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Advice sought - Ao Nang or Koh samui ( Chaweng)?

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Northampton
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Advice sought - Ao Nang or Koh samui ( Chaweng)?

I have had great times twice before in Chaweng, Koh Samui and am returning to Bnagkok in April for 2 weeks. I am not sure whther to go to Koh Samui again or try Ao Nang.

What do others think? I like the informal atmosphere of Chaweng and the bars and calmness at times. The massage places are lovely and the scenery great. Nice to mix with peopel from all over the world too. How does Ao Nang compare please?

Kevin

Italy
Destination Expert
for Livigno, Lombardy
posts: 39,245
reviews: 139
1. Re: Advice sought - Ao Nang or Koh samui ( Chaweng)?

I personally prefer Samui but as you've already been there twice I would check out Ao Nang.

Italy
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for Livigno, Lombardy
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2. Re: Advice sought - Ao Nang or Koh samui ( Chaweng)?

Have you already been to Phuket? if not that might also be an option.

Poulton Le Fylde...
Destination Expert
for Khao Lak, Khao Sok National Park
posts: 26,984
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3. Re: Advice sought - Ao Nang or Koh samui ( Chaweng)?

... or Khao Lak which is like Chaweng and Ao Nang (and Phuket!!!) before they became commercialised.

Singapore
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reviews: 6
4. Re: Advice sought - Ao Nang or Koh samui ( Chaweng)?

I would say Ao Nang, Krabi is one of the place on earth you have to visit. Just read the many postings here and lots of positive feedbacks regarding this wonderful place.No need to hesistate, Krabi is your clear choice. Like everyone who has been to this place you will have a great time and a great memory to keep.

Northampton
posts: 2
reviews: 1
5. Re: Advice sought - Ao Nang or Koh samui ( Chaweng)?

Thanks for the advice - it is very helpful. Any further opinions from those of you who have been to both places would be great too.

Roll on April 11th!

Poulton Le Fylde...
Destination Expert
for Khao Lak, Khao Sok National Park
posts: 26,984
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6. Re: Advice sought - Ao Nang or Koh samui ( Chaweng)?

It is very easy and misleading to say that Patong is synonomous with Phuket and Ao Nang with Krabi. Neither is true! There is more to Phuket than Patong and more to Krabi than Ao Nang, unless, of course, you want a not as nice as it used to be beach and MdDonald's, Starbucks etc!

7. Re: Advice sought - Ao Nang or Koh samui ( Chaweng)?

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