The majority of international tourists who visit Thai beaches go to Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Lipe, and Krabi. One seaside resort that is often overlooked is Hua Hin, despite its popularity among locals.
Here are reasons why you should add visiting Hua Hin resort to your bucket list.
It’s less touristy
As mentioned above, only a handful of international tourists visit Hua Hin. This means that it has a tranquil environment and you get a chance to interact with locals. It is also ideal if you are looking for a unique experience with family and close friends.
If you travel to Thailand, you must try out the local cuisine. Hua Hin offers a variety of Thai dishes which available in the street as well as in the resorts themselves. If you’re into cooking, there are plenty of locals who offer cooking classes.
Hua Hin Night Market
Similar to the capital Bangkok, Hua Hin also has an amazing nightlife. The Hua Hin Night Market comes into life at dusk and offers an array of goods ranging from clothing to artwork, all at incredibly cheap prices.
The beach is the biggest attraction in Hua Hin. Many people flock the seaside resorts to relax and enjoy the cool sea breeze by the Indian Ocean. There are several fun activities available to tourists, such as horse riding, swimming, boat rides, and kite flying and so on.
Pala-U National Park
Besides the beaches, lovers of nature can also find joy by touring the Pala-U National Park. It is one of the largest natural wildlife habitats in Thailand and sits next to the border with Myanmar. Some of the attractions in this park include elephants, tigers, bears, birds, waterfalls, and indigenous Karen hill-tribe speakers.
Hua Hin Train Station
It is not only the oldest in Thailand, but the Hua Hin station is also regarded as the most beautiful in the country. In fact, it is the most iconic structure in the region. The station was built using local architectural design and houses a Royal Waiting Room constructed during the reign of King Rama VI.