Hotels and Resorts in Hua Hin Thailand
This Royal Town is Thailand’s premier family-friendly holiday destination and the resorts Hua Hin offer guarantee a taste of legendary Thai hospitality. Located on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand, approximately 200 kilometers South of Bangkok, this former fishing village was established in 1910, making it the oldest holiday town in Thailand. It has been the retreat of choice for Thai royalty, upper class society and affluent tourists since the 1920's. Each of the town's luxury hotels reflects this royal status, exuding an air of pride in their service and superiority in their accommodation.
Today, world class golf courses, 5-star luxury beach resorts, as well as a plethora of interesting attractions has cemented Hua Hin's reputation as a favorite holiday destination with travelers from around the world. The main beach, along which a selection of luxury hotels are located, is five kilometers long and shelves slowly - making it the ideal swimming spot, family recreation venue and pony ride destination for kids. Add to this a variety of curio shops, top restaurants, markets and water sports and you can see why this is an ideal family-friendly vacation destination.
The town boasts a thriving day- and night markets, fabulous seafood restaurants, a variety of shops and number of winding roads that are great for evening strolls. It is simply lovely to take a stroll down the pier of the traditional harbour in the morning or evening to watch fishermen unload their catch. Lately, several new tourist attractions has been added to the area's allure. With an ever increasing popularity and growing number of visitors, the town now also boasts a new water park with slides, pools, wakeboard cable and more. Two floating markets with a variety of curio shops, little restaurants and other attractions is seeing a demand for even more hotels and resorts.
Though Hua Hin is certainly not deserted at night with an abundance of bars, restaurants and more, the absence of a raunchy nightlife, a characteristic of other areas competing for international tourist recognition, is exactly what makes this coastal town such a popular and relaxed destination. If you want to experience traditional Thailand in a family friendly environment with a relaxed atmosphere and luxury accommodation, come to visit this royal town.
Approximately 30 kilometers to the north lay Cha-Am, a town with its own stunning stretch of beach. Cha-Am is even smaller and quieter than Hua Hin, but nevertheless offers luxury 5-star beach resorts as well as accommodation to suit a more modest budget. It has no nightlife, no beach vendors and is absolutely ideal for families, retirees or anyone in need of a peaceful and tranquil holiday destination. In Cha-Am, typical Thai hospitality and culture can be experienced alongside stunning natural beauty. However, lately this area is seeing much development slowly seeing it making its mark on the leisure travel scene and also attracting foreign real estate investment. On public holidays during the hot season, Cha-am is buzzing with activity, the beach is full of people and an exciting atmosphere can be felt. There are banana boat rides, skiing and all kinds of recreational activity on offer.
The best time to book a beach resort in Hua Hin and Cha-Am really depends on your personal preference, given the tropical climate. March to May is the hottest months. June to October is the period you may expect the most rain, while November to February is the cooler season. Do not let the "cooler season" mislead you. This only means temperatures will at times be below the 30 degree Celsius mark. If this sounds like your kind of place, contact The Best Hotels in Thailand and reserve your accommodation at the best resorts with us today. This way you can rest assured that your travel plans are in capable hands.