HAT YAI , which is central business district of Songkhla Province, is major commercial shops and tourism hub of the south. Hat Yai have many pubs & bars and shopping areas like Kimyong Market, Central Department Store, Lee Garden Plaza, Odean Shopping Center and lots of street markets.
Hat Yai is the major transportation hubs of southern Thailand to connect your trip because Hat Yai city is between Bangkok, Thailand (12 hours drive) and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (6 hours drive). Many backpackers stop at Hat Yai then go to next popular destinations; Koh Lipe – Satun Province, Koh Samui – Surat Thani Province, Koh Phi Phi – Krabi Province, Phuket Province, Langkawi Island – Kedah State, Penang State, etc. It’s various transportation such as ;
We prefer walk to get around Hat Yai but if you tired, you can rent our bicycle 30 Thai Baht per day. Go far away should take Public Buses, Minibus (Song-Taew) or Tuk-Tuk. You don’t know!!! Please ask our help desk at Hatyai Backpackers Hostel as well.
Things to Do in Hat Yai After got your bed, don’t loss time. Would you like to go ; shopping at Kimyong Market, breath at Hatyai Municipal Park, seeing as bird’s eye view at Hat Yai Cable Car, splash at Ton Nga Chang Waterfall, sight seeing old Thai culture at Klong Hae Floating Market, watching Bull Fighting, chilling at Samilar Beach or Songkhla Lake, etc.
Hat Yai have varieties culture in city as Thai, Thai – Chinese and Thai – Melayu that make various foods. You don’t missed Fried Chicken Hatyai Style (Kai-Tod-Hat-Yai) with Sticky Rices, Chinese Herbs Pork Soup (Bah-Kut-Teh) in Dim-Sum Restuarant and Grilled Chicken with Red Sauce (Kai-Yang-Kho-Lae).
Hatyai Backpackers Hostel is the best hangout area, pubs & bars around us as Post Laserdisc Pub, The West Side Saloon Pub, Co Art Pub, Irish Pub, etc.
A lots things to do in Hat Yai, you can ask our staff what you want to do in Hat Yai.