The good thing about 7-Eleven is that it remains open 24 hours a day and prices remain the same irrespective of whether the shop is in a tourist destination or not. Bang Niang’s ‘7’ is in the heart of things, on the corner of Highway 4 and Soi Bang Niang # 1. Please note that Thai law allows the sale of alcohol only between 11:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 24:00. 7-Eleven strictly adheres to this law so if you are going on a booze run consider this first.
- Opening Hours: 24/7
- Location: Corner of Highway 4 and Soi Bang Niang #1
Bang Niang Market
Always a colourful and lively sight, Thai markets are a must-do on any visitor’s itinerary. Bang Niang Market is especially interesting as it is large, varied and very much a part of the local shopping scene. Here, you’ll find four rows of makeshift shops/stalls with two wide alleyways leading through them. Goods for sale include shirts, Read More...
- Opening Hours: Everyday but the main days are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10:00 – 22:00
- Location: By the 7-Eleven, Bang Niang
You’ll find many tailors in Khao Lak and other tourist destinations around Thailand. Taking Boss tailor as an example, make sure you allow enough time for the fitting and refitting. Do not expect good quality if you leave things to the last minute – even if the tailor boasts that he can get it done in 24 hours. On the bright side of things, prices in Thailand for bespoke tailoring are a fraction of those in the west.
- Opening Hours: 12:00 – 22:00
- Location: Soi Bang Niang # 1 opposite Victoria Indian restaurant