Alcohol sales and drinking banned at Bang Saen beach following incidents of large amounts of trash left on beach

Bang Saen, Chonburi-

The ban of alcohol sales and drinking is being enforced at Bang Saen beach after local residents were blaming domestic tourists for leaving a large amount of trash on a beach in Sane Suk last month.

Social media and local Chonburi residents are blaming tourists for leaving a large amount of trash on Wonnapa Beach in Sane Suk.

Read more about our previous story HERE.

The Sane Suk Mayor Mr. Rarongchai Khumpluem posted a poster from the Sane Suk Municipality on his Facebook this week.

The poster read, “Bang Saen beach is a public beach which has been protected by laws that ban alcohol sales and drinking and the ban is now being enforced.”

“The punishment of breaking the law are fines up to 10,000 baht or imprisonment up to six months or both.” The poster concluded.

The Pattaya News noted that Bang Saen beach is in Saen Suk Municipality. Additionally, technically speaking drinking is prohibited on Pattaya and Jomtien beaches but not widely enforced.

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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.