Khaolak Laguna Resort
Travel Blogs from Khao Lak
... Lak. There are a few taxi / minivan counters heading to different locations and not a single one had anyone trying to get to Khao Lak. This is a good sign but also bad for the wallet. Instead of paying the $60 for a private taxi I paid a guy outside $5 to give me a ride on his motorbike to the highway where I sat and waited for a bus headed the right way. About 30 minutes later one came by and for $4 more I was on my way in a huge air ...
After my week’s holiday, I was ready for some work again.
The other volunteers had returned from their English Camp on Friday afternoon. I had bumped into Josh who had described a rather disorganised week with, for various reasons, only a few hours spent actually teaching. The island, whilst beautiful, was remote and the people living there very poor. Their accommodation, in a private home, was basic and all in all it had not suited everyone in the team. ...
... until it was too late.
Quote of the day: Emma - "There're really are some crevices on this beach"
We met the outlaws at their new digs, they hadn't taken exception to their new name, but it was mentioned. The Sands is opposite The Youth Club but they dont talk about it and again we had no trouble at security who just smile and salute as you walk by. We wandered around the grounds which are still young. Another stunning hotel, we may ...
... the whole thing took a few hours. Rebecca and I went kayaking after that and saw various monkeys, a hornbill and the splashes from what we were told (by a Frenchman who came along in a kayak at just that moment) might be otters. We later had a night safari in a boat with a searchlight which was quite disappointing in that we didn't see any wildlife except one hornbill but was great in that it was a little bit like ...
... cookies in the café we did a short session with the children on items of clothing. With such an age range it is difficult to know what to teach. Many found it very easy whilst the little ones struggled a bit. They were all very sweet however and helped each other. Alison and Lesley had come prepared for a game of volley ball but once the class was over, the children all disappeared. We found them working in the vegetable garden, watering and feeding the ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center