Hua Hin is quiet, peaceful with green hills, white sand beach stretching from the vibrant and crowded of other tourist resorts in Thailand.
Located about 250 km south of Bangkok, Hua Hin is an attractive tourist destination with indigenous people. This is a land of stretches of white beaches, hilly mountains and unspoilt mountains. Much interference by human hands. Often on weekends, the Thai people flock to this place to enjoy a fresh and peaceful space.
Two major means of transportation to Hua Hin are trains and buses. If traveling by train, you can start at Hua Lampong Station, which takes about 5-6 hours.
If you choose the bus, there are many trips to choose from, about an hour or so on the bus south. You can book in advance or buy at the wharf, fare is around 220 baht, travel time about 3 hours.
If you travel in large groups, you should choose to rent a private car, for about 3,000 baht. From Bangkok or at the airport, there are vehicles to Hua Hin. Traveling from Pattaya or Koh Chang, you can travel to Hua Hin by boat, which takes about 3 hours.
Places to visit
Hua Hin is famous for its white sandy beaches, small waves, suitable for relaxation. The sea here has not been interfered by humans so there are still many pristine. There are recreational activities such as fishing, skateboarding, water sports, scuba diving and horse riding along the beach.
Hua Hin was formerly a small fishing village. In 1920 King Rama 7 sought this land and chose to be the resort destination for the royal family. In 1928, the royal palace was built, named Klai Kang Won. Today it is still the residence of the royal family when they come to Hua Hin. Surrounding the palace is a luxuriant garden, the rooms are overlooking the sea with romantic scenery. Visitors can visit this place when the royal family is not here.
Hua Hin is also known as Thailand’s golf paradise. There are many golf courses like Royal Hua Hin, Majestic Creek and Springfield, Banyan, Palm Hills …
Old railway station
With the main material is wood, Hua Hin Railway Station is considered one of the most beautiful railway stations in Thailand, built in 1968. This is the stop of the train to the south from the capital. Bangkok.
The 100-year old market is located just off the road from Bangkok to Hua Hin. Unlike other markets, you will feel the serenity of this place, as the market only sells some of the local traditional food.
Tham Khao Tao Temple
Situated on a peaceful fishing village, Tham Khao Tao temple is located on the sea. After the worship, the Buddha, visitors can sit on the stone steps to hear the sound of sea waves and watch the boats offshore, enjoy the cool sea breeze.
An eco-tourist village that attracts many visitors to Hua Hin, especially in the evening, it is crowded with local eateries with a variety of freshly prepared seafood dishes. .
Vana Nava Water Park
At 1,000 baht, you can enjoy an exciting holiday with modern water slide games. It has wide, colorful slides and is one of the most modern water parks in Thailand.
For shoppers, Market Village is not only a place for shopping with many world-famous brands, but also an interesting destination with many traditional Thai handicrafts. Featured products are Khommaphat printed fabric, used for handkerchiefs, bed sheets, pillows, etc.
Night markets are held every evening, from 6 to 23h, with numerous shops selling specialty items such as clothing, handicrafts, shoes, souvenirs. You can also enjoy fresh seafood cooked in the spot, enjoy the vibrant music outdoors.
Amphawa Floating Market
On the way from Hua Hin back to Bangkok, you can visit the floating market, where bustling and colorful shopping takes place. Along the banks are wooden houses with many items are sold. The floating market not only attracts visitors because of the cultural characteristics of the river but also the abundant tropical fruits are sold in the middle of the crowded boat and busiest.
Outlet outlet shopping
On the way from Hua Hin to Bangkok there are 3-4 outlet outlet shopping. Here you can buy a lot of cheap goods.
Going to Hua Hin, whether you are a hard-headed person, will definitely choose a tasty appetite because it is a gastronomic paradise with freshly prepared seafood dishes and attractive presentation.
Seafood dishes are made with very strange taste such as grilled squid with chilli sauce, chilli and fresh lime leaves, Thai spicy Thai dishes that bring tears to your eyes. Do not forget to enjoy Thai specialties such as Papaya salad, Tom Yum soup, Pad Thai, chicken soup ..
There are also many kinds of cake, fruit, mango sticky rice, and many kinds of tea, ice cream … very attractive.
There are many 5 star hotels with nice swimming pools, overlooking the sea and class services such as Amari Hua Hin, Sheraton Hua Hin … cost about 3,500 baht