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Ian.....whats it like at the moment arriving Sunday

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Ian.....whats it like at the moment arriving Sunday

Hi, i'm thinking of bringing my thai wife and daughter to koh chang on sunday for a week, we're in Samui at the moment and wonder what the weather is like now. Looking for a nice resort with a good pool and if they have some activities for the kids better still. Price isnt a worry. Can you spare some advice please Ian

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1. Re: Ian.....whats it like at the moment arriving Sunday

Weather is surprisingly good at the moment. Other than a few showers last night there hasnt been any rain for well over a week. Today it looks cloudier than the past few days though.

The sea is also much calmer now although there are still quite strong currents so it's best not to let young kids go in unsupervised.

Kacha Resort, Whitesands gets good reviews from families with young kids. It's on the busiest beach but at this time of year it's pretty quiet still.

Paradise Resort, Klong Prao beach also has a good pool and kids play area. Also it's on a nice long stretch of quiet beach. Shops etc only 5 minutes walk away.

The Amari Emerald Cove , probably the best hotel on the island, has plenty of space for kids to run around in and an artifical beach area so that they can play in the sand without going too near the sea. and a good children's pool.

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2. Re: Ian.....whats it like at the moment arriving Sunday

magic thankyou.... if the weather remains the same are you up for a boat tour ? 3 pax :-)

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3. Re: Ian.....whats it like at the moment arriving Sunday

Our boat's out of the water at the moment, it's still pretty rough when you get away from the slelter of the island and onto the open sea. Most small boats wont be back in use until mid to late September or later.

But there are a couple of speedboat companies who will rent a boat if the conditions are OK - Magic Resort & Kai Bae Hut both have half a dozen speedboats each

However, snorkelling tour operators arent running their boats at the moment and you're unlikely to have good visibility if you do go out in a boat and look for fish.

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4. Re: Ian.....whats it like at the moment arriving Sunday

Raining today - lots of grey cloud and it's been drizzling all morning.

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5. Re: Ian.....whats it like at the moment arriving Sunday

We came and thoroughly enjoyed it , weather was poor for one morning other than that was lovely, stayed at the Amari, enjoyed that as well. We will return for our next trip, when we will have more time. Thanks for the advice.

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