Newton Abbot family firm East Street Pub Company has taken over the pub which was previously known as the Mermaid, Murphy’s and Gio’s.
James Bond Island is a famous landmark in Phang Nga Bay. Once a quiet island known as Khao Phing Kan, It found its way onto the international tourist map through its starring role in the James Bond movie ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’. A distinctive feature of this famous bay is the number of sheer limestone cliffs that vertically jut out of the emerald-green water.
This beach is amazing, the sand is white and so soft it’s like walking on powder. I managed to beat the crowds and have virtually the beach entirely to myself. Plus I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to swim with glowing fluorescent plankton when the sun goes down.