Chonburi is a city that lies just about 70-80 kilometers away from Bangkok. It has a lot to offer to its visitors, with picturesque beaches and relatively cool weather during the day. The most important thing is that the people here are friendly which makes you want to stay after your holiday too!
Here are some things you and your family can do when you come to Chonburi.
1. Go to the beach
The main attraction of Chonburi is its beaches. There are lots of them with different colors of sand so you can choose one that suits your liking. If you go on holiday in November, you might be able to see kite-surfing which is an exciting sport for both the audience and participants.
Also, there are trains which you can take for sightseeing along the beach. When it is low tide, small crabs come out into the open that children can pick up and play with.
2. Visit the temples
There are quite a few temples in Chonburi known to be very beautiful so your family must not miss them when they come to visit. The most famous one is Wat Thong Noppakun which has a unique and aesthetically pleasing stupa that people come from far and wide to take pictures with.
3. Go for a city tour
The downtown area of Chonburi is filled with shopping malls, department stores as well as many famous restaurants. So, if you feel like going shopping or dining, it is a good choice to do so here, as there are several options available and the price is relatively affordable too.
4. Discover nature-friendly farms
As Chonburi has several green areas, there are farms with different kinds of animals. If you want to, you can go, and see the animals up close and even pet them. You can also take a farm tour which is a chance to learn more about what goes on behind the scenes for us to get our food from farms.
5. Go water-skiing
If looking at pictures of kite-surfing is getting you excited, there are also water-skiing centers in Chonburi where you can try out this exhilarating sport. You will need to have a license before going on the water but if you don’t have one, they provide training courses for beginners too.
6. Indulge in shopping
If your family is a fan of shopping, Chonburi has a lot to offer department stores to big markets. And with so many cheap clothes being sold at the markets, you will have a chance to buy good quality stuff for reasonable prices.
7. Go on an educational trip
Are you looking for a way to travel and learn more about the world at the same time? Chonburi has many museums and zoos where you can go, and find out more about Thailand’s rich history. You can also see rare animals in these places if your family likes nature too.
8. Take a cooking class
One thing that people love most about Chonburi is that there is a lot of delicious food to try. So, if you come here with an empty stomach and a curious mind, why not take a cooking class? This way, you will be able to learn how to cook some of the most popular dishes in Chonburi too!
So what are you waiting for now? It is an opportunity to give your children a great experience and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Come and visit Chonburi, which has something for everyone in the family!