as Coral Island and is 45 minutes by ferry or 20 minutes by speed boat from Pattaya Beach.
There are beautiful beaches, clear water, and an abundance of coral. Visitors can view the coral either from a glass-bottom boat or by diving down directly. A well-known beach is at Ta Waen Beach in the northern part of the Island, a 750 meters stretch of white sand with many stalls andshops. Sightseeing boats mostly dock in this area.
There are also Laemtien Beach and Samae Beach on the south-western side, each beach spanning a length of 700 and 100 meters respectively.Both are regarded as beautiful and interesting sports, especially Laemtien Beach which has remained exceptionally clean and tranquil. There are now a few stores servisitors. Ta Pan Beach on the western part of the island is 500 meters in length with make-shift lodging available.
On Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, sightseeing boats usually dock along this beach all the way to Laemtie where there is coral. On the southern part is Nual Beach 450 meters in length. On this beach a hotel which accommodates a large number of tourists. This is another good place for viewing coral.

   

Phai Group Island
Koh Phai Group of islands is comprised of Koh Phai, Koh Manvichai, Koh leom, Koh Klung Badan etc., Koh Phai being the largest. The islands are presently under the supervision of the Royal Navy. The Koh Phai groups of islands are situated at a distance about 13 kilometers from Pattaya and takes 2 hours to reach by boat. There is a lighthouse on top of a hill at Koh Phai. Visitor's can enjoy relaxing-moments, swimming, fishing and diving down to view the coral.

   

Krok Island
Koh Krok a small island covering an area of 0.05 square kilo -
meters, approximately 8 kilometers from the shore. The island comprises mostly rocks. Only one sandy-beach on the east of the island is Koh Krok beach which is only 100 meters in length. This is an ideal place for coral viewing.

   
Sak Island
Koh Sak some 10 kilometers west of Pattaya strait or 600 meters away from Koh Larn. Koh Sak is another Small Island shaped like a horseshoe with an area of 0.05 square kilometers. It has two beaches, one on the northern cover 250 meters in length, and area in which boats usually stop for tourists to swim and another one on the southern part of the island opposite the first island, with a pathway linking the two beaches, a small beach 80 meters in length. A coral is found at the area in front of the beach. Skin-diving is also possible in this vicinity.
   

Underwater World Pattaya
is the largest and most modern ocean aquarium in Asia, with a 100-meter-long, 6.4-centimeter-thick Plexiglas pedestrian tunnel through an underwater environment filled with dozens of marine species.

The new theme park covers a total area of 12-rai and is housed in a structure similar to a large circus tent. This enables the place to have natural light that nurtures the algae. The aquarium houses more than 4,000 marine animals, comprising more than 200 different species from the region as well as some rare creatures from overseas. Also a rare shovelnose ray, a hybrid between a shark and a stingray.

Location: Sukhumvit Highway, south-west of Pattaya, just 200 meters south of Tesco Lotus in South Pattaya.
Operation hours: Daily from 09.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.
Admission fee: 360 Baht for foreigners
Contact: Underwater World Pattaya Co., Ltd. 22/22 M.11 Sukhumvit Road, Nongprue, Banglamung Chonburi 20260 Tel: +66 38 756859

   

Khao Pratamnak or Khao Phrabat
is a small hill to the South of Pattaya Beach. An asphalt road leads up to the hilltop. Khao Pratamnak is now the site of the Naval radio station where the monument of Krom Luang Chumpon Khet Udomsak, the Father of Royal Thai Navy, is situated. A sacred Buddha image is also enshrined on the hilltop. The view pint on the hilltop offers a panoramic view of Pattaya City and Pattaya Bay.

   

Mini Siam
located at Km. 143 on Highway No.3, is a wonderland of miniature replicas of such outstanding architectural works as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Democracy Monument, Bridge over the River Kwai, Prasat Hin Phimai, etc. Replicals of places of world significance are also displayed in the “miniworld” area. These include the Tower Bridge, Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and Trevi Fountain.

Operation hours:
Daily from 07.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.

Admission fee:
200 baht
Contact:
387 M.6 Sukhumvit Road (Km 143) Pattaya Chonburi 20150 Tel +66 38 421628, 424232, 726201-2

   

Wat Phra Yai
was constructed in 1977 and the biggest Buddha image named ‘Phra Phuttha Sukhothai Walaichonlatharn’ known as ‘Luang Pho Yai’ in Chon Buri is enshrined there. Its width is 5 wahs and 9 inches with its 9-wah and 9-inche height. In the temple area, there are daily attitudes of Buddha images located around.

   

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden
About 18 kilometers south of Pattaya, with a left turn Sukhumvit Road at Km.163, is Nong Nooch Tropical Garden a sprawling recreation park in typical Thai settings. Groups of traditional Thai houses and gardens of different flowering plants are dotted around the beautifully landscaped site. There are daily cultural and elephant shows attracting crowds of delighted visitors Show times are 10.15 a.m. and 3.45 p.m.

Operation hours:
Daily from 08.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.

Admission fee:
300 Baht
Contact:
Pattaya Office 34/1 M.7 Najomtien, Sattahip, Chonburi Tel. +66 (038) 429321, 422958, 238158-60
Bangkok Office Tel. +66 (02) 252-1786, 252-9975

   

Pattaya at Night
The variety of nighttime activities continuing until dawn is so diverse that every person would easily find diversions appealing to individual tastes and moods. Most likely any fantasy can be fulfilled, especially after sunset. After dark, the extension of Beach road in South Pattaya turns into a promenade (disallowed only for public transport), transformed into one of the hottest nightspot. A hunting ground beaming with neon lights and music, where fellow holiday-makers youths & aged alike, find an endless array of dining, shopping or entertainment establishments.

Worthy of notice is the disco in Pattaya. A disco is not just a dance palace, but more of a hi-tech extravaganza filled with flashing lights, trendy music, and fun loving crowds. Pattaya is famous for its incredible nightlife activities, and South Pattaya is the jewel in its crown outshining the rest with an incredible array of things to see and do. One can enjoy Thai-boxing or some glaring erotic shows, a wide variety of fascinating shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, discos and other pleasurable establishments, side-by-side with all kinds of shopping. The only required skill is that of time management, so one can experience all the wonders and be on time for what is next.