Samui Jasmine Resort
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Nach Bangkok und Chiang Mai ging es endlich ans Meer zum Entspannen. Zuerst legten wir einen kleinen Zwischenstop auf Phuket ein bevor es für 2 Wochen nach Ko Samui ging.
Die drei Tage auf der kleinen Insel Naka Yoi vor Phuket waren aber leider, aufgrund des Wetters, sehr durchwachsen. Bei Ankunft war es auf der Regenwald Insel noch …
... and to have the guy wait for us was about AUD$50. I paid up and we went. Judging by the absolute silence of the driver, we had either annoyed him royally or we actually paid a reasonable price as drivers are normally chatty people.
The road from Chaweng through Lamai was nice enough and you could see why the trip takes an hour each way - the centre of the island had a bloody great range on it and you can only drive around.
We didn't get up to anything too interesting today, we just had a nice relaxing time and tried to escape the intense heat where possible, first by the pool and then by the beach. Some of us had massages this afternoon and a poor unfortunate Thai woman had to tackle my ...
We decided we needed to get off site and go for a walk. The plan was to go down the back road so Sandy didn't follow us, along the beach for a happy hour cocktail and then back up the walkway and make some food. We popped in to see our friend who works at the reception where we used to work and Mint and Bradley popped up and suggested we join them for a drink. They asked us why we were leaving. I asked really you don't know? I thought the ...
... friend he could call to give us a ride. Around 8:10PM a guy shows up and says it will cost 500 baht. At this point if we did not leave we would miss the class so decided to take what seemed like a complete rip off by Thai transportation standards.
After 18 minutes into the ride we asked how much further and he advised 5 minutes. At this point we would miss some of the Yoga so thought it best to have him drop us at Chaweng beach and go on a beach walk ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSamui Jasmine Resort Ko Samui
Do not stay here if you are a business traveler looking to utilize internet on a nightly basis. Staff flat out lies to you about this service when it doesn't work.
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