Pattaya Park Beach Resort in Pratumnak is famous for its tower, which is visible from almost anywhere in the city. Its height is 240 meters, and at the top there is a restaurant with a circular view of the city and an attraction «Tower jump». That is, a jump from the tower. Of course, this is not literally a jump, but a descent down the cable, trolls. But you can still get a portion of extreme.
The content of the article
- one Observation tower Pattaya Park
- 2 Descent from the tower and video
- 3 Information to visit
- 4 How to get there
- five On the map
Observation tower Pattaya Park
Hotel Pattaya Park Beach Resort Probably 20 years already. Therefore, the whole large area with attractions and a water park, the buildings and the tower look shabby and rather old-school. What can attract in the tower is the views from above and going down in one of three ways: Sky Shuttle (in the booth), Speed Shuttle (two-seat bassinet), or simply slide down suspended from a cable. The latter is usually called trolls or zip-line.
So, we buy a ticket, go up the elevator. The windows in the view cafe are stained, but if you lean the lens as close to the glass as possible and look for cleaner places, you can take more or less normal photos. The view from the cafe opens 360 degrees and this is a plus.
There are tables, you can sit, drink something refreshing, chat, looking at Pattaya from above. The cafe has beer, ice cream, cakes. The atmosphere, as they say in the reviews, is a little soviet, it is. But this is not a restaurant at all. By the way, there is a restaurant on the 52nd floor, but I think it's not much better there, given the design of the hotel and the tower.
The observation deck, where you arrive by elevator, is located on the 55th floor. Then you need to climb one more floor with your legs, to the roof, from where you descend down in one of the ways to choose from. In total, we have a maximum height of 56 floors. During my visit, there were many noisy Chinese who rushed shouting to the window when someone was being pulled down.
By the way, photos from the roof can be taken without the glass obstacle. Life hack to you like this.
Descent from the tower and video
Honestly, while I was standing there on the roof, blown by the winds of all the seas, it was scary. Moreover, he was afraid not so much of the height as of the fact that the Thais somewhere would fall off. Well, you remember that for 20 years all this has been standing here and looks the same. In any case, the option to take the elevator down was not considered at all, so without hesitation I got up on the platform and drove down. The feeling of fear passed somewhere in a second, when I realized that the speed would not be high, in principle, and the cable was not going to break either..
But from the middle of the way, or even earlier, disappointment began. Adrenaline, even in a small dosage, never entered the bloodstream. I almost fell asleep. My expectations turned out to be too high, because the trolls are leaving at a strong slope downward. It even became funny that he was afraid before the descent. So I can say that this entertainment is extreme only for those who are afraid of heights. Well, or very far from anything really extreme.
Often in articles they write that this is a jump from a tower, but this is not at all correct. Precisely the descent, since this is not a bungee, but a troll.
A short video showing the descent from the tower. It could be accelerated to make it extreme, but the speed is exactly the same as in the video. Slowly.
Information to visit
A ticket to the tower costs 400 baht. For this price, you can take the elevator to the cafe and go down in one of three ways - in a cab, in a double bassinet, or alone.
The ticket price also includes 3 drinks of your choice (juices, coffee).
How to get there
The tower is located on the territory of the Pattaya Park hotel. This is the area Pratumnak, which is located between central Pattaya and Jomtien. In addition to the tower, on the large territory of the hotel there is also an amusement park and dull water park. The area is a little isolated, but can be reached on foot from Jomtien or from the center.
Or you can take a taxi or take one of the tuk-tuk that runs from Jomtien to the center and back, drive along Tapraya Street to the turn to Pratumnak opposite the Nirvana Apartment and then walk for 15 minutes on foot.
On the map
Pattaya Park Tower
Pattaya Park Tower
There is a high tower with an observation deck from where you can go down to the trolls. As well as a water park with water slides and attractions.
There is a high tower with an observation deck from where you can go down to the trolls. As well as a water park with water slides and attractions..