The next stop of our honeymoon was Ko Lanta. We didn’t quite accommodate the timing from traveling from Khao Sok to Ko Lanta, so we didn’t arrive to the ferry in time. We ended up getting a hotel last minute in the Ao Nang area of Krabi. Our ferry ride out took a while, but we had great views on the way.
Our hotel was on the southern tip of Ko Lanta, in what we discovered was a muslim town. Our view was pretty nice. There were loud calls to prayer each morning and night… that was a first for me.
The beach near our hotel.
The view from the hotel pool.
Sunset on the beach in Ko Lanta.
We ended up going to the same restaurant on the beach each night (it was a very small town). They had a fire show each night.
The Price is Right – The Thai Version
At this point, we were pretty much professional monkey feeders, so Lisa went and bought some bananas to feed to them. Note the “Maybe this wasn’t a good idea” at the end.
Turns out, these monkeys were a little less domesticated than the previous ones we fed.
The next morning, we went on a four-island tour. This is the village we were staying in, from the boat (Kantiang Beach).
Our first stop was snorkeling/diving off of these islands.
Getting ready to snorkel!
The next stop was the “Emerald Cave.” It is a mountain island, with a “secret” beach in the center. You swim through a cave for a ways, and emerge into a beach enclave, surrounded by cliffs.
Swimming through the cave.
The actual name of the cave is Morakot Cave. It is referred to as “Emerald Cave” due to the color of the water
Behind us is the end of the cave that you swim through to reach the beach.
The next stop on the tour was Ko Kradan. This was exactly what I pictured Thai beaches to look like.
Walking along the beach on Ko Kraden.
The next stop on our tour was Ko Ngai. It was nice, because there weren’t many people here.
The beach at Ko Ngai.
Back at our spot on the beach near our hotel.
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