Amari Hua Hin

The 223-room beach resort is conveniently located for visits to nearby attractions like Hua Hin Vineyard and the Cicada Market. On the premises, expect plenty to keep you busy, including barista lessons at the hotel’s Coral Lounge, a 38-meter outdoor pool, plus a spa and salon. If that isn’t enough, the place is just two and a half hours from Bangkok, offering easy access to the capital’s shopping and entertainment venues. Rates start at B2,400 ($97).