One of the largest and the most important caves within the Khao Wang province in Thailand, the Khao Luang Caves attract many tourists throughout the year. The caves are referred to as a doorway to a mythical village according to a legend told by the people of Phetchaburi for centuries, it is said that the cave leads to a twilight zone in which the inhabitants were only young maidens.
In reality the Khao Lung cave is highly regarded for the image of Lord Buddha which is kept inside the cave, the image is said to be dedicated to kings Rama III and Rama IV. A large temple referred to as the Wat Tham Klaep is situated on the foot of the Khao Lung hill.
The cave has numerous openings which allow sunlight and the cave chamber is about90ft above the ground level. There are three chambers in the cave and over 180 Buddha statues are kept around the cave and the chambers. An entrance fee is not charged to enter the caves and you will have to hire a taxi or rent a vehicle since there is no public transport to reach the location. Wild monkeys roam around the entrance and you will see people offering food to them.
If you are travelling toward the Khao Wang province during your holiday, you will be able to book into the luxurious Hua Hin hotels, which is one of the best in the country. After a long and tiring walk in the caves you can indulge in luxury at thehotel Hua Hin and simply relax in the beachfront. You can take a Thai massage at the Anantara spa to relax your muscles after a day of exploring hidden spots in the Thailand.
The Anantara Hua Hin Thailand Resort is also a great place to enjoy a game of golf especially during the morning when the sun is low. The resort is stylishly designed in the style of an ancient Thai village beside the ocean. Since there is much greenery around the resort it is soothing to spend time outdoors. This is one of the top most luxurious hotels in the Hua Hin hotel chain.