The Sundays Sanctuary Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews The Sundays Sanctuary Resort & Spa Ko Samui
Travel Blogs from Ko Samui
... here to travel and so travel we shall! (That and I got fed up of ants in my toothbrush so fancied a change of scene!).
We realised with a start that the infamous Full Moon was fast approaching which meant over 30,000 nutcases descending on Ko Pha Ngan for one long, crazy, expensive party with no accomodation. Cant say I wasnt curious but instead we headed to the Northern beaches of Ko Samui which overlook the festivities ...
... and quickly realized that after about fifteen minutes of walking I had no seen a single other person walking and it seemed like I was walking alongside a mini highway. The cars were speeding by and with no real shoulder to the road decided to get the next cab I saw. When I got in, I told him I wanted lunch and to head to town. He wanted more specific location, but I didn't really know one so asked him to drive and I'd wait until I saw something. I asked ...
... dropped us off was sort of a tourist park. You could ride an elephant, take a 4x4 or even visit a wildlife park. We opted for the 4x4 as it was only $3 US and the elephants were very malnourished and abused.
Once we made it to the base of the waterfall, we still had a bit of a trek up to actually see it. We had to cross some sketchy manmade bridges and even stumbled upon some squatters. This was where Tyler had the grand idea to "ice" ...
... we headed to the resort restaurant for a Buffet Dinner, where we picked out the meat/seafood that we wanted cooked up. It was delicious and while we ate we were sung to by this guy who had the best voice and could play a mean guitar. I could have sat and listened to him all night, but we had to head into Chaewang Beach to buy our water blasters for the Songkran Festival on Sunday. We grabbed the water guns and before we had time to hail a ...
... self confidence high. We struck off into the interior with the promise of viewing a spectacular waterfall at Lat Wanon. Ever since I heard Victoria Falls described as "just a bit of water flushing over a rock" I have been lukewarm to the hype that goes with these minor aquatic wonders. My skeptisism proved to be spot on the money as the water had been reduced to no more than a dribble. Feeling famished and needing to take shelter from a rain shower we ducked into a roadside stall.