If you’re looking for things to do in addition to relaxing in Hua Hin in 2019 read on. Discover things to do with kids, things to do with teenagers, and things to do for couples that will fill your itinerary and make it interesting and fun for everyone.
Hua Hin has a lot to offer. There’s royal history. There’s the beach. There’s the night markets. There’s beachside BBQs. There’s ATV rides through the jungle and a winery that celebrates new latitude wines. Discover something unexpected in this seaside resort town 3 hours south of Bangkok.
Day 1 in Hua Hin: Relax by the pool, explore the hotel, take it easy and catch up on sleep lost during travel
For families spend time relaxing by the pool or head to the beach. Relax. Get a little sun and ease into your vacation. Make a reservation at a day spa for a massage. Get your nails done, then get ready for an evening and dinner at the Cicada or Tamarind night markets.
The Cicada and Tamarind night markets are right next to each other and are newer additions to the market scene in Hua Hin. Expect something more modern, trendy with an artist edge. The food is great. You can get all the traditional Thai favourites plus western-stye dishes, grilled seafood and meats plus some deliciously sweet and refreshing Thai desserts.
Day 2 in Hua Hin: Splash in waterparks and dine at casually chic beachside bbqs
Start exploring this town and all it has to offer. If you have kids, head to one of the water parks in Hua Hin. Vana Nava Water Jungle is the Willy Wonker of waterparks, with epic slides, lazy rivers, colourful tubes that twist and circle and overlap. There are attractions for little kids, a place for teenagers and a place for adults at this water park.
In the evening, head to the beach for a dinner with the family or just the two of you. For families there’s some great beachside dining and for couples there are some great romantic dining options as well.
Day 3 in Hua Hin: Go sightseeing and immerse yourself in the history of Hua Hin
Hua Hin is definitely more than a seaside resort with nice open-air malls and night markets. It has a beautiful and interesting history that is definitely worth exploring. Head to Mrigadaygavan Palace to explore the royal history of Hua Hin, architecture and gardens. Get a glimpse into royal life. See how the royal family lived in their summer palace. It’s easy to imagine as not much has changed since the 1920s.
For your evening plans, see the new and modern side of Hua Hin and take in stunning views with the best cocktails at Vana Nava Sky bar — a perfect romantic destination for couples. For families, you can enjoy the glass observation deck at Vana Nava. Kids can play, explore and practice their photography skills. For dinner, you can head to Plamong for a buffet experience that’s kid-friendly and tasty.
Day 4 in Hua Hin: Experience the present and past industries of Hua Hin in one day
Wine country and Hua Hin seem like they wouldn’t match, but it has a thriving winery, Monsoon Valley Vineyard located surrounded by the luscious hills of Hua Hin. Spend a morning exploring the vineyard, see some elephants walking amongst the vines, go on a guided tour or just wander yourself. Make a reservation for lunch and enjoy wine tasting with sweeping views of the vines. This place is also kid-friendly. For couples, it’s a great way to spend a romantic afternoon in Hua Hin.
If you have some time to spare in the late afternoon, head to the Hua Hin railway station to see the very beginnings of Hua Hin. The station was the gateway for the wealthy socialites of Bangkok to access Hua Hin for their weekend and summer escapes. The station itself is quaint and architecturally interesting.
After you’ve taken a few pics and explored the station, you can head to the night markets that start setting up around 5:30PM. Get in some last-minute shopping and taste some excellently affordable Thai street food. There are also some great seafood restaurants along the street serving up the freshest catch of the day.