Top Villas in Hua HinAmy Van De Casteele
The coastal city of Hua Hin is a popular vacation spot among both locals and foreign tourists who flock to its pristine white sandy beach and spectacular natural and historical attractions. There is a broad range of accommodation available in the city but if you prefer spacious villas to your average hotel room HotelTravel.com can point you in the direction of the top villas in Hua Hin.
For stylish and comfortable accommodation on Hua Hin Beach there are three great options. The 4 star Akamai Village is located just 10 kilometres from Hua Hin International Airport, while nearby 3 star Zea Za Villa offers intimate accommodation in the Hua Don Village area. If you want to splurge on your holiday digs, V Villas Hua Hin is a 5 star luxury resort just a few minutes’ drive from the airport, making it ideal for a flying visit before moving on to some of Thailand’s other popular destinations.
Over in Pranburi, another glitzy accommodation choice is Villa Maroc Pranburi. This 5 star resort boasts six lavishly furnished villas and a world-class selection of facilities 30 kilometres from Hua Hin International Airport.
Wherever you decide to stay in the city you will find plenty to occupy your time. For a taste of the Royal Thai lifestyle head to Klai Kangwon Palace and take a tour of this opulent building with its picturesque ornamental gardens. Nature lovers will relish the chance to visit Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand, located 25 kilometres outside of the city. You can help out at the foundation and get the opportunity to learn more about the fascinating species it protects, which include gibbons, elephants and tigers.
If you’d prefer to spend your well-earned break in a state of total relaxation, enjoy some leisurely games of golf at one of Hua Hin’s seven courses or book yourself a pampering spa treatment at Chiva-Som Resort. Do you want to learn the art of massage? The Sukkasart Institute offers an interesting range of classes including Reiki, energy healing and traditional Thai massage.
When night falls, head out into the city and enjoy its vibrant nightlife. For an authentic local experience pop in to Bluestation Country Pub on Soi 68/2 off Railway Road and tap your feet to the infectious beats of the Thai country songs played by this pub’s spirited in-house band.