To North West
village is the north's main fishing port and has a wealth of inexpensive
seafood restaurants serving fresh delicacies such as locally caught
squid. There are also a few bars to visit and Chaloklum is home
to Paradise Waterfall, a fantastic hillside nightclub.
maritime roots have encouraged several dive schools to locate
here and there are numerous dive and snorkelling sites nearby.
It is fairly mountainous and gets more rugged as you head east,
thus there are a number of trais to climb if you're into walking,
waterfalls to visit and the Chinese Temple just outside the village.
beach itself is very long, the village is located in the middle
and good value resorts flank either side of the scenic bay. Further
east Haad Khom has a small coral reef and both good value and
high end resorts; the dirt road is hard to negotiate without a
4WD, but boat taxis run regularly from the pier in Chaloklum.