Hostels in Khao Lak, Thailand

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Get to know Khao Lak (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Khao Lak.

Khao Lak is a quiet and relatively small town, situated on a long stretch of coastline with sandy beaches. The most popular tourist activity in Khao Lak is diving and snorkeling, and many dive shops can be found scatted around the town. The reef, which is located just off the coast of Khao Lak, is home to diverse populations of marine wildlife, including beautiful, multicolored reef fish and various species of corals and reef sharks. There is also the option for multi-day, live-aboard diving trips. There are also plenty of opportunities to complete your PADI open water or master dive course in Khao Lak.

There are a number of different accommodation options, including holiday resorts, luxury and budget hotels, bungalow rentals and hostels in Khao Lak. Hostels in Khao Lak are clean, basic, and offer all the usual hostel amenities, such as free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, and communal areas. Some hostels in Khao Lak also have a swimming pool and laundry facilities. Most hostels in Khao Lak also have a hostel restaurant or hostel bar, and usually offer daily drink and meal specials. Khao Lak hostels also generally offer dorm or private rooms, with a shared or private bathroom. Hot water is not always available. Most hostels in Khao Lak also charge more for rooms with air-conditioning or fans.

Before checking into a hostel in Khao Lak, it is worth confirming the price you are paying with the hostel staff, as well as with other guests in the hostel, as Khao Lak hostel prices tend to fluctuate daily. Generally hostels in Khao Lak don’t completely fill up, so advanced booking isn’t necessary.

Written by local enthusiast for Khao Lak hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Khao Lak hostels Kelly Sheldrick

Khao Lak Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Khao Lak, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
8 Total number of hostels
$9 Average dorm price
$40 Average private room price
$6.5 Cheapest hostel in Khao Lak
Riverside Guesthouse is the cheapest
2 Party hostels in Khao Lak
Riverside Guesthouse is the best rated
7.3 Average rating of all hostels

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Ko Yao Noi (67 Km / 42 mi.)
Phuket Bang Tao Beach (69 Km / 43 mi.)
Ban Thalat Choeng Thale (70 Km / 43 mi.)

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