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Cliff Cottage

Old huts, magnificent scenery

Photo of Cliff Cottage, Bang Bao, Ko Chang. , Bang Bao

What we say: 3.5 stars

Occupying a thin stretch of land that fronts a secluded cove where the peninsula first begins to stretch southwards, the bungalows at this long-running backpacker favourite enjoy one of the best locations on all of Ko Chang. They're set at the top of a forested hill where a constant sea breeze rattles the leaves on towering trees. The bungalows themselves, however, are little more than run-down sheds with lots of open cracks in the faded wood walls, old firm mattresses with mosquito nets, moveable fans and a couple of plastic chairs on porches that enjoy impressive sunset views. Shared cold water bathroom facilities are located at the bottom of a long concrete stairway -- don't forget your torch. Get up early (or stay up late) and head to the backside of the bungalows to watch the sunrise. Cliff Cottage also has a string of rather bland but comfortable air-con rooms with ensuite hot water bathrooms and fridges in a motel-style building. These are similar to what's offered at neighbouring Cliff View Resort. With a few hammocks and a tiny swimming pool overlooking the cove, the restaurant/bar is a great place to kick back and we found the staff to be very sweet and helpful.

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Bang Bao, Ko Chang.  T: (085) 904 6706 
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Bungalow air-con private b'room 900 baht 900 baht
Bungalow fan share b'room 400 baht 400 baht

Added to Travelfish on: 29th May, 2006
Last visited or updated on: 22nd December, 2013

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Usually found exploring Bangkok's side streets or south Thailand's islands, David Luekens is an American freelance writer & photographer who finds everyday life in Asia to be extraordinary. You can follow his travails here.
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Cliff Cottage
Bang Bao, Ko Chang. 
T: (085) 904 6706 
http://www.cliff-cottage.com/

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