Centara Seaview Resort

This upscale resort on Nang Thong Beach borders the mountainous Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park and is 5 km from Ton Chong Fah Waterfall.

The refined rooms, with traditional Thai dark wood furnishings and floors, offer balconies, flat-screens, free Wi-Fi and minibars. Family rooms have modern decor. Upgraded rooms add sea views. Villas have living areas, and some include private plunge pools and terraces. Room service is available.

There are 5 dining options including a sports pub, plus 4 outdoor pools, 1 with a swim-up bar. Other amenities include a gym, a game room and a putting green, plus a spa, tennis/squash courts and direct beach access.