Rayong, approximately 220 kilometres from Bangkok, is another delightful resort on Thailand’s eastern coast. A late bloomer, Rayong Province is well known for its pristine beaches stretching along its 100-kilometre coastline and scenic waterfalls amidst exotic surroundings. Aside from this, and because of its location at the head of the Gulf of Thailand, Rayong ... More>is blessed with an abundance of seafood products such as shrimp paste, fish sauce and dried seafood, and tropical fruits of which rambutan, mangosteen and durian are the most famous. Most of the land is marked by a series of mountains interspersed by flat plains and large tracts of forest and fruit plantations. Places to visit in Rayong Province include the shrine to King Taksin the Great; Wat Ban Don Shadow Play Museum, and Pra Chedi Klang Nam - a pagoda located on an island in the middle of Rayong River. Accommodation is plentiful, especially in Rayong City itself.