These are the two beaches located in the southern part of the Khao Lak Area. They are Khao Lak South Beach and Small Sandy Beach.
Khao Lak South Beach
Located in Khao Lak Village by Phetchkasem road no. 4 at the beginning of Khao Lak Lamru National park. Khao Lak South Beach is about 6 kilometers from Khao Lak Center, Ban Bang La On. Khao Lak village Moo 1 and Moo 2 is located in Lam Kaen Sub-district in Thai Mueang District, the locals call this the Original Khao Lak. Khao Lak South Beach is one of the most peaceful tropical beaches surrounded with large granite rocks, tall trees and various floras and faunas. This is a good beach for visitors who look for quiet beach spots for families and people who want to swim and snorkel, Khao Lak South Beach is definitely one of the least crowded beaches in the area. You can relax on the beach, walk, there is Thai massage, swim or sun bathe. Only a few hotels are situated here; Merlin Resort, Emerald Beach Resort, Diamond Beach Hotel and The Briza Beach. 4-5km to the south is the Poseidon Bungalows located and here they have their own private beach.
Small Sandy Beach – Haad Lek
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Small Sandy Beach is a small beach in Khao Lak Lumru National Park. Located to the south of Khao Lak, stop on the middle of the mountain and there is a small path leading down to Small Sandy Beach, in the middle of a tropical rain forest. If you come from Phuket International Airport it will take you around 1 hour on Phetchkasem Road no. 4 then stop on the left side on Khao Lak mountain about 300 meters before the National Park Head Quarters. There is an entrance fee at the national park entrance. The trail down to the beach is about 800 meters long, going through the tropical rain forest there are a couple of viewpoints with amazing photo opportunities, and there is also a Thai restaurant with good food just before the beach.
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