If you are planning to slow down and relax with your family or loved ones then this is the place for you. The local community has thrived to maintain Khao Lak as a family destination. Nightlife is not that prominent but still exists as there are decent and cozy bars at Khao Lak beach, Bang Niang beach, Etc. Night market at Bang Niang is a must visit to experience local food, handicrafts, music and festivity.
Best way to reach Khao Lak is by road from Phuket International airport (HKT) or Krabi International airport (KBV), It's aproxx two hours drive from both airports. Khao Lak can also be accessed by sea from Phuket on speed boats.
As major attractions are at far distance from each other so the most convenient way to travel around is by a car or van, It's advised to book in advance to save time as being less commercialized the frequency of transportation is scarce. Once you are at your place of stay then its good to explore nearby area by foot.
Police Boat 813, Lampi Waterfall, Khao Lak Lam Ru National Park, Chong Fah Waterfall, Takua Pa & Old Town, Coconut beach are some places of Interest apart from the natural landscape and pictureque view points
Phuket International Airport (HKT)
UTC/GMT +7 hours
Relax and slow down admist the natural wonders pampered by authentic thai massage, scuba diving is a famous activity in the region as Similan Islands and Surin Islands are close to this coast.
Local food and handicrafts made from natural resources are the unqiue shopping options
Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, authentic Thai cuisines and desserts are available everywhere in restaurants and local markets in the entire region
Being an Interior region it is much safer than cities as locals are generous and supportive with visitors