Pranburi – Pak Nam Pram
The Forest Spot
The Rock Spot
Things to do in Pranburi:
- Relaxing in your hotel or in the kite club
- Hire a motorbike and ride around the area
- Kayaks, Jetskis, Banana boat, ATV Tours, Mountain Biking
- Thai Massage
- Eat! Pak nam pran has some amazing seafood restaurants at very very good prices
- Go to the night market
25 minutes from Pranburi is Hua Hin – with plenty of nightlife for you! We organise a trip up there once a week to sample the best of Thai nightclubbing. It’ll open your eyes!!
If you’re on a more relaxed vacation just stay in Pak nam pran – there are beautiful restaurants next to the beach, occasional live bands, and lots of thai karaoke! There’s a town celebration once a month at temples or night markets. It’s a good old fashioned thai festival with food food food, a funfair, bumper cars, and plenty of balloons to throw darts at. They’re fun!!
Top 10 facts about Pranburi, Thailand
Pranburi is one of the most beautiful places in Thailand
Why? Take beautiful scenery, a great beach, amazing accommodation and the freshest seafood. Add really relaxed Thai people who are genuinely happy to meet you. It’s the Thai dream!
The beach is 7.7km long and fine sand
There are no reefs or sharp rocks around and the water is a shallow slope for a long way out.
The hotels here are mostly ’boutique’ type places
Small, friendly, family run hotels and guesthouses – and there is a massive choice. You pay more to be on the beach, less to be back a bit. But nowhere is far from the beach.
This is where the Thai rich and famous come on holiday
It’s easy to get here from Bangkok and perfect for a weekend getaway. Movies and Music videos are often filmed along the beach – that’s great to watch!
There are lots of spa massage places here
Fancy a massage? Facial scrub? It’s all here and amazing prices for quality treatment.
Pak nam pran port (5km away) provides the freshest seafood possible
The area is famous for squid, prawns and sea bass. Try steamed sea-bass with lemon and chilli. mmmm!!!
There is a night market in pak nam pran 3 times a week
Still untouched by the tourist trade, this is a real authentic Thai local market.
The best time to visit Pranburi is November to July
There are 2 distinct seasons in Thailand – dry and wet. It doesn’t rain all the time in rainy season, but quite a bit. November and December are colder – 25-30deg, and March and April are very hot – 30-40deg.
3hrs from airport or Bangkok centre
By taxi or car it’s very easy. By bus not difficult – there are busses to pranburi every hour from Southern Bus Station Bangkok, then plenty of songtows to bring you to pak nam pran.
There are plenty of things to do in the area
Kayaks, Jetskis, Banana boat, ATV Tours, Mountain Biking, Sightseeing Tours, Shopping in Hua Hin. Or just relaxing on the beach!