Klai Kang Won Palace
Graciously built beside Hua Hin Beach by King Prajadhipok,
Rama7, Wang Klai Kang Won served as an alternative summer
palace for His Majesty and Queen Rampai Phanee.
Designed with a European architectural feel, the original
name was "Suan Klai Kang Won" and "Phra Tamnak
Piamsuk", meaning "The Garden Far From Worries"
and "The Royal Residence Full of Happiness".
Besides the royal residence and beautifully manicured omamental
gardens full of kinds of plants and objects d'art from Java,
one must also be sure to see the beautiful collection of shells
in the shell museum.
And now his majesty King Bhumipol Aduldej and her majesty
Queen Sirikitt to change the term for a king being palace
Royal Waiting Room
At hua hin railway station, this is one of oldest
railway station in Thailand, and its most striking feature
is the unique Royal Waiting Room in Thai architectural style.
The waiting room was moved from Sanam Chan during the reign
of King Vajiravudh, Rama 6.
"Hua-Hin Beach" This was the first beach
to gain fame and popularity with holidaymakers in Thailand.
Its crystal clear waters, clean white sand and wonderful atmosphere
make it the number one choice and a dream resort for tourists,
having never failed to delight visitors of all ages down the
Khao Takiab or "Chopstick Mount" is a large
mount which juts out to sea and is bedesked with a temple
at the top. It is located about 6 kilometres south of the
town of Hua Hin. In and around the temple, is quiet, cool
and breezy. There is a figure of the goddess Kwan Im, and
from the vantage point at the top, one can gaze out over the
picturesque views of Hua Hin Bay and the surrounding area.
There are all kinds of good accommodation and restaurants
on offer to visitors.
Son Pradiphat Beach
This beautiful stretch of beach is 9 kilometres south
of Hua Hin, and takes it name from the "sun" or
casuarina pine trees which line the beach. Calm and peaceful,
it is well cared for by the local army camp. There are plenty
of restaurants, as well as accommodation in the form of guest
houses, hotels and self-catering bungalows.
Tok Pa-La-U Waterfall
This beautiful 15-tiered waterfall in the middle
of rich and fertile virgin forest, is located within the boundaries
of Tambon Nong Phlab Sub-Distinct, in Amphur Hua Hin Distinct,
about 60 kilometres west of Hua Hin town centre. The area
is under the supervision of Kaeng Krachan National Park, and
water cascades down the fall through out the year.
Butterflies congregate here, and the best time to visit is
early in the morning from 7.00 am, when the air is still fresh
and cool. Around this time you can often spot wild animals
and several species of rare birdlife such as hornbills.
Besides this, villagers from Ban Huay Sad Yai have formed
a group and will be happy to lead anybody who is interested
in going out on the trail of herds of wild elephants, as well
as on nature walks. Anybody who is interested should get in
touch with the group in advance of their trip.
Ask for more details about Pa-Lu-U waterfall from Kaeng Krachan
National Park by calling 0-3245-9293
Definitely to be counted as Hua Hin's most colourfl
Every evening througs of both thai and overseas visitors will
come to stroll around and take their pick from the many foodstalls
offering all kinds of freshy-prepared goodies. These include
Thai dishes, fresh seafood, Thai desserts and Indian roti bread.
Besides the culinary delights, many other stalls offer visitors
a host of memorable souvenirs.