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Hua Hin

Vacation in Hua Hin

Do you know the term “live like a king” or “feel like a king”? So come and get to know the real thing – Hua Hin. The resort town that serves as the official vacation home of the royal family and is considered one of the most popular destinations among local families living in the city of Bangkok and the surrounding area.

The town is different from other destinations in Thailand, it is quite quiet, solid, fair and extremely clean. One of the special stories of this town is that in 1929 King Rama built a vacation palace in front of the sea, and since then the place is known as the vacation home of the royal family.

It is a classic destination to start or end a vacation in Thailand, the relative proximity to Bangkok and the international airport make Hua Hin a popular destination. Every weekend, Thai families living in Bangkok flock to the resort town for a relaxing belly-back vacation at one of the many resorts spread throughout the town.

Hua Hin is not a bustling destination, you won’t find crowds of foreign tourists and a tumultuous nightlife until dawn, but more in the direction of resorts on the sea, spectacular nature reserves, night markets and a relaxing atmosphere of the real Thailand.

Hua Hin - how to get there

The beach resort town of Hua Hin is located southwest of the city of Bangkok along the Gulf of Thailand. The recommended way to get to the destination is by driving for about two and a half hours. The cost of such a trip in a private mini van will cost you about 2,500-3,500 baht.

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The weather in Hua Hin

The weather is tropical like in all of Thailand, but it can also be said that relatively speaking, the weather is quite stable throughout the year, so you can also travel in Hua Hin throughout the year. If you are still looking for the ideal period for a vacation in Hua Hin, the months of October – June are considered the most recommended with a very low chance of rain. In the months of July and August you will also enjoy stable weather. In the rest of the months, rain can appear from time to time, but definitely not ruin a vacation lasting several days in Hua Hin. Remember that Thailand is a tropical country and the weather in Thailand is tropical accordingly.

When should you fly to Hua Hin?

Hua Hin is a tourist destination throughout the year, every weekend and local holidays, the destination receives a tourist boost from locals who come to Hua Hin as a traveler for a quality backpacking vacation in one of the luxurious resorts.

Car rentals

Renting a car can definitely upgrade your stay in Hua Hin town, but it is mandatory. The arrival at the destination is recommended to be closed in advance with shuttle services, and getting around the destination is quite easy and comfortable, taxis and tuk-tuks can be found at fair prices. The main attractions such as the water park and the shopping centers are in the center of the town.

Attractions in Hua Hin

In the resort town of Hua Hin you will find countless attractions for the whole family, the nature reserves and the spectacular area around make it an attractive place to visit.

Vana Nava

Vana Nava

The best water park in Hua Hin, dozens of facilities and activities for the whole family. For those with children this is a must-see attraction. You can spend a whole day in the park pleasantly!

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Vana Nava Sky

A luxurious and impressive rooftop on the roof of the Holiday Inn hotel, where you can enjoy an excellent restaurant bar with a chill atmosphere combined with an open balcony overlooking the entire Hua Hin area with a spectacular view.

Khao-Takiab

Monkey Mountain and Khao Takiab Lookout

A stunning vantage point overlooking the entire Hua Hin coastline, at the top of the mountain you can visit a local temple and also see monkeys running around.

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The Lotus Blooms of Sam Roi Yot Reserve

One of the most beautiful hikes in the area. Visit and cruise in the lake with lotus flowers in the heart of the nature reserve with a mountain view. Sam Roy Yut Reserve is considered one of the most beautiful in the region and in Thailand in general.

Phraya Nakhon Cave

Phraya Nakhon Cave and Nature Reserve

About 40 minutes’ drive south of Hua Hin, you can visit the Praia Nakhon Nature Reserve and one of the most special caves in Thailand. The trip includes a moderate level hike and is mainly suitable for “active” families. The reward at the end of the trek is a visit to a special cave with a magical Buddhist temple in the center.

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Hutsadin Elephant Foundation

A real local elephant farm, offering a walk in the forest alongside the elephants, bathing together in the river and feeding bananas and various fruits.

Khao hin lei fak

Hin Lek Fai

this picturesque hill offers a breathtaking 360-degree panorama that unfolds across the expansive Hua Hin region and its enchanting surrounding nature reserves.

Blueport Shopping Center

Blueport Shopping Center

A large and modern shopping center in the center of Hua Hin, where you will find all the leading brands. On the ground floor you can enjoy a large food section with delicious local food!

Cha-Am-Premium

Cha am premium outlet center

A large outlet center right at the entrance to the resort town of Hua Hin, where you will find bargains at super attractive prices of all the leading brands.

Hua Hin with Kids

Hua Hin with kids? Definitely yes. The favorite destination of local families is an interesting destination for a family vacation, a combination of a resort suitable for children such as: Marriott Hua Hin or Holiday Inn, with a visit to clean and lively local markets, a visit to one of the nature reserves around the town and of course, a visit to the water park and Ana Nava Hua Hin will definitely be upgraded your family vacation in Thailand.

About 4-5 nights at the beginning or end of the trip and from there back to Bangkok or the airport is the classic time that is recommended to be allocated to Hua Hin. Of course, choosing a resort suitable for families is extremely important. By the way, the local Thai food in Hua Hin is considered one of the best and special in all of Thailand.

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Nightlife in Hua Hin

To do in the evening, most of the night life in the city is centered on Soi 94, where you will find dozens of bars, restaurants, and live band performances in the evening for a fun night out. In addition, in the local Soi Bintabaht (Bintabaht) in the center of Hua Hin you will find the walking street of the city with bars scattered along it.

But if you are looking for an adventure into the night, there is one active and strong place especially on weekends where you can party until the small hours in a fun party and it is a club called SamSam and it is located in the Bintabat area in the center of Hua Hin.

Markets in Hua Hin

Hua Hin Night Market

In the center of Hua Hin where you can spend an interesting evening and taste local foods combined with shopping that is characteristic of night markets in Thailand!

Cicada Market

A modern and super well-kept evening market, open every weekend (Friday-Sunday), live performances and lots of local food are just a part of what the market has to offer. Adjacent to the market, you can also visit the Tamarind Food Market, also open every weekend.

Hotels in Hua Hin

Hua Hin Marriott

Vana Nava Hua Hin

Hua Hin - FAQ

You can get to Hua Hin by driving from Bangkok in about two and a half hours.

Hua Hin has a small airport, but there are almost no flights to it from other destinations in Thailand because of its relative proximity to Bangkok and Bangkok International Airport.

It is recommended to stay in Hua Hin for about 3-5 nights and enjoy one of the luxurious resorts.

 

Yes, Hua Hin is an excellent destination for families with children, where you will find many attractions and also excellent resorts for families with children.

 

A private mini van will cost about 2,500-3,500 baht one way.

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Hua Hin in Conclusion

The resort town is an excellent destination for families with children, it’s Thailand a little different from what you know, cleaner, neater and more solid, with a combination of lots of resorts, markets and spectacular nature reserves. Combining Hua Hin at the beginning or end of the trip can definitely add to the experience. Contact us today for information and recommendations on recommended hotels in Hua Hin.