Sightseeing in Hua Hin

Explore the numerous sightseeing spots in and around Hua Hin and nearby Cha-am, including several temples and historic palaces, as well as isolated beaches and mangrove swamps. Explore beautiful evergreen forests, cascading waterfalls, extraordinary caves and amazing birdlife in two of Thailand’s best national parks, only an hour or two from Hua Hin.

Maruekhathaiyawan Palace

The seaside summer palace, often referred to as "the palace of love and hope" was constructed from teakwood in 1923 under King Rama VI, who designed it with the help of an Italian architect.

  • Beautiful Architecture
  • Palace History from 1920s
  • Enjoy the Sea Breeze with Stunning Views
  • Open from 8.30 AM to 4.00 PM, Except Wednesday

Hua Hin Railway Station

Situated in the Hua Hin city centre, the Hua Hin railway station is one of the oldest stations in Thailand. Its unique red and white pavilion formerly served as the Royal Waiting Room and was built in classic Thai-style on command of King Rama VI.

  • One of the Oldest Train Stations in Thailand
  • Royal Waiting Room that Used to Welcome the King
  • Renovated in 1968

Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park

The “mountain of 300 peaks” has sheer limestone cliffs framed by a mangrove forest and pristine beaches, only one hour from Hua Hin. Khao Sam Roi Yot is Thailand’s first coastal national park.

  • Phraya Nakhon Cave with Royal Pavilion
  • Sai and Kaeo Caves
  • Sam Phraya Beach
  • Boat Tours of the Mangrove Forest
  • Khao Daeng Viewpoint

Pala-U Waterfall

One of the highest waterfalls in Thailand with 16 steps that rewards with superb views towards Burma. Proceeding beyond the third stage should only be attempted by those fit enough to do so.

  • Inside Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Situated on the Burmese Border
  • Old Forest with Gibbons and Birdlife
  • In its Prime from July to November
  • Approximately 90 Minutes from Hua Hin

Kaeng Krachan National Park

The largest national park in Thailand, Kaeng Krachan contains numerous caves, a reservoir, waterfalls, mountains, evergreen forest, animals and stunning scenery.

  • Boat Trip on the Reservoir
  • Various Caves
  • Birdlife and Butterfly Watching (Over 100 Species)
  • Chance to See Wild Elephants and Other Wildlife
  • Approximately 90 Minutes from Hua Hin