Another popular province for tourists and business travelers. Rayong is located in the east of Thailand with many tourist attractions from top of the mountain along the waterfall down to the bottom of the sea.
Rayong is also rich with agriculture and fruit farms. Just only 3 hours drive from Bangkok to Rayong city center and you'll find yourself a fruit heaven featuring durian, rambutan, mangosteen, watermelon, longan and much more you couldn't ever imagine!
Fruit King - Dried Durian Monthong
A signature king of fruits here and only in Rayong
One of the most popular destination in Rayong is definitely this heavenly island called "Samed" island including many nice hotels and bungalows in the middle of sea, sand and sun. But today .. we'll take you to another side of this province on shore where you can also spend your wonderful holiday that you won't forget :)
1. The Golden Meadow (view location)
A mysterious hidden golden field that can still preserve a perfect nature sense of this largest mangrove forest in Rayong. An adventure nature trail on a 3 kilometers long wooden bridge into the middle of the forest. You can observe the nature of many small sea life such as Mudskipper, Fiddler crab, Mini shrimps, Sesarma and Sea shells. And the highlight here is definitely "The Golden Meadow" where sunlight is reflected by the leaves of the golden trees that you can selfie just in the middle of a wooden path. Can't miss!
Open hours : 06:00-18:00 hrs
Entrance fee : Definitely free
Others : Parking 20 THB per vehicle | Connecting tricycle 5 THB per trip per person | Boat 50 THB per trip per person
2. Khao Laem Ya Pier (view location)
Located inside the national park with a white light tower and a wooden bridge which lies to the center of the ocean. All you have to do is selfie yourself at this very point of view and check in as this is a signature scene of Rayong. You can also walk up the mountain for only 1 kilometer to watch the sunset and even see Samed island from here. You can also make your camp at this location.
Open hours : 08:00-18:00 hrs
Entrance fee : Of course, it's free
Others : Own camping 30 THB per night | Rent camping 290 THB per couple
3. Khao Chamao Water Fall (view location)
Also known as "the glass canal" located in the National park of Wong mountain. This waterfall consists of 8 levels down 3 kilometers away to the ground canal. You can simply see a lot of fishes swimming along. There are also 2 nature trials of 2-3 kilometers each for you to walk an explore among the trees which last more than a hundred years.
Open hours : 08:00-16:00 hrs
Entrance fee : Not applicable
4. Ko Kloi Floating Market (view location)
A traditional local market that will take you back through time of an old Siam in the view of wooden buildings surrounding a giant lake and a floating vessels where you can eat and buy souvenirs or selfie and enjoy Thai massages. You can do fish feeding while rowing a boat in the middle of the lake.
Open hours : 10:00-21:00 hrs
Entrance fee : Free :)
5. Phra Chedi Klang Nam (view location)
A white pagoda built by the river of Rayong surrounded by mangrove forest. A highly respected place by local people and considered as one of the historical place of Thailand established since 1873 to be the symbol welcoming all sea voyagers to this fantastic province. It is also a gathering place for many festivals such as Loy krathong, River boat race and important Buddhism ceremony.
Open hours : Anytime
Entrance fee : Free for you
6. Lamai Fruit Farm (view location)
CANNOT MISS! The most famous fruit farm in Rayong including durian, rambutan, mangosteen, longan, langsat, watermelon, pineapple, and much more. This farm offers you an unlimited fruit buffet for all seasons. They also provided a recreational vehicle among the flower garden by the lake where you can stay overnight and enjoy a bbq dinner with your friends.
Open hours : 08:00-18:00 hrs
Entrance fee : 350-590 THB per person (included fruit buffet all you can eat)
Others : Recreational vehicle 2,000-3,000 THB per night
ึ7. Yomjinda Lane (view location)
The very first road of Rayong province that settles along the main river surrounded by the old local community with many traditional trading shops, coffee, cafe, antiques, salons, thai massages and much more local lifestyles. A very classic environment that you'l definitely love to experience.
Open hours : All hours
Entrance fee : Absolutely free
8. Rayong Aquarium (view location)
A learning laboratory to enter the world under the sea including the sea life over 150 species, plants and local fisherman's way of living.
Open hours : 10:00-17:00 hrs
Entrance fee : 30 THB per person