City of opportunities – Are you in need for city life, shopping and a night at the disco? Go and visit Hua Hin. The population of Hua Hin is about 85.000 and the 9th King of Thailand had his permanent residence here.
The king´s presence in Hua Hin has made the town one of the richest districts in Thailand. Just take a look at the super-modern hospitals, the supermarkets, the excellent infrastructure, the luxury hotels and the well-trimmed nature.
The police are everywhere in the streets and this has limited crime significantly; It is absolutely safe and secure to take a walk on your own – even late in the evening. Nightlife in Hua Hin is not quite as noisy as in Bangkok, Phuket and Pattya, and this pleases both tourists and the permanent residents.
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- Hua Hin is well known as the golfer´s paradise in Thailand. Within a 10 km drive from Hua Hin seven different golf courses of high international standard are at your disposal. You will have courses for both beginners and talented enthusiastic golfers.
- At the beach the entertainment will please all family members, ranging from massage and water sports to horse riding and riding on an elephant´s back.
- Make time for a visit at the Hua Hin night market. Every night the pedestrian street in the city center turns into a color-rich market place. Here you can buy everything ranging from watches, t-shirts and video games to local crafts, fresh fruits, seafood and nice hot fast food served directly from steamy woks.
- If you fancy a nice romantic evening / night out you can choose form a variety of Thai and international restaurants as well as a handful of bars and nights clubs. The small cozy restaurants primarily offer you seafood delicacies.
- Not far from Hua Hin you can go and explore the historical sides of Thailand: e.g. the Buddha Mountain with the large statue scouting out to the sea. At the same location you will meet The Monkey Temple, Wat Khao Lad occupied by dozens of monkeys.
- Go on a trip to the floating market, Damnoen Saduak, where small canoes are filled to the brim with exotic fruits and vegetables, as well as accessories and souvenirs.Spend the night at the beautiful island Koh Talu, go diving into the ocean and experience the colorful coral landscape. Also remember to visit the famous bridge – Bridge over River Kwai. Visit the museum and learn more about how the bridge played a part in World War II.