Hua Hin is a seaside resort on the Gulf of Thailand, in the province of PrachuapKhiri Khan. Hua Hin started out as a fishing village and the traces from its past are still very much present. It grew into a fashionable escape for residents of Bangkok after the 1920s, when the Thai royal family built summer palaces here and when a railway line made travel from Bangkok easy. The town is considered the very first tourist resort in Thailand and the place where a big chunk of Thailand’s upper and middle class prefers to spend their holidays.
Over the years Hua Hin has become a favorite getaway for families. This attractive and easily accessible resort has wide and long beaches that are characterized by their shallow depths and mild currents, which makes any of the beaches a safe and enjoyable choice for families with young children. Apart from the beaches families with kids have the choice of three great water parks to choose from: the jungle-themed Vana Nava, the thrilling Black Mountain and the water-fantasySantorini. Families can also visit Venezia Hua Hin, a Venice-inspired park in Cha Am which offers lots of food and fun. Kids will want to check out the children’s zone, including outdoor and indoor playgrounds, a fun fair and a mini-zoo.
Hua Hin Beach stretches some 7 kilometers from the town center to Khao Takiab. It has developed considerably over the years, but you can still find quiet spots away from the main hotels. The beachis lined with high-end hotels and seafood shacks. Water sports are available especially kitesurfing banana boats. Tides are high from November to February, but at other times of the year the tide is low and the beach is very wide.Deck chairs are available for hire, there are lots of local seafood restaurants. It’s possible to get a Thai massage right on the beach.
One of the major attraction of Hua Hin is its night bazaar. A visit here is an absolute must during your stay. The bazaar is located in the center of town near the clock tower. It opens from around 18.00 and most stalls will start closing at around 23:00. Another popular night market is Cicada, which is located some 4 km to the south of the town center.The Cicada Market was created under the concept of "An Open Mind". It is an open platform for live music and free shows. The market also includes a food court with plenty of realThai food.
The Pa-La-U Waterfall is part of the KaengKrachan National Park. It is located about 60 Km west of Hua Hin.There are 16 cascades and the surrounding forest is over a thousand years old and is filled with rare wild animals.Our trip starts in the morning, we will be driving west towards the mountains and the Burmese border.We will continue with a trek through unspoiled rainforest to Pa-La-U Waterfall where we trek up to the 4th cascades where there is a pool filled with wild carp fish. Experience the beautiful waterfall and jungle surroundings where wild monkeys and birds can be heard and sometimes spotted. After the waterfall, we will enjoy lunch at local restaurant and then back to HuaHin after a very happy and exciting trip.
The Pala-U Waterfall is part of the KaengKrachan National Park. It is located about 60 Km west of Hua-Hin.There are 16th cascades and surrounding forest is over a thousand years old and is filled with rare wild animals.Our trip starts in the morning and as we drive west towards the mountains and continue through unspoiled rain forest, we will encounter pineapple plantations to Pa-La-U Waterfall and we trek up to the 4th cascades where there is a natural pool with wild crap fish. Lunch served at local restaurant before visiting Hua Hin Hills Vineyard. Hua Hin Hills vineyard,Siam Winery started developing the site after successfully experimenting at the nearby Royal Research Station at Huay Sai in 2003.The Home of Monsoon Valley Wines grapes are carefully tended at our estate vineyard. The various varietals grown each year are used exclusively for our award – winning Monsoon Valley Wines. You will find your favorite bottle at most 5-star hotels and resort in Thailand or at a Thai restaurant in more than export markets.The sala Wine Bar and Bistro an enchanting Thai – inspired pavilion designed by Mrs. Sylvia Soh a Former architect serves as the plat form for providing information on viticulture and oenology. The pavilion combines local elements with contemporary designs to afford visitors a soothing and enlightening experience
The Pa-La-U Waterfall is situated in the KaengKrachan National Park.There are 16th cascades and the surrounding forest surrounding forest is over a thousand years old and is filled with rare wild animals.Our trip starts in the morning we drive west towards the mountain and continue through unspoiled rain forest, we will encounter pineapple plantations to Pa-La-U waterfall and we trek up to the 4th cascades where there is a natural pool filled with wild carp fish.You will experience the beautiful waterfall and jungle surroundings where wild monkeys and birds can be heard and sometimes spotted.After the waterfall we will enjoy lunch at local restaurant and then head back to Hua-Hin and riding elephant in mountain surroundings.
Back to nature and smell the flowers at Thailand is largest national park (2915 sq. km.) where rich rainforest covers rugged mountains along the border of Myanmar. Besides the wide variety of flora and fauna KaengKrachan is a heaven for birdwatchers with over 400 species identified.We will leave Hua Hin in early morning in pick-up truck,driving through the country side where mango,papaya plantations as well as rice fields can be seen.Then we arrive at the KaengKrachan Reservoir. The reservoir covers an area of 46.5 sq. km. and has a capacity of 710 million cubic meters. It is a reservoir built across the Petchburi River. The largest island in the lake is approximately 75 sq. km.We drive through primary forest that offers spectacular views of mountain wildlife and an ocean of mountain ranges covered in deep-green forest all year round. Along the road we can observe primates, birds and other wildlife as well as scenic views.We continue to trek along the jungle track and back to KaengKrachan Reservoir for lunch at local restaurant then sail on the lake to see photogenic scenery.
*Remark: KaenKrachan national park is closed 1 August – 31 October.
Sam RoiYod is Thailand’s first coastal national park. It is a small but fascinating area of limestone mountains,coves, beaches, islands and marshy wetlands. Home to a great number of plants, birds and some endangered animals. A wonderful and not too difficult place to explore. The journey starts with a visit to a pineapple plantation.We travel to Bang-Pu fishing village. See Bang-Pu’s thriving fishing industry.Then take a boat from boat station to Phayanakorn Beach [subject to sea condition].Only 15 minutes boat ride concludes at a beautiful stretch of beach below the Pra-Ya-Na-korn Cave. Good walking shoes are recommended you need to walk 430 meters up to the cave. Once inside we can see the dripping stalagmites around the pavilion built by King Rama V.After lunch we have time to relax and swim in the warm sea before back to the hotel.
The name Khao Sam RoiYod means “mountains with 300 peaks”,which describes the landscape of the park quite well.The limestone hills are a sub range of the Tenasserim Hills that rises directly at the shore of the Gulf of Thailand.Two white sand beaches are located within the park namely Hat Laem Sala and Hat Sam Phraya.Hat Laem Sala is 17 km away from the park’s headquarters and can be reached from Ban Pu village either by boat or by climbing up and down over a hill for nearly 30 minutes. The Phraya Nakhon cave consists of two caverns,illuminated by the collapsed roof.For the visit of King Chulalongkorn in 1890 the KuhaKaruhaspavillon was built inside the cave.Later King Vajiravudh as well as King BhumibolAdulyadej visited the cave. The journey starts with a visit to a pineapple plantation.We travel to Bang-Pu fishing village where we take a boat ride through the village to the open sea (subject to sea conditions). A15 minutes boat ride concludes at a beautiful stretch of beach below the Pra-Ya-Na-korn Cave. Good walking shoes are recommended as you will need to walk 430 meter up to the cave. Once inside we can see the dripping stalagmites around the pavilion built by King Rama V.After lunch we have time to relax and swim in the warm sea and then back to Hua Hin for riding elephant in mountain surrounding.
Why not spend a day going to a beautiful and unspoiled village called PrachuabKhiri Khan A scenic area nicknamed Little Rio because of its fantastic location with white sandy beaches and high mountains close to the border of Burma. This trip is the ultimate memory to bring back home.First we pick you up at your hotel and then we drive south about 1 hour and 30 minutes. We drive though a lush tropical landscape. By the beautiful waterfall you have the opportunity to enjoy the scenery and the magnificent view but you might prefer a refreshing swim or a walk along the waterfall privately. We meet before lunch and then we drive you to the idyllic small of PrachuabKhiri Khan. After lunch we drive through AowManao along the stunning coastline. Here we get the chance to feed some wild leaf monkeys. Notice that even though they look like cuddly toy animals they are wild so please do not try to hold or lift the monkeys. Later in the afternoon proceed back to your hotel. An exciting and relaxing trip for the family.
The trip will start early morning around 06.00 – 06.30 hrs departing from Hua-Hin then continue southward approx. 3 hoursto an unspoiled area called BangSaphanNoi. Our journey continues on the Eastern Gulf with a 15 – 20 minutes Boat trip to Talu Island. The island is renowned for its sparkling clear waters and abundant coral reefs. A great place for diving fishing and relaxing far from the crowds.
Petchburiis a charming historic town. There are many temples with strong connections to the former capital of Ayuthaya. Some of the best examples of Ayuthayaperiod mural paintings can be found here. A royal summer palace sits on a hilltop overlooking the town.Our tour starts at the fresh market where you can see many kinds of local food, snacks and fresh fruits. Proceed to Petchburi to visitWatMahathat temple. It is stylistically influenced by the Ayuthaya period.The towering central prang rises from the middle of a cloister lined with Buddha images and is surrounded by smaller prangs each with a small chapel. Continue our journey by a cable car to the beautiful summer palace of King Rama IV. See the royal heritage in the palace museum and admire the spectacular viewsfrom the hilltop.Our journey continues to Khao Luang Cave which houses not less than 170 Buddha images. Enjoy a lunch before transfer back to the hotel.
Petchburiis a charming historic town. There are many temples with strong connections to the former capital of Ayutthaya. Some of the best examples of Ayutthaya period mural paintings can be found here. A royal summer palace sits on a hilltop overlooking the town.Our tour starts at the fresh market where you can see many kinds of local food, snacks and fresh fruits. Proceed to Petchburi to visitWatMahathat temple. It is stylistically influenced by the Ayuthaya period.The towering central prang rises from the middle of a cloister lined with Buddha images and is surrounded by smaller prangs each with a small chapel. Continue our journey by a cable car to the beautiful summer palace of King Rama IV. See the royal heritage in the palace museum and admire the spectacular viewsfrom the hilltop.Our journey continues to Khao Luang Cave which houses not less than 170 Buddha images. Enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant. Next visit to Marukatayawan Palace; known as “The Palace of Love and Hope”built 1924 for King Rama VI. We will spend our time walking around this beautiful teak-wood palace as taking a fresh sea breeze.
*Remark: the palace is closed on Wednesdays.
Depart to the floating market of Damnernsaduak. See a market on water, with vendors paddling up and down the waterway selling their merchandise. Take a boat trip along the canals to the center of the market. Continue west to Kanchanaburi province. Visitthe JEATH Museum, which is a replica of the huts of P.O.W. who lived here during their captivity. The museum displays a collection of records and pictures made by P.O.W. held by the Japanese during World War II.Then continue to seethe famous bridge over the River Kwai. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Next enjoy riding elephants along Kwai Noi River. Return to the town to visit a war cemetery of allied soldiers who died during the construction of the railway. Late afternoon head back to Hua Hin.
*Remark: the palace is closed on Wednesdays.
Experience real Thailand and its less touristic sides. Travel toward Petchaburitown to a small community to see the everyday life. Get an insight in Buddhism when visiting religious places, such as a cave that houses a 700-year-old Buddha statue, and later on when visiting a local temple. Afterwardsvisit a home local people to see how they live and work. The highlight of the excursion will be visiting a local school which only has around 50 students. Please give the students a chance to develop their English skills by talking to them.
Get closer the largest land animals in the jungles of KuiBuri National Park. Here you will have a chance to see wild elephants in the forest, of which there are only a few hundred left in Thailand. The first stop is at the Ranger Station where oriental pied hornbill can be naturally seen. Then see the wild elephants eating and playing in their natural environment. You may have chance to see other wildlife such as gaur, barking deer and many birds.
The Siam Sea-Cret is equipped with everything you would expect : safety equipment ,toilet, fresh water,fishing equipment,spacious fishing and swimming platform,GPS, depth sounder and fish finder equipment, marine broadband radio. Our captain and his crew have many years of experience on sea cruise boats. Our most popular sea cruise discovery trip to the Dolphin Bay and the Monkey Island is spectacular for the whole family. The relaxing day trip brings you to the Dolphin Bay which is famous for its rare pink dolphins and to the Monkey Island in the scenic Bay of Sam RoiYod National Park.Our long tail boat will bring you to the Island to see the local monkey clans.Enjoy the breeze with a cold drink all day long. Try to get the catch of the day with our fishing gear. Enjoy swimming and playing at various locations.