Mar
09

Shopping in Pattaya: All You Need To Know About Central Festival The Biggest Beachfront Shopping Mall in Asia

Shopping in Pattaya can take many forms, the Central festival Mall in Pattaya will give you the most superb mall experience for a beachfront mall in all of Asia. Central Festival was the first completed project by Central Pattana which operates malls across Thailand in such places as Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Pattaya, and Hatyai.

The Pattaya location broke ground in 2006 and had their grand opening in 2009. Their BIGGEST claim to fame is that they are the biggest beachfront shopping mall in asia.

 

The Best Largest Beachfront Shopping Mall in all of Asia

About Central Shopping Mall Location

The Pattaya location broke ground in 2006 and had their grand opening in 2009. Their BIGGEST claim.to fame is that they are the largest seaside mall in all of Asia. The feel is somewhat reminiscent of seaside malls in southern California. If you are travelling Asia Pattaya is a must see.

Central Festival Pattaya is located quite literally in the center of Pattaya’s signature halfmoon bay. It shares space with a 5 star luxury hotel operated by Hilton. With its proximity to the Hilton one does not even need to set foot outside to get from five star dining, luxury spas, a 10 cinema theatre, a bowling alley, bars and arcades and world class shopping.

This is an incredible benefit during the hotter months having non-stop entertainment options that are air conditioned and safe.

About The Hilton Pattaya

Central Festival shares space with a 5 star luxury hotel operated by Hilton. With its proximity to the Hilton one does not even need to set foot outside to get from five-star dining, luxury spas, a 10 cinema theatre, a bowling alley, bars and arcades and world class shopping. This is an incredible benefit during the hotter months having non stop entertainment options that are air conditioned and safe.

With its proximity to the Hilton one does not even need to set foot outside to get from five star dining, luxury spas, a 10 cinema theatre, a bowling alley, bars and arcades and world class shopping. This is an incredible benefit during the hotter months having

The Best Views Of Pattaya Bay

This is an incredible benefit during the hotter months having non stop entertainment options that are air conditioned and safe.

The entire front wall is glass giving shoppers full-scale sea views spanning the horizon on all seven floors.

There are benches for those who drop while their friends or significant others continue to shop. Watch the boats come in and out of the harbour, catch a glimpse of the

Watch the boats come in and out of the harbour, catch a glimpse of the Admirillica, Pattaya’s own Pirate Ship, or go at night for incredible neon views of the restaurant boats and of course the PATTAYA sign on the hill inspired by none other than the sign located in the HOLLYWOOD hills.

Shopping in Pattaya at Central Festival Plaza

The shopping at Central Festival Pattaya is superb. There are seven levels of shopping with 8 major department stores, 200 other shops ranging from housewares, jewelry, electronics, pet accessories, and of course apparel for all ages. Brands from around the world are represented such as Coach, Louis Vuitton, Guess, Crocks, Samsonite, Kenneth Cole, Ed Hardy, T & Surf Design, Birkenstock, H & M, Diesel, FCUK,

Brands from around the world are represented such as Coach, Louis Vuitton, Guess, Crocks, Samsonite, Kenneth Cole, Ed Hardy, T & Surf Design, Birkenstock, H & M, Diesel, FCUK, DKNY Jeans, Body Glove, Puma, Playboy, Levi’s, Dr. Marten, and many more.

There are novelty shops selling everything from laser pointers,handmade soaps, Buddhist amulets, and condos for sale, to consumer electronics, water purifiers, and home security devices. Pick out curtains for your home, get all new appliances for the new vacation condo you just purchased, order a new area rug for the entryway of your newly purchased pool villa or get everything you need to furnish your new rental income property.

Pick out curtains for your home, get all new appliances for the new vacation condo you just purchased, order a new area rug for the entryway of your newly purchased pool villa or get everything you need to furnish your new rental income property.

The Best Place to Buy Thai Traditional Clothing in the Mall

If you want something that is traditional to take home with you may I suggest Namaste. There are three locations for Namaste in Central, the main store being on Level G. The store is filled with hand crafted items made in Thailand.

There are three locations for Namaste in Central, the main store being on Level G. The store is filled with hand crafted items made in Thailand.

Thai cotton, Thai silk, and glittering fabrics in bright patterns abound. The clothes are made to be very flattering to all body types. There are colors that work with every skin tone on the planet, and a design sure to appeal to everyone. Namaste has a large selection of purses, sarongs, and costume jewelry to accessorize their colourful outfits.

*Shopping tip: The one size fits all skirts offered at Namaste in 3 lengths make fabulous gifts to take to any woman in your life, whether friend, sister, cousin, wife, or girlfriend.

Dining at Central Festival Pattaya

Excluding the 5 star dining options available at the Hilton there are an astounding 52 options at the Central Festival Mall in Pattaya. There is an extensive food court offering cuisine that is very easy on the wallet, and in this food court it is very easy to pick up a glass of wine or a bottle of beer, which I find always improves my shopping trip. Also friendly on the budget if not the waistline are American fast food places like McDonalds, Burger King, and Carl’s Jr, or Sizzler Steak & Salad Bar.

Also friendly on the budget if not the waistline are American fast food places like McDonalds, Burger King, and Carl’s Jr, or Sizzler Steak & Salad Bar.

There are many others as well like Bar Italia, for fine Italian cuisine, several places you can pick up a blended juice or smoothie, and don’t forget to try one of shakes with the tapioca bubbles inside. Black Canyon Coffee provides an excellent cup of coffee, and there are more than a few Japanese dining options, and even one from New Zealand. There is a dining opiton to suit any budget and all tastes.

Black Canyon Coffee provides an excellent cup of coffee, and there are more than a few Japanese dining options, and even one from New Zealand. There is a dining opiton to suit any budget and all tastes.

Dinner and a Movie at Central Festival

Now that you know how many options you have for dinner why not make an evening out of it and have a classic date with your special someone with Dinner & a Movie at Central Festival. There is a 10 cinema multiplex and even an outdoor cinema reminiscent of a bygone era filled with convertible cars and drive in movie theatres. Perhaps after the movie is over stopping for an ice cream at Swensen’s would be in order.

There is a 10 cinema multiplex and even an outdoor cinema reminiscent of a bygone era filled with convertible cars and drive in movie theatres. Perhaps after the movie is over stopping for an ice cream at Swensen’s would be in order.

Other Things to do at the Mall in Pattaya

Maybe you are not the movie type. Perhaps you would like to interact with your party and move around a bit more. There is a fantastic bowling alley in the mall that gives you exactly that option. In addition to the lanes there is also an arcade that has a huge variety of games from driving games, to dancing games, to murdering every zombie from the apocalypse games.

There is a fantastic bowling alley in the mall that gives you exactly that option. In addition to the lanes there is also an arcade that has a huge variety of games from driving games, to dancing games, to murdering every zombie from the apocalypse games.

Buy a Condo in the Mall

You can even buy a condo in the mall. Habitus Condo had a showroom located in Central Festival prior to the showroom being built on the grounds where Habitus will be built. For more information on Habitus or buying a vacation condo or investment property contact an agent at Powerhouse Development today.

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