Beyond the Beach

This coastal district in Thailand offers more than just stunning beaches lined with options for an opulent Hua Hin family resort. Delve into its unique side with these off-the-beaten-path experiences, offering a glimpse into the region’s culture, history, and natural beauty. Ditch the typical tourist itinerary – embark on an unforgettable adventure exploring Hua Hin’s unexpected side.

Watch Elephants Roam a Vineyard – Monsoon Valley Vineyard

Although many elephant reserves and protected parks exist around the country, enjoy a truly unique experience at Monsoon Valley Vineyard. Sip on award-winning wines while observing majestic elephants roam freely amidst the lush grapevines. This unexpected combination creates a memorable and picturesque scene.

Take a Selfie at a Historic Train Station – Hua Hin Railway Station

Step back in time at the charming Hua Hin Railway Station – a unique station that attracts many sight-seers due to its elaborate design. This architectural gem is an amalgamation of distinct Royal Thai and European styles, which brings a whimsical aura to an ordinary station. A short drive from Avani+ Hua Hin Resort, visitors can easily access this spot to snap a photo in front of the colourful facade, amidst the historic atmosphere.

Clay Gilliland, Hua Hin Railway Station (12250075993), CC BY-SA 2.0

Marvel at a Hidden Shrine Bathed in Sunlight – Tham Khao Luang Cave

Explore the hidden wonder of Tham Khao Luang Cave, with a uniquely breathtaking sight, straight from a fairytale. Sunlight streams through crevices in the cave ceiling, illuminating a small Buddhist shrine nestled within a heart-shaped cove. This tranquil setting offers a moment of peace for the more adventurous traveller, and a slice of cultural discovery.

Stroll Along A Floating Fishing Village – Bang Tabun River Floating Fisherman’s Village

Round up your unconventional Hua Hin journey with a visit to Bang Tabun River’s floating fishing village. Glimpse into a unique way of life followed by the residents of this quaint village, and take a boat tour to make out colourful houses built on stilts above the water. Interact with the friendly locals and learn about their sustainable fishing practices.