The new Central Festival mall, is a good visit to see how Hatyai has progressed in terms of premium shopping and offers free car parking as of now, There are several Thai temples to visit with differing architecture to offer different feels.
The main parks have attractions that cater to everyone and nearby Songkhla has a long beach front for a relaxing and scenic holiday.
Basically a district full of wholesale store/stall & LOTS of cheap n unique food. Not suitable for those who like to shop branded item, since its more toward imitate item.
But u'll enjoy all the cheap unique n halal food there, as well as number of place for sightseeing
Is convenience for shopping and massage . night life is wonderful there's Pub and Disco . Good food on the street but be careful some are very expensive .
Very safe to go out in the night as well .
mostly is market, like morning market and night market. there are few night market surrounding, and quiet a lots of street stall to look see look see.
and there are a lots of foot massage shop around that area. its cheap and worth to try. one things is hat yai is not suitable for baby or young children. there are totally not pram friendly at all.
value for money on hotels and shopping especially... very easy to get around anywhere as well... stay in lee garden and you are close to everything.
Good for a short trip for northern state of Malaysia. But this is not recommended for long holiday period as crowd people and long queue as custom.
Enjoyed my routine in Hat Yai, get up early enough to beat the heat, breakfast, few meetings for work, then great walking through all the markets.
Hatyai is very safe and sound when walking in the night ,the people are friendly and nice . good to shop and eat ,there's a lot of delicious food
So much to eat in hat yai. Try the famous beef noodle soup near Lee gardens. Pork knuckle at payang restaurant, and the chilli ham at 7 eleven.
Hat Yai is a small city which content with shopping and relaxation. If you're looking for cheap trip for shopping, yes this place is all about.
Foods doesn't impress of truly thai foods.
try the local street food but not around the lee garden. dont just follow the guide written for tourist, listen to the local's opinions.
Actually i am Local here, Hatyai but now i didnt stay there. The best thing there is eating. There are many restaurant for you to eat.
it is dilicious. At night there are also many place to eat and listen band.
Every thing is perfect, for dining and shopping is a most attraction,most hotel is nearby for shopping and restaurant easy to excess.
is good to travel back again to this city.
A place for food culinar, a Lot of tradisional food you should try, especially manggo glutinous rice, ITS a must eat food at Hatyai.
Hatyai is a booming city with tourism as its main business. Shopping and dining is always satisfying and prices are very reasonable.
If it is your first visit to Hatyai, you must visit nearby seaside town of Songkla. Also, do not forget to have a session of Thai ancient massage for relaxation.
hat yai is the 3rd biggest city in thialand and its close to malaysia, about 31/2 hours from penang or 6 hours from kuala lumpur.
good place to expereince thai if you are travelling form malaysia
if you love massage and cool cafes! ofcourse thailand is always impress with their flavourful food! u wouldn't want to miss it!
A short getaway destination for Malaysian and Singaporean tourists. I come here for good massage and shopping for Thai goods.
I like hatyai almost 1 year i will plan go with frend ,the people are frendly massage is good and the food is was very nice.
It's a great place for a short holiday. The food is great and the people are so friendly. This city has so much to offer.
From beautiful temples to parks to beaches and super yummy pork knuckle.
Is it a place for you to shop, but most of the product was import from China, so be aware of counterfeit and MGO food.
Nice place to visit. Markets to shop where you can get cheap stuff like nuts, dried food Nd even bird nest drinks.
I like to go to central festival shopping centre as its a nice big shopping centre and has a Cineplex as well.
Very boring at night time after dinner cause we plan to see "Tiger Show" due to some reason, cannot manage to see.
Just drink beer at hotel lobby.
A beautiful place for "reasonable priced" shopping. Very good food, especially if you like savoury tasting food.
Things are getting to be more expensive here than in Malaysia. ;-) Finding PARKING is a nightmare in Hat Yai, try not to go during Public Holidays.
Good place to shop for leather & other imitation goods. Need to have good bargaining skills to ensure a good buy
biggest city of southern thailand. many delicious food able to find at here and happening nightlife here too
Normally living in BKK and Samui, Hatyai is different because of vicinity of Malaysia.I like the"other"scene.
FOOD AND CULTURE DIFFERENT FROM OUR COUNTRY, BUT NOW HADYAI FOOD AND SHOPPING ISN'T AS CHEAP AS THOSE DAYS.
. NOW EVERTHING IN HADYAI IS QUIET EXPENSIVE COMPARE TO MALAYSIA.
Not much development. Almost the same over the years but a good place to find massage/relaxation and food.