When Thais go on vacation, Rayong Beach is a popular destination. Long beaches, lovely hotels, and a wonderful, relaxing environment greet you here. The Rayong Coast, Thailand’s own vacation paradise, is only a three-hour bus journey from Bangkok. This slice of “genuine” Thailand is ideal for anyone seeking a vacation resort that is equal parts relaxing and authentically Thai. The cost of living is also lower here than in many other Thai places. The surrounds of Rayong Do you like to go at your own pace during the holidays and do some exploring on your own? Then you’ve arrived to the right location. Chanthaburi province has a lot to offer. The same-named metropolis is noted for its diamond market as well as its beautiful cathedral. You can stop by one of the many orchards that have made the city famous on your trip here or from here. The vibrant resort town of Pattaya, which is one of the coast’s most famous – and infamous – destinations, is around the same distance away.