We’re back from Phuket! The weather was incredibly hot, all of us were perpetually drenched in sweat, especially the children.
We stayed at the Sheraton Laguna Phuket. The resort is looking a bit tired but overall it was a pleasant experience. Our room was big enough for all 5 of us. We had a King size bed, a double bed and a baby crib. The nice thing about Sheraton is that they provide cribs, sterilisers, bed guards and even child size robes.
We had to wake the children up early since our flight was at 9am.
We chose an early flight, simply because it coincided with Max’s nap time. Thank goodness he slept throughout the flight and was quite the little angel. Ally just kept asking question after question, luckily the other passengers thought she was cute.
It was really great having grandma along with us. The children enjoyed her company and we were grateful for another pair of helping hands.
The Sheraton is one of 7 hotels in a compound. They are build around a lagoon and you can hop onto a boat for a tour. The lagoon is breathtaking, especially in the early morning just as the sun is rising.
The hotel has 2 elephants that pay a visit during breakfast. Ally was really excited about meeting them and she even had a chance to sit on one.
I thought it was very brave of Ally to go right up and pat the elephant. She didn’t hesitate and was happily feeding it bananas.
We spent a lot of time in the swimming pool, the weather was just so hot but the pool provided little relief from the heat. The water was actually warm, that was how hot the sun was while we were there. It was like swimming in a heated pool, under the scorching sun.
One morning we decided to take a walk along the beach. The Andaman sea was gorgeous but very rough, definitely not safe to swim in especially during monsoon season.
Ally and I had a fun time jumping into the water just as the tide was coming in.
Now for the real thing…..
The flight home was uneventful, we didn’t get dirty looks from any of the other passengers which is always a plus. I’m definitely looking forward to our next holiday.