Khaolak Bhandari Resort and Spa
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Khaolak Bhandari Resort and Spa Khao Lak
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I would recommend this place for its quaintness and hospitality, but they need to shoot the guy who has set up boom box behind them, as sadly this will put them out of business with the traveller seeking quiet reprieve. Lovely drive to Khao Lak for our next 'luxury' location - limestone bluffs, rows of rubber plantations and palm ferns - very pretty indeed. The Saronjin Resort was everything it was cracked up to be - sanctuary slightly back from the beach, but access to ...
... afternoon and so went to the beach for a few hours. By 3 o’clock however, the blue skies were giving way to grey and I just made it home before another storm broke. This time it lasted for some while and as darkness fell the rain seemed to have brought out a lot of flying insects. Mine being the only lit verandah now amongst the bungalows I soon had quite a crowd of geckos there indulging in something of a feeding frenzy. Gordon didn’t put in ...
... his breathing but didn't enjoy the dive at all as he was still shaken and didn't see much of the wreck that they were diving at either, which he'd been looking forward to. It seemed to have really shaken his confidence. The second dive which was much shallower had gone ok but he still wasnt completely comfortable. The wreck was an old navy ship that was sunk last year. We got him some lunch and headed back to shower and relax.
Dinner was at Oasis Bar shortly ...
... people use for medicine. After seeing how apparently every leave in the jungle is used to make an herbal healing tea, my skepticism grows. As we hiked, we stuck close to the river. The water was clear and you can see fish swim in it. We took a lot of stops to put our feet in the river. Again with it being dry season, the water was too shallow to really swim in, although it was refreshingly cold!
... were bats. Thousands and thousands of them. It was an eerie but really great experience. The climb back down was so much easier and we were greeted by lunch. Then we got back on the boat where we drove further to the main pier. We then got a lift back to Khao Sok town. Due to timings and deciding what to do, Dave and I needed to book a night somewhere and urgently as we were desperate for a shower. A lot of places only had cold showers and we really wanted a hot one to ...