Hua Hin, Thailand

Our comprehensive guide to Hua Hin presents the best and most up-to-date local knowledge and information, helping you discover what the town can offer both to visitors and residents. As a deservedly popular destination in Thailand, there are many reasons to visit Hua Hin, not least to experience its culture and heritage, tempting food, stunning tropical scenery, sandy beaches, and many interesting tourist attractions and activities. The town's unique character is also a result of the diverse mix of friendly locals, tourists and expats. Hua Hin is well known partly because of it's historical royal connections, and has become a perennial favourite with Thais and foreigners alike. It's constantly evolving and things change rapidly, so we've created these original resources about the town based upon our own experiences and by locals that know the area well.


The Lounge Bar Hua Hin

Thaivisa has just opened its first wine bar and eatery in downtown Hua Hin. The Lounge Bar, which was officially launched on Dec 24th 2013, is located on Naresdamri Road, just a couple of minutes walk from the Hilton hotel. Open daily, The Lounge Bar is a great place to …

Play Golf in Hua Hin with Thaivisa

Hua Hin has been a popular holiday destination for Thai nationals for almost 100 years. Yet, whilst the resort has remained more traditional when compared to the likes of Phuket or Pattaya,  recent years have seen the area undergo significant development. This is especially true …

Cooking Schools in Hua Hin

Thailand’s famous food needs little introduction. Its use of exotic flavors, spices and fresh ingredients make it among the most popular cuisines in the world.  From pieces of barbecued pork and squid to a spicy papaya salad, if you’re a fan of Thai food back …

The Hua Hin Top 10

Despite its relatively small size, Hua Hin has plenty to offer most visitors. The town has several excellent tourist attractions, and the surrounding area boasts some splendid national parks and many fascinating places of cultural and natural interest. Here we present what we consider are …

Hua Hin to Vientiane Visa Run

For many expats, and indeed anyone that wishes to stay in Thailand for an extended period, it’s sometimes necessary to do a “visa run” to nearby countries to obtain the desired visas that are normally only issued outside of Thailand. It’s possible to live in …

Internet in Hua Hin

The Internet has become almost a commodity item, and has exploded in popularity with increasing numbers of people relying on it for leisure, work, or simply as a useful source of information. As a result, access to the Internet has become an important part of …

Beaches Around Hua Hin

Hua Hin is blessed with some attractive, accessible and family friendly beaches. As Hua Hin is situated on the Gulf of Thailand the seas are warm throughout the year, which makes swimming and other beach activities pleasurable at any time. The beaches are fairly clean …

Education in Hua Hin

Education in Hua Hin is provided by various schools, colleges, universities, and language centres, as well as a few private individuals. While Hua Hin does not quite have the same choice and quality of educational institutions compared with Bangkok and some other countries, there are …

Hotels and Guesthouses

Hua Hin is a resort destination. There are plenty of hotels and guesthouses to stay in for your holidays. Accommodation is located throughout the town and along the coastline from the north all the way down to the south of Hua Hin. There are also …

International Calling from Thailand

Want to call back home from Thailand? There are many providers of telecommunication services in Thailand, and the tables below summarise the various deals available, on a cost per minute basis, for calling both fixed line and mobile numbers. All call costs are exclusive of …

Travel Agencies and Tourist Information

Most visitors and residents in Hua Hin will at one time or another require the services of a travel agency or Tourist Information office, especially if they are new to the area and want to discover more about the local attractions or take a trip …