Khao Lak Beach
is on the Andaman Sea just 80 Kilometers North from Phuket International
Airport. It locates on Km 56-57 heading to Takuapa town.
There are many beaches all the way from Phuket to Takuapa such
as Thai Muang Beach, Bangnieng Beach, Khao Lak Beach and Bangsak
Beach. But Khao Lak beach is the most popular beach for many tourists
because the beach is clean and long with golden sand where most
of the resorts are located.
Khao Lak Beach is well known
for tourists who love to stay in a remotely area because the beach
is very quiet and no bars or entertainment close to the beach.
Tourists can also get to Similan and Surin Islands by chartered
boats leave from Thap Lamu Pier in Thai Muang District (30 minutes
from Khao Lak beach) and take about 3 hours to reach the islands.
By Air from Bangkok : A flight into Phuket International
Airport, followed by a road trip of a further 80 kms to Takuapa
town. Most hotels and resorts there have an airport transfer service.
By Bus from Bangkok : take a bus from the Southern Bus
Terminal to Takuapa heading Phuket but don't forget to tell the
bus to get off at Khao Lak which is on Km 56-57 heading to Phuket.
By Car from Phuket : use route 402, pass the parallel
spans of Sarasin and Thao Thepkrasatri Bridges. You are now in
Phangnga province and heading to Koak Kloy town and Thai Muang
and then Takuapa. Khao Lak beach is on Km 56-57 heading to Takuapa
By Car from Takuapa : Heading South to Phuket town about
50 kms from Takuapa to get to Khao Lak Beach.