Pattaya celebrate Songkran a week later than the rest of the country. The festival is officially called Wanlai and starts from Naklua to the Jomtien. Residents turn out for a parade of Buddha images for image bathing ceremony.<br>
Resort and residents in the beachside of Bangsaen down to North Pattaya, about 20 km long, will be crowned with a grand competition to build more than 100 sand pagodas on the beach. Monks receive alms from residents at a beachside venue. Once the ceremonies are over beach sport competitions begin with a riot of water splashing between spectators.
One of the most beautiful festivals that takes place in Thailand is the one for Loy Krathong. This is celebrated on the full moon in November. The word loy means to float, and a krathong is a banana leaf cup. People place a candle and incense sticks in their krathongs and then float them on […]
Operating day: Daily Operating time: 24 Hour The former paddy fields have turned into a thriving beach. Only 3 km. down Pattaya Beach, Chomthian is highly recommended to those who seek a quieter resort.
Operating day: Daily Operating time: 24 Hour Lying about 7.5 kilometers off of Pattaya by a 45-minute ferry or 15 minutes by speed boat ride, the island measures 2 kilometers by 5 kilometers and offers several white sandy beaches.
Pattaya International Fireworks Festival: May – June
One of the major firework shows in the world, with different competitions between plenty of countries. Besides impressive shows of fireworks, you will also enjoy parades, music, traditional dances, and many exhibitions during the Festival.