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"Phuket or Koh Samui in May, what do you think?"

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"Phuket or Koh Samui in May, what do you think?"

Background Information:

>3 boys and 2 girls going to Thailand.

>All single and aged 25.

>Going for 10 days starting the 8th of May.

>Enjoy being kept active and entertained over peace and relaxation

The question is:

Would be more advisable to stay in Koh Samui over Phuket? To be precise; will it be dramatically quieter and have noticably poorer weather in Phuket in the low season?

Consideration to be given to the fact we like to get out and about and see/do things over relaxing on a beach.

BTW money is not a defining issue as I realise Phuket will be cheaper due to it being the down season.

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1. Re: "Phuket or Koh Samui in May, what do you think?"

Hi Guys.

Koh Samui should ?????? have considerably better weather in May than Phuket.

Cheers Bob.

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2. Re: "Phuket or Koh Samui in May, what do you think?"

Koh Samui and you could include a few nights on nearby Koh Tap for geat atmosphere, snorkeling etc, easy and cheap ferry between Samui and Koh Tao

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3. Re: "Phuket or Koh Samui in May, what do you think?"

Hi

From your criteria and western wise May in the east coast ( koh Samui and surrounding islands koh Tao and koh phagnan) should / will be better.

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4. Re: "Phuket or Koh Samui in May, what do you think?"

If money is not a deciding factor then I would Definately pick Samui. If you were trying to save money and were happy to take a risk on the weather I would say Phuket.

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5. Re: "Phuket or Koh Samui in May, what do you think?"

Better weather for Samui on May.If you stay at Samui should ask people there for the date of fullmoon party at koh phanga.

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6. Re: "Phuket or Koh Samui in May, what do you think?"

Sorry but it's quite a different feeling for both island.

If i were you I'll try to visit both coast (if you say so that money is not a defining issue ^p^ )

7. Re: "Phuket or Koh Samui in May, what do you think?"

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