Thanya Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Ko Lanta
After a pretty manic start to our adventure, visiting 4 countries in 2 weeks we have hit our Thai island for some long anticipated r & r. We have spent the last 5 days in a lovely resort, right on the beach and not done a whole lot other than soak up the rays by the pool! Our one day of adventuring beyond the resort involved hiring a scooter and exploring some more of the island including the largest town on the island with a nice little market ...
... the last 4 months on the open road our feet were crying out for a good pampering. We paid £4 each to have about 15 layers of dead skin stripped away from our battered feet. I swear Leyla looked a little shorter after it. We followed this with a one-hour full-body massage (£5 each). At times it seemed a little too intimate for my liking. Had Leyla not been lay next to me I think I would have tried to make my excuses and leave. In Thailand, ...
... of the five bungalows there had become a safe haven for the cats – smart animals!
We waded the couple of hundred metres to the main building to get some breakfast and the water was almost up to our knees in places, interesting surprise! Luckily the kitchens, dining area and bar are all upstairs so nothing was affected. Sandbag blockades still stood, what looked promisingly effective yesterday looked like a bit of a mockery today…the joys of wet season! ...
... jo tottunut, tuntuu lähes kaksinkertaisen hinnan maksaminen pahalta. Vararikkoon ei kuitenkaan jouduttu ja matka voi jatkua.
Lanta ei siis näyttänyt seurueelle parhaita puoliaan, vaikka vesi suhteellisen kirkasta olikin ja aurinko esiintyessään lämpimästi paisteli. Seuraavaksi tie (ja vene) vie paikkaan jossa ei luulisi kauheasti muuta populaa olevan, nimittäin saarelle jolta löytyy vain yksi majoituspaikka. Eikä sitten mitään muuta. Palataan asiaan.
Retkikunta kiittää ja ...
... cove was surrounded by stunning rocks formations although a little let down by the sheer number of longtail boats and speed boats that were also taking tours there.
Next stop was another cove of deeper water where we could go snorkelling. It was a little bit hazardous snorkelling there because of the number of boats docked - swim too far without noticing one and there's a good chance you'll get a longtail boat propellor in your head! We were careful though ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking