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Star Beach Bungalows

Backpacker heaven

Photo of Star Beach Bungalows, Haad Sai Khao, Ko Chang. , Haad Sai Khao

What we say: 3.5 stars

Star Beach is another ultra-laidback spot with a reggae vibe and basic rooms perched on a steep hillside directly over the beach. Rooms are painted sky blue and yellow on the outside, while inside they have hardwood floors, firm beds on unusually high wood stilted platforms and mosquito nets. All come with hot water bathrooms and balconies, with the pricier ones set high above with fantastic sunset views through a giant deer's ear tree that hangs over the whole place. Staff members are young and relaxed, and we met a few guests who had returned every year for the last five years to take advantage of the chilled out atmosphere. Note that Chang Bar is next door, so don't expect it to be quiet early in the evenings. Star Beach's neighbours -- Pen's, Ban Na and Chang Bar -- all offer similar backpacker digs at similar prices, so even if it's full, there's sure to be an available room around here somewhere.


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Contact details:

Haad Sai Khao, Ko Chang.  T: (084) 345 1079 

What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Bungalow fan private b'room 400 baht 500 baht Upto 650 baht

Added to Travelfish on: 29th May, 2006
Last visited or updated on: 28th February, 2014

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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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