While Khao Lak in Thailand may be the perfect destination to soak up the sun and enjoy coastal bliss, don’t forget it’s ideal for shopping fun too; read on to find out more.
Bang Niang Market
A great spot to shop, dine and soak up the local culture, the Bang Niang Market is a must-visit. Located near properties like Avani+ Khao Lak Resort, this market is usually open on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 2:00pm to 10:00pm; you can look forward to buying souvenirs, clothing, handicrafts, electronics and yummy street food too.
More shopping escapades await at TT Plaza, within easy reach of SHA Extra+ certified resorts in Khao Lak. Located along Phetkasem Road, this large retail hotspot has plenty of items and products for you to peruse be it clothing including beachwear, toys, accessories or electronics. There are also stalls selling snacks when you get a foodie craving!
Khuk Khak Fresh Market
For a cultural experience, head to the Khuk Khak Fresh Market; it opens at around 5:30am and runs till mid-morning or noon so try to visit relatively early. You will find all manner of fresh fruit and vegetables here, some of which you may see and get to taste for the first time. As you wander around, you will find sections for meats and dry goods too.
Another place to enjoy shopping in Khao Lak is the Nang Thong Supermarket which has a large range of products; there’s also the Build Market (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) that’s open from 4:00pm till late at night offering diverse food options. Additionally, there’s the Arts & Crafts Emporium as well as numerous tailors like Mark One Tailor and A Cut Above Tailor if you need a custom-made suit!