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Pattaya Thailand is a city in Thailand, located along the picturesque bay on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand and at about 165 km southeast of Bangkok. Pattaya city is now one of the largest areas of tourism in Thailand, with over 5 million visitors visiting it every year.

Pattaya city has emerged from being a fishing village in the 60's, to a favorite Southeast Asian vacation spot, favorite among the Europeans. The city is a charming escape for tourists, holiday-makers from around the world opening an unrivaled range of possibilities to unwind for a comfortable holiday.

Pattaya Thailand offers a wide range of things to do. Tourists can enjoy riding elephants or driving humble automatic mini-bikes, renting motorcycles, or even monster multicolored convertible Jeeps. Others go for firearms shooting, scuba diving and surfing clubs, deep-sea fishing, speed boats, scooters, water-skiing, parasailing, or the air sports of gliding ultra-lights, flying motor-propelled gliders, and more during the day. Pattaya Thailand now is truly an international meeting point, where one can meet travelers from all over the world. Every year Pattaya city exotic beach resort welcomes about five million visitors and the city has fully recognized the tourism aspect. The friendly and hospitable nature of Thai people too boosts the tourism promotion in the region.

Pattaya Thailand is also known to be a popular resort, famous for its go-go and beer bars, it's also one of Thailand's best locations for all manner of sports and activities. Some of the beaches are a bit boring and continuous overdevelopment has destroyed many natural charms it boasted of. But there is abundance of hotels and guesthouses and convenient location with quick and easy access from the capital making it a popular weekend getaway for the tourists. Pattaya city also offers an excellent range of eating choices and a wide variety of things to do and see.

Nightlife Pattaya comes with a variety of nighttime activities continuing until dawn. The night activities appeals to every individual taste and mood. Its said that any fantasy can be fulfilled, especially after sunset. After sunset, the beach Road in South Pattaya turns into a promenade, transforming into a hottest nightspot. Pattaya city is a hunting ground shining with neon lights and music, where the holiday-makers of all age groups, find an endless range of dining, shopping and entertainment places. Discos are a big time part of in Nightlife Pattaya where discos are not just a dance palace, but more of the hi-tech extravaganza filled with flashing lights, trendy music, chic girls and fun loving crowds. Pattaya Nightlife is famous for its incredible nightlife activities, and South Pattaya is the jewel in its crown outshining the rest with an incredible menu of excitements to see and do.
Best Places in Pattaya
The Coral Island - the largest of Pattaya's archipelago is one-hour boat trip from Pattaya. Tourists from all over the world visit Coral Island for relaxing, swimming and sunbathing at leisure. You can also enjoy seafood at a local restaurant on the beach. A number of Pattaya hotels make your stay comfortable.
Nong Nooch Village is located 18 kilometers south of Pattaya. It is the place where various cultural shows are played. You will be entertained with traditional music, dances, and Thai martial arts. Take a stroll around the lakes and beautiful tropical garden renowned for its orchid species and bonsai gardens.
Sri Racha Tiger Zoo is located approximately 30 kilometers outside Pattaya. The zoo boasts to contain the largest number of Bengal tigers, bred successfully by the farm itself. Besides, the zoo has several other animals such as crocodiles, ostriches, single hump camels, kangaroos and an aviary of exotic birds.
Mini Siam is situated on the Sukhumvit Highway in Pattaya Thailand. This miniature city with more than 100 models on a scale of 1:25 has replicas of 80 sacred places and important historical sites around Thailand.
The calm Jomtien Beach is located only 4 kilometers south of Pattaya Beach. It is a good place for relaxation with modern comforts and accommodation. Its long straight coastline of 6 kilometres with a fringe of oconut and palm trees offers vacationers pleasant atmosphere for relaxing and viewing the sun setting in the sea.
Elephant Village is literally a place to see a large gathering of herds of elephants. These gigantic beasts have long been the backbone of heavy work in the jungles of Thailand. Elephant village is the first of its kind and one of the very few places where elephants are kept in their natural environment.
The Million Years Stone Park is just 15 minutes' drive from your Pattaya hotel. This park and farm is marked by amusing and exciting shows such as Crocodile Shows, Thai Martial Arts and Magical Performance. There are a number of rare animals found at the Million Years Stone Park.
At Alcazar or Tiffany show you will be entertained with music, lip-sings, dances and various shows played by many perfectly beautiful female actresses. Have the time of your life watching the stunning shows in a typical Las Vegas style extravaganza.
Weekend Getaways around Pattaya
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Rayong Province is famous among tourists for its interesting destinations and exciting activities. You can visit beautiful white sandy beaches both on the mainland and islands.
Koh Chang features fine beaches, coral reefs, and plentiful marine life. It is also rich in natural resources, teeming with hills, forests, waterfalls and streams.
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Many tourist attractions and sacred places in Amphoe Muang Surin reflect its long history and its close relation with elephants.
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