Graced with coastline and abundant natural resources, Eastern Thailand has emerged to be the popular beach resort area close to Bangkok. Its beautiful beaches and idyllic islands always allure a number of tourists throughout the year.
The geography of Eastern region is characterised by short mountain ranges alternating with small basins of short rivers which drain into the Gulf of Thailand. Visitors can then enjoy white sand beaches as well as moutain and rivers in the same day.
Pattaya is a world-famous beach resort destination, boasted for its lovely beaches and colorful nightlife. Ko Samet in Rayong is another hot spot in the region offering the relatively unspoiled beaches and island with some isolated places to explore. Ko Chang in Trat province is the new escape for nature lovers with its secluded beaches and magnificent scenery.