Cha-Am district is founded in 1897 in the name of Na Yang. In 1914, the district centre was moved to Ban Nong Chok (now Tha Yang) and it was renamed to Nong Chok district. After the Second World War, the government moved its office space to Tambon Cha Am and the district was also changed to Cha Am.

Cha-Am’s main attraction is long sandy beautiful beaches with the grey-blue water & calm space and a range of luxurious seaside resorts. The beaches are sorrow and attractive with casuarinas trees stretching for miles along the two sides. During public holidays and weekends, it gets busy with a lot of people soaking up the sun or enjoying the fine sand and beaches. Besides, Cha-Am features numerous attractions too see as the fishing pier, ancient temples and markets. Some popular temples includes Wat Neran Chararam, Rat Charoen Tham, Nong Chaeng, Nong Ta Phot, Cha-Am Khiri, Huai Sai Tai, Sai Noi, Khao Nang Phanthurat, etc. Maruekatayawan Palace is also another famous site which is an excellent example of a raised-floor wooden palace and Cha-am Forest Park as well as Kaeng Krachan National Park is spot interested by a lot of tourists. In addition, tourists coming Cha-Am can join in numerous exciting activities as biking, visit the market with various kinds of seafood, water sports, etc, which surely make your holiday wonderful than ever!

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