Dongtan Beach is an interesting beach for those who are looking for a quiet beach in Sattahip. There are a plenty of high sugar palm trees along the beach (and other types of trees), so it is suitable for those who would like to picnic there. Although there are not many visitors here, there are still restaurants, small shops, and toilets available. Additionally, if you are keen on sailing a sailboat, this is a great place for it because there is a sailing club at this beach. Visitors can take a course from it as well. Dongtan beach is in the area of Royal Thai Fleet, Sattahip.
Since there are lots of sugar palm trees at the beach, Thai local residences here named the beach, Dongtan which means the area of a plenty of sugar palm trees. The length of this beach is quite long, while there are not many tourists here, so it can be seen as a quiet beach. However, because of the long beach, the facilities are not enough for the entire beach. Many visitors choose to stay near the facilities, such as the restaurant and toilet.
When you look at the beach, you will be able to see, on the right-hand side, a long bridge. There is also the sailing club providing a sailing course for visitors. The sailing teacher is, of course, a Thai navy. He will let you sail a sailboat to see few islands around this area. This is a reason why to take a sailing course here is more interesting. Additionally, visitors can rent a tent to stay at the area of permitted beachfront provided.
Dong Tan Beach can be seen as a beach of activities because there are several activities for visitors to do. Of course, you can go swimming and sailing a sailboat here, but there are also painting and massages at the beachfront. This is also a difference from other beaches.
To go to Dongtan Beach, you need to get in from the entrance of Royal Thai Fleet, Sattahip. It is about 3-4 kilometers from the Sattahip market. If you do not have a private vehicle, you can take a white Songthaew to go to Sattahip first, then go to the Royal Thai Fleet with a blue Song Thaew, then take a motorcycle taxi from the gate to the beach.
Address: In the area of Royal Thai Fleet