Hua Hin is located 200 kilometers south of Bangkok on the west coast of the Gulf of Thailand.
The rocks of exceptional shape, located at the north end, of the sand beach, gave the name to the town. Which means “Stone Head”.
After a train line was laid in Hua Hin, 1920’s. It became Thailand’s first beach resort. King Rama VII raised attractiveness of the town as well. When he established his summer retreat in the area. With a 5 kilometer-long beach that features numerous activities. The laid back and hospitable town of Hua Hin continues to draw both tourists and Thais. In addition to beach fun and games, outstanding seafood restaurants, and vibrant night markets. Hua Hin is well known for having some of the finest golf courses in Thailand. As well as some of the most renowned resorts and destination spas in the world.
Asia’s Secret Retirement Haven
Enabling your hard-earned retirement money to go further, without having to cut on life’s luxuries is the ideal outcome when planning where to retire. If you are also able to include all year round great weather, long sandy beaches, 9 amazing golf courses, 7 national parks in the region, and an abundant choice of high quality restaurants, your list of potential locations could be very thin.
Unless, that is, you looked at the royal coastal town of Hua Hin, in Thailand. It is recently being seen as ‘the’ place to retire, that has it all. Hua Hin has all of the above and enjoys a very low crime rate. With a high quality international school, a brand new internationally accredited hospital and plethora of well built, affordable housing to choose from, it is little surprise that Hua Hin is in the “Live and Invest Overseas” Top 10 world’s best cities to retire in.
Ranked seventh, Hua Hin is seen to be a great retirement destination for foreigners who enjoy the countryside. Hua Hin is comprised of mountains, beaches, waterfalls and caves.
It will also tick the boxes for those expats who love to play golf and tennis. The resort town enjoys a leading health care service, a large choice of great eateries, has a low crime rate and is only two hours’ drive from Bangkok.
Golf Courses: Black Mountain, Banyan, Springfield, Lake View, Majestic, Palm Hills, Sea Pines, Royal Hua Hin
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