This is truly a city that never sleeps. The things to do in Pattaya at night, exciting day time activities on the beach, historical sites to see, cultural attractions, sport facilities such as its splendid golf courses and family friendly hotels with water parks means this is much more than just a party town. Your resort would most probably be able to arrange sightseeing tours and so would one of many tour operators in the area. As your best hotels in Thailand travel guide we share some of the city's biggest attractions.
Go-Go Bars, cabaret shows, beer bars, restaurants and massage parlors are available by the dozens. The raunchy nightlife scene in Pattaya's Walking street located in the south of the city is of course a big draw for countless men and, if this is your thing you can certainly have your share. However, don’t let this create a perception that the city are only for nocturnal party creatures prowling for willing exotic women, because both during the night and day its offers something for everyone.
Compared to the wild vibe south Pattaya and Walking Street in particular, Wong Amat Beach and Naklua in the north are almost devoid of any hard core action. There are a handful of beer bars where you can inter-act with locals down sois 18 and 33. Names include Tutti Frutti, Sloppy Joe's and Barracuda Bar. There is also a Thai-orientated disco on Naklua Road called Star Dice.
Tiffany's is a lady boy (transsexual) cabaret extravaganza stunning you with fantastic performances three times each night. With feminine features to make most women envious, painted nails and colourful dresses they entertain like few other places, so be sure to save an evening for this live extravaganza, you won’t easily forget it.
Water Theme ParkSituated in Jomtien, Pattaya Water Park offers huge water slides, swimming pool and a revolving restaurant at the top of a tower offering some nice views of the area. The kids will love the place and even adults have a good time.
Water SportsSnorkeling at the islands of Koh Khrok, Koh Sok and Koh Lan just off the coast, scuba diving, jet skiing, wind surfing, para-sailing and wake boarding, it is all here. The place is a water sport enthusiast's dream holiday destination.
Khoa Phra BahtAt the top of a hill in the south sits this Big Buddha statue built completely by hand which took monks more than a year to complete. Along its base are several other Buddha images each representing a different role in the life of Buddhists.