Rayong is a lovely seaside province in eastern Thailand, about 135 miles or 220 kilometers from Bangkok. The charming holiday destination boasts over 6 miles (100 kilometers) of white soft-sanded, sun-kissed beaches facing the Gulf of Thailand. The province comprises of 10 spectacular islands, the biggest being Ko Samet - a shiny T-shaped isle just over three miles (five kilometers) off Rayong coast, a favorite getaway for Thais and people from Bangkok. There is a good selection of hotels and beach resorts, while the weather in the area is warm and pleasant all year round with scarcer rains than the rest of Eastern Thailand. The nature is amazing - with an abundance of colorful coral reefs, beautiful marine life, scenic mountains, deep caves, fruit plantations, museums and historical sites. The beaches, such as Hat Sai Kaew, Ao Phutsa and Ao Hin Khok, with their fresh bars and sumptuous restaurants, are a great escape for the weekends.
Rayong and Ko Samet offer a bunch of accommodation options - from simply furnished bungalows providing basic amenities to upscale five-star resorts tendering a plethora of facilities. Some of the most top rated hotels on Ko Samet are Paradee Resort and Spa and Le Vimarn Cottages and Spa. X2 Rayong Resort is another swanky hotel set in a tranquil place on Ko Samet and offering amazing sea views. The holiday property features elegantly designed private units with spacious balconies, and a full range of classy facilities including bar, restaurant, conference room, games room, pool, spa and parking facilities. Ao Prao Resort is a lovely beach hotel on Koh Samet island, built in a magnificent village style, nestled in the middle of stunning tropical landscapes and spoiling guests with a profusion of hotel amenities and sports activities.
The area provides many comfortable lodgings ensuring tropical unwinding at reasonable prices. Nice Beach Hotel is one of the affordable hotels in Ko Samet located in close proximity to a great number of attractions and sights of interests. The lovely lodging offers hotel car park, conference center, pool, steam bath and a restaurant. Star Hotel is another budget place to stay while holiday on Ko Samet - a comfortable vacation retreat in the very center of Rayong city welcoming guests to commodious rooms, abundance of leisure facilities and amiable services. Samet Cliff Resort is a relatively inexpensive accommodation set in an area with lush mountain greenery, serene skies and fresh sea breezes.
Rayong and its biggest island of Ko Samet is the ideal holiday destination for all people searching for long seashores with silky-soft sand, broiling sun and clear sea. It attracts tourists with its unspoiled beauty and unseen nature treasures. After visitors spend a few hours of total relaxation on the blissful beaches and a delightful nap in some of the gorgeous lodgings in the area, Rayong and Koh Samet are silently awaiting their exploration. Dok Krai Reservoir is a stunning district, about 20 miles (35 kilometers) from Rayong, showing beautiful nature and wildlife. Ban Ko Ao is an appealing typical Thai fishing village. Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park is a fascinating area homing 20 splendid caves and 4 picturesque waterfalls. Pa Pradu Temple and City Pillar Shrine are striking historical monuments. Unfortunately, time is over but attractions are still swarming, so tourists are invited to take another trip to Rayong and Ko Samet!
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