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Best Places to Visit in Hua Hin of 2017

  • 01 Cicada Market

    Cicada Market
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    The Cicada Market is widely termed as the best outdoor market in Thailand and it certainly deserves the tag. The atmosphere of the market is very lively and vibrant as there are street performances held every now and then.

     If you like paintings and other art items, you will be delighted to see a huge number of such oil paintings. There are speciality food stores that sell the local cuisine, the pineapple speciality store is quite popular as well. You will also find tattoo shops that lets you have permanent or fake tattoos.

    Location: It is located at 83/159 Nong Kae, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand

    Timings: The market stays open from 6 in the evening to 11 in the night. It stays closed on the days of Tuesday and Wednesday.

    Price: Different products Price different amounts but you can bargain to get things at a cheaper price.

  • 02 Hua Hin Beach, Hua Hin

    Hua Hin Beach, Hua Hin
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    Hua Hin is blessed with some attractive, accessible and family friendly beaches. As Hua Hin is situated on the Gulf of Thailand the seas are warm throughout the year, which makes swimming and other beach activities pleasurable at any time. Hua Hin has a little bit of everything and while some might bemoan that it’s somewhat too busy on weekends and national holidays, it continues to be a well-liked beach destination and draws many visitors from all over Thailand and abroad. 

    Activities: If lying on a sun bed all day is a little too sedate, there are plenty of other things to do. Swimming in the sea poses few dangers and the beach slopes very gently. Water sports are somewhat  limited at the beach’s northern end due to the rocks, so it’s only further south where you’ll find most of the water-based activities.

    Best Time to Visit : This beach can be visited all year round.

    Top Things To Do in Hua Hin Beach, Hua Hin

  • 03 Maruekhathaiyawan Palace Cha-Am

    The Maruekhathaiyawan Palace is a royal palace and a former residence of a king. Today, it is just a tourist attraction owing to its beautiful architecture. This palace was used as a holiday villa by the King Vajiravudh. It was made by an Italian architect, Ercole Manfredi.

     The complete design of the palace was drafted by the King who presided over here. There are around 16 teak buildings all of which are raised by various concrete pillars and they are linked by many walkways throughout the palace. The architecture of this beautiful palace is worth seeing by every tourist.

    Location: 1281 Thanon Phetkasem, Tambon Cha-am, Amphoe Cha-am, Chang Wat Phetchaburi 76120, Thailand

    Timings: The palace is open for tourists from 8 in the morning to 4:30 in the evening.

    Price: There is an entry fee to the palace and it is priced at 60 baht per person. This entry fees is used for maintaining the palace by the authority.

    Top Things To Do in Maruekhathaiyawan Palace Cha-Am

  • 04 Plearn Wan Shopping Village

    Plearn Wan Shopping Village
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    The shopping village has a lot to offer all what Hua Hin is famous for. However, western tourists might not like it much since not many products are available for them. It is a complete market though as you will find everything from clothes, food, gift items, speciality stores and much more here.

    The Plearn Wan Shopping village is nicely decorated and tourists love taking pictures here. Even the food available here is simply awesome and loved by the tourists from all parts of the world. You will find a lot of souvenir shops here which lets you buy local gift items from here.

    Location: The village is located at Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand

    Timings: The shopping village is open from 9 in the morning to 10 in the night.

    Price: The place is free to enter but whatever you buy have different prices which can be brought down by bargaining with the locals.

    Top Things To Do in Plearn Wan Shopping Village

  • 05 Black Mountain Water Park

    Black Mountain Water Park
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    Black Mountain Water Park is one of the best places of entertainment and water activities in Hua Hin. The park is usually very less crowded and thus has no queues for rides as well, you can enjoy all the rides without any hassles and save your time too.

    The water park has all the amenities and facilities of a top notch water park. There are amazing slides, swimming pools, wave pools, a lazy river and many more things which you can enjoy at the water park with your friends and family.

    Location: 1, Khao Hin Lek Fai 2, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand

    Timings: The water park stays open from 10 in the morning to 6 in the evening on all days of the week.

    Price: The Price for adults is 600 Baht, for kids it is 300 baht and for very small kids, the entry is completely free.

  • 06 Khao Takiab

    Khao Takiab
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    Khao Takiab is a small but lively village in Hua Hin which is also a great destination to spend holidays. There are many attractions in the place which is frequented by tourists around the world. The place has recently become more popular as a lot of people have discovered it and found it amazing. Even the nearby regions are very popular tourist attractions. The Khao Takiab mountain brings forth sensational panoramic views of the surrounding area. You’ll here get to hangout with a gang of monkeys.

    Generally, the Khao Takiab mountain assures incredibly scenic views. A simple stroll here will give you excellent views of the rural Thailand. When you take a quick walk along the Khao Takiab Bay, you can stop by for a quick lunch and admire the glistening ocean beauty here. The place is also a hit spot amongst the water sports and adventure enthusiasts as they can make the most of it here. A number of temples are also located within the area. One of the most prominent one here being the Wat Huaymongkol. It is a home to a statue of Luang Phor Thuad who is a much revered Buddhist monk. The Khao Takiab Beach is a great destination to relax on a summer afternoon. Since the beach offers large areas of open sand and shallow water levels, it is ideal for beach games and kids just love to spend time here. You can also visit various temples which Khao Takiab is famous for, they hold a lot of historical and cultural significance.

    Location: Khao Takiab is located at Hua Hin in Thailand.

    Timings: Open round the year.

    Price: Entry to the Khao Takiab is free of Price.

  • Nearby Getaways from Hua Hin
  • 01 Bangkok

  • 02 Pattaya

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    Pattaya is one of the most famous hotspots in Thailand. It is famously known for its serene beaches, lineup of luxury resorts, casinos, shopping malls, authentic cabaret bars, clubs, as well as a religious treasures. There is no end to what you can do in Pattaya, and there is no chance that you are not going to enjoy being here.

    The things you can do in Pattaya range from enjoying the most serene of nature’s beauty on the beaches, experience adventure water sports, go around enjoying the street culture, get glamourous with the bars and night life or unwind your soul in one of the many famous luxury spas located here. Thousands of tourists flock to Pattaya every year and indeed, this place deserved all the attention it draws and it is hence, nothing less than a traveler’s paradise.

    Be it a group of friends, family with young kids or senior citizens enjoying their second inning in life, this place is an amazing place to unwind yourself and get the best from some of the best beaches in the world. A vacation to Pattaya is a perfect get away for holidays for those who are looking for nothing but sheer luxury and tranquility.

  • 03 Chon Buri

  • 04 Phra Nakhon

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    Bangkok comprises of 50 different districts that contribute to its successful economy, cultural flourishing and preservation of its unique ethnicity and identity in the world. Chief among the 50 districts is Phra Nakhon that is located right in the middle of Bangkok with the beauties of Rattanakosin Island towards the northern side.

    In fact, Phra Nakhon holds great significance and the proof lies within Bangkok’s decision to name it the Bangkok Province. Legends suggest that Phra Nakhon was originally recognized the Ampoe of Thailand or in other words, the second administrative division of Thailand.

    The Phra Nakhon district of Bangkok is bounded by beauties of nature with the Chao Phraya River lying in the west and the Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem situated in the north. The rest of the surrounding in Phra Nakhon holds a large open space where grand structures that hold significant historical relevance such as the Grand Palace, the Wat Phra Kaew and the National Museum lie.

    Other significant landmarks of Phra Nakhon include the Democracy Monument, the Giant Swing, War Suthat district among the numerous other forts and palaces. There is a great deal for visitors to explore in this city. Experience history, culture, ethnicity and varied activities at Phra Nakhon by making it your next holiday destination and you will surely not regret this.

  • 05 Chonburi

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    Chon Buri or Mueang Chon in short has been a very prominent seaside town of the eastern coast since a fairly long period of time. It acquired the town status in 1935. This is also a vital agricultural site of economic plants like cassava, sugar cane and rubber trees. Chon Buri is a hub of industrial activity, second only to Bangkok in context to the output and is also the location of Eastern Seaboard Development Project.  

    If legends are to be believed, Mueang Chon Buri has been in existence ever since the Ayutthaya period. Initially it comprised only of the small tows like Mueang Bang Phra, Mueang Bang Sai, and Mueang Bang Pla Soi. It was only later that King Rama V amalgamated these small towns to form the Chon Buri Province. This capital of Chon Buri Province and the Mueang Chong Buri District in Thailand, lies 100 km south east of Bangkok towards the coastline of the Gulf of Thailand.    

    Going by the literal terms, Chon Buri means ‘city of water.’ This along with the other areas along the coast to Pattaya forms an urbane known as the Pattaya Chon buri Metropolitan Area with a total population exceeding 1,000,000.   

  • 06 Damnoen Saduak

  • 07 Chanthaburi

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  • 08 Koh Samui

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