Hospitals in Hua Hin:
Hua Hin Hospital
Hua Hin Hospital is the largest public hospital in the city. Here you can seek help for any medical problem, and you will be provided with professional help. Though there is a whole floor specially reserved for the Thai royal family, Hua Hin Hospital mainly serves the local Thai population, so treatment is available at affordable prices. However, you may face some language difficulties, as most of the staff do not speak English.
Medical services: 24-hour Emergency Room, General Surgery, Cardiology, Orthopedics and Neurology. The treatment here is good, and at affordable prices. Many clinic doctors have their own private practices, where one can sseen, but it will cost more.
The hospital is located on Petchakasem Road between Soi 10 and Soi 12, about 5 minutes north of the center of the city (near the Hua Hin Police Station)
Telephone Number: 032 523 000.
San Paulo Hospital
San Paulo Hospital, a private clinic, is located between Soi 84 and Soi 86, on Petchakaem Road. It was founded in 1997. This is the first private hospital in Hua Hin. The prices are more expensive than Hua-Hin Hospital, but cheaper than Bangkok Hospital… Those who have an insurance policy can apply, but you should be prepared to pay in advance (depending on your policy outlined by your provider, and how quickly they are able to respond).
Unlike Hua Hin Hospital , most of the staff speak English, so it will be easier to communicate the reason why you’re there. It’s more expensive than Hua Hin Hospital, but cheaper than Bangkok Hospital (around 600 baht charge for the initial and subsequent visits). An overnight stay in the hospital for treament will cost from around 4000 baht per day.
The hospital provides a wide range of medical services; 24-hour Emerengency Room, General Medical Care, Pediatrics, Physiotherapy, Plastic Surgery, Neurology, Radiology, an Intensive Care Unit and a Dental Clinic.
Telephone: 032 532 576.
Bangkok Hospital is a private hospital, and is a private hospital in Hua Hin. It is part of the well-known association, Thailand Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS), which includes 13 Hospitals at the national level. Bangkok Hospital in Hua Hin is accredited by the prestigious American organization, Joint Commission International (JCI), and has earned the reputation as the best medical institution in the city.
All the doctors have been trained in Bangkok, and are professionals at what they do. The prices are quite high, starting with consultation costs from 400 baht, even if there is no treatment. All the staff speak English very well, and there are translators available.
Medical services include: 24-Hour Emergency Room and ambulance teams, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Dental Clinic, Cardiology, Male and Female health, Rehabilitation, and prenatal care.
The clinic offers special offers and packages, especially for medical examinations (complete physical examination, including blood tests, x-rays, etc.).
In rare cases, when treatment can not be performed locally, the patient can be delivered to Bangkok (there is even a helicopter pad on the roof!).
Telephone: 032 616 800 (or 1719 in emergency situations).
Petcharat is a private hospital. Located in the province of Petchaburi, and has a well-deserved reputation as one of the best clinics in the region. It has a 24-hour emergency service and the various clinics offer health checks and programs, prices starting around 2500 baht for the basic package.
The hospital is located about 65 km north of Hua Hin along the main road Petchakasem.
Telephone: 032 417 070.
Thai massage in Hua Hin
Getting a Thai massage is an obligatory part of the experience for a proper relaxing holiday in the land of eternal summer. Want to find a massage parlor in Hua Hin? No problem! If you want to relax right on the beach, you can have a traditional Thai massage in the vicinity of the Intercontinental. There is also a massage parlor on the beach of Khao Takiab…. In the city center on Soy 90, near the shopping center Market Village, there is a building, the first floor of which is has many massage parlors, so you won’t have to worry about waiting in line. On the beach and in the street salons massage costs 250 – 700 baht, depending on the type and duration of massage. One session lasts one hour, but you can always arrange express massage (30 minutes) or vice versa to extend the procedure. Suggestions are of the same type everywhere and include:
- Foot Massage
- Thai Massage
- Massage with Oil Rubbing (Oil massage)
- Head Massage
- Massage with Herbal compress (Thai herbal massage)
The 5-star hotels have their own massage parlor and spa, but at higher prices than others you’ll find around town, but it will not be a problem to pick up a professional masseur and a cozy salon where you can relax and improve your body and soul.
Dental and Optometry:
In Hua Hin, there are a large number of private dental and optometry clinics, so you will not have to worry if you need dental treatment, or have problems with your eyes.