Rawai Bay Shore Hotel
Travel Blogs from Rawai
Yesterday was quite an uneventfu day as we decided after seeing Patong in its dirty hungover state to leave and search for accomodation in slightlty nicer places on the island. So from Patong we aquired a Tuk-Tuk and set off for a smaller place on the southern half of the island called Rawai Beach to relax in the cloudy weather for the rest of the day.
This morning we got up early and rented a bike for 250 baht, which is around 4.80 pounds, ...
another day at the beach, interrupted by rain appeared for half an hour in the afternoon that made escape the usual fearful, then the sun came out and after a couple of hours another hard rain that lasted an hour and this time I was going too, but then as I was under a porch, the clouds have gone and returned the sun and I enjoyed the nice breeze until sunset. Today I met Lucy and Anna two nice young girls in ...
Got a bit behind with the blog , been chilling out with maddy and Nick on the beach every other day . Any way back to business ,New Years Eve was a busy day? I want to explore more of Phuket , but independently so I have hired a 125 motor scooter. Even got a sub-standard ill fitting helmet thrown in to. I know it's a bit risky to ride a bike but only here once ,hey. strangely enough I think the biggest risk is other foreigners on bikes ,especially at night ...
... one of the towns most devastated by the 2004 tsunami, and the nearby tsunami memorial museum; an elephant trek; visit to a monkey cave; a buffet lunch; and canoeing down a river in Khao Sok National Park. First up was Khao Lok beach and memorial, which our guide (whose name I can't remember but was adorable and great at her job) explained the history of. When the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake hit, Thailand had no system in place for tracking or warning about tsunamis, meaning ...
... and both ATM and counter failed us. Finally we contacted Germany and affected a instant money transfer. Happy about this we checked our account online, just to ensure that our money had not been stolen through some kind of kredit card trick and were happy to see the money was still there. We concluded that this was some kind of weird event related to the large ammount of money we had required and continued to have a last mama pad on ...
Other places to stay in Rawai
22/1 Moo 2 Thepkasattri Rd, Rawai | 3 star hotelfrom $35
16 Moo 2, Viset Road, Rawai | 5 star hotelfrom $123
67/18 Moo4, Rawai | Hotelfrom $18
66/2 Viset Road, Rawai | 4 star hotelfrom $43
42/234 Moo 7, Rawai | Hotelfrom $30
80 Moo 5, Rawai | 3 star hotelfrom $35
86/24 Moo 2, Soi Wasana, Rawai | 4 star hotelfrom $29