When going to Cherating, please keep in mind that there aren't any banks or any ATMs there. Of course you always can take the bus to the nearest town (which isn't too far away).
According to the LP you also can exchange traveller's cheques and cash at the Travelpost to some unfavourable rates.
There is kind of mosquitos that bitten affection will cause swollen...for those who is allergic...so be prepare...of course is not poisoning...bring the medicine or anything that can avoid...I got a few also, but is recovered...hehehehe
yes, is jelly fish...becarefull when u r at the beach...the same thing is to bring the medicine or spray to help it...Just to be aware...anyhow there still a lot people go for the water sport...hehehe