Attractions in Hua Hin
Kings Cup Elephant Polo Tournament
This annual tournament that is notable for swapping polo horses for elephants, takes place in late August and early September, raising money for animal welfare awareness. The money raised is generally donated to elephant sanctuaries.
Phra Ratchaniwet Mrigadayavan
This palace was built in 1924, and has majestic ocean views and a breathtaking garden. Open from 8:30am-4:00pm from Thursday-Tuesday.
Hua Hin Hills Vineyard
This vineyard is located 45km west of Hua Hin. Daily tours offer wine tastings, a three-course meal (and more wine!), and for those feeling particularly extravagant, the tour can be done atop an elephant for an extra fee. Visit www.huahinhillsvineyard.com for more information.
Hua Hin Bike Tours
This bike tour company offers daily or multi-day biking tours that showcase the many attractions around Hua Hin. Visit www.huahinbiketours.com for more information.
This art collection with works from over 19 different artists is operated under a shaded stand of deciduous trees just 4km west of Th Phetkasem. Art classes are also available. Visit HERE for more information
Hua Hin Train Station
This famous piece of Thai history is located beside a stunning pavilion that was once the Rama VI’s royal waiting room. This train station is responsible for putting Hua Hin on the tourist destination map, as it made travel from Bangkok to Hua Hin much more convenient.
The Grand Plaza is host to Muay Thai and Thai boxing matches at 9pm on Wednesdays and Fridays. MMA and yoga lessons are also offered at the Grand Plaza. Visit http://grandthaiboxinggym.com for more information.
The Chatchai market is Hua Hin’s day market that offers a variety of refreshments, meals (think hand-made wontons and noodles) and an array of exotic fresh fruits.
The Cicada Market is an evening weekend market, open from 4pm-11pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and only till 10pm on Sundays. Live music can be heard starting at 7pm, making this a great place to enjoy some local cuisine while listening to local music.
For those looking to gain a new skill and get the adrenaline pumping, check out www.kiteboardingasia.com for the opportunity to sign up for a 3-day course where you’ll learn the fundamentals of kiteboarding in a glorious surrounding.
Thanon Chomsin Food Stalls
At Thanon Chomsin anyone can get their hands (and mouths) on authentic thai cuisine that is sure to activate your taste buds in a way that only foreign food is capable of. Stalls operate from 9am-9pm
Black Mountain Golf Course
This prestigious golf course has hosted Asian PGA tournaments and is considered to be the best golf course in Hua Hin. Visit www.bmghuahin.com to book your tee time now.
From January till March, the Fringe Festival celebrates the modern arts with numerous dance, music and comedy performances from international and local performers.
If you are looking for a guided tour, visit http://www.travel-huahin.com A variety of guided excursions can be planned including trips to national parks and local waterfalls, or diving and snorkelling adventures.
Beachfront horseback riding lessons can be taken at the end of Th Damnoen Kasem.