Hua Hin is known for its Royal Residence. Nearby is also an old teak wooden palace of King Rama 6 in Cha Am and the summer palace of King Rama 5 in Petchaburi. There are also numerous national parks nearby. Kaeng Krachan National Park is the largest National Park in Thailand with a large number of wild animals and its variety of birds. Pala U waterfall is the southernmost part and easy to reach and invites you to a cool bath in the Jungle. Sam Roi Yod National Park with Praya Nakhorn Cave is located south of Hua Hin and is located directly nearby the sea. Kuiburi National Park is south of Hua Hin and still houses over 320 wild elephants which you can see in the afternoon. Huay Yang National Park and Waterfall is south of Hua Hin near the border to Myanmar. The island of Koh Talu south of Hua Hin is the only private island in Thailand and invites you to relax with its clunked water and its dream beach.
For families with children is Hua Hin is a popular holiday destination. With 2 water parks, Hua Hin has a selection of activities for your children. Vana Nava Water Park is one of the newest in the region. Black Mountain Water Park is one of the largest with attached Wake Board Park. The ATV Park in Cha Am is a soft-adventurous attraction with various activities available; including, ATV riding at different levels of difficulties, paintball game, gun shooting, archery.