Khao Sok Local Culture

Experience Thailand culture at it’s finest with these three activities. Are you a big fan of local-style Thai cuisine? If so, you can opt for a Thai Jungle-Cooking class with a local family. Alternately, you can pamper yourself with a traditional Thai massage or a visit to the nearby Hot Springs.  Make your dreams come true when you book a room or a tour package.

Thai Massage

Thai massage

Thai Massage is considered among the best in the world. It is an integral part of Thailand culture.

  • Take a massage to unwind after your jungle treks and adventures.
  • You can choose a traditional Thai style massage or a more relaxing oil massage.
  • Learn more about Thai culture and massage at Wikipedia.
  • Duration: One hour

Tip: Thai massage offers more long-term benefits – if you can handle the stretching.

Hot Springs

Khao Sok Hot Springs

Looking for total relaxation?  The naturally heated volcanic water originates from natural springs.

  • Relax in tiled pools where you can sit and relax.
  • With a clean, modern style, the hot springs are a popular place for locals, so you get a taste of Thailand culture.
  • The 15 minute drive from our resort includes a stop at a viewpoint with a dramatic vista of the Khao Sok valley.
  • Duration: 1.5-2 hours

Tip: The hot springs are popular with locals, so respect Thailand culture by wearing shorts and a shirt instead of a bikini.

Jungle Cooking Class

Khao Sok Jungle Cooking

Interested in Thai cooking? Visit a local family farm in Khao Sok and experience Thai cuisine, jungle style!

  • Immerse yourself in the beautiful jungle setting.
  • Learn how to prepare local dishes using bamboo, banana leaves, and fresh herbs from the garden.
  • You can choose whether you want to see how it is done, or go for a full-on cooking lesson.
  • You will make rice in bamboo and the following dishes:
    • Turmeric grilled chicken
    • Tom Kha (coconut milk soup)
    • Green curry or Penang curry
  • Duration: 2-3 hours