Takua Pa

Takua Pa is a town on the Northern Andaman Coast of Phang Nga Province. It is the administrative headquarters of the province's Takua Pa District.

Get in

Regular buses from the provincial capital, Phang Nga, throughout the day. ~1 hour, 70 baht. Also, buses en route Bangkok-Phuket pass through Takua Pa hourly during the day.

Do

Diving:

Similan Dive Center, 22/37 Moo 4, Khuk Khak, Takua Pa, Phang Nga (Opposite Bangkok Bank in the centre of Khao Lak),  +66 76 485792, e-mail: . Day trips and daily departing liveaboards to the Similan Islands, Ko Bon, Ko Tachai, Boonsung wreck, and Richelieu Rock.

Wicked Diving, 4/37 Moo 7 Khuk Khak,  +66 76 485868, e-mail: . Safe, secure one-day trips to the Similan Islands with guides who speak English, German, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish.

Sleep

  Extra Hotel, 46 Senarath Rd (~1 km south of the bus station, over the bridge, 40 baht via tuk tuk),  +66 76 421026. Well-known in town. Typical Thai mid-range hotel, just a little worn. Minimal English. 700 baht.

Go next

Khao Sok National Park — less than an hour, 45 km north via Rte 4

Krabi Province — 2 hours away, costs 120 baht on air-con bus

Routes through Takua Pa

Bangkok Ranong  N  S  Phang Nga Sadao


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