The Hua Hin region in Thailand boasts of several eye-catching sites. If you are planning to visit this destination, make sure to at least take a tour of the following places.
Hua Hin Railway Station
The Hua Hin Railway station has a rich history and is one of the oldest stations in the country. Its unique royal architecture makes a standout attraction in the Hua Hin region. The station was built during the reign of King Rama VI and has an impressive Royal Waiting Room which used to house the king. Even better, the station is a few minutes’ walk away from the town center.
The Elephant Village in Hua Hin
Located 3km off the western part of Hua Hin, this elephant village houses several animals. Here, you can enjoy watching the elephants as they play with water in the nearby stream. You will also witness the animals embracing teamwork as they transport huge logs from the jungle.
Alternatively, you can opt for an elephant ride to take you through the forest. A standard ride takes 1 hour, although you can make it extend or shorten depending on the amount of time you have. Should you get hungry, you can grab something to eat at the nearby camp. You could also buy bananas and feed them to baby elephants.
Hua Hin Hills Vineyard
For wine-lovers, a trip to Hua Hin is incomplete what visiting the Hua Hin Hills Vineyard. The 35km journey to the vineyard allows you to enjoy the amazing scenery of Thailand’s countryside.
At the vineyard, you will have a first-hand experience of the wine-making process. The farm attendees are always there if you want to learn more about the heritage of the vineyards.
Hua Hin Artist Village (Baan Sillapin Hua Hin)
This is the biggest arts center across the Hua Hin region. It is the operation base for the area’s best artists, the Hua Hin Artist Group. There are many forms of art available, including gifts, souvenirs, relics, and drawings. If you are interested, you can enroll for short classes on painting and sculpture. Furthermore, the facility holds special events and exhibitions occasionally.
To get the most of these activities, you might need to book a place on time as there might be a rush for rooms in several classy Banyan hua hin resort.