Hua Hin, one of Thailand’s premier beach resort towns on the Gulf of Thailand, is less than 200 km south of Bangkok, making it one of the most popular weekend getaway destinations for city residents. A resort equally popular with young couples and families, tourists and Thais, Hua Hin is also the location of the King of Thailand’s summer palace, Klai Kang Won, which means “Far from Worries.” Hua Hin features a beautiful, powdery sand beach, numerous seaside seafood restaurants, a lively night market, numerous beach activities, and some great inland activities, not least of which is golfing at some of Thailand’s most renowned courses. Just down the coast at Takiab Bay, visitors can take seaside horseback rides and visit a hilltop Buddhist temple with a spectacular view. Accommodation along the beach and on the streets leading away from the sea ranges from simple guesthouses to luxury resorts, and includes some of the finest spa-retreats in the world. Hua Hin is accessible via train, bus, or car and the seaside community of 60,000 residents is a fine example of warm and welcoming Thai hospitality.
Hua Hin is an Amphoe in Prachuap Kiri Khan Province. Sitting on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand. It is 90 kilometers away from Prachuap Kiri Khan City and borders Amphoe Cha-am of Petchaburi Province.
Hua Hin is one of the top tourist destinations of Thailand from its great amount of attractions and activities - plus it isn’t far from Bangkok. The city has many incredible beaches, mountains, viewpoints, temples, night markets, water parks, and fine diners for you to choose from and enjoy at any time of the year.
Pala-U Waterfall, which is located in Kaeng Krachan National Park, is also a great butterfly watching spot.