See the world through rose-tinted glasses and ignite your passion right here in Hua Hin. Thailand is an ever-growing tourism destination and inspires a true sense of freedom, offering a wealth of options to enjoy a romantic getaway in the tropics. Whether relaxing on the beach, embarking on a spiritual adventure, or experiencing the seclusion of the jungle, there is definitely something for every couple. As a picturesque, postcard-perfect destination, Thailand boasts all the checks on the must-have list for a romantic getaway spot, from sunset dinners on the beach and relaxing spa treatments to adventuring over limestone boulders and exploring secluded coves. So whether you are a holidaymaker or a local resident in the sleepy town of Hua Hin and you’re planning your next romantic weekend or date night, here is a list of the top romantic things to do in this resort town.
1. AN INDULGENT SPA EXPERIENCE
What screams romance more than a relaxing couple’s spa treatment by the sea? The award-winning Barai Spa at the Hyatt Regency in Hua Hin offers unsurpassed luxury and combines romance and wellness to create the perfect spa experience. With an amazing selection of spa treatments, designer treatment rooms with a private outdoor soaking pool and a rain shower, and excellent service, the Barai Spa is bound to leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
2. A NIGHT BENEATH THE STARS
Food lovers can enj oy a romantic evening beneath the stars as they dine on the shores of Hua Hin Beach. The local Thai cuisine is phenomenal and sure to get those taste buds racing while the sound of the water lapping against the sand adds to the romantic ambiance. Centara Beach Resort and Villas offers a great setting to do just that and is centrally located in Hua Hin’s downtown area.
3. COCKTAILS AND JAZZ
After an action-packed day exploring Hua Hin, there’s nothing better than sipping on signature cocktails as the sun sets and the sounds of the resident DJ at Azure provide a romantic setting for you and your significant other. Couples can enjoy a delicious beach BBQ as well as international cuisine and live cooking stations beneath the velvet night sky. Every Friday night, the I ntercontinental’s beachside resta urant, A zure, offers a memorable experien ce along with a cool fire pit and a saxophonist accompanying the DJ.
4. ROMANTIC SUNRISE HIKES
Set your alarms, pack a flask of coffee, a nd beat the sunrise up Hin Lek Fai’s challenging hill one morning. The winding road to the top of the hill is steep but short and certainly worth it when you reach the viewpoints. Couples will be greeted by the resident monkeys and breathtaking views of the sunrise along the Gulf of Thailand as well as over the glittering resort town. There are multiple viewpoints from different angles, providing a soft pink glow of the scenic vistas.
5. WINE AND DINE AT A VINEYARD
When visiting Thailand, we think of gorgeous coastlines, turquoise waters, lush tropical forests, and delicious cuisine. The last thing we would expect is a vineyard. Tucked away in the countryside, north of downtown Hua Hin is Monsoon Valley Vineyards, where couples can enjoy wine tasting and dining while admiring the sublime natural beauty of the farm from the restaurant’s terrace. There are return transfers from town, vineyard tours, mountain biking options, and wine safaris for all couples to enjoy.
6. TAKE A KITEBOARDING LESSON
Tick an awesome experience off your b ucket list when you and your partner sign up for thrilling kiteboarding lessons in Hua Hin. KBA School offers three-day lessons that will get you up on your board and gliding along the shore in no time. It doesn’t matter if neither of you has tried kiteboarding before because the beauty of this activity is experiencing it together. Check out the different times of the year that are best for beginners and make sure to get down to the beach and book your lesson.
7. ADVENTURE INTO A CAVE
The impressive Phraya Nakhon Cave is nestled within Sam Roi Yot National Park and is one of the most mysterious sites in Thailand. Couples can hire a motorbike and enjoy a scenic drive along the coast t o the entrance of the park or take a songtaew. There are two hikes if you don’t opt to take the water taxi and both are a bit of a challenge, but once you make it to the entrance of the cave, the result is worth the sweat and the natural beauty is overwhelming.
8. GET MARRIED ON THE BEACH
Probably one of the most romantic things to do along the Gulf coast of Thailand is to tie the knot. Thailand has long been known as a luxury wedding destination and boasts impressive beachfront resorts with amazing venues, groomed gardens, and award-winning spas and villas. From sheer opulence to boho chic, there are many different spots to cater to your wedding style and make the wedding of your dreams come true