Lanta Il Mare Beach Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Another day and another morning at the beach. We had fun throwing the paddle ball racquet and then trying to find it. Caleb is very in to diving for things now. He is good at holding his breath and controlling it until he is back up at the top. Buying fresh food close by ...
... was a delay of almost 40 minutes before we finally boarded. After initially claiming to be quite excited about this ferry crossing and the nice views it would give us of the neighbouring Islands, the sea was extremely choppy and we both began to feel sea sick almost instantly. Leaving the outside deck, we made our way inside to endure the remaining 2hrs on the boat lying down, with our eyes shut until we arrived in Donsak ...
... in with our snorkeling gear... Except for Cris who has her own style of "jumping in" .. We actually had to be very careful in this spot cuz there were sea urchins everywhere!!! Long spiky spines ...there were also these pink and green fish that kept coming way to close ,right up to our faces, almost challenging us.... Of course Lise tried to pet them to no avail :)
After around an hour it was lunch ...
The long main street that ran parallel with the West Coast was lined with beach shacks or at best modest built bungalows. No sign of any 5 star resorts or anything resembling the ‘typical’ hotel here, this was laid back, hippy central where the amount of beach shacks outnumbered the amount of people and the dusty street omitting a low hum of mopeds to-ing and throwing.
Our bungalows ...
... and rice. They make good chicken here.
Some mornings we get bread from the kitchen and we feed the monitor lizards and fish. One morning we threw some big pieces in, and the monitor lizard took a big bite and grabbed a fish instead. He gobbled it down, and you could see a big bulge in his neck. It happened four times, and the fish got bigger each time. Infact there was one time the fish was so big the lizard couldn't swallow it. Our hotel is so ...