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Swimming at Khao LakSwimming with turtles – image courtesy of Khao Lak Bhandari Resort & Spa

Introducing Khao Lak

The coastal region of Khao Lak is one of Thailand’s top beach destinations, offering kilometres of wide golden-sand beaches, lush jungle-covered hills, national parks and a wide choice of beachside resorts – just perfect for a lazy honeymoon.

Khao Lak elephant trek

What to do and see in Khao Lak

Relax on one of several gorgeous beaches, go diving and snorkelling in the offshore Similan Islands and Koh Surin or explore by foot or elephant the lush natural jungle of Khao Lak Lam Ru National Marine Park (photo).

The Park is bisected by streams and sparkling waterfalls such as Lam Phi Falls and Chong Fah Falls, where you can cool off with a swim in the nature-sculpted rock pools beneath the cascades.

Le Méridien Khao Lak Beach & Spa Resort


Surrounded by rice fields and plantations of rubber, palm and coconut, Khao Lak offers a choice of beachside resorts to suit all budgets, including two of Khao Lak’s most luxurious 5-star resorts: Le Meridien Khao Lak Resort (photo) and The Sarojin, which are ideal for honeymoon couples.

Best time to visit Khao Lak

Although enjoyable at any time of the year, Khao Lak is probably best from November though March, with cooling sea breezes and temperatures ranging between 24°C and 32°C. April through May is hot, with temperatures often peaking at 36°C.


Khao Lak is located on the Andaman coast of Thailand, around 70km (an hour’s drive) from Phuket airport.

Latest update about this honeymoon destination: 9 February, 2017


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