Top 11 Hua Hin Attractions

If you’re looking for a beach getaway near Bangkok, then look to Hua Hin! A popular weekend getaway for locals, it’s packed with plenty of fun. Here are the top 10 Hua Hin attractions in 2019 to make the most of your time there!  

1). Hua Hin Beach 

Wondering if Hua Hin has a good beach to relax at? Why yes, it does! Enjoy the sunshine at Hua Hin Beach and ride the banana boat for extra fun. And guess what? You can even ride on a horse! There’s also plenty of cheap delicious seafood around, so you’ll be all set for a fun day at the beach.  

2). The wonders of Lub Lae Cave 

If you’ve ever dreamed of exploring a cave, now you can. Lub Lae Cave is huge and, at parts, lined with limestone rocks that look like icicles. Not only that, there are hundreds of bats inside! You can explore the cave on this day trip in Hua Hin. It’s a hidden gem not to miss!   

3). Khao Hin Lek Fai viewpoint 

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You don’t need a drone to snap a cool bird’s view of Hua Hin. You can do it right here at Khao Hin Lek Fai viewpoint. Look out over the beautiful cityscape and sea, with the breeze in your hair. Close your eyes and imagine that. Peaceful, isn’t it? 

4). Artist Village Hua Hin 

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At Baan Sillapin Art Village, you not only get to appreciate beautiful art but create it too! The artwork is done by local artists, ranging from paintings to sculptures. You can also buy the original artworks, and you might even meet the artist too. Once you’re feeling inspired, try painting there yourself or simply chill at the nice coffee shop there.   

5). 100-Year-Old Chatchai Market 

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It’s not every day you get to visit such an ancient fresh market! This is a great place to see how locals live and experience Thai culture. You can even pair your visit to the market with a cooking class later on. It’s a lot of fun shopping for the ingredients. You’ll feel just like a local!

6). Plearnwan Vintage Market

You’ll love walking the streets of this retro market reminiscent of the Thai 80’s style. With colorful stores, and fairy lights glowing at night, it’s the spot to get some cool pictures for the ‘gram! There are also lots of food stalls, traditional toys, and souvenirs to make the shopper in you happy. 

7). Hua Hin Railway Station 

Here’s another fun photo spot. Hua Hin railway station is not your typical boring railway station, but temple-like with a bold pop of red. The trains here have a history spanning back to World War II and the reign of King Rama IV.  

8). Cicada Market 

Catch Hua Hin’s charming night market every Friday to Sunday. With lovely arts and crafts, plentiful food options, and live music, Cicada Market makes for a fun stroll. It’s made all the more attractive with its pretty design and modern feel. 

9). Vana Nava Hua Hin

Want a bigger splash than the beach waters? Then, check out the water jungle Vana Nava, where you can slide down huge winding slides to get your adrenaline pumping! For a special discount, book the tickets here.  

10). Giant Monk Statue at Huay Mongkol Temple

The statue is of Luang Phor Thuad, one of Thailand’s most famous and respected monks. Locals from all over Thailand go there to pay their respect and wish for good fortune, health and happiness. Sitting grandly on top of a staircase, the statue is also surrounded by greenery too.

11). Palace of Love and Hope 

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Just a short 30 minutes drive away, you’ll arrive at the Palace of Love and Hope. The summer home of King Rama VI, its bright colors and surrounding greenery will make for a lovely stroll.