Prachuap Khiri Khan provincial authorities plan to urgently reorganise Hua Hin Beach, one of Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations, after allowing local entrepreneurs to violate regulations for a long time. Prachuap Khiri Khan Governor Weera Sriwattantrakul has called a meeting with the Hua Hin Municipal Office to work out solutions for the reorganisation of Hua Hin Beach. The aim is return order and cleanliness to the popular beach, as well as to systemise the standard of service and food prices on the beach. The Governor wants all concerned parties to come to a common agreement in order to carry out the measures and regulations. Mr Weera said that cleaning up the beach would be carried out by the city workers, as most beach entrepreneurs have consented to removing their stalls and understand the necessity to clear the beach.
As for the price of food, the Governor said that representatives would be called in to meet and discuss the prices for food, with signs then put in place showing the new agreed prices. Hua Hin City Chief Pornchai Thomkrajang confirmed that cleaning up Hua Hin Beach is a necessary procedure which will improve the Province’s image and provide the fullest benefit to the public, although a group of Hua Hin vendors have traveled to Bangkok to file a complaint to the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), asking the council to reconsidering the cleaning up of the beach. Mr Pornchai said violation of the regulations would not be tolerated, and that all apprehended suspects would face legal action. Vendors who wish to continue operating their businesses in the beach area must strictly abide by the new rules set by the NCPO.
Is Cha-Am Beach Next?
The signs are that the Cha-Am beach is next in line for a clean-up and the enforcement of regulations. Police officers have been visiting business premises beachfront and other Sois near to the beach considering the use of space extending beyond licensed business premises. Visitors are currently forced to walk on the often busy road with public footpaths being blocked either bIs Cha-Am Beach Next?y ‘extended’ adjacent businesses and a variety of other vendors. This has been an issue in need of action by the relevant authorities for some time.