Cha Am – a small, little popular among our tourists town in 25 km from Hua Hin. Its main advantage is a long relief beach with fairly developed infrastructure in several places. Very near with the sea and the beach passes brisk highway. Coast from the road separates the protective layer – a series of luxurious casuarines. Thereby Cha Ama beach is somewhat reminiscent of the coastal area of Pattaya and Bang Saena. Swimming here is problematic, but to relax, take a walk, have fun – completely.
The content of the article
- 1 Description of the beach
- 2 Entry into the water, depth and waves
- 3 Sun beds and shade
- 4 Beach Photos
- 5 Shops and attractions on the beach
- 6 Houses and hotels on the beach
- 7 How to get to the beach
- 8 Cha Am Beach on the map
City Beach Cha Am (Sity beach Cha Am) looks like The city beach of Hua Hin, in details, is very different from it. it long (tens of kilometers, as long as the eye is enough) is quite wide (20-30 m) strip of coarse yellow sand with stones and shells. Seashells – broken, pebbles come across sharp, so that barefoot is not take a walk.
Cha Ama Beach is not as monotonous as in the nearby (25 km) Hua Hin and more picturesque. First, it stretches along the glorious, lively in the city of the route Ruamjit Alley, which is densely strewn with benches with services, shops and cafes.
Secondly, it is trimmed with a strip of evergreen sprawling casuarines. (Fans of palm trees will be surprised: there are almost none on the beach.) Actually, under the casuarinas there is a small town for holidaymakers: umbrellas, sun beds, tables. In the shade there is enough free space where you can (for free) crouch, but do not lie down: untidy.
Thirdly, the beach in small Cha Ame is central. entertainment. Therefore, here you can find all imaginable fun in rent: inflatable boats, bananas, boats, kites and even air sofas that ply the bay, clinging to the small boats. You can ride on a pleasure horse or let the wind bright airplane with “remote control” – on the rope.
The most inexpensive and, perhaps, exotic service – rental car cameras. They are piled up on sand and serve inflatable circles – mostly children.
Evenings and weekends are crowded on the beach. Thais are much more than pale faces. They come in pairs, companies, families, most often with babies. Due to this, the edge of the water resembles kindergarten for a walk. But there is enough space for everyone: the beach is spacious. AT weekdays it looks deserted.
Entry, depth and waves
Judging by the relief of the beach, the ebbs and flows here are sharp, fierce. The sea has long been washing away the shore. Track, grove and beach the infrastructure is at some elevation and for loyalty still fortified – where a pile of stones, where sandbags.
The water is quite clear and calm and muddy, as in Hua Hin, when the wind and the waves. The bottom is sandy, sloping, almost no slope, so which is 30-40 meters ahead – water to the adult ankle-deep. Nicely wander, or bathe babies, or launch airplanes.
At low tide the sea is carried away without looking back, and the beach looks like this: huge wasteland with small (hot) lakes, where you can lie and dream.
You can probably swim only on the Cha Ama beach, just sailing meters one hundred from the coast by boat or boat. In general, it is “fermenting”, and not “bathing”.
Sun beds and shade
Before stripping Thai beaches in the summer of 2014, all that was relies: sun beds (40 baht / one), umbrellas and plastic tables. Now, it is likely that only the shadow of the spreading trees, which is also, in general, not bad.
With food – no problem, portable and stationary. Can to intercept the kebab, sliced fruit, grilled squid from peddlers food. You can eat more densely in the cafe (Thai dishes), including on the highway nearby. At the main entrance to the city beach, where a number of macachos, an assortment of particularly variegated.
Shops and attractions on the beach
On Ruamjit Alley, which stretches along the coast, there is not only shops and cafes, but also bike rentals. Central exit to the beach is equipped with a ready-made food market and beach souvenir tents trifles. Party places, like on the beaches of Koh Samui or Phangan, on coast of Cha Ama can not be found.
Splitter, as on the coastal boulevard of Pattaya – even more so. Himself the town is rather deaf, provincial, tourist compared to Hua Hin is not enough. Lovers of spicy pepper life and the beach and the city seem boring; for people who are tired, families with children, introverts – a pleasant quiet haven.
There are no big supermarkets, but you can buy them in the central a market that runs from 6 to 10 in the morning.
Houses and hotels on the beach
The coastal zone Cha Ama on the other side of the highway Ruamjit Alley tightly built up. Dozens of hotels, from simple (400 baht / night) to fashionable (4 and even 5 stars). Townhouses and houses for rent – too much.
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How to get to the beach
In Cha Am, you need to get to Ruamjit Beach Alley. On Alley derive dozens of lanes. From it, the coastal area is perfectly visible. Life on the beach is in full swing in two or three places. And between them – deserted a strip of sand framed by thick greens.
Cha Am Beach on the map
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