Map of Cha am, Thailand

Near the southern border of Petchaburi Province, Cha-am has changed from a beach for locals to an international resort town. Cha-am is often mentioned in the same breath as Hua Hin, yet Cha-am is distinctive.

Resorts in the area range from modest guest houses to sprawling 5 star resorts such as the Dusit Polo Club. getting there

Cha-am is accessible by bus, rail, car and air (Hua Hin Airport).

Rail service from Hualampong takes 3-4 hours.

Bus service from the Southern Bus Station near the Taksin Sky Train Station. About 3 hours via VIP (24 seat) bus.

Phetkasem Highway (route 4) gets you to Cha-am in about 2 hours by car.