Hua Hin and surrounding province closed to all non residents, hotels closed, masks mandatory

Bangkok, 04 April, 2020, at 14.00 Hrs. – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to provide an update on the latest orders issued by Prachuap Khiri Khan province on 3 April, 2020, to combat the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), with immediate effect until further notice.

  1. Screening measures at the points of entry and exit. Any person deemed at risk will be isolated and transferred to a designated hospital for quarantine or treatment.
  2. Strict enforcement of restrictions on gatherings.
  3. Closure of all types of hotels and similar establishments, which have permits according to the Hotel Act 2004, with the exception of hotels designated as hospitals and emergency venues. Hotels currently occupied, which are to be closed after the last guests have checked out, must report the details of all guests to the local authorities. Any guest deemed at risk will be isolated and transferred to a designated hospital for quarantine or treatment.
  4. All residents must wear surgery or cloth masks when leaving their residence.
  5. All incoming boats are banned from docking in the province, except for emergency reasons. Fishing boats must receive a permit from the local district head.

Prachuap Khiri Khan province is divided into eight districts, including one of Thailand’s major tourist destinations, Hua Hin. The province is located some 240 Kms. south of Bangkok.


User Review
4 (1 vote)
Adam Judd
Mr. Adam Judd is the Co-owner of TPN Media since December 2017. He is originally from Washington D.C., America, but has also lived in Dallas, Sarasota, and Portsmouth. His background is in retail sales, HR, and operations management, and has written about news and Thailand for many years. He has lived in Pattaya for over nine years as a full-time resident, is well known locally and been visiting the country as a regular visitor for over a decade. His full contact information, including office contact information, can be found on our Contact Us page below. Stories please e-mail About Us: Contact Us: