First Villa Beach Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFirst Villa Beach Resort Ko Phangan
loved the people and loved the pool!!! right on the beach! great restaurant! no complaints!
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Spent a week on Koh Tao with the crazy people from Liquid Lounge Hostel on Koh Samui. A couple of us got our open water diver's certification and one went on to get her advanced. I fell in love with Koh Tao (turtle island)
We had made reservations at a hostel called Taco Shack through the hostelworld app. It was close to the pier and Sairee Beach, which had most of the 40-something dive schools on the island. Since we needed ...
I waved bye bye to Bryan at Singapore's Changi airport as he flew off to England and caught my own flight to Phuket, Thailand. I was having a de Ja vue moment as he had left me alone in Thailand for two weeks before!
But Thailand is good to be alone. It's very easy to get around, the transport links are good, it's easy to find accommodation and I know how things work here - what to avoid and what's good.
Besides, Phuket was not my ...
... their dive instructor Irma's last night and Patricks birthday we went out to one of the beach bars after dinner, where there were cocktails and guys juggling and throwing fire sticks around, it looked much easier than I’m sure it was and in the back drop of the ocean on a clear night with the stars twinkling away it looked amazing. Lots of fun was had by all.
We did our snorkelling trip but instead of hiring a boat ...
... among others. Granted I may have gotten in to a few slips with the fact that parts of Ko Tao do not have roads to speak of, rather dirt, rocks, and rubble. But hey its ok, no scratches, just a bruised ego. I can manage to drive a motorbike in the rain down a mountain and through traffic in Northern Thailand, but I can’t on a sunny afternoon on an island… Whats wrong with me. (Granted My family has been asking me that question for years :-) ) Love you mom!
We decided to celebrate Paige's birthday the night before, after the scuba diving/ snorkelling. There was a huge bar crawl going through the strip so we went for a late dinner and the plan was to join in later. We didn't realise that most of Koh Taos restaurants closed at 10pm but this one little place let us in, cafe de lotus it was called. The people were so friendly and the food was amazing! We wanted a nice quiet one but was ...