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Lonely Beach And Bailan Bay

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North Lonely Beach (the beach itself)

On Lonely Beach itself, a handful of resorts are equipped to satisfy everyone from backpackers to luxury-seekers, though none are anything to write home about. We opted not to list upscale Bhumiyana Resort after their staff made it passively obvious that our baseball cap and baggy shorts were not up to their standards. Note that Siam Hut Resort has received several reports of theft over the years; so keep that in mind before taking one of their crummy old beach huts.

  • Siam Beach Resort

    Siam Beach Resort

    Generic block or bungalow with a view?

    100/1 Moo 4, Lonely Beach, Ko Chang
    T: (089) 922 4495; F: (039) 558 082

    When we asked to see the cheapest rooms at this large resort that occupies Lonely Beach's best (and northernmost) stretch of sand, three receptionists handed us a key and told us to go find it on our ... Read the full review of Siam Beach Resort.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 5 votes Midrange
  • Nature Beach Resort

    Nature Beach Resort

    Good bungalows, beachfront location

    98 Moo 4, Lonely Beach, Ko Chang
    T: (039) 558 025-7; F: (039) 558 026

    Fronting a great stretch of beach that's a 10-minute stroll from the village, Nature Beach has some ups and downs. The cheapest log cabin style fan bungalows are quite inviting, with thatch roofs, ... Read the full review of Nature Beach Resort.

    3 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker

South Lonely Beach (the rocky coast and village)

Most of the "Lonely Beach" accommodation is found along the rocky coastline further south from the actual beach and off the nearby main drag. Practically every restaurant and minimart in this area has a few cheap rooms for rent. Budget travellers should have no trouble finding a cheap, basic room here even in peak season, but keep in mind that the party atmosphere and ear-popping music often continues into the wee morning hours.

  • Kachapura Resort

    Kachapura Resort

    Surprisingly elegant

    Lonely Beach, Ko Chang
    T: (081) 285 2999;

    With a name that might give off the impression that this is a high-end boutique resort, Kachapura does deliver some elegance in a budget package. Great value detached cottages are spread well apart ... Read the full review of Kachapura Resort .

    4 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Warapura Resort

    Warapura Resort

    Serene style on the rocks

    4/3 Moo 1, Lonely Beach, Ko Chang
    T: (039) 558 123; F: (039) 558 198

    Perfect for couples who want some luxury by the sea but not a generic beach resort experience, Warapura has a youthful, understated style. With whitewashed walls and turquoise trim, rooms are in a ... Read the full review of Warapura Resort.

    4 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange
  • KLKL Hostel

    KLKL Hostel

    Quirky design with a swimming pool

    Lonely Beach, Koh Chang
    T: (083) 088 3808;

    Situated a short walk from the action, but 10 minutes from the beach, KLKL is one of the quirkiest places to stay on Ko Chang. As best we can tell, the theme is ‘prison camp for surfers'. Large ... Read the full review of KLKL Hostel.

    3.5 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Seaflower Resort

    Seaflower Resort

    Pink bungalows in a seaside garden

    Lonely Beach, Ko Chang

    Set in the exact spot where Lonely Beach first rose to backpacker glory thanks to the now long-gone Treehouse Bungalows, Seaflower has a big cluster of pink concrete bungalows overlooking a lovely ... Read the full review of Seaflower Resort.

    3.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Stone Free

    Stone Free

    Cheapies above the bar

    Lonely Beach, Ko Chang

    Practically every business in the Lonely Beach ‘village' has a few cheap rooms for rent upstairs, but none possess the character of Stone Free. The ground floor of this rag-tag backpacker favourite ... Read the full review of Stone Free.

    3.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Oasis

    Oasis

    A cut above the rest

    Soi Tian Chai 3, Lonely Beach, Ko Chang
    T: (081) 721 2547;

    In 2012, this serene hilltop retreat was bought by a Dutch couple who have done a fabulous job with what was already a quality bungalow joint. Simple dark wood bungalows and larger but still very ... Read the full review of Oasis.

    3.5 stars Under 600B 3 votes Backpacker
  • Magic Garden

    Magic Garden

    Long-running bungalow joint

    4/37 Moo 1, Lonely Beach, Ko Chang
    T: (083) 756 8827;

    Magic Garden is central to the village in Lonely Beach, with good value wood bungalows spread over a large and lush hillside. The huts come with thatch roofs, woven bamboo doors and inviting porches ... Read the full review of Magic Garden.

    3.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker

Bailan Bay

Quieter than neighbouring Lonely Beach, but without the great stretch of sand, Ao Bailan has some solid budget to midrange options, some along the rocky coastline and others on the inland side of the road. The only place where you can actually stay on the beach is Bailan Beach Resort, but anyone is free to enjoy this sliver of sand for free. Overall, the quality and value of accommodation in Bailan is exceptional.

  • Lazy Republique Villa

    Lazy Republique Villa

    Modern villas on a hill

    37/7 Moo 1, Ao Bailan, Ko Chang
    T: (087) 041 2905;

    Set amid a quiet, green hillside on the inland side of the road as you enter Bailan from Lonely Beach, this French-owned spot has five contemporary-styled villas that have drawn rave online reviews. ... Read the full review of Lazy Republique Villa.

    4 stars 600B to 1,500B 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Tarzan Island Resort

    Tarzan Island Resort

    Well-done thatched village

    Ao Bailan, Ko Chang
    T: (083) 007 6977;

    Located on the inland side of the main road, this relatively large budget spot has a range of well-done wooden bungalows set around a well-groomed garden. Grassy strands from the high thatched roofs ... Read the full review of Tarzan Island Resort.

    4 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Bailan Bay Resort

    Bailan Bay Resort

    Simple seclusion

    5/1 Moo 1, Ao Bailan, Ko Chang
    T: (039) 558 077;

    As you ascend the hill from the Lonely Beach direction, Bailan Bay Resort is the first place you come to on the right-hand side, with a roadside restaurant that affords tremendous views to the west. ... Read the full review of Bailan Bay Resort.

    4 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Bailan Hut

    Bailan Hut

    Funky seaside digs

    Ao Bailan, Ko Chang
    T: (087) 704 9057;

    At the very end of a side road that winds past some other low-key budget spots (including Green Cottage), Bailan Hut is a great choice for funky flashpackers or backpackers. Though the fan bungalows ... Read the full review of Bailan Hut.

    4 stars Under 600B 2 votes Backpacker
  • Green Cottage Beach Resort

    Green Cottage Beach Resort

    Affordable extras by the sea

    Ao Bailan, Ko Chang
    T: (091) 241 3191;

    This laid back spot has average white bungalows with large porches that bag you direct sea views, though there's no beach here. The resort (it's really more of a bungalow joint) has attempted to make ... Read the full review of Green Cottage Beach Resort.

    3.5 stars Under 600B 1 vote Backpacker
  • Bailan Beach Resort

    Bailan Beach Resort

    Bailan's proper resort

    37 Moo 1, Ao Bailan, Ko Chang
    T: (086) 559 7954;

    Enjoying a sliver of beach amid the mangroves of tiny Bailan Bay, this mid-size, midrange resort continues to deliver fine rooms and good service. The odd aspect about this place is that the ... Read the full review of Bailan Beach Resort.

    3.5 stars 1,500B to 4,000B 1 vote Midrange


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