Pattaya Overview | Pattaya activities and nightlife
Pattaya entertainment is as diverse as the people that visit this resort city. There is something for everyone. Whether you are traveling alone, with your spouse, significant other or your entire family, you will find some great entertainment.
In order to help you plan your Pattaya entertainment we have provided both daytime and night time entertainment for you to consider.
Daytime Pattaya Entertainment
There are many things to do during the day in Pattaya. Pattaya Beach and Jomtien Beach are both great options. From sunbathing to swimming, jet skiing, sailing, parasailing, diving and fishing there are many ways to entertain yourself on the beaches of Pattaya.
Trips to the theme parks, amusement parks and museums are also great daytime entertainment in Pattaya. During your stay you will want to check out: Orchid Farms (great orchids), Sri Racha Tiger Zoo, Pattaya Elephant Village, Million Years Stone Park, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden and Crocodile Farm, Mini Siam, the Sanctuary of Truth, Pattaya Bottle Museum and Ripley's Believe It or Not Musuem.
Day trips to the nearby islands are also worthwhile especially for divers. These islands include: Koh Larn, Koh Sak, Koh Krok, Koh Samet and Koh Phai.
Shopping is also some fun daytime entertainment and should include: Pattaya World Gems, Nong Mon Market, Ang Sila and all of the handicraft factories you can get to during your stay.
There are enough sports in Pattaya to keep you entertained ranging from water sports, football, beach football, go-karting, and bowling to tennis, swimming, boxing and more. If you can check out Muay Thai demonstrations it is definitely worth the time.
Pattaya Entertainment at Night
The nightlife in Pattaya is amazing. From bars and clubs to shows and restaurants there is plenty to keep you entertained while visiting Pattaya. If you are looking for bars, there are some great bars that have live music including: After That, FLB, Moon River Pub, Sharky's, Bamboo Bar, Blue Factory and Star Music.
If you like cabaret shows where men dressed as women are sure to entertain, then you should see: Alcazar, Tiffany Show and Simon.
Gogo Bars are sprinkled throughout the city, some catering to men, some catering to women, some catering to gay men. You may want to spend a minute figuring out which is which before entering. Boyz Town is a section of Pattaya that caters to gay men.
There are beer bars, wine bars and coffee/tea bars in Pattaya. A nice bar on the water is a relaxing way to enjoy an evening. Or you can head out to one of the dance clubs and dance the night away. The Roof and Tony's Club are two of the most popular dance clubs and some of the better resorts have dance clubs in them for you enjoy.
When visiting bars and clubs you may be confronted with escorts and prostitutes so be wary. The legal age in Pattaya is 18 so keep that in mind. Local law enforcement is serious about maintaining law and order but they also want visitors to have a great time. Remember to always be respectful and follow the rules and laws of Thailand so you can have a great time without finding yourself in hot water.
Pattaya is a great holiday destination with something for everyone. You will quickly find that there is no shortage of Pattaya entertainment.