Thailand Dreams: A curated guide for young travellers in Hua Hin and Ko Tao, Thailand.
Escape to paradise with this 14-day guide for young travelers in Hua Hin, Thailand. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning landscapes, and endless adventures of this coastal gem. From pristine beaches to bustling night markets, this guide offers the ultimate itinerary for the modern explorer. Unwind in affordable resorts, savor tantalizing street food, and dive into thrilling water sports. Whether you seek relaxation or exhilaration, let this guide be your compass in crafting an unforgettable journey through the tropical wonders of Hua Hin.
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The weather in Hua Hin right now :

Sleep and chill.

Where to stay:

Paradee Resort Hua-Hin
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The Bike Loft Hotel
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Explore and shop.

Where to have a stroll:

Night Market
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ซิเคด้า มาร์เก็ต (Cicada Market)
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Market Village Huahin
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Have a drink.

Cocktail bars:

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111 Social House
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Foxes International Restaurant, Sky Bar and Lounge
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Breakfast and brunch.

Coffee shops:

Double U Coffee
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The Coffee Club
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Grab a bite.

Restaurants:

Taba - Homemade Italian food
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Coast Beach Club & Bistro
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La Terrasse Hua Hin
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Pita Express
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Notable shops.

Une escale à Huahin
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Wanna get a tattoo ?

Hua Hin Monkey Studio Tattoo
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A weekend away.

Ko Tao:

Sleep and chill.

Where to stay on the island:

Savage Hostel Koh Tao
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Savage Hostel in Ko Tao is a social hub for travellers, offering budget-friendly accommodations and a lively atmosphere. Known for its community events and bar, it's a go-to spot for those looking to meet new people and enjoy the island's nightlife. I haven't stayed there myself yet but I have only heard good things so I thought I'd add it :)
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Blue view villa
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Blue View Villa in Ko Tao is a luxury hilltop retreat, known for its panoramic ocean views and private infinity pool. It offers a perfect blend of comfort and style, close to prime diving spots and beaches.
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Breakfast and brunch.

Coffee shops:

The Factory Cafe
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The Factory Cafe in Ko Tao is more than just a coffee shop; it's a lifestyle space. Known for its high-quality artisanal coffee and a cozy, modern ambiance, the cafe also offers a varied menu that caters to different dietary needs. Whether you're looking for a comfortable spot to work remotely or a laid-back setting for a casual meet-up, The Factory Cafe provides the perfect backdrop for a range of occasions. With free Wi-Fi and a selection of pastries and meals, it's a beloved spot among locals and travelers alike. Our favourites were the refreshing cucumber water, the açai bowls and the avocado toasts to which we added their perfectly poached eggs).
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Café Culture Coffee
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A haven for coffee aficionados, renowned for its high-quality brews and inviting ambience. Coupled with free Wi-Fi and a relaxed atmosphere, it's a popular spot for both remote work and leisurely catch-ups. Whether you're a coffee connoisseur or just looking for a cosy spot to unwind, Cafe Culture Coffee hits all the right notes.
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Grab a bite.

Restaurants:

Barracuda Roof Top Restaurant & Bar
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Barracuda Rooftop is a popular dining spot known for its panoramic views and seafood-centric menu. Elevated above the island's hustle and bustle, the rooftop setting provides a serene backdrop for an exquisite meal. Specialising in freshly caught barracuda and other local fish, the restaurant offers a unique blend of traditional and contemporary flavors. With its relaxed yet upscale atmosphere, Barracuda Rooftop is a go-to destination for those seeking a memorable dining experience with a view.
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Whitening Restaurant
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This restaurant stands out for its stylish, minimalist decor and creative Thai fusion cuisine. Known for taking traditional dishes and giving them a modern twist, the restaurant has quickly become a favorite among both locals and visitors. Set in a tranquil atmosphere, it offers an elegant dining experience that focuses on quality ingredients and exceptional service. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply looking for a unique culinary adventure, it delivers on all fronts.
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Blue Water cafe & restaurant
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Known for its diverse menu that fuses local Thai flavours with international cuisine and set against a backdrop of ocean views, the restaurant offers both a feast for the eyes and the palate. With its welcoming atmosphere and attentive service, Bluewater is an ideal spot for romantic dinners or casual family gatherings. Whether you're in the mood for a delicious chicken wrap or a classic Thai curry, this eatery offers a culinary experience that complements the island's natural beauty.
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Lai beachbar
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Beach time.

Notable beaches:

Sairee Beach
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Sairee Beach is Ko Tao's most popular stretch of sand, famous for its sunsets and lively atmosphere. Lined with bars and dive shops, it's the perfect spot for both daytime fun and evening entertainment.
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Tanote Bay
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Tanote Bay is a quieter, more secluded spot on Ko Tao, ideal for snorkeling and diving. Surrounded by rocky cliffs, it offers a peaceful escape from the island's busier areas.
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Have a drink.

Bars and karaoke:

The Local | Bar, Live Music, Events, Karaoke
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Known for its inviting atmosphere, the venue strikes a perfect balance between a laid-back bar and an energetic karaoke spot. With an extensive drink menu and a wide selection of songs, it’s the ideal place for both budding singers and those who prefer to enjoy the show. The Local provides a unique blend of casual drinking and lively entertainment, making it a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the full spectrum of Ko Tao’s nightlife.
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Fishbowl Beach Bar
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Keep in mind it does tend to get really packed through the night so it’s usually a good idea to get a table early and keep it through the night
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Thailand Dreams: A curated guide for young travellers in Hua Hin and Ko Tao, Thailand.
Escape to paradise with this 14-day guide for young travelers in Hua Hin, Thailand. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning landscapes, and endless adventures of this coastal gem. From pristine beaches to bustling night markets, this guide offers the ultimate itinerary for the modern explorer. Unwind in affordable resorts, savor tantalizing street food, and dive into thrilling water sports. Whether you seek relaxation or exhilaration, let this guide be your compass in crafting an unforgettable journey through the tropical wonders of Hua Hin.
29 Places • 1 Save • ago
Free

Things to keep in mind:

The weather in Hua Hin right now :

Sleep and chill.

Where to stay:

Paradee Resort Hua-Hin
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details
The Bike Loft Hotel
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details

Explore and shop.

Where to have a stroll:

Night Market
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details
ซิเคด้า มาร์เก็ต (Cicada Market)
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details
Market Village Huahin
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details

Have a drink.

Cocktail bars:

Add to
Details
111 Social House
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details
Foxes International Restaurant, Sky Bar and Lounge
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details
Add to
Details

Breakfast and brunch.

Coffee shops:

Double U Coffee
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details
The Coffee Club
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details

Grab a bite.

Restaurants:

Taba - Homemade Italian food
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details
Coast Beach Club & Bistro
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details
La Terrasse Hua Hin
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details
Pita Express
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details

Notable shops.

Une escale à Huahin
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details

Wanna get a tattoo ?

Hua Hin Monkey Studio Tattoo
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details

A weekend away.

Ko Tao:

Sleep and chill.

Where to stay on the island:

Savage Hostel Koh Tao
@Leastraveldiaries
Savage Hostel in Ko Tao is a social hub for travellers, offering budget-friendly accommodations and a lively atmosphere. Known for its community events and bar, it's a go-to spot for those looking to meet new people and enjoy the island's nightlife. I haven't stayed there myself yet but I have only heard good things so I thought I'd add it :)
Add to
Details
Blue view villa
@Leastraveldiaries
Blue View Villa in Ko Tao is a luxury hilltop retreat, known for its panoramic ocean views and private infinity pool. It offers a perfect blend of comfort and style, close to prime diving spots and beaches.
Add to
Details

Breakfast and brunch.

Coffee shops:

The Factory Cafe
@Leastraveldiaries
The Factory Cafe in Ko Tao is more than just a coffee shop; it's a lifestyle space. Known for its high-quality artisanal coffee and a cozy, modern ambiance, the cafe also offers a varied menu that caters to different dietary needs. Whether you're looking for a comfortable spot to work remotely or a laid-back setting for a casual meet-up, The Factory Cafe provides the perfect backdrop for a range of occasions. With free Wi-Fi and a selection of pastries and meals, it's a beloved spot among locals and travelers alike. Our favourites were the refreshing cucumber water, the açai bowls and the avocado toasts to which we added their perfectly poached eggs).
Add to
Details
Café Culture Coffee
@Leastraveldiaries
A haven for coffee aficionados, renowned for its high-quality brews and inviting ambience. Coupled with free Wi-Fi and a relaxed atmosphere, it's a popular spot for both remote work and leisurely catch-ups. Whether you're a coffee connoisseur or just looking for a cosy spot to unwind, Cafe Culture Coffee hits all the right notes.
Add to
Details

Grab a bite.

Restaurants:

Barracuda Roof Top Restaurant & Bar
@Leastraveldiaries
Barracuda Rooftop is a popular dining spot known for its panoramic views and seafood-centric menu. Elevated above the island's hustle and bustle, the rooftop setting provides a serene backdrop for an exquisite meal. Specialising in freshly caught barracuda and other local fish, the restaurant offers a unique blend of traditional and contemporary flavors. With its relaxed yet upscale atmosphere, Barracuda Rooftop is a go-to destination for those seeking a memorable dining experience with a view.
Add to
Details
Whitening Restaurant
@Leastraveldiaries
This restaurant stands out for its stylish, minimalist decor and creative Thai fusion cuisine. Known for taking traditional dishes and giving them a modern twist, the restaurant has quickly become a favorite among both locals and visitors. Set in a tranquil atmosphere, it offers an elegant dining experience that focuses on quality ingredients and exceptional service. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply looking for a unique culinary adventure, it delivers on all fronts.
Add to
Details
Blue Water cafe & restaurant
@Leastraveldiaries
Known for its diverse menu that fuses local Thai flavours with international cuisine and set against a backdrop of ocean views, the restaurant offers both a feast for the eyes and the palate. With its welcoming atmosphere and attentive service, Bluewater is an ideal spot for romantic dinners or casual family gatherings. Whether you're in the mood for a delicious chicken wrap or a classic Thai curry, this eatery offers a culinary experience that complements the island's natural beauty.
Add to
Details
Lai beachbar
@Leastraveldiaries
Add to
Details

Beach time.

Notable beaches:

Sairee Beach
@Leastraveldiaries
Sairee Beach is Ko Tao's most popular stretch of sand, famous for its sunsets and lively atmosphere. Lined with bars and dive shops, it's the perfect spot for both daytime fun and evening entertainment.
Add to
Details
Tanote Bay
@Leastraveldiaries
Tanote Bay is a quieter, more secluded spot on Ko Tao, ideal for snorkeling and diving. Surrounded by rocky cliffs, it offers a peaceful escape from the island's busier areas.
Add to
Details

Have a drink.

Bars and karaoke:

The Local | Bar, Live Music, Events, Karaoke
@Leastraveldiaries
Known for its inviting atmosphere, the venue strikes a perfect balance between a laid-back bar and an energetic karaoke spot. With an extensive drink menu and a wide selection of songs, it’s the ideal place for both budding singers and those who prefer to enjoy the show. The Local provides a unique blend of casual drinking and lively entertainment, making it a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the full spectrum of Ko Tao’s nightlife.
Add to
Details
Fishbowl Beach Bar
@Leastraveldiaries
Keep in mind it does tend to get really packed through the night so it’s usually a good idea to get a table early and keep it through the night
Add to
Details

* * *
CURATED BY
Currently at 30 countries visited, and 165 to go! Where I am right now: Tulum - Mexico city - Puerto Escondido A little about me and the guides : I'm a world traveller and passionate explorer, dedicated to crafting interactive maps and curated travel guides that inspire wanderlust! My mission is to curate unique destinations, hidden gems, and must-visit landmarks for fellow adventure enthusiasts 🤩 Let's embark on this global exploration together and uncover all of the world's wonders, one guide at a time! 🌍✈️ All maps are free, and so are guides and itineraries until they’re fully complete :))
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