Khao Takiab Hill (aka Monkey Mountain) is located just 4km south of the city center by the sea. It well known for its fisherman’s market and the top of the hill offers scenic views on the beach and the city.
There is a small temple Wat Khao Takiap well known for the thousands of monkeys that have found a home there. Be careful of your belongings when
approached by monkeys. There been numerous cases of lost sunglasses and mobile phones.
Nearby is Khao Takiab beach with small bars and restaurants, as well as watersports equipment rental.