The Nantra De Deluxe
Travel Blogs from Krabi
... quite a thing clambering up to the top bunk as it involved having to negotiate a railing around the bed…. The toilets were awful as, having Muslim style water jets, after an hour they were awash - and there was a pitiful little basin with a trickle of water. The beds were made up with clean sheets and pillow, and actually quite comfortable and not too hot.
But we didn't get much sleep as the man across the aisle played his radio ...
... lagoon. So to call it remote is not technically true. The lagoons steep cliffs echo now to the delegated shouts of hundreds of holiday makers whooping and hollering - any illusion of tranquility is now firmly smashed - as has the coral below also been. You can see the remains of the coral skeletons littering the seafloor through your badly fitting diving mask. It must have been gorgeous here once. Sadly the depredations of tourism have utterly destroyed this place - this ...
... on a weekend is really good. There is so much amazing cheap food to try there. Every possible part of a chicken has been cooked in some amazing way and there are snacks galore to be had. Amazing fish cakes wrapped around quail egg were one of my favorite. I've tasted nothing like it. The food stalls surrounded a square in the middle of the market with a mass of chairs and tables and a stage with karaoke being badly belted out by the locals. It was ...
... Another problem was the travel, seeing as the Ferries to Koh Tao only left at certain times from Chumpon or Surat Tani and we was at least 4-5 hours from each it would mean a day somewhere in between again. So completely not keen on going back to Krabi, especially Ao Nang we thought maybe go to Phuket (not keen on that either to be honest) for one night and leave on the early morning bus to get the ferry to Koh Tao. That was the plan, however as the day turned to night we ...
... take several dips in the ocean to cool down because its so lovely and warm here. After lounging around the sea for hours we then watched the evening sun set over the sea behind a mountain, it was a magnificent view. After eating we entered a bikers bar called Boogie Bar, where we enjoyed live rock music playing the classics: Guns and Roses: Sweet child of mine and Bon Jovi: Its my life. It was an awesome ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet