Considered a mecca for outdoor entertainment that takes on contrasting complexions, Cicada Market in Hua Hin, Thailand ought to be visited in the event you seek a fulfilling weekend outing.
Whether it is food, clothes or handicrafts, Cicada Market is poised to escort you on a remarkable journey. With a reputation for being a magnet for locals and tourists alike, this bustling marketplace is a great way to kick off the weekend and further, a distraction well worth focussing on once you’re done building sandcastles on the beach nearby.
Divided into 4 themed zones, Cicada Market will whet your appetite for handmade gifts and décor that can be located at A la mode & Idea Shop. From here, you may beeline for Art Factory where stunning paintings will be on show that will not cost you too much. Also, be sure to check out the Amphitheatre which is the meeting point for musicians, dancers and magicians as they attempt to be the talk of the town. However, before you leave you must sample the Market’s fare that will have you falling in love with some of Thailand’s most cherished dishes.
When at Cicada Market, one’s foodie senses will be working overtime given the spread available. Therefore, you can have a whale of a time sampling King Arthur Pizza before the aromas of grilled pork ribs come calling. Besides these, devote some time to the gift stalls where attractive antiques and sweet-smelling soaps and perfumes can be picked up.
Once you leave the city centre of Hua Hin either in a personal car, taxi or motorcycle, expect to spend as little as 7 minutes on the road before the sight of Cicada Market falls into view. The Market is also a short distance from Avani+ Hua Hin Resort which is a popular luxury resort Hua Hin has to offer.