With beaches, buildings and beautiful gems, you could say Chanthaburi has it all.
Close neighbours with Cambodia and the shore to the Gulf of Thailand, this eastern Thai city is located four hours from the capital and will take you from the coast to the mountains without even leaving the state.
By day, rent a car or arrange a driver to take you along ... More>the coast. Stop off for some sunshine at Laem Sing beach or the small Ao Yang Bay. Chanthaburi is renown for tropical fruit, rice noodles and delicious seafood. To taste some, head to Chao Lao beach. After, get further into nature and explore some of Chanthaburi's national parks. Visit the Khao Khitchakut and its Krathing falls. The Khao Sabap National Park and its Philiu falls are also worth a look.
Take advantage of the ‘Gem Capital of Thailand' and find stones at the Gem market in the centre of town. Specialising in sapphires and rubies, watch buyers and vendors from all over South East Asia haggle prices. For dinner, some delicious Vietnamese crab fried noodles will cure your appetite. Our Chanthaburi hotels are the perfect place to rest and watch those new gems sparkle. With a great range of hotels across all star ratings, call us to book today!