THE TOURNAMENT: EA HUA HIN OPEN CHALLENGER
Date: From 31/10 to 06/11
Money prize: $ 125,000
Surface: Hard Outdoor
Tournament Location: True Arena Hua Hin – 52 / 52 Phetkasem, Hua Hin, Prachuabkhirikhan, 77110, Thailand.
How to get: As Hua Hin is situated only some 200km from the bustling metropolis of Bangkok, getting here is easy and the town can be reached using a variety of transport methods that are both affordable and quick (for example by bus 3,5 hours trip, train 5 hrs, minivan 2,5 hrs and so on).
Previous Winners: 2015 Yuichi Sugita
Top Seeded Players: Florian Mayer (Ger) – Dudi Sela (Isr) – John Millman (Aus) – Yen Hsun Lu (Tpe) – Taro Daniel (Jpn) – Evgeny Donskoy (Rus) – Yoshito Nishioka (Jpn) – Go Soeda (Jpn) – Heyon Chung (Kor) – Stefan Kozlov (Usa).
TOP THREE THINGS TO SEE IN HUA-HIN:
- Hua Hin Beach
- Huay Mongkol Temple
- Chopsticks Hill (Khao Takiab)
BEST PLACES TO STAY:
- The Restro. Superb *** accomodation rated 9 on Booking. Great location at just 200mt from sandy beach and 5 km from city centre. A superior king room costs 55€ with breakfast, free wi-fi and free parking included.
Asira Boutique Hua Hin. Fabulous **** boutique hotel located in city centre and at 700 from HuaHin Fishing Pier. Rated 8.8 on Booking, this offers deluxe rooms with private garden at just 60€ per night breakfast included. Very good the on-site restaurant.
- Devasom Hua Hin Resort. Luxury ***** resort situated on a private white beach include an award winner infinity pool. Price for a deluxe sea view suite of 50 mq2 is 104€ with breakfast included. Rated 9.1 on Booking offers free wi-fi and parking to customers.