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The next best thing

Durban
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The next best thing

Hi

What is the next best area to stay in for the FMP?

Most places in Haad Rin hav a minimum night stay of 5 days.

So I'm looking for an area to stay in which is close to the party (5-10min drive) but not in Haad Rin.

Another question: can you reccomend a reputable ferry company (preferably speed boat) to use from Samui to Phangan.

Tx

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Winnipeg, Canada
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1. Re: The next best thing

Not sure about the hotel to use. For ferries I have used both Lomprayah www.lomprayah.com and Seatran www.seatrandiscovery.com . Both were good.

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2. Re: The next best thing

Hi,

You could try Bantai or Bankhai, both of which are just up the coast from Had Rin.

Cuneo, Italy
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3. Re: The next best thing

As Andy says Baan Tai could be an option, the beach and the water aren't very beatiful but It's a zone more cheaper.

During FMP there are taxi and taxi boat to Haad Rin that run very frequently.

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4. Re: The next best thing

The hotels don't usually require a minimum of a 5 night stay are you going during the New Year week? If so it will be difficult to find accommodation anywhere.

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5. Re: The next best thing

Almost Full moon , what month do you traveling?

If there no accommodation available , you might have to stay at Samui and take boat to Koh Phangan.

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