Tap into local sights-and-sounds and experience the pleasure Pattaya has to offer! A vibrant city, Pattaya has something for everyone. Book a private excursion on Royal Cliff's catamaran and travel to any of the surrounding islands for diving, sunbathing or adventurous exploring! Families can bring their children to numerous amusement parks featuring a variety of rides for all ages and even some for the very brave. For the nature and culture seeking travelers, they will be stunned by Pattaya's temples and tropical gardens. Nightlife and shopping is always exhilarating. Our professional and knowledgeable staff will be able to best guide your choices and make certain you are headed in the right direction. For sightseeing around Pattaya, the Royal Cliff tour operator located at the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel are happy to assist you.
Pattaya's main attractions include:
Temples: The most famous Pattaya temple is Wat Yan Sangwararam, located 15 kms south of the resort. Visitors can walk around its large, park-like compound to view a replica of the Buddha's footprints, relics of the Lord Buddha and his disciples as well as pavilions of various countries, including an excellent showcase of Chinese art in Viharn Sien.
Elephant Village: At this home for elephants and their mahouts, visitors can feed and ride the elephants on short treks through the countryside. Daily elephant performances highlight the skills and strength of these national symbols of Thailand.
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Gardens: A vast array of palms, tropical flowers, orchids and other plants are beautifully laid out in these vast gardens, together with an aviary and mini zoo. Cultural, dance and elephant shows are held throughout the day.
Entertainment Shows: Alcazar and Tiffany put on highly enjoyable cabarets that showcase the mimicry and entertainment talents of vivacious lady boys. In contrast, Alangkarn focuses on depicting Thai history in a nightly Las Vegas-style cultural extravaganza filled with dynamic performers and elephants.
Shopping: The advent of large, contemporary shopping plazas with their boutiques, restaurants and entertainment outlets has given shopping in Pattaya a real shot in the arm.
Underwater World: Discover the immense variety of Asia's tropical fish at this huge aquarium, where visitors get close to the marine life via a walk-through plexiglass tunnel that goes under the water.
Water Sports: Pattaya is an active resort, renowned for its wide range of on-water activities including jet skis, water-skiing, banana boats, parasailing, windsurfing, diving and fishing. For sailing enthusiasts, Pattaya Marina has yachts for charter, while smaller boats sail and race out of the Royal Varuna Yacht Club.
Golf: There are 18 golf courses within easy reach of the resort, some designed by golfing greats Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Nick Faldo and Robert Trent Jones. Course layouts are excellent, coupled with stylish clubhouses and wonderful caddies to ensure a truly unforgettable golf holiday.
Snorkeling & Private Charters: The resort's catamaran can provide private excursions to the nearby islands. Guests can relax on our comfortable sun-beds while enjoying refreshing cocktails. Activities arranged at the island destination include snorkeling, fishing and picnic meals.
Go-Karts: Get your speed and adrenalin rush at Pattaya's exciting go-kart circuits, racing the tiny karts around tracks suitable for beginners up to experts.
Sanctuary of Truth: Built in the Chaturamuk and Ayuttaya style and made completely of wood, it is considered one of Thailand's architectural marvels. It stands in Pattaya as a memorial to reflect Buddhism and the artistic vision of mankind.
3D Art in Paradise: Art in Paradise the largest illusion art museum, there are more than 150 3D interactive paintings. You can not only see these paintings, but also able to become a part of them as well. All of them will provide you beautiful memories and make you become like a child again! The largest illusion and Interactive Art Museum of the World
At Ripley's World of Entertainment: A Place of 100% Fun Ripley's World of Entertainment attractions where everybody can enjoy, relax, and entertain during weekends. Welcome to the World's most unusual museum, Ripley's Believe It or Not!. Be exhilarated with Ripley's 4D Moving Theater. Venture into your worst nightmares at Ripley's Haunted Adventure and Ripley's Infinity Maze. Don't miss when you are in town! Prove it with yourself and experience the fantastic Ripley's World of Entertainment.
2 SKY PATTAYA Rocket-Balls: 2 SKY PATTAYA Rocket-Balls This is what Pattaya's newest attraction. Imagine being catapulted into the 50 meters into air, accelerating from 0-100 KPH in one second and experiencing 5 G-force. Is a truly breathtaking experience where two brave riders are catapulted high up into the air at totally thrilling speeds, spinning and bouncing as they go!
Pattaya Boat Charter: Pattaya Boat Charter provides private luxury speedboat, yacht and motor cruiser hire to the deserted tropical islands around the Pattaya area. We provide a range of catering options and activities and even offer you the opportunity to swim with monkeys! Enjoy a day out with us and experience crystal clear waters, deserted white sand beaches all whilst travelling in style.
Splashdown Waterpark Pattaya: Splashdown is Pattaya’s newest waterpark based on the hit TV show "Wipeout". It features 8 great attractions starting with the tallest inflatable waterslide in the world and the famous big red balls!!!
Tree Top Adventure Park was created by Little World Co., Ltd., a company formed by a group of Thai and French individuals who love to travel and appreciate the unique activities that the world offers. As we are nature admirers, we also go ape over tree climbing. Our French experts have brought the know-how and techniques to do this activity safely and with special care for the trees we climb. We enjoy "rope and harness" tree climbing so much and want to share the fun activities and amazing views that we can experience from the top of the trees. It doesn't matter how old you are - our assortment of rope bridges, tarzan swings, and giant zip lines will bring you hours of fun and excitement!
Cartoon Network Amazone is the world's first Cartoon Network themed water park, located only 20 minutes away from Pattaya. Here, guests can spend the entire day discovering over 150 water attractions in the 10 entertainment zones. Whether powering up with Ben 10 on the speed water rollercoaster or going vertical with Jake from Adventure Time, there is an exhilarating splash landing for guests of all ages! Click here to get your tickets.