Another delightful resort on the eastern coast,
Rayong is just beginning to gain wider popularity.
With a 100 kilometre-long coastline, it boasts
several beautiful beaches and scenic waterfalls
amid natural surroundings.
Rayong is also rich in sea-life resources and
considered a major agricultural and industrial
Rayong is 180 kilometres from Bangkok and covers
a total area of 3,552 square kilometres. Administrative,
it is divided into Muang Rayong, Klaeng, Ban Khai,
Bang Chang, Pluak Daeng and Wang Chan districts
and Khao Chamao and Nikhom Phatthana sub-districts.
Well-known and highly popular items are products
from the sea, including shrimp paste, fish sauce,
dried shrimp, salted fish and squid. All at reasonable
prices, they are available at Ban Phe market and
the market within town limit.
Fruits in season during May to June include durian,
rambutan and mangosteen which are also marketed
nation-wide. Visitors to Rayong during this period
unfailingly take advantage of the abundance and
the low prices of these succulent tropical fruits.
Some fruit orchards are also open to visitors.
A cottage industry production, Kok Weed Products
are made mainly by the people of Tambon Kram in
Klaeng district. They come in the shape of caps,
handbags and souvenirs and can be purchased at
shop near the Sunthornphu Memorial.
Distances from Rayong Town
to Other Destinations :
Map Ta Phut 13 kilometres
Ban Chang 27 kilometres
U Taphao Airport 35 kilometres
Ban Khai 11 kilometres
Ban Phe 19 kilometres
Laem Mae Phim 45 kilometres
Klaeng 47 kilometres
Chon Buri 98 kilometres
Pattaya 60 kilometres
Chanthaburi 110 kilometres
Trat 179 kilometres