The vast majority of visitors stay at one of the many guesthouses found near the park's main western gates and hiking trails in Khlong Sok village. If you don't mind roughing it, staying in a rafthouse on gorgeous Chiew Lan Lake is recommended -- at least for a night. Travellers with their own transport could opt for a more remote room in Khao Sok valley.
This is where the bulk of accommodation and tourist services for Khao Sok are found. Within the small village set between the highway and the park entrance are several small-scale bungalow operations from basic to mid-range quality. Nearly every place to stay has an attached restaurant and tour agency, with more shops and dining spots found along the main road.
Nestled about 100 metres off the main access road, Baan Khao Sok was our top budget to flashpacker pick for its winning combination of simple but tastefully comfortable rooms at reasonable prices, scenic, shady grounds beside the gently babbling Sok River, and sincere, family run atmosphere. Rooms come in two forms and all are situated far apart from one another amidst many trees and tropical... Read our full review of Baan Khao Sok Resort.
A sweet little spot for those looking for some added comforts, this seven-room resort is set along the main road to the park and run by a friendly Thai-Spanish couple. The atmosphere is decidedly floral with the concrete bungalows hidden away up a gently inclining path amid tropical greenery and a hanging orchid garden. Set between the bungalows and the restaurant next to the orchid garden is a... Read our full review of Khao Sok Las Orquideas Resort.
With its gorgeous riverside location and a truly eco-conscious design, Our Jungle House is a top spot to immerse yourself into the jungly delights of Khao Sok national park. Pick a riverside treehouse for the mountain view. Found at the end of a rough dirt road 700 metres off the main access road to the park in Khlong Sok, Our Jungle House is a collection of wooden treehouses and bungalows... Read our full review of Our Jungle House.
If looking for comfort close to the national park gates and the Sok River, it would be difficult to do better than Tree Tops. It actually has an entrance directly in to the Khao Sok parking lot, beyond the front gates of the park, so it's literally a stone's throw from the visitor centre. The resort is also situated right beside the scenic Sok River in view of the Khao Sok mountains, so its... Read our full review of Tree Tops River Huts.
Found just off the main road about 300 metres away from the park entrance, Green Valley has a small collection of bungalows set in two rows along a footpath that leads to the river, plus some cheap rooms above its restaurant. The air-con bungalows are in duplex style with a choice of double or twin beds with carved wooden headboards and a tile bathroom with hot water shower. Each room is fitted... Read our full review of Khao Sok Green Valley Resort.
Found at the end of a pot-holed dirt road near Our Jungle House, Palmview has about a dozen concrete and wooden bungalows set in a palm and rubber plantation. Bungalows are clean and spacious with fans, tiled floors, twin or double beds with mosquito nets, screened windows, and private bathrooms with hot water showers. The cheaper bungalows are duplex style with a connected balcony. With so much... Read our full review of Khaosok Palmview Resort .
For most places, once you add air-con and a swimming pool to the mix the prices are sure to edge up well over a thousand baht. Not so at Morning Mist, which offers resort style facilities at room rates that would please even a budget-minded backpacker. Never mind that some of the bungalows are dark, small and rather simple, the riverside setting is priceless and a lot of care is taken to keep the... Read our full review of Morning Mist Resort .
Found next door to Bamboo House about 300 metres off the main access road, Nung House has a mix of bungalows set in a large garden area full of palm trees and tropical plants. Its cheapest bungalows are in wood, with private bathrooms and double beds. For 100 baht extra you can get one with hot water. The larger concrete bungalows all have hot-water showers in the bathrooms, and the rooms set in... Read our full review of Nung House .
Since its more humble beginnings, Baan Rimnan has been given an upgrade and now offers a mix of fan and air-con bungalows in a pretty green valley setting near the river. The rooms themselves are solid for the prices, and are quite a bit larger than what we found elsewhere for the same rates. Bungalows are made of a mix of stone and wood and are raised above the ground. Most are standalone... Read our full review of Baan Rimnan Resort .
This cheap and cheerful place has simple bungalows spread across a large garden area, with more pricey elevated bungalows found just across the road along the river. The cheaper rooms have double or twin beds and private bathrooms – all were full during our visit in November 2014 so we weren't able to take a peek in these. We did have a look inside one of the riverside bungalows, which are in... Read our full review of Bamboo House.
Jungle Huts is a quirky budget spot where the design theme appears to have been no two bungalows can look alike. The grounds feel something like a jungle village since all rooms are different -- some made from wood, others bamboo, others concrete; some big, some small, many in between. Due to the many options on offer it pays to check out a few rooms to see what suits you. The cheapest bamboo... Read our full review of Jungle Huts.
One of the more fun and creative resorts in the area, Khao Sok Tree House offers a range of rooms, all of which are indeed up in the tree tops. Each is given an evocative name such as Barbarian Honeymoon Tree House or the Crazy Cave House, with most connected by walkways raised way off the ground. There are several different sizes on offer and some have fan while others air-con, but all feature... Read our full review of Khao Sok Tree House Resort.
Just inside the park's entrance you'll find some basic youth hostel accommodation with shared baths that are little more than extremely hard single beds set in rows in a large, imposing building near the restaurant. Shared bathrooms are in a separate building next door. Though this is a decent option if looking for the absolute cheapest bed around, it's possible to get a very cheap private... Read our full review of National Park accommodation.
Along Rt. 401 east of Khlong Sok village towards Ban Ta Khun are a handful of places to stay, mostly resort style accommodation a notch higher in quality and price than the village offerings with scenic, though isolated, settings.
Found in one of the most spectacular settings we've seen in the Khao Sok area, Cliff and River is a collection of bungalows set over a hillside at the base of a steep mountain range. Each bungalow is equipped with air-con, private bathrooms with hot water showers and fridges. Rooms set higher up on the hill offer views of the cliffs and fetch higher prices, and there's a two-level style bungalow... Read our full review of Cliff and River Jungle Resort .
After a drive down a rutted dirt road through a rubber plantation, this is about the last place you'd expect to find. Tenting usually evokes an image of living on the cheap in the great outdoors but the 13 tents sprinkled over the hillside at this resort are far from rustic. We try not to throw the word amazing around too much, but that's the first word that springs to mind on arrival here. The... Read our full review of Khaosok Boutique Camps .
This picturesque lake, found about an hour's drive east from the Khlong Sok park entrance, is a highlight for many Khao Sok visitors, with a choice of floating accommodation from basic bamboo huts to air-con bungalows. Most who stay in the bungalows do so as part of an overnight tour that includes meals, transport and guided hikes or other activities around the lake.
In addition to Tone Tuey bungalows, the parks service (DNP) operates three more floating bungalows. Each are close to the shore, but all the bungalows are floating over the lake with bamboo or wooden floating docks that are moored to the land. There are several kayaks available to guests. While it's a good thing to have anywhere in and around Khao Sok, it's absolutely essential to have a torch... Read our full review of More Chiew Lan Lake rafthouses.
One of the original floating bungalows operated by the Department of National Parks (DNP), Tone Tuey is a popular spot for both day and overnight tour trips. Also called Ton Tert, it's one of the most isolated places to stay, found at the edge of an inlet that leads to Namtaloo cave. With rolling green hills rather than steep karst mountains in the immediate area, Tone Tuey's surrounds are not as... Read our full review of Tone Tuey rafthouses .