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It may not be the most picturesque seaside town, but Cha-am does offer an authentic Thai-style beach experience. The pier is the center of this small, quiet town. Its main street, full of restaurants, bars, guesthouses, and hotels, passes by a tree-lined strip of beach. You can often see Bangkok families here—gathered at umbrella-covered tables for all-day meals, stocking up on fresh seafood and
beer from wandering vendors. Cha-am retains its sleepy charm, and those searching for peace and quiet may find their niche here.
Chumphon is regarded as the gateway to the south, because trains and buses connect to Bangkok in the north, to Surat Thani and Phuket to the...
The golden sands near the small seaside city of Hua Hin have long attracted Bangkok's rich and famous. The most renowned visitors are the King...