DAY05 - Bye bye Patong, Hello Khao Lak

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Le Meridien's Lobby
Checked out of Andaman Beach Suites, waited for our private driver to Khao Lak. Our driver Nicky arrived 10minutes late, we weren't happy! But all that disappeared when we saw he drove a Honda, he reminded us of our bfs & their cars - made us miss them. (How corny) We paid 1,800THB/$81AUD, 200+baht cheaper than everyone else and pretty good considering it takes 2+ hours to get to Khao Lak from Patong Beach. We booked 2 nights at Le Meridien Beach & Spa Resort, let me tell you... this place is like paradise, it has its own private beach, the rooms are the best ones I've seen by far. It truly deserves its 5 star rating. We checked in, dumped our bags in our room then proceeded to look for Le Spa to have our pampering done. Booked a 2 hour session which included 1 hour thai massage and 1 hour body scrub (2,400THB/$109) while Nesse had a 3 hour session that included 1 hour swiss massage, facial and body scrub (3,800THB/$172). I know it's a rip off but we figured, we're on a holiday, we're at a 5 star resort, why not go all out? Hehehe. After the pampering session, we got ready for a night out in the main town centre. Took the shuttle bus, costs 200baht for a return trip. We shopped, ate dinner and had our manicure/pedicure done... also tried that banana roti for dessert (YUM YUM).
ladysith says:
Yes it was ^_^ we loved it
Posted on: Jul 16, 2009
Vlindeke says:
This sounds like fun :-)
Posted on: Jul 16, 2009
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Le Meridiens Lobby
Le Meridien's Lobby
The artificial lake
The artificial lake
Complimentary ginger tea and cool …
Complimentary ginger tea and cool…
Our ground floor balcony
Our ground floor balcony
Our living area
Our living area
See our see-through bathroom! o_O
See our see-through bathroom! o_O
View from the hallway
View from the hallway
Toiletries
Toiletries
Robes and tub
Robes and tub
The tub inside our room
The tub inside our room
Welcome fruit plate in our room
Welcome fruit plate in our room
The ornamental lake
The ornamental lake
Entrance to Le Spas private rooms
Entrance to Le Spa's private rooms
Le Spa wall
Le Spa wall
Le Spas reception area
Le Spa's reception area
Outdoor beach massage
Outdoor beach massage
Killing time before our spa appoin…
Killing time before our spa appoi…
Oh look a hermit crab
Oh look a hermit crab
Complimentary coconut juice & towe…
Complimentary coconut juice & tow…
Le Spas waiting area
Le Spa's waiting area
My attendant
My attendant
The shower inside the private spa …
The shower inside the private spa…
The bath/spa inside the private sp…
The bath/spa inside the private s…
The other bed
The other bed
Still inside the treatment room
Still inside the treatment room
The resorts main pool
The resort's main pool
Another view of the resorts recep…
Another view of the resort's rece…
Another view of the lobby
Another view of the lobby
This is where we had dinner at Kha…
This is where we had dinner at Kh…
Smallest serving of fried rice we…
Smallest serving of fried rice we…
Thai green curry
Thai green curry
Sweet n Sour pork with not much po…
Sweet n Sour pork with not much p…
The popular pancake stand
The popular pancake stand
Our snacks - after our pampering, …
Our snacks - after our pampering,…
Khao Lak
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