One of Thailand’s most exciting beach towns, Hua Hin offers its visitors everything from fun beach parties and serene national parks to scenic vineyards and charming local restaurants. The resort town’s accommodation is also varied, from 5 star offerings to beach hotels Hua Hin Thailand provides guests with a range of choices. One of the quality Hua Hin hotels is the Anantara Hua Hin Thailand Resort with its luxury interiors stylishly evoking the quaint feel of an ancient Thai village. Hua Hin serves up a grand array of local restaurants to satisfy the choosy palate, with the Moon Smile Platoo and the Palm Bistro serving up good food at great prices. For those wanting a little bit of a nightlife, the Soi Bintabaht area offers a few drinking spots that even families can visit for a glass of wine or a cool pint. Architecture nuts can check out Hua Hin’s railway station, a gorgeous example of fine traditional Thai architecture, and is one of the country’s oldest stations. Music fans can rejoice at the city’s Jazz Music Festival, which has grown in size, prestige and musical offerings to feature funk, reggae and soul. If guests feel like a round of golf during their tropical vacations, the Sea Pines course at Suan Son Pradiphat beach offers amazing views of the sea front up and down the greens. Nature lovers will enjoy Pala-U waterfall with 15 levels of free-falling aqua beauty just 60 km west of the city, and Khao Sam Roi Yod National Park, with a spectacular offering of picturesque landscape and colourful wildlife less than an hour south of the city. Shoppaholics can get a taste of mingling with the locals while landing some great deals on food, silks, handicrafts and souvenirs at the Night Market. And what beach town would be complete without its beaches? A few worth checking out are the Khao Tao and Suan Son Pradiphat, each bustling with their own unique character. Wine-enthusiasts might want to check out the Hua Hin Hill Vineyard, tucked neatly into a verdant corner just 35km away from the city central, and boasting a bistro and wine bar where visitors can sample the wine and grab a tasty bit to eat. One of the vineyard’s premium vino offerings is the Monsoon Valley so give it a whirl! Whatever one’s brand of a good time, Hua Hin sure offers a unique spread of it!
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