Khao Lak Merlin Beach

In one of the most desirable postcodes in Thailand, Khao Lak Merlin Beach is the place to be. The atmosphere is relaxing and sedate, making it the perfect spot to recharge your batteries.

The hotel is within acres of tropical rainforest, but the resort centre is still easily accessible, providing you with the best of both worlds.

At the centre of the hotel, you’ll find four pools, including a shaded one for the little ones, which even has its own slide.

The rooms are also packed with luxury finishes and the surrounding greenery makes you feel like you’re in your own personal paradise. All rooms have a traditional Thai style with handcrafted teak and bamboo pieces.

Overview of Khao Lak

The centre of Khao Lak is only a couple of minutes’ drive from Khao Lak Merlin Beach. However, if you’re looking for a more traditional way to travel, you could hop in a tuk tuk, which takes on 10 minutes to get the centre.

At this coastal resort, you’ll discover a slow pace of life where idyllic beaches and natural beauty take centre stage. The beautiful landscapes here are preserved by local planning laws, which say buildings cannot be taller than the coconut palms, so you’ll get an unbeatable view of an unspoilt landscape.

Widely regarded as a family-friendly location where the kids can play and paddle in the calm waters, Khao Lak Merlin Beach has plenty of fun for everyone, away from the hustle and bustle.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Holidays to Thailand in Khao Lak provide plenty of low-key activities to fill your days. Away from Khao Lak Merlin Beach, there are three national parks to explore, as well as some of the finest beaches in the country. These beautiful beaches have a secluded desert-island vibe, so you’ll feel like you’re in a private heaven.

Evenings here are quiet and relaxed, but there’s still plenty of entertainment for the whole family. From luxurious restaurants to top-notch bars and entertaining cabaret acts, there’s something to suit every taste.

If R&R is on the agenda, there’s simply no better place to be than Khao Lak Merlin Beach. From authentic experiences to touches of luxury, you really do get the best of both worlds.


Resort Summary

Laid-back and peaceful, the beach resort of Khao Lak lies 95 kilometres north of bustling Phuket City on the west coast of mainland Thailand. Holidays to Khao Lak offer traditional Thai charm coupled with spectacular untouched nature and idyllic beaches.

A lot of effort has been put into retaining the area’s natural beauty, including the prohibition of any buildings taller than a coconut palm, so resort hotels and local businesses often blend quite seamlessly into the existing landscape.

Khao Lak is a very family-friendly destination with relaxed sandy beaches where little ones can play. The nightlife is also geared to quieter, low-key activities with broad appeal, though there’s still plenty of fun.