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Koh Kho Khao Island

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Address: Takua Pa, Thailand

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Fun to visit, with mopeds

We left Khao Lak with a taxi, 500 baht, to the kho kao pier. Took a long tail boat, 20 baht per person, Rented mopeds....really fun especially if you have teenagers with you... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
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Vienna
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We left Khao Lak with a taxi, 500 baht, to the kho kao pier. Took a long tail boat, 20 baht per person, Rented mopeds....really fun especially if you have teenagers with you. Almost no traffic so you feel ok, they feel ok. One main road. Go to the end (almost) there is a very very nice stop to do... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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159 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The island is small. Along the western beach you have some resorts and B&B's. That's it. On the rest of the island there are some rural villages with rubber trees around. Really relaxing!

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2 Thank Markus S
Helsinki, Finland
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The first reaction was: how can I be here when there is nothong around (but the 14 km of beach). Second reaction; great, I do not need to do anything!

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3 Thank Mummi11111
Thailand
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Historical story is on this islands, just taking the long tails boat 10-15 minutes then you get on Koh Kho Khao Island. The local people is very friendly. The long sandy beach would give you a free mind and get away your exhausted mind. There are several resorts on the islands. Try the fresh seafood and long-tails tour around the... More 

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1 Thank G H
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Koh Kho Khao Island is a place to escape to unwind beach, peaceful and quiet. It is a freemind place, where you can meet local people and learning their fishing man life.

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2 Thank B B
Wyong, Australia
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84 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We took a motorbike over to the island on a long tail boat, that was the best part of the trip. I had to laugh at the sign that says something like "Welcome to beautiful Koh Kho Khao" there is absolutely nothing beautiful about this island it is run down and dirty and in some parts absolutely deserted. We rode... More 

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4 Thank MargL506
Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I just saw TripAdvisor list of the world best 25 beaches, I have been to only one, #22, Agonda in Goa India (yes it is good and could be the best in India) but Ko Kho Khao is the best in Phuket/Khao Lak region of Thailand. 14 km long beach with few tourists. 2 hours drive north of Phuket included... More 

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Calgary/Vancouver
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Rent a scooter and check out this cool little island. Very quiet, island feels like it is still under the radar. Beautiful beaches, warm friendly people.

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2 Thank stefbelle
Oskarshamn, Kalmar Län, Sweden
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Go to this island for one day or more. We went her for a day on the beach and it was wonderful. Not so much people, lovely beach and restaurant. You will miss something if you dont go here. It's only 40 min from the central of Khao Lak to reach this wonderful island and beaches.

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Cologne, Germany
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Khao Lak and went to the island with a rented scooter. No crowds, friendly people, amazing beaches. We spent half a day at Hoopla Beach - lovely place with plenty of shade, good food and a sweet little library. A very relaxing day.

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