Hua Hin is peaceful with grape hills and white stretching coast, unlike the hustle and bustle of other tourist destinations in Thailand.
Located bout 250 kilometres to the south of Bangkok, Hua Hin is an attractive destination for local people. This is the place of unspoiled white sand beach and mountains. There are a lot of tourists coming here at the weekend to enjoy the fresh and peaceful atmosphere.
From Vietnam, you can take the flights to Bangkok every day.
Two most popular means of transport to get to Hua Hin are train and bus. If you travel by train, you can depart from Hua Lampong station. It will take about 5 to 6 hours.
There are a variety of choices if you travel by bus. The bus runs every one hour at the south station. You can buy the ticket in advance or buy at the station at the price of 220 baht. It will take about 3 hours.
If you travel in a group, you should rent a private car at the price of 3000 baht. If you depart from Pattaya or Koh Chang, you can get to Hua Hin by boat in 3 hours.
Tourist attractions in Hua Hin
Hua Hin is famous for white sandy beaches with the unspoiled beauty. The beach offers activities such as fishing, surfing, water sports, diving and horse riding along the coast.
The royal palace
Formerly, Hua Hin was a small fishing village. In 1920, Rama King came here and chose this place to rest for the royal family. In 1928, The royal palace was built and named Klai Kang Won. Nowadays, this is still the accommodation for royal family when travelling to Hua Hin. The palace is surrounded by a garden. All rooms have the romantic sea views. Tourists can visit when the royal family is not there.
Hua Hin is considered as the paradise of golf courses in Thailand. There are many class golf courses such as Royal Hua Hin, Majestic Creek and Springfield, Banyan and Palm Hills.
The ancient train station
With the main wood material, Hua Hin train station is one of the most beautiful stations in Thailand built in 1968. This is the stop of trains to southern Thailand from Bangkok.
The old market
The 100-year-old market is located on the road from Bangkok to Hua Hin. Unlike other markets, you can feel the peace when coming here because there are only some goods and traditional food sold here.
Tham Khao Tao Temple
Located in a peaceful fishing village, Tham Khao Tao is near the beach. Coming here, tourists can sit in rocks to hear the sound of waves and enjoy the cool breezes
This is an attractive ecotourism village in Hua Hin. In the evening, this village is busy with local eateries serving delicious seafood at a cheap price.
Vana Nava Water Park
Just with 1000 baht, you can enjoy an interesting day with modern water games. This place has many colourful and spacious slides and is one of the most modern water parks in Thailand.
For those who like to shop, Market Village is a place to shop not only with many world-famous brands, but also traditional Thai handicrafts. Featured products are Khommaphat printed fabric, used for handkerchiefs, bed sheets and pillows
The night market opens every evening from 6 pm to 11 pm with many featured products such as clothes, handicrafts, shoes and souvenirs. You can also enjoy seafood or live music.
Amphawa floating market
One the way to Bangkok, remember to drop by Amphawa floating market. Along two river banks, there are wood houses with many goods sold. Floating market attracts tourists not only by the cultural characteristics of the river but also by the abundance of tropical products sold among crowded boats.
There are many 5-star hotels with swimming pools and sea view rooms with luxurious services such as Amari Hua Hin, Sheraton Hua Hin at the price of 3.500 bahts.