Seascape Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Samui
... to the tourists - bracelets and leis are popular. I politely declined all offers, but one persistent little girl wouldn't take 'no' for an answer. She challenged me to a game of tic-tac-toe. I lose, I buy the $3 lei. I win, she gives it to me free. I lost in 3 moves. She must practice a lot.
The town also had a lady-boy cabaret show. In the evening they would drum up business by handing out their flyers ...
... I hadn't experienced anywhere yet. The town is just one big collection of the most laid back street markets, open mic nights, vegan/vegetarian food fairs and mini festivals in the woods. Many people get 'stuck' here, as they themselves call it, because of the extreme state of tranquility and relaxation the place is in. And no, marihuana has aaaabsolutely nothing to do with this ;). But if you make it as far as out of your hammock, you see the most beautiful landscapes, hill ...
Today is Songkran, the Thai new year and it is celebrated in a ridiculously fun way. We started our celebration of the Thai new year by heading from Koh Tao to Koh Samui, a larger island nearby. As soon as we got off the ferry at the pier, we saw the festivities already in action; a nationwide water fight! As we drove in the taxi form the pier to our accommodation, we saw tons of people all over the streets spraying each other with water. During ...
... a while and had some food and beer at a very nice and shilled French type place. Went back to the hostel at about five and was straight into the pool - much needed. Had a few beers with the Bognor lads and then went into town with them for some food at the night market. Back to the hostel to chill out. No Eden for me tonight. Got to keep a clear head for ...
... all going Koh Samui so we decided to join up and find somewhere to stay together! (I'm writing this currently on a boat from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan and we are still travelling with Ash :D!) We got on the boat and arrived at the Pier on Samui without a hitch! We then haggled a price for a taxi as standard. Except when he dropped us off at where we had asked to go it was literally in the middle of nowhere and we had to call the accommodation to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service