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Top Sport Activities in Pattaya

Pattaya is a popular place for energetic people to start playing a sport or taking part in any of the countless games and pastimes.

This section contains an alphabetical list of outdoor and indoor sporting activities, with extra information about the professional facilities available for athletes.

A List of Pattaya Sports Facilities and Clubs

There's a broad range of sports available for people in Pattaya and the surrounding areas, such as Jomtien.

In the main, the water-based activities and leisure pursuits are most popular with visitors.

Even so, the holiday resort of Pattaya is also world renowned for its golf courses. Not to mention archery, darts, car racing, pool, fishing, and football.

Here's the deal:

The area caters well for anyone who is searching for adventure and entertainment. Drive along almost any Pattaya Soi (road) and you're likely to see a fitness center, health spa, or gymnasium.

Some of the sports are essentially spectator sports in the first instance. But, if you enjoy it as a spectator you may decide to take lessons and become a competitor.

There are so many worthwhile opportunities to learn the aspects of all fun sports in Pattaya. That's why all kinds of physical recreation is well represented in the eastern provinces in Thailand.

Pattaya Sporting Activities

Badminton Courts and Clubs

Pattaya caters well for people who enjoy playing the sport of Badminton, so it should be easy to find a public court near the place you are staying.

This guide contains a list of the top Pattaya Badminton indoor courts and clubs, including some of the best shops for buying the equipment.

Bowling Alleys

Bowling is a fun, indoor competitive sport that almost all age groups can join in - and enjoy a social gathering at the same time.

This section contains a list of 10 pin bowling alleys in Pattaya and Jomtien with basic tips for beginners about choosing the right house bowling ball.

Bungee Jumping

It is fair to say the scary sensation of free falling from a great height is not an activity that everyone will dare to try.

Even so, for anyone who feels healthy and brave enough to try it, this section lists the contact details for companies that offer Bungee Jumping in Pattaya.

Fishing for Big Monsters

There are several options for catching big fish around the Eastern Seaboard, such as freshwater lakes, from a beach, or on a deep sea fishing charter.

Check out a section for angling enthusiasts who want to net a big monster at the lesser-known spots for fishing in Pattaya and Jomtien.

Fitness and Gymnasiums

According to a recent study, the Thai Health Department is concerned that around 76% of Thais are spending at least seven (7) hours per day sitting down.

This page contains a list of places to exercise in Pattaya and surrounding areas, including the contact details for finding gyms with the best facilities.

Flying and Skydiving

Most flying clubs or aeronautical organisations operate as a not-for-profit company. Often, they will be run by a membership system that benefits from discounted access to aircraft.

This section is for anyone looking for information about Pattaya flying clubs, such as for flight lessons or for skydiving activities.

Football in Pattaya

The Thailand national football team (nicknamed "War Elephants") is one of the top association football teams in Southeast Asia.

We list the best Pattaya football stadiums to watch or play the beautiful game in the eastern seaboard of Thailand, including Pattaya United F.C.

Go Karting and ATV

Many of the budding kart racers that go karting at Pattaya speedway tracks do it for the fun and rush of adrenaline that you get racing around a course.

The information in this section will help beginner kart drivers understand the basics about karting and where to find a circuit in Chonburi.

Golfing in Pattaya

There are about three hundred golf courses in Thailand. This could be why 700,000 golfing tourists fly into the kingdom each year.

This page contains a list of the best golf courses in Pattaya and surrounding areas with contact details for the most popular Golf Clubs in Thailand's Eastern Seaboard.

Horseback Riding

Riding a horse around natural landscapes at the popular Pattaya equestrian centers is an invigorating way to escape the chaos of city life in Thailand.

So, before you saddle up and hit the nature trails, check through this list of top places to go horseback riding in Pattaya with the contact details of accessible venues.

Muay Thai Boxing

The technical superiority of Thailand's national sport is one of the reasons why it's also called the 'Art of Eight Limbs'.

This section contains a list of venues to watch Muay Thai fights in Pattaya and training camps where you can learn kickboxing - Thai style.

Polo Clubs and Venues

If there is a typical domain of high society in the Thai capital city, the Royal Bangkok Sports Club, and RBSC Polo Club subsidiary, are both worthy contenders.

This guide contains information about Polo Clubs in Pattaya and some of the best horse riding venues set among luxurious downtown city center gardens.

Racing Circuits

There is no F1 racing circuit in Thailand (yet). But, motor racing is becoming very popular with Thais and the expats who live here.

This guide is for anyone who enjoys Bira car motor racing in Pattaya and other speed oriented sports, such as motocross, drag racing, and various motorsports.

Scuba Diving

Local divers, and tourists wanting to try scuba for the first time, can dive at a number of coral islands within easy reach of the eastern seaboard of Thailand.

This help section contains information for new divers who want to learn about scuba diving in Pattaya before booking a dive course.

Shooting Ranges

Shooting a gun or rifle in a controlled and safe environment is one of the 'out of the ordinary' sporting activities that tourists like to try in Thailand.

This guide contains some basic safety information for enthusiasts who like to shoot at targets and the contact details for the best shooting range in Pattaya to do it legally.

Snorkeling Tours

This popular coastal resort is surrounded by several accessible coral islands, so it's a superb place for tourists to try snorkel swimming for the first time.

The information in this help guide is for absolute beginners who will holiday in Thailand and are asking "Is Pattaya good for snorkeling?" before they book a trip.

Squash Courts and Clubs

It should be easy to find a squash court if you are staying in Pattaya because the area caters well for people who enjoy playing this fast-paced racket game.

This section contains a list of the best Pattaya squash court facilities and social clubs, including some of the cheapest shops for buying the gear.

Swimming Lessons and Pools

Apart from the safety aspects, it will make the use of Pattaya swimming pools much more enjoyable if you learn how to swim.

This help guide contains a list of public and private facilities where you can take swimming classes in Pattaya and the surrounding areas.

Tennis Courts and Clubs

Tennis is popular in Thailand because you do not need a lot of gear. So, get yourself a racket, a few balls, and a place to play, and you're good to go.

This guide contains a list of tennis courts and clubs in Pattaya with contact details of the facilities that offer tennis lessons for beginners.

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