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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... Grahame......but it didn't last long as Grahame rapidly broke his quad bike (or the battery went dead)!!! We had fun off-roading until I had to turn left up a hill and needed just a little assistance which Grahame watched with delight!!
But mr cool wasn't quite so brave when moving onto our next activity; the fish spa. We struggled to stay still whilst having our feet tickled and bitten by the little fish!
The day was completed with an elephant show and monkey show but ...
... that his business was completely flattened in the 2004 Tsunami and he lost everything. I wanted to RSUs and chat more but the boat was leaving dock at 11am and I had Richard nipping at my ear to get a move on. The dives were just like we had experienced in the past - lots of plankton in the water, but tons of sealife and a lot of the coral still intact post 2004 damage to the reefs. The day ended with a little downer - Richard started to feel worse during the 2nd dive, and by ...
... a table each and we ended up sharing with a couple from Denmark. They were friendly and intresting, they talked about how they were hoping to retire in a couple of years and had been cycling round Thailand. We swapped stories and showed each other some photos from our trips.
The next day we walked back to the village to hire a pair of bicycles, on the way we came across a group of wild monkeys in the jungle. We watched them play for a bit then continued into ...
... when it got too hot and we occupied most of the morning this way. Having heard about a viewpoint somewhere in the mountains we enquires how to get there; it turns out that Railey Beach is split by resorts in the middle and there is an east and west - our morning having been spent at the west. We walked across the centre of the headland which took five minutes or so, stumbling across a shooting range and some monkeys raiding bins en route. The tide was in on the ...
I finally left my hostel around 10:30 and got to the airport by skytrain around 11:30. You can't buy a ticket for the airport express at the regular skytrain stations, you have to go to Phaya Thai and then buy another ticket. It cost me 71 baht total, which isn't so bad. Got to the airport, got checked in. Flight was fairly uneventful. I slept for most of it, and just woke up when the flight attendant was passing out ...