Pattaya is located in Chonburi, a province in the east Thailand. It is very convenient to go to Pattaya whether from Bangkok or Bangkok International Airport. Also, there are some other modes of transport. Every year numerous tourists go to Pattaya to appreciate its breathtaking beaches and scenario, enjoy various kinds of sports or activities, and have an extraordinary nightlife here.
Pattaya has distinct seasons, with summer season from February to May, rainy season from June to October, and winter from November to February.
Pattaya is made up of four areas, that is, North Pattaya, Central Pattaya, South Pattaya and Jomtien Beach. Few tourists go to North Pattaya, and business and services mainly locate in Central Pattaya and South Pattaya.
Jomtien Beach lies in the south Pattaya, about 4 km away from Pattaya city. It is a good place for swimming, surfing, sunbathing, and many other water activities. In addition, tourists also can travel to islands like Lan Island, Phai Island, and Krok Island by speed boat.
Except those water sports and activities, there are also many wonderful tourist attractions in Pattaya, like Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum, Pattaya Crocodile Farm, Pattaya Water Park, Sriracha Tiger Farm, Elephant Village, and Nongnuch Garden. Following is a brief introduction about some of these attractions.
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum is located at Royal Garden Plaza Pattaya, and have over 300 pieces of strange things, made by an American people named Robert Ripley.
Go-kart is a small car-racing field, and situated in Pattaya city. It is a perfect place for those who love excitement and speed. The main providers of Go-kart are Pattaya Cart Speedway and Siam Carting Circuit.
Mini Siam is situated on Sukhumvit Road. There are many world-famous buildings of small sizes, like Dawn Temple, Eiffel Tower, Rama 9 Bridge, and so on.