Hua Hin Tourism, Thailand

Visit Hua Hin - Best of Hua Hin

A beach resort town, Hua Hin in Thailand is a magnificent melange of architecture, culture, shopping and food. One of the oldest and the most traditional Thai holiday resort, Hua Hin has been a favourite vacation spot for Thais, even before the commercialization of Phuket and Koh Samui. This quaint resort town was discovered in the early 1920s by King Rama VII as an ideal getaway from the congestion of Bangkok. Since then, many people travel to Hua Hin from all over Thailand for a quick weekend getaway.

No matter what you add to your Hua Hin travel itinerary, you will definitely be visiting the Hua Hin beach! You will also be visiting marvellous palaces, bustling shopping streets and markets and you will absolutely be eating seafood to your heart’s content! Trivia: Did you know that Hua Hin has been chosen as one of the world's best places to retire by ‘Live and Invest Overseas’? Bet your Hua Hin travel guide did not tell you this! Haven’t you started planning your trip to this lovely resort town already?!

Hua Hin Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Hua Hin tips for your visit

  • Don't forget to pack sun screen.
  • Wear modest clothing while visiting temples and palace museums.
  • Do hog on street food at the night market. It is an experience you must have.

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Facts and Stats for Hua Hin*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hua Hin

    Know the pollution level of Hua Hin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 72.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 42.5 (Moderate)
  • Hua Hin: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Hua Hin for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hua Hin.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.61 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.05 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 51.32 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 48.68 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.63 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 43.42 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.95 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 60.53 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.74 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 44.74 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.26 (Moderate)
  • Living in Hua Hin - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 48.23 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 64.06 (High)
    • Pollution Index 53.85 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 77.38 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.61 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hua Hin

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hua Hin

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.63 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Hua Hin Travel Guides

The best trip plans created by users and travel experts that cover the top spots and attractions of Hua Hin

Hua Hin Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Hua Hin

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