Khao Hin Lek Fai
If you fancy some stunning views of Hua Hin then Khao Hin Lek Fai is the place top go. Khao Hin Lek Fai (meaning Flint stone Hill) stands 163m at it's peak and over looks the town of Hua Hin and the ocean.
At the top of Khao Hin Lek Fai is a public park, a nice garden with many beautiful plants and trees. The park is also home to a statue of King Rama VII who was responsible for the building of Wang Klai Kang Wong Palace in Hua Hin.
There are six viewpoints on Khao Hin Lek Fai each overlooking different parts of Hua Hin and the surrounding area. Viewpoint 4 is a large purpose built platform with railings which faces south with a great view of Hua Hin south all the way to Hua Hin's other hill Khao Takiab. Viewpoint 5 is of the north of Hua Hin towards Cha Am. Viewpoint ? overlooks Hua Hin town centre and the ocean. There is stand with railings for the view here but for the more adventurous you can sit on boulder jutting from the top of the hill. This viewpoint is directly over the Royal Hua Hin golf course.
The view of Hua Hin Southeast towards Khao Takiab from Khao Hin Lek Fai viewpoint.
The view of Hua Hin Northeast from Khao Hin Lek Fai viewpoint.
There is ample car parking at the top of Khao Hin Lek Fai and a restaurant serving food and refreshments. In the early evenings the road leading to Khao Hin Lek Fai and Hin Lek Fai park is popular with joggers and mini football teams.
Getting to Khao Hin Lek Fai Viewpoint
Unless you fancy the arduous task of either walking (even very slowly) or jogging (if your extremely fit) then some mode of transportation is required. Any taxi and even motorbike taxi will take you to Khao Hin Lek Fai from Hua Hin town. If making your own way to the top of Hua Hin then there are 2 ways to Khao Hin Lek Fai. Both soi's 88 and 70 that cross the railway tracks heading west will take you to the Khao Hin Lek Fai 2 Road which will leads to the peak of Khao Hin Lek Fai.