Rayong province is in the east and the
city is approximately 220 kms (140 miles)
from Bangkok. The province is famous
for its fine beach, tasty food, etc. Travelling
by car will be quite convenient.
From Bangkok visitors can visit Pattaya
and then Rayong. Several seaside
resorts are beautiful and there are a lot of
hotels and bungalos at reasonable prices.
From Rayong about 22 kms tourists mostly go to
Ban Phe, a busy fishing port and the center of
local marine produce. This is a stopping off point
for tourists en route to the island of Ko Samet.
There are few good sea food restaurants at Ban
Phe. Travelling further to the east from Ban Phe
on the beach road for about 5 kms will reach
Suan Son Pine Park. this is a popular picnic
place with shady areas, white clean sand and a
number of sea-food cateries.
For beaufitul scenery tourists can choose to
stay at hotel on the small hill or near the beach. Travelling around here is very relaxing because the traffic is light and roads are very smooth.
Sunthon Phu Memorial Park
Ban Khram, located on the coast road between
Ban Phe and Klaeng district, is the birthplace
of Sunthon Phu (1786-1855),Thailand's greatest