Visiting a new country with a child needs to be a compromise on both parts, you want to immerse yourself in the culture and visit historical locations, but they just want to have fun. We’ve put together a list of things that children will love while on vacation in Pattaya. If you’ve retired in Thailand and have grandchildren coming to visit, keep this list handy for their next visit!

Art in Paradise

An attraction for visitors of all ages. Art in Paradise is a unique 3D interactive art museum! The museum has over 100 art pieces in 10 themed sections including: optical illusions, wild animals, nature, past civilizations and more. The photo opportunities are endless, it will be something the children will never forget from their Pattaya visit. Check out some visitor pictures on TripAdvisor.

Elephant Village

Originating as an elephant sanctuary in Pattaya, the Elephant Village is now a must-see for anyone visiting the Thai city. Go on a tour through the sanctuary via elephant back and have the opportunity to feed baby elephants. Best of all, this is a non-profit company, all money from tours goes back into caring for the elephants.

Loh Lan (Coral Island)

The beautiful Coral Island is just off the coast of Pattaya, the only way to get there is by ferry—the perfect place to go for a day at the beach with the kids. The waters are clear, making for perfect snorkeling! Not into boat rides? Pattaya has plenty of other great beaches to enjoy.

Million Years Stone Park & Crocodile Farm

You’ll love the beautiful stone park and gardens, the kids will have a blast at the exotic animal zoo and crocodile kingdom. Take photos with the animals and watch the exciting crocodile show, it will be an experience they’ll remember. Learn more about what the park has to offer.

Do you have older kids? Find out what exciting adventures Pattaya has to offer.