Khaolak Oriental Resort

13/120 Moo 7, Khuk Khak, Khao Lak, 82190, Thailand | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Khao Lak

A visitor

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... with the occasional big wave breaking perilously close to us, as Phil commented, not unlike recent coastal conditions in the UK! After eating we wandered down to the Piranha Bar to say hello to Pak and have a couple of beers before getting a taxi back.

The children at Tablamu School were on good form on Wednesday. Josh made himself popular by joining in a game of football and then giving all the boys nicknames of famous footballers. And the children ...

A short week

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... for a few hours. In the late afternoon I walked up to the market for my usual spell of people watching over a mango shake at Blah Blah Bar before getting a taxi back to Khao Lak.

On Sunday morning, still not sure who my companions were going to be for next week’s teaching, I thought I’d call into the office to review my lesson preparation. There I met Mei-Lan, a pleasant lady in her late 50’s. She was from ...

School holidays

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... s Eve. Once again all the hotels had special dinners and firework displays planned. The beach emptied earlier than usual that afternoon as people went back to their rooms to prepare for the evening’s celebrations. As I walked home along the beach there were flurries of activity at each beachfront hotel as tables were set out, decorations put in place and tubes set up in the sand for the fireworks.

I wasn’t really looking forward to ...

And a not entirely satisfactory end

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... down beside me, “finish at 5”. It was 4.55pm. So I downed my drink and moved on. It had been that sort of day!

The weekend was glorious and more than made up for the less than satisfactory week. I spent Saturday morning at the pool and then investigated a new path to the beach. The security guards at the Baan Khao Lak Resort had begun to scrutinise me a little closely as I marched through their resort and new notices had appeared stating that ...

Relaxing by the beach

A travel blog entry by jandkross


... front of him, several empty beer bottles and a half consumed glass of wine. I was just wondering whether to be positive and see this as an opportunity to practise some of my newly acquired Thai vocabulary when thankfully he spotted some Germans he recognised and staggered off to join them.

There was one evening when I and my bungalow became the centre of attention. It was about 8.00pm and I was just locking my door on the way out to eat. As I turned around ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 13/120 Moo 7, Khuk Khak, Khao Lak, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding