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Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

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Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

Hi, we have booked to stay here next May and we have two toddlers. We have never been to Thailand but have done Bali. I have a couple of questions:

Firstly is there somewhere close to the hotel where we can grab some lunch as we don’t want to be eating in the hotel for all our food. We are happy at night to go into the village which I understand is a couple of minutes walk away?

Is there anywhere to get laundry done? (Like in Bali)

I’m sure we will think of lots of more!!

Thank you :)

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1. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

We’ve just stayed in the Merlin, and like you said there’s a number of restaurants just down the road from the hotel, they are open for lunch. There is also lots of places that do laundry - mainly the massage places. 1kg for 60baht!

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2. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

Thank you :) how close would you say the nearest place to eat is?

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3. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

Just a few hundred yards. We ate lunch in the hotel on a few occasions - it wasn’t that expensive. I think in high season there are a few places along the beach, but they weren’t open when we were there.

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4. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

Can you give a rough idea of prices outside? Food and drink?

Also any particular food place/restaurant recommendations?

Thanks for your help :)

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5. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

See this for typical prices https:/…90713299

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6. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

We only tried 2 restaurants outside the hotel, Siam turmeric and Mali. We ate at Siam on four occasions. Between 100 - 200 baht for most dishes. Cocktails were 99 baht, large beer 90 baht. Quite a few restaurants were closed when we were there, particularly Ruan Thai - which we had wanted to try.

We took a taxi into the town a few nights, the restaurants we ate at were slightly more expensive.

Arandora pretty much sums it up.

There is also a handful of supermarkets outside the hotel to get snacks, drinks, ice creams and most other items.

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7. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

Thank you both for your help :). We are coming around the 24th May for 2 weeks so hoping places are still open?

And hopefully be able to do boat trips?

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8. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

Boat trips to Similans and Surins finish on 15thMay due to adverse sea conditions. Phang Nga Bay trips still ok.

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9. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

Oh :(, what about to James Bond Island and the floating village? Thanks

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10. Re: Khao Lak Merlin Resort info

That is Phang Nga Bay so ok.

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