Here are some of the best sightseeing attractions in and around the Hua Hin area. None are more than 30 minutes drive from Hua Hin town center. Wat Huay Mongkol Temple is the furthest attraction away.
Mrigadayavan Palace is a magnificent all teak wood palace built in 1923 as a summer palace for Rama VI on Bang Kra beach just 10km south of Hua Hin in Phetchaburi province. Mrigadayavan Palace is a great day or afternoon out, suitable for all. The gardens and Palace buildings are beautiful and are extremely well kept. There are food and refreshments available as well as bicycles and tandems for rent to explore the palace grounds. More Info & Pics Here
The Khao Takiab Temple or Monkey Mountain as it is known locally is one of Hua Hin's most well known attractions and is well worth a visit if you are in town.
Located on Khao Takiab hill south of Hua Hin just 10 minutes drive from Hua Hin town centre, Khao Takiab Temple is not just any Thai temple. More Info & Pics Here
The Hua Hin Railway Station is one of the most famous sightseeing attractions in Hua Hin and also boats being the oldest railway station in Thailand being constructed in the reign of King Rama VI. The Royal Waiting Room is the most popular part of the Hua Hin Railway station and was built in the same architectural style of Mrigadayavan Palace. More Info & Pics Here
Wat Huay Mongkol (Huay Mongkol Temple) is a Buddhist temple set in large grounds to the west of Hua Hin. Wat Huay Mongkol is home to the largest statue of the immensely popular Buddhist monk Luang Pu Thuat who was famed for his ‘miracles’. Luang Pu Thuat lived some 400 years ago.More Info & Pics Here
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.More Info & Pics Here