I have finally cleared some free time and got down to blogging about my short getaway at Club Med Phuket. It was a four days three nights stay at the Kata Beach holiday resort. This is my second visit to Phuket; the first time was at Patong Beach with my clique from JC during our university years. Kata Beach, located at the south of the island, is quieter and less bustling than Patong (the main beach), and I found that I preferred that.
We had to reach the airport rather early in the morning and fortunately, we had two good friends who were willing to wake up before the sun rose to send the four of us to the airport. Sorry for the slightly blur picture!
After a two hour flight, an expedient visa on arrival and an hour taxi ride, we reached Club Med Phuket slightly before noon. It was rather easy to hail a cab from the airport, as they had a taxi counter. The fare was 900 Baht (SGD$35). We realised at the end of the trip, that transportation costs at Phuket were exorbitant.
Unlike Club Med Bali, which had a central walkway with blocks branching off it, Club Med Phuket was a long row of blocks with meandering walkways. We lost count of how many right and left turns we took to reach our block.
We got inter-connecting garden view Club Rooms, located on the top floor. The rooms were definitely bigger and nicer than the ones at Bali. We even had a balcony with deck chairs! Thus, I spent more time in my room (and also because there were lesser activities here).