Information for tourists

April 1, 2016 0

Tourist information in Cha-Am is quite poor, and you have to rely on hotels and travel agencies rather than official information points. When an event is held in Cha-am, most time the posters are in […]

Money, Banks and Post office

April 1, 2016 0

The banks in Cha-am are located around the main junction. The Siam Commercial Bank and the Bangkok Bank are also on the beachfront. ATM are all over the place, just like anywhere else in Thailand. […]

Climate and Seasons

April 1, 2016 0

It is usually said that there are three seasons in Thailand: hot, very hot, and too darn hot! But seriously, there are indeed three seasons: the dry, or “cool” season, from November to February, the […]

Cha-Am beach

April 1, 2016 2

The main attraction of Cha-Am is the long and beautiful beach. You can sunbathe or stay under the shade of the big pine trees, you can go ride a jetski or just do nothing but […]

Getting around Cha-Am

March 31, 2016 2

The most pleasant way to get around in Cha-Am is to rent a bicycle or a motorbike. For short distances in town you can use a moto-taxi, or a bus to travel along Phetkasem road. […]

How to go to Cha-Am

March 31, 2016 0

Assuming you’re travelling from Bangkok, you can go to Cha-Am by train, by bus, by minivan or by car. Prices and time schedules can change frequently, so even if we try our best to give […]

Hospitals, clinics and police station

March 27, 2016 2

There is a hospital in Cha-Am, as well as several clinics and pharmacies. Other hospitals can be found in Phetchaburi and Hua Hin, especially the Bangkok Hospital which is the brand new first class hospital […]

Maps of Cha-Am

March 27, 2016 0

Cha-Am, Thailand Cha-Am is located on the sunrise side of the Gulf of Thailand, 170 km southwest of Bangkok and 25 km north of Hua Hin. Global road map The road #35 (Rama II) gets […]

Thai language for travellers

March 26, 2016 0

As a tourist visiting Thailand for the first time or occasionally, you probably won’t feel the need to learn Thai language. But it’s always fun to learn a few basic words and see the Thais’ […]

Questions about visas

March 26, 2016 2

Do I need a visa to visit Thailand? It depends on your passport. Passport holders from Western Europe, North America and Australia/NZ can enter the kingdom without any visa and stay for 30 days. Passport […]

Emergency numbers in Thailand

March 26, 2016 0

If you stay in Cha-am or in Thailand, it may be useful to write down these numbers. Numbers to know Police and general emergency call – 191 Medical emergency call – 1669 Fire – 199 […]

Questions about health and safety

March 25, 2016 0

This page is for information purpose only (please read our disclaimer). Serious matters like health and safety should be verified with the relevant authorities before you travel. Health Is there any required vaccination for visiting […]

Holidays and festivals

March 21, 2016 0

Here are the main holidays and festivals in Thailand, as they are celebrated by the majority of Thai people (we didn’t include regional festivals or minor Chinese festivals). We have organized the list month by […]

Scams and rip-offs

March 21, 2016 0

Double pricing policy In a lot of touristic places, like natural parks, amusement parks, or any place that you pay to visit, there is a double price policy: a lower price for the Thais, a […]

Dos and Don’ts in Thailand

March 20, 2016 4

You’ve probably read about the “good manners” already in your travel guide. Most of what the guides say is true: you shouldn’t point your feet towards a Buddha image, you shouldn’t touch a monk, etc. […]

1 2