When I think of paradise, I envision beautiful beaches, swaying palm trees, tropical drinks, and basking in pure luxury. But paradise is a fantasy since the perfect destination is a dream, right? Wrong…. paradise does exist, and it’s in exotic Thailand at The Haven Khao Lak luxury resort.
Bordering the Andaman Sea on Khuk Khak Beach sits luxury resort, The Haven Khao Lak. The adults-only resort features enchanting sunsets, sapphire-blue waters and white sandy beaches to the west, and a tropical lagoon to the east, giving you stunning 360 views. The resort is truly a haven, offering the ultimate sanctuary for intimacy and seclusion. Here you are royalty and are waited on by a staff that is friendly, attentive, and most importantly, puts your needs first.
The Haven boasts 110 lavish guest rooms and villas including 47 Deluxe Poolside Rooms with a private terrace and access to the resort-length saltwater infinity pool, and 16 Oceanfront Jacuzzi Villas which overlook the sea and include private jacuzzis. The property features the Scallop Bar with swim up access, yummy seafood, tantalizing spices, spectacular views, a friendly and welcoming staff, and a child-free atmosphere (guests must be older than 12 years old), perfect for anyone seeking a relaxing luxury vacation.
For those who love the water, Khuk Khak is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Whether you choose to sunbathe, swim, surf, do beach yoga, Thai Chi, or volleyball, The Haven offers daily beach activities to suit every taste and personality. And there’s nothing more breathtaking than the sunset. The sky goes through a myriad of colors and resembles something found on a postcard. Guests are invited to step onto the sand and enjoy a sunset picnic, or sit and relax while admiring the stunning view.
Food is a major highlight of the resort. With two bars and two restaurants, locally sourced fresh seafood from the Andaman Sea is showcased in the resort’s truly inspired Thai and Italian cuisine. If you’re inspired by the food and feeling creative and adventurous, I suggest rolling up your sleeves to take a Thai Cooking class taught by the amazing Chef “Nhong” and his expert team. You will leave the class with a full belly, apron, cooking certificate, and photos and videos of the experience.
You’re in paradise and deserve to be pampered. Head to the resort’s Aqua Spa and rejuvenate your mind and body with individual and couple’s treatments. I highly recommend the mango body scrub treatment. You can thank me later.
For nighttime fun, hang around the lobby bar, shoot pool or play cards. For those who want a bigger crowd, head off the resort to Bang Niang and frequent one of the local bars, clubs, or cabaret acts, accessible by a short taxi or motorbike ride.
Not available to take a vacation until 2024? Consider visiting the resort during the Thai New Year celebrations in April during Songkran. Also known as the Thailand Water Festival, for three days, locals take to the street with buckets and handheld water cannons of ice water for a massive water fight. Escape the heat and get wet and wild with this fun festival.
If you’re seeking a dream vacation that offers world class luxury, and enchanting sunsets, head to paradise, at the Haven Khao Lak Luxury Resort in exotic Thailand. Please contact the resort for prices and availability; 61/4 Moo3 Khuk Khak Takua Pa District, Phang-nga 82220, Thailand; +66.76.429.900