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kl, malaysia
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27 posts
2 reviews


i have booked our stay at railay bay early january. a few ques:

1. is it good to book our island hopping packages through hotel or through agents outside of the hotel?

2. i ve booked privacy cottage. is there any specific room numbers for us to stay, for best access to beach n pools? or shud i upgrade our room to any other types?

3. i havent booked any airport transfer. shoud i use the hotel's airport transfer or take bus/shuttle to ao nang n tailboat to railay? not too hassle right?

4. im indecisive to bring by toddler (2yo by then) along. is it safe enough using the tailboat transfer n island hopping?

thanks in advance.

Gold Coast
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for Ko Pha Ngan, Ko Samui, Thailand
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69 reviews
1. Re: Railay

1. Hotels usually charge more in my experience.

2. Don't know.

3. Hotel transfers are usually more costly than doing it yourself. It's pretty easy to organise a taxi or bus to Ao Nang and then jump in a longtail to Railay.

4. Depends on what the sea conditions are like, some people like to bring their own child size life jackets just in case.

kl, malaysia
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2. Re: Railay


3. Re: Railay

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