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TravelPod Member ReviewsJP Resort Ko Tao
A great place to base our visit to the island - friendly and helpful staff, quiet location and good quality accommodation for the price. Would choose to stay here again.
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Today we got up and headed for the Slip N Fly party. We were a bit early so continued driving down to Thongsala (bad idea) the police were doing "random checks" for licenses (although no Thai people were chosen only foreigners). We shat ourselves because Anthony was driving and he doesn't even have a full uk license only a provisional... Ahhhhh. I had his provisional license in my bag so in the end we risked it & handed it over and god knows ...
... I get to my hotel I can't check in because... I don't know, she didn't say, she just said, "sit down, you wait, ok?" And before New Yorkness could come out of my mouth I said "Of course. " and waited 20-30 minutes until the guy was back. Something about this island... [THAT NIGHT] So I end up drunk at a reggae bar and go to walk home, reminding myself to watch out for that mean stray dog that was barking at me on my walk down the hill... It's ...
... were in the island I had a sense that they were still coping with the aftermath some of the locals were very friendly and kind but many were trying to scam and get bit more than they could. But don't let the few spoil the majority of friendly people. We met a great bunch of people and found a usual place for breakfast and lunch and dinner, I wandered round the stalls looking for some street food falling across some delights of ...
... again the next day but as it was Songkran the school was closed. Songkran is the Thai new year and so a national holiday, celebrebrated in the best way possible when the sun is shining and it's hot - a huge water fight and a big party. The whole island took part in the water fight and no one was considered safe; it didn't matter if you were old or a small child, local or tourist, everyone soaked everyone. It was an amazing day, guys would be driving around with a barrel of water ...