About 50 kilometres from town,
turn left from Sukhumvit Road at Km. 301, then go straight
for 15 kilometres, will reach the golden sandy beach called
Khung Wiman Beach. Here is one of the most attractive scenic
places. There is only one resort and a few restaurants on
the beach to satisfy visitors.
Beach-Ao Khung Kraben
Located at Km. 25 from Tha Mai
District, these two connected white sandy beaches are
peaceful and suitable for relaxing and camping. There are
only restaurants and rest rooms offers, no accommodation.
Because the environment around
Ao Khung Kraben is still unspoilt and is the habitat of
various kinds of aquatic animals such as shrimp, fish c rab,
etc., Ao Khung Kraben Development Study Center under the
advice of His Majesty the King Bhumipol Adulyadej has been
Ao Khung Krabane
Nature Trend Board Walk
Located at the opposite side
of Ao Khung Kraben Development Study Center under the advice
of His Majesty the King, is the 850 metreslong bridge built
by Hopea Adorata. It passes through the unspoiled
slush-forest and various kinds of fauna and flora can be
found on both sides. There are also signs that inform
tourists along the way. This place is suitable for studying
about slush-forest ecological system. Besides, it is a
beautiful and peaceful place for relaxation.
Opened daily. 08.00-16.00 hrs.
For groups, advance contact is preferable, Tel: No.
Chao Lao Beach
Located about 17 kilometres
from Tha Mai District, the long white sandy beach in seren
place is suitable for relaxing. Although it is not the most
beautiful beach in Thailand, 2 kilometres of coral reefs
just off shore are attractive. The choices of accommodation
offered range from standard to the luxury hotels, including
restaurants. Boats for seeing coral reefs can be hired
around the beach. It should be better to visit here between
November to May, because both sea and sky are clear.
Wat Khao Sukim
Located at Tambon Baisri,
about 20 kilometres from town, the temple built on the
hillside is a religious center for meditation in a tranquil
and tree-shaded environment. The large rooms on the 3rd
and the 4th floor are museums, which have
collections of many religious things and antiques.
To travel here, take Highway
No. 3, turn left at Km. 305, then go straight for 13
kilometres. For anyone who would like to stay overnight at
the temple, please contact directly at Tel: No. 01-919-7409
or 211-1196 or 912-5927
Located near Wat Khao Sukim,
in an area of 180 Rais, this fruit orchard is opened daily
for tourists to visit and taste local tropical fruits such
as rambutan, durian, mangosteen, zalacca, etc.
The admission fee is 20
Baht/person. Accommodation and restaurant are available. For
more information, contact Mr. Yingyong Saded-yard or Mr.
Kriangsak Prakhongwong at Tel: No. 66-2-272-1303 ext. 431 or
about 24 kilometres from town, the national park covers a
wide stretch of area including the source of the Chanthaburi
River, many streams, waterfalls and forest, in total area
36,387 Rai. The mountain peak called-Yot Khao Phrabat, has
many interesting things. The rain forest around the mountain
is abundant in many kinds of flora and fauna. For further
information contact at the office: Tel: No. 66-39-452074.
Nam Tok Krathing
is the waterfall from the Khitchakut mountain range which
has different beauty in each of its 13 levels, and is also
suitable for swimming in some of them. To reach the top,
have to walk through the forest which various types of
plants such as bamboo, fern, etc., appear along the way. It
is one of the famous waterfalls in the eastern region of
Yot Khao Phrabat
Located about 5 kilometres
from the National Park Office, many places on the peak
pertain to the Buddhism mythologies. The most important is
the Buddha’s footprint, which is highly revered by Thai
people. Many people come here to pay homage everyday and
more crowded on Chinese New Year’s Day and Magha Bucha Day.
From the peak, watching the
beautiful scenes of the town, some islands and other views
are charming. Moreover, the fresh atmosphere makes this
place be suitable for relaxing.