The Residence Resort and Spa Retreat
Travel Blogs from Thalang
... food at an excellent price. Today the weather wasn't so flash. Raining most of the day and only about 25 degrees. So we went and had a massage and attended a Thai cooking class - we both now know how to make pad Thai and green curry and a spicy papaya salad. All those who read this are welcome to come be guinea pigs once we get home!! Phuket has been very relaxing. Love ...
We arrived at the Marriott Phuket Beach Club around 5pm and was checked in within a few minutes. We were pleasantly surprised when we reached our room as it was a HUGE 2 bedroom unit with full kitchen, dining table and washer & dryer.
We went from one week with bare bones, no hot water, no comforter, no A/C to the complete opposite.
Well this is the first blog and I know it's taken a while to get it started but we've spent almost half of the time TRYING to make it to bangkok. This is going to be longer than id like but its a recap of everythingnso far so bare with me.
Most of you experienced the snow storm that happened the day we were supposed to leave and I, for one, do not wish to relive that horrible 72 hours of sleeping in airports and flying, so lets move on to ...
After waking quite early and discovering most of the tv stations are Thai we decided to attack the buffet breakfast...yes more food. It was of course yum..eggs, bacon, toast,fresh fruit, pancakes, and Alf had omelette and donuts as well. We decided to walk it all off heading down the beach I of course fell in on the river crossing on the way back as the tide had come in a bit but quickly dried off in the balmy weather. The water is so warm it's very inviting. We headed ...
... and to call them tomorrow.
By this point I was tired and thought I’m just going to head to a hotel where I could at least have skype so I could call the airport in the morning. I walked out of the airport and bumped into another girl who was leaving early tomorrow and had no accommodation booked. We ended up sharing a room for the night in a hotel close to the bus station. It was a funny taxi ride there, it wasn’t exactly a taxi and the guy had ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet