Ao Nang, a picturesque gem on Thailand's Andaman coast, boasts pristine white sands, crystal-clear waters, and striking limestone cliffs. This popular destination offers a wealth of activities, from sunbathing and swimming to snorkelling and diving among vibrant marine life. Savour the mouth-watering Thai cuisine at beachfront eateries, or indulge in a rejuvenating traditional massage. Adventure enthusiasts can explore the nearby islands, such as Koh Poda and Chicken Island, via longtail boat excursions. With its family-friendly atmosphere, bustling nightlife, and convenient access to Krabi, Ao Nang Beach caters to travellers of all tastes and interests.

Thailand with kids

Popular – and lesser-known – places to visit in Thailand with the family

If you're coming to Thailand with kids I'm sure the obvious contenders will already be on your radar: the temples of Bangkok, a cooking class in Chiang Mai, maybe an elephant sanctuary, one of the islands, and call it a wrap. Yes, these are all worthy additions to a family-friendly trip to Thailand, but take my advice: I've been living in and writing about Thailand since 2011 and I can tell you there is so much more to the country that doesn't make the standard "top 10" lists and travel brochures. If you're even vaguely interested in getting off the beaten path and seeing some of the 'real' Thailand with the kids, this guide is for more

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