How to Plan an Unforgettable Family Trip to Hua Hin


When it comes to making memories with the family, choosing a destination that will be suitable for everyone on the trip is important. Hua Hin offers plent of activities and and things to do that will cater to all ages, making it an ideal spot for a family vacation. Let’s jump it and have a look at how you can plan your trip to Hua Hin to make sure everybody has a good time.

The Best Time to Visit

The time of year you visit can make a big difference to your plans. Our recommendation for the best months to visit is from November to February when the weather is cooler with little to no rainfall. During this time, you can participate in various local festivals, like the Hua Hin Jazz Festival, which adds a cultural touch to your getaway. If you are visiting outside of these months you should be prepare for indoor activities in case of rain.


Selecting the right place to stay is important for your experience in Hua Hin especially, when you are bringing the kids. The Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin stands out as a premier Hua Hin family resort. With rooms ranging from standard options to 3-bedroom KidSuites® that include separate play spaces, you’ll find a comfortable fit for your family’s needs. The resort boasts amenities such as Bryde’s Kids Club and the Vana Nava Water Jungle, ensuring children (and the parents!) are entertained throughout their stay.

Planning Activities for All Ages

Hua Hin offers loads of activities suitable for everyone. You can spend a day at the beach enjoying water sports like jet-skiing and paddleboarding. Alternatively, explore local attractions such as the bustling night markets, historic temples, and scenic parks. Within the resort, families can enjoy the Vana Nava Games Room, equipped with the latest games consoles and table games like table football and air hockey.

Dining Options

The variety of dining choices can break a break a holiday for some, but you don’t need to worry here as Hua Hin is home to numerous child-friendly eateries offering both local and international cuisines. At the Holiday Inn Vana Nava Hua Hin, you can start your day with a hearty buffet breakfast at Plamong, enjoy light snacks at Thalay Cafe, or relax with a cocktail at the rooftop bar, Vana Nava Sky. Outside of the resort you can find a great array of places to eat and drink, from quiet coffee shops to fresh seafood restaurants and even the more familiar fast food chains.

Packing Essentials for a Family Trip

Packing wisely ensures your trip runs smoothly, but don’t worry if you forget something as there are plenty of shops to pick up what you forgot. Essentials include sunscreen, hats, and lightweight clothing for the tropical climate. Don’t forget swimwear for the waterpark and beach. You can also bring a small first aid kit which can address any minor health issues that may arise.

Tips for a Smooth Travel Experience

Traveling with children can be challenging, but with the right preparation, it can also be enjoyable. Consider transportation options such as rental cars or pre-arranged transfers to make commuting hassle-free. If you have the budget, consider a car and driver which in Hua Hin will be cheaper than you think. You can keep your young ones entertained during travel with books, games, or tablets. Don’t forget to keep everyone hydrated and comfortable by taking regular breaks during long journeys.

Hua Hin offers a really good blend of relaxation and adventure, its often and overlooked destination for many but trust us when we say you will be in for a fantastic time.

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