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Krabi+Koh Lanta or Koh Samui+Koh Phangan?

  • sarabanda

    Joined Travelfish
    29th December, 2008
    Posts: 2

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Hello all!

    I am in Vietnam and about to fly back to Thailand to finish off my SE Asia trip on the beach before returning to cold Europe....

    I am torn between flying to Krabi and kayaking, then going to chill out in Lanta and doing some snorkelling (don't dive), OR flying to Koh Samui, maybe stay a couple of days then go to Koh Phangan...

    Any tips from someone who's been to both places?

    Am I taking a risk by going to the East Coast in January, weather-wise?

    Please also bear in mind I am a lone female traveller, I like the quite but a bit of socialising would be nice (anyone reading heading out there?), and also that I was in Koh Lipe in December - v. near Lanta....

    Thanks for any advice!

    Sara

    #1 Posted: 18/1/2009 - 22:03

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  • travelrock

    Joined Travelfish
    19th April, 2008
    Posts: 209
    Total reviews: 18

    Jan is ok east coast weather wise. late octg to to dec is the worst.

    Samui and Krabi are the best from those 4.

    If you have 8 nights do 4 in both, otherwise just pick one.

    #2 Posted: 19/1/2009 - 09:56

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