Lots of ponies and horses on Hua Hin beach give a good
chance for a pleasing ride along the beach for tourists
of all types.
Riding a bike along Hua Hin beach is an enjoyable recreation.
Speed lovers can keep adrenaline pumping by go-karting
in Hua Hin. This karting site offers a professional,
safe and exciting experience. If you want to escape
the bustling karting sites located in Bangkok and move
to a splendid backdrop of mountainous views, this site
in Hua Hin is an alternative.
Hua Hin is not only a peaceful seaside resort, but is
also a haven for all golfing lovers. There are no less
than 6 golf courses that can be reached within 30 minutes
drive from Hua Hin town. The nearest of them is the
Royal Golf Course just across the railway station. It
is the first golf course of Thailand and still popular
among foreign and local golfers. To facilitate the golf-playing
visitors, some tour operators organize golfing excursions
and packages to these courses providing full services
to their clients.
The Pranburi River, which flows through the mountain
ranges on the west, is ideal for sailing. Besides the
lush green countryside, there are several interesting
places to drop by for sightseeing and birdwatching.
Diving and Snorkelling
Bangsaphan, about 87 km. from the provincial town,
is a fantastic area for safe snorkelling and diving
in Prachuap Khiri Khan. If you are in Hua Hin, an easy
access to diving and snorkelling sites can be made with
tour agents. The sites are around the islands of Koh
Thalu and Koh Sang where a number of beautiful coral
reefs and marine life reside beneath the shallow crystal
clear water. Besides, there is Koh Lamla, which is the
only place in Thailand where Kung Phayaban or "cleaning
shrimps" can be found. You can also mingle with
the fishermen and experience the way of life in this
coastal fishing community at Ban Krud Beach.
The lush forest around Pa La-U Waterfall is an excellent
place for trekking. Various species of birds and butterflies
and some types of wild animals can be found in the area.
Besides, water sports facilities are also provided.
Contact your travel agent or your hotel for more details.