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TAT Listings[edit]

Many listings from the former page of Chonburi (province). Most of them are from Chonburi Town, I tried to sort it out the best way, but some listings of Pattaya and other destinations might also still be in there. If you have visited one of these listings, place them back to the right article and add your own personal traveler experience.

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Amphoe Mueang Chon Buri[edit]

Wat Khao Phra Phutthabat Bang Sai (วัดเขาพระพุทธบาทบางทราย) is on the left side of Sukhumvit Road a slightly prior to Mueang Chon Buri. Originally, there was an ancient Ayutthayan temple at the foot of the hill but it was later ruined. Later, Phraya Phichitchonlakhet, the administrator of Mueang Chon Buri had Wat Phra Phutthabat Bang Sai re-constructed during the reign of King Rama V. Inside the Mondop–a square building with a crown-like cupola- resides the Buddha’s footprint. Moreover, there is a small building on the summit of the mountain housing a Buddha image in the reclining posture. At the foot of the hill, there are many constructions in European style of the King Rama V period. From the end of the fourth lunar month to the second day of the fifth month during the period of the waxing moon, there is a tradition that people will proceed up the hill to pay respect to the Buddha’s footprint. Moreover, there is a Takbat Thewo, alms-giving ceremony at the end of the Buddhist Lent.

Wat Yai Inthraram (วัดใหญ่อินทราราม) Located on Chet Chamnong Road, Mueang Chon Buri, it is an ancient and significant temple of Mueang Chon Buri, influenced by the late Ayutthayan architectural style. The Ubosot was built in its Gunwale Curve base and inside displays very beautiful mural paintings. Above the windows’ edge are the pictures of the gathering of angels. On both of the side walls are paintings depicting the Thotsachat, or the Ten Births (Jatakas) of the Lord Buddha, and the story of Prince Vessantara. Moreover, there is a wooden tri-facade pavilion, where a bronze-cast bejewelled Buddha image called Luangpho Choei resides.

Phra Phutthasihing Shrine (หอพระพุทธสิหิงค์) Situated on Wachiraprakan Road., about 500 metres from the city hall. The shrine houses a replica of the Phra Phutthasihing cast in pure silver. An extremely beautiful icon, it is highly revered by townspeople. Open daily from 8.00 a.m.-4.00 p.m. During the Songkran Festival, there is a procession of the Phra Phutthasihing image around the town to provide an opportunity for the people to conduct a water-pouring ceremony onto the Buddha image for good luck.

Wat Thammanimit (วัดธรรมนิมิตต์) is in Tambon Ban Suan, on the Chon Buri-Phanat Nikhom Road, 1km from the town. It was constructed in 1941 and is a place where the Phra Phutthamongkhon Nimit Buddha image resides. It is a concrete Buddha image decorated with mosaic tiles in the Boarding a Boat posture (The image sits in the European style on the throne. The left hand is placed on his lap, while the right one is hanging by his side.) It is 34 metres high and is situated at the foot of the hill. Along the path to the summit, the scenery of Mueang Chon Buri can be viewed.

Ang Sila (อ่างศิลา) is a seaside fishing village, some 5km from Chon Buri. Most villagers are skilled in making implements from granite. Items made are mainly mortar and pestle widely used in Thai households in the olden times and figurines of animals such as lion, elephant and horse as decorative items.

Near the market are two European-style building in the reign of King Rama IV served as a convalescence home and a retreat for the royal household and foreign high-ranking officials. The buildings are considered the country’s very first seaside residence.

Wihan Thep Sathit Phra Kitti Chaloem or Nacha Sa Thai Chue Shrine (วิหารเทพสถิตพระกิติเฉลิม หรือ ศาลเจ้าหน่าจาซาไท้จื้อ) is in Ang Sila sub-district, covering an area of 4 rai. It is a Chinese shrine, beautifully and gigantically constructed by the Dharma Rasami Maneerat Foundation along the seaside road from Ang Sila to Khao Sam Muk. It is a 4-storey building decorated in the extraordinary Chinese architectural art and housing various Chinese deity images such as Nacha Sa Thai Chue God and 1000-handed Bodhisattva Kwan Yin image, etc. Walking to the upper levels, the splendid beach scenery can be witnessed. It is open daily from Monday to Friday at 8AM-5PM. On Saturday, it is open until 6PM, while until 8PM on Sunday. For more information, contact Tel. 0 3839 8381-4, 0 3839 8399.

Khao Sam Muk (เขาสามมุข) is a low hillock situated between Ang Sila and Bang Saen Beach, along the Road, facing the seashore. A habitat of scores of wild monkeys, the hill-top affords a panoramic view of the Bang Saen Beach. At the foot of the hill are Thai and Chinese shrines highly respected by visitors. Legend has it that the cliff-top was where two lovers jumped to their death because of parental objection.

The Marine Scientific Institute (สถาบันวิทยาศาสตร์ทางทะเล) Situated in the Burapha University at Bang Saen Beach,. It is a modern aquarium with realistic underwater environment. There is a marine science museum which is open daily, except Mondays, from 8.30AM until 4.30PM on weekends open to 5PM and fish feeding demonstration 2PM Admission fee is 100 baht for adults and 50 baht for children. Call 0 3839 1671-3 for more information.

Bang Saen Beach, (หาดบางแสน) is a well-known holiday beach only 14km from the provincial town. From Sukhumvit Road., take a right turn at km 104 and proceed on for another 3km to get there. In 1943, the government built the first holiday resort in the country here. It is now under the supervision of Saen Suk Municipal Administration. Bang Saen Beach is widely popular with Thai holiday-makers who happily romp along the long beach and partake in the tasty food available. Weekends are particularly crowded while it is relatively quiet during weekdays. Fronting the beach are hotels, bungalows, foodshops as well as recreational gears and bicycles for rent.

How to get there: Bus services are available from Bangkok’s Ekkamai Bus Terminal throughout the day. There are also local “Song Thaeo” transports serving Chon Buri town-Nong Mon Market-Bang Saen Beach.

Laem Thaen (แหลมแท่น) is in the area of Bang Saen Beach near Khao Sam Muk. It is a cape reaching out to the sea where pavilions for relaxation and restaurants are situated. There are a lot of people coming to do fishing in the area. Moreover, a beautiful sculpture of a dolphin stands at this place.

Nong Mon Market (ตลาดหนองมน) On Sukhumvit Road., near the entrance Road, to Bang Saen Beach, is the widely popular Nong Mon Market. It offers a vast range of local products but mostly foodstuffs, both fresh and preserved. Among its well-known buys are different types of dried seafoods and local specialties.

The Mangrove Forest Conservation and Study Center for Ecotourism (ศูนย์ศึกษาธรรมชาติและอนุรักษ์ป่าชายเลนเพื่อการท่องเที่ยวเชิงนิเวศน์) is located at Mu 3, Tambon Samet, covering an area of approximately 300 rai. It is an interesting ecotourism attraction. The centre has prepared a 2,300-metre-long wooden boardwalk for visitors to wander in the mangrove nature where its ecological system still remains in perfect condition. Moreover, there are also a bird-watching scaffold and various kinds of mangrove plants such as Kongkang (mangrove), Samet, Samae, Lamphu, etc. Also, there is marine life such as fiddler crab, “Yok Fa”, a new species of crab, as well as, various kinds of fish-eating birds. In front of the center is also a health park. The admission fee is 10 baht for adults and 5 baht for children. It is open daily, as well as, on public holidays from 8:30AM-6:30PM. For more information call 0 3839 8268, 08 1713 9683.

How to get there: Take Sukhumvit Road from Mueang Chon Buri, the similar route to the Chon Buri Provincial Administration Office. Go straight on for 4km until the end of the road.

Amphoe Phanat Nikhom[edit]

Phra Phuttha Ming Mueang (พระพุทธมิ่งเมือง) is an engraved Buddha image out of Padauk wood in the posture of subduing Mara. It is the Laotian art, constructed in 1828 by the Laotians who immigrated into this area. Originally, the image was enshrined in an abandoned temple, called “Wat Pha Khao Yai”, which is assumed to be an ancient temple, the first to be constructed in the Phanat Nikhom area. Later, Phanat Nikhom Municipality Office renovated the temple and its compound, as well as, built a Wihan as a residence of the wooden Buddha image at the location where the original Ubosot had been. At present, it is near the community centre of the Phanat Nikhom Municipality Office.

Ho Phra Phanatbodi (หอพระพนัสบดี) is situated in the middle of a pond, opposite the Phanat Nikhom Municipality Office, Mueang Kao Road, Soi 1. It is a place where a replica of Phra Phanatbodi (Vanaspati) is enshrined. It is a dignified standing Buddha image in the blessing posture of the Dvaravati period, whose age is approximately 1,200-1,300 years. It was elaborately engraved out of a delicate black stone. The image is standing on a mythical creature whose characteristics are a mixture of a garuda, a bull and a swan.

Wat Chum Saeng Si Wanaram (วัดชุมแสงศรีวนาราม) is located at Mu 1, Tambon Nong Nang, 13km from Phanat Nikhom Market via Thung Hiang Market along the Highway No. 3284. Then, turn left for 2km. This temple was originally called “Wat Mai Yang Ngam”. The distinguishing point of this temple is Sala Kan Parian–a temple hall for the Buddhist monks’ meeting and religious ceremony, constructed of terra-cotta into modern architecture. It is called Mabunkhrong Building. Moreover, the Ubosot displays interesting religious puzzle paintings.

Luangpho Tio, Wat Hua Thanon (หลวงพ่อติ้ว วัดหัวถนน) is 10km from the centre of the district. Take the Phanat Nikhom–Sa Siliam route to Tambon Hua Thanon, which is the location of the temple. Luangpho Tio is a Buddha image in subduing Mara posture. It is an engraved image of Taeo wood (called Tio wood by the Laotians). During the Songkran period, on 19 April every year, there is a procession carrying the image around the village. It is believed that the image would make all the wishes and success come true.

Sa Siliam (สระสี่เหลี่ยม) is situated at Mu 6, Tambon Sa Siliam. From Phanat Nikhom, take the Phanat Nikhom–Sa Siliam Road, passing Wat Hua Thanon to an ancient pond in a square shape (Sa Siliam), dug into a laterite. According to legend, it is the pond where Phra Rot in the folk story “Phra Rot-Meri”, brought his cock to drink water in this area when he ran a cock fight to make a living for the 12 ladies.

Wat Luang Phrommawat (วัดหลวงพรหมวาส) is situated at Ban Khlong Luang, Tambon Wat Luang on the Phanat Nikhom-Chachoengsao Road, the similar way to Wat Bot. This temple was once a place where the ceremony of drinking an oath of allegiance was conducted. The temple’s compound is large and abundant. Moreover, there are a large number of flying foxes in the trees.

Wat Tai Ton Lan (วัดใต้ต้นลาน) is located at Rai Lak Thong Sub-district on the Phanat Nikhom–Chachoengsao Road. It was constructed in 1905, representing the interesting architecture of the local skilled craftsmen such as the old wooden Sala Kan Parian–a preaching hall, a pair of swan columns, the cement giant sculpture in front of the Ubosot, the ancient Jiangxi Chinese tiles layering the floor of the Ubosot, and the scripture hall or library made of teakwood surrounded by water.

The Basketry Village (หมู่บ้านจักสาน) is located at Mu 1-11, Rai Lak Thong Sub-district. However, the area where the basketwork is widely made is at Mu 10, in the area of Wat Ko Kaeo Khlong Luang, 4km from the district along the Phanat Nikhom-Chachoengsao Road. Turn right and go further for 4km. Bamboo will be woven into purses, baskets, betel sets, etc. in colourful, beautiful and modern patterns. Those interested can purchase the products at shops behind the municipality fresh market (the old market).

Amphoe Bo Thong[edit]

Khao Cha-ang (เขาชะอางค์) is 30km from the centre of the district. It is an isolated limestone mountain standing on a plain and an important source of gold and antimony. Khao Cha-ang comprises of Khao Cha-ang Song Khrueang, Khao Cha-ang Ha Yot and Khao Cha-ang On. Inside each mountain are various beautiful caves such as Tham Nam, Tham Khangkhao, Tham Laplae and Tham Mangkon.

Tham Khao Cha-ang Song Khrueang (ถ้ำเขาชะอางค์ทรงเครื่อง) is 19km from Bo Thong District in the east. It is a large cave with a carrying capacity of thousands of people and a location of beautiful stalagmites and stalactites, as well as, a habitat of a large number of bats.

Tham Khao Cha-ang Ha Yot (ถ้ำเขาชะอางค์ห้ายอด) is 7km further from Khao Cha-ang Song Khrueng. It is also a big cave of stalagmites and stalactites. Moreover, inside is divided into many small chambers.

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Adventure with the Army[edit]

  • Navamindrajini Camp (ค่ายนวมินทราชินี) has opened up its hitherto off-limits training camps to visitors, offering pistol shooting course and military-style jungle trekking. Located at Ban Suan, Amphoe Mueang Chon Buri. Tel. 0 3828 6881.

Meditation[edit]

  • Vivek Asom Vipassana Meditation Center (วิเวกอาศรม) is located at Ban Suan, Amphoe Mueang Chon Buri, Tel. 0 3828 3766. Vipassana practice based on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness as taught by Mahasri Sayadaw. Meditators practice in meditation halls or cottages according to their own individual schedules and are encouraged to practice for 20 hours a day.

Nightlife[edit]

Major Hotel operates gourmet restaurant, cocktail lounges, discotheques, nightclubs and supper clubs which offer excellent food, drinks, music and international entertainment. Such establishments are ideally suited to family entertainment.

Nightlife beyond Pattaya’s hotels is more liberated and exciting. Discotheques, transvestite cabarets, nightclubs, coffee shop, karaoke bars, open-air bars and restaurants with live music and entertainment compete for attention.

Most of these establishments are located along the Pattaya Beach Road., Pattaya 2 Road., and in South Pattaya, which is also the resort’s major shopping area.

  • Chon Buri Flying Club (ชลบุรี ฟรายอิ้ง คลับ) is in Bang Phra District. Visitors can admire the scenery of the city from the 500-1,000 feet bird’s-eye view by a small airplane for 15 minutes a round for 1,500 baht per person. For more information, call 0 3829 8202, 08 1377 8447.
  • CMT Flying Club (ซีเอ็มที ฟลายอิ้ง คลับ) This is a world-class sports flying complex at Km. 10 of Highway No. 36 on the way to the Khao Kheow Open Zoo. The CMT Flying Club provides a manicured turf runway for use by both light and ultralight aircraft and has designated flying areas for radio-controlled (RC) model aircraft flying. The club also provides comprehensive facilities for its members and visitors, including a government certified flying school, aircraft maintenance centre and RC model shop. Visitors can enjoy a 15-minutes fly on a light aircraft with skilled instructor, which costs 1,500 baht per person. It is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.00 a.m.-5.00 p.m. Tel. 0 3827 3250-7 for more information.
  • Jo Jo Horse Club (โจโจ้ ฮอร์ส คลับ) is a training place for horse riding. It is located at the entrance of the Marina Inn, Na Kluea Soi 12 Road. The horse riding fee is 600 baht for an hour, 4,000 baht for 10 hours. Tel. 0 3822 5149 or www.jojo@chonburi.ksc.co.th.

Golf[edit]

Amphoe Mueang Chon Buri[edit]
  • Mountain Shadow Golf Club (เมาเท่น ชาโดว์ กอล์ฟ คลับ) 159/1 Mu 2, Saensuk-Bang Phra Road, Tel. 0 3839 3001-8, www.legacygolf.com, 18 Holes: open everyday. 6.00 a.m.-6.00 p.m.
Amphoe Bang Bueng[edit]
  • Chonburi Century Countury Club (ชลบุรี เซนจูรี่ คันทรี่ คลับ) 99/1 Mu 5, Tambon Khlong Kiew, Tel. 08 1304 1545, 18 Holes: open everyday. 6.00 a.m.-6.00 p.m.
  • Noble Place Golf Resort and Country Club (โนเบิลเพลส กอล์ฟ รีสอร์ท แอนด์ คันทรี่ คลับ) 88/8 Mu 6, Tambon Khlong Kiew, Tel. 0 3826 3158-60, 27 Holes: open everyday. 6.00 a.m.-5.00 p.m.
  • Treasure Hill Golf & Country Club (เทรชเซอร์ ฮิลล์ กอล์ฟ แอนด์ คันทรี่ คลับ) 222 Mu 7, Tambon Khlong Kiew, Tel. 0 3842 0466, 08 6311 2568, 18 Holes: open everyday. 6.00 a.m.-8.00 p.m.

Spa[edit]

Amphoe Mueang Chon Buri[edit]
  • Samutra Massage & Spa (สมุตรา มาสซาจ แอนด์ สปา) in The Tide Resort 44/1 Bang Saen Beach, 1 Road, Tel. 0 3839 9222, www.thetide-resort.com
Amphoe Ko Sichang[edit]
  • Rim Tha-le Resort (ริมทะเล รีสอร์ท) 130 Mu 3, Tambon Tha Thewawong, Tel. 0 3821 6116, 0 3821 6237
Amphoe Sattahip[edit]
  • Sunset Park (ซันเซท ปาร์ค) 99/19 Soi 2 Hat Tawanron, Sukhumvit Road, Na Chom Thian Km.161.5, Tel. 0 3823 5565
  • Nong Nooch Tropical Garden and Resort (สวนนงนุช) Km.163 Sukhumvit Road, Tel. 0 3842 9321, 0 3823 8061 Bangkok Tel. 0 2251 2161, 0 2252 1786 www.nongnoochtropicalgarden.com


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Famous handicrafts of Chon Buri include Ang Sila’s granite mortars and Phanat Nikhom’s basketry.

Chon Buri is also abundant in fresh and dried seafood. A vast variety of seafood products are normally available anywhere especially at Nong Mon market.

Some recommended specialties at Nong Mon market include

Chaeng Lon (แจงลอน) This is Chon Buri’s special delicacy which uses the same ingredients as Ho Mok (ห่อหมก) with coconut shreds to replace coconut milk. The mixture is hand-molded into small buns on a stick, and charcoal-grilled until cooked.

Hoi Cho (หอยจ้อ) This Chinese delicacy is Chon Buri’s famous dish because a special kind of sea crabs is used as the main ingredient.

Khao Lam (ข้าวหลาม) This specialty is made with sticky rice, sugar and coconut cream cooked in specially-prepared bamboo rods.

Stone Products (ผลิตภัณฑ์จากหิน) such as a mortar, whetstone, engraved stone into animal shapes such as lions, elephants, horses and others are widely offered at Ang Sila, on the way from Chon Buri to Bang Saen.

Products from Pineapple Paper (ผลิตภัณฑ์จากกระดาษใยสับปะรด) are produced in Tambon Nong Kham, Si Racha District. Examples of the products include wine boxes and bags, boxes of tissue paper, perfume boxes, photo albums, folders, sets of envelopes and boxes of paper note. Moreover, there is paper, made of combined ingredients such as that made of banana fiber and of water hyacinth. For more information, please contact Tel. 08 1723 0339.

Basketry Market (ตลาดจักสาน) Long known for its fine basketry products, Amphoe Phanat Nikhom originally made them for daily use. The products were gradually developed into more elaborate and marketable hand-crafted items. The major market is on Ko Kaeo Road, behind the Municipal Market I. To view the production process and higher quality items, pay a visit to the Promotion Center for

Bamboo Basketry Skills (ศูนย์ส่งเสริมฝีมือการจักสานด้วยไม้ไผ่) on Intha-asa Road, near the district office, which is a royally-initiated project of Her Majesty the Queen.

Artificial Fruits Made of Clay (ผลไม้ดินปั้น) are produced at Ban Nong Phrom, Mu 12, Tambom Na Roek, Phanat Nikhom District. Take the Phanat Nikhom–Ko Pho Road, along Highway No. 3246 for 10km. Various kinds of artificial fruits made of clay in miniature size are made, dried by sunlight and painted in actual colours. Then, they are wind dried again. They are suitable for being souvenirs or decorating materials.


Festival[edit]

Chon Buri Annual Festival (งานนมัสการพระพุทธสิหิงค์และงานกาชาดประจำปีจังหวัดชลบุรี) This fair is held about mid-April during the Songkran Festival. Phra Phutthasihing, Chon Buri’s principle Buddha image, is put in a procession around the city. Also organised are cultural shows, exhibitions and stalls offering various types of products.

Wan Lai Festival (ประเพณีวันไหล) is a Chon Buri merit making day of the seamen on the Thai New Year during the Songkran Festival, organized during 13-20 April every year. There is alms-offering to the monks, ceremony of pouring water onto the Buddha’s image, sand pagoda making, splashing water and local games and sports in Chon Buri. The areas where the Wan Lai Festival is organized are as follows:

Pattaya–Na Kluea Wan Lai Festival and Na Kluea Kong Khao Fair (งานประเพณีวันไหล พัทยา- นาเกลือ และงานกองข้าวนาเกลือ) are organized on 18-20 April every year at Lan Pho Public Park, Na Kluea and Wat Chai Mongkhon in South Pattaya. Various activities are organized such as a water pouring ceremony to seek blessings from the elderly, Wan Lai procession and amusing water splashing among locals and tourists.

Songkran Si Maha Racha Festival and Kong Khao Tradition (งานประเพณีสงกรานต์ศรีมหาราชาและงานประเพณีกองข้าว) is an ancient festival of the Chon Buri locals. At present, Si Racha District still preserves this tradition and organizes it every year, during 19-21 April, to worship the gods who have been protecting them throughout the year. Activities comprise of the procession led by the elderly and various organizations in traditional Thai costume, a worship ceremony, spirit offering ceremony, Kong Khao tradition demonstration, local games, demonstrations, and sales of traditional desserts and local food.

Ko Phra Sai Wan Lai Festival, Bang Saen (งานประเพณีก่อพระทรายวันไหล บางแสน) is the festival which has been conducted by the Saen Suk people from the past. Originally, it was called “Ngan Thambun Wan Lai”, a gathering of people from various villages to do the merit making in the Songkran Festival or the Thai New Year Day, taking place on 16-17 April, every year. Monks from every temple in Saen Suk Sub-district are invited to perform the religious ceremony. There is merit making, food offering and bahting ceremony. Later, there are activities of sand pagoda making, water splashing, local games and sports, etc.

Ngan Bun Klang Ban and Phanat Nikhom Basketwork (งานบุญกลางบ้าน และเครื่องจักสานพนัสนิคม) are traditions that have been passed on for a long period of time of the Phanat Nikhom people. They are organized on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the first week of May or the Thai 6th lunar month. The locals will bring food, offer them to the monks, and dedicate the merit to the guardian spirits, enemies from a former life, the deceased relatives, as well as, to drive out bad things, to ask for rain during the season and to wish for abundant food and plants. After the religious ceremony, there is lunch, local games and a demonstration of Phanat Nikhom basketry making.

Chon Buri Buffalo Race (งานประเพณีวิ่งควาย) This is a long-established celebration of this most useful animal of Thai farmers. A fun-filled event, it is held not only in Chon Buri itself but also in Ban Bueng and Nong Yai districts. The beasts of burden are dressed outrageously or with admirable creativity by owners depending on their imagination. Assembled in the courtyard in front of the town hall, the buffaloes partake in racing, or take part in physical fitness and “fashion” contests.

Itinerary[edit]

Chon Buri (1 Day Trip)[edit]

Programme 1

  • Depart Bangkok
  • The Sanctuary of Truth
  • The Million-Year Stone Park and Crocodile Farm
  • Mini Siam
  • HTMS Chakri Naruebet
  • Wat Yanasangwararam Woramahawihan
  • Anek Kuson Sala (Wihan Sian)
  • The Laser Beams Cast Buddha Image of Khao Chi Chan
  • Nong Mon Market
  • Return to Bangkok

Programme 2 (2 Days 1 Night)

Day 1

  • Khao Sam Muk
  • Ko Loi, Si Racha
  • Pattaya Beach
  • Alcazar or Tiffany Show
  • Stay Overnight

Day 2

  • The Underwater World
  • The Sanctuary of Truth
  • Mini Siam
  • HTMS Chakri Naruebet
  • Purchase souvenirs at Nong Mon Market
  • Return to Bangkok

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Amphoe Mueang Chon Buri[edit]

  • Baan Bai Bua (บ้านใบบัว) 23/7 Mu 5 Tambom Ang Sila, Tel. 0 3839 8408-9 www.baanbaibua.com, 18 rooms: 1,350-1,550 baht
  • By Pass (บายพาส) 24/5 Mu 6 By Pass Road, Tel. 0 3828 5332, 20 rooms: 220-400 baht
  • Chok Sa-at (โชค สะอาด) 38/6 Phrommat Road., Tel. 0 3828 2229, 29 rooms: 100-200 baht
  • Chon Buri Diamond Palace (ชลบุรี ไดมอนด์ พาเลส) 123 Mu 1 Soi Supphamit, Tel. 0 3827 2037-8, 14 rooms: 250-350 baht
  • Eastern (อีสเทิร์น) 888/34 Sukhumvit Road., Tel. 0 3827 3800-4, 80 rooms: 900-2,000 baht
  • Likhit (ลิขิต) 781 Chetchamnong Road,, Tel. 0 3827 3810, 0 3827 1996, 109 rooms: 250-450 baht
  • Mercure Chon Buri (เมอร์เคียว ชลบุรี) 934 Sukhumvit Road, Tel. 0 3878 1360-3 Fax. 0 3878 1364 Bangkok Tel. 0 2267 0810 www.mercure-chonburi.com, 159 rooms: 1,568-4,100 baht
  • Nam Chai (นำชัย) 802/48-50 Posayanon Road., Tel. 0 3827 6713, 0 3828 4958, 42 rooms: 220-300 baht
  • New Phasuk (นิวผาสุข) 41/2 Mu 4 By Pass Road, Tel. 0 3827 2264, 34 rooms: 120-160 baht
  • Pattaya Mariott Resort & Spa (พัทยา แมริออท รีสอร์ท แอนด์ สปา) 218/2-4 Mu 10 South Pattaya Tel. 0 3841 2120-4 www.marriott.com/PYXMC, 293 rooms: 5,600-10,800 baht (Spa)
  • Rattana Chon (รัตนชล) 678/17-18 Sukhumvit Road., Tel. 0 3827 5607, 253 rooms: 900-1,800 baht
  • Saeng Thong (แสงทอง) 108/5 Akkharaniwat Road., Tel. 0 3828 3817, 46 rooms: 200-300 baht
  • Sahachai (สหชัย) 168/72 Sukhumvit Road., Tel. 0 3828 2625, 80 rooms: 80-200 baht
  • Si Mueang Chon (ศรีเมืองชล) 697/115 Sukhumvit Road., Tel. 0 3828 2432, 43 rooms: 80-160 baht
  • Sukchai Bungalow (สุขใจ บังกะโล) 17/213 Phraya Satcha Road., Tel. 0 3828 2255, 0 3827 8160, 6 bungalows: 200-600 baht
  • Suksom (สุขสม) 105/9 Mu 2 Tel. 0 3828 4566, 50 rooms: 100-250 baht
  • Tamarina Resort (ทามารินา รีสอร์ท) 23/9-10 Mu 5 Bang Saen Beach,-Ang Sila Road., Tambom Ang Sila Tel. 0 3839 8218-9, 08 1782 9239 www.tamarinaresort.com, 11 bungalows: 1,800-2,500 baht
  • Thai Watthana (ไทยวัฒนา) 168/72 Akkharaniwat Road., Tel. 0 3828 2849, 16 rooms: 120–150 baht
  • Town In Town (ทาวน์อินทาวน์) 206 Mu 9 Central Pattaya Road, Tel. 0 3842 0281-97, 0 3842 6352-4 Fax. 0 3842 6351 Bangkok Tel. 0 2559 2222–33 www.townintown.com, 360 rooms: 2,000-8,000 baht (Thai Massage)
  • Unakun (อุนากุล) 816-818 Chetchamnong Road., Tel. 0 3828 2329, 0 3828 7480, 44 rooms: 300-500 baht
  • V.V. Hotel (วี วี โฮเต็ล) 9/6 Mu 3 Sukhumvit Road., Tel. 0 3828 7586, 36 rooms: 100-350 baht

Bang Saen Beach[edit]

  • Amporn Guesthouse (อัมพร เกสต์เฮาส์) 24/2 Bang Saen Beach 1 Road., Tel. 0 3838 3710, 4 rooms: 1,500-2,000 baht
  • Au Guesthouse (อู๋ เกสต์เฮาส์) 27 Mu 13 Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 4784, 20 rooms: 200-300 baht
  • Bang Saen Beach Resort (บางแสน บีช รีสอร์ท) 44/48 Mu 13 Soi 14 Bang Saen Beach 2 Road, Tel. 0 3838 1628-9, 0 3838 1675-7 Fax. 0 3838 3239 Bangkok Tel. 0 2246 3777, 0 2248 3262, 29 rooms and 102 bungalows: 700-2,500 baht
  • Bang Saen Condotel and Hotel (บางแสน คอนโดเทล แอนด์ โฮเต็ล) 570 Mu 13 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 2070, 0 3838 3273-5, 60 rooms: 500-700 baht
  • Bang Saen Guesthouse (บางแสน เกสต์เฮาส์) 155 Mu 13 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 1227, 26 rooms: 600-1,800 baht
  • Bang Saen Royal Beach Condo (บางแสน รอยัล บีช คอนโด) 148 Mu 13 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 2905, 0 3838 3550-4 Fax. 0 3838 3554, 50 rooms: 800-1,500 baht
  • Bang Saen Villa (บางแสน วิลล่า) 178 Bang Sang 1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 2088, 0 3838 3331-4 Fax. 0 3838 3333, 72 rooms: 980-3,200 baht
  • Bang Saen Resort (บางแสนรีสอร์ท) 325 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 1772, 0 3838 2534, 0 3838 3221 www.bangsaenresort.com, 78 rooms: 1,488-1,888 baht
  • Bird Guesthouse (เบิร์ด เกสต์เฮาส์) Soi 2 Bang Saen Beach Road., Tel. 0 3838 3804, 08 1193 1693, 17 rooms: 300-600 baht
  • Bird Guesthouse (Laem Than) (เบิร์ด เกสต์เฮาส์ แหลมแท่น) 1 Bang Saen Beach Road, Tel. 0 3874 8445, 21 rooms: 350-700 baht
  • Breeze Guesthouse (บริซ เกสต์เฮาส์) Bang Sang 1 Road.,, Tel. 0 3838 2879, 08 9832 2775, 24 rooms: 300-600 baht
  • Chuen Chai (ชื่นใจ) 97/25 Sukhumvit Road., Tel. 0 3828 5853, 35 rooms: 100-150 baht
  • Chuen Chit (ชื่นจิตต์) 80/44 Mu 3 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 2972, 20 rooms: 150-250 baht
  • Diamond Inn (ไดมอนด์ อินน์) 245/33 Mu 13 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 1923, 14 rooms: 800-950 baht
  • Erawan Guesthouse (เอราวัณ เกสต์เฮาส์) 49/33 Mu 2 Soi Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 3103-4, 0 3838 3227-8, 40 rooms: 300-400 baht
  • Happy Inn (แฮปปี้ อินน์) 78/4 Mu 4 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 1578, 78 rooms: 200-400 baht
  • Jan and Fay Guesthouse (แจน แอนด์ เฟย์ เกสต์เฮาส์) Soi 2 Bang Saen Beach Road, Tel. 0 3838 2288, 12 rooms: 300-1,200 baht
  • Jaeo Guesthouse (แจ๋ว เกสต์เฮาส์) 24/4 Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 1961, 7 rooms: 200-300 baht
  • Kitchaloen (กิจเจริญ) Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 1846, 11 rooms: 200-600 baht
  • Lung Hoi (ลุงหยอย) Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3819 3528, 08 9934 2491, 17 rooms: 250-800 baht
  • Mahanakhon Guesthouse (มหานคร เกสต์เฮาส์) Soi 2, Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 2246, 0 3838 2747, 10 rooms: 500-700 baht
  • Manat Guesthouse (มนัส เกสต์เฮาส์) 49/95 Soi 1 Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 2041, 0 3838 2290, 6 rooms: 250-350 baht
  • Picnic Guesthouse (ปิกนิก เกสต์เฮาส์) 85/1-17 Bang Saen Beach Road, Sukhumvit Road., Tel. 0 3838 2013-4, 29 rooms: 200-450 baht
  • Ploen (เพลิน) 30 Soi 1 Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 3116, 150-500 baht
  • S. S. Bang Saen Beach (เอส เอส บางแสน บีช) 68 Mu 13 Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 1226, 0 3838 1670, 0 3838 3575-6, 76 rooms: 1,200-2,500 baht
  • Saen Di (แสนดี) Soi 1 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 2654, 12 rooms: 100-400 baht
  • Saen Sabai Bungalow (แสนสบาย บังกะโล) 64 Bang Saen Beach Road, Tel. 0 3838 1063, 56 rooms: 400-3,000 baht
  • Saen Suk Resort (แสนสุข รีสอร์ท) 2 Mu 13 Bang Saen Beach1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 1009, 75 rooms: 600-3,500 baht
  • Sanchai (สัญชัย) 48/15 Bang Saen Beach Road., Tel. 0 3838 3116, 8 rooms: 350-450 baht
  • Seaside Palace (ซีไซด์ พาเลซ) 97/3 Mu 3 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3839 0008, 0 3839 0117, 0 3839 1738, 79 rooms: 220-500 baht
  • Sky Guesthouse (สกาย เกสต์เฮาส์) 44 Soi 2 Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3838 3584-5, 72 rooms: 400-500 baht
  • Song Rao (สองเรา) 28/7 Bang Saen Beach 1 Road., Tel. 0 3838 3135, 8 rooms: 350 baht
  • Sumali (สุมาลี) 48/33 soi 1 Mu 12 Bang Saen Beach Road, Tel. 0 3838 2532, 10 rooms: 200-300 baht
  • Suk Jai Guesthouse (สุขใจ เกสต์เฮาส์) 49/117 Soi Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 4387, 08 9542 3616, 14 rooms: 350-600 baht
  • Suk Sai (สุกใส) 9 Mu 15 Soi 4 Bang Saen Beach 2 Road, Tel. 0 3838 3925, 40 rooms: 300-400 baht
  • Sukanya Guesthouse (สุกัญญา เกสต์เฮาส์) Soi 1 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 1951, 3 rooms: 150-200 baht
  • Sukhumvit (สุขุมวิท) 136/11 Sukhumvit Road., Tel. 0 3828 2971, 38 rooms: 80-160 baht
  • The Tide Resort Bangsaen (เดอะไทด์ รีสอร์ท บางแสน) 44 Bang Saen Beach 1 Road, Tel. 0 3839 9222 www.thetide-resort.com, 154 rooms: 2,300-11,700 baht (Spa Thai Massage)
  • Tamarina Resort (ทามารีนา รีสอร์ท) 23/9 Mu 5 Bang Saen Beach-Ang Sila Road., Tel. 0 3839 8218-9 www.tamarinaresort.com, 11 rooms: 1,800-2,500 baht
  • Yen Rung Guesthouse (เย็นรุ่ง เกสต์เฮาส์) 70 Soi 1 Bang Saen Beach1 Road., Tel. 08 9250 4450, 11 rooms: 200-300 baht
  • Yim Guesthouse (ยิ้ม เกสต์เฮาส์) 5/9 Soi 1 Bang Saen Beach1 Road., Tel. 0 3838 3090, 10 rooms: 200-300 baht

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Amphoe Mueang Chonburi[edit]

Chon Buri Town

  • Baan phraya (บ้านพระยา) 166/81-84 Phrayasatcha Road, Tel. 0 3871 5401-3
  • Bee Garden (สวนอาหารบี) Phrayasatcha Road, Tel. 0 3879 1857
  • Chantarot (จันทรส) 67/6 Wachiraprakran Road, Tel. 0 3827 3174
  • Chawan (ชวาล) 888 Sukhumvit Road, Tel. 0 3827 3800-3 (Thai-Chinese-European food)
  • Chai Hat (ชายหาด) 17/175 Soi Posayanon, Tel. 0 3828 3680
  • Je Thian Pao (เจเทียนเป่า) Phrayasatcha Road., Tel. 0 3827 8499
  • Khao Sammuk Fansee Park (เขาสามมุขแฟนซี) Sansuk, Tel. 0 3826 3063 (open 11.00 a.m.-24.00 p.m. Seafood)
  • Khiao Sawoei (เขียวเสวย) 239/18-19 Mu 3 Phrayasatcha Road, Tel. 0 3878 3267
  • Kuaitiao 22 870/32 Chaichana Road, Tel. 0 3827 5278 (open 7.00 a.m.-4.30 p.m.
  • Mukpramong (มุขประมง) 57 Phrayasatcha Road, Tel. 0 3874 8790 (Open 10.00 a.m.-10.00 p.m.)
  • Mum A-Roi (มุมอร่อย) Phrayasatcha Road, Tel. 0 3878 4690 (seafood, a la carte)
  • Ngo Seng Ki (โง้วเส็งกี่) 66/31 Sukhumvit Road, Tel. 0 3827 2768, 0 3828 2768, 0 3828 8125 (Open 8.00 a.m.-8.00 p.m. Thai-Chinese food Seafood)
  • Noppharat (นพรัตน์) 17/15 Soi Noppharat, Tel. 0 3828 7325 (Thai food)
  • Sang Hi (ซังฮี้) 844/31 Sukhumvit Road, Tel. 0 3828 2227 (open 7.00 a.m.-9.00 p.m. Seafood)
  • Si Niyom (ศรีนิยม) 850/3-4 Sukhumvit Road, Tel. 0 3828 2630, 0 3828 2522 (Chinese food)
  • Tamnak Nam Seafood (ตำหนักน้ำซีฟูด) Wachiraprakran Road, Tel. 0 3879 2219

Bang Saen Beach

  • Andy's Seafood (อาหารทะเลแอนดี้)Bang saen Beach soi 1 (7-11) 4:30p.m.-1a.m. Mon-Sat 0890521906 Thai food and Seafood
  • Ban Bon Noen (บ้านบนเนิน) 79/4 Mu 1 Bang Saen Beach,-Ang Sila Road, Tel. 0 3871 5540
  • Ban Khun Ya (บ้านคุณย่า) 270 Mu 13 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 3027
  • Ban Tha-Le (บ้านทะเล) 3/1 Ang Sila, Tel. 0 3839 7441 (Open 10-00 a.m.-9.00 p.m.)
  • Chai Tha-Le (ชายทะเล) Ang Sila-Khao Sam Muk Road, Tel. 0 3839 7791
  • Chom Tha-le (ชมทะเล) in the Bang Saen Beach Resort, Tel. 0 3838 1675-7, 0 3838 1628-9 (Thai-Chinese-European food and Seafood)
  • Coconut (โค โค นัท) Bang Saen 1, Tel. 0 3838 1622 (Open 9.00 a.m-10.00 p.m. Thai food and Sea food)
  • Di Phrom (ดีพร้อม) 7 Mu 13 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 1622 (Thai food and Seafood)
  • Kungsod Pupen (กุ้งสด ปูเป็น) Ang Sila-Khao Sam Muk Road, Tel. 0 3838 1083 (Seafood)
  • Pakarang (ปะการัง) 178 Bang Saen Beach Road, Saen Suk, Tel. 0 3838 3331 (Open 9-00 a.m.-12.00 p.m. Seafood)
  • Pak Nam Chon Buri (ปากน้ำ ชลบุรี) Bang Saen-Ang Sila-Khao Sam Muk Road, Tel. 0 3838 3058
  • Saen Sombun (แสนสมบูรณ์) 229 Bang Saen Beach, Tel. 0 3838 1636, 0 3838 3801 (Thai and Chinese food)
  • Saen Suk (แสนสุข) 128 Bang Saen Beach Road, Saen Suk, (a la carte)
  • Tha-le Thong (ทะเลทอง) 94/1 Mu 4 Ang Sila, Tel. 0 3839 7190 (Open 10.00 a.m-10.00 p.m. Seafood)
  • Tha Rua Seafood (ท่าเรือซีฟูด) 103/1 Mu 4 Ang Sila, Tel. 0 3839 7365 (Open 10.00 a.m-9.00 p.m. Seafood)
  • Thippramong (ทิพย์ประมง) 35 Khao Sam Muk Road, Tel. 0 3838 3358 (Open 10.00 a.m-10.00 p.m. Seafood)
  • Wang Muk (วังมุข) 65 Khao Sam Muk Road, Saen Suk, Tel. 03838 4020-1 (Open 8.30 a.m-9.30 p.m. Seafood)
  • Wang Sila (วังศิลา) 25/5 Mu 5 Ang Sila- Bang Saen, Tel. 0 3839 7141 (Open 9.00 a.m-8.30 p.m. Seafood)

Amphoe Phanat Nikhon[edit]

  • Tong Toey (ตองเตย) 191/1 Mueang Kao Road, (a la carte, seafood)

--globe-trotter 14:04, 2 February 2010 (EST)

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