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Prachuap Khiri Khan. The long coast to the Gulf of Thailand has many sandy beaches, the most famous one being at Hua Hin, which has been a popular resort. Prachuap Khiri Khan is city of pure gold, delectable coconuts and pineapples, delightful beaches, mountain and caves, land of spiritual beauty.

Prachuap Khiri Khan Information

Prachuap Khiri Khan is one of the central provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are Phetchaburi in the north and Chumphon in the south. To the west it borders Tanintharyi Division of Myanmar.

Prachuap Khiri Khan, or commonly referred to as simply Prachup, is a province located in the lower central region 93km south of Hua Hin, while much smaller and quieter than Hua Hin, Prachuap is actually the provincial capital of the same-named province. It connects with the South of Thailand and possesses various interesting tourist attractions such as beaches, islands, forests and mountains.

Activities

Cruising along the Pran River

The Pran River originates from the Kaeng Krachan forest, passing mountains in the west before flowing into the sea at the mouth of the Pran River. Long-tail boats ply past important local attractions such as the City Pillar Shrine and Chaomae Thapthim Shrine.

Home Stay

Ban Fang Tha Wildlife Preservation Village It is a village with agro-tourism activities. Long-tailed boats float along the Pran Buri River passing mangrove forest, protected birds and water animals. Other attractions are Aromatic Coconuts - Maphrao Namhom, pineapples, pomeloes, sapodillas, mangoes and bananas. It can be considered a mixed cultivation garden.

Diving

Diving in Prachuap Khiri Khan may not be the kingdom’s best but there is still opportunity to experience exotic coral and marine life.

Bangsapan Located in the southern part of Prachuap Khiri Khan, Bangsapan is home to a couple of islands for decent snorkeling and diving.

Ko Thalu By far, Ko Talu is the most appealing area in the vicinity for diving. The island offers divers shallow fringing reef and coral gardens with large schools of snappers, fusiliers and the occasional large ray. Besides Ko Thalu, there is also Ko Sang and Ko Lamla.

Trekking

The forest around Pa La-U Waterfall is the well known place for trekking. There are various species of birds and butterflies and some species of wild animals in the area. Spa Spa service is Hua Hin is well-known to be amongst the best in the region. If fact, one spa the Chiva Som Resort has won claims before that it is the best spa in the world. Spa service is found in abundance at the location’s local top accommodation.

Golf

Golf courses are available in nearby Hua Hin.

Nightlife

Since Prachuap Khiri Khan is a quiet laid-back place, there isn’t much in the way of nightlife. For those fancying a drink however, they go to the open-air restaurants and hotel bars in the area.

Art

To purchase art most tourists go to nearby Hua Hin.

Local Food

Local food from Pran Buri District are seasonal fruits, products from pineapples and preserved fruits. Local food from Thap Sakae District include honey baked bananas, honey baked coconuts and products from aloe vera.

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