I have spent so much time reading reviews, forums and short-listing hotels. I have narrowed down to three which all seem very different. My main criteria was a nice hotel (with either pool access or pool villa rooms) on the beach within walking distance to bars & restaurants (some evening music entertainment in the hotel is a definite plus). La Flora definitely seems to meet each of these criteria, but I still cant shake the other two. I'm keen on the pool villa at Centara but not sure about location for walking to bars and restaurants (have also read a lot of bad reviews on this place) and Sentido I have discovered is a LONG way from Bang Niang but I believe it has quite a few bars and restaurants on the beach, which we love the idea of. Sentido is also a lot cheaper than the other two, but concerned the distance from Bang Niang will be a problem. This is also our first time to Khao Lak.
Can anyone give us any advice on which way we should go? I think I am leaning towards La Flora but the difference in price between La flora and Sentido would probably go close to paying a significant portion of our spending money, but happy to pay the extra for the right place. Would appreciate anything anyone has to offer.
Thanks in advance :)