things to do around surat thani
12th June, 2010
I will be in Thailand for July with my kids (9 and 12). We'd origionally planned to spend some time in Ko Tao, but we just found out that my brother will be flying in to Phuket to hang out a bit. We may have a few days to kill before he arrives. Any suggestions on a quiet beach, cheap (US 25 for a room), where we can do a bit of snorkeling? I don't want to go too far out of our way- taking the overnight train to Surat Thani then eventually making our way to Phuket. I know it's the rainy season in the Andaman Sea . . . Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!
#1 Posted: 12/6/2010 - 12:38
12th February, 2006
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With the kids in tow, I might just head straight over to Phuket . A few spots that I've enjoyed in the past are the beaches of Krabi, Phang Nga town, and Khao Lak, along the Andaman Sea coast about 60 km or so north of the Phuket airport. Any of those locations should make for a quick and easy bus or ferry boat trip over to Phuket. A trip through Phang Nga bay should also be a real treat and there are some good and relatively inexpensive islands besides Phi Phi right near Phuket that are worth a look as well. Hope that helps. Cheers.
#2 Posted: 22/6/2010 - 11:11
8th June, 2010
I heard Surat is pretty boring. Instead visit khao sok and khanom though which are nearby the place.
#3 Posted: 25/6/2010 - 11:30
12th June, 2010
Thanks for the ideas! I think we may go to Khao Sok for a little different scenery a few days. For some reason, a chance of rain in a rain forest seems less frustrating than a chance of rain on a beach!
#4 Posted: 25/6/2010 - 19:06
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