Cha-Am

  • Thailand News

    Beach vendor apologises for misunderstanding over lounge chair slogan confusion

    A recent misunderstanding between a beach chair vendor and a tourist in Cha-am Beach, Phetchaburi, resulted in the vendor being suspended from work for 15 days. The tourist had rented a chair for 400 baht and asked about the duration allowed. The vendor responded with the phrase “Sit for as long as you like, even for days,” which led to…

  • Lifestyle

    Gorgeous campsite near Hua Hin and Cha-am offers a serene getaway

    If you’re looking for a serene getaway that’s surrounded by nature, look no further than the gorgeous Ban Krang campsite near Hua Hin and Cha-am. The campsite is located in the Kaeng Krachan National Park, the largest national park in Thailand covering an area of over 2,900 square kilometres. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ban Krang is the perfect destination…

  • Lifestyle

    Get ready for delicious seafood at festival in Cha-am, Thailand

    Get ready for a week filled with mouth-watering seafood, live music, and lots of fun activities as Thailand’s oceanside city of Cha-am prepares to host its annual seafood festival. From March 11 to 18, visitors can enjoy a range of delicious locally caught seafood at the event. The festival will be held from the viewpoint of the Cha-am beachfront. Whether…

  • Lifestyle

    Get your groove on at Thailand’s biggest reggae festival

    Get your groove on at Thailand’s biggest reggae festival, coming up next month in the beach town of Cha-am. The Sunset Beach Music Festival 2023 will feature some of the biggest names in the industry, Thailand’s reggae and ska fans can expect to have a blast. The festival will be held at the Baan Mai Bon Hat resort on Bang…

  • Tourism News

    TAT predicts Hua Hin Wellness Sandboxers to spend 2x average

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand, well known for its glowing predictions, says that international travellers coming for the new Hua Hin Wellness Sandbox will spend on average twice as much as other tourists coming to the country. They believe that visitors to the first Wellness Sandbox of Hua Hin and Cha-Am will attract higher-spending tourists that will spend an average…

  • Chiang Mai News

    Chiang Mai and Hua Hin can now serve alcohol in restaurants

    The booze news keeps flowing like alcohol now cam in several more tourist locations around Thailand this weekend. While nightlife and entertainment venues still officially remain shuttered, restaurants are now being allowed to serve alcohol in Cha-am, Hua Hin, and 5 key districts in Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai is the latest to ease restrictions on serving and consuming alcohol in…

  • Tourism News

    Cha-am permitted to sell alcohol in restaurants from December 1

    While tourist areas all across Thailand are fighting to be allowed to sell alcohol, Cha-am will be the next tourist pilot area to get to sell drinks. The Phetchaburi Provincial Communicable Disease Committee is preparing to test allowing restaurants and shops to sell alcohol in the tourist city until 10 pm. The trial run of the new permission will be…

  • Tourism News

    Soft tourism openings expected for Hua Hin and Cha-am in last quarter of 2021

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand expects a soft re-opening for the holiday destinations of Hua Hin and Cha-am during the last quarter of 2021. In total, deputy TAT governor Nithee Seeprae says both resort cities are only expected to receive 5% of 2019’s foreign tourist numbers. According to a Bangkok Post report, he says foreign tourists cannot stay in either…

  • Sponsored

    SO Sofitel Hua Hin opens its doors to welcome all visitors!

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  • Tourism News

    November reopening to international tourists predicts 1.5 trillion baht

    Bangkok and areas in 4 key provinces are set to reopen on November 1 and the government is predicting that will lead to 1.5 trillion baht in tourism revenue for 2022. The goal is to open without quarantine restrictions for international tourists, barring any unforeseen surge in Covid-19 infections too dire to contain. A government spokesperson said that a total…

  • Economy News

    Property market in tourism areas relying on vaccines for recovery

    Tourism destinations in Thailand are pinning their hopes on Covid-19 vaccines to revive their decimated economies, including in the real estate sector. Vichai Viratkapan from the Real Estate Information Centre says the property sector’s recovery will be driven by the rollout of vaccines, particularly in tourist destinations that have borne the brunt of the economic devastation. “Tourism destinations like Phuket,…

  • Hua Hin News

    Policeman recovering after parachute jump lands him in overhead electrical wires

    PHOTO: Thai Rath A policeman, doing parachute training in Cha-Am, remains in serious condition after a parachute jump last Friday went bad during the landing. This incident was a training exercise. A video clip shows ten trainees at the end of their jump when a slight gust threw the man off course landing him in electric cabling. He had to…

  • Transport News

    Thai farmers and residents from four provinces unhappy about proposed motorway

    About 100 affected residents and farmers, from the Phetchaburi, Samut Songkhram, Ratchaburi and Nakhon Pathom provinces, are demanding the Thai Department of Highways scrap their environmental impact statements and start again. The protests are over the 109 kilometre Nakhon Pathom to Cha-am Motorway. A seminar was held over the weekend called “The Future of Petchaburi and the Motorway to the…

  • Hua Hin News

    13 land in jail over Cha-am 2017 student murder

    Thirteen attackers aged 26 and younger have been jailed for terms of between a year and ‘life’ for the murder of 24 year old Silpakorn University student Theerapong Thitithan. Theerapong died after being stabbed in the head with a screwdriver during an attack at his friend’s dormitory in Phetchaburi’s Cha-Am district in February last year. Bangkok’s Ratchadapisek Criminal Court has…