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Cha-am, Phetchaburi, Thailand

Home - Journeys - Holiday Thailand 2017 - Cha-am, Phetchaburi, Thailand

The beach.

The beach.

The boulevard in the evening.

The boulevard in the evening.

Coordinates: 12°47'59"N 99°58'1"E

Cha-am is a small town, about 175 km south of Bangkok, and about 30 km north of Hua Hin.

Cha-am actually consists of two parts, the village of Cha-am itself which is located about two kilometers from the coast, and Cha-am Beach, which is on the coast.
We are talking about Cha-am Beach.

Cha-am Beach is made up of a boulevard, a few kilometers long, which begins at the harbor, and then continues to the south. Behind, inland, is a second road, little streets connecting the boulevard and the second road.
Cha-am Beach is truly a Thai beach resort and it is busy mainly at the weekend, there are many visitors from Bangkok.
Along the boulevard and in the little streets there are many restaurants and eateries. Nightlife like in Pattaya, don't expect that here.

Cha-am is easy to reach. From Bangkok by bus or train, it takes two to three hours traveling. By car it takes two hours on good highways.

We were here on Wednesday, November 1, 2107, on Thursday, November 2, 2107, on Friday, November 3, 2107, on Saturday, November 4, 2107 and on Sunday, November 5, 2107..

Written on: 2018-11-21


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