Cha-Am Forest Park

April 6, 2016 0

The Forest Park is a quiet and relaxing place. You can go there for a picnic, to play football with the kids, ride your bicycle, exercise, jog… The great thing about this park is that […]

Kaeng Krachan National Park

April 6, 2016 0

Kaeng Krachan National Park, in the province of Phetchaburi, is about an hour’s drive from Cha-Am (follow road 3499). It’s the largest natural park in Thailand and a paradise for trekkers and bird watchers. On […]

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 […]

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 […]

Getting around Cha-Am

March 31, 2016 4

The most pleasant way to get around in Cha-Am is to rent a bicycle or a motorbike. For short distances in town you can use a moto-taxi, or a bus to travel along Phetkasem road. […]

How to go to Cha-Am

March 31, 2016 2

Assuming you’re travelling from Bangkok, you can go to Cha-Am by train, by bus, by minivan or by car. Prices and time schedules can change frequently, so even if we try our best to give […]

Hospitals, clinics and police station

March 27, 2016 2

There is a hospital in Cha-Am, as well as several clinics and pharmacies. Other hospitals can be found in Phetchaburi and Hua Hin, especially the Bangkok Hospital which is the brand new first class hospital […]

Maps of Cha-Am

March 27, 2016 1

Cha-Am, Thailand Cha-Am is located on the sunrise side of the Gulf of Thailand, 170 km southwest of Bangkok and 25 km north of Hua Hin. Global road map The road #35 (Rama II) gets […]

Thai language for travellers

March 26, 2016 0

As a tourist visiting Thailand for the first time or occasionally, you probably won’t feel the need to learn Thai language. But it’s always fun to learn a few basic words and see the Thais’ […]

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