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Enjoying your phuket thailand vacations

Enjoying Your Phuket Thailand Vacations

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Phuket is a dream destination for travelers especially for those who are beach enthusiasts. If you are planning on your Phuket Thailand vacations, it is necessary to know the different exciting beaches where you can have the most enjoyable time ever. Beaches in Phuket are famous around the world.

Travelers from the world over have their Phuket Thailand vacations because of these beautiful beaches. Most of these beaches can be seen just along the coast of Phuket as well as on the island. If you want to experience an exciting nightlife, Patong is the best place to be. Patong is known for its fantastic nightlife as well as different activities whether during the day or night.

For people who want more solitude, the beach to go to is the Nai Thon beach, which has fascinating views. Nai Thon does not have the crowds compared to other beaches so you can enjoy the serenity it provides. Its unspoiled nature is perfect for every tourist’s Phuket Thailand vacations.

If you are in Phuket, you should visit the Wat Chalong or known as the Chalong Temple, which is full of Phuket culture and history. There was a legend that Wat Chaitararam was a place where miracles were performed and that the Wat had healing powers. You can see the world-famous Buddhist statues including Pho Than Jao Nonsi as well as the temples of Luang Pho Gleum and Luang Poh Chuang. A splinter of Lord Buddha’s bone is located at the Grand Pagoda that dominates the temple. As you walk through the area, you can see the paintings that hang all over the walls depicting the life of the Buddha.

Thailand is known for Thai boxing sport and you should not miss watching a Muay Thai match, especially if you are into boxing. Muay Thai originated in Thailand and it is one of the most popular sports in the place. You can go to the boxing stadium located in Phuket town every Friday night to experience Muay Thai boxing with rituals and accompanied by music.

Tourists can take a leisure walk along Khao Phra Thaeo National Park, which is one of Phuket’s virgin rainforest. It was transformed into a national park where travelers can enjoy the beauty of nature. Trekkers can go for an eight kilometers trek to the park that leads to the magnificent Tonsai waterfall.

You can visit the old Phuket where you can find the streets full of one hundred year old shops that were renovated into small beautiful hotels, shops and restaurants. The town gives you a different feel of Phuket with its old attractions.

Your perfect Phuket Thailand vacations will never be complete with your comfortable stay in luxurious hotels, holiday homes and villas. Different types of villas are located anywhere in the area. Choose from service apartments, luxury beachfront villas to hilltop villas that offer you with breathtaking views of the ocean. All these accommodations are available whether you intend to stay just for the weekend or even for the whole month.

To know more about Phuket Thailand vacations, it is necessary to check different websites to get the best deals of hotel accommodations, trips and vacation packages.

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Bali liveaboard scuba diving vacation

Bali Liveaboard Scuba Diving Vacation

Contrary to what many scuba divers may think, a liveaboard scuba diving in Bali may not necessarily be more expensive relative to conventional scuba diving vacations. As a matter of fact, liveaboard scuba diving, if well planned may even save you money and hassles.

Firstly, you will save a lot of transportation time and costs, such as traveling to your dive operator’s boat and then after your dive, returning to your hotel or resort, lugging your cumbersome scuba diving gear to and fro, then repeating this same process for the next couple of days during your scuba diving vacation in Bali.

Next, you save money from hotel or resort accommodation because since you are living on the liveaboard dive boat, there will be no need for hotel or resort bookings. On top of that, you do not need to hunt for expensive meals in your hotel or resort since all liveaboard scuba diving packages will include meals. This will also mean that you will be probably having very fresh and succulent sea food caught by the crew while you are enjoying your scuba diving.

The highlight of your liveaboard Bali scuba diving vacation is that you can dive in many exotic dive spots instead of the ones near where you stay. This is because you need not return to your resort hotel to retire for the day, the liveaboard dive boat will cruise to far flung scuba diving locations while you are sleeping, again saving you time and best of all, you get to save more money by diving in more dive locations for the same price.

Below is a typical liveaboard Bali scuba diving package offered by quite a few Bali dive operators.

Day One-Visit one of Bali’s most interesting street on the way to Pemuteran & Menjangan North West Bali which will also include a stopover in View Point Restaurant Sanda. Dive Sites: Pemuteran House Reef & Reef Project or Secret Bay in Gilimanuk

Day Two-After breakfast, you will hop onboard for a dive boat trip to Menjangan Island. Dive Sites: Menjangan – National Park, Walls, Anker Wreck, Coral Garden, lunch and surface rest on a white sandy beach.

Day Three-Dive Sites: Amed or Tulamben or Secret Spot, Drop Off, Liberty Wreck Dive and Wall Dive

Day Four-After breakfast drive to East – Bali and stop over to view Bali Islands famous terraced rice fields. Dive Sites: Blue Lagoon & White Beach including a night dive in Blue Lagoon

Day Five-Dive Sites: Gili Mimpang & Gili Tepekong or Gili Biaha

Day Six-Dive Sites: Gili Biaha or Nusa Penida or Nusa Lembongan 2 Speedboat Dives.

Day Seven-Dive Sites: Blue Lagoon – White Beach – Chanel

So if you want to save time, money and hassle during your Bali scuba diving vacation, why not try liveaboard scuba diving?

Best places to stay in south dakota

Best Places to Stay in South Dakota

Worried about accommodation options on a first-time trip to South Dakota? Read on and get a glimpse of your choices.

Visiting South Dakota for the first time? If that doesn’t ring a bell, then you probably don’t realize this is where the famous four faces in the mountain are seen.

Hotels and lodging places are always the first concern for first time visitors to a certain destination. But whether you’re on a business trip or here on a holiday, rest assured clean and comfortable lodging option is plenty in this Midwest State. The Mount Rushmore State draws thousands of tourists each year who come to enjoy the scenic beauty of the Black Hills on the west, wide open plains on the east, and the Dakota stretch of the Missouri River that divide the state into its West River and East River districts.

Looking for a non-smoking place to stay for your holiday in South Dakota? Comfort Inn Pierre is your best bet. It is located a few blocks from the Missouri River, and the hotel offers you the stunning river sunset everyday. Another few blocks from the state capitol, you’re close enough for any business meetings or events location. Clean, comfortable guestrooms come with excellent staff trained in total guest experience makes this hotel and wonderful choice for both business and leisure visitors.

Yankton’s Super 8 is another excellent lodging option. This border hotel is sitting right along the shores of the Missouri River, close to the Nebraska border. Very close to the Gavin’s Point Dam, outdoor enthusiasts are sure to enjoy recreation options available here. Start your day with Super 8′s SuperStart breakfast served hot by courteous and friendly staff at very affordable prices.

The Clubhouse Hotel and Suites in the city of Sioux Falls is a perfect location if you’re looking for lodging close to everything – the Avera McKennan Hospital, the University of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sanford Health, Augustana College and the University Center. If that doesn’t impress you enough, this hotel is also a short distance from W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds, Great Plains Zoo, the Empire Mall, Phillips to the Falls, Delbridge Museum, Sioux Falls Skyforce Basketball, Sioux Falls Stampede Hockey, the Sioux Falls Storm Indoor Football, and the Sioux Falls Canaries Baseball.

Watertown’s Comfort Inn is another comfy lodging option. Wireless high-speed internet access is free in guestrooms and throughout the hotel. A deluxe continental breakfast greets you every morning with no extra charge. You’ll get an exercise room, indoor pool, whirlpool and a business center under one roof.

It is the place to go in Watertown, whether you’re a tired business traveler or an excited tourist. What’s more? You get an overflowing supply of coffee for all-nighters or late-night meetings and you can even bring a pet along.

Of course, some people prefer other types of accommodation. Whether it’s budget concerns or they just prefer the homelier feel of small bed and breakfast inns, South Dakota’s hospitality industry caters to everyone’s needs, whims or budget range. Decked throughout the state are various locally-run inns, motels and lodging houses that offer you the quintessential feel and the finest of Midwestern hospitality.

Whether it’s a trip you’ve planned ahead or a spur-of-the-moment decision, a place to stay isn’t a problem in South Dakota. It’s guaranteed you’d find one that suits your needs and your budget. So come and enjoy what this Midwestern state has to offer.

Helpful chamomix hotels guide

Helpful Chamomix Hotels Guide

Chamomix has so much to offer when it comes to winter and summer activities like skiing and hiking. There are many places to go here to ski and stay.

Chamomix is a popular resort along the foot of Mont Blanc in the French Alps. It is noted to host the 1st winter Olympic Games in the year 1924. A small railway line and highway connects Chamomix to the valley. There is also a tunnel under Mont-Blanc that connects it to Courmayeur, Italy and Martigny, Switzerland. The most accessible and convenient airport to board and get to Chamomix is in Geneva. During the summer and winter season, the fare (per person) from Geneva Airport to Chamomix is 25?.

To enjoy Chamomix, activities like skiing; hiking and mountaineering are your best options. You can get any of them through Yokmok Adventures (specializes in the Alps), Compagnie des Guides (offers mountain guides) and Mountain Sanctuary (provides Yoga holidays and mountain retreats) among others.

If you’re into skiing, the best places to consider are:

La Flegere and The Brevent – These are the easiest ski destinations from the town center. They offer skiing for all levels but they’re mostly on mid to extreme skiing.

Vallee Blanche – This is the place for glacier skiing. You need a guide and you need to be confident on “red runs” for this.

Les Houches – This is regarded as the best family resort. It oftentimes features the best low-altitude conditions. In fact, it’s the only ski place that has slopes under the tree line, making it suitable even if there is a lot of fog.

The Grand Montets – This place offers the highest and most extreme altitude slopes. It is accessible from Argentiere town.

Le Tour – This is located by the farther end of the valley, going to Martigny. It offers several easier slopes meant for beginners. If you don’t like the cold, this is the best place to catch some sun.

Chamonix Hotels
There are many lodges and hotels even camping areas around Chamomix. These accommodations range from cheap to very expensive. Here are some of them:
High Mountain Holidays – This is a self catering apartment and a chalet specialist. It has been operational for 10 years now. They are known to provide great services.

Prime Accommodation Chamomix – This facility offers self-catering apartments. They feature amazing alpine surroundings and easy accessibility to the mountain railway as well as ski lifts. This is very ideal for small families and groups or even couples.

Mont Blanc Lodge – This is a catered chalet that sleeps twelve. It is located in the heart of Chamomix near the park. They offer free Wi-Fi and a sauna.
Maison Jaune – This is a high-end chattel that offers ski in and ski out services. Accommodations sleep 10 and it has a hot tub.

The Skier’s Lodge – This is a catered chalet that can sleep 20. It has a swimming pool, sauna and hot tub.

Chalet La Foret – This is a traditional chalet that sleeps 10 situated in Les Praz. It also features a self-catering style along with a tub & barrel sauna.

Chalet in the Mountains – This is a self catered and fully equipped chalet that can sleep 8.

The Farmhouse – This is a luxury-catered skiing chalet that sleeps 16. It has a hot tub and sauna.

Chalet Schuss – This is a luxurious ski in and ski out chalet that sleeps 10. It has a sauna and hot tub also.