Thailand is believed to be one of the most popular tourist – and honeymoon – travel destination. Rich nature and special culture merge and create unique atmosphere that attracts more and more tourists every year.
You may choose one particular place for your honeymoon in Thailand, for example, the island of Phuket or the country’s capital – majestic Bangkok. But if you are going to explore all treasures of Thailand, you’d better not to stint yourself of visiting other fabulous places in this country. In particular, Pattaya, the second most visited city in Thailand, is worth mentioning.
Pattaya is a resort on the coast of southern Thailand, approximately 165 km southeast of Bangkok. Until the 1960s it was small fishing village. Then Pattaya expanded greatly and developed into a popular beach resort. Nowadays it attracts over 4 million people every year.
To some extent, worldwide popularity of Pattaya was created by exuberant nightlife. Walking Street in Pattaya has become the symbol of merrymaking… And it is not a right place for happy honeymooners, is it?
But wait a little! There is a great deal of other things to do and see during your romantic honeymoon vacation.
First of all, as it was mentioned before, Pattaya is very popular beach resort. So, sometimes there are crowds of tourists, especially in Pattaya Beach – and in order not to spoil your romantic honeymoon, you may choose more remote beaches, for instance, you may rent a boat and explore small offshore islands, called the Near Islands, or go to most famous of them – Ko Larn, where you can not only enjoy clear water and beautiful sand beaches but also feed monkeys, try your hand in diving or test your shooting skills in island’s shooting range.
What is more, the city of Pattaya itself offers so much, that adventurous and curious couple will remember their honeymoon vacation in Thailand forever! What about visiting The Million Years Stone Park, Pattaya Crocodile Farm, great cultural show in the Thai Alangkarn Theater Pattaya, Bottle Art Museum, Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum?.. Maybe you want to add some more mystery and otherworldly romance to your honeymoon? Then you may visit Underwater World, great world-class aquarium in Pattaya, or take a trip on tourist submarine and explore the beauty of the world under ocean’s surface.
Then, you may raise to the highest viewpoints in Pattaya and admire the beauty of Thai temples, for example Wat Khao Phra Bat, the Sanctuary of Truth or any other temple – there are a lot of them, but the mentioned are really worth visiting.
The must point of the cultural part of your honeymoon vacation in Pattaya should be visiting of Mini Siam, a miniature model village where you will see replicas of the most famous sites and monuments of Thailand. It is a unique chance to observe the wealthy of Thailand’s heritage.
Still need strong emotions? So, romantic honeymoon vacation in Pattaya is an excellent possibility to ride on elephant’s back. Feel like ancient Siam nobleman, riding this great animal and viewing rich tropical nature together with your beloved person!
And finally, somewhat prosaic points should be cleared up. At first, the question is when to go to Pattaya? Then, where to live there?
But it is simple. Pattaya has a tropical wet and dry climate. So, the best time to spend your honeymoon in Thailand is winter – the temperature and precipitation level is the most appropriate for rest.
Since Pattaya is very popular tourist destination, there is a great choice of beachside hotels and bungalow complexes. So, happy honeymooners won’t be disappointed.