Holidays to Pattaya offer holidaymakers a taste of Thailand at one of the most bustling beach resorts in the country. With an abundance of sunshine, soft golden sand, and plenty of places to eat and drink, holidays in Pattaya offer all the trappings of a tropical paradise.
The bay of Pattaya runs from Hat Pattaya, the largest beach in the resort, through its curved length and along to quieter Hat Jomtien. While being only two hours from the capital city of Bangkok it feels a world away although you should consider combining the two destinations for an excellent twin-centre holiday.
The resort is reached by flying into Bangkok International Airport (BKK), after a flight time of around 11 hours from the UK. Transfers are quick and easy to Pattaya's resorts. And there's plenty to do in Pattaya once you've arrived at your accommodation and unpacked your warm-weather wardrobe.
Watersports are hugely popular during Pattaya holidays, with jet skiing and parasailing to be had above the shimmering surface, and the exploration of coral reef and wrecks under the water for keen divers. There are a number of golf courses too, if you fancy putting your way around Pattaya.
Attractions include Mini Siam, which is home to tiny versions of Thailand's landmarks and historical sites, such as those found in Bangkok and Chiang Mai. The Elephant Village is open to the public and offers a glimpse of the country's orphaned elephants. More elephants are on show at Nong Nooch Paradise, where traditional Thai performances take place amid the beauty of the Tropical Gardens.
You could also sail away from the hustle and bustle of Pattaya for a while and visit the islands of Koh Larn, Koh Krok and Koh Sak, where brilliant white beaches will dazzle visitors.
But it's when night falls that Pattaya offers what it does best: invigorating nightlife. Pattaya is the entertainment capital of the mainland and this wild-child town will not disappoint if you're after busy bars and thumping clubs. Walking Street is a red-light district and the area is bustling with tourists, both men and women, of all ages and from every corner of the globe.
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