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Thai New Year, Songkran Festival 2023

Songkran is a vibrant festival that is celebrated annually in Thailand. This festival is the Thai New Year, and it takes place in mid-April, coinciding with the end of the dry season. Khao Lak is one of the best places to experience Songkran, especially if you want to indulge in luxury and immerse yourself in the local culture.

When it comes to accommodation, Khao Lak has some of the most luxurious beachfront hotels in Thailand, including Devasom Khao Lak. Our 5-star resort offers breathtaking views of the Andaman Sea, the best sunset in Thailand, and world-class amenities that will make your stay unforgettable. Join us in Khao Lak this Songkran holiday!

During Songkran, Thais and visitors alike engage in a water fight, and it is not uncommon to see people splashing water on each other with buckets or water guns. It is a way of cleansing and rejuvenating oneself for the new year. As a visitor, you are welcome to participate in the water fights, and it can be a fun and exciting way to celebrate the festival.

Apart from the water fights, there are also other cultural activities that take place during Songkran. For example, there are parades that feature traditional Thai dancers and musicians, and these parades are a great way to experience the local culture. You can experience a unique Songkran celebration at Devasom Khao Lak.

In Khao Lak, you can also take part in the traditional Thai ceremony of pouring water into the hands of the elders as a sign of respect and gratitude. This is a beautiful and meaningful tradition that is deeply rooted in Thai culture.

When it comes to food, Khao Lak has a wide range of local delicacies that you can sample during Songkran. Some of the popular dishes include Tom Yum Soup with Shrimp, Pad Thai, and Yellow Curry with Crab, all available at the Michelin Guide-listed Takola Restaurant. You will indulge in fresh seafood that is caught daily by the local fishermen and organic produce from our garden.

Celebrating Songkran in Khao Lak is a fantastic way to experience the local culture and indulge in luxury at the same time. With its stunning beachfront hotels, cultural activities, and delicious food, Khao Lak is the perfect destination for anyone looking to celebrate Songkran in style.

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