Thanks to its top-notch location in southern Thailand, Khao Lak packs a dreamlike experience that’s filled with awe-inspiring landscapes and tourist attractions that are a must-see for any traveler. As a collection of beaches that flow along the finest coastline in all of Thailand, it should come as no surprise that the pure white sand that ushers beachgoers into the Andaman Sea is as breathtaking as claimed. Best known as Thailand’s quiet oasis, Khao Lak is perfect for anyone who is looking to experience a prime tropical getaway without going through packed crowds of tourists.
What to do in Khao Lak
If you’re looking to visit the very best of what this paradise has to offer, in terms of natural landscapes, wildlife experiences, and an unhampered connection with nature, here are three activities for you to enjoy in Khao Lak:
1. Take a stroll on the beach
The very first experience that anyone heading over to Khao Lak should try out is a stroll on any one of the beaches.
With all of their locations being set on the western part of Southern Thailand, the beaches in the area have calmer winds and conditions that bring about peaceful serenity unlike any other. As opposed to other tropical destinations in the world, the beaches here can be enjoyed for hours because they span for miles and are connected, making for a well-worth walk.
Should you find yourself needing a relaxing experience away from the challenges and stress of life, then head over to Khao Lak and take a stroll along its beaches!
2. Explore the vast Andaman Sea
Another relaxing, yet unforgettable experience that anyone can enjoy is a breathtaking tour of the Andaman Sea by a glass-bottom boat, diving tour, kayak, or snorkeling trip. Often regarded as one of the best aquatic attractions in the world, the sea itself is filled with biodiversity and near-perfect conditions all-year-round. In a matter of minutes from the shore, you can reach the best parts of the Andaman Sea and see exactly what travelers from all over the world rave about. From Blue ring Angelfish and Coral Groupers to Hawksbill Turtles and Whale sharks, the wide range of marine life you can come up close with is endless, making a trip to Khao Lak worth taking!
3. Visit the Elephant Hills
Given its lush natural landscapes, dense jungles, and characteristic limestone mountains, a trip to Khao Sok National Park itself is nothing short of amazing, but it’s Elephant Hills are an attraction that is unlike any other.
As opposed to other unethical ways to see the towering mammals, Elephant Hills prides itself on being an elephant sanctuary that prioritizes the health, safety, and well-being of these creatures. The Elephant sanctuary itself provides a more sustainable way to enjoy the company of the living, breathing wonders of nature as you can enjoy hand feeding, petting, washing the elephants, and other interactive activities!
A trip to Khao Lak sets itself apart from any other kind of experience in the world thanks to the way it seamlessly blends relaxation, natural sights, and exciting experiences. When compared with any other destination in all of Asia, the village-adorned paradise never ceases to be boring even during repeated visits!
Looking to treat yourself to a much-needed escape in paradise sometime soon? Apsara Khao Lak is a secluded, eco-friendly resort in Khao Lak where you can relax and indulge yourself with the beauty of nature. Book a stay with us today!