Rayong and Koh Samet Activities and Top Things to do
as popular in Rayong as other parts of the country. The following courses
are closest to Rayong itself. Eastern Star Golf courses 24/5 Mu 3 Tambon
Phala, Ban Chang District, Rayong 21130 tel:(038) 639410-7. Great Lake
Golf and Country Club 77 Mu 3, Off Highway no.36, Bangkok-Rayong Road,
Map Yang, Pluak Daeng, Rayong 21130 tel: (038) 622630 and the Rayong Green
Valley Country Club, Mu 7, Ban Chang, Rayong 21130 tel: (038) 603001.
is available at the Orchard
Park Riding Club some 7 km off Highway no. 3 after a left turn at km.
260. tel: 530 3860-3 (Bangkok). Also at the Slo Bunny Horse Riding-Training
Center at Mae Ramphung Beach tel: (038) 898623. Enjoy a brisk gallop along
the shore or take a sedate stroll though the bush nearby. No matter how
experienced you are, this is a 'family' activity that all can enjoy.
is as popular as ever and there are various rental places
or your hotel will possible have a number you can use. Trails for bikes
are everywhere as there are numerous paths leading off the beaten track
that can be followed.
and other sporting facilities are
usually supplied by the hotels or contact Orchard Park on 530 3860-3 (Bangkok)
for more information on this and other sporting facilities in the area.
is another favoured pastime and
the beaches around Rayong offer perfect seas for this activity. With a
100 km long coastline, it boasts several beautiful beaches that are rich
increases in popularity annually
and both the beaches and off-shore islands have facilities for this sport.
AS in most cases with fishing if you have your own tackle it's probably
a good idea to bring it with you though rods and the like can be hired
from some hotels and resorts in the area.
under in waters that lap Rayong's
shore and those of the off-shore islands abound in marine life so it's
worth putting your head under water. There are a few dive centres both
on the mainland and the islands close to Rayong where gear can be hired
or lessons can be taken.
is another 'family' activity
and can be accomplished at the Star Bowling Centre at the Star Hotel.
Here 26 lanes with computerised scoring system are in operation from 10
a.m. to midnight.
This annual fair , usually during the middle of May, celebrates the abundance
of local fruits and products. Besides stalls selling local fruits and
products, there are coulorful floats decorated with fruits, parades, musical,
and dance processions, beauty pageants, fruits contests and exhibitions
of local products.
This annual celebration is held in the twelfth lunar month during Loi
Krathong festival, to pay homage the Chedi. The fair also features exciting
This annual fair ,held on June,26 at Sunthon Phu's statue tambon Kram
Klaeng district. There are ceremony to respect Sunthon Phu and exhibition
such as literary work and drama.
This fair is held from December 28 until January 3 with a board range
of entertainment spectacles and special exhibition of government and private