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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Multilingual staff
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... but it is close to the beach, restaurants and shopping so I am sure it will be ok.
Checked in then headed for the beach - water warm, sand white and beautiful. Very pretty cove. Then for some food on the beach front, checked out a few shops, found a supermarket tucked away - bought some essential provisions like cheese/crackers/ chocolate - couldn't buy wine as they only sell after 5pm!!!! oh well - there is the pool ...
... the boats. Outside the bay the bottom was rocky and not adequate for holding, so we decided rather than push it we would head for Chalong since we had the solar team coming again for round three. A nice hour long cruise and we rang up our Aussie friends aboard ‘Muscat’ – Gary and Beverly who were anchored at the entrance to the bay. They warned us that the pier area would be exposed to wind all night and that we should join them in the protected area at the entrance to ...
Leisurely start to the day - the usual breakfast feast ( diet starts the day I get home) then a massage on the beach. $10 for an hour - so relaxing, gentle sea breeze with the sound of the waves - bliss. Swim, lunch then set off at 4 for the birthday dinner. The Catch Beach Club is next to the beach- a lovely bay where I was hoping for a spectacular sunset - which ...
... lovely! They also had mee sua pad, noodles with seafood and spices, as well as the crispy noodle and egg salad. Ice teas like Butterfly Pea Flower and lime are especially good for cooling your insides on a hot day, while a variety of smoothies and good coffee made in a cloth bag are also worth a try, as Teresa had a passion fruit juice while I tried one of their coffees! For a delicious snack, buy some of the creamy homemade pepper cookies ...
... before. Headed back to the mainland, again only about 30 mins trip, then drove back to the hotel. Said goodbye to Helen and Lim, but hopefully will see them again.
Dinner and cocktails Malin Plaza, a newish market area at the southern end of Patong, great food selection, and quite a few cocktail stands which have tables and chairs and as long as you buy something to drink, they are happy for you to sit and eat there.