Places to Visit in Hat Yai, Thailand, Asia
Hat Yai is the major industrial city South Thailand and the largest city in Songkhla Province. Hat Yai is the largest metropolitan in South Thailand and Songkhla is the capital of Songkhla Province and covers a total area of 21.24 Sq Kms. Hat Yai is home for the oldest and the largest university of South Thailand, Prince of Songkla University and there are other several universities in hat Yai and it is the business hub in South Thailand.
Hat Yai is surrounded by Bang Klam, Na Mom, Khlong Hoi Khong, Chana, Rattaphum, Khuan Niang, Songkhla and Sadao and it is located at the distance of 935 Kms from the capital of Thailand, Bangkok and coordinates of Hat Yai is 7.0167° N, 100.4667° E
Tourism in Hat Yai:
Hat Yai is located at the southern part of Thailand and it is one of the major tourist destinations for the populace from Malaysia and Singapore. Hat Yai is famed for its wide range of food joints and shopping malls and there are various sites to visit in Hat Yai city and it is visited by thousands of tourists throughout the year.
Food and Culture of Hat Yai:
Most of the tourists visit Hat Yai to taste wide range of delicious cuisines and seafood of Hat Yai renowned all over Thailand and tourists can select from the cuisines like pork knuckle, Currywurst, Americana, cappuccini, lattes, smoothies, pork or prawn omelet’s and the neighboring counties and tourists mostly visit from Malaysia and Singapore for shopping and for the entertainment.
Places to visit in Hat Yai:
Hat Yai Municipal Park:
This park is located at the distance of 8 Kms from the Hat Yai and it is famed for gorgeous flowering plants which are bounded by pond and aquarium, and food stalls.
Ton Nga Chang Waterfall:
This waterfall is located at the distance of 22 Kms from Hat Yai, in Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary and this is one of the stunning waterfalls of the south Thailand.
Other Places to visit in Hat Yai:
- Hat Yai Ice Dome
- Hat Yai Cable Car
- Wat Hat Yai Nai
- Klong Hae Floating Market
Things to do in Hat Yai:
- Chinese New Year
- Songkran Festival
- Loi Krathong
- Hat Yai Midnight Songkran
Best Time to Visit Hat Yai:
Hat Yai can be visited throughout the year but the best time to visit Hat Yai is from November to March.
How to Reach Hat Yai?
Hat Yai International Airport is located at the distance of 15 Kms from the Hat Yai city and it is the major airport in South Part of the Thailand which connects to cities like Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Don Mueang, Chiang Mai and Suvarnabhumi.
Hat Yai is served by Hat Yai Railway Station and it is an International Station which is connected with all the major cities in South Thailand and to the neighboring countries as well.
Hat Yai is connected through Asian Highway 2 and 18 and it has the major bus terminal in South Thailand which is connected to all the cities and towns in South Thailand and other local transport in Hat Yai is mini bus, tuk-tuk, minivan and motorcycle.
Where to Stay in Hat Yai?
Hat Yai is famed tourist destinations for Malaysia and Singapore populace and there are many hotels, resorts and motels in the city which cost from $ 8 to $ 100 and above per night. Some of the main hotels in Hat Yai are listed below:
- New Season Hotel
- Centara Hotel Hat Yai
- Hatyai Central Hotel
- Hatyai Holiday Hotel
- Diamond Plaza Hotel
- Golden Crown Plaza Hotel
- Hadyai Golden Crown Hotel
- De Poem Loft Boutique Residence
- Buri Sriphu Boutique Hotel
- Tanaphat Hatyai Hotel