Beaches, luxury resorts, deserts, skyscrapers, and shopping malls and markets – there’s everything exciting in Dubai drawing millions of tourists including families, couples and solo travellers from all over the…
Pattaya has a reputation of being a glamorous city with an exciting nightlife, but not many know there’s a lot for families to explore and experience in this Thai resort city, too. The city can delight tourists across all age groups and with varied interests.
Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark
The world’s first Cartoon Network themed water park, Cartoon Network Amazone boasts many surprises for the family. With over 25 crazy, exhilarating rides for all age groups, it is a terrific spot to have a great day out in Pattaya. The only FlowRider attraction in the city, the park specially appeals to surf lovers with its wonderful surfing opportunities. Moreover, you can enjoy captivating live shows by talented performers.
Sriracha Tiger Zoo
Situated in the outskirts of the city, Sriracha Tiger Zoo is visited in droves by wildlife enthusiasts holidaying in Thailand. Take your kids to the zoo and discover the thrills of wildlife all throughout the day. You will spot beautiful wild animals and reptiles such as white tigers, the Royal Bengal tigers, crocodiles, kangaroos and single hump camels and a large variety of exotic birds. Also, you can enjoy exciting animal shows here, such as Kenya aerobics, crocodile wrestling and circus, and pig racing.
Koh Larn Coral Island
Families looking for a perfect beach time in Pattaya can head to the Koh Larn Coral Island, lying 7.5kms from the nearest shoreline. There are six main beaches on the island promising a great time to the visitors, with exciting water sports on offer including jet skiing, snorkelling and parasailing. You can spend a perfect day on the beaches either relaxing or indulging in the water sports, and you can also enjoy the fabulous seafood that’s served at restaurants around here.
Nong Nooch Tropical Garden
If you wish to spend an ideal picnic day with your family, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is the place to be. The largest botanical garden in Southeast Asia, it is where you can relax amidst the beauty of lush green landscape. The garden is more like a theme park with daily cultural shows, accommodation and restaurants, and has sub-gardens including a 7th-century French garden and a Stonehenge, or European Renaissance garden. Boasting world-class nursery with over 670 varieties of flowers, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden is truly a gift to all nature lovers.
Pattaya Floating Market
Be at Pattaya Floating Market for an authentic Thai shopping experience. There are a number of eateries, souvenir shops, fruit stalls and art galleries in the market to explore; you can also enjoy a cultural show that takes place every afternoon here. This 100,000-square-metre river market remains a captivating spot among tourists as they can enjoy it all floating on the boats!