Photo: Lazy chairs on Cha-am's beach.

Things to see and do

Fishing Village
Northern end of Cha-am

To reach it, head north on Ruamchit Road and it will eventually turn to dirt and pass through a line of Thai shops, fishmongers, and associated restaurants. The road tees at the harbour -- to the right is the beach and Shylae Seafood and a couple of other restaurants. To the left, the road continues around the harbour past the docks, more restaurants, and a narrow bridge leads to the other side. ... Read more about Fishing Village .

Phrarachanivet Mrigadayavan
9km from Cha-am

Head south on Petchakasem Road and look for the signs. It's about nine kilometres from Cha-am, on the left. It's a complex of golden teak houses on stilts with louvered windows and a maze of walkways connecting them. The airy rooms were designed to beat the heat in the days before air-con, and the raised walkways enabled the royals and their guests to get around without getting their tootsies wet ... Read more about Phrarachanivet Mrigadayavan .



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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Cha-am? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.


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