Hua Hin

Hua Hin, a vibrant mix of city and sea, the oldest resort town of Thailand and the summer residence of the King and Queen! It is about 200km from Bangkok, less than 4 hours by car and it had an exclusive character for a long time. Hua Hin is well known for its charming railway station and its long sandy beaches, offering excellent opportunities for water sports, surfers and kiters. You can feel a maritime atmosphere, North of the city is home to a large fishing fleet. On weekends you will find locals as well as tourists, coming to enjoy sun and sea, many hotels and a wide range of restaurants. There is an abundance of seafood restaurants in Hua Hin, ranging from very luxurious to the familiar plastic stools on the street!

Outside Hua Hin

About 60km south of Hua Hin is Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, which means "300 mountain peaks", refering to the imposing limestone peaks rising from the mangrove swamps. Tham Phraya Nakhon, which you can reach by water, is a wonderful cave. This cave has a kind of shaft, where the sunlights  touches a shrine on one moment of the day. A beautiful light, you can best reach the cave before 11 o'clock in the morning!

There is a wide range of golf courses in Hua Hin, rates are reasonable and equipment can be rented. Meanwhile, Hua Hin also has two water parks, the newest Vana Nava Jungle Water Park, located in the center of the city and Black Mountain Water Park is 15 minutes out of town.

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