Hua Hin - Surrounding Area
Hua Hin is about 200 km south of Bangkok on the west coast of the Gulf of Thailand.
Can be easily accessed by road (2 and half hour drive from Bangkok) - Taxis available here.
This charming seaside town can claim to being Thailand's oldest beach resort. This status dates from 1926 when King Rama VII built a beachside palace named Klai Kangwan (Far From Worries) The Thai royal family still customarily spend the hottest months of the year, generally March through April, there. Many prominent Bangkok families maintain beach side villas.