When visiting Southern Thailand, there are too many beautiful beaches to choose from that I didn’t know where to start. I wanted to visit them all! There are:
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Photo credit: Koh Lanta Pocket Guide
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Screenshot taken from Aspasia’s website.
Phuket’s main attraction is its beaches, and one of its main sources of revenues is tourism. In our opinion, tourism drove up a lot of the prices in Phuket — with the influx of tourist, the local entrepreneurs (i.e.: taxi operators, restaurants, etc.) have put a premium on basic necessities such as transportation and food. However, tourism dictates the price quite a bit.
To illustrate, below are the taxi fares that we paid per kilometer for each city we visited — Chiang Mai, Bangkok and Phuket:
The distance between Chiang Mai International Airport and Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa is 7.5km and we paid only THB150 (negotiated from THB200), this gives us THB20 per kilometer.
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