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5.Namtok Pa La-u

This is for nature lover. Namtok Pa La-u or Pa La-u waterfall is an 11-tiered waterfall located in the verdant forest area of Kaeng Krachan National Park where various kinds of birds and butterflies are found. Some levels of the waterfall are reachable through  trekking trails, of which visitors may be able to spot some wildlife animals and several species of rare birds along the way.

Prachuap-Khiri-Khan-Pala-U Waterfall
Picture is sourced from Tourism Authority of Thailand.

The best time to visit the fall is from November to April and to watch the butterflies from 7 A.M. to 10 A.M. The waterfall can be reached by local transport from Hua Hin for a distance of 63 kilometers.

This 11-tier scenic waterfall is located some 60 kilometres west of Hua Hin. You need a tour van or self drive to this waterfall.

Namtok Pa La-u GPS Coordinate:

GPS: 12.537962, 99.462993

 

6.Wat Huay Mongkol

This Buddhist temple is home to the world’s largest statue of Luang Phor Thuad, a legendary southern Thai monk revered for his enlightenment and ability to perform miracles. Many believe that the amulets created in his image guarantee safety in times of distress.

Wat Huay Mongkol

Many Buddhists will come to pray and also to look for the amulets. There are many devotees here and most of them are locals. You can easily spot the statue as it is huge. The best way to come here is via tour van or self drive as it is located at least 20 min off the town.

Wat Huay Mongkol Address and GPS:

Thap Tai, Hua Hin District

Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Thailand

 

GPS: 12.552984, 99.825683



7.Plearnwan

Plearnwan is a theme of unique brown wooden building features shopping complex, has two-storey courtyard-style building, an architectural statement in itself, houses a community of period-style shops selling everything from clothes, inexpensive plastic-and-tin toys, snacks as well as a beauty salon, photo studio, outdoor cinema screen and a mini ferris wheel.

hua hin plearnwan entrance
The entrance of Plearnwan.

 

hua hin plearnwan street overview

It is located on the main road in Hua Hin town and it is hard to miss the beautiful wooden huge entrance. There are no entrance fees and the place is a beautiful vintage village with plenty to shop. There are individual boutiques as well as restaurants and food stalls in Plearnwan too.

Plearnwan Village at Hua Hin Address and GPS:

38 Soi 40, Hua Hin Road, Hua Hin, Thailand

GPS: 12.594029, 99.949175




8.Hua Hin Sam Phan Nam Floating Market

Hua Hin Sam Phan Nam Floating Market is the biggest floating, covering an area of over 100 rai (16 hectares).  The market’s architectural features take their inspiration from several historical sites in Hua Hin that were either built or renovated during the reign of King Rama VI (1910-1925), including the Mrigadayavan Palace and Hua Hin Railway Station.

Sam Phan Nam Floating Marking
Picture is sourced from Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Hua Hin Sam Phan Nam Floating Market Address:

88/8 หนองหอยทับใต้ ทับใต้

อ.หัวหิน

Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110

Thailand

GPS: 12.501513, 99.914813



9.Cicada Market

Cicada Market is one of the unique attractions in Hua Hin. It is a weekend night market but it is not the usual night markets. The Cicada Market is created for artists, creators, designers, students and community through culture and arts.

Yes, the Cicada Market is an art market with exhibitions, music and performances.

cicada weekend market

Cicada Market is divided into four venues: Art A La Mode, Cicada Art Factory, Amphitheatre and Cicada Cuisine.

This is a must visit night market even you are not art lovers as you can enjoy performances, shop and eat here. Remember it is a weekend night market as it is closed during the day and weekdays.

The market opens every Friday, Saturday from 16:00 hrs to 23:00 hrs and Sunday 16:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs and admission is FREE.

For more info, visit http://www.cicadamarket.com

Cicada Market GPS Coordinate:

GPS: 12.534052, 99.965828

10.Vana Nava Hua Hin

Vana Hava Hua Hin is the newest and latest tourist attraction. It is Asia’s first Water Jungle is located right in the heart of Thailand’s most renowned resort town of Hua Hin. Claiming to be the first ecologically and community aware waterpark in the region, Vana Nava Hua Hin has literally transformed an empty plot of land into a tropical jungle, with over 200,000 living species from across Thailand in its 20 Rai (3.2 hectares) property. Combining state of the art technology and modern facilities with 19 very exciting rides and slides from the World’s best, WhiteWater West industries, exciting Vana Nava Hua Hin is set to make a very big splash in Thailand’s tourism industry.

VanaNavaHuaHin-hero-shot
Picture is sourced from https://www.vananavahuahin.com

From the largest slide in Thailand, the Abyss, to the tallest man made mountain with waterfall in Asia, Vana Nava Falls, Vana Nava Hua Hin promised the fun and thrill. Get your swimsuits ready for one of the best water theme parks in Thailand.

For more info visit https://www.vananavahuahin.com

Vana Nava Hua Hin GPS:

GPS: 12.531740, 99.961741

The best way to travel around Hua Hin is by self drive. Check out great rates with Thai Rent A car at www.ThaiRentACar.com

Bonus: Fly Now FN Outlet

Fly Now Outlet or FN Outlet is factory brand outlet located in Hua Hin near Cha Am. The outlet offer seasonal and discounted local and International brands and also food and beverages outlet. The outlet opens daily from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm.

fn outlet huahin

You can find many quality local brands here at Fly Now FN Outlet. There are on going sales and promotions from time to time.

fn outlet quiksilver

Fly Now FN Outlet is located at the main road of Hua Hin and near Cha Am.

Fly Now FN Factory Outlet Hua Hin Contact and GPS:

GPS: 12.66620, 99.95195

 

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