Paradee Resort & Spa Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Paradee Resort & Spa Hotel Koh Samet
Travel Blogs from Koh Samet
... any accommodation booked so the taxi driver took us to the main strip and we checked into a pretty luxurious room for a couple of quid. That evening we walked to the main strip to have dinner. The area isn't my cup of tea, it's so busy and unless your going out drinking there's not a lot to do. The next day we found out the boys were staying in some beach huts so quickly checked ...
... and you can choose your mode of transport from the super quick sky train (basically an overhead metro), water taxi, road taxi, rickshaw or motorbike- whichever suits your needs!! We've not yet tried the taxis, rickshaws or motorbikes having become a little wary of offers of an hours ride for 20 baht- that's about 45p so I'm sure that's too good to be true. However, having ventured out on foot a couple of times for any distance in the heat, the rickshaws are starting ...
... hello, hello, hello, hello' at the top of their high-pitched voices. Even when we had stopped to consult the map and had responded with a hello this would continue, and continue, and continue. Though nice at first it would soon become tiresome to be subjected to a tirade of screeched hellos all day. That may sound somewhat negative but that is just the way it way. For most of Cambodia we road with our earphones in to avoid it.
But that in itself posed a dilemma for it then ...
... the two countries so there were hundreds of people trying to get through. We spent 3 hours stood in lines. There was little to no movement for the first hour and also a lot of jostling for position which made the whole experience quite stressful. The heat had once again reduced me to a puddle and even Justine got a bit of a 'dab on'. We eventually made it through the world's worst boarder crossing, shiny new stamps in our passports and a step closer to Bangkok. ...
... the island and locate a hotel until after 3pm, meaning we had very little time to make the most of the beautiful white sand and clear sea. By 6pm we had commenced drinking and games on the beach and I have to admit that from 9pm onwards things become a little sketchy for this party boy. However, my three colleagues have confirmed the following (note - timings are estimates only and based on AMT Alcohol Mayhem Time):
- 9:00pm head for a nice dinner on ...