Cha Am has a good reputation for being a tourist destination and there are plenty of ways you and your loved ones can have a good time here. Here are some of the best options for family days out, in and around Cha Am.
Cha Am Forest Park
If you are looking for a place where you can relax, take things easy, enjoy a picnic or have some sporting fun, you will find that Cha Am Forest Park is a tremendous destination. The park opens at 6am and it is open all the way through until 7pm, so most families will find that it is open when they are looking to be entertained.
One of the most exciting things about the forest park is the fact that you get to see wild gibbons close up. These gibbons are more than accustomed to seeing humans so you will find that they often come very close to humans, which means you and your family can get in touch with nature in a very easy way.
Cha Am Beach
It is probably fair to say that Cha Am beach is the number one tourist destination in the area. This is a stunning beach with an impressive reach, so there should be a chance to find space to relax and unwind. With an array of pine trees, you will have a chance to relax and laze around in the shade but if you are looking to enjoy the rays of the sun, you will be able to do this as well. Equally, if you are looking for something more energetic, there are plenty of activities on offer at Cha Am Beach.
You are able to parasail, go windsurfing, enjoy water-skiing, jet skiing and you can even enjoy a ride on the big banana boat. If you are looking for activities on land, you can rent a bike or even a motorcycle and if you are lucky, there may be horse riding options for you to enjoy,
With beach chairs available to rent and plenty of food and drink options available on the beach, you don’t need to bring much with you to have some fun.
Cha Am markets
Sometimes the best way to explore a local culture is to shop where the locals shop. With this in mind, a trip to Cha Am markets is a great way to spend some time in the area.
The fresh market is situated close to the train station and as the name suggests, you will have the opportunity to enjoy some of the finest produce from local producers and the area itself.
If you are in the area on Wednesday night, you will find the Cha Am night market is a fantastic destination. There are plenty of goods to buy and if you are out for the night, there are beer bars which are known for being a meeting point for ex-pats.