The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani

4.5* out of 5 stars

Boasting a style inspired by nature and showcasing an impressively generous use of space, The Sands Khao Lak by Katathani is quite the revelation. With a little bit of everything to its name, this beachfront resort has the serene and golden expanse of Nang Thong Beach to the rear, and Khao Lak shopping and dining districts in front.

About an hour and 20 minutes drive from Phuket International Airport, The Sands Khao Lak is a perfectly located resort, superbly appointed with modern amenities and contemporary styling. Guests can choose to stay at one of three wings - Lagoon, Seaside and Aqua. Each caters to a different type of traveller, with wings designed to rest, refresh and play. Vibrant greens, blues and yellows against brilliant white backgrounds make up the room interiors, the patterning and elegantly draped textiles evocative of tropical foliage.

The beautifully landscaped gardens surround a natural electric blue lagoon and frame the wonderful hotel pool – which features an impressive swim-up pool bar - to create an enticing exterior. A total of 9 pools can be found at The Sands Khao Lak, including 6 swimming pools with private access from rooms, 1 beachfront pool, 1 family pool, and 1 adults only pool - meaning you have plenty of options to choose from to go for your daily dip. 

To completely soothe and rejuvenate, The Sands’ holistic spa overlooks the lagoon and boasts five private treatment rooms where you can experience the best in Thai massage.

Enjoy sumptuous fine dining at the grilled seafood al fresco Talay Restaurant which is set just steps from the beach, or indulge in the lavish lagoon-side buffet where you will be served from a traditional Thai boat for a feast that you will never forget.

The Sands Khao Lak is also a perfect choice for families seeking an unforgettable getaway. The exciting Sands Castle Kids Club is sure to keep the kids entertained for hours with its array of activities and facilities including a ball house, trampoline, superhero and princess corner, nursing station, book corner, creative arts & crafts corner, game arcade and outdoor playground. Your little explorers can also make a splash at the kids' water slide, lazy river and Aqua Play Zone.

Finally, for a romantic retreat, you'll enjoy the hotel's couples zone. And if you’re planning your big day, The Sands is more than willing to accommodate and prepare for you the perfect dream wedding on the beach.



Sands Room

Reveal the intimate sense of space and your ultimate comfort. Sands Rooms are transparently facing a garden or lagoon through a private balcony which serves as the chic living area.

Seaside Junior Suite

With a spacious layout plus the ocean view from your day lounge and balcony, this suite offers a unique seaward retreat in Khao Lak. The soft, relaxing colour scheme provides a sense of lightness in the comfort of a tropical beach home. The indoor living area offers a perfect space to unwind during the day.

Family Room

Perfect choice for families, this well-appointed room offers ample space for a family of four. The children's area provides fun toys and other amenities which children love. A partition can be closed to separate the room for parents' privacy.

Pool Access Junior Suite

Enjoy the luxury of your own private plunge pool adjacent to the accessible resort pool mere steps away. This romantic suite will add an unforgettable flavour to your holiday.

Pool Access Family Room

The Pool Access Family Room is the perfect choice for a family of four! Family Room evokes the feel of an underwater world theme. A sliding door can be closed to separate the parent area for extra privacy, plus guests can indulge in direct access to the resort's pool. 

Two Bedroom Teen Suite

Perfect for a family with 3 teens (and/or tweens), this room offers 2 separate bedrooms for parents and children, as well as two bathrooms. The teen room is equipped with a bunk bed and a sofa bed, making the room perfect for up to three kids.


  • Activity Programme
  • Bars
  • Beach
  • Concierge
  • Covid-19 Protocols
  • Daily Cleaning/Housekeeping
  • Family Pool
  • Gym
  • Onsite Shop
  • Pool Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Spa
  • Teens Club
  • Tennis Courts
  • Tours
  • Wi-Fi



Food & Drink

Coconut Bar

A swim-up pool bar! Just steps away from the ocean - cool down inside and out with rounds of exotic drinks!

Mango Bar

Set over the water in the lagoon next to the Joy Zone, this bar offers beautiful surroundings for day-time refreshments and evening entertainment.

Pineapple Bar

Located in front of the lobby next to a reflecting pond, Pineapple Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a drink at a popular meeting spot.

Talay Restaurant

Fresh grilled seafood served in front of the beach. Al fresco lunch served during the day.

The Floating Market

Overlooking a natural lagoon, this gastronomy emporium offers a cornucopia of international delights for breakfast and dinner.

Manta Ray Bistro

Airy and casual restaurant in a shape of a manta ray overlooking the pool for a family get-together; serving kids’ favorite foods all day long.

Jellyfish Bar

Parents and kids can enjoy a creative drink right in the water.