7. Hua Hin
If you want to find a place in Thailand that combines both the pleasure of beach holidays as well as a few rounds of golf, then Hua Hin is a destination hot spot you shouldn’t miss. Hua Hin is often referred to as the place for the rich and famous because it is where the Klai Kang Won (Far from Worries) summer palace is located, and many of the royal family members still visit the place. Discovered in 1920’s by King Rama VII, he fell in love with the island because of the perfect weather year round. Today, Hua Him is still popular to the Siam nobility and the rich and many have their own private beachfront in the island.
Golf is another hidden treasure of Hua Hin, where the green-fees and other costs in the game of golf is at the moment rank as one of the lowest in the world without sacrificing maintenance and services, in fact, many visitors attest to the superb services of the golf facilities in Hua Hin. Combined with the beautiful white sandy beaches and clear blue water, many water activities can be enjoyed year-round like water skiing, sailing, boating, and diving to name a few. Although considered to the be oldest Thai resort, the island has retained some of its laid back atmosphere of a fishing village where the pace of life is still unhurried and one can easily find a relaxing spot under a picture-perfect coconut tree.