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Chonburi Province, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden & Resort, Wat Sattihip or Wat Luangpho 1, Hat Dong Tan, Hat Sai Kaeo.

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Nong Nooch Tropical Garden and Resort  - About 18 km south of Pattaya, with a left turn from Sukhumvit Road., at Km. 163, Nong Nooch Garden is a sprawling recreation park in typical Thai settings. Groups of traditional Thai

houses and gardens of different plants, for example, an orchid garden, a palm garden, a banana

garden, a bonsai garden, a cactus garden and a heliconia garden, are dotted around the beautifully

landscaped site. A zoo and a butterfly garden are also in the compound. There are daily cultural and

elephant shows attracting crowds of delighted visitors. Show times are 9.45AM, 10.30AM, 3 PM,

3.45PM and holiday 2.45AM. Admission: 400 Baht.

Tel. 0 3842 9321, 0 3842 9958, 0 3870 9358-62 or Bangkok Tel. 0 2252 1786. The admission fee to the garden is 100 Baht, while that including the performance is 400 Baht. Moreover, the garden provides a tram for touring around costing 20 Baht per one round per person. For more information, Tel. 0 3842 9321, 0 3842 2958 Bangkok Tel. 0 2251 2161, 0 2252 1786.Bang Sa-re -  This is a fishing village some 16 km south of Pattaya, with a right turn at km 164. South of Bang Sa-re is a deep bay suitable for angling. To the north are accommodation and dining facilities along the beach.

Pictures and write up on pages 16a /  16b / 16c / 16d


Wat Sattahip or Wat Luangpho I  -  is in Sattahip Sub-district. Its back side is next to the sea. It was constructed during the reign of King Rama V by Luangpho I or Phrakhru Worawet Muni who possessed knowledge of meditation and was the comforter for local in their difficult times. Therefore, the monk was highly respected among the locals. They, therefore, cast an actual-size statue of him residing inside the Ubosot.


Hat Dong Tan - Next to Sattahip Market is the curvy bay with lines of fan-palms call.ed “tan” trees from which the name of the bay is derived. The peaceful and quiet atmosphere of the bay attracts local regulars who would like to take a rest.


Hat Sai Kaeo  - is a beautiful beach under the supervision of the Royal Thai Navy and is near the Naval Rating School. Accommodation for tourists is provided. For more information, Tel. 0 3843 6187 Ext. 2201-2. Hat Nang Ram.  Situated close to the Sattahip deep-water port, Nang Ram beach is about 200 metres long. At the tip of the beach stands the shrine of Kromluang Chumphonkhetudomsak, the Father of Royal Thai Navy. The atmosphere is very peaceful with shadowy pine trees and lines of frangipani trees.


Hat Nang Rong - is a little beyond Hat Nang Ram. It is a 200- metre beach with pine trees, suitable for swimming and relaxation. There are various beach accessories for rent such as a hammock for 30 Baht, a football for 20 Baht and a takro for 10 Baht. It is open every Saturday and Sunday, as well as, public holidays. The entrance fee is 20 Baht for a car, while 10 Baht for a motorcycle.

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