Destination

A quaint, hilly city on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, Rayong remains a renowned destination for Thai locals with its repertoire of fresh seafood, tranquil beaches and a breath of fresh air away from bustling districts. The city’s vibrant personality shines with its celebrations, including an annual Rayong Fruit Festival, while its attractions are deep seeded in cultural roots. From the City Pillar Shrine that was built in 1885, to a shrine dedicated to the great King Taksin, Rayong is undoubtedly a hidden gem worthy of your next destination.

Top places to visit

Destination Rayong
Five reasons to visit Rayong
Ramayana Water Park

As Thailand’s largest waterpark and one of the largest in Asia overall, Ramayana Water Park houses over 50 attractions with unique water rides, including two interacting slides which ends with a splash into the600m mystical lazy river. Meanwhile, the park offers dedicated kids’ zones, a wave pool and so much more.

Destination Rayong
Five reasons to visit Rayong
Samed Island(Koh Samet)

Clean and pristine white beaches, Samed Island, or known to locals as Koh Samet, is a sea lover’s paradise. With a backdrop of turquoise blue waters and fine sand, the island is merely 45-minutes away and presents a perfect excursion for travellers with water sport activities, plus a happening night life scene.

Destination Rayong
Five reasons to visit Rayong
Tung Prong Thong Golden Mangrove Field

Approximately 2,400 acres, this mangrove field is the largest within Rayong. The one-kilometre long wooden walk way allows visitors to thread through the forest, before being greeted by the picturesque mangrove of vibrant yellow and green leaves. Tung Prong Thong, which is a description of a golden field in Thai, is also home to various flora and fauna, including Avicennia plants, Mangrove apples and more.

Destination Rayong
Five reasons to visit Rayong
Yomjinda Road (Old Town Rayong)

Explore Rayong’s olden architectural builds at Yomjinda Road where traditional foods, crafts, as well unique entertainment shows such as shadow puppets, along with music and dance, bring an exciting atmosphere to the usual quiet streets of Rayong.

Weather in Rayong City
Weather in Rayong City
Climate, Demographic

Located in Thailand, Rayong is blessed with a pleasant climate all year round. Two seasons prevail in Rayong, the dry season (from October to March) and the rainy season (from April to September). The best time to visit Rayong is from December to March, while the weather is cooler despite being in dry season.

Transportation in Rayong City
Transportation in Rayong City
TRANSPORTATION

Motorbike taxis are the preferred mode of transportation in Rayong and an exciting way to explore the many sights that Rayong has to offer. Jeepneys are the other mode of transportation and is a great way of interacting with locals who depend on them to get around their daily tasks. Taxis are available by pre booking with the concierge at the hotel.

Banh Mi - Top food choice in Rayong City
Top food choice in Rayong City
Top Food Choices

Experience the best of Rayong local flavors at the night food market just steps away from the hotel and eat like the locals do. Embark on a gastronomical journey whilst partaking different cuisines. For the best and freshest of seafood head to Lam Charoen Seafood which is famous throughout Thailand for their fresh catch and exotic preparation style.

Local culture in Rayong city
Local culture in Rayong city
LOCAL CULTURE

A happy country full of smiles, Thai culture runs deep in every resident's heart, and can be seen in all practices of daily life. Family and tradition are at the core of Thai society, along with a strong respect for elders. Be sure to spend time talking to friendly residents, known for their singular warmth.

A Perfect Day at Rayong

Things to Do in Rayong