Rayong Province: East Coast of Thailand

Rayong is an interesting area of Eastern Thailand, with large areas of coast and beaches. Together with this, it has national parks with waterfalls.

Rayong is located on the East Coast of Thailand, about 200 Kilometers from Bangkok.

It has 100 Kilometers of coastline, making Rayong an important fishing and seafood area. The Sea bordering Rayong is the Gulf of Thailand.

The beaches along the coast are varied, being pure leisure and working fishing beaches. All are interesting with individual characteristics.

Many of the local villages carry out fishing and subsequently the drying, processing and packaging of the 'catch'. So, Rayong is one of the most important suppliers of fish and seafood to the Eastern area of Thailand.

Industrially, Rayong is the home of the SE Asia industrial Estate - Map ta Phut - a huge conglomeration of different industries, which includes one of the largest Petrochemical plants in the world.

Rayong is known as an Industrial area, because there are many factories based there. However, this province has many nice and popular places for tourist to visit.

Mountains are to be seen in all areas of Rayong, and these of course have a series of spectacular waterfalls and nature areas to visit.
Fruit production is also important in Rayong Province, and crops include rambutan, durian and mangosteen.

There are many coastal resources in the province of Rayong - and of course the long coastline with many beaches is easily accessible.

Rayong Dried Fruit Products on Sale at RayongHow to get to Rayong Province

By Driving

Use highway No. 3 (Sukhumvit Rd.); from Bangkok you will pass Samut Prakarn, Chonburi, Pattaya City, Sattahip, Baan Chang and Rayong City (total of 220 Kilometers)

Use highway No. 7 (Motorway); start from Pattanakarn to Chonburi and connect to route No. 36 to highway No. 3 (Sukhumvit Rd.) to Rayong City (total of 175 Kilometers)

By Bus

An easy and comfortable 2 hours travel form Bangkok direct to Rayong by bus. You can choose from 2 main bus stations - Mochit Bus Station - the Northern Terminal or Ekamai Bus Station - the Eastern Terminal.

Rayong Province is made up of the sub-districts - Mueang Rayong | Klaeng | Wang Chan. districts and Khao Chamao | Ban Khai | Bang Chang | Pluak Daeng and Nikhom Phatthana.

Rayong Tourist Attractions also include the Beaches of Rayong Province