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Pang Sida National Park covers area of 844 square kilometres, being a Thai national park you will probably be charged more than the locals, it has several waterfalls and is popular for bird and butterfly watching. Pang Sida National Park
Tapraya National Park is close to Pang Sida National Park and is part of Phanom Dong Rak Mountain Range located in the eastern side lying towards the west. It covers 2 provinces, that is, Sa Kaew and Buriram Province.
Sa Kaeo annual boat races is a 2 day event with decorative long boats and other festivities.
Phet Pho Thong Cave
Phet Pho Thong Cave is a large 4 chamber cave in Klong Hat District.
Khao Chakan Mountains
Khao Chakan has 3 mountains, here you will find monkeys, bats and caves, also at the base is a botanical garden.
Tham Hat Sai Kaeo
This small cave is part of the same mountain range as Tham Phet Pho Thong. Tham Had Sai Kaeo offers a 25 m cliff, where rappelling activities are offered. The cave contains impressive stalagmites and stalactites, in striking shapes and figures which visitors will enjoy.
Prasat Khao Lon
This temple is on Khao lon in Ban Charoen Suk, Tambon Thappharat. The architectural style of this site is similar to that of Prasat Khao Noi. There were four towers (prang). However, only the central one is still existed. To the northeastern part of the temple are two large ponds which are connected to the temple by an ancient roadway. Traveling to this temple is by using highway No.3068 (Ta Phraya Buri Ram), and then turning left to Ban Charoen Suk. It is about 28 kilometres from Ta Phraya.
Prasat Khao Noi
This site is situated in Wat Khao Noi Si Chomphu, Tambon Khlong Nam Sai, which is 12 kilometres to the south of the city. This ancient venue is on the 80 metre hill. With the stairs of 254 steps, this site is composed of three towers (prang). However, only the central one has been remained. It has been registered in year 1935 by the Department of Fine Arts as the national ancient site. Some sandstone lintels and statues were found, and they are now displayed at the Prachin Buri National Museum.
Sa Kaeo Sa Khwan
These two ponds are located in Tambon Sa Kaeo on the western side of town. Before approaching the city, turn right at 246th kilometre. It is believed that these two ponds contain sacred water once used for the coronation ceremony. The name of the province (Sa Kaeo) had been derived from this venue, whereby Somdej Chaophraya Maha Kasatsuk (King Rama I later) went to fight with the Cambodians, and stopped at this site to use sacred water to swear for the fighting courage.
Chong Klam Bon Wildlife Breeding Station
Located at Tambon Nong Mak Fai, this site has an area of approximately 430 Rai. To get to this area use the same route to Pang Sida National Park, pass Tha Krabak Reservoir for about 500 metres, turn left for about 3 kilometres. Under Wildlife Sanctuary Bureau of Forestry Department, this sanctuary has been established since 1983, initiated by H.M.the Queen Sirikit to conserve rare and wild animals, such as wild birds and mammals. This sanctuary also conducts studies and researches on wild animals, and disseminates information, and knowledge on wildlife.
Sadok Kok Thom Castle
This sand stone castle which was built in the 10th Century A.D. is in Ban Nong Samet, Khok Sung Sub-district.
La-lu is in Ban Khlong Yang, it covers an area of 800 acres which is covered in earth pillars due to different soils and erosion, the locals do tours for tourists using Thai style tractors. La-Lu
Annual event with parades, noisy trucks, drinking and evil monkeys.
Tham Phet Pho Thong
Situated at Ban Khao Lueam in Amphoe Khlong Had, visitors will enjoy trekking to the cave through Chan Pha Forest, which is preserved by the villagers. Throughout the year, the cave is well ventilated with natural breezes and fresh mountain air. The inside of the cave is separated into 4 zones.
Zone 1 – Entering the cave mouth, visitors will be fascinated by a spacious oval area, naturally decorated with creamy white rocks. Zone 2 – Descend from the tunnel to a large hall, where the sun shines through from the north. The area is pleasant with good air ventilation, and a cool breeze.
Zone 3 – Walk to ‘the pearl hall adorned with diamonds’. This spacious hall is the cave’s highlight, where stalactites and stalagmites form a pearly, oval Chedi decorated with glittering sand. Throughout the cave, the walls and ceiling are decorated with golden Bo leaf–like patterns, caused by rust formation as water trickles down through the rock. This cave is amazingly beautiful and interesting.
Zone 4 – This zone is dubbed ‘the castle gate of the cave’. Smooth creamy stones are found at the cave mouth. In addition, there is an interesting stalactite and stalagmite formation which looks like a Buddha statue.
For further information, contact Tambon Khlong Had Administration Office, tel. 0 3751 2142, 08 9936 3880, 08 6101 1539.
Good View Lake Country Resort
47 Moo 1 Srakeaw-Chanthaburi Rd., T. Khao Chakan, A. Khao Chakan, Sakaeo 27000
Great Inn Hotel
25 Tesaban 7 Rd., T. Sakaeo, A. Muang, Sakaeo 27000
241 Suwannasorn Rd., T. Sakaeo, A. Muang, Sakaeo 27000
Kawee Villa Hotel
2 Moo 2 Soi 1 Tesaban 19 Rd., T. Sakaeo, A. Muang, Sakaeo 27000
Kawi Hotel (กวีโฮเต็ล) 43 Mu 2 Suwanason Road (Tel: 0 3724 1216), 52 rooms: 220-380 baht
Kawi Villa (กวีวิลล่า) 557 Mu 2 Behind Sa Kaeo Health Centre, Sathani Rotfai Road (Tel: 0 3724 1217), 12 rooms: 400 baht
105/30-32 Ratutid Rd., , Aranyaprathet, Sa Kaeo 27120
037 232 302, 037 233 088
Pang Sida National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติปางสีดา) 27 kms. north of Sa Kaeo Town (Tel: 01-947 5948 Bangkok Tel: 579 5734, 579 7223), bungalows: 500-600 baht
River Resort & Spa
405 Suwannasorn Rd., A. Muang, Sakaeo 27000
037-421-111 Fax: 037-220-500
1/7 Tessaban 18 Rd., Soi Pramong, T. Sakaeo, A. Muang, Sakaeo 27000
Sa Kaeo Hotel (สระแก้ว) 206 Mu 2 Suwanason Road (Tel: 0 3724 1024-5), 42 rooms: 230-350 baht
Sang Chan Hotel
27 Tessaban 7 Rd., T. Sakaeo, A. Muang, Sakaeo 27000
Srikit Gardenhome Resort
29/1 Thetsaban 14 Rd., T. Sakaeo, A. Muang, Sakaeo 27000
206/1 Suwanasorn Rd., T. Sakaeo, A. Muang, Sakaeo 27000
Aranyaprathet Hotels & Guesthouses
Aran Gaden Hotel 2
110 Ratutid Rd., T. Aranyaprathet, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
Aran Mermaid Hotel
33 Thanawithi Rd., T. Aranyaprathet, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
Baan Suan Resort
14 Suwannasorn Rd. Aranyaprathet-Rongklua Km. 3, T. Aranyaprathet, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
037-230-271-3, 081-663-9507, 086-841-8388 Fax: 037-230-274
Chai Suk Hotel
23/1 Suwanasorn Rd., T. Aranyaprathet, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
154 Moo 6, Thanavithee Rd., T. Baanmai Nongsai, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
037-232-588 Fax: 037-223-324
108/7 Chatasing Rd., T. Aranyaprathet, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
Great Inn House Hotel
273 Thanawitee Rd., T. Baanmai Nongsai, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
Maneeburapa Garden & Resort
15/1 Suwannasorn Rd. Km.2 (Right Zone), T. Aranyaprathet, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
Nice Grace House
26 Suwannasorn Rd., T. Aranyaprathet, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
Thup Thong Kum Hotel
364 Moo 2 Thanawitee Rd., T. Baanmai Nongsai, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
037-231-167, 037-231-550, 037-231-679
70/5 Wangplatong Rd., T. Aranyaprathet, A. Aranyaprathet, Sakaeo 27120
Sa Kaeo Festivals
Sa Kaeo has several annual festivals, these include the Khlong Hat Sweet Rose Apple Fair in January, the Eastern Cultural Fair and Red Cross Fair in February with various processions, Miss Red Cross Contest, Thai evening attire displays, local cultural demonstrations, singing contests, Red Cross and local community booths, and the Cantaloupe Festival in April.