I was hoping I could get some advice regarding our upcoming trip in September! We are fling into phuket and booked the Dewa Phuket for night and then we are off to Chiang Mai and again returning after a week to phuket. I'm having a hard time trying to decide on where to stay our final week! I was thinking maybe 3-4 nights in Patong followed by 3-4 nights back at the Dewa OR 5 nights Krabi 2 nights at the Dewa? We were hoping to stay on Railay Beach but weren't sure if the weather kicks up if it would be too risky as we don't want to miss our flight home from phuket.
We were really hoping for a nice beach vacation where we will have some time to unwind after our jam packed week in Chiang Mai. We would also like to be within walking distance to bars and restaurants. We aren't the party type but we do like to have a good time.
What is Nai Yang like in the low season, will there be bars and restaurants open near the resort? Can we swim in the ocean here (I know generally you can't during this season).