Many cities in Thailand now are the most attractive destinations for NYE celebrations in South East Asia like Bangkok, Pattaya, Koh Samui, Chiang mai, Phuket, etc. Pattaya is a tourism town on the Eastern Gulf Coast of Thailand, about 150 km southeast of Bangkok capital. Globally well-known for its nightlife venues, Pattaya presents an amazing amount of entertainment choices and even family friendly options. Catering more than six million annual visitors, Pattaya offers excellent ranges of travel events and a wide variety of things to do on Christmas and New Year 2017.
How to get to Pattaya
Pattaya is located 147 km from Bangkok and can be reached in a comfortable 2-hour drive. There are two convenient ways to get to Pattaya. The first way is via the Bangkok-Chon Buri-Pattaya Motorway (Highway 7). The motorway is linked with Bangkok’s Outer Ring Road., (Highway 9) and there is also another entrance at Si Nakharin and Rama IX Junction. The second option is via Bang Na-Trat Highway (Highway 34). From Bang Na, Bang Phli, cross the Bang Pakong River to Chon Buri and take Chon Buri’s bypass to meet Sukhumvit Rd, (Highway 3, passing Bang Saen Beach, Bang Phra to Pattaya.
The main activities and events of Pattaya NYE will be held at the Bali Hai pier. The stage located at the pier will feature a diversified programs of both international and Thai music. The city of Pattaya goes out of its way to cater to all genres of music so everyone can enjoy the entertainment. The Bali Hai Pier will also organized lots of fun activities and games ideal for the entire families and friend teams.
New Years Eve in Pattaya city will be at full gear along Pattaya Beach Road. The tourism road – overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Thailand – is home of food and merchandise booths. NYE entertainment will suit everyone’s tastes including traditional Thai dances and folk songs together will current world’s music hits. The seasoning festivities will go on all week leading from Christmas up to New Years Eve. The NYE countdown parties followed by amazing midnight fireworks will lite up the entire waterfront area and the city beyond.
Walking Street is one of the most populated areas with New Years Eve venues, just south of Beach Road. New Years Eve in Pattaya near Beach Road will come alive with music as the evening hours set in. People fill the streets to welcome in the New Year, visiting some of the hundreds of beer and go go bars, sports bars, cabaret shows, discotheques, massage parlors and restaurants. Another popular activity in the along Walking Street is checking out Thai Boxing, held in open arenas in some of the beer bars. The vast array of ethnic restaurants and the seafood line up along the main street always thrill visitors.
Furthermore, there are also 3 golf courses including mini golf for the kids that provide plenty of family friendly entertainment on New Years Eve in Pattaya.
Pattaya has more than one thousand hotels with full ranges of facilities and services that is able to meet any visitor requirements. Popular hotels are Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort, Dusit Thani Hotel Pattaya, Cape Dara Resort, Pattaya Discovery Beach Hotel, Hilton Hotel Pattaya, Hotel J Pattaya, etc. If you are planning to spend your next coming Christmas and New Years Eve in Thailand, early hotel booking is strongly suggested.