Hua Hin beaches are endless. You can walk along the surf for miles, and unlike some tourist destinations its beachfront hotels are not packed shoulder to shoulder like sardines in a can, but rather generously spaced apart. Secondly, you will never need to rub shoulders with too large crowds, although you will hardly be secluded, and thirdly, enjoying direct access to the sun baked sand does not have to cost a fortune with a plethora affordable hotels available right on the beach.
Moreover, if you cannot find accommodation directly on the water which suites your style or budget, there is an extensive choice of great places to stay within a moment's walk from the surf like Manathai, D Varee Diva Kiang and the affordable Ibis or Baan Laksasubha, all of which which are also near shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.
Below we list our top 10 best hotels offering luxury beachfront accommodation which will indulge any requirement no matter where along this endless strip of sand you wish to stay, from the most atmospheric hot spots, to quiet and idyllic locations ideal for a romantic honeymoon break. Finally, because we are native to Hua Hin and know the area well, we urge you to contact us if you don't see what you are looking for. We'll shower you with options and offer good advice.
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Prefer something with a little originality and romance? Just outside the town's buzz Anantara's design replicates a traditional southern Thai village with old world features and a lush surrounding garden with lotus ponds and Siamese sculptures. Its pool has a swim-up bar under a thatched roof and it has a Thai cooking school.
Centara is situated in a vast garden featuring rooms with private balconies overlooking the ocean, and villas which are equipped with their own pool or a Jacuzzi. Right outside its gates vendor stalls line the street, the entertainment area is 200 meters away, you can walk to the night market and the kids can enjoy pony rides along the surf.
Laksasubha is one of our favourite mi-range resorts on Hua Hin's main beach toward where tourist numbers thin out. With guest reviews singing its praises a 10 minute walk along the surf brings you to the tourist entertainment area and nightlife. Beautiful ocean views unfold from its beachfront pool and open style seafront restaurant.
Want to be near attractions and have the best ocean views? The Hilton is the highest hotel in town featuring rooms with balconies overlooking the ocean. Stepping out at its front an oasis-like pool area meets the surf and out back you walk straight into a plethora atmospheric restaurants, bars, and nightlife area beyond.
Though located on a quiet beachfront, Marriott is central and walking distance from everything. Ground floor rooms have direct pool access while rooms on upper floors have balconies looking across landscaped gardens and the ocean beyond. Dining is a highlight with indoor and outdoor restaurants allowing ocean views.
If a picture painted a thousand words, Hyatt Regency in Takiab would give you a lot to write about. Situated right on the water among 16 acres of lush tropical vegetation with towering palms, tranquil ponds and lagoons, fountains and seaside pools with a water slide it epitomizes exotic seaside living.
Situated near a water park Let's Sea Resort is literally on the water with chic accommodation featuring rooms with direct pool access. It is the ideal couples escape only allowing guests above 12 years and offers a high degree of privacy. It has a cool ocean-side bar, staff who apply your sunscreen and al fresco seaside restaurants.
Unhindered relaxation awaits at Rest Detail Hotel located on a private beach 5 minutes from the markets and restaurants. It features charming cottage style accommodation among landscaped lawns and palm trees with white wood paneled walls and designer interiors and private bars leading straight to the pool.
Situated just outside the throbbing pulse of the city the luxurious Sheraton Resort & Spa features 5 swimming pools including an oceanfront pool so enormous you can swim up to an island to take a reprieve under a palm tree. One pool meanders through the premises passing by ground floor rooms to allow occupants direct access to the water.
Few hotels in the area can boast prestigious awards quite like the boutique Yaiya Hua Hin. It is tranquil and romantic featuring a Thai style wooden restaurant overlooking a glorious pool. Its airy rooms have outdoor terraces with garden or sea views or you an opt for a sumptuous villa equipped with a personal pool.