Sabrina Fiorini review 10 Dec 2018
1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?
I enjoyed breakfast right on the beach and the sunsets tremendously. In terms of activity it was probably the bamboo rafting.
2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?
Do your own research when it comes to animal related activities to ensure that
your money supports a truly ethical organisation. Pack a reusable water bottle, cup and/or straw. Fresh fruit shakes and smoothies are available cheaply but come in one-time use plastic. Avoid that and use water refill station to reduce the
amount of plastic used during your trip.
3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?
Not especially noticeable.
4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?
Very good. The agent I booked with was very communicative, each day/major
part of my itinerary was confirmed a day ahead while I was traveling by the local team. I returned relaxed and happy overall-exactly what I was hoping for.
Read the operator's response here:
Hi Sabrina. Thanks for the great review, it's wonderful to know that you enjoyed your time in Thailand and that you thought the trip was well planned. There
are a number of fantastic areas where we show our commitment to responsible tourism in Thailand, although the majority of these are in the north. However,
by visiting the hotel you chose, you were able to put money into the community of Khao Lak, where there is little for businesses to generate revenue except by
tourism. You'll also find it comforting to know that the hotel operates a strict policy on the tours they offer to make sure they adhere to the national park rules.
It's also great to see that you visited the turtle conservation center and found it informative and enjoyable. By supporting initiatives like this you are able to
keep the good work continuing.
Finally, thank you also for your tip on water bottles - we are currently discussing the best ways to tackle this issue and decrease the amount of single use
plastic that is used on our trips.