Somkiet Buri Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSomkiet Buri Resort Ao Nang
Great place with a great tropical feel. We will definitely come back here. Staff was great.
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... and Solène wanted to go and visit her. After much deliberation over when to go and how to get there, we eventually settled on getting the speedboat over and staying the night. Severine met us at the pier with her daughter and then we went to Surin beach (not to be confused with Surin where I lived for three months, two VERY different places) to join her partner for lunch. After lunch we moved to a different beach to spend ...
We touched down in Krabi early afternoon and were ready to sit around a pool with some sun.
The hotel room was nice, we had a private pool section with steps into it from our balcony. After the initial excitement we realised the practicalities of walking with towels and suncream across the pool to sunbeds, when the water comes to your neck was quite funny... plus the hotel had designed the private pool in a way that you had to walk to the end of it to get ...
... Wes got his first mani/pedi and we tried out several massage places since they cost $15 for a 90 minute full body massage! One was a great massage but professionalism was absent, and the other was a great massage and great atmosphere. Afterwards, we were treated with mangosteen, watermelon, and tea.
On the 23rd, we flew back to Bangkok and got our vaccines at the most beautiful hospital I've ever been to! It was a one stop shop: dental, surgery, dermatology, ...
Today we went on a boat trip down to Maya Bay where 'The beach' was filmed... We went past a Viking cave which you are not allowed to go in or the people that live there shoot you!! Something to do with they grow bird spit which costs loads of money to sell over here as the Thais believe if you eat it you look younger... Bizarre!! We then got into the water and went snorkelling and saw loads of tropical fish and they came so close - ...
... I'm in for a slog. Most of the steps were 1-1, but that's still pretty tough, especially considering that there were 1237 of them.
I'm drenched and gasping for air just under a half hour later as I reach the top. I give myself ten minutes to enjoy the view and check out the shrines. I need that time anyway to recover from the climb.
The view is spectacular. You'll have to trust me. I forgot my camera.