Month: January 2008

Administration of Tha Mai

he district is subdivided into 14 subdistricts , which are further subdivided into 124 villages . There are three townships – Tha Mai covers the whole tambon Tha Mai and Yai Ra, Noen Sung covers parts of tambon Khao Wua and Khao Baisi, and Nong Khla covers parts of Thung Bencha. There are further 12 …

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Geography of Tha Mai

Neighboring districts are (from the west clockwise) Na Yai Am, Kaeng Hang Maeo, Khao Khitchakut, Mueang Chanthaburi and Laem Sing of Chanthaburi Province. To the southwest is the Gulf of Thailand.

History of Tha Mai

The district was created in 1900, then named Khamong (โขมง). 4 years later the district office was moved to the area of Wat Khao Phloi Waen, and the district name was changed accordingly to Phloi Waen. When in 1917 the office was moved to Tambon Tha Mai, the district name was changed to be same …

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Suan Saded-yard

Located near Wat Khao Sukim, in an area of 180 Rais, this fruit orchard is opened daily for tourists to visit and taste local tropical fruits such as rambutan, durian, mangosteen, zalacca, etc. The admission fee is 20 Baht/person. Accommodation and restaurant are available. For more information, contact Mr. Yingyong Saded-yard or Mr. Kriangsak Prakhongwong …

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Wat Khao Sukim

Located at Tambon Baisri, about 20 kilometres from town, the temple built on the hillside is a religious center for meditation in a tranquil and tree-shaded environment. The large rooms on the 3rd and the 4th floor are museums, which have collections of many religious things and antiques. To travel here, take Highway No. 3, …

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Chao Lao Beach

Located about 17 kilometres from Tha Mai District, the long white sandy beach in seren place is suitable for relaxing. Although it is not the most beautiful beach in Thailand, 2 kilometres of coral reefs just off shore are attractive. The choices of accommodation offered range from standard to the luxury hotels, including restaurants. Boats …

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Khung Wiman Beach

About 50 kilometres from town, turn left from Sukhumvit Road at Km. 301, then go straight for 15 kilometres, will reach the golden sandy beach called Khung Wiman Beach. Here is one of the most attractive scenic places. There is only one resort and a few restaurants on the beach to satisfy visitors.