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Pansand Resort

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Photo of Pansand Resort, Near the main beach, Ko Bulon Lae. , Ko Bulon Lae

What we say: 3.5 stars

The Pansand overlooks a scenic lawn with abundant palms and flowers in a quiet corner near the school and beach. It still strikes us as somewhat overpriced, though the value seems better after neighbouring Bulone and Marina resorts upped their prices considerably. The mid-size resort features simple yet comfortable white cottages in a few different sizes, with slightly cheaper bamboo editions located on the other side of a small canal. Fully enclosed bungalows are made from a mix of wood and concrete, with terracotta roofs and interiors of woven bamboo walls, tile floors and wooden furnishings. There's no air-con, but ceiling fans and screened windows keep the air flowing when power is switched on from 18:00 to 06:00. Beds are soft and equipped with mosquito nets, and the cold-water bathrooms have modern sinks and flush toilets. The resort has a large open-air restaurant and smaller gazebo where you can enjoy a romantic seaside dinner. There's also a shared internet station and book exchange in reception, though it's often locked. While we've found the staff to be impersonal compared to smaller places, Pansand's combination of comfort and quietude set it apart. All rates include breakfast. Expect a price drop of 200 to 300 baht if you're visiting in the shoulder months or travelling solo.

    Contact details:

    Near the main beach, Ko Bulon Lae.  T: (081) 693 3667 , (075) 211 010 
    Email them at: pansand@cscoms.com
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    What we were quoted

    Type of room Low season High season Notes
    Standard - Double n/a 1,600 baht
    Deluxe bungalow n/a 1,900 baht 2,100 baht for beachfront
    Superior - Double n/a 1,800 baht 1,900 baht for beachfront

    Added to Travelfish on: 19th March, 2006
    Last visited or updated on: 16th January, 2015

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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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    Pansand Resort
    Near the main beach, Ko Bulon Lae. 
    T: (081) 693 3667 , (075) 211 010 
    pansand@cscoms.com
    http://www.pansand-resort.com

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