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Cashewnut Tree Bungalows

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Photo of Cashewnut Tree Bungalows, 100 Moo 5, Ao Kantiang, Ko Lanta. , Far Southern Ko Lanta

What we say: 3.5 stars

Under new management as of 2013, this tiny bungalow joint is located in an actual cashew nut orchard about halfway up the hill that forms Kantiang's northern border. The scent of cashew fruit fills the air. A small number of clean, spacious and simple concrete A-frame bungalows are set in two lines under the cashew trees. The accommodation is basic but comfier than you might expect for the price, with tin roofs, tile floors, wall-mounted fans or air-con, firm beds with good linens and mosquito nets, attached wet bathrooms and front terraces. One of the rooms we checked out had a blazing bright orange interior paint job, while another came with several swing-open windows. Note that the cold-water bathrooms don't have sinks. The staff member we met was very friendly once we finally tracked her down. From Cashewnut it's a five-minute walk down to the beach, three minutes to the village and two minutes up to the fantastic views from Topview's restaurant. There's no WiFi but you can find it at nearby cafes. If you want to save 100 baht on a less inspiring room that's a little closer to the village, check out nearby Kantiang Guesthouse.


    Contact details:

    100 Moo 5, Ao Kantiang, Ko Lanta.  T: (089) 591 6480 
    Email them at: Cashewnut_tree@hotmail.com

    What we were quoted

    Type of room Low season High season Notes
    Bungalow fan private b'room 400 baht 500 baht
    Bungalow air-con private b'room 600 baht 800 baht

    Added to Travelfish on: 5th June, 2014
    Last visited or updated on: 11th November, 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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    Cashewnut Tree Bungalows
    100 Moo 5, Ao Kantiang, Ko Lanta. 
    T: (089) 591 6480 
    Cashewnut_tree@hotmail.com

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