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Best hostel in Khao Lak please, near the beach & beach bars

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Best hostel in Khao Lak please, near the beach & beach bars


We are thinking of spending Christmas at Khao Lak. We are not wanting a loud torrent of music and nightlife, just a peaceful beachbar-style location with friendly backpackers and locals, and as few package holiday tourists as possible!

We would love a hostel right next to the beach, which is in walking distance to a few bars and restaurants.

I look forward to hearing from you.


Poulton Le Fylde...
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for Khao Lak, Khao Sok National Park
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1. Re: Best hostel in Khao Lak please, near the beach & beach bars

There is no "loud torrent of music and nightlife" in Khao lak, that is its main appeal to most visitors, the majority of whom are "self-bookers" as opposed to Package tourists.

However, beach front accommodation comes at a premium. There are no backpacker hostels or bungalow resorts on the main beach areas.

An idea of your budget would be useful to identify accommodation that might appeal but be aware that Xmas is Peak Period for all types of property.

Have a look here at a list of all the accommodation in Khao Lak with an indication of the rates www.seadragondivecenter.com/accommodation.htm

This cute little bungalow resort may appeal to you


Edited: 16 November 2011, 00:08
Sydney, Australia
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2. Re: Best hostel in Khao Lak please, near the beach & beach bars

Agrees with A....Pakarang bungalows is cheap at around 200-300 baht per night...The location is amazing...smack bang on Pakarang Beach....

The gang at Memories and PB have such amazing nights of sitting around the campfire and playing acoustic music and firetwirling....Learn to surf during the day..!!..However December..??..surf..??...small...!!

You forgot that the music is sort of loud at Memories A....!!??...LOL...But it isn't deafening as such,just breaks up the peaceful ambience....

PB is a backpackers paradise....Far from luxury tho'....But cute...!!

Book thru Pakarang surfshop.com or Memories.com...can't guarantee an immediate answer tho' or even an answer period..??...Please message me if you are unable to contact them....Ifn you're young..Pakarang Bungalows is fun...!!

Milan, Italy
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3. Re: Best hostel in Khao Lak please, near the beach & beach bars

Arandora is right, in winter no place close to the beach (i mean less than 500m) at less than 1000b for A/C.

No problems with noise at all, no night bar in Bang Niang road. Some on the main road but they are far away.

KL is not SAmui or Phuket where you WILL ALWAYS have a bar with loud music until 2am close to your place....

4. Re: Best hostel in Khao Lak please, near the beach & beach bars

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