The Andamania Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Khao Lak
... healthy teaming with schools of small to mid sized fish but there is not an abundance of coral and what there is is very whitewashed. But with monsoon season upon us there were thunderstorms overhead, a good hour long down pour at arrival at the island and really choppy water causing most of the sea life to stay away.
The dinner of my last night more than made up for this disappointment. Khao Lak is blessed with an abundance ...
... Ken showed me a tree where each volunteer had attached a hand carved piece of wood bearing the name of their hometown. Sadly this had been damaged by children climbing all over it. The food was lovely but it was the setting that made it a really memorable lunch. Later Sue and I went through a few more lesson packs before I called it a day with just time for a dip in the pool before dusk.
I had arranged to meet Nicky for dinner. The four young English students ...
... amenities you would expect from a hotel in this class. We then spent a pleasant couple of hours in the shade of some trees on the beach. Phil had his first swim in the Andaman Sea. They have been flying yellow, and occasionally, red flags on the beach recently rather than green and Phil, despite being an experienced swimmer, noticed the strong currents and nearly found himself on the rocks when returning to shore.
By Thursday evening Phil was ...
At breakfast on Saturday I chatted with Adrienne, one of the newly arrived volunteers. She was a PE teacher from Melbourne and was pleased to have exchanged the 43 degree temperatures experienced in the current Australian heatwave for the more pleasant 30 something degrees in Thailand. She seemed really nice and was closer to my age than the majority of the volunteers. Sadly we wouldn’t be working together next week as she was going out to ...
... he built into a publishing empire.
Lately, we have noticed an interesting trend on our travels through SE Asia: aging boomers are on the move in this part of the world. Lots and lots of them! In the 80s, a backpacker over 50 would have been an exception. Currently, this has become the rule. So all you boomers, if you have doubts about your ability to travel independently in SE Asia, bear in mind you will have lots of company. And it’s a hell of ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking