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Top Floor 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Sea-Facing Apartment with huge pool at Seacraze

Nong Kae, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand
  • Apartment753 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms0
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay5 - 7 nights

2 bedroom Apartment in Khao Takiab Village, Hua Hin, Thailand - 300 metres from the Beach, local Restaurants, and Buses into the Centre of bustling Hua Hin

The Seacraze Hua Hin is a recently built high quality condominium resort in an excellent location close to Khao Takiab beach, golf course, 10 local restaurants, bars and public transport. Comprising of 4 buildings with lifts, positioned around a magnificent 60m swimming pool, it also features a gymnasium, soft playroom for children, air-conditioned lounge with free Wi-Fi, and 24 hour security. A reception office is staffed from 8am to 8pm to assist with information, service and maintenance needs.

The Seacraze is located on the Southern border of Hua Hin in the quieter, less developed district of Khao Takiab, just 7kms from the centre of this bustling seaside town, easily reached by local bus or taxi.

The immediate local area has a good choice of restaurants serving delicious freshly cooked Thai and European food at very reasonable prices. Most are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The road to the beach is directly opposite the apartment and is just a gentle 5 minute walk. Getting to Hua Hin is easy. Songtaews (known as the ‘Green Baht buses’) are the cheapest method to take at only 10-15 THB each way. The bus terminus is at then of the road (5 mins walk). They run from 6am to 9pm and leave every 10 minutes stopping at Cicada Market, the two main shopping malls, and finally at the famous night market. You can press the buzzer anytime and they stop for you. Hua Hin is a dining and shoppers paradise, the vibrant city centre is full of interesting local craft, food and clothes, or for those preferring shopping malls there is the 4 storey Market Village or the brand new American owned Blueport Mall and Cinema complex adjacent to the Intercontinental hotel. Both have a vast choice of restaurants, as well as International coffee shops, currency exchange and banks.

The Seacraze lobby has seating and FREE WiFi from 8am to 8pm and this can also be enjoyed by the poolside if positioned close to the office. The apartment itself has a WiFi hub which takes a tourist internet data SIM card supporting up to 10 devices. SIM cards or credit top up is available from market village or 7-11 stores. The apartment has an iPod/iPhone4 30w speaker docking station, TV, DVD player and a selection of English DVD's.

The small but fully matted gym is available to guests from 6am and has running machines, cycles, a multi-purpose resistance machine, benches, barbells and dumbells.

For general everyday food and essentials, there are 2 x 7-11 stores and 2 × Family Mart stores all within a few minutes walk.

All bed linen and towels are provided. They are usually freshly laundered and sealed. Please indicate if you wish the beds to be made up for your arrival.

Owner

John and Michele Lawson

Member Since 2013
Premier Partner
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Response time:
within a few days
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Mar 19, 2018
About John and Michele Lawson

Married for 25 years with two children we have travelled extensively for pleasure and business. Hua Hin has been our annual holiday destination for more than 10 years.

John and Michele Lawson purchased this Apartment in 2012

Why John and Michele Lawson chose Nong Kae

We fell in love with Hua Hin on our first visit and knew immediately that it was a place we would come back to regularly. It has so much to offer for a holiday and is often referred to by tourist guides as the seaside resort of Bangkok, despite it being 3 hours drive. This amazing town offers a vibrant downtown night scene, great beaches, interesting night markets, the warm-hearted Thai people, the amazing low-priced food, the wonderful massages for 250 THB, but overall it's the blend of east meets west that Hua Hin delivers so well. If you want more than just a beach or pool holiday, Hua Hin is an excellent choice.

What makes this Apartment unique

We decided to buy in Khao Takiab, at the southern end of Hua Hin because we saw the area improving year on year, but mainly because it is the quieter part of town and enjoys the most natural and uncrowded beach. At that time, we had no idea how many good restaurants there were in Takiab itself. We selected The Seacraze condo for its fabulous pool, and great location close to the beach, restaurants, and green buses.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Kids Welcome
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
        • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 double bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size bed, matching wardrobes and drawers, TV, and a safe. Bedroom 2 has two twin beds and a double wardrobe and dresser. Quality cotton linen and ample towels are provided.

        Bathrooms

        • 0 Bathrooms
        • Shower room 1
          shower
        • Shower room 2
          shower
        • Both bathrooms feature mirrored walls, large shower, inset wash hand basin and wc. Individually adjusted water heaters in each.

        Location Type

          • Beach
          • Near The Ocean

            Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Holiday Resort
              • Romantic
              • Spa

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                        Small fitness room with running machines, cross trainer, and free weights.
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                        Wi-Fi is free in the Seacraze office. Additionally a Wi-Fi hub is available in the apartment. A 6GB (or higher) tourist internet SIM (purchased locally) can be inserted to support multiple devices.
                      • Elevator
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                        The living area opens onto a sunny south facing balcony with panoramic views of the Khao Takiab area, and sea beyond. The lounge has a comfortable modern sofa, glass coffee table, TV, & DVD player. The dining area has a glass top dining table & 4 chairs.
                      • Parking
                        Ample underground private secure parking is available
                      • Towels Provided
                        There is no washing machine in the apartment however there is a coin-operated self-service launderette in the street and 2 full service drop and collect laundry shops.
                      • Free Wifi

                        Kitchen

                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Freezer
                          • Kitchen
                            The kitchen is open plan situated off the lounge and features a large fridge/freezer, hob, microwave, kettle, and toaster. Plates, cutlery, pots and pans are provided.
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                            Dining

                              • Dining
                                Dining table and 4 chairs
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 4 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Books
                                    Some books are available in the apartment
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Music Library
                                    Some CDs are available in the apartment
                                  • Stereo
                                    iPod / iPhone 4 speaker station
                                  • Television
                                  • Video Library

                                    Outside

                                      • Balcony
                                        The balcony is south facing with a sea view
                                      • Golf
                                        Hua Hin is Thailand's golfing capital with many world class courses just a few minutes from the apartment. The new SEA PINES Golf Course is Oceanside, a links course, the newest in the area and literally at the end of Moobaan Huadon, just a 5-minute drive from the condo. The course abuts the beach providing stunning views, and has a reputable restaurant. BANYAN golf course is quite stunning and just 15 minutes from the apartment. BLACK MOUNTAIN is considered one of the finest courses in Asia with spectacular views and is just 30 minutes from the apartment. Other nearby courses include ROYAL HUA HIN, PALM HILLS, SPRINGFIELD, MAJESTIC CREEK and IMPERIAL LAKE VIEW.

                                        Suitability

                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • limited accessibility
                                            Whilst there is lift access from the car park to the apartment, there is a small flight of about 10 stairs from the 1st floor to the pool level.

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                              • Heated Pool

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Massage

                                                    Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                      • jet skiing
                                                      • swimming

                                                        Notes

                                                          • Notes on accommodation: The condo has been decorated and furnished in a European/Asian style. A feature of this particular condo is the 7th floor balcony offering panoramic views towards the sea, with seating for 4. A perfect spot for reading, or enjoying a nightime drink whilst soaking up the ambiance of Takiab. The Seacraze features one of the largest Swimming Pools in Hua Hin and benefits from an advance filtration system delivering crystal clear water at the perfect temperature. With the main pool being 60 meters long, it is ideal for keen lap swimmers. There is a shallow area of the pool for younger children, and this is well placed next to the children’s soft play area. The pool has poolside and semi-sunken loungers and is nicely shaded later in the day for reading and unwinding. Outside: How to get there: Airport: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport: 240 km TAXI - Hua Hin is easily reached by taxi from Bangkok airport. It is advisable to book with a Hua Hin taxi company e.g. huahintaxiairport.com and they will meet you at the airport holding a sign with your name. The journey is approximately 2.5 to 3 hours and taxis will stop at a half way service station for toilet and refreshments. The pre-booked taxi fare is 2,000 Baht each way (£45). COACH - a new luxury 24 seat coach bus service (www.airporthuahinbus.com) operates 6 time per day from the airport to central Hua Hin. This is very cost effective if traveling alone or as a couple. Meeting location: At “HuaHin” counter on Level 1 at Gate no. 8 Fare: THB 274 - 305/person. Drop-off point: Hua Hin Bus Station, then a taxi from there to the apartment is 150 THB. HIRE CAR - the major car rental companies are at Bangkok airport, along with local Thai firms Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and high quality cotton bed linen is provided and the beds can be made up as required if you are scheduled to arrive late. A mid-stay housekeeping/cleaning is available for 600 Thai Baht. Other: There is a library of about 30 UK DVD's and some books. A safe is available for your valuables. WIFI available in the lobby and in the apartment.

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            10 Reviews

                                                            Excellent4.7/5

                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            We will return

                                                            John L.

                                                            Nice apartment with an amazing swimming pool. Quiet location but close to two beaches and a number of restaurants. Easy to get into Hua Hin on the Baht Bus (Somtel). Very friendly and helpful owner.

                                                            Great apartment, helpful hosts.

                                                            James K.

                                                            Stayed here for 12 nights with our kids - ideal for what we wanted. A nice apartment with decent sized rooms (king and twin beds) and a good view out to the sea. Excellent location - close to the beach, plenty of restaurants (but avoid Airspace opposite) and 5 minute walk to the bus into town. A real plus is the huge pool in the complex which was never crowded. Good communication with John via email and easy access to the apartment on arrival. Thoroughly recommended.

                                                            Very good.

                                                            kathleen m.

                                                            Best equipped place we've stayed. Good location-near restaurants and beach. Staff were very helpful.

                                                            Will make positive comments on VRBO. Will recommend you to others.

                                                            LaGrappa restaurant downtown was excellent!.

                                                            The other restaurant we really liked was about 2 blocks down-old Thai lady and her waitress spoke quite good English.

                                                            Thank you!

                                                            Thank you.

                                                            Modern apartment with a fabulous pool

                                                            Linda S.

                                                            My friend and I wanted somewhere to chill out for a couple of weeks before touring Vietnam and Laos. This proved to be the perfect choice. The apartment has two good sized bedrooms and two bathrooms (so no fighting over rooms!) and great views of the sea. The Seacraze pool is just amazing - the largest we have ever seen - and we've seen a few. The Seacraze apartments are very well run and easy to stay in - good lifts and this apartment is particularly well located on the top floor with outward looking views. Also quiet.

                                                            We got very fond of a couple of the restaurants just across the road. Very friendly and with delicious Thai food. But if you crave bright lights it is very easy to catch a taxi into Hua Hin and the delights of the night market. And the nearest beach turns out to be really quite unspoilt, but with sun beds and one very good restaurant in particular.

                                                            We would certainly stay there again.

                                                            Great apartment

                                                            Anne M.aberdeen

                                                            Great apartment, lovely pool, right across from convenience store and easy transport in to Hua Hin

                                                            Excellent!!

                                                            Paul MLondon

                                                            Hi, having previously stayed slightly out of town near Hua Hin on our last visit we were looking for somewhere more central and near the beaches, restaurants etc. but still having peaceful, luxury accommodation... we couldn't have made a better choice. The apartment is beautiful with a lovely relaxing swimming pool. The beach which in my opinion is better than the main Hua Hin beach is only a 5-10 min walk away with great places to eat - seafood etc, 7/11. a stones throw from the apartment. Recommended and would definitely return.

                                                            Location

                                                            Nong Kae, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand

                                                            Coast/Beach: The Seacraze condo is literally 5 minutes walk from Khao Takiab beach, considered the quietest and best bay in the Hua Hin area. The beach is lined with small restaurants offering Thai and European food. Each restaurant has sunbeds to attract customers, they are either free or carry a nominal charge if you eat or drink. So you have a beautiful beach, sunbed, sunshade, great food, waiter service drinks - what more could you want! Jet-ski, horse-riding, & market sellers complete the package. Travel: Hua Hin is 240 Km from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) which takes just under 3 hours in a taxi and costs 2,000 Baht each way. We can arrange or recommend firms to you. Whilst car hire is easy from BKK, those unfamiliar with the route are advised to hire in Hua Hin. A car is not necessary for simply getting to and from Hua Hin but is recommended is you wish to travel to neighbouring area or attractions. Local taxi's are everywhere and not expensive. Distances: Seacraze is just 7 kms south of the centre of this bustling seaside town. Getting to Hua Hin is easy. Songtaews (or ‘Baht buses’) are the cheapest method to take, costing 10 baht to and from central Hua Hin. These Green ‘buses’ leaves every 10 mins from the Police Station just 3 minutes walk from The Seacraze. They drop you in the middle of the famous night market, or at Market Village for indoor shopping and eating. Tuk-Tuks (bike taxis) ply the route for around 100-200 Baht (£4.00) each way. Further Details: Hua Hin is a favourite year-round beach resort for both Thai and foreign visitors situated just 3 hours drive from Bangkok airport. It is the only beach holiday destination in Thailand where a second internal flight is not needed. Hua Hin has retained its traditional charm without the wild nightlife found in other resorts, yet it has developed all the modern facilities required by visitors with an excellent choice of luxury hotels, and a staggering choice of restaurants. Hua Hin's climate is perfect, with lots of sunny days and comparatively low rainfall. The more energetic can enjoy golf, elephant & horse riding, water sports, quad bikes or mountain biking or a day at the waterpark. There are 2 water parks to choose from, the newest being very close to the apartment and is said to be one of the largest in Asia. Less active pursuits include the buzzing night markets offering a wealth of fashion items and Thai crafts, a visit to the National Park, a relaxing spa treatment, or a wander round the many temples. All visitors must experience the bustling night market in Hua Hin, and the Cicada craft market (weekends only). A modern shopping mall called Market Village (with Tesco Lotus) offers everything for the shopaholic and those missing the Western comforts like Macdonalds, PizzaHut, and Starbucks. There are two Family Mart shops (7-11 type) within a hundred yards of The Seacraze, providing everything for your day to day needs. Car and motorcycle rental is readily available, together with banking and currency exchange.

                                                            Rates & Availability

                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            Cleaning Fee
                                                            $42
                                                            Damage Deposit
                                                            $422

                                                            Booking Notes: Weekly - full payment with booking. Monthly - 50% deposit with booking and balance 6 weeks prior to arrival. For longer periods please contact the owner. The rental includes the cost of laundering of towels, bed linens, duvets etc. at the end of your stay. If an additional cleaning and laundry service is required during your stay this will cost an additional 1000 Thai Baht, please mention this if required when you ask for a quote. Any excessive Cleaning required upon exit will be deducted from your deposit. Payment is accepted by bank transfer, cheque, or payp Changeover Day: Departure time from condo 12 noon and arrival time 15:00 onwards. There are showers and toilets by the pool if you need to stay for a later flight. The office will keep your cases secure. An electricity reading will take place upon departure. Notes on prices: Longer stay discounts available. Electricity and water cost is excluded in the rental price and usage is deducted from the deposit. A damage deposit of 15,000 Baht (£300) is taken with the booking (payable 2 weeks prior to arrival) and is refunded immediately the property has been checked. Bookings of less than 1 week during high season are at the owners discretion.

                                                            $55avg/night
                                                            10 Reviews
                                                            Excellent 4.7/5
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