Stunning countryside dominates the area with many opportunities to explore the diverse landscapes and ecosystems in the area. Temples and markets are also in the area.
We also have a handy guide of things not to do in Bangkok and Thailand.
Kaeng Krachen National Park
Pristine rainforests, spectacular granite mountains, waterfalls to take your breath away. Offering plenty of exploring and trekking opportunities and the chance to spot the wildlife that includes bears, elephants leopards, tigers and spectacular birds.Take a 6 hour Kaeng Krachan National Park and Boat Tour from £110 per person.
Chopstick (or Monkey) Mountain overlooks the fishing village and offers excellent viewpoints as well as a hilltop temple. Monkeys inhabit the area.
Built in the early 1920’s during the reign of King Rama VI, the palace offers spectacular buildings and vistas.
Hua Hin Railway Station
A short journey from town is the attractive railway station built during the reign of King Rama VI. You may use this as your entry to Hua Hin from Bangkok so take your time to admire your surroundings before heading to town.
18km north of Cha Am is a small beach town that features a number of statues in the sea. Especially popular with Thai families.
Sam Roi Yot National Park
Limestone cliffs dominate the area alongside wetlands and mangrove swamps. Another opportunity to spot some wildlife.
Hua Hin Hills Vineyard
Home to Monsoon Valley wines and surrounded by mountains this trip allows for wine tasting as well as spectacular scenery.
Khao Singto (Lion Island)
Catch a boat from Khao Takiab and around 20 minutes later you will find yourself on wonderful beaches and snorkelling and excellent fishing opportunities. The island gets its name as when you look from above it resembles a crouching lion.
Klai Kangwon Palace
The summer residence of King Rama IX is only open when not occupied so check before visiting. On a secluded part of Hua Hin beachfront the residence offers a number of attractions and architectural styles
Phraya Nakhon Cave
23km from Pranburi this incredible cave is worth the journey to view the underground temple. Not the easiest trip you will ever make which means that not many tourists make the trip making it even more special. Beware the cave is not the easiest to access and can cause claustrophobia during the entrance and exit.National Park, Laem Sa La Beach & Phraya Nakhon Cave full day tour from £63 per person.
Khao Nang Phanthurat Forest Park
Limestone hills surrounded by forests and a range of wildlife make this short trip from Cham Am well worth the effort.
There are a number of markets in the areas including night markets that offer a range of street food, handicrafts and souvenirs
Cha Am Forest Park
A pretty and short trip from Cha Am this park has native monkeys roaming around and is a cooling attraction away from the beach for an hour or so.