Hat Yai is the fourth largest city in Thailand and is located on the Southern Gulf Coast. The city has a cosmopolitan feel to itself that is unique to the area. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and is Southern Thailand’s commercial, shopping, and entertainment centre with excellent fine dining opportunities serving some of the most delicious seafood and a lively nightlife that make the region a popular and attractive vacation destination.
Visiting Hat Yai is an experience in itself and the city is lively and bustling at all times of the day. The weekends are especially crowded with streets packed with tourists from Malaysia and Singapore even at late hours. The best way to have a true experience o Hat Yai is by indulging in its many outdoor attractions, some of which include Hat Yai Observatory, Hat Yai Cable Car, Namtok Ton Nga Chang, and the Municipal Park. There are various shopping opportunities at the Lee Garden Plaza, Central Festival Mall, Santisuk Market and the famous Floating Market. The city also offers entertainment and amusement experiences at locations like the Ice Dome and Magic Eye 3d Museum. Just like most Thai cities, food is a significant part of the culture and Hat Yai offers delicious street side food giving you a true taste of Thailand to an exquisite fine dining experience at Regency Hotel Coffee House & Restaurant and Palm Court Restaurant. An outdoor experience is incomplete in Hat Yai without taking a tour of the Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary. Hat Yai has so much going on in its outdoors, that it is sure to keep you engaged and entertained throughout your trip.