Sunday, October 25, 2009

Krabi - The Details

Let’s start with the mundane details first. We booked our hotel through (thanks Razeif!) for Beach Terrace Hotel (BT) at Ao Nang (or Nang Bay), Krabi. Costs us just RM56/person/night or RM 112/room/night. It’s a nice little hotel, room was comfy, they had drinking water changed every day, jug kettle, complimentary tea/coffee sachets, fridge and even a DVD player! Good enough for us to stay for 4 nights ;-) Oh, it comes with complimentary breakfast too.

Beach Terrace Hotel

Bfast by the sea

Walkway to bfast

Swimming pool

Towel deco in our room. Changes everyday ;-)

Drinking water. Replenished everyday too

If you want a slightly modern touch to the rooms/hotel, stay at Best Western (BW) instead, just across the street. No, you don’t have to worry about crossing the street to get to the beach if you stay at BW, because the beach isn’t really bathable. It’s better to take the island hopping/Phi Phi/James Bond Island tour to swim/snorkel/dive. Sandy white beaches there!

Best Western across the street
Flight costs us RM357/person return via AA. Make sure you pre-book your in-flight meal when you return to M’sia (as all the food were already being walloped by the incoming passengers). We were left only with cup noodles! Unless you have lunch first prior to going to the airport, you should be stuffed enough ;-) There’s not much choice to eat at the airport.

Anyway, if you’re Malaysian, you don’t need a visa to enter Thailand. The airport tax has been included in the flight cost, so you don’t have to keep extra Baht going back (unlike Siem Reap).

Some other useful tips:

-Tap water is hard water, so you’ll find your hair becoming entangled/ hard/scruffy. Hair conditioner helps.
-Wear flip flops/ selipar jepun / open toe quick dry rubber sandals for strolling around the beach / snorkelling/swimming/kayaking trips
-It can get really hot so drink lots of water & wear sunscreen / shades / hat
-It did rain too, so ponchos would be useful -Plug points are 2 pin, so bring along an adapter if your plugs are 3 pin.



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