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Khao Lak, Thailand – A Place To Visit

People say, how much science advances, natural calamity is a thing to which we are still so much helpless as we were thousand years earlier and will remain the still helpless even after thousand years as we are now. Tsunami is in a sentence a devastating water wave caused by displacement of the sub-continental plates. In other words, you may say, the tsunami is caused due to the marine earthquake. Men can anticipate storm, depression, drought but still, science could not gift us such a technology what can presume earthquake and tsunami. But, when we work together holding hands, nature too seems to bend to our willpower and Khao Lak is its concrete example.

Khao Lak, means ‘Lak Mountain’ is a series of hill chain world famous for its scenic beauty and picturesque landscapes. All was going as what is called perfect. Suddenly, in the year 2004, on the auspicious religious Boxing Day, ‘The Asian’ tsunami has obliterated a massive part, especially the beach adjacent part of Khao Lak, Thailand. This tsunami including a massive count of economical loss took 3590 innocent lives. But, Khao Lak decided not to give up. In these last 8 years, Khao Lak, keeping their losses at as their inspiration with then, has revived with even greater glory. Some of the tsunami-devastated spots and articles are for tourists’ eyes. Khao Lak is equipped with every mean and commodity what can be searched in a tourist spot. There are 6 prominent beaches on Khao Lak which are its centre of attraction: Khao Lak Beach, Nang Thong Beach, Bang Niang beach, Khuk Khak beach, Cape Pakarang beach and Bang Sak beach.

Khao Lak beach is the most prominent and most tourist attracting (annually) beach of Thailand. Nang Thong Beach is admired by the tourists to be most peaceful and well-maintained beach of Thailand. Along with elegant landscapes, this beach is one of the favourites of the tourist for its adjoined other amenities like restaurants, shops, ATMs, resorts, fun grounds etc. With a handful of resorts, Khuk Khak beach has owned the heart of the visitors with transport agencies, bus terminus, market complex, restaurants, highway and of course, with crystal-clear sea water where Cape Pakarang beach is ready to quench the thirst of the bohemian of you with exciting rides and fun. Last but not the least; Bang Sak beach is in duo with Bang Sak Promenade to welcome you. It is the beach which has been intentionally kept at its primitive appearance with minimal sophistication to provide the visitors with the raw essence of nature.

If you are interested in flora and fauna, then the next holiday is indefinitely going to be allotted for Khao Lak. It is a bucket of rare of the rarest marine flora and fauna along with divine flower- orchid. It will be difficult to suppress your wonder when experiencing a visit with Rafflesia, with a diameter up to 1 meter, the biggest flower in the world. And lastly, to say about Thai foods… let it go.

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Best Hotels In Khao Lak

Khao Lak, a series of peaceful, picturesque villages of Thailand where chitter-chatter of birds will sing good morning to you and the sea-beach breeze will evanesce your daylong perturbs. Khao Lak has grown to a predominant tourist spot for its divinely scenic beauty and rural simplicity. Khao Lak, the meaning of this name is ‘Lak Mountain’. It is something self-explanatory about the fact that this place is a chain of hilly mountains. Based on an export-dependent economy, Khao Lak offers you more half a dozen of Golden beaches with excellent view and maintenance. Nang Thong Beach, Khuk Khak, Khao Lak Beach, Bang Sak, Bang Sak are the most prominent beaches of Khao Lak. These beaches are not only beautiful but are facilitated with all kinds of amenities like resort, restaurants, spa, activity house and what not! Let’s know more about some of the best hotels in Khao Lak.

Bangsak Village is a resort with all kinds of modern amenities like free Wi-Fi, Outdoor pool, free parking, Restaurant, Spa and wellness centre, Non-smoking rooms etc. It is some 5 minutes walk from Khao Lak beach. There are 3 types of room accommodation they are offering you.

Sensimar Khaolak Beachfront Resort is just a couple of minutes away from the beach. You will surely love this resort because of amenities like free Wi-Fi zone, Fitness centre Windsurfing, great pool area, Library. They are currently offering 6types of room accommodation.

The Leaf Oceanside is as wonderful as its name. Palm trees are there to embrace you. Besides, Fitness centre, Spa and wellness centre, free parking are available there as expected. One child below 5 years when sharing any existing bed and one child below 2 years in a child’s crib is absolutely free. There are 4types of room accommodation to pick up the most suitable for you.

Baan Krating Khao Lak Resort is here to offer you a complete peaceful ambience with a natural view and brilliant maintenance. It is merely 6 to 7 minutes walk from the sea beach. Restaurant, free parking, outdoor pool are some of the top amenities where you are getting a couple of choices in room type to choose from.

The Heaven Khao Lak offers you unforgettable holiday experience with 5 outdoor pools, restaurant, free parking, free Wi-Fi zone, fitness centre, spa and wellness centre. These amenities are extended but not limited to with online safe booking service, 126 properties in Khao Lak, reasonable rate, fluent English speaking stuff.

The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani, with 5-6 minutes walking distance from Khao Lak beach and drive of a single hour to Phuket International Airport, is constructed with Tennis court, Fitness centre, Games room, free private parking, rooms with separate balconies, DVD player, iPod docking station and free Wi-Fi. There are beautifully planned 4 different kinds of room verities to choose from.

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Khao Lak: Where Flowers Are An Aura Of Mystery

How mysterious is our world! There was a time when sunset and sunrise were a chasm of a conundrum to our saggy forefathers. Lightning, which is now a subject of photography to most of us, was a curse from the omnipotent for our ancestors. They begged to divine for mercy. Science and technology have gone to distance, we must and we DO admit. But, could science answer all the mysteries? Certainly not. The anchorpersons of science themselves admit that is the world is a sea-beach full of sand, you can grab a fistful of sand and that is the amount science could have answered till date.

If you are interested in interesting facts, you have surely used your search engine in searching “mysterious places in the world” and some top of the search results has shown you Magnetic Hill, Moncton, New Brunswick, Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand, Surtsey, Iceland, Blood Falls, Antarctica or Longyearbyen, Norway to quench your thirst but have you ever heard the name of Khao Lak on this list? Quite unknown, nah? People say, “Everything that glitters is not gold”; we say that something that may not glitter can be also gold.

Khao Lak, a series of peaceful, picturesque villages of Thailand where chitter-chatter of birds will sing good morning to you and the sea-beach breeze will evanesce your daylong perturbs. Khao Lak has grown to a predominant tourist spot for its divinely scenic beauty and rural simplicity. Being a hushed abode of thousands of rare flowers, it vividly graphitise a slice of heaven. Orchid, the blossom of heaven completes the circle. Khaolak Orchid Garden and Khaolak Butterfly Farm is the habitat of numerous Orchids. Let’s have a Q&A session. Tell me, what’s the biggest flower in the world? Ok, ok, pardon my audacity. I know you keep a deep wisdom about these things; it’s Rafflesia, with a diameter up to 1 meter. But I know one thing more, now you are wondering how fantasizing would be the moment if you could visit the flower! What are you waiting for when Khao Lak has kept everything prepared for your visit? Yes, Rafflesia, also called ‘Flesh Flower’ or ‘Meat Flower’ is available in Khao Lak rapidly. Not only one or two, in Khao lak, you can see up to 30 types of Rafflesia species there. Not only its gigantic size, but also the tactic how it emits smell of ‘rotten flesh’ to attract the insects and therefore have a hearty meal with them, is also a thing to witness awfully. Besides, there are practically thousands of forest flowers to amaze you.

So, do you want to have the first hand experience of these mysterious awe-striking flowers or want to mere read this article on your laptop lolling on sofa? The choice is yours.

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Khao Lak’s Beaches: Mesmerizing Moments

What is a sea-beach? If you search over the internet, it will amply show you numerous search results including photos, videos, description and what not! But, these are mere some highbrow literary meanings, we all know. Sea-beaches are something much more that is adjacent to our personal lives and some mesmerising memories. To some, beach is limitless fun with pals, to some; it is the canvas where the duo has signed in some fanciful agreement of love, trust and togetherness while it brings the reminiscences of the childhood trip to some other.

Khao Lak, that’s literary meaning is ‘Lak Mountain’ is a chain of villages on the heart of Thailand. No, no, no, don’t judge a book by its cover. Don’t assume it from my uttering ‘a village’ a chain of the huts with lanterns. Khao Lak can at ease compete and beat any internationally recognised visiting spots of the world with its dazzling picturesque views and adventurous tourist points. Scuba, snorkelling, wildlife and nature tour, Ton Chong Fa Waterfall, International Tsunami Museum all are here to make your holidays at Khao Lak the most memorable of your ‘tour series’. But, above all, there are a number of beaches here in Khao Lak that is the most tourist attracting charm of the spot.

  • Khao Lak Beach is the most important and central beach of Thailand where ocean blue crystal clear water and fine golden sands confidante each other and whistling breeze sings the saga of eternal love to the tourists’ ears. The shade of Palm tree and pleasant sunray- what can be in more harmony? There are a series of leaf-made tanning couches to let you relax too!
  • La on Village – Nang Thong Beach in the middle of the genuine Khao Lak and Bang Niang beaches, Nang Thong Beach is unforgettable for its divine view of sunrise and sunset in the soul of Andaman Sea. There are a number of dignified resorts and lodges to stay in beside the beach. Shopaholic? Oh my God! Which girl is not! Then it’s surely going to be a permanent stay throughout your entire holiday. Throughout the entire beach and the adjacent area, there are a pretty lavish number of food stalls to choose from according to your taste and multiple numbers of shopping stalls and who are planning for any excuse, there are multiple ATMs too.
  • Bang Niang Beach and its adjacent areas are one of the most rapidly urbanising areas of Thailand’s other dominant tourist spots in terms of restaurants, resorts, infrastructures, shopping complex and maintenance. Apart from awe striking scenic beauty and cleanliness of the beach, it is a pretty good option to stay during your lavish holidays.

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You Must Know The Facts About Khao Lak Which Other Five Doesn’t

Khao lak, means “Lak Mountain” is a series of uninvolved rural colony in a hilly region that has become one of the top tourist attracting spot of Thailand because of its divine picturesque beauty. Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park is another chunk of attraction to the visitors. Scuba Diving is one of the rarest adventurous rides that are limited to very few tourist spots of the world, fortunately Khao Lak being one of them. The natural-born undisturbed atmosphere is one more thing to attract the tourists. But do you know, such a prepossessing and benign place too has some deepest secrets which we want to whisper into your ear before other five get to know about them.

  • Tsunami, the single term which is capable of portraying a devastating ravage of nature at her most vexed mood, had hit Khao Lak in the year 2004. Significantly, the day was that year’s Boxing Day, a religious holiday.
  • Festivities to dazzle you up are organised there throughout the entire year. Entirely different from your cosmopolitan enjoyment, these out of the box festivities will seem to you a ball of fresh air in the midst of your monotonous concrete-wrapped lifestyle. Festivals like seven day annual event, Turtle release at Thai Muang Beach,Chakri, Chinese New Year, Her Majesty’s Birthday, Chinese New Year, Chulalongkorn Day, Constitution Day and much more left unmentioned.
  • Similan Islands is a group of islands, some of these which are situated on the southern part of Thailand. It is as a whole identified as a national park consisting of 11 consecutive islands. Needless to say, the spot is blessed with unmatched natural seductress elements and also full of rare marine creatures. It is one of the very few places where you can go for a full pure dive trip under the crystal clear water. Spending some hours there with pals in a tent will always stay in your bucket of rare experiences.
  • We sincerely wish you the best of your respective career and we too acknowledge that you work in red tapism throughout the year and yes, you do worth it. But aren’t you worth of walking in bare foot with a group of monks through the sea-shore? Yes, nature mother is waiting for you with her unimpeachable innocent children.
  • Khuk Khak beach is going to be one of the best beaches you have ever visited. The shade of Palm tree and pleasant sunray- what can be in more harmony? Part from crystal clear water, excellent maintenance, there are a bunch of resorts with all modern amenities. Not only fooding and lodging, these resorts are structured with activity zone, spa, recreation house and what not!
  • White Water Rafting, you may not have tried this unless you are a keen travel worm and acute adventurous person. But yes, not as a seasonal adventure, Khao Lak is offering you White Water Rafting opportunity throughout the year.