Day trippers flock to this small island, 7km offshore of central Pattaya, for sun and sand. On weekends, Bangkok’s visiting party people bake off hangovers in beach chairs, and the aquamarine sea is sliced and diced by jet-skis, banana boats and other marine merriment.
Escape the heat and sun at Underwater World with acrylic tunnels that make up a walk-through aquarium. It’s 200m past the Tesco-Lotus shopping centre on the main road south.
Pattaya Park has three different ways to exit the 55-storey tower in its water park. Once the kids (and Mum and Dad) have recovered, get them all excited again on the roller coaster and dodgems in the venue’s Funnyland Amusement Park.