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worth it?

I'm going honeymoon in Samui and considering a stay in Koh Tao, but is it really worth it?

I'm looking for:

- nice scenery

- good seafood

- good hotel, clean, have bed-nets and an awesome sea view

- a boat trip and some snorkling (not keen on diving)

I'm willing to pay anything from 50 to 230$ a night (if I'm getting a private pool hehe), I actually targeted "the place" but unfortunately it's booked the time when I'm going(next september) and I eliminated the haad-tien from my choices for some reasons.

Opinions anyone?

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Thanks lushylynss I've seen posts that u have to spray 10 times a day.

You might be able to guide me in my trip. It's just for a relaxing stay for 1 week. Never been to Thailand before. From melbourne. 3 nights koh Tao and 5 nights koh samui in bophat, do u think it sounds ok and long enough?

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Yes that sounds like a good mix. I can't comment on Bophut itself but 3 days on Tao will give you a brief but nice overview.

I've never known anyone have to spray 10 times a day. Obviously, it depends on what spray you use too!

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13. Re: worth it?

If you are on the beach, or in a wide open sunny place with a breeze during the day, you don't really get bit. That being said, we found ourselves in the pool more than usual b/c that's the one place that mosquitos can't get to you. We did get bit during the day time when were on our balcony after we came back from the beach around 3pm.

There are a lot of bugs, but there are a lot of bugs in Koh Samui too. I think there were slightly more in Koh Tao, but just slightly more. You still have to take precautions in Koh Samui. I would bring a lightweight long pants and long sleaves so you don't have to worry as much about mosquitos.

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