Koh Kho Khao Island, Andaman coast, north to Khao Lak

Koh Kho Khao, quite a large island with dimensions of 20 x 8 km., North of Khao Lak is located near the town of Takua Pa. Distance from Khao Lak (beach Nang Thong) to the island of Koh Kho Khao is about 25 km. The distance from the island to the mainland is not long and does not exceed a few hundred meters.

You can get to the island by ferry from the Nam Khem pier, located in the village of the same name. The ferry runs during daytime and carries not only passengers, but also vehicles. The cost of the crossing is 20 baht per person, the same amount will cost transportation motorbike. Transportation of the vehicle will cost more, about 150 baht (prices shown may vary depending on the season).

The main attraction of Koh Kho Khao, which attracts tourists to the island, is the longest and almost wild beach located on the west side of the island. The beach is about 20 km. and visually it reminds located on the coast of Khao Lak beach Khuk Khak. Besides the beach, the island is also notable for the large areas of unspoiled nature, and it is located in the east of the island of mangrove forests, which are part of the National Park Mu Ko Ra - Ko Phra Thong.

How to get to the island of Koh Kho Khao. Maps of the island and driving directions.

There are three maps on the right: Map of northern part of the Andaman coast, map of Kho Khao island, Ra and Phra Thong; as well as a detailed map of the Koh Kho Khao island, showing the location of beaches, hotels and other tourist infrastructure.

It's quite simple to get to Koh Kho Khao island. If you have your own transport (rented bike or car), itinerary is obvious. Taxis are also easily take you to the pier Nam Khem, the starting point of the ferries to Koh Kho Khao. Ability to reach by public transport also present. If you go to the municipal bus, keep in mind the distance from the road to the pier is about 3 km., And you will need to overcome the distance somehow.

Who and why is going to the island of Koh Kho Khao. Lifestyle and amusement.

In comparison with the nearby Khao Lac island Koh Kho Khao is quite wild. This is what attracts most tourists.

First of all, they come here who prefer a quiet holiday style, those for which the beaches of Khao Lak seem to be too noisy and crowded by visitors.

The second thing, the island is popular among wildlife enthusiasts who are interested in not only the beaches, but also in flora and fauna of the place.

And finally, the island is visited by tourists who prefer not lazy beach holiday but active movement in Thailand.