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You're Going to Love Khao Lak

Khao Lak is only 20 miles away from the busy urban area of Phuket and feels like a completely different world. This coastal region attracts tourists with its several resorts, beaches and quiet atmosphere.

Your stay in Khao Lak is the perfect opportunity to try diving and surfing or to go hiking in the nearby jungle. You will also have fun exploring the cities of Bang La on, Bang Niang and Khuk Khak, with their markets, bars and restaurants.

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There are two yearly monsoons in the Khao Lak area. The first one lasts from April to October and the second one from November to March. It is best to visit Khao Lak during the dry season.

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Where to Stay in Khao Lak

The Khao Lak Emerald Beach Resort & Spa is perfect if you want a modern resort. If you prefer to be in the Bang Niang area, the Amsterdam Resort is an excellent choice.

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Shopping Streets

The best places to shop for clothes and accessories are the stores at the Nangthong Park Plaza Khaolak Center and the Tailor Shop in Khao Lak. If you want to shop for souvenirs, visit the markets in Bang Niang and Khuk Khak.

Groceries and Other

The market in Khuk Khak is a great place to shop for fresh food. You can also buy some groceries at one of the 7-11 locations you will find throughout Khao Lak. Expect to pay THB$35 for a loaf of bread and THB$50 for a dozen of eggs.

Where to Eat in Khao Lak

If you are in the Bang La On area, try O'Rendez-Vous for a unique mixture of Thai and French cuisine. Ingfah in Bang Niang has a great selection of traditional Thai food and the Phen Restaurant in Khuk Khak is the ideal place to try seafood. Most restaurants will cost between THB$90 and THB$150. A seafood place should cost THB$250 and upscale restaurants will charge THB$300 or more for a meal.