Known as the “Land of Smiles”, Thailand offers many attractions for tourists. Located in the heart of Southeast Asia, it is easily accessible from many countries and has become one of the most popular travel destinations.
While modernization is underway with skyscrapers and shopping malls, people also cherish the beautiful and historic royal palaces and temples.
There are three Okura Nikko Hotels in Thailand: The Okura Prestige Bangkok, Hotel Nikko Bangkok, and Hotel Nikko Amata City Chonburi. This page introduces some of the sightseeing spots recommended by the three hotels that you should visit in Thailand. Our goal is for you to have comfortable accommodation, whilst having an amazing time in Thailand.
Hotel Nikko Amata City Chonburi
Hotel Nikko Amata City Chonburi is located in Amata City Chonburi Industrial Estate, around 60kms southeast of Bangkok.
Guests are likely to comprise mostly business travelers, and people who use the golfing facilities at the nearby Amata Spring Country Club. The hotel has a wide range of food and beverage offerings, including Japanese cuisine and all-day dining. Restaurant and banqueting facilities will cater additionally to business users and will include a banquet hall that local companies will be able to use for a variety of functions.
Please visit Amata City Chonburi, and discover a new side of Thailand.
～Discovering New Spots in Thailand～
Among the many markets in Thailand, Ninja Market is a to-go place in Chonburi area. Even before the return of tourists in the after-corona, this Ninja market has been bustling with workers and locals who commute to the industrial park, making it a great place to discover local items. The market is very spacious, you can find a wide variety of items, including household goods, clothing, foodstuffs, and more. The market is attractive because it is reasonably priced and accessible, such as a piece of grilled chicken for 3 baht (about 10 JPY) or a glass of fresh squeezed fruit juice for 25 baht (about 90 JPY). Locals also go here for a haircut and to enjoy the aquarium area with its many fish tanks.
Since it is a night market, it opens at 4 p.m. and is located just a 5-minute drive from Hotel Nikko Amata City Chonburi. Here, you will find authentic Thai items.
Diciotto Italian Restaurant – Amata
Located a 5-minute drive from Hotel Nikko Amata City Chonburi, Amata Spring, a golf course with full membership has two restaurants, and the Italian restaurant “Diciotto” is one of them. The restaurant is open to non-members and offers authentic Italian cuisine prepared by an Italian chef.
The restaurant offers free golf cart transportation from the parking lot to the restaurant. It is rare to find a restaurant with a menu in four different languages (Italian, English, Thai, and Japanese) in Thailand, which shows the great hospitality of the restaurant. Please enjoy a delicious pasta dish while relaxing on the terrace and taking in the beautiful view of the Amata Spring Golf Course.
Chao Mae Khao Sam Muk Shrine
Chao Mae Khao Sam Muk Shrine is located in the area of Bang Saen Beach, a popular beach about 30 minute drive from Hotel Nikko Amata City Chonburi. This Chao Mae Khao Sam Muk Shrine is famous among tourists as a spiritual spot where a tragic love story is told. It became known because of the legendary story of a woman named Sam Muk, who decided to end her life without being able to marry the man she loved. Visitors now come to the shrine to pray for the fortune of their love lives.
The hill where Chao Mae Khao Sam Muk Shrine is located is also known for its spectacular view, overlooking Bang Saen Beach. Visiting this shrine would be a great opportunity to discover new charms of Thailand, outside of the Bangkok area.