Whether you are already packed up and ready to go or just looking for your next location for a family trip, Hua Hin, Thailand is the right place to visit no matter what you are looking for! Adventure, culture, exciting gastronomy and beautiful landscapes are always just around the corner or a short tuk-tuk ride away. With so much to see and do in such a versatile city, it may be quite hard to find a plan that fits you and your likes. So, we have put together a small list of the 8 top places to visit in Hua Hin which we hope will help you have the best vacation of your life when visiting Thailand.
#1. Hutsadin Elephant Foundation: for the animal lovers
If you are an animal lover yourself or travelling with children, this foundation is one of the top places to have a calm yet exciting day in the city. You can walk alongside the elephants, wash them and even ride them! Now that's an exciting experience you won't soon forget.
#2. Black Mountain Water Park: for the adventure seekers
Trying to dodge the heat and sun while still having an adrenaline-filled day? Black Mountain is the ideal for adults and children alike. With several different rides and slides available, the only thing you have to worry about is which ride to pick first.
#3. Huay Mongkol Temple: for the spiritual traveller
If you are looking to learn more about the city's spiritual roots while still having the opportunity to check out some of Thailand's unique architecture, this temple is one of the city's most visited and revered locations. A visit to the temple will leave even the most non-spiritual traveller speechless.
Well known for its unique gastronomy, Thailand is every foodie's paradise. A trip to the Cicada Market will give you an opportunity to try some of Thailand's best delicacies while also enjoying live music. Maybe you will find your new favourite dish!
#5. Ratchapak Park: for the Nature and Park lovers
One of Thailand's National Parks, Ratchapak is a must-visit location for every tourist. Alongside the beautiful landscape, the park is also rich in History and Culture, with the famous 7 Kings Statue being one of the park's top visit location. If travelling with kids, this is the perfect location for a day out in the sun with the family
#6. Suan Son Pradipat Beach: for the beach and sun-seekers
Looking to get some sun and relax by the beach? Then head out to the Suan Son Pradipat, a beautiful and calming beach ideal for those looking to relax after a stressful year at work or for those looking to come back home with an enviable tan.
#7. Hua Hin Night Bazaar: for the shopaholic tourist
Looking for a souvenir from Thailand? The Hua Hin Night Bazaar is the perfect place to not only find a way bring a little piece of Hua Hin back home with you, but also get a better look of the city's rich nightlife. With food, spices, clothes and small souvenirs being sold, it's hard not to find something for your family and friends.
#8. A day at the Banyan Golf Club: for the golf fan
The Banyan Golf Club
If your travel plans include getting some fresh air and exercise out in the fairway, the Banyan Golf Club is the ideal destination for any golf player. Located right in the city centre, this club also offers highly trained caddies and several packages available at very attractive rates. There are also other great golf courses in Hua Hin you might want to try. Quick tip: book your trip for the early morning to dodge the afternoon sun.
Regardless of who you are travelling with or what kind of experience you are looking for, Hua Hin is sure to surpass all your expectations. You may find that the city has so much to offer, it will be quite hard to pick exactly what to do but, with the help of our short guide, you are sure to see the best Hua Hin has to offer. Make sure to bring your Summer clothes, sunblock, and be ready for the trip of a lifetime!