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TravelPod Member ReviewsTubtim Resort Rayong
great decent priced bungalows, great food, good beach
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the bar I used to frequent 20 years ago! Then the evening's highlight
was a game of musical chairs for a bottle of Mekong (Thai rum). Working
as a team, either my friend Jo or I usually won!The far
(south) end of the beach is much like it was then but with better
lighting. Neither the plumbing nor the roads - twisty, dusty,
narrow, pot holed, dirt tracks - are improved though. I remember it
seemed quite a trek to go to ...
... that. On our own beach we quickly befriended the local bars owners and an English expat called Daz. The bar guys were lovely and we always played pool with them and had a chat. On the last day of my trip they cooked a huge meal for me on the beach which was really sweet of them. Daz himself is an ex football thug who has obviously grown up and calmed down and found some kind of inner peace in Thailand and he was always very chatty and calm. In general ...
... decided to tweeze me... yes, tweeze!! It was taking so long that she got her niece in to help, so there's me... lying on a futon, legs akimbo with two thai girls crouched down by my bits having a nice natter as they slowly tortured me, one pluck at a time. It was so funny, luckily I have a high pain threshold, so lay there making words out of the price list on the wall - though everynow and then I'd see them get up to stretch their necks, and we'd all just burst into ...
... 63/night! The cheapest place we could find. The pic's on the internet looked OK - but we have learned from experience to avoid paying for accommodation upfront, sight unseen. So we gave the place a call and made a reservation without making a deposit. Good thing too, because the bungalow was a falling down shack, covered in mold. It was disgusting. We have never seen anything like it before. Mold ...