Three Reasons Why Thailand is a Great Family Getaway

Recently, Thailand has emerged as one of the most sought-after destinations for travelers globally. Probably, one of the key reasons is that it is a much cheaper alternative to the more expensive destinations such as Cape Town and Bora Bora, and also a more interesting one. Thailand is generally known for its pristine beaches, dense forests, diverse wildlife, exotic food and fantastic shopping options. All in all, it is a perfect vacation destination and can be done on a budget. One of the significant downside of traveling to Thailand it comprises of far-flung islands and moving between the spots can be both financially and physically taxing. This problem increases by multifold if one is going with kids. Not only the travel expenses rise due to more dependent members, but kids tend to get exhausted and tired as well.

One of the great alternatives to traveling remote islands of Thailand is to stay in the proximity of Bangkok. Pattaya is a fabulous beach destination close to the capital. However, its notorious reputation keeps many family-oriented tourists reluctant from visiting the place. Pattaya used to be a fishing village near Bangkok, which was later developed into a commercial hub. Initially, its claim-to-fame was the nightclubs and bars dotting the town, which became the main reason behind its rated reputation. However, ever since governments started to take a keen interest in developing tourism, Pattaya emerged as a full-fledged tourist spot and offers as much for people of all ages. Here are three reasons why you should add Pattaya to your list when planning a family vacation to Thailand.

  1. Saves Time and Money – If you are a wealthy traveler on an extended vacation, by all means, go and explore other parts of Thailand. If you are traveling on a budget or do not have the time for additional traveling, head straight to Pattaya to experience a little bit of everything in Thailand. From adventure sports to island tours to beaches to shopping and food, Pattaya has everything you might want to experience in Thailand. The best part is that it is just three hours away from the capital, which means you can save up a lot of time and money.
  2. Water Parks and Zoos – Children love water parks, and water parks are a great family activity. Pattaya has some of the most fantastic water parks in Asia. In fact, Pattaya is also home to the world? first Cartoon Network-themed water park. Your kids will inevitably fall in love with the fun-filled water rides and large lazy pools that these water parks sport.
    Besides water parks, there are a few zoos and animal sanctuaries that your kids will enjoy and they are also very educational. There are a number of other Pattaya Tours that you can browse and look through online.
  3. Beach – Thailand is all about beaches, and thankfully, Pattaya boasts a few great ones. You can find many budget-friendly beach resorts dotting the beach strip. Check-in one of those resorts and let your kids have fun with sand, water and lots of open space. If you find the main beach too touristy, take a day trip to the exotic Coral Island for some real Thai beach experience.

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