Cha-am and Hua Hin are beach destinations both located on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand. Cha-am is a district in Phetchaburi province, located about 160 Kilometers from Bangkok and Hua Hin is a district in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province located 295 kilometers south west of Bangkok. Only 2-3 hours drive from Bangkok by car, bus or train, you can be relaxing while strolling along the pine-fringed beach. It abounds with on land and water activities such as golf, horse-riding, windsurf, jet ski, kitesurfing, kayaking, fishing, hiking in the National Park. Located on the sunrise side of the Gulf of Thailand, Cha-am and Hua Hin boast a wide range of accommodations from a little hut on the beach to 5-star hotel while both towns keep the traditional way of living while come replete with tourist facilities, markets, souvenir shops and abounding dining options.