Pattaya - Orlando / Florida Guide
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Once a quiet village, Pattaya nestled on Thailand’s eastern Gulf coast is today a bustling hub. Pattaya tour packages are famous for its beaches, nightlife and temples, shopping malls and resort hotels, and it lures travelers from across the globe. The place has something in store for everyone. There are many interesting places to visit some of which are Phra Yai Temple featuring an 18m-tall golden Buddha, Khao Chee Chan Buddha Mountain, Koh Larn Island and floating markets. One can explore the places by bike, taxi or by foot. There are many amazing beach resorts in Pattaya.
For adventure lovers, the place offers a great opportunity for water sports, sunbathing, go-karting, bungee jumping, horse riding, golf playing, diving, cabaret show watching, and many more. The nightlife at Pattaya is something to watch out for. Walking Street is one such popular tourist destination in Phuket. One can find something to eat, drink, and chill out at any time here. If you are traveling with the family and friends, location, Jomtien Beach is an ideal location to check in. For some entertainment, visit the Nong Nooch village. Visitors can treat themselves to Thai boxing matches, cockfights, and an elephant show at the village and they can stay in famous resorts in Pattaya. A visit to Pattaya floating market, watching a Tiffany Cabaret show and scuba diving at Coral Island are some of the popular activities in Pattaya among tourists.
The perfect time to visit the city is between the months of November to February when the weather is neither too hot nor too cold and remains pleasant, most of the times. Located less than 200 km from Bangkok, Pattaya city has a good transport network and tourists mostly rely on minibuses, buses and taxis for exploration. From Bangkok, the place can be easily reached by long-distance buses that operates frequently.
Multicultural, hyper-touristy Pattaya , boasts some excellent and good value places to stay and eat, and the area is also a family-friendly resort coast. Nevertheless, the city itself is no tropical paradise; its reputation as a sex capital is totally deserved, with hundreds of beer bars, go-go clubs and massage parlours. Much of the rest is dedicated to mass-market sun-seeking tourism, with a huge retired expat population, and enormous tour groups hurried through town in an almost constant stream. For a relaxing stay in Pattaya, base yourself outside the central area.
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