Sudala Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Khao Lak
... pool before sunset and then, for dinner, I tucked into a big bowl of delicious Massaman beef curry.
Wednesday was to be Josh’s last day in Khao Lak but there was no sign of him when we gathered at the office in the morning. He was ill the girls reported. James, the sole male member of the Nottingham University bunch, was there but complaining of feeling very poorly. He didn’t need much persuading to stay behind and go back to bed. So it was just ...
... was a corridor that held our sleeping quarters on both sides. A sundeck opened up at the front to lay and lounge, while ladders at either end of the boat brought us to the briefing and eating area. One of the key requirements was to be qualified to dive to depths of 30m (nearly 100ft!), with my OW training only allowing me to go 18m at present. After some coaxing and gentle persuading to do my Advanced OW while on this trip, it just seemed ...
... pad thai prawn was delicious.
The weather continues to be hot and sunny - still no rain since before Christmas. Apparently such a long dry spell is unusual and even in what they call the “dry season” there is usually some rain. Everywhere is parched and brown and forest fires are starting to be a problem. Then at around 7.00pm on Sunday, as I sat reading on my deck, I heard a strange sound on the roof. It was raining! Everyone rushed ...
... the whole thing took a few hours. Rebecca and I went kayaking after that and saw various monkeys, a hornbill and the splashes from what we were told (by a Frenchman who came along in a kayak at just that moment) might be otters. We later had a night safari in a boat with a searchlight which was quite disappointing in that we didn't see any wildlife except one hornbill but was great in that it was a little bit like ...
... scheduled for the following day and he told me how he had encountered road blocks when he tried to reach a nearby National Park the previous day. Once again I had a delicious chicken and lemongrass dish at Tonson Restaurant on the beach under the stars before getting a taxi back to Khao Lak. I was surprised to find that the fares in both directions had reduced again now.
As I breakfasted at Walkers Inn on Sunday morning (as usual succumbing to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking