Nora Chaweng Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ko Samui
After a long flight from the UK (stopping in Amsterdam & Bangkok) I arrived to 32 degree heat at Ko Samui airport. It was the most adorable airport I have ever seen! The planes flew in over the island so you could see the stunning scenery and some of the sights even before we hit
the ground. (Only slight problem with this is that when your …
... on our sun lounges all day, only occasionally moving to wheel our deck chairs an inch or so to maximise our sun intake. Jo got up once to go and get a smoothie for lunch from the local fruit store, returning 10mins later with a banana, pineapple and mango freshly blended, ice cold smoothie. Hmmmmmm!
A few hours later, having only spent £4 ...
... Bob has his own bungalow at the bottom of the hill. We spent the next few days chilling at the villa, the balcony with the pool was just unreal it was hard to leave!! We definitely gained some major tan! Everyday we would go out on the bike and explore some areas on the map, we were very lucky as it did not rain again. The villa attracted some interesting visitors - massive lizards and even a snake! We spotted a huge spider in our bathroom one night so we didn't go back ...
... just on the edge of town. After an hour or so of walking down a main road, with no sidewalk and locals laughing at us we kind of figured that the taxi driver had completely screwed us over and dropped us in the middle of nowhere. We cut through a resort to a beach and Dan asked a couple of passers by where we were. It appeared we were two beaches west of Maenam and a 10 minute cab ride away. We were all about to lose our tempers and headed ...
... San Road in Bangkok!
We were pleasantly surprised when checking into our 'hotel', the D&D Inn, on Khao San Rd as we had a nice private room far enough towards the rear of the building to shield us from the noisy chaos that it Khao San by night!
I am a little ashamed to say that the first thing the two of us did after checking in (and had been looking forward to for the most part of the journey) was to head straight across the road into old ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking