Pattaya, located on the East coast of Thailand, is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful beaches, exciting nightlife, and abundant activities. Pattaya is a dynamic city that offers something for everyone, from beach bums and water sports enthusiasts to culture seekers and nightlife lovers. Its vibrant energy and endless array of attractions make it a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Thailand. 

If you're planning a trip to Pattaya, here are some activities you should consider:  

  • Visit the Sanctuary of Truth

The Sanctuary of Truth is one of the best places to visit in Pattaya, Thailand. This massive 105-meter-tall temple is built entirely of teak wood. The awe-inspiring temple features intricate carvings and sculptures that depict various Hindu and Buddhist religious figures and symbols. The temple is a tribute to ancient Thai architecture and craftsmanship. While the temple is still under construction, it is open to tourists and shouldn’t be missed.

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  • Go Island Hopping

Pattaya is surrounded by several beautiful islands. So, one of the fun activities to do in Pattaya is to explore these islands. Boat service or ferry rides are available between most islands. 

For instance, you can visit Koh Larn, also known as Coral Island, known for its clear waters and beautiful beaches and rich coral reefs. You can explore the island on foot, rent a bicycle or motorbike, or take a tour on a glass-bottom boat. You can also take a day trip to Monkey Island. The options are unlimited. 

  • Enjoy the Beaches


There are numerous things to do in Pattaya if you like beaches. Pattaya has several beautiful beaches, such as Jomtien Beach, Pattaya Beach, etc. You can enjoy a variety of activities while at the beach. These include swimming, sunbathing, playing beach volleyball etc, snorkelling, seal-walking, and many more. In some places, you can also try out water sports like jet skiing or parasailing. 

Moreover, these beaches usually have a lot of vendors selling food, drinks, and souvenirs.

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  • Explore the Nightlife

Pattaya is famous for its lively and vibrant nightlife, with plenty of options for entertainment and relaxation. From nightclubs and bars to cultural shows, there is no dearth of entertainment options in Pattaya. 

One of the fun things to do in Pattaya is to explore The Walking Street in the evening. It is the most famous nightlife destination in Pattaya. Motorable traffic is closed in the evening on this street. So, you can roam freely and explore various entertainment options at a leisurely pace.  

  • Try Thai Street Food

Pattaya is famous for its delicious and diverse street food. Vendors throughout the city offer a variety of cuisines, including traditional Thai dishes, seafood, and many other culinary delights. Be it the sticky mango rice or the Moo Ping, a grilled pork skewer, Pattaya can be a foodie’s paradise. And don’t miss out the delicious pancakes in Pattaya! 

  • Go Shopping

No one should complete their sightseeing in Pattaya without a healthy dose of shopping therapy. Pattaya is a shopper's paradise, offering a wide range of shopping experiences to suit all tastes and budgets. From bustling markets and malls to boutique stores and street vendors, Pattaya has something for everyone.

One of the most popular shopping destinations in Pattaya is the Pattaya Floating Market. Here, visitors can browse through hundreds of stalls selling traditional Thai handicrafts, souvenirs, clothing, and food. The market is designed to resemble a traditional Thai floating market, with vendors selling their wares from boats on the water.

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Where to stay in Pattaya?

If you’re confused about where to stay in Pattaya, consider the Bayview Hotel Pattaya, a premium resort in Pattaya, associate property by Club Mahindra, located close to Pattaya Bay Beach. The beach is right across the road and the hotel is surrounded by malls, gardens, and amusement parks. You can a enjoy a comfortable stay at the hotel with modern amenities and great hospitality. 

Pattaya is the perfect international tourist destination offering a range of things and activities to all kinds of tourists. Party until the wee hours of the morning, go island hopping, experience heart-throbbing water activities, shop till you drop - Don’t wait any longer and plan a trip to Pattaya. You’ll certainly come back fully rejuvenated. 

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