Hua Hin is regarded a top golfing destination
. The area has six fine golf courses that are all within a 30-minute drive from the town center. All are in very good condition and boast beautiful locations that will cater to every level of golfers.
Black Mountain Golf Club
is a brand new golf course in Hua Hin. The course maintains many of the natural elements and creates a challenging atmosphere to top golfers around the globe. It is also playable and enjoyable to the average player with its wonderful playing surface amidst a natural setting.
Palm Hill Resort and Country Club
is only 10 kilometers north of Hua Hin, this 18-hole golf course is laid out on a large field that is separated by tall palm trees. Palm Hill Resort and Country Club is very popular for its beauty and its perfect location between Hua Hin and Cha Am. Also the lakes and tricky burrows make this club strikingly elegant and challenging to all players.
Royal Hua Hin Golf Club
is the oldest golf club in the country. It opened in 1924 with an area that covers 180 acres of land. The golf club is located at the base of the Khao Hin Lek Fai Hill, across the Hua Hin Railway Station. The views of hills, temples and the sea are rather picturesque. The scenery has impressed both local and international golfers for decades and is regarded as one of the finest courses in Hua Hin.
Springfield Royal Country Club
, a Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole golf course that is challenging to players of all standards, has a splendid layout and is combined with great views of lakes, streams and the sea. The area is covered by a series of hillocks and small trees that maintains a relaxing and enjoyable golf destination.
Imperial Lake View Golf Club
is located 25 kilometers from Hua Hin town, the Imperial Lake View Golf Club is considered the most beautiful course in the area since it is placed among farms and large pineapple plantations. The 18-hole championship golf course has an enormous lake that splits the course in two. With its mature trees the landscape makes the course a balanced test for all level golfers.
Majestic Creek Country Club
is the longest golf course in the area, with a length of 7000 yards. Rated as a 5-star international country club, the Majestic Creek Country Club has lakes and a maze of streams that feature many challenging shots. This fine golf course is set behind the lush green hills of western Hua Hin.
A great way to see the city and its surrounding nature is to rent a bike and tour around Hua Hin. Take on trails and courses with the local cycling club, Hua Cha Hash Pedalers, and explore some amazing sceneries in jungles and on mountains. Ban Chang Siam is located inside Wat Petchrawut (Petchrawut Temple) and offers elephant rides and baby elephant shows. The entrance fee, including the show and an hour of trekking on an elephant's back, is 800 Baht for adults and 600 Baht for children.