Pattaya - A Popular Beach Getaway in Thailand
Ripleys Believe it or not Museum - Photo Courtesy Prathit Bhobe
Pattaya is a renowned beach destination and getaway ex-Bangkok (150 kms). Pattaya is renowned for hotels, beach side resorts, pubs, restaurants, nightlife and a range of activities and adventure sports. Major attractions here comprise golf with 21 Golf courses in within 1 hour drive.
Other attractions in Pattaya include The Million Years Stone Park, Pattaya Crocodile Farm, Pattaya Park Beach Resort Water Park, Funny Land Amusement Park, Siriporn Orchid Farm, Silverlake Winery, the Thai Alangkarn Theater Pattaya (cultural show), Bottle Art Museum and Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum.
Underwater World is another attraction here where there is a collection of marine species in the Gulf of Thailand including sharks and stingrays.
Pattaya offers adventure activities sich as scuba diving, firearms shooting, wind surfing, speedboats, deep-sea fishing, water scooters, water-skiing, parasailing, or the various air sports of flying motor-propelled gliders, gliding ultra-lights.
Pattaya is often referred to as the sleeze capital of Thailand with a lot of guests arriving for its night life, debauchery and erotic live entertainment on offer.
Pattaya has a number of exclusive destination resorts that are often very popular corporate getaways ex-Major cities of India and South East Asia.
Pattaya has a number of Islands around it that offers a more exclusive experience.
Pattaya has developed into a well rounded beach destination and is one of the most renowned, most accessible and most visited beach destination of Thailand.