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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Shopping Centre
“Central Festival is the largest beachfront shopping center in Asia, its a must see if youre on the hunt for upper end items and brands as they have everything from high end brands to foodcourts and to a cinema. This is one of the hangout spots for alot of tourists and locals when in Pattaya.”
  • 125 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Historic Site
“Angkor Wat is a temple complex in Cambodia and is the largest religious monument in the world, on a site measuring 162.6 hectares (1,626,000 m2; 402 acres).”
  • 91 locals recommend
  • 95 Experiences
Night Market
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“Roam around with night market, free music in the park and a lot of food venders. Open on weekend.”
  • 160 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Sanctuary Of Truth - Very impressive and the work and attention to detail is amazing, many years of labour has been put into this place and temple.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Route
“Siem Reap's nightlife scene comprises lively bars, cocktail lounges, international restaurants and vibrant nightclubs that stay open (and busy) until 04:00 every day. For backpackers, Pub Street in downtown Siem Reap is ideal for a night out of bar-hopping with like-minded travellers as its numerous bars are easily accessible on foot while unique cocktails and beers”
  • 70 locals recommend
Route
“the iconic walking street is a must go place to experience Pattaya's night life.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The Big Buddha is one of many Temples located on Koh Samui, literally a 5 minute drive from the villa and close to the great sunset view restaurants the Big Buddha is a great spot to check out mid afternoon then enjoy the sunset on the way home”
  • 69 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Nong Nooch is so many things, there are a variety of stunning gardens and collections of trees cars and animals that time simply flys bye. The Cultural show is an Epic treat with some fantastic performers and effects that leave a lasting impression.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Romantic chic place, beachfront eats and drinks, great breakfast and sundowners”
  • 56 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“A mall completed with range of asian and international dining, bistro, cafe, and a large market-style food court in basement.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Floating Market
“Amphawa is the second most popular floating market near Bangkok, not as large as Damnoen Saduak but more authentic, with visitors almost exclusively Thai. Located 50 km from Bangkok this once small village was apparently already present in the mid-Seventeenth Century.The best way to enjoy Amphawa is to come before 10:00 and leave soon after lunch.”
  • 30 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Floating Market
“Covering an area of 100,000sqm, the Four Regions Floating Market is separated into four sections – each representing and selling items from the four major parts of Thailand (north, northeast, central and south). Expect to find many eateries, fruit stalls, souvenir shops and some art galleries. There is also a cultural show every afternoon. The 350 million baht market has over 114 shops and water vendors selling authentic Thai food, desserts and specialties from all over the kingdom. For a floating market experience, hire a man-powered boat to get around and discover the richness of the surrounding Thai architecture and riverside life. Typically, the boat is big enough for four people and can”
  • 47 locals recommend
Water Park
“Truly the first-of-its-kind in Asia, Vana Nava Water Jungle proudly presents a collection of the “Firsts in Thailand”. Definitely, The AbyssTM, shaped like a giant megaphone, is the world’s largest waterslide and the only one in Thailand. Vana Nava Water Jungle, Asia’s First Water Jungle is located in Thailand’s most beloved resort town of Hua Hin. As the first ecologically aware community water park in the region, Vana Nava Water Jungle has literally transformed an empty plot of land into a tropical jungle, with over 200,000 plants and trees delivered from across Thailand in its 20 rai (3.2 hectares) property. Combining state-of-the-art technology and modern facilities with 20 attractions comprising of signature rides, exciting slides, as well as Thailand’s First Professional Underwater Studio. Every element has strengthened Vana Nava Water Jungle in being “More than just a water park”, but an entertainment complex filled with lifestyle activities for all ages and solidly marked on the tourism map as a significant destination in Thailand. The water park also features the country’s longest slide, BoomerangoTM. Thailand’s first and most thrilling anti-gravity tube-slide goes to the Aqualoop, and the AquaCourse™, another first in Thailand, is a challenging course of ropes and obstacles, combined with water guns for parties and competitions, which brings lots of laughs. And many more rides are ready for fun, including climbing and surfing in the Adventure Zone, all supplied by the WhiteWater West Industries from Canada, the world’s best innovator and supplier for water parks. The tallest man-made mountain waterfall in Asia, Vana Nava ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Water Park
“One of the biggest water park in Thailand, it is worth value of money to visit.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“The Big Buddha Temple is one of the most suitable places to pay homage to the Buddha's blessing. And has a beautiful viewpoint in Pattaya Including near the other places of travel, the place is Khao Sato 5”
  • 45 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Fisherman’s Village Samui is a historical part of Bophut, with rustic-style buildings, convenience stores, boutique stores, trendy restaurants and spas lining the Beach Road. Every Friday, the whole area becomes the site of the Fisherman’s Village Walking Street market, attracting shoppers from across the island for the amazing variety of wares and the lively atmosphere and entertainment Villa M is the only luxury villa in Fishermans Village - some guests never move out of the Village. They don’t want to do anything but eat/sleep/read/relax/repeat. Almost everything worth seeing/doing (i.e. more than once) is within 20 mins. from Villa M and the Village. The Village is safe- with more less its own neighbourhood watch. Over 40 restaurants in the Village, of different style, and budget, all within easy walking distance of Villa M. The Village is reknown as the dining centre of Samui, you are spoiled for choice with plenty of beachfront dining options and dining on the sand. You can also dine in with takeaway. Most restaurants offer this option. This old part of Bophut Beach obviously takes its name from the fact that it was once home to a thriving fishing community. More recently, the fishermen have moved on and the main pier has collapsed, but the old wooden shophouses remain, with a warren of narrow alleys running between many of them, giving the village a charming old look and feel. .Many of the buildings on the beach side offering remarkable views across the sea towards Koh Phangan. These are mostly restaurants, many of which have tables which spread out onto the sand of the adjacent beach. Unsurprisingly, many of them specialise in Thai seafood, though you will also find a wide selection of western and international offerings, pubs and bars. With its rustic appearance, huge selection of boutique shopping, dining and spas and, of course, the weekly market, The picturesque main road is an attraction in itself any day of the week and looks particularly striking in the half-light of dusk. ”
  • 102 locals recommend