On On Hotel Phuket Town

On On Hotel Phuket town

On On Hotel – Phuket Old Town Phuket’s first hotel The On On hotel was the very first hotel to open in Phuket. It’s still there on it’s original site on PhangNa road, in Phuket’s old town. The hotel, which had run in to disrepair has been completely renovated and restored and is now branded as “The Memory at On On.” The renovation is in keeping with the rest of Phuket Read More …

Chalong Bay

Chalong Bay

Where to eat, drink and sleep in Chalong bay Ao Chalong Phuket Ao Chalong (Chalong bay) lacks a nice beach so it’s not the place for a beach vacation. A lot of boat charters depart from Chalong so it can be good for a night or two if you are transiting. It’s also where a lot of dive boats depart from. Here are some suggestions for eating, drinking and sleeping in Read More …

Kamala Beachfront apartments

Kamala beach front apartments

A hotel for families in Phuket Kamala Beachfront Apartments We can’t think of a better place to stay for a family of four than the Kamala Beach Front Apartments. They are also ideal for a small group or two couples. The two bedroom deluxe sea view rooms are massive. They have two bedrooms, both with private en-suite bathrooms. They have a huge lounge / dinner area with a fully fitted kitchen. Read More …

Koh Lanta resort recommendation

Koh Lanta Nice beach resort

Lanta Nice Beach Resort Koh Lanta resort recommendation We’ve stayed at the Lanta Nice Beach Resort twice and I’m sure we’ll be back again. It’s a 3 star resort on Khlong Nin beach that we really like. If you’ve never been to Koh Lanta we recommend it for a taste of Thailand island life. It still hasn’t reached the levels of development which many people feel have spoiled other Thai Read More …

Family hotel in Krabi

Family hotel in Krabi

Family hotel in Krabi If you are travelling with kids in Krabi we recommend the Centara Anda Dhevi hotel in the Hat Nopparartha part of Krabi, we stayed there last month. It’s well located and popular with families. Kids will find friends to play with in the pool so the adults can relax. The service is excellent and the rooms are great for the price you pay. Wifi is free Read More …

Nangthong Bay resort Khao Lak

Nangthong bay resort

Nangthong Bay resort Khao Lak One of our recommended Khao Lak hotels The Nangthong bay resort is one of our favorite Khao Lak hotels. It’s our weekend getaway hotel when we fancy a mini break from Phuket. It’s great value at any time of year but especially in low season. It’s one of Khao Lak’s first hotels, which is why it commands such a great location, on the beach and just a short Read More …

Glamping in Khao Sok Thailand

Khao Sok Boutique camp

Stay in a boutique camp in Khao Sok national park   It’s great to stay overnight in Khao Sok national park and get close to nature. But you don’t need to forego your luxuries if you stay at the Khao Sok Discovery Boutique camp. You can stay one night or two nights as part of a Khao Sok tour package or you can just book the accommodation and remain independent. Packages Read More …

Krabi hotel recommendations

Krabi hotel recommendation

Krabi hotel recommendations Here are a few suggestions for hotels in Krabi. Each Krabi hotel recommendation below links to the hotel page at Agoda.com, a large online hotel booking website. It’s hard to recommend hotels but all the suggestions below are hotels that we have either stayed at ourselves or that come highly recommended by our friends. Ao Nang hotel suggestions Most holiday makers stay in Ao Nang. The Phra Read More …

Koh Yao Yai overnight

Koh Yao Yai view

2 days 1 night at Koh Yao Yai Koh Yao Yai overnight from Phuket, with snorkeling at Koh Hong Krabi Last weekend we had our end of high season staff outing. Each year we have to choose a location that suits everyone in our group of about thirty people. We have a mix of ages, nationalities and interests. Some of us need to be kept active, others prefer to just Read More …

Phuket mini break

Raya resort AC bungalow

Escape from Paradise with a mini break from Phuket Life on a beautiful tropical island can be hard. Sometime you need to escape to an even smaller tropical island to unwind for a couple of days. Here are some suggestions for 2 days 1 night packages from Phuket: Surin Islands 2 days 1 night with accommodation in a tent Surin has the best reefs for snorkeling from November to April. (The Read More …