Chiva-Som Resort is a luxurious Hua Hin hotel which offers guests a spa retreat set in seven acres of tropical gardens in a spectacular location on the beachfront of the Gulf of Thailand. Chiva-Som Resort is an award-winning Hua Hin hotel, winning accolades primarily for its extensive spa facilities. The hotel's 70 treatment rooms offer the services of a wide variety of specialists. There is a flotation pool, a sauna, steam facilities, a Jacuzzi and an indoor swimming pool which complements a large outdoor swimming pool which is surrounded by palm trees. Accommodation is in 58 guest rooms, with widespread use of wood in decor which melds contemporary Western and Thai influences. The hotel offers guests the option of changing the types of linen and pillows in their rooms. Rooms are air conditioned, with marble bathrooms, satellite televisions and ceiling fans. There are scent burners in each room. The hotel's Ocean Rooms have balconies with views over the pool, beach and the Gulf of Thailand beyond, while guests can choose to stay in a Thai Pavilion, designed in a traditional style, or in one of a variety of deluxe suites, all of which offer butler service to guests throughout their stay. The hotel's spa cuisine is award-winning. NOTE: Chiva-Som Resort does not allow children under 16 as guests.