The Black ogress of Puek Tian

April 6, 2016 0

Hat Puek Tian Puek Tian beach (also spelled Puk Tian) is a popular photographic spot with many sculptures of fictional characters invented by Thailand’s most famous poet, Sunthorn Phoo. The sculptures are quite impressive and […]

Mrigadayavan, the teak palace

April 6, 2016 0

Also written “Marukhathaiyawan” or “Mrigadayavan” Palace. Built in 1923 on the coast between Cha-Am and Hua Hin, it was King Rama VI’s seaside summer palace. Rama VI, who reigned from 1910 to 1925, had been […]

Hello Sawasdee

April 2, 2016 0

Hello Sawasdee International Restaurant is located in soi “bus station” (the soi where the bars are), near the beach. International food by a French chef and a Thai chef. Open for breakfast from 7:30 to […]

Information for tourists

April 1, 2016 4

Tourist information in Cha-Am is quite poor, and you have to rely on hotels and travel agencies rather than official information points. When an event is held in Cha-am, most time the posters are in […]

Money, Banks and Post office

April 1, 2016 0

The banks in Cha-am are located around the main junction. The Siam Commercial Bank and the Bangkok Bank are also on the beachfront. ATM are all over the place, just like anywhere else in Thailand. […]

Climate and Seasons

April 1, 2016 0

It is usually said that there are three seasons in Thailand: hot, very hot, and too darn hot! But seriously, there are indeed three seasons: the dry, or “cool” season, from November to February, the […]

Population of Cha-Am

April 1, 2016 0

Here are some very basic information about Cha-Am and its population. Province, district and tambon There are 76 provinces (changwat) in Thailand (not including Bangkok). Cha-Am is in the province of Phetchaburi (which is also […]

Cha-Am beach

April 1, 2016 2

The main attraction of Cha-Am is the long and beautiful beach. You can sunbathe or stay under the shade of the big pine trees, you can go ride a jetski or just do nothing but […]

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