by: Tara Alton
Are you ready to take the
plunge? Receive your professional PADI dive certificate
while staying at one of the most beautiful and unspoiled
stretches of white sand beach in all of southern Thailand.
We are offering a package on the dates of June 10 through
20, 2005 that will include:
- 2 nights in Bangkok at a
cozy, centrally located guesthouse with pickup from
airport if desired
- 5 nights at beachside
resort including meals, accommodation, 4 day dive course
certificate, and transport to and from with guide.
- Visit to elephant
sanctuary within a national park
- 1 night in Hua Hin
- 2 additional nights in
Our stay in the south cannot
be rivaled in terms of comfort, quality and beauty. We will
have the white sands and crystal blue waters virtually to
ourselves. When not diving, options abound such as enjoying
a relaxing Thai massage, swimming laps in the Olympic sized
pool, playing beach volleyball, going on a firefly or squid
boat tour in the evening or simply enjoying a good book
under the palms. First rate accommodations include air
conditioning, hot water and cable TV in every room.
For nature lovers, the
grounds at the resort host the most exotic and beautiful
flora in Thailand. In addition, fruits and vegetables are
grown organically and eggs are raised naturally to supply
the restaurant. The resort also utilizes a water reclamation
system to irrigate the grounds, makes compost using kitchen
scraps to fertilize the garden and uses energy efficient air
conditioning in its newer rooms. In the ‘Play + Learn’
garden (Plearn) you can learn about the sustainable
agriculture practiced here.
Our trip will also include a
stop at an elephant sanctuary in a National Park. This is a
rare opportunity to get off the beaten track and observe
elephants, an esteemed national symbol, in their natural
habitats. With a one night stop in Hua Hin, known for
outstanding food and shopping, our package includes it all.
While in Bangkok, your guide will navigate you through the
sights, sounds and smells of this great city. Temples,
restaurants, shopping and more!! We’ll show you the way.
This paradise has so much to
offer, we invite you to come with us!
- Available pickup from
airport and drop off at Bangkok guesthouse.
- Breakfast included
today. Bangkok tour day, visit temples via river boat,
China town and other highlights of the city.
- Breakfast included.
Travel day; down to resort.
- PADI dive course at
resort. Meals and accommodation included.
- Stay in Hua Hin tonight
via elephant sanctuary visit.
- Travel day; back to
- Bangkok day; What would
you like to do? Museums, shopping, nightlife…we’ll get
you there! Breakfast included today.
- Trip commences,
breakfast included. Optional airport drop off if desired
Email us at :[email protected]
for more information.
|About The Author
"Your guide, Tara Alton
has lived in Thailand and traveled extensively
throughout the country. She has a strong knowledge
of Thai culture, customs and society. In the city
and country, she will provide highlights and 'must
sees' for every type of traveler as well as the
historical, social and environmental background of
the areas in which we are traveling. Tara has
traveled to Thailand throughout her life and upon
completing college, spent a year there teaching and
volunteering for a Thai environmental organization.
Tara will not only guide you on this tour, but will
serve to make your journey as comfortable and
enjoyable as you wish. Our goal is to provide you
with a helpful companion and a knowledgeable
resource in one. As a half Thai, native of
California, she is well equipped to help bridge the
cultural gap between foreign visitors and Thais and
make this an informative, enlightening and enjoyable
trip for all."