About Barbara A
Lives in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Since Apr. 2015
18-24 year old female
In love with travelling, enjoying the very essence of wherever ago and discover everything about the culture, folklore and traditions there may be. The caribbean has my heart, but home is wherever mother nature and us are.
Sacred & Religious Sites
Bodies of Water
This National Park is an area of pristine natural beauty, with a huge variety of flora and fauna to be found both above and below the water. Hikes, boat rides, and diving or snorkeling are all available in this collection of islands, where you can wander to your heart's content. And should you choose to stay overnight, you and your lover will wake up to gorgeous views.
Ko Yao Noi is the kind of place that feels frozen in time, thanks to its untouched landscapes and wonderfully rustic feel. You can explore the beauty of this secluded island on foot, bike or scooter. Numerous cave paintings are a reminder of the island's age, and you can also take boat rides to surrounding islands. No matter what you choose to do, it is the calm and quiet that you're likely to enjoy the most here.
This magical place has kept its unique, original essence, despite continuous growth. You can your loved one can enjoy its golden sunsets, magnificent beaches, peaceful Buddhist temples, and cascading waterfalls.
The beauties awaiting you in this cave are like nothing you've ever seen before. You'll find precious sculptures, and plenty of other incredible sights worthy of your admiration. Plus, the little monkeys that inhabit the forest come and go, and bats guard the caves, adding to the sacredness of the atmosphere.
Between the Similan and Surin archipelagos, you'll find this virgin island beauty. The perfect combination here is a long, long walk on the white sand beaches, followed by a lovely swim or snorkel in the gorgeous turquoise waters. You'll want nothing more than to sit down, soak in the views, and wait for the magical sunset to come.
Surin is a beautiful beach to visit en route to the Similan Island National Park. Enjoy a cocktail and some authentic Thai food as you soak up the sea views, or indulge in a romantic couple's massage right on the beach. For the more adventurous, this is a great opportunity to hit the waves with your surf boards.
If you're looking for a very traditional yet quiet place to stay, Takua will leave you with a full heart and a big smile. Along with its beautiful, natural scenery, the area's picturesque historic architecture gives it a nostalgic, romantic feel — especially down by the river.
Khao Sok is incredibly huge, so I recommend that you and your partner stay a night or two to truly enjoy all the wonders on offer. While you won't be able to explore every hiking trail, nor kayak through all the waters, you can try! You'll find an insane number of protected species here too, and you can admire each of them while being guided around the park. Waking up with the one you love in such a beautiful and secluded place will leave you in complete contentment!
On land and out at sea, there are a few different sites situated around Phang Nga Bay that are sure to add a lot of romance to your trip. From serene Taoist and Buddhist temples to letting beautiful islands, caves, and gorgeous limestone formations, there are plenty of wonders to immerse yourselves in here at Phang Nga.