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Koh Kho Khao is a charming island, discovered by backpackers approx.20 years ago.

The island is a very idyllic and quiet place. 

If you want to get away from mass tourism and stay in a idyllic and quiet environment,

Koh Kho Khao is the place you're looking for.

More and more people are discovering this pristine beauty of the south-west Thailand.

This is the island for those who want to see the Thai paradise without the commercial

noisy tourist machine all around.

The place offers beautiful nature, an interesting bird life and stunning sunsets.

Between November and February you can also sea turtles ashore to lay their eggs

on some of the island's more secluded beaches.

Koh Kho Khao is also a very family friendly place to stay. You does'nt have to be

afraid that the children should det cought in the traffic.

Along the west coast of the island it is a virgin sandy beach, about18 km long.

KKK has approx.1,300 residents in five small villages.

 Location 

The island is located in the south-west of Thailand, approx. 90 km north of Phuket in the Phang Nga province.

Khao Lak is the nearest tourist area, ​​and is located about 25 km south of the island.

From the mainland (Nam Khem fishing village) it is only about 5 minutes by ferry to the island.

Facilities

Near the pier there are a variety of restaurants, bars, super markets and shopping facilities

For more restaurants, shopping, and and night life you van go to Khao Lak, which also can be a nice change from

the quiet life on the island. Every wednesday and saturday there is also a  market in Khao Lak.

Takuapa is also well worth a visit if you want to experience a genuine Thai city.

Takuapa is about.10 km from  the port of Nam Khem, where the ferry docks.

Do you like to snorkel or dive, you will find some of the best areas in the world in these parts. Go on a trip to

Similian and/or Surin Islands which are considered among the world's 10 best dive and snorkel sites where you

can express up in the crystal clear waters and discover the fish in a rainbow of colors in perfect harmony with the

beautiful coral reefs, this is something that can really be recommended.

The island is also a good starting point for other activities such as golf,  riding on the elephant in the rainforest,

Khao Sok National Park is considered one of Thailand's finest,  canoeing or explore the otherwise spectacular

nature etc..

Climate

On Koh Kho Khao the monsoon winds usually turns in the middle of October.

From then on, the clouds are blowing from the shore and to the ocean.This means that the weather gradually becomes drier

(More sun and less rain) until the end of November. From December on it is almost completely dry until partway through April,

normally much sun and little rain.It is relatively cool at Christmas and in January, night temperature may come down to 20º C.

From late January until April, it gradually becomes warmer. When it's getting hot it might be nice to stay near the

beach where it almost always comes a cool breeze in from the sea.

Towards the end of April, the monsoon wind turns again and it will be more rainy and windy.