Things To Do In Hua Hin

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1. Cicada Market

Cicada Market
4.5 /5

4 km
from city center
1 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Cicada Market is an artist's paradise. An open-air market which caters to handicrafts, small kitschy items and products developed by independent artists, this market is an integral part of any visit to Hua Hin. A leisurely stroll around the market will give you a glimpse of what true local Thai artists have to offer.

2. Hua Hin Beach

Hua Hin Beach
4.2 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

The Hua Hin beach is located in the small town of Hua Hin in Bangkok. The name ‘Hua Hin’ originates from the words ‘stone head’ which is so due to the large rock formations that are visible from the beach and are located right at the end. The mesmerising beach itself is a 4 kilometre long white sand paradise with the entire view of the gulf of Thailand. Located close to the town centre on one side and Khao Tokiap on the other, Hua Hin Beach is not only easily accessible but also extremely lively at all times of the day.

3. Hua Hin Night Market

Hua Hin Night Market
4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Hua Hin's central market is a favourite of locals and tourists alike; this night market starts from Petchkasem Road, all the way up to the railway line. Delicious food cooked right in front of your eyes can be sampled at the various stalls at the market. In addition, vendors can be found selling their small souvenirs and goods at stalls at affordable prices. Photographs taken at night are also quite wonderful as the market is colourfully lit up after sundown.

4. Hua Hin Hills Vineyard

Hua Hin Hills Vineyard
4.3 /5

28 km
from city center
4 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

45km west of Hua Hin lies a fine stretch of land, which was converted into a vineyard operating daily wine tours starting from 1700 THB. Visitors can enter the large property from breakfast until lunch hours and indulge in the food and wine served at the restaurant cum cafe. It can be quite warm during the summer months while touring the property, so it is advisable to wear comfortable clothes.

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5. Black Mountain Water Park

Black Mountain Water Park

8 km
from city center
5 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Spread over a sprawling 10-acre area, the Black Mountain Water Park is one of those places in Hua Hin where you can easily find not one, but many options for entertaining yourselves and enjoy with your friends and family. Ever since it opened its doors for the first time for the general public in the year 2011, the Water Park has continued to promise memorable moments of fun and frolic to its visitors. After all, if you come to know that the place comprises of nine water slides, kid's pool, wave pool, lazy river along with a golf course of its own, you can be sure that loads of enjoyment and thrill await you in those waters.

6. Vana Nava

Vana Nava

6 km
from city center
6 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

The Vana Nava Water Jungle is Asia’s first themed water jungle cum park, which is located in the famous resort town of Hua Hin in Thailand. With over twenty attractions that comprise of rides, slides, as well as Thailand’s first professional underwater studio, the jungle is an excellent combination of nature and modern technology.

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7. Phraya Nakhon Cave

Phraya Nakhon Cave

42 km
from city center
7 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Situated in the Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, the Phraya Nakhon Cave is one of the
mystical tourist spots of Thailand. The mystery of the place owes to the fact that the cave is a little hard to reach to and not a lot of visitors manage to reach the stunning site. The Phraya Nakhon Cave has two chambers with open ceilings to allow sunlight to penetrate through, rendering the place a soothing calmness. Adventurists, nature lovers, and trekkers are sure to have a fun time visiting the Phraya Nakhon Cave.

8. Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park

Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park

49 km
from city center
8 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Khao Sam Roi Yot is the very first marine national park of Thailand located near the southwestern coast of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province. With Hua Hin in its proximity, this National Park is a nature lover’s paradise. Also known as ‘the mountain with 3 hundred peaks’, this place is blessed with different ecosystems making it a likeable tourist attraction.

9. The Venezia Hua Hin

The Venezia Hua Hin

9 km
from city center
9 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

The Venezia is a popular shopping destination and a theme park located in the town of Hua Hin that offers a host of activities and attractions to the visitors. It is based entirely on the city of Venice in Italy replete with the Grand Canal and gondolas, thus giving a taste of the far off exotic city to the local inhabitants of Thailand.

10. Pranburi Beach

Pranburi Beach

0 km
from city center
10 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Pranburi beach is a natural beach located to the west of the Gulf of Siam. It is easily accessible from the resort town of Hua Hin that lies at a distance of mere 20 miles. Visitors who aspire to relax amidst sand, sun and sea find it irresistible on account of its unspoilt beauty and clean surroundings sans the commercialisation.

11. Santorini Park Hua Hin

Santorini Park Hua Hin

11 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

The Santorini Park, with its aesthetic and photogenic Graecian charms, is a wonderful location to experience Greece in Cha-Am, without actually visiting the country itself. With its whitewashed buildings, vibrantly painted retro window panes and paved pathways, Santorini Park Hua Hin is a viewer’s paradise. The Park has an elaborate roster of eating outlets, shops and thrilling rides.

12. Wat Huay Mongkol

Wat Huay Mongkol

15 km
from city center
12 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Wat Huay Mongkol is a temple dedicated to the famous monk Luang Phor Thuad, located on the outskirts of Hua Hin. The monk who lived 400 years ago is shrouded in many stories speaking about the miracles he performed. The Huay Mongkol Temple marks a massive statue of monk Luang Phor Thuad who sits on a mound that can be accessed by a long set of stairs. The giant statue is cornered by four three-headed wooden Elephant statues which is where the local Thai visitors perform their worship ceremony.

13. Khao Tao

Khao Tao

13 km
from city center
13 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Khao Tao is a village located 14 to 15 km south of Hua Hin, Thailand. Situated in the Prachuabkirikhan province, this village is nestled between mountains and fishing grounds which provide a perfect escape for people tired of their daily lives. Besides these, there are numerous beaches, resorts, and sites in Khao Tao which will make your trip to this place worth your investment. Khao Tao literally translates to “Mountain Turtle” or the “Turtle Hill.” It received the name because of the rock shaped outcrop.

14. Hua Hin Train Station

Hua Hin Train Station
4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
14 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Located close to the city centre, Hua Hin Railway station was originally built in 1910. It is one of the oldest railway stations in Thailand. A small railway junction, it now primarily is a tourist attraction with an ornate building, the Royal Waiting Room, in the centre of the station that tourists can explore. Few trains run across this station throughout the week.

15. Kaeng Krachan National Park

Kaeng Krachan National Park

69 km
from city center
15 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Kaeng Krachan National Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the outskirts of Hua Hin, deemed to be a tourist town in Thailand. The park is the largest one across the exotic country and is a continuation of the Tanintharyi Nature Reserve of Myanmar that can be reached via a vehicle in just under two hours from Bangkok. The park located over 2915 square meters of lush forest area containing an enormous biodiversity and is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the nation.

16. Seenspace

Seenspace

3 km
from city center
16 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Situated in the Hua Hin district of Thailand, Seenspace Huahin is a popular beachfront shopping mall developed and designed on the concept of Eat, Lay, Play, Relax. The lifestyle mall is a fusion of shops, restaurants and clothing brands blended together with the beachview and modern architectural space.

17. Tham Khao Luang Cave

Tham Khao Luang Cave

5 km
from city center
17 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Nestled amidst natural beauty and serene beaches rest a stunning cave called Tham Khao Luang Cave. Situated just off 4 kilometres from Khao Wang in Phetchaburi District, this natural cave is one of the most-visited caves in all of Thailand. It is famous because of its numerous Buddha shrines found within the cave. Similar to many of the cave temples in the country, Tham Khao Luang Cave was also transformed by order of King Rama V. This cave is adorned with Buddha statues, stalactites hanging from the roof, and multiple stupas.

18. Pa La-U Waterfall

Pa La-U Waterfall

54 km
from city center
18 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Situated in the southern part of Thailand’s largest national park, Kaeng Krachang National Park, the Pala-U Waterfall is an alluring 16-level waterfall that attracts countless tourists every year. This natural wonder is an ecotourism hotspot nestled within a tropical rainforest that is estimated to be 1000 years old. The Pala-U Waterfall is among the largest waterfalls in the country and a haven for nature lovers. From taking a deep in the crystal clear water to enjoying the panoramic view from the top levels, there are plenty of fun things to do at the enchanting falls.

19. Mrigadayavan Palace

Mrigadayavan Palace

14 km
from city center
19 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Easily located in the town of Hua Hin in Cha-am of Phetchaburi Province, the Mrigadayavan Palace is the former summer residence of King Vajiravudh or King Rama VI of Thailand. The sea facing palace is encircled by well-manicured gardens around stilted pathways. One can walk around and admire the architecture of the palace even when it's on a refurbishing tenure as of now.

20. Hutsadin Elephant Foundation

Hutsadin Elephant Foundation
4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
20 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Run by the non-profit Hustadin organisation, the Hustadin Elephant Foundation takes care of elephants rescued from abandonment or tourism industries. Volunteers at the foundation aim to educate people on not riding elephants and handling them responsibly. In addition, tourists can interact with the elephants and get firsthand experiences in taking care of them. Located within the compound of a temple, the area is also classified as a Buddhist place of worship.

21. Pran Buri Forest Park

Pran Buri Forest Park
4.6 /5

18 km
from city center
21 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

The Pran Buri Forest Park, having a mix of mangrove, deciduous and pine trees, was established as a forest recovery project in 1982. Travellers can explore the forests by boat, go on a boardwalk over the mangrove forests, and spy on crabs and mudskippers at low tide. A watchtower along the boardwalk is perfect for catching glimpses of, among others, the four types of kingfishers at the park. The Had Sai Khao Beach is a great picnic spot, and visitors can even come across monitor lizards.

22. Market Village

Market Village
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
22 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Opened in 2006, the Hua Hin Market Village is the seaside town’s first and largest shopping complex. The mall offers tourists an addition to the open-air night markets in Hua Hin with its air-conditioned shopping experience and numerous restaurants and cafes. Inside and outside the mall, visitors can find over 100 shops selling a variety of clothes, electronics and other products.

23. Bluport Resort Mall

Bluport Resort Mall
4.3 /5

2 km
from city center
23 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Bluport is Hua Hin’s first-ever resort shopping mall with an enormous beachfront dual-storey space dedicated to high-end retail stores, gourmet markets and a cinema complex. Conveniently located on the town’s main highway, this futuristic mall comprises over 1,000 outlets for branded and boutique clothing, jewellery, furnishings, homeware, beauty and wellness hubs, as well as food courts, a port walk and a department store.

24. Khao Takiab Beach

Khao Takiab Beach
4.4 /5

7 km
from city center
24 out of 24
things to do in Hua Hin

Views of the Gulf of Thailand and the town of Hua Hin greet visitors to Khao Takiab, its name meaning Chopstick Hill. Tourists can approach the 19-metre statue of Standing Buddha overlooking the sea at the beach to the north of the hill, while the beach on the south extends to Haad Suan Sod or the Sea Pine Garden Beach. The shallow waters make swimming here tricky, but the hill offers shaded areas to enjoy the sight of the large expanse of water. Visitors can also enjoy sunbathing, horse-riding and jet skiing at the beach.

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What are the top activities in Hua hin?

The top activities in Hua hin are Private City Transfers between Hua Hin and Bangkok, Vana Nava Waterpark Hua Hin, Swiss Sheep Farm Hua Hin, Private City Transfers Between Hua Hin and Bangkok by Thai Rhythm, Let's Relax Spa Treatments in Hua Hin, The Venezia 4-in-1 Combo Hua Hin.

Can you suggest an itinerary for Hua hin?

1-2 day Itinerary

Day 1: Relax and Unwind

After making your way to Hua Hin, cool off by heading straight to the beach. Hua Hin has plenty of beaches to choose from. Hua Hin Beach is perfect if you are looking for a lively beach. And for a more secluded beach, head to Suan Son Pradhiphat, Cha Am, or Khao Takiab. Cha Am is home to a stunning seaside palace, Mrigadayavan Palace, built by Rama VI and is open to the public.

And as the sun sets and the hunger strikes, explore the night market, Cicada Market, which is an artist’s haven. Just like other Thai markets, this market also features an array of Thai dishes, handcrafted artefacts, trinkets, and handicrafts. There’s also a beer garden, where one can indulge in a variety of drinks.

Day 2: Exploring the city of Hua Hin

Start the day early by paying a visit to Khao Takiab. The “Chapstick Mountain” or the “Monkey Mountain. It has a hilltop temple that is accessible by climbing a flight of stairs, which also offers sensational views of the fishing village and the ocean from the top.

After this, head to the Plearn Wan shopping village that is designed in the 1960s Thai-style and features wooden buildings, old-style shops, and vintage cars.

From here, go to the Venezia, a Venice-themed village shopping area that comes with a ridable canal, San Marco’s bell tower, several fountains, fun-fair, European-themed eatery joints, and an art gallery.

And to close the day off, take an evening walk by the Hua Hin railway station famed for its Thai-designed concept mixed with a Victorian aura, which is a must-visit for every traveller.

How can I commute within Hua hin?

Hua Hin has many transportation options ranging from the famous Thai Tuk-tuk to local buses, motorcycle taxis and songathews (mini-trucks). Buses ply to and fro regularly. The city has a flat topography and is best explored leisurely on bicycle. Cycles are available on rent too but might not be as popular as motorcycle rentals.
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How much does a package cost for Hua hin?

The packages for Hua hin start at INR 8647 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Hua hin?

The top sightseeing places in Hua hin are Cicada Market, Hua Hin Train Station, Plearn Wan Shopping Village, Hua Hin Night Market, Monsoon Valley Vineyard (Hua Hin Hills Vineyard), Kaeng Krachan National Park.

What are the top shopping places in Hua hin?

The top shopping places in Hua hin are Cicada Market, Plearn Wan Shopping Village, Hua Hin Night Market.

What are the top hotels in Hua hin?

There are 1037 Hotels in Hua hin which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Hua hin are Amaraze Hua Hin 1 Bedroom Pool View, 3 bedrooms My resort huahin with free waterpark, Townhouse Hua Hin, Baan Rao, Baan Kiang Fah, Baan Fira villa Huahin. You can see all the hotels in Hua hin here
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