Thailand isn’t all backpacker dorms and beachside bungalows. In every major city there are luxurious, fancy hotels that wouldn’t be out of place in even the most upscale location – and Hua Hin’s no different. As a seaside town, Hua Hin is already picturesque enough, but when a luxury hotel is thrown into the mix you won’t want to ever check out. Here’s our list of the best hotels in Hua Hin.
Hyatt Regency Hua Hin
If the Hyatt Regency was any more on the beach, you’ll be pitching up a tent. Fortunately for you, you’ll have to make do with their stunning rooms instead. With their own beach cabanas and beach bars, there’s no comfier way to enjoy your time in paradise. The pool is huge and resembles a tropical lagoon, whilst the hotel buildings themselves are a seamless blend of both traditional Thai and modern architecture.
Cape Nidhra personifies sophistication; its rooms are simple yet elegant, its beachside location is perfect and its pool – with floating sofas and a movie screen – takes some beating. Its onsite amenities are top of the range too, with a fitness sweet, sauna and spa all available for use of their guests. Its restaurant and spa are both stunning too, and are the perfect places to enjoy your evening as the sun goes down.
A luxury hotel with a strong focus on sustainability, Evason has all you need to enjoy your holiday with the added bonus of knowing you’re enjoying a more eco-friendly hotel. Evason is right on the beach, and features a number of activities for its guest to enjoy, such a boxing, archery, tennis and golf. Not in the mood for running around? Not to worry, their spa is incredibly calm; set amongst tranquil, lotus-filled ponds, there are few more peaceful places in a country like Thailand to enjoy all your troubles melting away.
With stunning rooms, several bars and restaurants and even golf courses located nearby, the InterContinental is definitely one of the finest in Hua Hin. Located in a prime location by the beach, guests can expect a touch of luxury here as they sip cocktails by the beach, or enjoy the comfortables beds around the stunning pool.
Putahracsa is an elegant poolside villa with a minimalist aesthetic that’s effortlessly chic. With a mixture of hotel rooms and private villas, this hotel is perfect for young families and the discerning travellers. There’s a pool and beach bar to ensure you’re not going too long without, and a restaurant and patttisserie onsite serving delicious food. There are cushions and sofas to ensure maximum comfort is provided, and all the rooms are just a short walk to the beautiful beach.
With a mix of both high-class hotel rooms and private pool villas, Centara has something for everyone. There’s a distinct English-colonial theme throughout the hotel, which is carried on in their impressive Railway restaurant – one of their several on-site eateries. With tennis courts, outdoor pools, a children’s club and a full-service spa, there’s plenty to do here – not to mention the gorgeous beach which you can see from the pool.
With large, comfy, minimalist hotel rooms set amongst a gorgeous hotel complex, the Marriott is the perfect place to base yourself for your travels through Hua Hin. Situated on the beach, this hotel features five swimming pools, on-site bars and restaurants and a complimentary children’s club, making it perfect for couples and families alike. There’s also plenty of things to do here, as well as a fitness centre and spa to unwind in.
Featuring a wonderful infinity pool with views of the sea, V Villas is everything you could want from a beachside hotel and more. With the beach a short walk away, a restaurant and bar on site and well as a full spa service, the only problem you’ll have is finding a reason to leave. The rooms are extremely comfortable and modern, as are the communal and poolside areas.
With a 5* hotel you expect a certain level of luxury – and Anantara surpasses that. Situated on a private beach, this distinctly Thai hotel features comfortable balconies overhanging the beach, nestled amongst the scenic palm trees, several gorgeous pools with poolside bars too boot, and comfortable seating areas on the beach from which you can enjoy a romantic sunset. The rooms are comfortable, with a rustic, traditional Thai charm.