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Beautiful beach location but central to bars/restaurants

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Beautiful beach location but central to bars/restaurants

Hello

We are three backpackers wanting a not so couply- or family-orientated hostel/hostel to stay over Christmas in Khao Lak.

We would like to be within walking distance to both a beautiful beach and some reasonably lively nightlife, (preferably not karaoke for families), but more beach bars and a casual friendly atmosphere.

I thank you for your help.

Sarah

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Khao Lak
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1. Re: Beautiful beach location but central to bars/restaurants

Khao Lak is not known for its nightlife, however there are a few good bars in Bang Niang village and in in La On village.

La On village would be the better option for cheaper accomodations, which are all located on the main highway. Tiffy's dormitory and the Youth Club are probably the cheapest and are not far from one another. But if you are staying over x-mas I suggest you book now.

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2. Re: Beautiful beach location but central to bars/restaurants

Full list of accommodation at www.seadragondivecenter.com/accommodation.htm

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3. Re: Beautiful beach location but central to bars/restaurants

Strange name, but highly recommend by back packers is the small but friendly Khao Lak Hamster Residence. This place is just up from The Lazy House which should have nightlife during the Christmas period.

Another highly recommended hostel is the Walkers Inn.

Both located in Bang La On.

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4. Re: Beautiful beach location but central to bars/restaurants

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