Crystal Bay Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Samui
... as I much prefer to see elephants in the wild and I wasn't entirely convinced the elephants were happy, they weren't mistreated, but it gives me a guilty feeling seeing these big beautiful, intelligent animals kept in captivity. There was also a waterfall here, which we bought our swim wear for, but after seeing the colour of the water we definitely did not want to take a dip here. There were a few stalls selling souvenirs and whilst walking along we saw a red snake eating ...
... to one) but every year one hundred and fifty people die when a falling coconut whacks them on the head.
They say that in the world there are only fifteen fatal shark attacks every year so one can conclude that kayaking with the Great Whites is relatively safe. However the force of a falling coconut is reputed to be the equivalent of dropping a VW Golf on your cranium from just twenty centimeters and more people die that way than those unlucky enough to be ...
... in a minivan and got in to find another 6 people (not so crowded for once) then we set off to our first port of call - a viewpoint overlooking Chaweng Beach. It was beautiful here and gave us a great view of the town and the long beach next to it .The beach is actually 7km long so you would have plenty of space to get a tan! After a walk around we boarded the bus again and drove over to the Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks (Hin Ya and Hin Tai). These appropriately named rocks are ...
... Not too big, not too small, not too busy, not "not busy", the water is really great for swimming, all in all, our perfect beach, for us at least. Headed to our favorite beach pub for a sun lounger but all were taken. What a blow. We continued on the beach another 40 or so metres and found another beach pub with sun loungers, and two were waiting for us to heave our by now weary bodies onto. The beach pub ...
... Luckily the journey wasn't that long and we passed the time by playing cards on the wooden deck of the cramped boat. We docked at around mid afternoon and jumped straight into a taxi, which dropped us off at what would be our home for the next week; Mangos hostel. minute drive outside of the main town (Haad Rin) is that you don't have to jostle with the hoards of sunburnt and rowdy holidaymakers just to make your way to the sea. The guys went into the room to sort out some stuff and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet