Attractions

Bay in Prachuap Khiri Khan

Ao Prachuap

The town’s crowning feature is Ao Prachuap (Prachuap Bay), a gracefully curving bay outlined by an oceanfront promenade and punctuated by dramatic headlands at both ends. The sunrise is superb and an evening stroll …
Viewpoint in Prachuap Khiri Khan

Khao Chong Krajok

At the northern end of town, Khao Chong Krajok (Mirror Gap Hill, so named for the natural hole that seemingly reflects the sky) provides a cascading view of the coastline and mountains on the Myanmar border about 15…
Mountain in Prachuap Khiri Khan

Khao Lammuak

Marking the southern end of Ao Prachuap Bay, this soaring limestone mountain features prominently in photos of the city. At its rocky summit are a Buddha footprint and fantastic views. However, because of many accid…
Buddhist Temple in Prachuap Khiri Khan

Wat Ao Noi

Leaving Ao Prachuap behind, turn north for 2.5km, passing the fishing village of Ban Ao Noi, where some of the larger boats dock and unload, to this large temple linking two bays: Ao Noi and Ao Khan Kradai. It featu…
Beach in Prachuap Khiri Khan

Ao Manao

On weekends, locals head to Ao Manao, an island-dotted bay ringed by a curving beach within Wing 5 Thai Air Force base – the only beach where locals go swimming as both the water and sand are clean. There are the us…
National Park in Prachuap Khiri Khan

Khao Ta Mong Lai Forest Park

This seldom-visited park is at the northern end of Ao Prachuap Bay. Exploration is limited to the 300m nature trail with a viewpoint of the city at the end, and the shell-covered, rocky beach. All climbing is prohib…