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Beaches in Khao Lak...

Stockholm
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Beaches in Khao Lak...

Im planning a trip to Khao Lak in April and wonder how the beaches really are.. It seems as everyone say they are beautiful, but when I look at some pictures I find them all just ok. The sand are brownish and the water doesn't seem clear. Am I all wrong or what?

Anyway, is there any other white-sand beaches close by and if thats the case, which one do you all recommend? How do I get there? Boat, taxi, bus, walk etc ??

I really appreciate all the help I can get .

Poulton Le Fylde...
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1. Re: Beaches in Khao Lak...

I don't know which photos you have been looking at but the beaches at Khao Lak were certainly beautiful and white with gorgeous aquamirine sea last April when we stayed there.:) Although you are right the sea is not clear because of the tides and currents.

Have a look at our photos at:

*Pak Weeb Beach nearle Meridien, where we stayed and are returning to next Month

http://photos.orange.co.uk/album/3635279

*Same beach around the headland near the Similana, great for beachcombing and shelling

http://photos.orange.co.uk/album/3583587

*A bit further on near the Sarojin

http://photos.orange.co.uk/album/3635297

*Further North at Bangsak Beach

http://photos.orange.co.uk/album/3635289

You can walk miles on this fabulous beach and hardly meet a soul!

*Or drive South towards Phuket on the wilder coast around Hot Springs

http://photos.orange.co.uk/album/3634361

Sorry I don't have photos of the other beaches towards the centre of Khao Lak but some are as beautiful.

Stockholm
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2. Re: Beaches in Khao Lak...

Thanks Arandora.. I saw your pictures and they do look nice..

Im gonna stay in Khao Lak Seaview close to Nang thong beach though....

Im also travelling with two kids (4 & 5) so maybe you have any suggestions on what else to do besides being on the beach and by the pool... Is there any animalparks near by?? I would like to take them elephant riding but they cant handle any hiking..

Poulton Le Fylde...
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3. Re: Beaches in Khao Lak...

There is the Asian Safari Park and Elephant Village which is just South of KL Town on the way back to Phuket on your left opposite the Merlin Hotel (on your right coming from Phuket opposite the Merlin).

There is a small zoo there and elephant rides.

Photos and information at www.mykhaolak.de/forum/thread.php…

I'm sure you (and the kids!) will enjoy it.

Regards

Alan

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