Situated in Bang Lamung district of Chonburi province, “Ban Takian Tia” is one of the most authentic local village experiences a visitor can undertake in Thailand, discovering a well-preserved culture and traditions that remain unchanged.
Originally the area was kept fertile by its high water table. However as this dried up locals turned to coconut farming as a means to make money. Nowadays, they produce a variety of sustainable products from coconuts, including their signature coconut coffee! Another popular product produced here is Organic Virgin Coconut Oil. Guests can learn the steps involved in produce this essential oil as part of an optional activity.
Baan Takhian Tia has many natural wonders to offer visitors – and there is no better way to see them than on a bicycle ride. Our cycling trail follows a steady countryside path through a series of coconut plantations (don’t forget to try the Coconut Coffee), and into small villages where we learn about local cultures. Timeless crafts such as ‘Pandanus folding’ (green leaves used to wrap and store food) can be seen at the Hundred-Pillar House Museum – a cultural site and learning center. A deliciously authentic Thai lunch and Thai cooking demonstration can also be included or organized separately on request.