Bottle Beach 1 Resort
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Diamond Tour - good boat, friendly staff (but a lot of the companies seemed ok too) Car picked us up from hotel to pier in Mae Haad (they were really late, driver driving like crazy! maybe they forgot about us? When we arrive to boat, everyone was already there...) First stop: shark bay, snorkeling with sharks (well, I didn't get that far from the boat...) Boat passed through Aow Leuk bay and Tanote bay, which seemed nice beach! Another stop ...
... they were much better than the one we had the night before. They were absolutely jam packed with chicken and the people making the sandwiches were so friendly. This would definitely end up being a regular haunt while we were here. Another lady did smoothies in the next stall along, so it was a one stop breakfast shop.
We walked along the coast, through the numerous resorts, looking for a good spot to access the water, to try and ...
... vaguely worded so all was well until we actually got into the water... Having had a little taster to scuba with my uncle who is an instructor previously I was slightly confident ... And then on my first skill - getting in the bloody water - I managed to screw up: didn't step out far enough so I fell close to the boat, knocked my tank on the boat floor and fell over head first and nearly gave myself a concussion ... Great start ... Confidence slightly knocked, I had a lovely ...
... in the long run to buy my own snorkel so bought one from their shop for £10. We would be using it a lot in Australia hopefully so it would pay for itself soon enough.
Down on the beach we found the girls sunbathing on their towels. I feared they had already been out without me but they said they had enjoyed the sun too much and just lay there instead. I donned my new snorkel and we waded out into the depths to see what we could see. We started over at the left rocks this time ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBottle Beach 1 Resort Ko Phangan
I didn't realise there was a place on earth so beautiful. It literally took my breath away staying on this beach in such amazing huts on a beach that is just paradise. Everything here was perfect.
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