Located in central Thailand’s province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, this small and quiet beach town is a the perfect destination for a relaxing few days in a traditional Thai town, without the hordes of tourists that often crowd Thailand’s other, better known southern cities and islands.
After arriving at Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport, there are several minibuses that make the daily trip from there to Khanom, the journey taking around three hours.
The beaches of Khanom are some of the most unspoiled attractions in the country, and the perfect antidote to the famous and overcrowded party beaches of other cities. Once in Khanom, don’t miss a chance to spend long, uninterrupted hours sunbathing or swimming at the beach, and with choices such as Hua Thanon Beach
, Nai Phlao Beach
, and Kho Khao Beach
being so easily accessible, the possibilities of finding a quiet corner of soft sand and clear waters are nearly endless.
The more adventurous traveler will surely enjoy a trip to Samet Chun Waterfall
, a great way to spend a day while hiking to the waterfall and then cooling off beneath the water. Whatever the style and mood of vacation, Khanom is really not short of options for the smart and adventurous traveler.
There’s a lot more to see and do in Khanom, and the best way to discover what else this city has to offer in terms of attractions, landmarks, and hotels is by exploring the interactive map on this page.