Hua Hin is one of the most popular beaches in Thailand. If you’re planning to go to Thailand, why not include Hua Hin in your list? If you’re thinking of getting yourself a relaxing place so you can leave your stress behind, Hua Hin is a good choice. In this article, you’ll find some information about Hua Hin such as its location, how you can get there, some tourist attractions, accomodations etc.
Hua Hin is a district in the province of Prachuap Khiri Khan. The name literally means ‘head of a rock’. Hua Hin is only around 196 kilometers away from Bangkok. It’s not far at all and you can get there quite easily. If you drive along Phra Ram II Road, it’ll take around 2 hours and a half or 3 hours to get to Hua Hin. If you get there by plane, it’ll take only 45 minutes.
One of the attractions that need mentioned is Plearnwan. It’s a famous market that reminds you of the past lifestyle in this area. Every single corner is decorated in vintage. It’s good for selfies!! In this market, there are shops that sell clothes or food. Plearnwan is open every day so you don’t have to be worried that you might get there on a wrong day.
Moreover, Hua Hin Beach “must” be in your itinerary. This place is not an option; going there is a must. If it isn’t, you’ll never arrive in Hua Hin. This is where you can enjoy swimming in the sea or watching the scenery while the sun is setting. It’s not as crowded as Pattaya so you can fully immerse yourself in nature.
Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park gives you the chance to enjoy the mountainous scenery. Here, you can go rafting along Khao Daeng Canal. The park has a cave called Tham Phraya Nakhon. Why not take a look at the Kuha Karuehas Pavilion inside the cave?
Pa La-U Waterfall
You should go to Pa La-U Waterfall too. It’s around 65 kilometers from the town. The waterfall is full of trees and you might see some bulls, panthers or elephants nearby. Take binoculars with you so you can watch animals.
How can you go to Hua Hin?
How can you go to Hua Hin? You can get there by car. Use Highway No. 35 passing through the provinces of Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkram. Turn left and change to Highway No.4 passing through the province of Petchaburi. Then, you’ll arrive in the province of Prachuab Khiri Khan. A bus to Hua Hin is also available at the Southern Bus Terminal. Besides, you can go to Hua Hin by train. Book a seat online and take a train at Hua Lamphong Station.
Resort and restaurants in Hua Hin
In Hua Hin, there are a number of accommodations for you to choose. Some of the best are Putahracsa Hua Hin, Ace of Hua Hin Resort, the Smile Loft Hua Hin, and Marrakesh Hua Hin Resort and Spa.
The famous restaurants where fantastic meals are served include Ao Takiab Seafood, Mong Du Le, Sabai Sabai Seafood, Chao Le, and Hua Hin Seafood Buffet.
Don’t forget to buy some deserts or snacks for your friends or family members at the Hua Hin OTOP Center on Phet Kasem Road. You can also buy some at Mae Keb Khanomthai on the same road. This is where Thai deserts are sold.