Pattaya is a resort city on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, about 100 kilometers southeast of Bangkok. Pattaya gets its name from the wind that blows here at the start of the rainy season. The city has a population of over 1,000,000 but it does not include the people of neighboring region who work here and the expatriate visitors and retirees from other countries. Like the rest of Thailand, the majority of the people are Buddhists and the others are Muslim, Christians, Sikhs and Hindus. Buddhism has a major influence on the culture of the country and the people’s way of life. Pattaya’s culture is a unique blend of the conventional and the contemporary. You get to see the arts that display the history and tradition of Thailand on one side and on the other you can see the colourful, vibrant and fast-paced Pattaya’s nightlife. Stroll around the and experience the vibrant street culture on Pattaya’s Beach Road where the bright neon signs, thumping music mixed from all the bars and clubs, street food vendors and street performers will give you a surprising energy to pump up your soul and get the best out of your trip. Here tourism is the main source of income, and most businesses rely on it.The city was visited by fourteen million visitors in 2018 contributing 239 billion baht to the city's economy. That was more than 70% of Pattaya's total income for the year.
Pattaya features a number of exciting water sports such as kayaking, windsurfing, snorkeling, etc., and the best time to visit Pattaya to enjoy these activities is between the months of November and April. These months offer favorable weather conditions. July to February is the most recommended time of the year to enjoy white water rafting. Pattaya has a tropical wet and dry climate, which is divided into the following seasons: hot and dry (December to February), hot and humid (March and April), and hot and rainy (May to November).
Pattaya is amongst the top tourist destinations in the world it gets really crowded during November to February. It is advised to book everything beforehand rather than regretting later. So to have a relaxing and refreshing break in true sense let us serve you with our convenient and most suitable tour packages curated just for you.
Pattaya is about 120 kilometers by road from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK). U-Tapao Airport in Sattahip district is the nearest airport which is 32 km away from Pattaya and after landing at the airport, one will have to go to Pattaya by car. It can also be accessed through road from Sukhumvit Road and Motorway 7 from Bangkok. Public means of transport is easily available in the city as it has a very well connected road system. Consider to travel by minibus or the songthaew within the city to gain the experience of the local culture.