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Khao Lak

Overview

  • Flight Time: 12 Hours
  • Time Zone: UTC +7:00
  • Best Time to Travel: November - April

Khao Lak is a small town one hour north of Phuket. It offers a more tranquil and relaxed holiday experience to the much busier resorts on Phuket. In recent years the resort has grown and now boasts a wide range of hotels, shops, bars and restaurants to enjoy. The town has a traditional and relaxed charm and offers a great environment to unwind.

Nestled between the balmy Andaman Sea and the raw beauty of Khao Lak National Park, the tranquil village of Khao Lak with just a sprinkling of hotels, restaurants and shops offers peace and serenity. Regeneration in the area has seen a host of deluxe resorts, boutique hotels and traditional bungalows built sympathetically to retain its untouched charm and laid back spirit. With a picture postcard landscape of enchanting waterfalls and mysterious temple caves combined with shimmering shores and natural wildlife, it is an idyllic hideaway where you can unwind in stunning surroundings.

A gateway to some of the top dive areas in southern Thailand with visitors drawn by the enchanting Similan and Surin Islands. With colourful coral gardens and an underwater world teeming with anemones in a kaleidoscope of reds, yellows and blues, you are also likely to encounter white tip sharks, rays, snappers, barracudas and turtles in the shimmering water that lap the glittering shores.

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Resorts & Hotels of Khao Lak VIEW ALL

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  • Khao Lak

    Khaolak Merlin

    A rainforest retreat set amidst 15 acres of tropical gardens with waterfalls and small chalet-style buildings, with direct access to a palm-fringed unspoilt beach

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  • Moracea by Khao Lak Resort
    Khao Lak

    Moracea by Khao Lak Resort

    The Resort itself spawns from an elevated position on the lower part of Khaolak hill and gently slope onto the 400 meters long beachfront. You can take an evening stroll along the golden beach.

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  • JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort
    Khao Lak

    JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort

    Khaolak in Phang Nga province near Phuket is a hidden paradise of sun,sea and sand,as well as lush tropical greenery,granite mountains and stunning waterfalls. Located just over 1 hours drive from Phuket Airport and Southeast Asia's longest swimming pool.

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About Thailand


Thailand is a very popular destination and it is easy to see why. There is so much to do and see that it would be impossible to cover everything of interest in one trip

Thailand is a country well known for its stunning scenery and the chance to enjoy great activities such as walking, diving and see the vibrant wildlife that the country has to offer. Thailand offers the holidaymaker a wonderful array of sandy beaches, where you can unwind during the day and enjoy vibrant parties by night. The first thing that you will notice is the warmth of the welcome that you will receive from the Thai people - it is known as the land of smiles and it is easy to see why.

  • Travel Guide

    • There's not really a low season in Thailand but July and October tend to be the more wetter months.
    • The hottest months in Thailand are February to April, but other months are still warm.
    • Temperatures range between 28 and 35 degrees Celsius throughout most of the year.
  • Getting There

    • Thailand's main international airport is Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok.
    • Elsewhere in Thailand international flights also land at Phuket, Ko Samui and Chiang Mai.
    • Thailand is busiest between November and March, when temperatures are more comfortable.
  • We Recommend

    • Visit the elegant Grand Palace and the revered Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
    • Travel to Krabi Province for white and golden beaches at Ao Nang, Ko Lanta and other islands.
    • This beautiful country offers endless options to suit travellers of all backgrounds.
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Khao Lak Multi Centre Holidays VIEW ALL

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  • Bangkok & Pattaya City by the Sea Break
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    Bangkok & Pattaya City by the Sea Break

    Get lost in the hustle and bustle of the magnification city Bangkok and marvel at their gleaming temples or catch a tuk tuk along the bustling Chinatown. Then travel to Pattaya with its beautiful brown-red sandy beaches and wild nightlife scene.

    2 holiday destinations

    9 nights

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  • Bangkok, Phuket & Khao Lak Thailand Cocktail
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    Bangkok, Phuket & Khao Lak Thailand Cocktail

    Explore the hustle and bustle of Bangkok and ride a tuk tuk to their world famous temples. Then travel to the remarkable Phuket and take a dip in their pristine seas. fianlly travel to Khao Lak which owns Thailand's most picturesque beaches

    3 holiday destinations

    12 nights

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  • Thailand City & Island Treasures Break
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    Thailand City & Island Treasures Break

    Bangkok is a vibrant city that bursts with life at any time of the day. Marvel at their gleaming temples or catch a tuk tuk along the bustling Chinatown. Then escape to the beaches of Koh Samui and Khao Lak which own Thailand's most picturesque beaches

    3 holiday destinations

    12 nights

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