Wondering where to stay in Khao Sok National Park? Khao Sok is a stunning National Park located in Southern Thailand, inland about two hours north of Phuket. To make your trip even better, staying at one of these epic hotels in hotels in Khao Sok National Park will only enhance your experience.
Over the last 15 years, I’ve traveled extensively through Thailand and it wasn’t until my fourth visit that I went to Khao Sok for the first time. Let me tell you, its officially my favorite place in Thailand. The park consists of a thick rainforest, waterfalls, caves, majestic limestone cliffs and a massive man made lake.
So if you are asking yourself this question ‘can you stay in Khao Sok National Park?‘, the answer is an over enthusiastic YES! Khao Sok is a destination that requires a few nights stay to really get the true experience. Plus, how amazing would it be to stay in a floating bungalow or in a tree house surrounded by monkeys?!
Staying in Khao Sok National Park will give you ultimate access to unique Khao Sok Tours and the solitude of possibly waking up on Cheow Lan Lake. These Khao Sok hotels are out of this world and are waiting for you to book a stay!
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But first, are you in a hurry? Below I have listed 10 Epic Khao Sok National Park Hotels and the reason to stay for easy booking if you don’t have time to read the whole article or need a hotel in Khao Sok National Park to book tonight.
- Our Jungle House – Stay in a tree house in Khao Sok deep in the jungle where monkeys come knocking on your door.
- 500 Rai Floating Resort – The best floating resort in Khao Sok. Disconnect to reconnect.
- Panvaree The Greenery – Luxury on the lake at this raft house resort. Private bath and shower, air conditioning and TV.
- Khao Sok Morning Mist Resort – Budget friendly and ideal location to visit Khao Sok National Park.
- Khao Sok Palmview Resort – Good value for your money with clean, basic amenities.
- PraiwanRaftHouse แพไพรวัลย์ – Private balcony to jump into the lake.
- Magical Mountain View Resort – Beautiful location for solitude and a peaceful stay in Khao Sok N.P.
- Khao Sok Jasmine Garden Resort – Bungalows in town walking distance to the N.P., restaurants and shops.
- Khao Sok River & Jungle Resort – Comfy bungalows on the river surrounded by lush gardens.
- Tanoshi Glamping – Cozy glamping in the jungle.
10 Epic Hotels in Khao Sok National Park
Our Jungle House
Our Jungle House is an eco resort surrounded by rainforest and exotic wildlife. The first night in Khao Sok National Park, we stayed here and at dusk a family of monkeys literally came to our doorstep to see if we had any food.
Located 15 minutes by foot away from Khao Sok village, this tree house in Khao Sok is everything you want it to be. Beautiful tree houses and cozy bungalows surrounded by lush rainforest along the Khao Sok river.
Each room comes with a private bathroom & hot shower, fan and either views of the river, the soaring cliffs or the jungle. There is a restaurant on site and the front desk can easily help you book Khao Sok tours and transportation going forward. Book this hotel in Khao Sok in advance especially in busy season as it fills up fast.
500 Rai Floating Resort
You’ve probably heard about Khao Sok’s floating bungalows, well the 500 Rai Floating Resort is one of the best ones out there. Not only do you have Khao Sok Lake but you have an outdoor pool built into the lake. It doesn’t get much better than this.
It takes an hour and a half long tail boat ride from Ratchaprapa pier which is all apart of the adventure. Each bungalow comes with air conditioning, a balcony and mountain & lake views. Their slogan is ‘Disconnect to Reconnect’ which is exactly what you’ll do at this Khao Sok hotel floating bungalow.
Panvaree The Greenery
Another fancy floating overwater bungalow in Khao Sok is Panvaree The Greenery. Each room or bungalow air conditioning, TV (not that you’ll be doing much watching) and private balcony with incredible views.
Staying on the lake is peaceful, relaxing and adventure will be at your doorstep. It won’t be so hard waking up for an early morning safari or kayak paddle when you book a stay here.
Khao Sok Morning Mist
Khao Sok Morning Mist Resort is a great place to stay in Khao Sok if you are traveling Thailand on a budget. This budget friendly Khao Sok accommodation is located steps away from Klong Sok River, you can walk to Khao Sok National Park in just five minutes.
The bungalows are cozy and come with private balconies. The simply furnished bungalows come with fans, mosquito nets, private bathrooms and showers. For a few hundred more baht you can splurge on a room with a/c.
Khao Sok Palmview Resort
Another budget friendly place to stay in Khao Sok is the Khao Sok Palmview Resort. Palmview Resort offers the ultimate glamping experience for nature lovers who also want a great night of sleep and to be in a convenient location.
The stand alone wooden cottages are basic but clean and come with simple amenities including a fan and mosquito net. Like most places on this epic hotels in Khao Sok list, the charming stay offers scenic views.
Located steps away from the National Park, hang out on your balcony and listen to nature go to work. There is a restaurant on site and the friendly owners can help arrange ongoing transportation, massages, trekking tours and much more.
Another floating bungalow in Khao Sok National Park is the PraiwanRaftHouse. It doesn’t get much better than waking up on the lake with scenic views and the sounds of the jungle all around you.
Going on a long tail boat tour of Cheow Lan Lake to Khao Sam Kloe (the Guilin of Thailand) is one of the main reasons that people visit this National Park. The boat ride through the lake is like a dream. The dynamic mountains jutting out of the water is some of natures best work.
Who needs coffee when you can wake up by jumping into the lake? Just kidding…me, I need coffee ☕️.
Magical Mountain View Resort
The Magical Mountain View Resort is a beautiful experience in the jungly mountains of Khao Sok. Perched on top of a hill, this is an ideal place to stay if you like nature and solitude.
The views from the Mountain View Resort are spectacular. If you book a stay here, you’ll reap the benefits of having a swimming pool, well equipped spacious rooms and a tasty breakfast.
There is a car rental service available at the resort and like most Khao Sok accommodations, they can help you book tours and transportation so you will get the most out of your stay.
Khao Sok Jasmine Garden Resort
Surrounded by rolling hills and a tropical garden, the Khao Sok Jasmine Garden Resort is a great place to stay in Khao Sok if you want to be able to walk to the entrance of the National Park, shops and restaurants. There’s also an ATM within walking distance which is always useful.
Each bungalow is equipped with air conditioning, a spacious terrace and private bathroom. It’s called the Jasmine Resort for a reason. After a day of jungle trekking relax by the pool and inhale the the blooming jasmine all around you.
Khao Sok River & Jungle Resort
Khao Sok River & Jungle Resort is another great hotel in Khao Sok. Located on the river amidst a well maintained garden surrounded by lush vegetation, the resort is very close to the entrance of the National Park.
The cozy bungalows all come with private balconies and garden views. This is a budget friendly option that has a restaurant and bar on site.
Ever want to go glamping in the jungle? Well, here’s your chance if you book a stay at the Tanoshi Glamping. Along with the phenomenal views, the Japanese-style entryway is beautiful, and the tents are comfortable and cozy.
The tents even have air conditioning, along with electricity so you never have to worry about your devices being uncharged. The tents are spacious, the breakfast is exceptional, an experience and a stay all wrapped into one.
If you are traveling to Khao Sok during busy season, it is best to book a hotel in advance as accommodations book up fast. If you are traveling Thailand in the off season then you can book as you go, a night or two before.
Things to do in Khao Sok National Park
I loved Khao Sok! For more information of things to do inside Khao Sok National Park check out this post. If not, here is a quick list of things to do in Khao Sok NP.
- Cheow Lan Lake boat tour
- Khao Sam Kloe (the Guilin of Thailand)
- Coral Cave
- Ride a bamboo raft
- Tubing down the river
- Stay in a Treehouse
- Bird Watching
- Jungle Trekking
- Kayak Khao Sok Lake
How to Get to Khao Sok National Park
Getting to Khao Sok is pretty straightforward. There are a few different ways and combinations to get to Khao Sok National Park.
Flying – The most efficient way to get to Khao Sok is to fly. The closest airport to Khao Sok is Surat Thani (URT) which is 2 hours away. The next closest airports are Krabi International (KBV) 2.5 hours away and Phuket (HKT) 3 hours away.
From here you’ll have to take private transportation or shared minivan to Khao Sok. These tickets can be booked with most tour operators. Make sure the minivan is going directly to Khao Sok and there are no stops in between.
Private Transfer – You can arrange a private transfer to Khao Sok NP from anywhere in Southern Thailand. If you are coming directly from an island, transportation can be arranged that you get picked up from the pier.
Train – Thailand has a great train system and if you are coming from Bangkok, you can take a night sleeper train to Surat Thani and from a minivan to Khao Sok.
Private Motorbike – If you’re driving a car or motorbike to Khao Sok, road are well maintained and this is definitely a viable option. Traveling Thailand on your own two wheels is an adventure that everyone should do at least once in their lives. You can rent extended bike rentals here.
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