Hua Hin Attractions, Thailand
Located on the sunrise side of the Gulf of Thailand, Hua Hin is well-established beach resort with full facilities.
As a Royal town and also the oldest beach resort in Thailand, it’s not surprising that the town is steeped in history and full of attractions.
Klai Kangwon Palace: King Rama VII commanded this summer palace to be built in the year 1926 to the north of Hua Hin. The palace consists of 3 Spanish style mansions facing the sea. It is open to the public daily from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Marukatayawan Royal Palace: The wooden palace was made by King Rama VI in 1923. The structure plan of palace were design by the King, it is consist of a big hall for play and other 2 major building are all connected with 2 storey in Thai style.
Hua Hin Beach: The white sandy beach extends some 3 kilometers southwards from a rocky headland until a southern headland where a Buddhist temple clings to the cliffs.
Khao Takiab: This hill is only 4 km south of Hua Hin and may be reached by local minibus. There is a road leading to the top where a temple is situated. The nearby Khao Takiap beach offers mostly bungalow accommodation.
Ko Singo: Fishing loves can enjoy a day’s outing to this land, just few km from Hua Hin or Khao Takiap where some boats for hire are easily available.
Suan Son Pradipaht: The beach side area belongs to the Army Welfare Office and is open to the public. Accommodation is available.
Hat Khao Tao: Located about 10 km south of Hua Hin and 1 km along an access road. Hat Khao Tao is pine-fringed and more secluded than Hua Hin. It is the location for some bungalows and a fishing village.
Khao Hin Lek Fai: Situated 3 kilometers west of Hua Hin district, Khao Hin Lek Fai is 162 meters high. On the mountaintop, there is a public park and viewpoints where the scenery of Hua Hin and its surrounding area is visible.
Namtok Pa La-u (Waterfall): Situated 63 km from Hua Hin, this waterfall is surrounded within a yearlong verdant forest where various kinds of birds and butterflies are found, especially in the morning. It is composed of 11 tiers of rocks, some of which can be reached along a trekking trail parallel to the stream.
Wat Huay Mongkol: The temple was home to the immensely popular monk Luang Phor Thuat was famed for his miracles. Commissioned by the Queen of Thailand, Wat Huay Mongkol houses the largest statue of Luang Phor Thuat in Thailand in a park-like setting.
Phraya Nakhon cave: The cave consists of two caverns, illuminated by the collapsed roofs. For the visit of King Chulalongkorn in 1890 the Kuha Karuhas pavilion was built inside the cave. Later King Vajiravudh as well as the current king Bhumibol Adulyadej visited the cave.
Hua Hin Animal Park: A little known animal park/zoo lies around 10 km north of Hua Hin. It appears to be setup as a government funded “deer research center”.
Black Mountain Water Park: It includes everything that you’d expect from a water park. The wave pool is always popular and there is a great kid’s pool and activity area. The water slides are designed to suit all age groups from children to high speed enthusiasts. There is a restaurant that caters to both Asian and Western tastes. The food is top quality and is sure to tame even the most ravenous appetite after a few hours of swimming.
Vic Hua Hin Art Complex: Situated a few km south of the Khao Takieb flyover, the art complex features an air-conditioned theatre, workshops, performing arts, visual art exhibition and film screenings.
Hua Hin Floating Market: There are more than 100 stores, restaurants and coffee shops showcasing local arts and crafts to explore at the market. From clothes and ice cream to Art studios and furniture shops you’ll find many things to your liking here.
Hua Hin Railway Station: Hua Hin Railway Station is considered to be Thailand’s most beautiful train station. The wooden building used to be a royal pavilion in Sanamchan Palace, Nakhon Pathom province. It was rebuilt at Hua Hin in 1968.
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Plernwan: The place is decorated in vintage style. You can see thing that common use in Thailand in the pass. It is a charming place with many spots you can take a picture with. From time to time, they have special event that you can enjoy like temple fare. This event it will have old fashion party with rare snack and games, etc.
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