Location is the top reason to pick the Hilton: it’s set in the heart of downtown Hua Hin, overlooking the main beach. Its environs are ideal for beach strolls, in-town shopping, and nightlife. Other perks at this 17-story tower include a courteous and professional staff; lots of activities for families (tennis, squash, table tennis, pool and a well-run kids club); and good on-site restaurants, especially the lively Hua Hin Brewing Company, which sells imported beers like Guinness, has a well-rounded selection of spirits, and features live music in the evening.