district in Phang Nga province, Thailand

Takua Pa is a town on the Northern Andaman Coast of Phang Nga Province. It is the administrative headquarters of the province's Takua Pa District.

The town is featured in Aditya Assarat's 2007 film Wonderful Town.

Get inEdit

Regular buses from the provincial capital, Phang Nga, throughout the day. ~1 hour, 70 baht. Also, buses en route Bangkok-Phuket pass through Takua Pa hourly during the day.

Get aroundEdit




Similan Dive Center, 22/37 Moo 4, Khuk Khak, Takua Pa, Phang Nga (Opposite Bangkok Bank in the centre of Khao Lak), +66 76 485792, . Day trips and daily departing liveaboards to the Similan Islands, Ko Bon, Ko Tachai, Boonsung wreck, and Richelieu Rock.

Wicked Diving, 4/37 Moo 7 Khuk Khak, +66 76 485868, . Safe, secure one-day trips to the Similan Islands with guides who speak English, German, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish.





1 Extra Hotel, 46 Senarath Rd (~1 km south of the bus station, over the bridge, 40 baht via tuk tuk), +66 76 421026. Well-known in town. Typical Thai mid-range hotel, just a little worn. Minimal English. 700 baht.


Go nextEdit

Routes through Takua Pa
BangkokRanong  N   S  Phang NgaSadao

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