Ao Chaloklam is located in the north of Koh Phangan and offers you a long, beautiful, white beach. Chaloklam is still one fishing villagewhy you get to see many fishing boats and in the "Seafood Village"Enjoy excellent fish and seafood. In general, Chaloklum has everything you need to live. There are many small cafes and restaurants, both on the promenade and in the center. In addition, the small cozy place next to an 7 / 11 supermarket also offers other shops, such as pharmacies, bakeries, clothing and jewelry stores, laundries, bookstores and much more.
Although you will not see a sunrise or sunset, but worth a visit! Chaloklam has a very special flair and is especially popular with long-term travelers and retirees who live permanently on Koh Phangan. The reasons for this are the relaxed atmosphere and the great distance to the party destinations on the island. There is not a single regular party in Chaloklum! A special tip in this area is the Malibu Beach, The beach is located at the southern end of the bay and is famous for the trees that grow in the white fine sand. The turquoise sea, the bright white sand and the perfectly round shaped trees give an almost bizarre picture.
ACTIVITIES IN CHALOKLUM
The Viewpoint offers you a unique view over the bay. Instead of driving to Haad Khom, turn right and follow the signs "Viewpoint". Attention, the path is almost unpaved, possibly better run! Also worth a visit is the three Temple in the village (Wat Chaloklum, the Chinese temple on the main street, as well as a new temple below the Chinese temple). Here, please, as always, pay attention to appropriate clothing. At the main road in the direction Thongsala the way branches to Paradise Waterfall off, about opposite the temple. If you want to do sports, here is the Gym "The Press", as well as one Padel tennis court (shortly before Haad Khom). Diver can in Chaloklam at one of diving schools book, too snorkeling enthusiasts come here on their account. Since there may well be higher waves on the north coast, Chaloklam is also at kitesurfers and Wakebordern popular. Furthermore, Chaloklum is suitable as a starting point for excursions with the Longtailboot along the east coast. From the neighboring Haad Khom you can get one Hike to the famous Bottle Beach Companies. Here we cross country through the jungle, please take enough water and remember that there are no mobile phone network over long distances. There is one on Sundays Walking Street Market, This starts from 16 clock and is open until late at night. You will find local delicacies and other products, as well as sometimes live music. The market is located around the pier on the beach road. In low season, however, the weekend market can be canceled depending on the weather.
Bars and restaurants in Chaloklam
In the evenings it gets rather quiet in Chaloklam. In the evening, the beach restaurants with their bars are only open longer in the high season. the Chalokbar is also open in the low season until late at night. The Live Lounge scores with live music. It is also absolutely worth a visit Woodstock Bar with its rustic flair.
However, as mentioned above, Chaloklam is more of a quiet place without much nightlife. It's a culinary attraction The World's End Cafe with a delicious breakfast, bread rolls are also offered gluten-free. You can find very delicious Thai food at Grandma's Kitchen. beach garden has a very different range of dishes, we think that their French cuisine is the absolute highlight. That Rimini is a very good Italian restaurant which also offers seafood - but no pizza. at Foods and Roots you enjoy extraordinarily good vegan/vegetarian food in a beautiful ambience.
Accommodation in chaloklum
The complex has a large swimming pool and each unit has a kitchenette with kettle, toaster and fridge.
From Thongsala take the Police Road and follow the signs to Chaloklum. With the scooter you need about 20 to 25 minutes, if you go by taxi you have to count on around 250 Bath per person. Taxi fares can vary widely and depend on season, number of passengers and time of day.
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