The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani

Beachfront landscaped resort

The Sands Khao Lak occupies an enviable location on the soft sands of the Nang Thong Beach and provides laid-back rainforest living, ample facilities and a convenient location, just a short walk from shops and restaurants of Khao Lak. Here nature excursions areavailable in the surrounding rainforest whilst luxurious resort facilities include five swimming pools and a host of dining and drinking venues. Head to the beachfront Talay Restaurant where delightful seafood dishes are served up or choose the Floating Market Restaurant where a selection of International dishes are prepared overlooking a natural lagoon for a tropical setting.

Ideal for couples and families, the resort offers family rooms, a kid’s pool, kids club and games room whilst adults can enjoy a relaxation pool. The hotel has adapted its own “Living Room” concept where each balcony or terrace has been decorated by nature inspired themes so that you can enjoy the beauty of open air and nature infused living at its best whilst a complementary pillow and mattress changing service is available to suit your personal preference. Garden or lagoon views are provided as standard, submersing you in this tropical escape whilst couples will love the romantic suites. In addition cultural class are available at the resort.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Average: 4.5 (1 vote)

Guide Price

€1,739 per person
Hotel Category
Deluxe
Location Type
Beach
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 3034 Reviews
Khao Lak

Hotel highlights

  • Restaurants and shops nearby
  • Family rooms

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    12:00
  • 316 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive
  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Family Rooms
  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani

  • Beach
  • Approx. 75 Minutes from Phuket Airport.
  • Walking distance to shops and restaurants.
3034 Reviews 89% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1871
  • Very Good 889
  • Average 182
  • Poor 54
  • Terrible 38

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Sep 15, 2019

Family getaway

Kiama Downs NSW

We stayed at the Sands for 10 nights (been home a week) it was fantastic. From arriving late at night to be greeted by very friendly and welcoming staff. Cool towel and drink in hand. The resort is just amazing exceptionally clean, staff very friendly and very helpful. We stayed in the junior seaside suite. Very spacious, very comfy beds. Fantastic massages everyday. We will be back.
Sep 11, 2019

FANTASTIC STAY AGAIN

Perth

Once again we had a fantastic stay here. This is our third time and cannot recommend this hotel enough. We always stay in a Seaside Junior Suite and were not disapointed again. Although the Peace Pool has been changed to the old childrens pool and at first we did miss this ambience but became used to it during our 10 night stay. The new Aqua Wing is a great addition for families and what a fantastic aqua playground and kids club, cant wait to bring the grandchildren next year. Although there wwere lots of families and children there was no noise to spoil our stay. Great staff as usual. Fantastic holiday, roll on next year !!!
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The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani

Facilities

Five Swimming Pools

The resort features five swimming pools which are set within the extensive grounds. The main swimming pool is located on the beachfront and a further three are accessed via the private access rooms. There is also a childrens section with a water slide, which is located close to the Family Rooms.

Spa

The Holistic Spa is set next to the lagoon and features an extensive menu of spa packages, detox programmes and holistic experiences in one of their six private treatment rooms. Alternatively, if you'd prefer to relax with a view, you can enjoy your treatment in one of the Thai massage pavilions that overlook the ocean.

Sports & Entertainment

The resort features one tennis court as well as beach volleyball, health walking programme and a stretching class. The games room features a pool table available to use as well as tv, games and a chill out area for children.

Shopping

The resort has available a minimart for your convenience and also offers a night market during high season. The resort is also moments away from the local shops, bars and restaurants of Khao Lak centre.

Fitness Centre

The Sands Khao Lak has a fitness centre, Tennis Court, Activity studio and beach volleyball for the active guests.

Classes

Thai cooking and fruit carving classes are available in resort, as well as Thai boxing and Yoga lessons for those looking for something different.

The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani

Room Types

Sands Room

Sands Room

Sands Rooms come with 42 square metres of living space and are decorated in a modern style with a subtle colour scheme which accentuates a tropical beach home feel. All come with a compact bathroom with a separate shower, complimentary Wi-Fi and a convenient location, close to the reception. Relax on your balcony and enjoy sea breezes andviews of the resort garden or the lagoon and admire these views through your large glass patio doors which give the sense of even more living space.

Your room will come with either a double bed or Hollywood twin beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Family room

Family Room

Family Rooms come with 55 square metres of living space and are centrally located in the middle of the resort allowing easy access to either the swimming pool or beach of which you have views from your private balcony.

Decorated in a modern bright colour scheme with an underwater world theme, these rooms offer a fun environment in which to relax and boast spacious bathrooms fitted with a bathtub and separate shower whilst complimentary Wi-Fi is provided for your convenience.

Ideal for families,the sliding door can be used to separate the two bedding areas, giving you that bit of extra privacy.Your room will come with either a double bed or a Hollywood twin and two kiddy beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Seaside Junior suite

Seaside Junior Suite

Seaside Junior Suites come with between 55 and 65 square metres of living space and are decorated in a modern style where a subtle colour scheme accentuates a tropical beach home feel. Located closer to the beach you can benefit from a prime location and enjoy ocean views from your private balcony or terrace fitted with a comfortable day lounger.Most Junior Suites come with an open plan style private balcony where the large doors give the sense of even more living space whilst some of these rooms are available with a terrace, on request.

Your spacious bathroom comes with a bathtub and separate shower and bedroom come witheither a double bed or Hollywood twin beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Swimming pool

Pool Access Junior Suite

Pool Access Junior Suites come with 65 square metres of living space and are decorated in a modern style where a subtle colour scheme accentuates a tropical beach home feel. All offer a bathtub and separate shower in your spacious bathroom and come with an open plan style private terrace where you have direct access to your own plunge pool which is adjacent to the resorts swimming pool.

These romantic suites are the closest to the reception area and face down to the resort. All come with complimentary Wi-Fi andeither a double bed or a Hollywood twin.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani

Food & Drink

Bar

Mango Bar

The Mango Bar serves refreshments throughout the day and at night its the place to be for the hotels evening entertainment. This bar is located in the centre of the resort near the lagoon.

Pineapple Bar

Only steps away from reception, this is the perfect spot to relax away from the water and enjoy a drink or two whilst watching the night sky reflect off the pond.

Floating Market Restaurant

The Floating Market Restaurant

This is your main restaurant at the hotel where international cuisines are offered for both breakfast and dinner. You will find a full international selection and can dine either inside or outdoors. You will find this restaurant located in the centre of the resort near the lagoon. A great experience in the high season where breakfast buffet gets served from traditional Thai boats on the lagoon!

Talay Restaurant

Talay Restaurant

This is the perfect place for an alfresco lunch or to enjoy a break from the swimming pools. Enjoy freshly grilled seafood dinner in front of the beach.

Private Dining

One of the most romantic ways to enjoy dinner with that special person, here at the Sands Khao Lak you can have an intimate candlelit dinner with your feet in the sand and the sound of the ocean in the background.

Coconut Bar

The swim up pool bar offers refreshments throughout the day and is steps away from the ocean. Here you can retire in the shade for a while or carry on sunbathing.

Board Basis Options

Half Board

If pre purchasing Half Board, guests are able to dine in 5 restaurants in the collection in Khao Lak

(2 restaurants at The Sands, 1 restaurant at The Waters, 1 restaurant at The Leaf Oceanside and 1 restaurant at The Leaf on The Sands)

There are set menus at these restaurants for lunch or dinner or youcan go to the buffet at The Sands for dinner when it is available.

Ala carte menu is available for a supplement.

Full Board

If pre purchasing Full Board, guests are able to dine in 5 restaurants in thecollection in Khao Lak.

(2 restaurants at The Sands, 1 restaurant at The Waters, 1 restaurant at The Leaf Oceanside and 1 restaurant at The Leaf on The Sands)

There are set menus at these restaurants for lunch or dinner or youcan go to the buffet at The Sands for dinner when it is available.

Ala carte menu is available for a supplement.

All Inclusive

All Inclusive Package includes the following: Lunch, dinner and drinks (Local beer, Thai whisky, House wine, Gin, Rum, Cocktail, Soft drink, Juice, Coffee & Tea) from 11:00 -23:00.

The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani

Family Friendly Facilities

Kids Club

Within the resort, there is a Kids' Club,playground and childrens poolavailable. Babysitting service is also available but is on a request basis locally and subject to extra charges. There is also a Game room, Giant Chess and outdoor Playground.

The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani

Special Offers

Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon Offer

Honey moon couples will receive welcome fruit, flower, bed decoration, guaranteed double bed and honeymoon cake.

Wedding Certificate must be shown at check in

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