|Location||About 750 kilometers from the Capital City|
|Accessibility||Through Bangkok, Phuket and Krabi|
|Accommodation||Wide Variety, Easily available|
|Best Time To Visit||November to March|
Khao Lak has been a beach of reclusive nature. And this has went in it's favor, for the beauty of it's charming beach remain unspoilt.
It provides complete comfort to the visitors' eyes, for it has splendid views, both on shore and underwater. The beach is seemingly unending stretch of beautiful sand, with a backdrop of rich vegetation.
The place is ideal for activities like sun-drenching and jogging. Lying idle on the comfortable chairs with eyes closed and hearing the whispers of the waves would be definitely a nice way of passing quality time. The beach is good for divers and snorekellers. It also offers necessary modern facilities like bars, restaurants and internet cafes.
Khao Lak is neighbored by some fabulous tourist hotspots. These are mentioned below:
Khao Lak Lamru National Marine Park
Covered by pristine tropical evergreen forest, the Park is the home of several interesting features. It also has several beautiful waterfalls, which serve as nice picnic sites to the visitors. The Park also has a small coastal habitat.
Hat Thai Muang National Park
The 52nd Park of Thailand is covered with rainforests and mangrove forests. The Park also has a little coastal beach fringed by beach forest. Variety of vegetation enables the Park to provide home to variety of animal and bird species.
These islands are known for their exquisite natural beauty, specially magnificent coral garden under water. Included by the Skin Diving magazine in the list of ten loveliest places on the planet, the islands are home of numerous species of fish. The islands are also loved by divers.
Phang Nga Bay
Breathtaking limestone cliffs peeking out of sea water have made Phang Nga coast famous. Beautiful coastline is assisted by mysterious caves and charming lagoons. Also known for diving, Phang Nga Bay is a place one should not miss.
|Cool||November to March|
|Hottest||April to May|
|Rainy||June to September|
|Best Time to Visit||November to March|
How To Reach
Khao Lak is best accessible to international tourists via Bangkok. Various means of reaching Khao Lak from the capital are given below:
Reach Phuket or Krabi by air. Then take road route to Khao Lak.
Trains operate till Surat Thani. Then you have to take a local bus or hire a vehicle to reach Kho Lak.
Buses run from Phuket or Krabi central bus station. From Bangkok, buses leave from Southern Bus Terminal. One can also hire a vehicle for reaching Khao Lak.
For journeying within Khao Lak, the easiest way to travel is by car or motorbike. Songathews (taxi-trucks) can also be used. For reaching nearby islands, one can take longtail boats.
Budget, mid-range and luxury accommodation is easily available. Hotels, resorts and villas cater to the need of the tourists.
» Food shops and restaurants abound in the area
» Variety of cuisines, ranging from local dishes to international cuisine
» Nice seafood can be savoured on beaches