Unfortunately in May there will be no snorkelling trips to Similan or Surin Islands or Koh Tachai but there are plenty of alternatives. The FAQ on the right "TOP TOURS or TOP THINGS TO DO" will give you ideas. Included are tours north to Khao Sok National Park and Cheow Lan lake or south to Phang Nga Bay.
Have a look at Green Andaman Travel at http://greenandamantravel.com/ or Khao Lak Land Discovery at www.khaolaklanddiscovery.com/eng/index.php… or KhaoLak.com at http://khaolak.com/khaolak-tours.php for ideas.
For a tour guide try Green Andaman or Lora of Dior Travel at email@example.com
What kind of shopping? The main shopping area in Khao Lak is in the main township of Bang La On but it is largely souvenirs, beach wear. local jewelry etc. There are no shopping malls or department stores. You would need to go to Phuket, Jung Ceylon in Patong for instance, for that. A local taxi firm such as Boss of Cheaper than Hotel Taxis would organise a day trip for you (he also does a "best of Khao Lak" tour as well as others) - contact firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a large and busy market 3 days a week, Monday,Wednesday and Saturday from about 2pm to 7pm in Bang Niang opposite the Police Boat that sells everything from food to clothing.
I hope you really enjoy your honeymoon and Khao Lak.
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