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Planning your holiday in Khao Lak ? Come to KhaoLakAdvisor first. Get inside information about the Khao Lak area by residents who made this place their home . Our free destination guides gives you helpful traveler suggestions and photos to guide you.


Khao Lak is an beautiful beachfront village 80 kilometers north of Phuket. The community is famous for its warm, sandy beaches with in the background mountains covered with green lush jungle. Khao Lak is the name for a 20 kilometer stretch of beaches : Khao Lak beach, Nangthong beach, Bang Niang beach, Khuk Khak beach, Pakarang beach, Pak Weeb beach and Bangsak beach.


Khao Lak is named after the national park (Khao Lak-Lam Ru). The park was declared a national park in August 1991. It occupies a vast area of 150 Khao Lak is becoming increasingly popular, mainly with European visitors. It's easy to reach, quite and, as yet, not overdeveloped. It is something like Phuket's past 20 years. You can walk northward along the sand for many kilometers, almost as far as Bang Sak beach.

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Monks at Khao Lak beach
 The Beautiful World of Khao Lak
Looking for a unique holiday experience ?

Khao Lak is the perfect destination for lovers of beaches, nature and a laid back atmosphere.
With over 20 kilometers of beaches Khao Lak is one of Thailand's most beautiful destinations. You can walk for hours over the warm sand. The beaches change along the way. From rocky islands in front of the Nangthong beach to coral beaches at Cape Pakarang and white beaches at Pak Weeb. If you put your back to the sea , you can see mountains covered with green jungle. Khao Lak beaches are free of beach chairs and commercial activities. Jet skies are not allowed , you only will see some fisherman trying to catch some fish, like his grandfather did 50 years ago.

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Similan Dive CenterKhao Lak: Gateway to nature and adventure!

Either you like you like to relax at the pool and beach or like a taste of nature and adventure: Khao Lak is catering every bodies holiday wishes. Like to dive or snorkel. Khao Lak is the shortest way to the Similan islands, world renowned for his underwater beauty. You can either go on a day trip or take a liveaboard and visit the best dive sites in the Andaman Sea.


Cheow lan Lake

Khao Sok is just an hour drive from Khao Lak. Voted as one of the top ten National parks in the world by Lonely Planet, Khao Sok is a place of incredible beauty. You can either go for a day trip with elephant trekking and rafting or for nature lovers there are overnight Kayak Expeditions to Cheow Lan Lake which take you deep into the jungle and give you the opportunity to see wild elephants, beers ,buffalo all in one of the worlds most beautiful sceneries.

You can also rent a motorbike or car and explore Khao lak area on yourself. There are plenty of waterfalls and walks through the jungle. Visit on your way Old Takuapa, in this old tin mining town you get the feeling time stood still , there are many buildings in the Sino-Portugese architecture style and has a laid back feeling.

khao lak beach sunset

Khao Lak resortsKhao Lak accommodations
The accommodations of Khao Lak are stretched along the different beaches.

You can find an an accommodation for every budget and holiday wishes. From dormitory style rooms at the main road, small family managed resorts to award winning luxury five star beach resorts.

All the websites of Khao Lak Resorts on one page >>

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KhaoLakAdivisor wants to promote the Khao Lak and Photographers ! We offer the opportunity to post your photos on our website. Photos of sunsets, beach , nature are more than welcome! Your photos will be tagged with your name, location and description of the photo.
If you are interested and want to join us please contact us.
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KhaoLakAdvisor wishes you a nice holiday


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"20 kilometers of scenic beauty"

Great beaches at Khao Lak

Photographers dream


Complet list of all the resorts in Khao Lak


Khao lak resorts

Cheow Lan Lake
  Experience Nature up close with kayak expedition on Cheow Lan Lake....
Khao Lak golfing
  Play Golf at one of the most beautiful seaside courses in Thailand.

Liveaboards Andaman Sea

Khao Lak is the gateway for Andaman Sea diving

Vegetarian Festival

Don't miss this festival

of worship and rituals.


Camping on the Similan Islands

Khao Lak Advisor Enjoy your holiday at Khao Lak




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Similan Islands
Koh Bon
Richelieu Rock
Boonsung wreck
Liveaboard 2 D / 1 N
Liveaboard 4 D/ 4 N
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Koh Sok
Cheow Lan Lake
Phang Nga Bay
Takuapa Explorer
Temples of Phang Nga
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