Travel Blogs from Ao Nang
It's a short hop from Krabi Airport to the beach town of Ao Nang, and 150 bhat per person got us there in about 30 minutes. All the luggage was piled in a huge heap near the front of the bus, and ours was on the bottom. Fortunately by the time we got delivered to the Best Western hotel it was accessible from the large number of prior drop-offs . < …
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Sea kayaking has been always my number one activity in Krabi since I read in the travel book - Rough Guides's Make The Most of Your …
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Our flight from KL took about 45 minutes to reach Krabi. We were initially quite worried about our trip because it was raining non-stop for the past one week. There were also reports of flash floods and mudslides in certain areas of Krabi. However …
... Nang which is the nearest town to our hotel. Although small, it was a buzzing centre with dozens of hotels, restaurants and massage parlours lining the beach. Great to see - but we preferred the relative quiet of our private beach :) We then had two stunning days of sunshine, which we took full advantage of. The first spent on a boat cruise around the islands, and the second by the hotel pool. For the boat trip, us and 30 other people piled into a ...
... paradise of light forest, to an opening that took us onto Maya beach itself. I'm not going to lie; apart from the ivory-white sands, it didn't look all that impressive; in comparison to other Thai beaches, I mean. Unfortunately, that would be because of all the hundreds of tourists squashed into the tiny beach. All the rich tourists appear to have been taken right up to the beach by boat, having been save the ordeal of the cliffs. We had been told by the boat man that we had ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Clean, cheap, contemporary & modern furnishing, strategic location (3mins walk to beach and beach front shopping area).
Would have given 5 stars:
- if not for the inconsistent water heater flow, 1 minute hot, another minute cold.
- Internet facility is not free, have to purchase credit.
Note: The pics in travelpod is for different resort. Go to http://www.agoda.com/asia/thailand/krabi/white_sand_krabi_resort.html for the correct pictures.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.