Located in the southern part of the popular tourist island of Phuket, Takua Pa district of Phang Nga province, Khao Lak is one of the most attractive destinations in Thailand every summer. Not only does it own a beautiful beach, tropical rainforest, Khao Lak is also an ideal place for those who passionate of scuba diving. From Khao Lak, travelers can buy scuba diving tours in the nearby Similan islands.

Located near Phuket but Khao Lak is still a wild pearl which has not been widely explored. Even in the peak tourist season, the number of visitors to this place is still much lower than other places in Thailand.

Despite not being as developed as Phuket or Koh Phi Phi, Khao Lak still offers guests a wide range of options for relaxation and entertainment. Besides the cheap hostel for tourists, there is no lack of luxury resorts with views overlooking the shimmering blue sea here. The central area of ​​Khao Lak also has many shops selling souvenirs, restaurants with all kinds of food, and the vibrant bars at night for travelers.

The economy of Khao Lak is based mainly on tourism revenue. Previously, most visitors coming to Khao Lak came from Europe, especially Scandinavian, Germany, and England. However, recently, the number of visitors from Southeast Asia increases sharply.