A Travel Guide to Pattaya Beach, Thailand
In Pattay Beach in Thailand you can try many new things especially if you an adventurous traveler and explorer. You can take an elephant ride and be close to nature at their elephant village, or you can spend time at the Nong Nooch Tropical Garden. There are also many inexpensive water sports that you can participate in like windsurfing, sailing, water-skiing, parasailing, game fishing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.
There are many land activities that you can participate in including tennis, go-carting, motorbike racing, squash, badminton, bowling , jogging, and bungee jumping or jumping off the highest seaside rooftop tower at Pattaya Park. They also have world class golf courses where the avid golfer can play a round. But nothing beats swimming in the ocean or tanning on the beach.
Pattaya Water Park is a large resort and hotel complex located in Jomtien and it has a tall, 240 meter tower with three revolving restaurants on different floors. And visitors has three options on how they would like to get back on the ground, either y by Sky Shutter, Speed Shutter, or Tower Jump and this is determined by how much adrenaline rush you will prefer.
You can take a roller coaster ride In the Funny Land Amusement Park or you can choose a fast mode of transport in the Tower Shot. The resort also has a monorail that comes through it. There are also water slides, Jacuzzi, whirlpools and a large pool for children that provides lots of fun, and this is also very near the beach.
If you want to experience Thai rural life and be in the presence of exotic wildlife, then the elephant village is a place to visit. You can take a scenic ride on a specially trained elephant and experience the slow pace of country life not found in the city of Pattaya.
You can also watch silkworm harvest so that they can be made into precious thread, and you can also try out their Thai cooking rituals, trek through the jungle, and visit with a tame Gibbon. If you are a nature lover then you should not miss this experience and this is also for those who seek a change of pace from the hectic pace of the city.
For an elevated experience you can avail of ultra-light flights and light airplane cruises over the Pattaya countryside.
For boxing enthusiasts you can watch Muay Thai boxing which is considered to be the king of martial arts.
If you are an adventurous person then you can try paint ball with a group of friends at Jomtien Paintball World. A hundred balls and face paint can be had for 500 baht.
In Pattaya shooting range, you can try shooting real bullets, i.e., if you are a gun enthusiast.