Located in western Ratchaburi, in western Thailand, Suan Phueng houses many different themed resorts that are almost always fully booked in peak seasons, as it is a popular destination for domestic Thai travellers. In the winter, visitors to Suan Phueng can expect cool weather, which is a respite from the usual Southeast Asian heat.
A trip to Suan Phueng in peak periods, such as winter, might require careful and early planning. However, Suan Phueng is close enough to Bangkok for you to take a day or weekend trip. These attractions will definitely make your two-hour journey from Bangkok to Suan Phueng worth it.
1. Scenery Vintage Farm
Scenery Vintage Farm is a sheep farm and theme park modelled after the English countryside. The buildings and exhibits are all modelled after vintage pieces and buildings so you will definitely feel the vintage vibes. This place is perfect for families, as there are a range of activities to do, such as feeding the sheep, photography with numerous props and watching the dog show.
The farm also has restaurants, so you don’t need to worry about spending the day there. They also have little stalls for snacks. The locals recommend the soft serve ice-cream!
Scenery Vintage Farm
Address: 234 Moo 7, Suan Phueng 70180, Thailand
Opening Hours: 8.30 am to 6 pm
Contact: +66 81 000 6677
Website: Scenery Vintage Farm
2. Bann Hom Tien
Bann Hom Tien is a candle shop that offers a spectacular mountain view. Visitors can make their own candles and shop for other candles and wax art pieces in this quaint place and bring them home as souvenirs. You can also choose to grab some cakes and tea, while enjoying the mountain view, after making your candles. It is said that the sunset view, in particular, is stunning.
Getting to Bann Hom Tien and back might be difficult as there is not much traffic in the area. You might wish to drive instead of opting for a taxi.
Bann Hom Tien
Address: 210 Moo 2, Suan Phueng, Thailand
Contact: +66 81 995 8144
Website: Bann Hom Tien
3. Suan Peung Resort
Suan Peung Resort is a Flintstones themed resort. Villas are shaped after different characters and will definitely bring you back to the good old Flintstones episodes. Although it is a resort, it opens daily to visitors, from noon to 2 pm, for you to take pictures, so it’s not necessary to stay in the villas to catch a glimpse of your favourite character!
Suan Peung Resort
Address: 222 Moo 2 SuanPeung District , Rachaburi Province Zipcode 70180
Contact: +66 85 666 6866
4. New Land Suan Phueng
Another small theme park, New Land has many activities for the whole family. Kids can enjoy activities such as fish feeding and miniature train rides. Visitors can also try out their hand at archery, air rifle and pistol shooting. There are also ATV rides for the avid biker. If you are in need of a break from outdoor activities, New Land also has some small cafes, including a place to get your traditional Thai tea fix.
New Land Suan Phueng
Address: 214 Moo 2 Suan Phueng Subdistrict, Suan Phueng, Thailand
Contact: +66 80 111 5892
Facebook: New Land Suan Phueng
5. The Little Farm Volunteer Friendly Project
If you’re looking for a homestay or a chance to volunteer abroad, this project offers a farm stay. You get to earn work experience and learn the workings of a natural farm community and meet other volunteers from around the world. This is a great opportunity for animal lovers and those seeking new experiences!
Little Farm Friendly Project
Address: 162/2 Moo 5 Pa-wai | Suanphung, Ratchaburi, Suan Phueng 70180, Thailand
Contact: +66 95 151 8517
Facebook: Little Farm Friendly Project
6. Alpaca Hill
A small petting zoo, Alpaca Hill is a must-visit if you are travelling with children! The zoo doesn’t just have alpacas, but many other different animals as well, such as deer, sheep, cats and horses. There are many children-friendly activities, such as tree planting and egg collecting and the staff are well-versed in keeping children safe and entertained.
Address: 357 Moo 8, Phapok-Tako Lang Rd., Suan Phueng 70180, Thailand
Opening Hours: 9 am to 10 pm
Contact: +66 80 821 2108
Website: Alpaca Hill
Visit the land of resorts
If you’re tired or just need a break from the bustling city life of Bangkok, make your way to Suan Phueng today! Enjoy the cooling air and spend some time bonding as a family at the attractions above. Don’t forget to capture those family moments with a photo!
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