Note: This letter was posted on MuiNeBeach.net on November 3 and is being relocated here. Sankara was invited to make a response but we did not receive one.
Your neighbors lie awake night after night because the noise from Sankara’s outdoor speakers is being blasted into gardens and bedrooms throughout the area. Hotel guests and resident families with young children are forced to listen to drunken discotheque customers whooping and screaming into the night at odd hours and toward morning.
The nighttime noise level projected into one of the hotels near you was measured at 86 decibels; four hotels down the road at 60+ decibels. Prolonged exposure to 85 decibels or more can cause permanent hearing damage.
Family-run hotels are are losing customers whose chance to enjoy a quiet evening has been ruined, babies are losing sleep, folks who must get up in the morning for work or school are helpless against the onslaught of noise.
What we have been asking for is just some common courtesy, nothing unreasonable: If you want to play music that’s fine but please keep it contained to your own property.
Hopefully, Sankara’s nuisance status can still be salvaged and turned into something positive!
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