Lying approximately 2.5 kilometers
from the municipal market, the beach is characterized by fine white
sand and lined with shady pine trees. From Samila Beach one can see
Laem Son Onn to the northeast and Chalathas Beach to the south. On
a clear day, Kao Seng Hill can be seen further to the south.The major
landmark of the beach is the Golden Mermaid statue, a prominent symbol
Laem Sai Estuary Fortress
The Fortress was constructed during the reign of King Rama III, when
the city was established. Today, the Fortress, which is located behind
the Songkhla Provincial Police Headquarters, stands as a timeless
proof of Songkhla’s rich heritage.
The bridge, which is the longest concrete bridge in Thailand, spans
Songkhla Lake and is part of Highway 408. The bridge has two parts
with the first part connecting the coast of Amphoe Mueang Songkhla
at Ban Nam Krachai to the southern coast of Ko Yo for a total distance
of 1,140 meters. The second part connects the northern shore of Ko
Yo to the coast of Ban Khao Khiao for a total distance of 1,800 meters.
It was opened to traffic on 25 September 1986.
Waterfowl Park (Tha-le Sap Songkhla Wildlife Refuge)
Established as a wildlife refuge on 19 April 1976, the park occupies
an area of 227,916 rais (91,166 acres) in both Songkhla and Phatthalung
Provinces. In fact this Park is part of Tha-le Sap Songkhla or Songkhla
Lake. The survey taken by the Royal Forestry Department discovered
44 families, 137 genus,