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beach tour hotel cheaphotel packagetour thailand travele vacationThe entranceway to distinctive coastal towns in the East is Chonburi, located  approximately 80 kilometers southeast of Bangkok. Chonburi, Bangkok’s closest seaside town, is situated on the eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand. The place is blessed with affluent unspoiled resources, such as captivating beaches, traditions and seafood. Chonburi is a well-known destination for all Bangkokians who search for the convenient getaway from boisterous everyday life in the city.

Moreover, Chonburi is the center of the Eastern Seaboard Development Project, with its highly developed parks and fishing villages. Concurrently, there are ten Amphoe or districts, including, Muang Chonburi, None Yai, Phanat Nikhom, Ban Bung, Phan Thong, Bo Thong, Si Racha, Bang Lumung, Sattahip and Ko Si Chang.

Chonburi province involves abundant hangouts and spots of excitements for visitors. Specifically distinguished and prominent everywhere in the world is the seaside town of Pattaya, at the same time the town of Si Racha is notable to many within Thailand for its pungent chilli zest. That is why our travel agency in Thailand commends this place for any traveler on vacation in Thailand.

The enthralling destination for visitors who have the intense desire to uncover this wonderful place is the attractive scenery on the island of Ko Si Chang, which had spawned prominently in the instance when King Rama IV, Rama V and Rama VI paid a visit to the island for some much suitable calmness and equanimity. King Rama V commenced the building of the pioneered palace for monarchical vacation house in the sunny season and the conception affirmed well with succeeding monarchs.

There are profuse outstanding beaches and other areas of excitements on Ko Si Chang. There is affluence of flabbergasting destinations on the island to swim, laze - out, and places that are a perfect picnic catch.

Main Attractions:

Tham Yai Phrik Vipassana Monastery
The caves at the Tham Yai Phrik Vipassana Monastery are a perfect area to experience the nature at the same time gaining the knowledge in the skills of deep thoughts or meditations.

Hat Tham Phang (Fallen Cave Beach) and Khao Tham Phang
Hat Tham Phang and Khao Tham Phang, are situated at the back of the island. It is an excellent spot for swimming in the crystalline sea and considerably peaceful beach, great for appreciating the twilight.

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Hat Tha Wang Palace
The Hat Tha Wang Palace is a preferred picnic and swimming place of local people and visitors from Bangkok. The palace was formerly the vacation gateway by Rama V (King Chulalongkorn) during the summer seasons, but was left until the French shortly got hold of the island in 1893. The vital throne hall, a grandiose golden teak arrangement, recognized as Vimanmek Teak Mansion was, transported to Bangkok in 1910.

The San Jao Phaw Khao Yai Chinese Temple
The temple is stationed high on a cliff peak and having an excellent view of the sea, it provides a breathtaking panorama over the ocean. The limestone cave of Tham Saowapha is undoubtedly a great place to visit. However, never dismiss from mind to take or bring a torchlight, to enjoy the unique sight of the cave.

Koh Larn
The island is located to the West of Pattaya approximately 7.7 kilometers from the shore and wrapping an area of 4 square kilometers. There are first class beaches, crystal-clear water, and a great amount of coral reefs.

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Jomtien Beach
The beach is located 4 kilometers from Pattaya. A beach road goes parallel to the shore as well as hotels and other accommodation. It is a great destination for tranquility, swimming and water sports activities.

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For many years, Bang Saen Beach has been the preferred and popular weekend escapade destination for Thai people and likewise with visitors from many different countries. It is an illustrious beach located only 85 km south of Bangkok, just a brief hour drive from the Suvarnabhumi Airport. It is well approachable, unlike many other places in Thailand. Within the beach, people will notice merchants serving and, promoting refreshments, as well as seafood tiny meals consisting of squid, mussels and spicy steamed-fish-cakes. People can hire deck chairs and rubber rings floater for swimming. Fresh water bathing services are also available. Weekends are commonly brimming, although it is significantly peaceful throughout weekdays. Facing the beach are hotels, bungalows, food shops along with sporting paraphernalia and bicycles for hire.

Sri Racha Tiger Zoo
The zoo promotes Thailand's abundant number of Bengal Tigers. Moreover, excessive numbers of other animals composed of: crocodiles, ostriches, single hump camels, kangaroos and a sanctuary of fascinating birds, also live in the park.

Khao Sam Muk
The cliff having a great view of the sea has transformed into a tourist destination where stories from the past are told about a couple, which finished their existence at the same time of having a solemn promise of everlasting love for each other. An enormous amount of indigenous monkeys and exquisite cactus garden exist in the Khao Sam Muk Hill range.

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Laem Thaen
 It is a headland stretching-out throughout the sea. Visitors can rest in the domed positioned buildings or tents, which are much more enjoyable. In addition, there is an impressive sculpture of a dolphin positioned at this area.  There are many visitors arriving for fishing in Laem Thaen.

The Bottle Museum
The Bottle Art Museum is in Pattaya Chonburi, presented in a huge air-conditioned hall. Visitors can have a productive insight of exceedingly 300 well-formed tiny models in bottles. Mr. Pieter Bij De Lei from Holland and Mrs. Prepaisi Thaipanich from Thailand are the owners, who have spent almost 14 hours every day for nearly 15 years working on the models. Open at 10:00 am to 08:00 pm every day.

There are a bunch of tiny islands encompassing within Ko Si Chang, composing of: Ko Khaam Noi, Ko Ran Dok Mai and Koh Prong. A pleasant way to uncover the tiny islands is to hire a sea kayak, scuba diving or do a snorkeling journey to the close by Ko Khaang Khaow or Bat Island.

Koh Si Chang is an outstanding destination for tasting generous local seafood. What can be imaginably greater than having a meal of fresh barbecued seafood on the beach at the same time drinking cold refreshments and observing the sun gently falling below the horizon than a very relaxing time at Koh Si Chang.

Our travel agency in Thailand offers wholesome tour packages which includes a trip to Chonburi. Contact us for more information.

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