We decided to go to fly from Chiang Mai to Krabi, in order to spend time in Ao Nang, due to its easy access to the south islands. We only booked a few days here, as it was only ever meant to be a stop gap to go to Railay Beach and mooch about before we went on to Koh Lanta.
We were really pleasantly surprised with Ao Nang, though, and could definitely have spent at least another two days there. Railay actually turned out to be one of my favourite beaches that we visited in Thailand, and Ao Nang turned out to be quite foodie hotspot with a wealth of great restaurants (picking just one from the huge list of high-scoring restaurants on Trip Advisor was quite a the task). Continue reading