Takua PaNorthern 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.
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.
Similan Dive Center
phone: +66 76 485792
address: 22/37 Moo 4, Khuk Khak, Takua Pa, Phang NgaDay trips and daily departing liveaboards to the Similan Islands, Ko Bon, Ko Tachai, Boonsung wreck, and Richelieu Rock.
phone: +66 76 485868
address: 4/37 Moo 7 Khuk KhakSafe, secure one-day trips to the Similan Islands with guides who speak English, German, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish.
phone: +66 76 421026
address: 46 Senarath RdWell-known in town. Typical Thai mid-range hotel, just a little worn. Minimal English.