Hua Hin Water Parks: Black Mountain & Vana Nava

Splashy fun for all ages.

Now what would be a better way to spend a hot, sunny afternoon than taking your family and/or friends to a local water park? Probably a few (not everyone likes water), but today we’re going to take a look at Hua Hin’s two players in this scene: Black Mountain Water Park and Vana Nava Water Jungle.

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7 Best Hotels of Hua Hin 2019

Five or less stars

Previously, I’ve written about the guesthouses in Hua Hin for budget-conscious travelers. This time, we’re going to take a look at the more luxurious - but still affordable - option: hotels. As with most of my “Top X” posts, I’ll list my hotel picks below in no particular order.

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Hua Hin Airport

The regional international airstrip.

The small town of Hua Hin, being one of Thailand’s classic beach resorts, has an airport of its own. And not just a puny little domestic airport, but a proper international one. This post tells you all you need to know about Hua Hin Airport.

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From Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin with Air Asia

Or from Hua Hin to Kuala Lumpur.

Until now, Hua Hin International Airport has been quiet. With no scheduled flights, the airport has mostly been used for pilot training and for some private aviation. This is about to change, all thanks to Air Asia, the premier low-cost airline in Asia: starting from 18th May 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Hua Hin route will be officially opened.

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Where to Stay in Hua Hin?

Or, guide to the neighbourhoods.

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Hua Hin is a small town, especially compared to the likes of Bangkok or Pattaya, but spread across a relatively large area. Being a popular and well-known resort town, there’s an awful lot of hotels, guesthouses and other accommodation spread all around town. Selecting the place to stay can make or break your vacation - pay attention to where your hotel is!

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Guide to The Many Night Markets of Hua Hin

And those in neighboring towns too.

There’s something fascinating about night-time markets; carving your way throught the dense crowds, stopping at every vendor to marvel at their wares, grabbing a cold drink and a quick bite to eat from street chef’s cart… If you haven’t ever had a chance to visit a night market, you should try it in Hua Hin - there’s many to choose from.

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Hua Hin's Best Coffee Shops

For your daily fix.

Coffee. The nectar of gods. Hipster favorite. And so on.

If you’re anything like me, you just need to get your caffeine fix a few times a day. And if you’re staying in Hua Hin, you’re in luck: coffee shops can be found all over the town. As a bonus, most of them are quite affordable - a cappucino or a latte usually costs no more than 60 baht.

In this post, I’ll list my favorite coffee shops around town. There’s more to coffee than just Starbucks.

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A Guide to Hua Hin Soi 51

The hippest restaurant street in town.

Not very far from Hua Hin’s center lies a small soi number 51, also know as Soi Damrong Rat. For long, it has been a favorite of locals, some expats and domestic Thai tourists. However, the soi has stayed relatively untouched by foreign tourists. This post is a “beginner’s guide” of sorts to this wonderful little street.

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A Visit to Wat Huay Mongkol

A temple in the outskirts of Hua Hin.

Tucked far away from Hua Hin’s center, lies Wat Huay Mongkol, a large temple complex dedicated to a monk named Luang Phu Thuad. It is one of the most popular attractions to the Thai people, but less so for Western tourists. This post will tell you how to get to this serene place, what you can expect to find there, and the story of Luang Phu Thuad.

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