Sirihome-On-Sea Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from Rayong
... and the sea since leaving Poole 9 weeks ago and we have spent the last 5 days lounging on the beach which has been welcome respite from the cities, especially now the temperature is staring to rise. We hopped on a bus last Tuesday at 10am in Bangkok and by 2pm we were on a boat from the mainland set for Koh Samet. Half an hour afterwards following an extremely bumpy ride in the back of an open pick up truck (thats the only kind of taxi here), we arrived at the beach and ...
... airport, having flown in from Phnom Penh. For once, a welcome committee awaited us, sadly made up of only one person (i.e. Julian). After heartfelt, tearful goodbyes, we put Emily, Tran and Sean on a skytrain to the Kao San road, and then sped off into the night in a taxi. Unlike the Kao San road, which is the tourist hub of Bangkok, Julian has been living in a rented flat on the outskirts of town: it was nice to be finally staying at someone’s house after a string of ...
Well, I never thought I'd get to go to yet another beautiful paradise island before heading home but that is what Tom and I decided to do for my last three days. Koh Samet was our island of choice as it's the nearest island to Bangkok. And 4 hours after meeting at Bangkok airport, we were sitting on a pretty, deserted beach, Singha beer in hand, bathtub sea to the front. What a way to end my trip! Standing at Bangkok airport three ...
... in a bar/hotel/restaurant out here somewhere... she's going to be my agent, ha! Miya seemed to enjoy it too - dancing with me as I sang and sitting on a stool while I did Elton John's 'Your Song'.. it was really cute.
At Wel's after we all sat outside on the street having a coffee - there was a power cut, so all the kids came out to see what was going on. It felt really special there, and I was so grateful to be having such a genuine experience with Wel's ...
... guys i know were going on.
After many ladies coming up to Emma asking if she wanted a pedicure, she finally gave in and said yes.
Initially we were only going to stay for 2 days, but we extended it to four days and then five.
Danny got a bit burnt due to him taking Doxycycline the anti-malarial. One of the side-effects is photo-sensitivity. After 5 days it was time to move on, we had a great time, topped up our tans and relaxed (Emma was a darker shade of white).
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking