Hua Hin lies almost 300
Hua Hin, literally meaning stone head in Thai, was originally known as Ban Samoe Rieng, or Ban Laem Hin (Stony Point Village). The town was included as part of the route for the Southern Railway allowing access to the town and contributing to it’s rise as a holiday destination. Hua Hin’s first major hotel still stands today, a beautiful victorian style structure originally known as the railway hotel but today is the Sofitel Central.
Today, Hua Hin continues to enjoy it’s traditional status as a resort town of resort town of luxury and a sense of traditional Thai hospitality. The oldest resort town continues to provide relaxation and peaceful enjoyment to thousands of visitors every year. The historical and beautiful seaside setting sets it apart from other destinations and there is a sense of contentment that rubs off on those who are lucky enough to enjoy some time here.