Paradise Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Mae Nam
...in fact it couldn't be any different. I'm in a guest house on the backpacker's mecca that is the Khao San Road (Bangkok) at the end of 2 weeks in Thailand. Yes, I'm still alive everyone - apologies for the radio silence. I will update my India and Hong Kong blog pages a bit later. In short, India was amazing, Hong Kong was not at all what I …
... in the water for an hour but it felt like a matter of minutes, so lost were we peering into the briny depths. Spitting salt water from our mouths we climbed back aboard the boat and headed deeper into the park, heading towards a lagoon on one of the islands, known in English as Mother Island. Apparently, part of The Beach was shot here, though I've never actually seen it so I think things were a bit lost on me. To get to the lagoon, one had to climb up ...
... opted for a cheaper 'hostel' to better suit our budget. Surprisingly (they must have seen my luggage tag) we were upgraded to a beachfront bungalow, with the beach on one side, and the bar and pool right in front. Bingo. Not bad for £16 per night. We relaxed by the pool for the afternoon before Rachael and Steve, the Canadians who we had travelled with earlier on our trip, came to meet us for dinner as they were also on the island. It was so good to see them again and catch ...
... market along the beach road in Chaweng, before stopping for lunch.
It seems much harder here to find a street food stall amidst the Western food places offering an abundance of pizza and less authentic Thai dishes. There are even tapas bars, reminding me once more of Spain! The prices are significantly higher than in Bangkok and more so compared to Chiang Mai. However it's still cheap, but do watch out for the alternative menu that some restaurants will ...
... YEY!! We wasted no time, dumped the bags, and headed straight back to reception/bar/beach...and grabbed a well deserved beer and some food. Singa becoming our beer of choice, we sat and watched the waves lap and finally relaxed. We hit the beach and jumped in to the sea. The sea was amazing, it was like bath water. Seriously, you hear people say that and think yeah right, but seriously...bath water, we both walked straight ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet