- 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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