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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Jaidee Resort Hua Hin
Travel Blogs from Hua Hin
... walk under the belly of the elephant three times in the same direction then return to the front and bow, it’s an act of wishing for luck. I tried it, you can never have too much luck eh? The locals did seem a little confused though when I was walking underneath there.
There was more to do at the grounds than just see the statue, we walked down some steps and found that there were waterfalls and a river where people were feeding ...
... also asking some questions considering we had been driving for about five minutes at "Thai tuk-tuk speed" and we had been told it was a five minute walk. We continued to weave through the traffic like a shiny flashing pinball until we swerved through a night market with people stepping aside to make just enough room for us to continue to make headway. The tuk-tuk driver must have had a special permit to drive through the market because there was only ...
... chance to people watch in the Thai culture. A few things that I happened to notice were that they all seem to be addicted to 'snuff' here, like the Vicks vapour rub that they constantly shove up their nose or distribute on to both of their temples (not the praying kind!) and lady boy's still come on holiday with their families! You can always tell when a Thai person is approaching you, even when you can't see them because you can hear them; shuffling their feet as they walk - almost ...
... An hour and half or so later and I was at the beach in Hua Hin. Noticing a few grey-haired farang milling about as I scouted for digs, I was quickly getting a feel for the place. On a previous visit to this coast, I'd been advised by a Hens - a dutchy - that Hua Hin was very "touristic"; excellent choice of word young Hens!
A quick change at the guesthouse and I headed for the beach. White sand and blue sea...first impressions ...
... of the beachgoers disappeared faster than a rat up a drainpipe. We toughed it out for a while, but then the rain got heavier so we took shelter under a nearby tree. After a while we decided to go to the restaurant and have something to eat. After this the rain had gone and we were able to take our place again, this time on an almost deserted beach. The squall had brought in a fresh bunch of shells and the girls were keen to investigate what had turned up. They ...