Located just 3 hours away from Bangkok, Hua Hin makes for a great choice for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of the capital city. This hidden gem is nestled in the southern Thai province of Prachuap Khiri Khan, often overlooked by visitors!
Like the little red dot, Hua Hin has transformed from a quiet fishing village into a holiday spot for tourists and locals alike. You can take a stroll along the beach, go wakeboarding, have a splashing great time at the water theme park, shopping and the list just go on and on.
VANA NAVA WATER JUNGLE
This state-of-the-art water park features a variety of thrilling attractions such as The AbyssTM, the world’s largest waterslide and Boomerango, Thailand’s longest slide! For my fellow thrill-seekers, you should definitely try out the Aqualoop – Thailand’s most thrilling anti-gravity tube-slide. It will certainly leave you wanting more!
However, the most iconic attraction of all is the Vana Nava Falls. This is Asia’s tallest man-made mountain waterfall and stands at a height of 31 metres!
129/99 Soi Moo Baan Nong Kae, Tambon Nong Kae, Amphoe Hua Hin, Chang Wat Prachuap Khiri Khan
10.00am – 6.00pm
BLACK MOUNTAIN GOLF CLUB
Black Mountain provides endless fun for all ages! Just to name a few, there is a Golf Course, Wakeboard park, Water Park and so on. Just want to relax? Visit their spa centre for a relaxing body massage, they got you covered from head to toe (literally).
ADDRESS (Golf Club)
565 Moo7, Nong Hieng Road, Hin LekFai, Hua Hin, Prachaubkirikhan 77110
CICADA NIGHT MARKET
Similar to the famous Cha Tuk Chak Weekend Market, Cicada Night market is a bustling market where vendors sell art, clothing, decorations and unique handmade goods. These goods range from paintings to glass figurines and even handmade phone cases! What’s special about these items is that these are unique to Hua Hin as they capture the essence of this beautiful town. Enjoy the sea breeze as you stroll down the streets of this humble market in Hua Hin
83/159 ซอยหัวถนน 21 ถนน ซอย หนองแก-ตะเกียบ Nong Kae, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand
If you are a fan of Overwatch, you would find this place extremely familiar. The map Illios is based on this place named Santorini – a famous Greek resort, known for its unique architecture which features houses with white walls and blue doors. Lucky for you, you will be able to visit this beautiful place here in Hua Hin too!
Occupy yourselves with the myriad of activities offered here, ranging from the Amusement Park to vendors selling souvenirs and handicrafts. Apart from these, there is an outdoor zone hosting live concert and performances.
Khao Yai, Cha-am District, Phetchaburi 76120, Thailand
Mon-Fri: 10:00am – 07:00pm
Sat-Sun: 09:00am – 07:00pm
HUA HIN TRAIN STATION
Located in Hua Hin Subdistrict, Hua Hin railway station is a class 1 railway station on the Southern Line. Need insta-worthy photos? You’ve come to the right place! Take stunning photos while discovering Hua Hin’s history.
A quick little history fact for you: Back in 1921, when trains are one of the more affordable and convenient forms of transport, Europeans would travel on these trains from Penang and Singapore to Hua Hin to have a little getaway.
You are still able to ride in this legendary antique to Bangkok, which will take about 4 hrs compared to about 2.5 hrs by car.
Hua Hin, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand
Have a taste of what it’s like to be in olden days Hua Hin. This small village houses small eateries, gift shops and many more old school activities. For those who are into the 1950 retro era, this is the perfect place for you!
This is really not something you get to see on a daily basis so don’t miss it!
4/90-95 Phet Kasem Rd, Tambon Hua Hin, Amphoe Hua Hin, Chang Wat Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand
WAT HUAY MONGKOL TEMPLE
This Buddhist temple is home to the world’s largest statue of Luang Phor Thuad, a legendary southern Thai monk revered for his enlightenment and ability to perform miracles. Those who are into collecting amulets can pay them a visit. It is said that the amulet gives protective powers, granting safety in times of distress. Worshippers will offer incense, pray for safety and ask for their request to be heard.
Thap Tai, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand
5:00am – 10:00pm
SWISS SHEEP FARM
Take a break from city life and immerse yourself in the countryside. Visit the Swiss Sheep Farm and interact with farm animals staying in their sanctuary. Bring your kids down for a day of fun where they can get to experience feeding cute farm animals and even try milking the dairy goats! There are also horse-drawn carriage, horse riding and even rodeo bull riding for the thrill-seekers!
Khao Yai, Cha-am District, Phetchaburi 76120, Thailand
0900am – 0700pm
THE VENEZIA HUA HIN
The Venezia is a themed village based off of Venice, a northern capital of Italy’s Veneto region. This shopping and attraction village in Hua Hin provides plenty of romantic photo opportunities coupled with a wide range of attractions and entertainment.
Travel around in horse carts, mini trains and even boats in this beautiful town also known as “Thailand’s Italy”.
1899 Phet Kasem Rd, Tambon Cha-am, Amphoe Cha-am, Chang Wat Phetchaburi 76120, Thailand
08:00am to 10:00pm
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Apart from Hua Hin, you can also visit Khao Yai which is also located 3 hours away from Bangkok. Find out more about Khao Yai here!