Pattaya Floating Market is a significant cultural part of the city, offering a vast collection of activities and products to its visitors.
The vendors at the market showcase local produce and other items sourced from the four regions of Thailand - North, North East, Central and South. Best buys from this market are souvenirs, handcrafted toys, handmade clocks, home decor items, silk garments and many more.
There are several food stalls serving a wide variety of popular Thai snacks and delicacies at the Pattaya Floating Market. The food served here is famous for its authentic flavors and exotic nature and you can choose from the popular items like pad Thai, coconut pancake and mango sticky rice to barbecue crocodile.
Pattaya Floating Market is not just about shopping and food it is a unique blend of Thai culture. You can catch cultural shows that are performed daily, watch a sea boxing match or traditional Thai form of martial arts and many others.
You can enjoy a relaxing traditional Thai massage or get your adrenaline pumping with an adventurous ziplining activity and take a ride on a traditional long-tailed boat to explore this amazing market.
Booking your Pattaya Floating Market tickets online will help you organize your itinerary better and also give you the advantage of discounts and excellent package deals. By booking online you get your confirmation instantly and you can also avoid long queues at the ticket counter when you are visiting the Pattaya Floating Market.
Book your Pattaya Floating Market tour in advance and enjoy a hassle free time exploring the Markets without standing in endless queues for tickets. You can choose from a wide variety of packages depending on your interests. You can pick just to explore the market or add different types of boat rides as well as hotel transfers too.
Spanning across 100,000 square meters, the Pattaya Floating Market is divided into four parts, which are all covered in this package. Each of these parts sell items from four different regions of Thailand which are the north, northeast, south and central. Pattaya Floating Market is famous for its Thai delicacies and handmade products.
This package includes entrance to the Pattaya Floating Markets where you can watch cultural shows such as sea boxing, traditional Thai dancing. Enjoy a traditional Thai head, facial or foot massage with your tour ticket. At the market you can indulge in a traditional buffet or an exotic one if you are feeling adventurous. Complete your visit with a little shopping for some traditional Thai handmade products such as silver ware, toys, jewelry, or home decor items.
Although the Market has a ramp it is far more enjoyable to take up the Pattaya Floating Market tour on a boat, and this package is perfect to take you on a tour of the market on a rowing boat.
The ticket includes entry to the Floating Market with 2 hours of exploring the Pattaya Floating Market. A 15 minutes rowboat ride will be part of your tour. You can enjoy cultural shows such as sea boxing, martial arts and dance or get a traditional Thai facial, head,or foot massage.
Get tantalized with your taste buds with a traditional Thai buffet or try out some exotic food, all included in your package. Shop for some fantastic traditional Thai handmade items such as textiles, silverware, toys, etc.
Explore the Pattaya Floating Markets on an amphibious boat with this package. The Pattaya Floating Market has ramps built for shoppers and visitors, however, the amphibious ride gives a different perspective to the Floating Market tour.
Experience a whole 2 hours of exploring the Pattaya Floating Markets and a 30 minute amphibious boat ride with this package. Watch cultural shows such as sea boxing and Thai dancing while you are here. Indulge in a delicious buffet of traditional Thai delicacies or try out the exotic items. You can get a traditional Thai face, head or foot massage for some relaxation. Explore and shop for handmade goods like toys, home decor items, jewelry, etc. as you ride through the market.
Enjoy a tour of Thailand's largest man made Floating market with easy transfers. Explore the wide variety of shops selling food, handmade products, clothes, fruits and vegetables and several other things.
Entry to the Pattaya Floating Market with Hotel transfers and 2 hours of tour in the market. You can take in cultural shows such as sea boxing and Thai dancing. Indulge in a traditional Thai foot, head or facial massage, or try out the traditional Thai buffet or the exotic food available here. Shop for some amazing handmade goods such as silverware, textiles, toys, clocks, etc.
The Pattaya Floating Market is not just a shopping destination but a whole plethora of experiences that should not be missed. Enjoy amazing cultural shows, excellent selections of food, boat rides, adventure activities like zip lining, getting traditional Thai massage and so much more.
Thailand is famous for its mouthwatering cuisine and the Pattaya floating market is heaven for food lovers. The advantage of the Pattaya Floating Markets tour is that sellers from the four major regions (North, Northeast, South, Central) of Thailand come together to bring a cornucopia of special delicacies from each region. Here you will find popular Thai snacks and dishes in abundance such as pad Thai, fried rice with all kinds of curries. One can also relish a wide array of delicious desserts like coconut pancakes, coconut ice cream, mango sticky rice and more. You can dig into delicious baked delicacies that are a specialty from each region.
Your Pattaya Floating Market tour will be incomplete if you do not catch a popular cultural show that is performed in the market daily. There are four unique repertoire each day of these performances. Muay Thai, which is a form of martial arts, unique to Thailand, is performed for visitors everyday. During the show the fighters compete on a horizontal bar over the water and whoever falls in the water first loses the match. These fights are not real but performed in a rather comical way which induces laughter and excitement in the crowd. Visitors also get to take pictures in traditional Thai costumes.
Since the Pattaya Floating Market is on water nothing can be better than exploring it from the water's edge on a boat. You can choose from a variety of boats but getting to row a traditional Thai rowboat is simply incredible. You can enjoy a true floating market feel by taking a pedaled long tailed boat ride, purchase some freshly prepared snacks and enjoy it while you take in the views. Adding a traditional boat ride to your Pattaya Floating Market tour will also give you excellent opportunities to click pictures of the markets from the water's edge.
An amphibious boat ride will give you an opportunity to further explore the Floating Market. You can enjoy the sights of the market from the water as well as ride on to the Thai Folk Village and Monkey Show. The amphibious boat can travel both on land and water and they were once used to transport goods across rivers as well as roads.
The Pattaya Floating Market is not only about shopping but a whole cornucopia of activities. You can get your dose of adrenaline high with an exciting and adventurous activity at the SkyWalkers Sling Adventure. All you need to do is get strapped in and slide over the water at 15 m above. The zipline covers over 300 meters in length. This activity has become one of the fastest growing activities here.
A visit to Pattaya Floating Market would definitely be incomplete without a little retail therapy. However it is important to sharpen your bargaining skills in order to shop here. There are a wide variety of local made items from the four regions of Thailand. Some of the best buys from here are wooden items such as toys, small furniture, home decor items; garments made from silk and other locally sourced materials; traditional souvenirs, postcards, handmade clocks, wood carvings and loads more.
Location: 451/304 Moo 12, Sukhumvit Road Pattaya
Opening hours: 10 am to 11 pm daily
Best time to visit: The best time to visit the Pattaya Floating Market is in the cooler season between the months of November to February. The weather is pleasant and there is very little chance of rain during this time.
The Pattaya Floating Market has a wide variety of goods from all four major parts of Thailand (North, Northeast, South and Central). Some of the best buys here are wooden items such as toys, home decor items, wood carvings, garments made of silk, handmade wall clocks, silverware and lots more
The Floating Market Pattaya is Thailand's largest man-made floating market and it is also considered the best in Thailand. This is one of the few floating markets in Thailand that has retained its authenticity. Despite not being very old it has managed to retain its old world charm and original look. Another reason for its fame is it is quieter, cleaner and less crowded compared to the other floating markets in Thailand. Locals and tourists both testify that the food you get here from the local vendors have original and authentic flavors of the region.
The distance from Pattaya city center to the Floating Market is about 10 km. From Pattaya head to Highway 3 then towards Sattahip. This road will lead you straight to the parking lot of the Pattaya Floating Markets
The beat time to visit Pattaya Floating Markets is in the winter months between November to February. The weather during this time is cool and pleasant with very little chance of rainfall.
Yes, Pattaya Floating Markets has its own parking area near the ticket counters