Island View Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Ko Chang
Rach and I were woken up at 7am by my dreaded alarm (which I snoozed twice before we finally got up in the oven which was our beach hut for 5 nights). We had our standard cold shower and avoided the tiny bin in the corner as it was swarming with pacts of ants. We paid our bill for 5 nights accommodation, food and drink which was 4100B (approx £70 ) and said goodbye to Malai (the owner) and started our 10 minute trek up the beach with our heavy backpacks until we reached ...
... in Thai! The islands were exactly what we had hoped for - beautiful beaches, good food and magnificent scenery. However as more and more tourists become aware of these islands, as we have, and they become a replacement and/or successor to the more touristed islands in the south, we expect they will become more and more developed in the next few years; we hope that Koh Kood especially manages to keep it's beautiful charm and not become an island that caters purely for ...
... we were on the boat and realized just what I was about to do! There wasn't much in the way of training or preparation; my instructor just asked me some questions and went over some basics - then suddenly it was time to put on the gear and jump in the water! I haven't been that nervous in a long time. I was the only first timer; there was a Russian dude who'd done one dive before, plus a bunch of old pros who were going ...
... It is a crazy sight sideways rain. Thoughts raced through my mind as captain and deck hands prepared to launch into the ocean while the wind coming straight into our large scuba vessel was bent on crippling our transport. Needless to say captain is more than qualified to deal with such matters. The next 90 minutes of my life I will never forget.
When given the opportunity to ride 6 and 8 foot waves at night in 85 ...
... cars on the bottom level and seats on the top, we settled in and cracked open a bottle of samsong and sent Jerry off for ice andcups.....he arrived with the only chilled can of coke hey ho!
Pretty merry after the hour on the ferry we took a tuk tuk with 2 Geordie girls and a
German to Lonely beach and arrived there at 2.30pm, we looked at some bungalows
by the beach but P wanted to see what else was on offer so P, Stanton and Dylan
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet