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Please any advice would be greatly appreciated - new area

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Please any advice would be greatly appreciated - new area

Hi there, have not been to this part of Thailand so considering for a quick get away from about 16th April for 8/9 days from the uk. We both work long hours so would like somewhere to relax with good facilities but it doesn't have to be top end, as long as it is clean and in walking distance of restaurants. Will the area still be open and is sea safe to swim in. Any advice would be appreciated as rather confused.

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1. Re: Please any advice would be greatly appreciated - new area

Difficult to advise on accomodation without knowing your budget...??..

Bang La On or Bang Niang sounds like the areas in which you would like to stay....which are close to restaurants.shops and beach...

May is unofficially when wet season begins,hence also wind and waves....This does not mean that the ocean is always rough....Like anywhere,Khao lak can have it's calm days....Great for still water swimming...However,May is not gospel and therefore the waves could start happening mid April....

Bottom line-Be careful as the beaches do not have lifeguards and common sense should prevail....

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2. Re: Please any advice would be greatly appreciated - new area

Most of the "area" stays open all year. It is the beach areas that are affected most and mostly from May to October. There is loads of information, links to maps etc in the Top Questions on the right to help fill in gaps but the most important information needed from you is contained in the Welcome Sticky at the top of the Topics List. If you give an indication to this I'm sure you will receive more meaningful replies.

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