Unusual Places near Pattaya You Need to Visit

Pattaya is surrounded by plenty of unusual places, as impressive as the city itself. From indulging in a shopping spree to swimming at mesmerizing beaches, relaxing at lavish beach resorts to wondering at religious treasures or just savoring some delicious Thai cuisine, you can experience all this in your Thailand holiday packages. So if you ever need a pause from daily day to day hectic life and want some change, then check out these amazing places near Pattaya to ditch the touristiest places.

Coral Island

Most popularly known as Koh Larn, it is situated a little off Pattaya, making it one of the best spot for honeymooners who want to spend some alone time. Its turquoise blue waters and glistening white sand beaches lure hardcore beach bums. Coral Island offers hundreds of water sports to enjoy a lovely day with your loved ones. Coral island is a paradise for adventure seekers as you can indulge in Scuba diving and want to explore the deep ocean and observe vibrant marine animals.

Best time to visit Coral Island: November to February
Average temperature: 23°–29°Celsius
Things to do in Coral Island: parasailing, Jet Ski, hiking, shooting, banana boat, fishing from pier or boat, snorkeling, scuba diving, diving in a water-proof suit or take a tour in a semi-submersible submarine.
Distance from Pattaya: 4.5 miles
How to reach: Plenty of boats transport from Pattaya at fixed intervals that will take you to the coral islands in half an hour.

Koh Samet

The fine sand beaches, the crystal clear blue water, the dynamic nightlife, delicious cuisines, and a great range of amazing water sports activities make Koh Samet a perfect spot for honeymooners to book their Thailand honeymoon packages. It is the best place to enjoy an entire day in a tranquil environment. Enjoy the waves or lie on the beach, take a sip of a local drink and relishing the gourmet seafood. One of the best activities here is getting a beachside massage at a cheap price. The stunning beach view and the mild sound of waves create a perfect aura to relax your sour muscles. For the active ones, there are lots of adventures likes jet skiing, snorkeling and scuba diving.

Best time to visit Koh Samet: October to May
The average temperature in Koh Samet: 34° / 27°
Things to do in Koh Samet: parasailing, Jet Ski, hiking, shooting, banana boat, fishing from pier or boat, snorkeling, scuba diving, etc.
Distance from Pattaya: 45.9 mi
How to reach: You can take either 40-minute ferry from Ban Phe pier or 2-hour bus ride from Pattaya.

Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai national park is a UNESCO declared world heritage site and also Thailand’s third largest national park. One of the biggest surviving monsoon forests, it is home to amazing waterfalls, a wide range of flora and fauna, and with more than 300 bird species. Nature lover and shutterbugs will love this place. You can climb up to the Pa Deo Die cliff to click the perfect selfie, explore picturesque caves, or find wild elephants roaming freely on the roads,

Best time to visit Khao Yai National Park: November – February
The average temperature in Khao Yai National Park: 15°- 20° Celsius
Things to do in Khao Yai National Park: Get artsy fartsy cultural at Khao Yai Art Museum, Feed sheep, alpaca, and donkeys, Get wined and dined at PB Valley Khao Yai Winery, Go glamping ‘African Safari’ style, Calling all Lord of the Rings fans, The Shire awaits.
Distance from Pattaya: 122.4 mi
How to reach: It’s a four hour drive from Pattaya or you can rent a car or bike.


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