Top 3 Cheap Guesthouses in Hua Hin

Shelter from sun and rain, for reasonable price.

So, you’re planning to visit the beautiful town of Hua Hin, but you don’t have the budget for the fancy, four- or five-star hotels like Intercontinental? Or maybe you simply feel like paying hundreds of dollars per night for a place to sleep is just too much? In this post, I’ll show you what I think are the best guesthouses to stay in Hua Hin without busting your bank account.

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Snakes of Hua Hin

Thailand's slithery fauna.

Thailand is home to more than 200 species of snake. Most of them are harmless to humans, but some are among the most venomous in the world - snakes like monocled cobra and malayan krait are a part of Thailand’s fauna. In this post, we will take a look at some of the venomous and non-venomous snakes you may encounter in Hua Hin.

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Guide to Shopping Malls in Hua Hin

Malls - the essence of modern, urban Thailand.

Like in all Thailand’s major cities, several malls have been popping up in Hua Hin in the recent years. Some may see this as a sad example of Western cultural imperialism. The rest of us will enjoy the convenient, air conditioned shopping and dining options provided by these modern marketplaces.

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How to Get to Huahin from Bangkok

This is quite important to know.

Hua Hin, being one of Thailand’s favorite destinations, and just a 3-4 hour drive from Bangkok, is easy to get to. Buses, minivans and trains depart from Bangkok many times per day, and some taxis may also take you all the way there. This post tells you all you need to know about how to get to Hua Hin from Bangkok, in the most convenient and hassle-free way as possible.

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Hua Hin Beaches

Don't forget to bring a towel. And sunscreen.

It should come as no surprise that Hua Hin is well-know for its beach. After all, Hua Hin is Thailand’s original beach resort town. Sadly, the beaches here don’t really feel like a “tropical paradise” as do some of southern Thailand’s island resorts. But nevertheless, they are warm, clean and an excellent way to spend a lazy, sunny day. Or even a night.

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Nightlife in Hua Hin

Beachfront (almost) never sleeps

While Hua Hin is not a wild party town like Pattaya or Phuket, there’s still plenty of options for a night of loud music, strobe lights and vodka shots. This post will give you an overview of the town’s nightlife areas and some of my favorite venues.

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Driving a car in Huahin

Who dares wins

Disclaimer: This article contains my view on driving in Hua Hin, based on my experience. Although I have used this advice in the past, and will do so again in the future, without any issues or accidents, please be aware that I don’t take any responsibility for any accidents you may get involved in. Stay safe!

Now that you have rented a car or motorcycle, it is time to learn how to drive!

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