Rayong is a popular tourist getaway in Thailand. The city is a two hour drive from the Suvarnabhumi international airport and forty five minutes’ drive from the Utapao international airport. The city is an ideal spot for a peaceful beach vacation away from the touristy and crowded beaches of Pattaya and other popular tourist destinations.
The city is popular with the local Thai families and students, who frequent the place during weekends and holidays. Tourists visiting the quiet city can stay at the holiday Inn hotel in Rayong and enjoy the world class amenities of the hotel.
Students visit the city for its happening nightlife along the Ratbumrung road and the Rayong brewery. These places have a collection of pubs, bars, night clubs, restaurants, karaoke bars and live concerts with popular DJs. Travellers staying at the holiday inn hotel in Rayong can enjoy at the CU lounge bar and the pool bar, which serve a selection of well stocked wines and premium alcoholic beverages.
Rayong is popular for its delicious sea-food. There are many restaurants and street food stalls in the city that serve mouth-watering sea food preparations. Baan Pae is one of the popular places to enjoy freshly cooked seafood like crabs, prawns and sea bass. The brasserie, an upscale restaurant in the holiday inn hotel in Rayong serves the best seafood and western cuisine.
Rayong is renowned for fruit farming and it is the best place to shop for fresh and preserved fruit treats. Tourists visiting the city can shop for fresh tropical fruits, fruit candy and dried mango at the fruit markets. Tourists looking to buy, fresh or preserved seafood can shop at the markets in Baan pae. Tourists can also shop for handmade crystal ornaments and handicrafts made of reed in Rayong markets.
Rayong is the perfect place to be for golfing enthusiasts. It has many well designed golf courses. Island hopping, diving and snorkelling are some of the popular tourist activities in Rayong. Tourists can stay at the holiday inn hotel in Rayong and enjoy the lazing around the peaceful and pristine beaches. They can venture out to enjoy the sun, sand and sea or spend time at the hotel and enjoy the views of the ocean from their suites and rooms.