General Information about Khanom
Located on the seashore 100 km north of Nakhon Si Thammarat
, Khanom district has pleasant beaches with mountains, waterfalls, caves, rivers, canals, rice fields, rubber plantations, natural fish spas... It is a mixture of an attractive coastline and nature that seduces more and more Thais and some foreign tourists, mostly French and Dutch. Khanom has become an alternative destination to the islands of the Gulf of Thailand that almost face it (Koh Samui and Koh Phangan). Quieter, less busy, it's ideal for a few relax days with the family. And the must-do tour here is the boat trip to meet the pink dolphins. They made the reputation of this small district a few kilometers from Donsak, starting point of the ferry to Samui
, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. If you are looking for a place to stay close to Donsak, Khanom is the place ! Much more friendly than Surat Thani, a city that really has a mow tourist interest. Here, you will enjoy beautiful sunrises on the beach. It is not uncommon for people who come from Koh Samui to prefer their time spent In Khanom to their stay on the island.