Khao Lak offers a beautiful stretch of beach and secluded bays, perfect for those seeking a quieter alternative to Phuket.

Khao Lak is a coastal area made up of a stretch of approximately 20km of beaches, residing alongside the Andaman Sea and surrounded by mountain peaks.

The area delivers a sense of peace and tranquillity that differentiates it from many other areas in Thailand.

Mountains and natural, unspoiled scenery and parks can be found throughout Khao Lak, as well as beautiful clear waters and luscious jungle area – a destination with secluded resorts and blissful un-crowded beaches, perfect for an escape from city life.

The sea Khao Lak rests on is home to some of the most famous dive sites in the world, with many boat trips available to the Similan Islands for incredible underwater sighting experiences. Accommodation in Khao Lak ranges from basic guesthouses to multi-award winning boutique beach resorts.

The region is also famous as the home to five spectacular rainforest parks, three 18-hole golf courses and Phang Nga Bay, which is renowned for its dramatic limestone islands and captivating sea cave canoe journeys.

Bask in the sun on the glorious sandy beach and cool off with a swim in the sparkling turquoise sea. Those looking for a little more adventure can discover the local wildlife with an elephant trek or hiking trip. On your holiday to Khao Lak, you can do as little or as much as you chose.

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  • Time zone: +7 GMT
  • Flight time: 11-15 hours
  • Recommended airlines: Thai Airways, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways
  • Currency: Thai baht
  • Tipping guideline: Tipping is not customary in Thailand, but small tips for good service are appreciated.
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of altitude illness when travelling to destinations of 2,500m or higher. There is a risk of dengue. There is a risk of Zika virus. There is a low risk of malaria in the rural, forested borders of Thailand with Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. There is a very low risk of malaria in the remaining areas of Thailand. There is no risk of yellow fever in Thailand, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Population: 71,885,799
  • National languages: Thai, English
  • Electricity and plugs: Type A, B, C, F, & O, 220 V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage with several mobile service providers available.
  • UK passport visa requirements: You don't need a visa for Thailand if you have a British passport - for a maximum of 30 days

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