The resort town of Hua Hin has a long history as a beach resort for the Royal family of Thailand. Klaiklangwon Palace is the Royal summer residences where the King of Thailand has spent many years. With its close proximity to Bangkok it is easy to reach Hua Hin within 2.5 hours by car, making it a preferred weekend getaway for Bangkok residents. The famous night markets is as popular as the seafood restaurants along the piers where you can enjoy fish and shellfish brought in freshly each day by the local fishermen.
Hua Hin is the perfect destination as a golf resort, having a total of 11 golf courses in the Hua Hin area within an hour’s drive from the center of town. For that reason, Hua Hin has also become a preferred destination for retirees from around the world who appreciated the laid-back lifestyle, yet international atmosphere of the Royal town. Over the past years, a large number of properties have been developed on and around some of the most sought-after golf courses in the area.
There is now a large variety of condos for sale in Hua Hin and villas for sale are being offered at reasonable price points. Condominium units, many of which are near the sea, as well as smaller villa developments in close proximity to the golf courses offer great living with a variety of facilities and services to appeal to the international residents. There are also a number of large golf course villas, often with dramatic views of the fairways or surrounding mountains or sea that represent the upper tier of the property market.
Cha-Am to the north of Hua Hin is fastly emerging as a popular seaside retreat that is less crowded than Hua Hin and offers good local beaches, seafood restaurants and a variety of properties near the seaside. A number of upmarket residential developments offer great resale opportunities for both, villa and condominium units. There is a number of new projects being offered, some of which Both, Springfield and Palm Hills Golf Club offer a wide range of properties for sale. While villas for sale at Springfield serve the high-end clientele with generous private estates located around the fairways, a variety of condominiums and villas for sale at Palm Hills feature units from as low as THB 6 million.
Khao Takiab & Khao Tao
Khao Takiab is located south of Hua Hin’s town centre and used to be one of the quieter residential areas. Recently, a large number condominium projects have come up and density of units has increased rapidly. Several Bangkok-based developers have built units aimed at the Thai market and opportunities for exclusive living have become rare. Nonetheless, there are several Hua Hin condominiums for sale near Sea Pine Golf course which is considered one of the most attractive in the area. Villas for sale in southern Hua Hin are located in the vicinity of both, Sea Pine and Banyan golf courses, most of which are no more than a ten-minute drive away.
Khao Tao has established itself as a premier residential neighbourhood over the past years. Five years ago still considered too far from Hua Hin town, various upmarket projects with condominiums and villas for sale alike. Having clean and less crowded beaches than the main Hua Hin area, it has now become a preferred location for quiet living. It signifies the tremendous growth that Hua Hin has undergone in the past five years and where it is headed in the future.