Pattaya is 147 kilometres southeast of Bangkok, and faces the Thai Gulf. It is Asia’s premier beach resort, and caters with equal appeal to families, couples and single visitors. One of the largest centres of tourism in Thailand, with some 5 million visitors arriving in 2004. Vacationers pay a visit to for a lot of reasons such as luxury hotels, outstanding purchasing lovely beaches, reasonable rates, friendly men and women. Other people come for the globe renowned night life and prostitution.
Its lengthy curving beach is one of its attraction, stretching to the south, the hill rises and extends properly into the sea. There is a excellent panoramic view of gorgeous Pattaya bay from the hill best temple
All key water sports are on provide from many outlets along the beach. There is windsurfing, jet and water-skiing, scuba diving readily offered. You can also charter deep sea fishing from one particular of numerous areas near the pier. There are 3 bowling centres, go karts, bungee jumping, several golf courses, and even an International Formula 3 Racing circuit.
For the shoppers, there is trendy boutiques and shops of prepared created garments, handicrafts, silk, paintings, gemstones, jewellery and trinkets which are centred in the primary street of Central and South Pattaya.
Muay Thai Thai Boxing matches aimed at the tourists and can be seen at several of the open air beer bar complexes.
Sunni Plaza, The Boyztown, and Jomtien Complex areas are well-known for their many cabarets, gay nightclubs, and go-go clubs. Pattaya is identified for its cabaret revues featuring kathoeys male to female transsexuals, with Tiffany’s and Alcazar being the largest and most elaborate.
The night life caters primarily for the foreigners, some of this is unrelated to prostitution, the central Pattaya Beach Area is known as a destination for sex tourism. The city has hundreds of night-clubs, discotheques, beer bars, go go bars. Virtually all of these are venues for in some type. Most notably, nightclubs and discos are venues for freelancers. There are also several huge massage parlors. Since the social order crackdown of 2004, there are quite handful of sex shows. Go go dancers could be noticed totally nude, topless or in bikinis on various days or weeks.
The Nongnooch Tropical Garden are a tourist attraction in natural surroundings. Nongnooch Village gardens with flowering plants orchids and orchids, mangoes and other varieties of flora. There is also a Thai Cultural Centre show casing the art of Thai performing art, martial arts, folk sports, zoo and performances by elephants. Thai style teak wood homes are also accessible for rent