Thailand's original beach resorts of Hua Hin and Cha Am strike the perfect balance between urban and beachside vibes. Vast stretches of white sand, inviting turquoise waters, and unique attractions, make luxury holidays to Hua Hin and Cha Am an appealing proposition.
Situated on the Gulf of Thailand, the twin resorts of Hua Hin and Cha Am offer idyllic beaches, aquamarine waters and luxurious accommodation just two hours south of Bangkok.
Hua Hin has long attracted the country's rich and famous including the Thai Royal family, who retreat here for the summer. Cha Am promises more of a sleepy charm but has the longest beach in Thailand. Many come to Hua Hin and Cha Am for some of the most beautiful resorts and spas in all of Asia. When coupled with authentic Thai cuisine at upscale restaurants, vibrant nightlife with renowned cocktail bars, as well as an unrivalled selection of recreational activities, it is little wonder why Hua Hin and Cha Am are so popular.
Both Hua Hin and Cha Am have excellent stretches of golden sandy beaches. You’ll find palm tree fringed coves, shallow and serene waters and acres of space to find your perfect sunbathing spot. Both Hua Hin and Cha Am deliver where water worshippers need it most.
From November to February you're more likely to be blessed with dry and sunny days in Hua Hin and Cha Am. Average maximum temperatures hover around 30 degrees Celsius and there’s little chance of rain.
Between March and May warm temperatures are made more comfortable by sea breezes and the occasional swim in the ocean. June to October is an excellent time of year to indulge in luxury resort amenities such as spa treatments like aromatherapy, acupressure, and massages.
British citizens can visit Thailand for 30 days without a visa, but your passport should be valid for a minimum period of six months from the date of entry. Entry requirements are available at GOV.UK.
Both Hua Hin and Cha Am are fantastic dining destinations for authentic Thai dishes as well as international cuisine.
Hua Hin is famous for its fresh and flavoursome seafood, with some of the best restaurants located right by the fishing pier. Most luxury resorts and hotels have onsite restaurants serving up a mixture of traditional Thai classics and modern fusion food. Enjoy your meal with stunning views of the sea and tropical cocktail in hand.