Trip Advisor Members have voted Khao Lak 4th of the Top 10 Beach & Sun Destinations in the whole of Asia in the Travellers' Choice Best Destinations 2010 Awards. That is a great accolade for a destination so cruelly ravaged in the 2004 Tsunami and is testimony to the incredible efforts, mainly of local people, to rebuild and regenerate this wonderful area.
See here for full list and more information tripadvisor.co.uk/TCDestinations-cBeachSun-g2
Let's hope the Western style commercialism starts and ends with just the one McD's - but I somehow doubt it! :))
PS - by checking out the Awards you can earn yourself a 10% discount for bookings through Hotels.comEdited: 06 May 2010, 12:31